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1995 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FR05TY3W6
truck wont start unless u spray either in it glow plugs failed ohm test relay was melted replaced them still same problem
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L engine temp VIN: 1FALP15J5S
will not keep passenger compartment warm, temp gauge is running cold (in cool weather) replaced thermostat three times with aftermarket thermostat. head was cracked ..replaced and heater core was leaking...replaced, now having problem with engine heating up to...
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1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1ZVLT22B7T
Help Ford/Mazda gurus. This car came to me for no accelleration under load. Confirmed problem with road test. Ran good till about a mile into the drive. Then has no power and will cut right out over @1/3rd throttle. No codes, no check engine light. Pulled plug...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fans VIN: 2FMDA5147Y
this windstar is driving me crazy. rad. fans are always on, both speeds. checked drivers at pcm and they are always activated (grounded) in any temperature condition. new wires from pcm to fan relays have been installed. i have a dtc po1462 acp sensor low volt...
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2003 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Stall VIN: 1MEFM50U23
Greetings, Very good customer, came in about 2 weeks ago with complaint that one time in stop and go traffic (no faster than 10 mph) the ABS light came on for a few seconds and then went out. No codes, couldn't re-create any symptom. Now he says that on at lea...
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Constant High Idle VIN: 1FALP4044S
Found the culprit. It was the IAC that the customer relaced from Autozone. It was the wrong one listed for the car and it was bypassing air between the gasket mating surface. Replaced with OEM IAC and problem is fixed. I didn't suspect it because it was a new ...
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L tcc VIN: 3FCMF53G8S
Could not heal this one... Apparently these transmissions are supposed to lock up after 2nd gear shift. My problem was that it never unlocked until it downshifted again into 1st. Some replies mentioned about a new PCM update, I could not find any solid informa...
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1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FASP11J9T
I took the timing belt cover off and there it was 1 tooth was off.Now the car is running great and no more check engine light.Thanks to everyone.Thomas Trouble codes: P0340.
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Misfire
well i guess cannot trust someone elses work or skill level 1st tech missed wrong plug app.cust supplyed wrong plugs even tho locale parts store claims they are right my self and other tech just assumed every thing ok from 1st techs.work orded factory rec plug... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX18W4W
Thanks to everyone that replied.Sorry it took so long customer brought it back yesterday and it ended up being a bad injector.It checked out good with all of my test's but i put a new on in and it runs great.I have never had a intermitent injector but now i ha... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U53
Thank to eveyone who responded installed new pump and it cured the problem I found out they like to run it till the low fuel lite comes on, I dont know if this can cause the pump to fail. thanks again Tadd Trouble codes: P0191.
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