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1991 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP45E5M
Since it has been here this is what I found…but I am lost, please I can use all the help I can get this does not make sense to me….thanks ahead of time. I get fuel pressure when I test the pump from the test port on the self test connection, with the key on. H...
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1995 Ford Aerostar 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCA11V8S
customer was going down the highway at 65 mph and the van just stopped running.got it in here and hooked the scanner up and there were no codes and all the data (tps,map,maf etc)looked good.turned it over and got a tach signal.checked for spark at coil and it ...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L gas tank fuel gauge VIN: 1FAFP52S9W
car came in the cust cannot fill gas tank except by letting gas trickle in no tsb's found also gas gauge stays on full never moves i know these fords have slow gauges if i disconnect harness goes to empty is there a bad check valve in these bad boys ???
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L OD light flashes VIN: 2FTZX18WXW
Has anyone run into this. We are leaning towards a bad PCM, but we just can not be positive. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L steering VIN: 1FDRE14L5W
i thought this was going to be a simple alignment but it's become a big pain. first complaint was that the van was pulling to the left hard. then when we drove it we noticed the pull to the left and a pull to the right when braking. we did front brake pads, ca...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FALP1130W
Replaced fuel pump, afterwards car wont start. No cam voltage with DVMM. Whats it supposed to be? 2 wire sensor creates it own voltage. Hard to find spec... Help please
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33F0Y
This super duty came in for a rough idle and low power at start up. It had multiple codes present. I have replaced the exhaust backpressure sensor, and the fuel controll presssure sensor. I now only have the two codes listed left, but don't think they are rela... Trouble codes: P0741, P1249
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAKP1133Y
ALL INPUT WANTED. car came in for no a/c operation, found the ccrm faulty. replaced module and a/c works nobut has high pressure. pull the orfice tube out and it has one peice of metal on it that looks like a finger nail(the peice that is cut off sorta 1/16 of...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U72
truck still has missfire, did read about catalytic problems, but this truck will run ok at times. Trouble codes: P0171, P0175, P0305, P0304, P0306
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35F53
tested fuel pump on frame rail, works fine.tested fuel pressure at cylinder head's, pressure within specification's.monitered fuel pressure at fuel injector's with scan tool, pressure is within specification's.vehicle did start after replacing fuel filter, but...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT611BX
This vehicle came in with codes PO340 cam sensor circut and P1519 intake runner valve stuck. I replaced the cam sensor and cleared codes. Then I manually moved the intake runner valves and they were free moving with spring pressure. I sent the car out and it c... Trouble codes: P0340, P1519 (Intake Manifold Runner Vaive)
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1954 Ford customline 258CID transmission VIN: 123DONOT34
Hello, thanks very much to everyone that replied, even though I did not have all the exact info on this vehicle, everyone that replied helped me alot and sent me in the right direction. I have ordered a complete seal kit from my trans rebuilder and am going ...
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1986 Ford F-250 6.9L No Start VIN: 18CPA02500
Thank you for all that replied. All had great suggestions. the problem ended up being the transfer pump at the block. It must of had a pin hole, that was letting air in the system. replaced it and problem did not return. Thank you all again who replied.
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L hydralic system VIN: 1FTCR14A3R
thanks to everone for all the info.we replaced everthing from master to clutch and slave 2 times.replaced master cylinder for 3rd time finaly got system to bleed out by taking plunger out of master cylinder and filled to top with fluid,but 2 cylinders were bad...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L engine VIN: 1FALP65L0S
Thanks for all the advice I like to give the customers all options and let them make final decision, within reason, good, better, or best. When we do a head gasket anything related is replaced with OE or better and a machine shop goes thru the heads. I agree w...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L moniter/memory lost VIN: 1FMRU1766W
hello and thanks to all that replied to my request. four of you were very helpful in pointing me to keep alive memory circuit. guess i should have look at wiring diagram first. it turn out that fuse was loosing contact and would only make contact when test lig...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Harmonic balancer on driveshaft VIN: 1FTYR10C5Y
Thank you iatn. On a Sunday morning before 10AM 4th of July weekend I got 2 replies in less than half an hour. I removed the 'dampener' on the driveshaft because I had stuff to do. It was great to get a couple of responses so quickly saying not to worry about ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Poor Fuel Economy, PINGS, LACK OF POWER VIN: 1FTNX21S11
thanks for the help guys, we replaced the mass air flow sensor instead of cleaning due to the high mileage, cleaned the plenum, intake and throttle body, cleaned injectors and replaced the plugs. the problem was solved and the customer is very happy. thank...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F11
Hi everybody. First of all, thanks for your replies Galen, Mike, David, Sam, Charles and Nick. Nick, I felt you were right on with water in the IDM. Mike thanks for all the info on prices and places to get the parts. Unfortunately I can't let you know how this...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L vent operation VIN: 1FTRW07672
Customer has not brought this one back to finish the repairs yet. The general consensus is that the truck needs a control head in the dash for the heater / A/C system. I think that will fix this vehicle but I have not got it back in for repair yet. Thanks for ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX20P34
A new set of injectors fixed this one...changing one or two here & there is not a good plan. Made the customer bite the bullet and installed 8 injectors, runs like new now. Check engine lite is not on, but the map reading is still goofy, not sure about that, b... Trouble codes: P2263 (turbo system).
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1LNHM82W0X
Thanks to everyone that has taken the time to offer there assistance. Unfortunatly, my customer has opted to postpone further diagnosis of the air suspension at this time due to the transmission having to be rebuilt. Once the vehicle is brought back for the Ai...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L abs VIN: 2MEFM75WXY
I checked all 4 wheel sensors on this car and was cleaning them and found the right front sensor had been hit somhow and was bent back .The sensor was still showing the speed for that wheel but i replaced it anyway and cleared the computer and it has been work...
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