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1988 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP6240J
THIS CAR CAME IN BY SMOG FAILURE. HAS A EXCESSIVE NOX ON ASM TEST AT 15 MPH HAS 77O PPM (PASS JUST AT THE BORDER MAX IS 778 PPM)AND AT 25 MPH HAS 1395 PPM (MAX 717). THIS IS THE TEST: AT 15 MPH EGR VALVE HAS INTERMITENT VACCUM WHEN HAS VACUUM NOX CAME DOWN BUT...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEX14N4K
hi guys we have a good one here.we recently took on this client with this truck for reasons its a one owner with new motor and trans withen the past year.the problem he has is after the truck is on the highway for ten miles it has bucking effect.we have done t...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L convertor VIN: 1FTDX1862V
Vehicle shifts fine until approx. 38-40mph then convertor trys to engage lockup mode and causes transmission to "flare" shift into lockup mode
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Temp door motor VIN: 1FMPU18LWL
I need help finding the temp door motor on this vehicle. Being the production date is 7/98, I'm not sure if it goes 1998 or 1999. It had manual HVAC and following Alldata and the dealer I've removed the floor duct work and don't find anything but solid duct wo...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L rack VIN: 1FAFP52U5W
car appears to have EVO power steering, according to my suppliers that system was only avail on the sho, car was built 05/98, ordered racks for this model/ this yr sho/ 99 this model/ dealer across street, ford parts dept came and phys looked at rack and check...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTZF1727X
Am hoping someone can help me diagnose a Ford F-150 4.2 liter engine. Problem is that it has no primary current grounding activity coming out of computer terminal # 26-(IGN COIL #1)This should fire off cylinders 1 and 5. Customer had replaced plugs, wires and ...
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP3436Y
Hello and thank in advance for any help. I have a ford focus that crank no / start condition. I ran a code check came back all pass, check and verified good pulse at all 4 injector , verifier good spark at all 4 spark plug, fuel pressure is 40 psi, compression...
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1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Over Heats VIN: 1MELM6536S
Hi guys, I was hoping someone could send me the TSB concerning wiring harness insulation for this car. I have checked AllData, if it is there I did not see it. Mainly I need part numbers and any installation tips that you may have. It involves replacing the... Trouble codes: 211 (214 -), 214
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Battery VIN: 2MEF7SW61X
Customers complaint was that the battery was dead. Found a draw on the battery, over 10 amps. Found the dome lights were dim with the doors open. Removed fuse #23 and the draw quit. I have traced the draw to the day/night sensor amplifier. My Shop Key says it ...
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1985 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L driveline VIN: 1FTDE14F4F
ok guys, heres what i learned. first you guys are great and i appreciate all the responses.first this is not a lockup converter trans so thats out.many suggested an extension housing bushing, there was a snug fit there.there was no play in the pinion,but the p...
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1985 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR10A4F
To our dismay, this truck is leaving without a fix. We recieved 6 replies here which recommended checking the grounds as well as the wiring/fusible links by the battery (for standard corrosion or damage from battery acid), high readings from oil burning, vacuu... Trouble codes: 84 (EGR Vent Circuit - Bad Vent Valve), 42 (System Always Rich), 13 (Idle RPM out of spec), 34 (No EGR Flow).
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N5R
Thank you to everyone who helped. I installed a new Motorcraft o2 I have about 50 miles on it and I am very confident that the o2 was just sticking at full rich when hot causing the fuel trims to go full lean. Thanks again for all the quick responses!! Trouble codes: 172 (lack of o2 switch lean bank 1), 173 (lack of o2 switch lean bank 2).
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1995 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L axle VIN: 1FPCR14A7S
the problem with rear end noise ended up being lft side carrier bearing(was pitted). We replaced both bearings and re drove truck all noise were gone and no vibrations appeared as if because of low fluid(bad axle seal)it had damaged bearing in carrier assembly
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L starter VIN: 1FTCR14U3T
thank's tech , the custumer took an accident and put the car out of road. Thank's for your replies and at the next time.Marcel [...]
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU34E6X
We replaced the intake gaskets and it appears to have fixed problem. Funny thing is the carb cleaner did not detect a leak. Thanks for all of the help.
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1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L engine VIN: 1MELM62W6S
was general consensus that engine is just worn out. maybe valve seals would help as has been shown to be a pattern problem. for this customer, he has chosen to try chemical remedies as the replacement cost outweighs the value of the vehicle and it does run ok ...
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