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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR15T4J
I've got a problem with this ranger that has me stumped. The vehicle came in with a miss and complaints of lack of power. when you accelerate, it seems to bog down for 2-4 seconds, then takes off, but misses and bucks really bad. We've got good fuel pressure(3... Trouble codes: 95 (fuel pump secondary), 63 (tps low), 41 (no ego switch), 21 (ect range), 41 (no ego switch)
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L system high side pressure VIN: 2FTHF26M6P
Thanks in advance. Have tried everything we could think of to reduce the high side pressure on this 93 F250 diesel. pressures are normal in the mornings, but in the afternoon when it gets hot here in the sacramento valley, the high side climbs to 300-350 psi. ...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FACP57U5P
This car came with a hesitation stall problem we have gone through checking fuel pressure and volumn both checking alright, we have checked for back pressure on exhaust -ok we have checked for loss of power from ignition no loss found, injectors as well as spa...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L reverse VIN: 2FTWF15Y9P
hi techs i been working on this e4od that has a harsh double bump when shifting into park i know there is bulletin alldata #95137 regarding this problem all electronics on this trans were replaced and trans has been taken apart by two different trans shop one ...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTHF25H5R
This truck experiences a bog or surge when accelerating at halve throttle or better. The only thing that I can see on scan tool is when this occurs, the system goes into to open loop and the O2 drops to 0 volts. TPS sweep is good and even tried to disconnect E...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFDEE14H4S
has anyone had this problem before.from new this vehicle runs bad and stalls at high altiudes.after stalling it starts and runs better.va is about 1000ft above sea level,the customer is going hunting out west like denver colo.it has done this on all 3 trips.my... Trouble codes: 181 (adaptive fuel)
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP6539S
This post said the gap in the flexplate should be lined up with the crank sensor at TDC. The gap on this one is at the bottom of the flexplate at TDC. Do I have a broken flexplate or is this as it should be? I can't imagine this thing running albiet poorly ...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.5L Reverse engagement VIN: 1FT3W36G25
Hi all. We rebuilt this trans about 60,000 miles ago. It came to us this time with the complaint of shifting hard into reverse, only during the first engagement each day. We pulled pan to inspect and found it to look perfect. We pulled the accumulator valve bo...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L abs light no codes VIN: 1FDEE14H8T
vehicle came in for tune-up, noted a.b.s. light on. scanned for codes(no codes). tested rear wheel speed sensor(bad). replaced sensor, test drove vehicle. light returned. rechecked everything, found fuse blown. replaced fuse, test drove vehicle, light returned...
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66L9W
codes reset after maf replaced, present before repair also, disconected bat to reset baro reading, it was at 151hz after test drive, i don't do enough fords to remember what's normal for my area, but seems low to me. freze frame showed P0171 set at idle. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2), P1519 (imrc)
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP113XW
VEHICLE CAME IN SUNDAY WITH MIL ON, CUSTOMER JUST WANTED A "TUNE UP". SERVICE MANAGER PULLED CODE 1381 WHICH IF I REMEMBER CORRECT IS CAM TIMING OVER ADVANCED. AT 60,000 MILES I DIDN'T THINK A LOOSE OR WORN T-BELT WOULD FIGURE INTO THIS, BUT SERVICE MANAGER SO... Trouble codes: 1381 (overadvanced cam timing)
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L a/c VIN: 1FMRU17L6X
Driving down the road with the A/C on, the system switches to heater.
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1999 Ford F-250 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTRF27LL3
This truck will stall while running down the e-way. Some times it will restart immediately and sometimes not at all. It has always started and ran fine when I've looked at it.The exhaust back pressure is less than 1lb. at 2500rpm, fuel pressure is always 32-34...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E2Y
This Explorer origanally came in for cold morning start and stall. Also had mil on for bank 1 and 2 lean. Intake gaskets were replaced and all seemed well. Two weeks later customer returned with mil back on but running good. The engine was smoke tested for vac... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 system lean)
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Safety VIN: 1FTNX21F63
bear with me this my 1st post. this truck had lightening strike 3 ft from frt bumper and had all modules and micro processors replaced. sent to ford to reconfigure modules. all codes are gone but dome lights and key chime and warning buzzers seem to work backw...
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1979 Lincoln Mark V 6.6L STV valve VIN: 9Y89S65428
Car is, essentially, a "collector's car", meaning it gets out once or twice a year (see mileage). Complaint is AC is not cooling- normal pressures, high side a tad lower than expected for ambient. Liquid line below expansion valve is cold, and suction line pas...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
Turned out being a connector not plugged in all the way just below the alternator. It would pull apart only on acceleration. Thanks, Bryan Trouble codes: 214 (Cylinder ID curcuit).
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Master Cylinder VIN: 2FTHF36K1R
Thanks to all who sent information. Cust has not brought back too us to look at again yet. When we get it back I will post info. Thank you again.
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1995 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L tailgate window VIN: 1FMEU15H4T
Hey guys. Sorry for not closing this one sooner. This vehicle stumped me. However I did get it fixed. The switch was intermittant. I checked it 3 or 4 times with good results. However when we went back over everything it tested bad. Replaced the dash switch an...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF17261
Thank you to those who replied after reading the reply from Doug [...] and checking what he said to check I found that fuse #23 in the underhood fuse box was not in the correct position but actually moved to a blank spot right next to where it should have ...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR10U42
This truck has gone back to the owner with a slight stumble at idle. She seems ok with that so its ok with me. I got a twin in today that had the exact idle and the customer felt it was normal so I am not sure if there is a problem or not. The thing that looks...
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