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1969 Ford FAIRLANE 428CID bleed steering system VIN: 9K33S13108
Vehicle has been here before. We aligned it after another shop installed steering assist and cylinder. Pump has been replaced, with plenty of pressure (so we are told). After we replaced and bled new assist unit, it seems and sounds like it still has air in th...
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1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAPP64R7L
HI GROUP, THIS T-BIRD CAME WITH FRONT ENGINE WIRING HARNESS DAMAGE, AN ENGINE REPLACEMENT JOB , AND SEVERAL SENSORS OUT OF ORDER (cmp(ckp(maf),AFTER REPAIRS THIS ONE CRANKS OKAY, HAS FUEL INJECTOR PULSE , FUEL PRESSURE, COMPRESSION , AND GOOD SPARK ,VALVE TIMI...
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1992 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L intermit. high idle VIN: 1FACP40E8N
parts were replaced with motorcraft parts, thank the lord for that. verified that no codes were present, checked powers and grounds to ecm, all ok, checked tps .89v at high idle, verified voltage does increase at iac, normal idle .34 and at high idle 5.5 to 6 ...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14Y4T
Repeat failure...code p0420. Customer came in knowing he had a code p0420 and had us install a reman cat and all the o2s at his request. truck runs fine, and has no exhaust leaks. says fuel mileage is fine and has more power since the install. we drove the tru... Trouble codes: P0420
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L codes VIN: 3FALP1136W
thanks in advance. this car belongs to my neighbor, she had a shop do a timing belt, afterwards car towed back for alternator, then towed for third time two weeks for belt tensioner. she was told car still didnt check out , showed p1381 code. i offered to take... Trouble codes: P0141, P1381 (cam pos timing overadvanced)
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Temp Guage VIN: 2FMDA5243X
Hope Someone Can Help With This Stupid Question. The Temp Guage Goes Hot Then Normal And Back And Forth Quickly While Driving Or Idling. The Van Isn't Getting Hot The Guage Just Swings Back And Forth Intermitantly. I Can't Seem To Locate The Temp Guage SENDER,... Trouble codes: P1117
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR36X22
This truck sets 7 codes almost instantly. They are all related. Looking at the live data on the scan tool all the sensors the codes are for are as if they are unplugged from the computer. IE, all 4 o2 sensors always read 0volts, VSS always says 0mph, Cam senso...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP59S02
NEED HELP!!! have been chasing this problem for months. car will go for two weeks up to two months before it starts missing again. the miss is always on #1 cyl. carbon tracking on the porcelin each time. swaped plugs, changed heat range, swaped wires, haven't ...
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2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 7.3L less of power VIN: 1FDNS34F73
This DTC was show only with KOER On-Demand Self Test and indicates an exhaust back pressure control valve performance malfunction. All possible causes were diagnosed like :Stuck or damaged butterfly,Misadjusted or damaged linkage,Restricted exhaust,leaks,Fault... Trouble codes: P0476 (Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Performance)
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L compressor VIN: 1FMRU17W63
First off, I have code P1460 AC wide open throttle ckt failure in computer and no ac compressor operation. With Modis scanner, found ac switch signal..ON, wide open throttle ac signal..ON. These are only parameters I can find with Modis concerning AC. Throttle...
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1996 Lincoln Mark VIII Anniversary 4.6L whistle VIN: 1LNLM91VXT
Vehicle showed up with a whistle noise from left rear of engine, vacuum related, noise would stop on acceleration or disconnecting vacuum line to left Intake manifold runner control. Could not work on vehicle right away so customer brought it back in about a w...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L heat no ac VIN: 1LWERTG234
the ac system will only blow hot air out, the ac is cold touching the suction side hose and is deopping a lot of condensate on the ground evap temp shows to be cold 44 degrees. but is still pumping out hot air 140 degrees out of the vents. the water control va...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L tcc lockup
I would like to thank the three replies. I replaced the MLP sensor and no change. I spoke with customer and explained that this could be considered normal for this trans and to put some miles on it and get back with me. Well after the first week, the customer ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L system VIN: 1FDX1761VK
did not get the truck back to work on...most suggested to take the truck out and jamb on the brakes, activating the ABS system, and purging the lower portion of the reservoir. Unfortunately, the ABS light is on, and there is no pedal...cannot even drive the tr...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L puttig trans. in gear VIN: 2FMDA5140W
IATN is the best!... A big thanks to everyone who responded. Most everyone leaned toward the forward clutch piston as the problem. Charles [...] really nailed it down...Thanks Charles! I talked to the customer explaining that the transmission would need to b...
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L cooling light is on all the time VIN: 1FAFP66L0W
hi every body who took your valuable time to answer my request, the car is fixed it was necesary to knouk the top of the sensor to get it to loos , thanks again, juan f
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power assist VIN: 1FAFP53U62
thanks for everyones help.my problem turned out to be the rac.replaced the rac all is fine.
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L shift interlock VIN: 1LNFM92V1W
the short came back long enough to diagnose the problem. turned out that the rear neon brake lamp light bar in the middle of the decklid had a ballast that was internally shorted. unplugged the ballast connector located on the internal side of the decklid and ...
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