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1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVCT22B4P
Good Morning Ford/Mazda Techs hears one for you guys.Ford Probe towed into shop Crank no start Checked for spark ok Cranks over sounds like its flooded.Pulled all the plugs and yep dripping with gas.Cleaned all the plugs and pulled the fuel pump relay and cran...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMDA5147S
the intake manifold was loose and leaking,I re-sealed it, new gasket set,new thermostat,etc. The vehicle ran for 5hrs after this and then started too get hot. The next day the client drove the vehicle for about 15 minutes and it got hot again.The following day...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHW26F4T
Unit was towed in, cranks but will not start, check engine and glow plug light come on and go off. All fuses in cab and in PDM are good and checked with at VOM. Swapped relays, no sucess. Checked IPR hsg-full of oil. Oil pressure gauge on dash comes up after a... Trouble codes: P0344 (Cam Sensor Circuit), P0630 (Internal Ram Error)
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14A3T
Fuel pressure is on spec and the only deviation was before relay changed.alternator was monitored for ac voltage as well as dc voltace constant output no spikes.vacuum is also constant,varing with aceleration and deceleration. maf would not recalibrate above 1... Trouble codes: P0340 (canshaft position circuit failure), P1443 (evap. purge flow system)
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IFMZU67E41
HAVE A CODE OF 0171 & 0174 i REPLACE O2 SENSORS CLEAR CODES AFTER 30 MILES CHECK ENG LIGHT CAME BACK ON HAS ANYONE RUN ACROSS THIS BEFORE VAC IS OK PCV IS OK i WAS TOLD BY MECH TO REPLACE 02 SENSORS. Trouble codes: 0171 (system too lean banl 1), 0174 (sys to lean bank 2)
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2004 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L Reverse sensing system VIN: 1FMSU43P94
Hey all, I have this Excursion we are Customizing. (see the project at www.engineeredautomotive.com under "on the go") we have reloacated the RSS sensors on the rear bumper, only to do a final check before painting and the system will not operate. Yes we have ...
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1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP53S6T
thanks to all that replied but we found an intermittent wiring problem as listed below . diagnostic computer scan check data stream & codes dtc p1413 present secondary air injection system . test as required per ford diagnostic flow charts, r&r solid state rel... Trouble codes: P1413.
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FTZR15X7W
First of all: Thanks for the quick & helpful replies received; all of you honed in on the Transfer Case Shift Motor correctly!!! There was power going to the motor; tapping on the motor did not do anything, so we removed it & took it apart and disassembled it ...
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR10U83
thanks for all the replies i replaced the maf and cam sensor and got rid of all but the rough idle, #2bank seems most affected. another ford tech suggested cleaning the injectors.
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ILNHM87A9Y
thanks guys for your help, the car came back miss-firing again, found two more coils not firing right, replaced all coils and clear computer, test drive for 25 miles and ran fine, check next morning and engine ran rough for a few miles and then ran fine, check...
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1994 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4M2DV11W9R
Thanks to each and every iATN Tech who took the time to reply and offer their help. Let me first set up the program, as I am sure many of you will enjoy a good laugh. I am the owner of a shop with three techs, plus myself. Nowadays, my floor time is limited al...
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