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1991 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTJE34H3M
this one is the service writers girl freinds van. he said it would run when he shot carb cleaner to it, couldn't hear the in tank pump, so i installed one, my fault for not checking. i found no injector pulse during cranking on #7-8 , battery voltage on both t...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Low Pedal VIN: 2FTHF26G1P
Thanks in advanced, This one came in due to customer had done a panic stop and complaned of low pedal. Upon inspection found the rear shoes @ 0/32 drums @ 12.010. Also during test drive the abs would chatter.After completing rear brakes and replaced the abs va...
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1234E5627V
1997 Ford E-150 Van came in today, customer complaint: Hesitation on acceleration from stop when engine is warm. I must say I have pulled my hair out on these vans (4.2l) before with these same problems. First off no codes in memory or during koeo or koer. I h...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L battery VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
I HAVE A 200mA DRAW. I TRACKED IT DOWN TO FUSE #27 IN THE UNDER DASH PANEL. THAT FUSE SUPPLIES THE BATTERY SAVER RELAY AND THE INTERIOR LIGHTS RELAY, THE DRAW GOES AWAY WHEN THE BATTERY SAVER RELAY IS REMOVED. I AM NOT SURE WHERE TO GO FROM HERE AS THE GEM MOD...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP13P8W
This car came to my shop wanting the a/c fixed. The first thing i did was to hook the gages to the system. There was 85 psi on the low side so i started the car turned on a/c. The clutch never turned on. Then i checked the fuses all ok. The next thing i jumper...
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1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Pump VIN: 1FAFP54N5X
OK gentleman, here is the complete process. Customer calls and asks if we can install a p/s pump he purchased for this car. Times were slow, so we committed to the job. We installed the Napa branded (A-1 Cardone) pump and still had the same whine as if the flu...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L won't pass reddiness VIN: 1FTZR15U21
Customer bought this vehicle a year ago at a used car dealer. It failed massachusetts state inspection because reddiness monitors were not complete. They took it back to selling dealer,several repair shops and finally to a Ford dealer who replaced the ECM and ... Trouble codes: P1000 (Reddiness monitors incomplete)
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2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L fluid VIN: 3FAFP13PX1
Hi My customer plans to leave two cars (this one, and a 2006 Honda CRV) stored for six months. She wants to know if there are any specifications for doing that. I can't find any reference in alldata, and my local Ford dealer had no authorative information, so ...
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Cuts out VIN: IFDWE35S22
This van will cut out normally under accel when this happens the check engine lite will flash as being shorted,speedo drops to 0, air bag lite flashes.With scanner connected as this happens it show no data & rpm drops,fuel pressure normal.No codes set.We have ... Trouble codes: P0460, P1000
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, NO SPARK VIN: 1FAFP55S02
this vehicle was towed in today with a no start condition. customer stated that vehicle ran rough yesterday then ran this morning but died while driveing. there is no spark. scoped crank & cam and they look good both @ sensor & pcm. there is no signal from pcm...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L vacum actuated hub VIN: 1FTPW14455
vehicle came in with a clicking noise when driving down road, caliper and rotor found when engine running the hub dose not separate from the drive axle as the only testing info i found says it should. Im currently unable to find any good info for testing on al...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L trans solenoid failure VIN: 1FMZU72E5X
it took me a long time to find the problem but it ended up being a pushed out pin in the underhood fuse box. the fuse checked good but the end that went to everything wasnt geeting the power. thanks for all the help with this nightmare!!!
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L spark plug VIN: 1FMDU71XX4
overwhelming number of people said they have had bad luck with the Bosch plugs. I will monitor with a different make plug. Thanks for all the insight. It is very much appreciated. Brian
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 1FAHP60A02
cleaned maf as many suggested .car runs good aftrward.what is confusing me is fuel pressure is still below spec.i guess my info was wrong. it was mitchell i looked at.oh well all is well. Trouble codes: P0300, P0316, P1131, P1151.
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L speedometer VIN: FTYR10D53P
thank you for the quick replies. It turns out that someone had removed the 30 amp fuse for the circuit and then replaced it in the wrong spot on the fuse panel. We relocated it to the proper spot and presto! Thanks again!
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1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L digital trans range sensor VIN: 1MEFM55U9W
I got a Ford trans. range sensor crossed from the number off the old one and this fixed the problem. Thanks for the replies
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