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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEF14N0L
This truck runs very rich, as you can see 85+ psi fuel pressure. I took the return off of the rail, I couldn't blow back through the line. I traced the blockage all the way back to the pump assy. I could push air through it with the shop air, but it seemed to ...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L battery VIN: 1FACP40M4P
Hi everybody, what I have here is a customer states he installed 2 batteries in this beast in the matter of 3-4 weeks and it goes dead on him in few days.First time I've seen this car for this issue. I checked alt. with my scope, it occasanally drops out on th...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 5.0L reverse and idle speed VIN: 1FTEF25NXS
hi everyone, i have this Ford pick up thats doing some thing real strange. The owner complained of a transmission shifting problem but could not properly express himself so i drove the vehicle and what i found was that when put into reverse it would make the e...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L heater VIN: 1FTCR10A6T
Heat blows cold air. The repair manual shows several checks that do not seem to apply. What I see is 1)no vacuum at the heater control valve, 2)A/C compressor comes on when heater control knob on dash is in any position, 3)what looks like a vacuum resovor in r...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26F8T
ok i need some help from the diesel guys out there, i don't normally work on these. i have a code p1294, ran flow charts and only have 1.3 volts at pin c going to injectors on left bank with koeo. checked all wiring going from idm to connectors and all wiring ... Trouble codes: P1294
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1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54N3T
car was towed in put on computor and codes were misfire all the cly that are mising are on one bank.the one next to fire wall. the car will start but is hard to keep runing. has anyone seen this before.have not run any test yet.those back cly hard top get to.w... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0304
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 9991547845
have an odd one here.you guys (and girls) have been very helpful in the past so here goes.1998 ford tauras 3.0 v6.replaced heater core saturday night due to no heat.now has good heat out vents and floor,but warmish to cool out defrost.hot air motor operating/n...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18L6W
truck comes in once a week with mill light on code po452 in history. fule tank presure reading normal at 2.75v. have been unable to duplicate prooblem in shop Trouble codes: P0452
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
this ford taurus has a problem with no or very hard start when the engine is cold we have changed the coolant temp sensor pluigs & wires fuel filter if we hold the gas pedal part way down it will stumble then eventually start any help thanks dave
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20F9X
Hello all you diesel tech's.I am having a problem with this thing.Very strange problem,vehicle will not start sometimes when cold.When this happens the IDM relay will turn on and off rapidly.Also, the wait to start,and water in fuel light turns on and off at t... Trouble codes: P0603
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Customer states that MIL light comes on whenever they put ethanol in this thing. Run straight gas it is ok, put ethanol init and it trips the check engine light. Sorry, I forgot what the code is. But, Has anyone seen this before on a flex fuel vehicle?
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FTNW20FOY
hey yall, need some help w/this one first of all i dont know much about deisel. the truck came in with a complant of no power. i drove the truck about 30mi before it acted up the it lost all power wouldent hardly go 20 mph.i have a p1211 but no cel and i dont ... Trouble codes: P1211 (injector controler pressure higher/lower than normal)
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10V9Y
truck came in with PO102 code and complaint of dieing when hot weather. checked fue pres. found erratic. reset codes and After replacing fuel pump drove unit out light came on code PO102 again CLEANED CONECTIONS NO GOOD COMPUTER DOESNT READ ANYVOLTAGE FROM MAF... Trouble codes: P0102
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L 4-wheel drive VIN: 1FMZU77E81
Hello I got this 2001 explorer that will not shift from 2-wheel drive into 4-drive. The lights on the dash do not light up and no engagement is happening. I have checked the switch and there is pwer present at the motor. But no switching of power when the knob...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L 4 Wheel Drive VIN: E21UC85795
Customer brought vehicle into shop yesterday saying 4 wheel drive not working. I brought vehicle into shop and verified 4 wheel drive to be inop. When you move the switch the indicators on the dash do not light up and the transfercase motor does not energize. ...
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2003 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L Steering Gear VIN: 1FMNU40L73
Let me say that this is an excellent forum and you guys are great. Thank you for taking the time to read this post and any input would be greatly appreciated. This is for all the Ford techs, the problem we are having with this vehicle is that there is poor ret...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
feel it skip when give it gas. feel it good on the road and accelerate. coil had been replaced before but plug had not. this is coil on plug design. we replaced coil and boot and plug. we used an autolite plug, heard someone say it needs to be motorcraft only?... Trouble codes: P0306
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1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No shifts VIN: 1MELM50U2S
Hello all, Does anybody know what the normal cold weather shift strategy is for the AX4S? Does it disable TCC, 4th or even 3rd in cold weather? I have a customer with a AX4S that we overhauled a month ago. The splines on the torque converter for the oil pump...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE2422Y
thanks for all the ideas and help , this being a lease vehicle we can not get an ok to r/r intake and check that injector, its going back to ford joe Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0303.
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Starts out in 4th Gear VIN: 1FMZ473X5Y
I had recieved 7 replys to this request, most suggesting either solenoid or valve body spacer gasket problems. Turns out, the salvage yard where the transmission was purchased did not want us to try to repair it, they supplied another trans which worked fine. ...
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