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1991 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Rear main seal VIN: 2FDKF38G7M
This is being posted for a fellow shop owner. He recently replaced the rear main seal on this 460 while the engine was out for other repairs. The original seal was damp but not wet, but the decision was made to replace while everything was apart. Since then it...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U4T
This car occasionally blows the 30 amp fuse in the under hood power distribution center for the EEC power. This is the large plug in fuse and is labeled in the cover EEC pwr.I removed the fuse and connected an amp gauge in its place and very carefully watched ...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FTCR10A8T
Vehicle has a terrible hesitation on accel off of an idle, gets worse as it warms up, will eventually start backfiring through intake. Has 40 psi fuel pressure, vantage checked TPS for problems(none found), Have triple checked cam timing-OK, new MAF sensor(no ...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X5V
the fuel trim is -20 and -22 at idle goes towards 0 at cruse fuel injector were cleaned-intake manifold resealed-fule injector flow tested= good- ck. for vacuum leak with smoke tester- NO LEAKS FOUND- sent alot of time making sure- substuited another MAF senso... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2FMZA5249X
vehicle has a dinger that goes off when driven over 75 mph. customer would like to have this feature turned off, or the setting changed, does anybody know how? thanks in advance for the help
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX31F4X
hello, having proplem with this on only firing on left side. omh out engine harness and from 24 to idm okay. remove right v.c. inspect and test okay. try known good idm and run self test with ngs still code p1293! any insit and info whould be greatly appreciat... Trouble codes: P1316, P1293
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Power assist VIN: 1FTYR10C5X
Feels like the ps assist is rapidly over boosting and releasing while turning the wheel either direction. Worse when Engine running and stopped with brakes applied and in Gear Even if you only turn half way and hold wheel it will continue to chatter untill you...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1562Y
vehicle came in with p0303 found #3 injector not pulsing has anyone seen this problem before, hope its not the pcm but that is the direction i'm headed thanks for the help in advance Trouble codes: P0303
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2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1462H
any help you guy's could give we would be thankful. Trouble codes: P1270 (Rpm limit or speed limiter), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0172 (Lean bank 2), P0175 (Rich bank 1), P0316 (miss under 1000rpm), P0304 (miss on cly. 4)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L electrical brake controll VIN: 1FTNF205EC
Iam trying to install a electric trailer brake comtroll. ther is a wiring harness in the glove box,the problem is while reading the how to install ,I can not find where under the dash to plug the wires in ,Iam looking under steering colum, its got all the rela...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L tcc VIN: 2FMDA5147S
Ford installed another trans. from their factory and the noise is gone but the RPM fluctuation is still there.The trans guy said it's an Electrical problem and i should check it out.Don't know where else to look.Thank you for your help.
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1135W
as it turns out the tensioner was adjusted too tight when lining up tensioner marks leave them there when you try and make the belt any tighter this causes the tensioner pulley to apparently lean out just enough to walk off cams (Do Not Overtighten Timing Belt...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14C9Y
the problem with this vehicle turned out to be a faulty alternator.it was causing a false code to set.alternator replaced with oe reman.this is the first time we have seen this problem,we wont forget to test charge system first !.hope this will help some one n... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L brake pedal VIN: 1FMZU73E42
This customer did not return with this vehicle. Therefore I have not been able to further my diagnosis. Thanks a lot for the important info. Maybe next time I will be able to make use of all the help.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L ABS module VIN: 1FTNW21LX3
Installed a new ground wire. The symptoms have cleared up. likely a connector was the problem. the ground wire ohmed out OK. Have not had problem for over a week with new wire nad connectors.
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L speedometer VIN: 1FMZU72E84
THANX TO ALL THAT SPEND TIMES TO REPLY THIS MESSAGE.WE HAVE DONE ALL YOUR SUGESTIONS BUT STILL WE CANT PINPOINT WHICH PART IS CREATING TROUBLE. THE LAST TIME WE DID WAS, WE REPLACED THE TR SENSOR AND FIX IT.WE HAVE TEST DRIVE THE CAR FOR ALMOST 100 KMS AND THE...
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1985 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L burns rich fuel VIN: 1LNBP98F6G
to all who replide,i thank you very much!! as i followed the advise handed down to me,i took the cats down,and the engine ran,smooth.i replaced the cats and after a while the engine clearedup.its been a late response to you gentlemen&ladies,as i am swampt with...
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