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1989 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FABP54Y6K
The vehicle runs fine 90% of the time with occasional stall at idle that is normally preceded with rough or fluctuating idle. The biggest concern is a intermittent bucking or harsh surging while cruising at 40mph and above. I have removed the upper plenum to i... Trouble codes: 15 (KOEO PCM ROM Fault), 19 (CONT. CID fault), 19 (CONT. CID fault)
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1989 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMCU12T1K
See above. Trouble codes: 41 (EGO reading system lean)
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF15Y5L
PLEASE HELP! Thanks in advance for your help. This truck came to me with a hard start and hesitation. Truck will start when cold with throttle appled and feathered. After it warms to operating temp. it will idle on its own. After warming vehicle runs good on t...
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1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 5.0L flywheel VIN: 1FACP42D6P
installed clutch assy with exchange flywheel now have vibraTION at 1300/1500 rpm at idle only no problem when driving,shakes whole car ,cust has had harmonic balancer changed since it was coming apart ,vibration still there ,cust said vibration was not there u...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF38F3R
Vehicle is considered 1994 1/2 model, with TDI. Will not start hot, but cranking speed is good. However, will start easily by pushing/rolling down hill (manual trans). Vehicle will NOT self-test or communicate with either Snap-on or OTC Genisys under any cond...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L battery VIN: 1FTCR1445R
Hey Fellow Techs, I'm working on a TSB issue with a pigtail harness that is supposed to keep the blower motor from back-feeding through the voltage regulator and drawing the battery down overnight. The TSB # is 94-9-11. The harness kit is no longer available f...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FALPS2U3T
1996 Taurus comes in shop with the complaint of hard 1-2 shift. I personally drove vehicle for 200 miles noticing the transmission shifts harsh in all gears not just 1-2. I drove vehicle home and parked overnight. The vehicle will shift perfect on a cold start...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L starter VIN: 1FTCR14U3T
hi sir,a customer came to the shop with a starter noisy.usually , i change the starter and it's ok. but i changed the starter 2 times(2 differents jobber starter),cheked the flywheel= ok,cheked the transmission housing =ok ,i checked the technical service bull...
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1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L back preshure solenoid VIN: 1FDAW56F6X
Hi all, hope someone has seen this one... Replacing a 7.3ltr in this truck with an exchange unit, however while swapping harness etc. my tech found there is no back preshure solenoid in the turbo pedistol and control flap or linkage on turbo proper. Our Moterc...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No forward or reverse VIN: 2FMDA5243Y
My wifes van quit on her last night. She said she drove across a rail road track, then she noticed the engine revved up, but it did not move forward. I towed the van about two miles to our house. I didn't have much to troubleshoot with but a good visual and I ...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FMYU60E6Y
vEHICLE CAME IN WITH POOR RUNNING & C/E LIGHT ON AFTER HARD ACCELERATION. TESTED IGNITION & FUEL PRESSURE ALONG WITH PRESSURE DROP. AFTER DUPLICATING PROBLEM, PERFORMED COMPRESSION TEST & FOUND WEAK VALVE SPRINGS. REPLACED SPRINGS, PLUGS & IGNITION CABLES. AFT... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cyl misfire), P0301 (1 misfire), P0304 (4 misfire)
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L 1-2-od shift VIN: 1FAFP33P1Y
we have a 00 focus codes 340 camshaft sensor 720 output speed sensor 715 input/ turbine speed sensor replaced output speed sensor and input/ turbine speed sensor still will not shift and is still sending same codes anybody have a clue
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAHP56S41
hello I'm replacing trans on this turaus and the rebuilt trans side cover I guess where the valve body is has a metel cover and the old trans has a aluminum cover and a trans mount bolts on this, my question is, can I swap covers and are the gaskets reusable l...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.5L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FDKE30G1N
sorry took so long on this fix posting,been very bussy. this was a combination of two problems the pinging turned out to be some bad fuel that customer had bought. the surge at low speed lock up turned out to be a seperated tire on inner rear daully. i had sco...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L pump VIN: 1FAFP53U8X
thanks to one and all for your help. i replaced the rack and pinion- problem solved. thanks again.
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L temp. guage VIN: 1FTNE24L6Y
MOD, Alldata, and the local dealer were of little help on this intermittent problem. Replies received were also of little value. As we understand this system, the oil/temp LIGHT is illuminated whenever the oil pressure guage drops too low, or the temp guage ...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L trans VIN: 1FAHP56S41
trans is out no problem but the side cover on the new trans is metel and the one off the old trans is aluminum and has a engine mount on it trans part numbers are the same I was wondering if covers ccan be swaped and if the gasket is reusable
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L heater VIN: 1LNHM97V9X
the lincoln is burning gas with warm passengers. removed console, eatc, inst. cluster ,right air bag ,stereo etc.. loosend dash on each side and pulled passenger side far enough back to remove actuator which is just to the right of center at about height of gl...
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