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1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR10U4N
Dear techs: This is one Rich Running Ranger. After doing the basics like FP, pulling PCV & canister purge hoses, I figured I had a MAF problem because of the rich & lean codes, but no such luck. I first cleaned the MAF but it didn't help. MAF volts at hot idle... Trouble codes: 172 (O/2 not switching lean B1), 173 (0/2 not switching rich B1), 176 (O/2 not switching lean B2), 177 (O/2 not switching rich B2), 137 (Sys rich)
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L left bank not firing VIN: 1FDKE37F6T
Hi everyone, Thanks in advance for your help.I have a 96 ford e350 van here that came in as a no start.After some diagnosing i found that the left bank had a meltdown of the wiring.I ordered and replaced the glow plugs(8)new valve cover gaskets wiring harness ...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Excessive Emissions, no power VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
Hello fellow Techs. I have this ranger with lack of power. feels like the cat is plugged up, but it's not. have good vacuum, it just wont get out of its own way. mass has been replaced. no codes in the system. all parameters in the scanner look good . sftr at ...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L interior lights come on erratic while driving VIN: 2FMZA51U6X
interior lights come on while driving erratic. no door open light on the dash when this is happening. most of the time they come on when hitting bumps, but not always. this is a very erratic problem, lights will sometimes blink on and off, sometimes stay on fo...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L headlights VIN: 1FTRW08L21
DOES ANYONE HAVE INFORMATION ON ADJUSTING F-150 HEADLAMPS? I BELIEVE IT REQUIRES A SPECIAL TOOL. IT HAS A 4mm HEX HEAD ON ADJUSTER. ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED. THANK YOU, BOB
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L rack VIN: 1MEFM55S9Y
Hello all. This car came in with a damaged rack. It would only turn so far before it would lock in place. Replaced the rack with no problems until start up. Sounds like a massive vaccum leak around the rack area until you turn the wheel and the noise goes away...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L No Data VIN: 4M2ZU86K44
I can not get any data from the ABS module.ABS light on dash flashes and traction control light flashes. This also is a CAN system.I can not get any data.I've tested all the module circuits and all seem to be fine,However I do not know what voltage I should ha...
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1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU34X2M
Hello All, This one is finally fixed. I can't understand why this thing ran at all if you could see how bad the wiring is burn't off inside of the gas tank on the power supply to the fuel pump. I had it running and it finally quit and wouldn't start again like...
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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP74W5N
Well as soon i paid no attention to the 0 mass air i went to the o2's. Under a full load of propane they hit a brick wall at .450mv. replaced the pair and it seems fine now. But man when i saw 0.0 on the mass air i just took a left turn to nowhere. never seen ... Trouble codes: 172 (136 -), 136 (157 -), 157.
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1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FALP54P3P
sorry for the time to close this fix, customer finally brought the car back so we could finish it off. the short of the problem was the rear o2 sensor no good. the reason we did not get it right off the bat was that alldata showed in one area that the bank one... Trouble codes: 551 (iac ckt fault error), 172 (ego not switching), 411 (rpm out of spec).
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1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNLM81W2V
Thanks everyone for the replies. You all were right, it was a wheel speed sensor. Special thanks goes to Loren from California. He sugested checking if there had been brake work done resently, and it had. The customer said that he had a very tough time with th...
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