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1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTBRLOT4H
Hello everyone, This vehicle had prior major repair work. The customer just had a new timing chain, cylinder heads, dist. cap, rotor, pick up coil, and ignition module installed. Customer states that after the cylinder heads were installed the vehicle ran beau...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFDKF38F6S
No start and die, relaceed fuel filter, started. returned code po267 #3 cly. No accel response until 2 or 3 pumps, then after 50 feet started missing so bad it wouldn't pull itself. Cycled key and runs ok. Trouble codes: P0267
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1997 Ford Escort 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WFOAXX88AA
I have an idle fault when engine heats up where it starts to fluctuate aproximately 100rpm. Have no fault codes showing have tested all related sensors these appear to be correct. Have tested all vacum lines and can find no leaks also applied vacum to pressure...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Signal Lights VIN: 1FBSS31Z1W
This van has no signal lights, but 4-ways work. Is there a second flasher,if so, where? Or do we have a switch problem?We have a small shop and don't want this one plugging up a bay for a long time. Ford and Mitchell only show one flasher.???
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E4X
custer say car was runny fine stop at light and took off and it died start right back idles fine wont eccrrate to take off. drop exhaust did not change. o2 read lean off idle .00 volts at idle .25 volt alother data seems to apears fine help!!! Trouble codes: P0750 (shift seloind a malfuntion), P0743 (tosque convertor circut elec), P0755 (shift seloind b circuit malfuntion), P0760 (shift seloind malfuntion), P0135 (o2 sensor), P0155 (testing and results)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power steering VIN: 1FAFP53S1X
As noted above we have replaced both the rack and pump and bled the system per Ford recommended procedure. This will be the fourth time the car has returned. each time it's the same. The air is bled out of the system. The system is checked for external leaks b...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L steering gear VIN: 1FAFP53U0X
Found vehicle was low on fluid with no leaks other than pump was covered in oil.Cleaned all areas, refilled and bled p/s system while vehicle was running.Everything works fine until the vehicle is shut off then fluid is forced out of vent hole in reservoir cap...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU63XOY
replaced parts listed checked cam interupter alignment with ford tool twice , have signal going to computer but after driving vehicle after the second drip it turns the CEL light on for a code PO1309 no other codes present . the diagnostic as per alldata from ... Trouble codes: P1309
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW31F01
I have this 7.3 diesel, it will start and run for 2 min. then die and not restart, only sputter. When I perform KOEO test with scan tool I get a code P0605 PCM ROM test failure. Mitchel says to clear codes and perform quick test if code 0605 appears replace PC... Trouble codes: 0605 (computer rom failure)
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1421H
This vehicle acts like it has a leaking injector with bank 2 running rich, missfires have been cleared, for some reason the egr sol. is not trying to work the egr valve down the road and a heavy pre ignition is herd. engine running without missfire down the ro... Trouble codes: P0175, P0300
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73E62
I FELLOWS. I HAVE ME A REAL PROBLEM CHILD. I OT THIS VECHILE IN A MONTH AGO. IT WAS TOWED IN IT JUST QUIT ON THE CUSTOMER. WHEN TRYING TO START IT ACTS LIKE A FLOODED ENGINE.WHICH IT IS PULLED PLUGS THEY ARE SOAKED, HAVE SPARK CHECKED COMPRESSION HAVE 160 TO 1... Trouble codes: B1601 (pats recd incor key-code)
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FTRF17222
vehicle came in with check engine light on. po171 & po174 stored in memory. iac was at 52% really high. and baro pid was at 167hz. to high for this area. so we replaced the maf sensor and did an air induction service. baro pid was back to normal and iac back t... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1131 (p1151-), P1151 (testing and results)
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L radio VIN: 1LNHM82W41
The customer's complaint is the buttons on the Radio do not illuminate, and can't be seen at night. All other buttons and knobs illuminate but the radio. From what I have read on this the LCM sends an SCP signal to the Radio, EATC, module and a few others, tha...
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1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FALP71W5S
Thanks goes out to, James, Gordon, Charles, Bob, Jason, Mike,Alex, Bruce and Larry. You guys are very GOOOOOD! I swapped the coils over just like you suggested and bam, it followed with the coil. I also checked the box on the fender and it was in good conditio... Trouble codes: P0320 (circuit malfunction secondary ignition).
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L reverse engagement VIN: 1FTEE14YXS
It seems that we do not have any more time to repair correctly that vehicule. The solenoid pack improve it a little bit but not to my satisfaction. For reference i tried changing the complete valve body with no effect what so ever, checked the accumulator and ...
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1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54N3T
sorry for taking so long.the fix for this car was the exhaust gear striped off the teeth.on the rear exhaust cam shaft.the customer was from out of town didnt want to put the money need to fix car his brother owns at shop in Pa will come and get car .thomas fr... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0304.
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Dome Lamps VIN: 1FMDU35P4V
I received 3 replies for this problem. Tony from Louisiana indicated that the dome lamp SHOULD illuminate when either inner or outer door handle is used and both Nick from Ohio and Luis from S. California Indicated that the problem is probably in the Door Latc...
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L Brake pull VIN: 1FAFP66L6W
First I want to thank all who took the time to reply. This veh. is now fixed. After machining rotors and drums just for good measure, I was advised to clamp off rear brakes to see if brake pull is still present. Sure enough car still pulled right and Steering ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L reverse VIN: 1FTNX21S7I
I figured out my no reverse problem, there were two. The low/rev piston seals were manufactured too small in thickness, there was a bullitan about this from trans tec. The second problem was a cut direct seal on assembly. I made the mistake of not air checking...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L lacks power VIN: 1FTSX21P95
Hi Guys; thanks for all the help ! You all homed in on the turbo and or actuator. The Mexican Dealer now agrees it's the turbo; however they don't have one down here. The Canadian selling Dealer has agreed to send one, and the Mexican Dealer will install it to...
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1990 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1LNCM93E2M
sorry for the wasted time but I had to bring in another perspective on this one and the problem ended up being something I had check early on the map sensor.The sensor was evidently failing and causing the pulse width to be to short hence the very lean conditi...
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