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1988 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FAPP9897J
Injector does not fire. Plenty of spark, verified 5V supply to fuel injector. Verified no short to ground on injector wire to ECA. KOEO test with MT2500 scan tool gets no response. Fuel pump runs continuously with key on. ECA buried behind center of dash so ac...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Front pads VIN: 2FMDA5148W
This cusotmer is stating her pads are wearing out to fast. everything looks ok, wondering if anyone has run across this. She says she had a brake job done with oem spec pads and worn down in less then a year. the next shop did a brake job with heavy duty pads ...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDAF57P73
HELP!!! This F-550 keeps blowing fuse #22. When it does it kills the truck. Course it will never do it for me. This is a forest fire truck. I keep hearing these stories of the fire fighters needing to leave an area QUICKLY and can't. Pops the fuse and truck is...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Odometer VIN: 1LNHM86S82
This vehicle is a recent transplant from Canada. The odometer reads in kilometers. The owner would like to change it to miles. I've read the owners manual, Alldata, IATN , and a general search of the internet and came up with no info. There is no button in the...
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1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L All Shifts VIN: 1FMCU24X0T
Well, this one is fixed thanks to 8 very helpful replies. 3 techs(Aaron, Matt and Anthony) mentioned the EPC solenoid and hit the nail right on the head. As soon as I replaced the EPC the trans shifted perfectly. Apparently the previous 4X4 problems that I fix...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Blend door VIN: 1FDKE30S1V
I never got back into this vehicle as the owner is unwilling to spend the $ on a heater since warmer weather is now here. Most replies pointed to a broken blend air door. I guess the actuator motor can fail but it's uncommon. There is a TSB re: the blend air d...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L multi systems VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
Well it is fixed I guess it is better to be lucky than good. Started checking grounds all were ok. Checked powers ok. Came back up from under dash and noticed the dash miles were lite. so I must have touch some loose wire. Pulled on harness and had a helper lo...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P95
Thanks to all who responded. Extra special thanks to Tom [...] who informed me there is an updated seperator from Ford and is covered under warranty. Did drain the water cleared code and drove 2x only for code to reappear.) I am sending customer to Ford for the up... Trouble codes: P2269.
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L brake pedal VIN: 1MEFM55S1Y
Well guys, 2 weeks out on the road, and we have a successful repair. It took 2 things, as we had 2 problems. The 1st was the sinking pedal, and Toms suggestion of a service bleed took care of that. The 2nd was the pedal drop , and that was the master cylinder,...
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