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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no check engine lite VIN: 1FALP5357T
hi ever tech,i have this 96 ford with no check engine lite on when you put the key on engine off. ichange the intrument clutser with used one and sill no check engine lite on when you put key on , no code car run prefect, any help will realy be helpful.
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32P5W
hope somebody can help with this, this is the first time I have a problem like this, check engine lite is on and trouble code #1309 misfire monitor fault, i don't have a clue where to start, can somebody give me an idea where to start engine runs fine. thanks Trouble codes: P1309 (misfire monitor fault)
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L rear tail lights VIN: 2FM2A5146X
please help!!! this 99 windstar vans rear tailights will come on after you take the ignition key out. it takes about 2 or 3 minutes but they will come on and not go off. i have replaced the rear control module and did not fix the problem. the headlight switch ...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1FAFP6531X
This car towed in with timing belt broke. Replaced belt and all seemed good. Customer brought back 2 days later with noise in engine. Found timing belt was walking off of pulleys. Found one idler that felt suspect. Replaced both idlers and tensioner (came as a...
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP42X3X
This is my personal vehicle. I just rebuilt the engine due to leaking head gaskets. Decided to freshen it up and do some modifications. I added higher compression pistons (10.8:1) and new headers. Had the heads cleaned up with a 3 angle valve job. I added a ne...
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1986 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1LNBP96FXG
Hello Ford Techs, I have a problem with a 1986 5.0 SEFI motor bogging down under load or snap acceleration. It only occurs after being driven until hot, usually after several restarts. It will run fine, shut it off, then after an immediate restart if you mash...
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1996 Mercury Tracer 1.9L Electronic VIN: 3MASM10J0S
gentlemen the problem we are having is this car will not shift out of 1st gear , we have replace transmission range switch and two used transmissions. we have cleaned all the gronds for soleniod pack at air filter housing. our guess at this time is to replace ...
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L unknown VIN: 4M2DV1115V
When driving slowly up to 45 MPH, then hold steady or a little decel. and at times the vehicle will slightly "jerk" back and forth. If I duplicate condition with the O/D switched OFF, symptoms never occur. I looked at O2 sensors and they are rich/lean switchin...
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1965 Ford Thunderbird 390CID expansion valve VIN: 5Y83Z12081
It looks like Denny from AZ pretty well summed this one up. It would appear that this is probably not a real good candidate for a retrofit. Ultimately we were able to get the system to stop freezing up by cleaning the evap core through the center dash vents. T...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L converter melt down VIN: 1FDKE37HOS
After research on the archives and searching how and why this system affects open and closed loop, I have a little bit better understanding, I had several suggestions on checking ect and thermostat, I failed to inform that the therm. and ect temp. was fine, I ...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L abs module VIN: 1FALP52U5V
CAME BACK IN FOR FURTHER TESTING. SET R/R CODE WHILE TESTING FRONT SENSORS. ROAD TESTING VEHICLE R/F SENSOR WAS STAYING AT 1mph. CAME BACK TO SHOP, ABS LIGHT STOPPED WORKING. (KOEO). ABS MODULE IS BAD. CUSTOMER DOES NOT WANT TO SPEND $800 TO FIX IT. (CK'D POWE...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF172VK
Most of the replies were indicating bent rod problems.I went back to the basics again before wanting to tell cust about puling a head to find out..I had changed out plugs to be sure,no change.I went around one wire at a time trying to isolate cyl and then two ...
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66L9W
cust has not returned, thanks for everyone's replies! Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2), P1519 (imrc).
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18LX3
cleaned MAF, reset fuel trims. Readings went back to normal. No codes came back up. Thanks to everyone for your help Trouble codes: P0133, P0135, P1131.
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2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L airbag system VIN: 1FMDK06195
Thanks go to William [...] for shedding some bright lights on this one! The steering column has a deployment device, that fires with the driver airbag, and allows the column to collapse with less force if needed. This pyrotechnic device is located under a ret...
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