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1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT22B1R
would like to know if there is any aftermarket distributor rebuild kit such as pickup and stator. i have read this info before. any help would be great before a buy another distributor
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L hydraulic clutch VIN: 1FTCR14X2R
I am wondering if anybody has found a good way of bleeding out the hydraulic clutch systems in the Ford Ranger with the down angle-mounted clutch master. It always seems as though there is some air in the system because of the hard time going into gear ( ie th...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L idle VIN: 1FALP6535S
Car came in with loud noise under hood from engine and running poorly. We found timing belt tensioner had come a part (noise) replaced belt,tensioner and spring(which was missing) and all was good. Now the car is back a week later dies every time they stop wit...
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1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L shifter VIN: 1FMCU24X9V
Hi Ford and Trans techs.This Explorer has the Maxda Built M5OD trans with the typical worn out shifter.Ford says the upper bushing and spring washer are availible seperatly but the lower comes only with Top of Trans.My Question; Is the upper and lower close en...
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1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L computer information VIN: 1FMCU22XXV
no codes checked the computer operation. found that it seem to be working but the three o2 sensors read o0.00 volts long term and short term read -100 %. check bank one and two o2 sensors, the sensor was working from around 0.8 to 0.2 volts. there must be a ba...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L wipers&washers VIN: 1FTDX1724V
Hi, fellow technicians the vehicle first came to us with no wipers/washers, blower motor intermittly still running with key off and intermittent instru. panel false tailtell lights. the gem module controls all three relays for the wiper/washer system. checked ...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L Dome lamp/buzzer/cargo lamp VIN: 1FTEX14N8L
Interior dome lamp, buzzer and exterior cargo lamp often stay on for extended periods of time when drivers door is closed with key in ignition(off). Does not happen with passenger door. When it does happen, all three conditions are normal with the key in and t...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, bucks VIN: 1FTNE2420Y
this van drives fine most of the time then it intermittently will buck really hard the mass airflow reading goes from 17gpm to 248gpm but only breifly then all is well for a little while the mass airflow meter has been replaced with a new motorcraft unit i kno... Trouble codes: P0401, P1100
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L trunk latch VIN: FAFP34P42W
Car came in with damaged trunk latch-replaced with new unit worked great for app. 1 week.Came back that it would not .close.Replaced with another new unit- worked good 3 days -came back same problem. Works fine with key or emergency release but with key it onl...
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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-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNW21F92
This powerstroke will "cutout" when accelerating.It never stalls,just returns to idle.Most of the time it's at about 2800 rpm when accelerating,once it did it just off idle.It does it at the same engine speed regardless of what gear the trans is in.the fuel su...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP34YW2
didn't get much help on this we checked all wires to fuse panel cleaned connections were not bad checked fuel pump and mod put every thing back together cleared codes drove for days with out problem gave to customer so far so good
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L overdrive VIN: 1FTNW21F91
Finally convinced the customer to remove the trans pan for inspection. Found it full of small metal particles. Removed transmission and had it rebuilt with new torque convertor and of course the TCC solenoid assembly was replace also at that time. Not sure if ...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA57451
Ran a compression test - has a little variation in compression on three cylinders - was ran hot - talked to customer - customer agreed to drive as is - instead of going into engine Trouble codes: P0302, P0304, P0305.
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L o/d light VIN: 1FAFP40472
after thinking about this and knowing how little i know about transmissions i sent this off to the dealer. the fix ended up being a transmission. something let loose and left chunks in the pan. apparently the loose metal was moving around and shorting out the ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Safety VIN: JHMK145UYT
thanks to all the experienced people who saved me a lot of bullshit, in order to find the restraint mod
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14544
well the truck is fixed! But not by us. We took several members advice and sent the truck to the dealer. Without the correct tools and service procedure this would have turned out to be a giant can of worms!! Thanks again to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0011, P0021, P0340, P0345.
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Front heater VIN: 5LMR727L6X
Many thanks to guys like Donald and Robert who'd recommended checking the air-blend door. The door was totally broken. Dash R&R and the parts were about $45 list. Other guys like Gene, Peter and Gerry had mentioned flushing the heater core, which was gunky but...
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