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1989 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Rubber driveshaft coupler VIN: 1FTCR14T1L
HELP!. I need to locate the driveshaft rubber coupler for this Ranger. This is the coupler that gangs the forward section of the driveshaft(two piece shaft) to the slip yolk of trans. It is not the center support or bearing. Local Ford house says no go! Custom...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L bearing VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
when test driving i hear what i swear is a bearing noise in the right front only while turning left.First i repacked bearings then replaced bearings and races.i have swapped lf and rf tires and outer caps.this noise happens in 2 or 4wd.i cant imagine what else...
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34E4V
Vehicle came into workshop with an intermittent fault. Driving vehicle at around 100 Kph when climbing a hill or decending the problem generally occurs, a hesitation is felt in the motor then a serious of mis fires, lose of power and back firing through inlet ...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMDA5148T
This was our original diagnosis. "CHECK INJECTOR PULSE, OK CHECKED SPARK PLUG AND WIRE FOR DAMAGE, OK. ENGINE IS MAKING NOISE. BALANCER IS COMING APART AND CAUSING CRANK SHAFT VIBRATION. CYLIDER #1 IS THE CLOSER CYLINDER. RECOMMEND REPLACE VIBRATION DAMPER". T...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU34E0W
hello again all. this one has been a thorn in the customer's side for a while now. allegedly, he gets a cranks bu no start situation. everytime it's towed in here, however, guess what, yup, it starts right up. it happens with both of the customers keys. does ...
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X8W
I have this explorer and if I understand Ford's code priority when the dpfe was failing it would not check for o2 sensor response rate. I just am wondering if I have a problem with something other than 2 o2 sensors that both fail the test the first time after ... Trouble codes: P0133, P0153
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEPE2421
Hopefully I'm on the right track with this one, came in with P0401 and P0402 stored. I did NOT clear codes, yet. Ran KOEO test, passed. Ran KOER test, it also passed. Although the rpm did not change as much as I'd have liked when the EGR was open. I manually... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR flow insufficient), P0402 (EGR flow excessive), P1405 (DPFE upstream hose off)
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L convertor VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
This truck only acts up 1 or 2 times a week.the overdrive flashs and the service code is [...] soleniod stuck off.replaced soleniod and serived transmission.I can never get it to act up me.The lady said one time the transmission down shifted and started ...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs pump VIN: 1FMZU34E1X
just looking to see if anyone has ever come across this problem. when driving and start to come to a stop at 4km the abs motor pumps , with no abs light at all thanks
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAFP34P3Y
hello everyone this system is really new to me, i have not had much experience with it, if somone can shed a little light on it it would be great. vehicle came in with a stall problem at stop, checked fuel filter which was restricted severly, replaced with new...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Radiator VIN: 1FAFP5828Y
Hello fellow techs.Has anyone out there removed one of these radiators and if so does it come out top or bottom.Any info greatly appreciated.Ronnie
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31381
I have just about had it with EVAP codes. This car came in back in December '05. It set a P0442 small leak . I smoked it and found the vent valve leaking. I replaced it. She came back with the same code. I dug a little deeper and did an Output State test. I ... Trouble codes: P0442 (small EVAP leak)
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L abs VIN: 1FT4W32111
have an 01 f-150, abs pump turn on at 7mph to 13 mph, shuts off above or below those speeds, w/ out using brake. rear isolation solinoid is being commanded on, graphed speed sensors-good, replaced abs module rear speed sensor. Why would abs module command pump...
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Hard start VIN: 1FTRW08L73
Hi everyone. I have a 2003 Ford F-150 that happens to be my uncles. He bought the truck new and it has been well maintained. For the last several months the truck will have [...] cranking before it will start. When it does start it will act loaded up and comes ...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L instrutment panel VIN: 1FTNW21P93
please help with the following: customer has replaced blown fuse f2.46 several times, time between blowing varies. we have not seen fuse blow and have had an amp meter at fuse panel, have not seen anything close to 10 amp draw. what i did notice is, fuse #46 i...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: WF0TD36L86
THE CUSTOMER CONCERN IS ENGINE CRANKING AND NOT STARTING.THE CAR TOWED AND WE TRIED AND IT STARTED.FOUND [...],P2299 .CHECKED OASIS AND NO TSB FOUND FOR THIS. WHERE CAN I FIND THE INFORMATION FOR EUROPEAN MODELS.I CHECKED THE E-tiS SITE AND NO INFORMATION A... Trouble codes: P060C (p2299-), P2299
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50UXV
On this car I replaced the Cam Shaft Sensor and the Synchronizer all I need now is to adjust the Synchronizer with the Lab Scope I have the MODIS and I dont know how,I am a new MODIS user.Thanks,Thomas. Trouble codes: P0340
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTHF26H2N
Well after being with customer awhile for snow plowing, truck returned for repair. Never did find reason for rich condition except that is was mentioned that these vehicles do spend a lot of time in open loop. After rechecking A.I.R. valves operation and then ...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34X5R
iv tried everything new everybody mentioned. everything seams to be up to speck. colant temp reads right, thermostat was replaced recentley, mas air flow reads right tranny shifts fine. thanks for all the help.
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1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L left front VIN: 1FAFP54N1W
several of you remarked about the wheel bearing. we removed the center cap and indexed the wheel. we then duplicated the single pop noise watching the location of the mark. each time it popped the mark was either at the 12:oo or 6:00 position. we duplicated th...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP55S21
i`m sure i closed this once but apparently i forgot to push close button. this vehicle had a bad coil pack. everything ohmed ok all looked good but crossing 1 and 5 moved the miss to cyl 5. special thanks to alfred from florida.
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFAFP40452
I had another Mustang come in Mon. Check the fuel pressure it also read about 60 psi, so I guess mitchell is wrong.Most people who wrote back said to check the return line. This is a returnless system ecm controls pressure by regulating power to pump. Anyway I... Trouble codes: 172 (rich bank 1), 175 (rich bank 2).
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Steering Wheel VIN: 1FMPU17L43
Thanks to all. I did see the TSB on the differental. I guess it was hard to believe that I was feeling it in the steering wheel. I will first change the fluid and if this does not fix it I will change the cluthes. Thanks
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L air bag VIN: 2FAHP71W04
I need to apologize for the late post I needed to verify no other problems. Thank you to all that replied. I was told that I needed to take vehicle to dealer to program the RCM. Even though shopkey told me I didn't have to I sent the cust. to the dealer for a ...
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