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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 2FTDF15YOH
This truck has duel tanks. Problem is no power to the fuel pumps. If jumpered at relay, jumper wire gets hot. Voltage to the pumps is only 3.75v. I do not have a wiring diagram so any help will be greatly apprieciated. Thank you all.
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF12NWK
I have this 89 F150 It came in intermittantly cutting out. Sometimes the vehicle will cough and then the RPM will jump right up and run ok, other times it will just cought and die, like someone shutting off the key. I checked this truck over fuel pressure and ... Trouble codes: 41 (system lean- fuel control)
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31Y2P
I need some ideas on this one. This van has a bad hesitation on light acceleration. If you snap the throttle quickly, you can't feel it. I can duplicate this while in park, and slightly opening the throttle. I have checked for obvious vacuum leaks, Also having...
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FALP444XT
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help on this one. I have this 96 3.8 Mustang that we put a used transmission in 2 months ago that is back in with the OD light flashing and second gear starts. There is a code P0781(1 to 2 shift error) stored. We a...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10V2X
1ST DISPATCHED; WAS TO SCAN CEL. DATA/CODES. THIS IS A FLEX FUEL 2WD RANGER.I SEE OVER $750.00 IN PARTS HAVE BEEN THROWN AT THIS BY SEVERAL LOCAL SHOPS. O.K. I LOVE A CHALLENGE. 5 HOURS,I'M STUMPED.I MUST BE OVERLOOKING SOMETHING BASIC. ??? FUEL TRIM #'s ARE T... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1151 (ho2s21 indicates lean)
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Power steering pump VIN: 1FTZX1722Y
I have a pump on this truck that is very noisy when the fluid is cold. The noise goes away as the fluid warms up. I have tried 2 A-1 pumps as well as a Motorcraft reman pump. The system has been flushed with both Dexron ATF as well as power steering fluid with...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU77E42
could use some help on a possible wiring issue. i have no start, will crank, no fuel pressure, have noid, have spark. there's power at both wires at fuel shutoff switch, but nothing at pump. wires run through dash and back down through grommet in drivers floor...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
Explorer was towed in about 2 weeks ago with a no start. After testing starting and charging systems found no power to PCM Relay and fuse blown. Replaced relay and fuse. Stared with no problems. Kept for a couple of days and started cold several times. Custome...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start, only cold start VIN: 1FAFP343X2
Hello group, This problem only happens when it sits overnight. The code p1233 comes back when the problem happens only. Very random problem, will start when cranking for a while. When not starting, it has no fuel pressure. Have not been able to check for powe... Trouble codes: P1233
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L no power VIN: 1FMZU72K43
HI everybody this explorer has no power. replaced MAF still the same. My baro reading starts good when I re-set KAM but drops to 130 HZ when I drive it. My question is where does the PCM get its baro PID on this flex fuel? Im inclined to think its not the MAF ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNX21P94
I am working in iraq on a military installment. 90% of our fleet is ford 250 6.0l. We have very limited equipment and resourses. There is no diag. equipment other than small hand tools and cheap mulit-meters. I have several trucks doing the same thing. I hope ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L crankshaft VIN: 1GDEF19N0N
Hello, Thanks for all the input. I talked with the local machine shops and they figure it was a bad crankshaft. Thanks again Mike
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1995 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L clutch assem VIN: 1FALP54Y1S
Well vehicle is finally out the door, turned out the rear motor mount was bad (had shock absorber and mount combined and shock bad) could not find new shock type mount so installed a solid mount on rear which kept the engine from raising up to high in the rear...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L abs light VIN: 1FDEE14H1S
Fellow Techs, The only thing we found that may have been at fault was the Fluid level switch in the master. It was sticking. The customer said the light has not come back on when spoken to on a follow up call. Thanks again for all the replies.
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Stall VIN: 1FTHF25H3T
First I would like to appoligize for not replying with a fix sooner. With the busy holidays and such I just haven't had the time. Thanks to all who replied to my help request, all help was greatly appreciated. Anyways I ended up replacing the pickup in the d... Trouble codes: 211 (Profile Ignition Pickup circuit failure), 212 (Loss of IDM input to PCM- spout circuit grounded).
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1996 Ford Aerostar XLT 4.0L Surge VIN: 1FMDA41X2T
Looks like cylinder head needs to come off to fix. Has valve guide or valve train concern. Running compression was only 45. Owner stated that van didn't surge untill heads replaced. Wish he would of told us early.
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Anti-theft VIN: 1FMDU35PXV
It turns out that the switches on the back side of the lock cylinders had to be installed just right and I had one of them off just a little. The GEM that the door was never locked when it was. Thanks for all the help. To correctly install the swithes find the...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L will not shift VIN: 1FTYR14V4Y
First of all thanks to everybody who replied. Yes this Ranger was stuck in gear and my brain wasn't. Apparently when the shifter was pulled it may have been wiggled when coming out and accidently put into gear. When the shifter was replaced the shift interlock...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FTNF20S83
This truck had a bad pcm.It was showing up to 16000 rpm's on the oss pid so pcm was shuting down the injectors.So I want to thank everyone who replied and all the ideas on checking this problem. Trouble codes: 720 (output shaft speed sensor malfunction).
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1992 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Instrument cluster (digital) VIN: 1LNLM82W2N
Hello all, well this one is fixed and I would like to thank Tom for the info on the self diagnostic capabilities, Robert for the info on the actual vss signal, all good info. I also found out that occasionally engine temp would drop to the bottom of range on g...
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