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1991 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall
Hi everyone and thanks for reading this I have my customers ranger with a 1991 mustang engine and fuel injection (multi port) it will start but dies right away, when I checked the ect circuit I only have .5 volts with sensor unpluged when I unplug the maf (it ... Trouble codes: 24 (air charge temp), 61 (coolant temp)
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start, EXTENDED CRANK VIN: 1FMFU18L3V
this vehicle has extended crank no start only after cold soak sitting overnight. problem is intermittant. customer states it will crank for 2 minutes before it will start. i could only duplicate condition once in 10 days. after initial start problem will not o...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L starts and dies VIN: 1FALP653GW
1998 Ford Contue towed into shop, starts and dies. fuel pump noisey, fuel pressure 15-40 at rail. replaced fuel filter, no change replacd fuel pump assy with new ford part, 40 to 42 lbs at rail. same symptons starts dies, checked cam timing exhaust cam off 1 t...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5240X
Hello ford techs: I have this windstar with an inop sliding power door driver's side. The door works manually. When I depress the button to open door all I hear is the sound of it unlocking. I does not slide open or close. Does this have a safety feature for b... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR flow insuficient)
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering VIN: 1FTWF33F4X
thanks ahead of time for any help truck has a strange grinding poping noise only when moving and turning left. Noise is not rotational and does not speed up with road speed, it does get louder though. does not change with suspention movement. did have bad bal...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X9X
Test data supports cmp sensor out of time, (disable #3 injector and computer reports #2 cyl. misfire) Replace cam sensor and timed per. factory spec. with special tool (was not out of time). Still sets mil light almost right away. Truck has no misfires or poor... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire Monitor Disabled)
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5528Y
Cutomer came in with Mil light on (code P1237). Did not have time so I cleared it but it soon reset. Customer said it mileage went from 29 MPG to about 19 MPG. Done voltage drop on FPDM. Input voltage is 13.72V and VD on pos. is .586. On the ground the voltage... Trouble codes: P1237 (Fuel pump secondary circuit)
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1F1YR14U81
Vehicle came in with a complaint of a hesitation during heavy accleration(wide open throttle) at about 3500 rpm vehicle would start to cut out and hesitate. Stay in throttle and after about 2-3 seconds vehcile would be fine then it will occur but not as bad at...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L eats batts and alts VIN: 1FMYUO4162
This is a 4x4, with a lite bar across the roof, and is primarily driven at speeds less than 15 mph around parking lots, etc, or sits idling for long periods of time at night 'staking out' . I assume the driver has the a/c on high ( lately ) along with lites et...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71WX3
car came in for oil change tech did tune up and fuel filter came back day later mil light on code p0175 bank 2 rich and running rough.we are not sure if promble was there before the tune up. plugs and coils change again then we started trowing parts at it from... Trouble codes: P0175
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Lighting VIN: 2MELM74WXT
Car has no turn signals inside or outside.. customer had already replaced the multifunction switch. inspected the wiring diagram and found no signal coming out of the light blue wire for flasher output from the lighting control module,the flasher power input h...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L wiper motor VIN: 1ZWFT61L1X
hey guys well i didnt want to waste a post, but this one is got me stumped. 99 cougar came in with wiper harness burnt up, insurance company said replace harness and wiper motor assembly. whitch i did and while replacing harness, i noticed that the wire that i...
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1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L diesels VIN: 1FMCU22X3M
well i want start by thanking the people that responded to our request.the fix turn out to be a top engine cleaning and additive in the gas thank no more problem its been 2 weeks and customer is happy so far. thank you guys.
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1994 Ford Escort 1.9L No Start VIN: 3FARP15JOR
This one is fixed, no coolant loss , no overheat, no smoke, held 15psi pressure for 2 days, it ended up being a blown head gasket, started up after 2 days of cooling system being under pressure..got alittle puff of white smoke and could smell coolant burning o...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP10P1X
After many test of a/c and coil system, both replies to question iat and ect had been replaced. Customer picked up vehicle to drive. If you let vehicle warm up about 3 to 5 min. will not set code and a/c and engine perform perfectly. Just ran out of ideas. If ... Trouble codes: P0351 (cd-1 primary/secondary circuit malfunction), P0352 (cd-2 primary/secondary circuit malfuction).
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L windows VIN: 1FTSX31L51
Thanks to those that responded...After double checking all my circuits I went back to my gut feeling that the corrosion at the fuse box was my culprit. Sure enough got a new fuse box assembly ($117.00 our cost) and installed it into the vehicle and both the li...
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