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1987 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU15N9H
This vehicle has a red "emiss" light illuminated at all times. checked for stored codes using alternate test method (analog meter). tests results show code 33 (evp voltage below low limit). checked voltage at evp, 5V ref. Signal voltage varies with vacuum appl... Trouble codes: 33 (evp-below voltage limit)
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L rear handling VIN: 1FALP62W6S
Thanks in advance for any help. Vehicle came into shop with customer complaint saying that the car felt like something was loose in the rear end . During test drive car feels like rear end changes direction as the load changes, worse at 35 mph and up. As you a...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L steering/vibration
Any sug. apreciated-I replaced front springs because they were broke .After job was done drove and feel shuder under acel.from 0-30.Thought maybe a axle was giving trouble so changed 2 axles (boots were just starting to leak)and also replaced 2 front tires.Ikn...
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1995 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FALP74W4S
helo had car for 2 years trid replacing fuel rail all injectors plugs wire coils both skips under light load 0 40 50and up runs better minor skip took to garage found only misfire number one cylinder changed plug ran better than started skip again looking for ...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTHW26F3V
hello again since last time .i checked high oil pressure .with icp unpluged have 750psi .reconnected icp pressure went to 1500 and blew up my hose.replaced icp sensor .truck started ranfor about 10 minutesand died.checked codes got [...] nostart signalfrom ... Trouble codes: 1260 (no start idm signal)
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L abs ,red brake light VIN: 1FTZF1828W
Hello everyone I have this 98 ford F150 4X4 Rear wheel abs only (not 4 wheel).I am missing something probably quite simple.this truck came in with amber abs light on and red brake light on right from start up. I extracted codes but there was none other than co...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L odometer, tach, temp gauge VIN: 1FMPU18L4X
when I turn on my mac mentor, pluged in to the aldl, the odometer goes to ---, and the tach drops to no power nd the engine coolent temp gauge also drops to no power. Power off my scan tool and all goes back to normal. I am not able to communicate with the com...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L speedometer VIN: 1FDAF56FOY
Hope you Ford techs can help me out. We have this F550 Super Duty truck. The problem is that the speedometer acts very erratic. With the scanner hooked up the speed that the scanner senses is the same that the speedometer is registering. The speedometer will j...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L ABS power relay VIN: 2FMZA57441
Van came in with soft code C1185 which set 5 minutes after driving. Inspected ABS module under the van...no visual fault found. Bought ABS power relay, part # FOAZ-14N089-A, but we haveno idea where it goes! MitchelL and Ford do not show where the part goes. P...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L police equip
i am looking for a switch that will fit the steering column of this 2005 c/v it is actuated by the shift linkage right by the shift handle there is a bracket with holes for a switch i need to install a switch for a ground when placed in park i think its new fo...
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1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L a/c VIN: 1LNLM810W0
good morning everyone, this is my personal car, i put in a heater core about 4 weeks ago . when i took the heater box out i notice a sensor which snap in right on top of the heater core was a little lose. put the everything back took for a short ride everythin...
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1968 Ford 3400 tractor 3.4L rear brake drums
Thanks to all that replied. Most said the drums just pull off which is what I thought but since I don't work on ag equipment I didn't want to break something before I was sure. Drilling and tapping the drum face and using jack bolts to force off the drums was ...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP5741S
Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond! The fix was a loose ground connection at g301 under the left door sill.
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHW26F3V
hello have done every thing suggested .have not repaired vehicle yet .will update with fix Trouble codes: P0340, P1139 (water in fuel indicator), P0603.
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1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L cooling system VIN: 2FAFP71W3W
This car had an intermittent short in the orange and black wire that controls the high speed operation of the fan. As the wire runs through the front radiator support and along the front of the condensor, it is wedged in the support from the factory. Through t...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L non VIN: 1FMZU34E6W
i want to thank all who answered my help request - there were 27 replies & almost every one said the problem was the iac valve. it took several days to get the customer to bring the vehicle back so we could replace the iac. it has been three days since we inst...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L 4X4 light VIN: 1FMRU1668Y
Situation ended up being that both transfer case speed sensors were out of spec. What has taken so long to report back and close this is because Ford could not identify the front speed sensor. They sent me what looks like a CMP sensor. I had the parts tech con...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Lighting VIN: 2MELM74WXT
Thanks to all that replied. the fix was replace the lighting control module
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L wiper motor VIN: 1ZWFT61L1X
well guys i fixed this one on my own, took a while. the red wire that is taped to the wiper harness is a resistor wire that goes to the headlights of all things. i even towed this car the dealer to see if they could tell what it was but no one knew anything. i...
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