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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y0R
when temp is below freezing truck will not start,added carb spray and fires sometimes starts. fuel pressure 58psi,coil output at plug wire 35kv+,data line readings, iat current temp,ect same,map 157hz,pulse width cranking 31-33 ms, pulled injectors,replaced sc...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTJYS34F6
...van was towed in , van is running now, serv code 1280 fixed, the van falls on its face at 45, there is alot of oil pressure failure along w restictions on these powerstrokes, a small exhaust leak at turbo, real small, all the inlet pipes are connected and t... Trouble codes: 1280 (fuel oil pressure sensor assy)
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Dome Lamps VIN: 1FMDU35P4V
Dome lamps illuminate when door is opened from outside but NOT from inside vehicle. Has this been programmed to do this or is there a problem with the system?
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L monitors not reset VIN: 2FMZA5148W
This is the 1998 Windstar 3.8L EEc-V, SEFI A/C, A/T, rear heat and A/C This came in with a miss and a Code P0171 but after inspection, I decided to change the tune up since there is 116K on the clock with the original factory tune up. After this, I cleared the... Trouble codes: P1000 (monitors not set), P0171, P1464 (fixed), B1312 (fixed)
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMZU34E7W
help please, We have a 98 explorer with 5r55e came in slipping,tore down center support bearing race cracked causing burnt clutches.replaced support-new,converter,build kit,od planet,od sprag,od band,forward drum,front planet,pump bushing servo-pistons and all...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L steering rack ? VIN: 1FMZU34E4W
We have a power steering noise coming from the rack and pinion that can be felt at the rack and the floor.The power steering pump is fine and has good pressures,fluid is also good.There is no problem with the way the vehicle steers.When you turn the steering w...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTYR10COW
Hi, I am posting this for a friend. The gas gauge is erratic and it causes the check gauges light to illuminate intermittently. With a 100 ohm resistor installed in the gauge circuit the the gauge remained constant and the check gauges light did not come on fo...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA5142X
VAN CAME IN WITH A START AND STALL PROBLEM, SCANNED FOR CODES AND CHECKED DATA. nO CODES EXCEPT BARO WAS READING 133 HZ . cORRECT READING SHOULD BE 157HZ FOR MY LOCATION. DISCONNECTED BATTERY TO RESET BARO, IT ONLY RESET TO 150HZ STILL LOW. BUT VAN STARTED BE...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Hello fello techs. I am hoping someone can help me. I am diagnosing this windstar for another shop. Initially the van came in with a code po174 p0175 . I searched the archives and most said to replace intake gaskets , plenum gaskets and isolator bolts. This ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0175
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L intercooler VIN: 1FDXF46F6Y
Thanks in advance for your help. This truck came to our shop with oil leaks. I have alot of oil leaking out the right side boot at intercooler. I have removed the turbo to inspect. Turbo looks prety dry. I also have oil leak at right cyl. headgasket. But my qu...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L trans wont shift has no dome lamps wipers power lo VIN: 1FMPU16L21
well guys this one is really odd first thing in the morning only when real cold it wont shift for about 30 min and has no dome lamps power locks or wipers after warm up everything works great We were told it had a bad gem mod but that didnt do anything thanks ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMYU0415K
We have a substantial amount of oil in cooling system. Customer has added 3 quaerts of oil recently. We are leaning towards oil cooler, but looking for a second opinion. There does not appear to be any coolant in the crankcase. We have removed the filter and p...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCUU4132
towed in. customer states started car car would move no power. drove car into shop, mil on. scan test codes po354-355-356 stored. checked fix database for fixes. found 3 for broken wires at pcm. removed pcm connector and upper intake. ohm tested every coil and... Trouble codes: P0354, P0355, P0356
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L steering wheel VIN: 1FAFP33P52
This focus came to us on the hook with a locked up key tumbler. Seems easy enough acquired TSB repair kit from Ford followed instructions, should be a slam dunk. Here's where the problem began, we were not able to straighten wheels before removing steering whe...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1MEFM58U5X
This vehicle is in excellent condition with only 69k miles. There is only lukewarm heat coming out of the vents. I'm going to flush the heater core but my bigger problem is that the AC runs in all modes except for off. Are there any obvious fixes? I've checked...
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1988 Merkur XR4Ti 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WF1BT80W1J
hello all you merkur gods, i pulled the short straw again and got stuck with this merkur. customer failed nox. we diagnosed it down to not having ground signal out of the computer for the egr solenoid. i would like to know what the conditions are and what sen...
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1988 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP6240J
After replaced egr solenoid, warm up engine and ran smog check. Vehicule pass nox emissions just at the border only below 20 ppm at the max.Thank you everybody for your help
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMDA5146S
Hello fellow techs, well we are very happy to see the tail lights of this one. Having been very frustrated with this van it has sat outside for a week or more. As we mentioned at the start this van was taken apart by some one else two years ago, including the ...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L extended crank time VIN: 1FTCR14XXV
Cleaned injectors another time this has helped the problem, customer is satified 'he can live with waiting on the light, he also states the power is back in his little jewel'
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP3436Y
Hi gays. This car is finally fix. The Problem turn out to be a bad crank sensor, even do the car has good spark and good injector pulse. Special Thank to all those member that replay to my request.
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73X6Y
thank you all for your help i let this car sit out side in 10 degree weather and resmoked it and wala the top intake chamber leaked bad so i will be resealing it tomorrow both upper and lower thanks again very much Trouble codes: P171, P174.
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1FMYU70E21
Found the problem with the 4x4 on this vehicle . Replaced the old 4x4 control module with a new one and everything worked fine .
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L fuel tank VIN: 1FMYU93153
Thanks to all that replied . We were waiting to hear back from the customer .As we stated we had taken all the lines and hoses off from the tank and to the canister. We also had the vent solenoid off and was working it. We put it back togather and let the cust...
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