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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1FALP6243T
Vehicle has supposedly had all 3 converters replaced. Vehicle idles fine until warm then at steady rpm around 2000rpm vacuum will continue dropping and vehicle will lose all power. Egr valvew gets so hot it cannot be handled. Any ideas! Ronnie
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L monitors VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
HEY, FORD TECHS! I AM POSTING THIS FOR A PARTNER. RECENTLY HE PUT ON A SET OF "CATS" & 02'S ON THIS EXPLORER, BECAUSE OF A "CAT CODE". WELL ANYWAY, TOLD HIS CUSTOMER TO DRIVE FOR A WEEK OR SO & COMEBACK TO SEE IF MONITOR ARE SET. CUSTOMER CAMEBACK, ALL MONI...
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X7W
We have checked the "fixes" in the database and do not see any that totally apply. Vehicle came in with a "miss" and check engine lamp lit. Code indicates misfire hits in #4 cylinder. The misfire is not a complete "dead" miss and it will change in intensity. T... Trouble codes: P0304
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out VIN: 1FTRE1429W
referance voltage is 6.5 volts instead of 5 volts. all grounds have been checked. two used ecm's have been installed and the problem still exsist. thanks in advance for your help, you guys are always helpful.
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L door locks VIN: 3FAFP15PXX
Customer reports power door locks energise on and off intermitently by them selfs. We tested all switches and relays, looked for rust and corrosion, did voltage drop on grounds and can not find any problem. This car is clean with low mileage. When the problem ...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Air bag light on VIN: 1FAFP36P9Y
I have a 2000 ford focus with an air bag light on problem. When you start the car the air bag light comes on and goes off, but then comes back on solid. With out a scanner I can't check for codes. But it is not flashing any codes. Any ideas. Thanks
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2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP3130Y
hello i have this vech belongs to the tech that works with me. It is 2000 focus and the problem is it wont start sometimes. When it got to me it did not have cranking rpm wenn to hook up my vantage to check crank sensor, and bang it fired when cranked over. an...
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2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L Runs hot VIN: 1FAFP34341
Hey guys I need some help with this Focus. All was fine till we flushed out a very dirty cooling system. Its fine at idle (although I never see fans come on) temp never goes above half. On a road test with speed up to 60 mph temp guage starts to rise towards h...
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2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU62E92
Vehicle shifts slow and harsh when going into reverse and 1st gear intermediatly. We have the vehicle coming in on Monday the 6th. The fluid is at the proper level and looks good and clean. Did the fluid level check as per Ford. The customer said the vehicle w...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L top of the engine VIN: 1FMYU93103
My customer wants to buy this used Escape. I'm goint to inspect it for her tomorrow. When I had a chance to have a quick look at it yesterday I heard a rattle noise from the engine. It wasn't very loud, more like tapping, but it doesn't sound normal to me (mos...
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L blower VIN: 1FTRW08673
this came in with blower running,with key removed from ignition. the control head lights up and blower can be controled with control head(on,off and speed functions work great)we have replaced blower control module this had no effect,before we go on a safari i...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHF25M1K
Thank you very much for all your replies. It seems on this vehicle no matter what I do I cannot get fuel to the injectors even though the lift pump is supplying fuel to the injection pump. This vehicle has a bad injection pump. The customer has decided that th...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L oil filter VIN: 1FTEF14Y3N
even with mechanical guage in place of oil sending unit, the oil pressure reading was showing 60 psi... oil pump was the problem for too much pressure...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No data stream VIN: 1FALP5242P
Well we installed a P.C.M. and still no data. Some people mentioned trying a different scanner. We did try a NGS & Genysis along with the MT-2500. Some say that these cars may not read data. From my experience with the Snap-on scanner if the menu offers data i...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
we replaced pcm and all is well in explorer world - thanks for all the help
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L powertrain VIN: 1FALP13P4V
new harmonic balancer, keyway, bolt fixed the problem. the bolt had loosened and it wobbled the hole, until it would change the timing of the car. thanks
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP13P9V
Hey guys, I hate ending a post this way but we did not get a chance to get a good fix on this one. The owner did not allow for any more diag time. He said he would bring it back when he came up with the money. That was the reason I waited so long to post, hopi...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L belnd door VIN: 1FTYR10C2W
Thank you all for your help and ideas. I know replacing with Ford part is probably the longest fix but had to give customer the options. thanks again. Ordered through local parts house. Dorman help #76807. TM
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L various lighting, dash panel, HVAC, ect... VIN: 1LNLM97V3T
This vehicle has been fixed for over a week now and I am finally getting to close my help request. I appreciate all the replies. We tested the battery, connections and charging system several times with no problems found. Then we tested for a/c voltage and fou...
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