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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTJW35H8L
THIS TRUCK WAS BROUGHT TO US ON A HOOK, ITS BEEN SITTING FOR 2 YEARS OR SO. THE OWNER SAID THAT HE FIRED IT AND RAN GOOD FOR ABOUT 500 YARDS THEN STALLED AND WOULDN'T RUN . FIRST WE CHANGED THE OIL BECAUSE IT HAD LOTS OF FUEL IN IT, AND CHANGED THE FUEL IN THE... Trouble codes: 67 (trans selctor switch)
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1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A1N
Confusing problem so long post. 92 Ranger came in running fine but MIL on. Found codes 223 - Loss of dual plug input and 224 - IDM input fault. Cleared codes and road tested, 224 came back. Monitored PIP, SPOUT and IDM and found lots of dropouts in IDM. Other ... Trouble codes: 223 (Loss of dual plug input), 224 (IDM input fault)
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1TXEX15YNK
I heard fuel pump run continuously and was a cranks/no-start today...for a short time...had multiple on demand codes..553,552,565,556,558..and..542 continuous, again.Left key on while testing and noticed fp not on solid...truck self healed and started.placed p... Trouble codes: 542 (Fuel pump ckt.....eec fp relays already renewed...no-fix), 553 (552 -), 552 (565 -), 565 (556 -), 556 (558 -), 558 (testing and results)
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FASP11J5S
when cold car shifts normal.after been drinen 5-8 miles car does not shift from a stop.seems to stay in high gear.when car cools down shifts ok again.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31F8X
runs ok immediately after cold start-up. as engine warms up, idle quality gets worse and after driving for a few miles, engine feels like it has a dead cylinder at idle. Trouble codes: P0275 (cyl.5 contribution or balance fault)
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32P04
Vehicle towed in as no start, Batteries Completly dead will not charge. Replace Bateries and then get 178 RPM cranking but only able to get 282 PSI oil pressure. Want to replace IPR, but no listing in aldata, Call Library and get instructions and WOW, can,t be...
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1979 Lincoln TOWN CAR 400CID vacuum diagram VIN: F9Y8156325
what about vac pod on left kick panel and i need vac diagram please
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1985 Ford F-250 6.9L No Start VIN: 1FDLE47F5V
Thanks for all the great responses.This is a farm truck so the owner went with a switch on the dash to control them manually when needed. So far works good. Thanks for all your help.
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTEF15N9L
I have rechecked the injector and their connectors rechanged thewiring and rerouted it I installed the otc pinout and did find the o2 sensor had frozen removed it and cleaned the carbon from it it then worked checked the hz I believe we are about the same abov...
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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X9N
thanks for those who helped . the proplem was shorted tcc solenoid in the tranny.
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L abs pump VIN: 1FDEE14Y3R
Thanks to everbody that replied to my cry for help. This was a four wheel abs van and required the superstar tester which i do not have access to(the diagnostic connector was by the battery-3 pin). Inb checking allthe ideas i recieved,(most had to do with rust...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Surge VIN: 2FMDA514XS
Thank you to all the IATN'ers. Once again you have come up with lots of good stuff to check including checking the TPS and lots of you said intake leaks cause that problem. Also clogged EGR passages are a common problem. The way I fixed this one was the simp...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire, WHITE SMOKE NO POWER VIN: 1FDXE45F01
Thanks to Adam, Henry, Robert, Reno and especially Garry. Garry was dead on when he said to pull apart the plastic valving atached to the pickup filter in the tank. Inside is 2 small strainers with very small holes. They were both plugged right up. I beleive t...
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2002 Ford THINK .0L headlights VIN: 1FABP20542
many thanks to doug , robert , steven not alot of information regading the THINK outin the real world yet if i get more info i will repost thanks again IATN !
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blend door moter VIN: 1LNFM81W3W
Good Morning Everyone, Just wanted to thank everyone who took the time to share their thoughts.We did not repair this vehicle. The Customer is taking the trade it in path. Thanks again for all the advice.
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L abs VIN: 4M2ZU55PIX
Replaced both front sensors which did not repair problem even though wave pattern was slightly erratic! Changed fluid in rear end problem was solved.
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