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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTEF14N5G
Vehicle just runs out of fuel{Pressure and volume}If in park and you accelerate to full throttle it looses pressure and wants to die also. There havent been to many that I havent been able to solve the past 46 years but this is one of them. I replaced both fue...
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1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMDU32X9M
Hello all and thank you for your time. Im not to sure where to go with this vehicle. Motor Oil is getting into the cooling system, however, there are no signs of coolant getting into the oil. Truck seems to run good, the oil pressure is normal. We are hopeful ...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L OD, shift quality VIN: 1FBJS31H1P
Grab a comfortable chair and some popcorn, this is probably going to be a pretty long post. This Ford van has been a thorn in the side for a week. The symptoms are dropping in and out of OD while driving and excessively harsh shifts. This van is used commercia...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L no power VIN: 1FDVE4OFXW
This ambulance has fair acceleration from a stand still, but once you get to about 50-60mph on a hill at WOT it will not accelerate, sometimes it will even start to loose speed if the grade is steep enough. The fuel pressure at idle is 67-70psi, when on the hi...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L temp guage VIN: 1FALP6536W
vehicle came in customer complaining of overheating upon initial test found vehicle not overheating, but the gage in the dash said it was, so we tested system as per alldata which said to replace sending unit so we did that which did not change anything so we ...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Brake Lights VIN: 1FTRW08L31
I've got this 01 F150 that has a short in the brake light system. I've eliminated the wiring harness going to the back and also the one going to the front by unplugging them, and the short is still there. I'm pretty sure that it's inside the cab somewhere. I'm...
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Engine&Trans VIN: 1FCLF535X2
This is a 2002 Coachman Motor Home. Was under flood water. The engine and transmission and differential have water in them. What is the best way to repair this???
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE242X2
HELLO EVEYONE, WEVE GOT A VAN HERE WITH CYLINDER #S 456 MISFIRING, CHANGED COIL PACK CLEANED AND TESTED EGR, CHANGED PLUGS AND WIRES, ALSO CHANGED INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKETS. WE HAD THE SISTER OF THIS VAN NOT LONG AGO WITH INTAKE PROBLEMS WE WERE HOPING THIS WAS ...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L torque steer VIN: 1LNLM97V0S
Here is what has happened with this lincoln. It came to the shop with a transmission problems. The vecihle would only shift from first to second. Due to cost the customer bought a used transmission. After the tech installed the trans. and aligned the front end...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, bad stumble VIN: 1FBJS31Y6P
Thanks for all the replies. The timing was 4atdc so i set it to 10btdc. That seemed to help till i started it the next day. With the soput out it ran fine till i restarted it, I double checked the timing and it was ok. Jim hit it on the head, the coil had a fu...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L OD light flashes VIN: 2FTZX18WXW
Thanks to all the members who replied. We dicided to run two new wires from the VSS at the transfer case to the PCM and a new ground for the circuit. The problem has not returned up to this point. The customer has been keeping us informed, if the result change...
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66LXW
Thanks for your replies everybody.real quick,the fix was the MAF.Could not see any defect on scope.installed new and watch fuel trims wake and come out play.thanks again. Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1 limit), 174 (lean bank 2).
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L abs/air bag VIN: 1FTYR14UX1
well it's fixed!!! i replaced the modules one at a time and tested each remaining module but could only communicate with the new modules. i had to replace the cruise control unit also. either the radio, which we know has a dead short to ground, or a customer w...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
Super Star mode worked great! I should have looked at my MODIS options a little more. Thanks guys!
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1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1LNLM91V8R
The Lincoln is gone. As I stated in my origional post, we are not experienced in Electronic Suspention systems. My main sticking point in all of this was the misconception that the pump should go on even for a short period when ever the car is started. We at o...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W0X
All of the plugs were replaced at the time of the first ciol replacement, along with the boots and springs. I replaced the #1 coil driver wire with a new one, installed used coil, got the same result. Went back through and checked all wiring, all was good. Got... Trouble codes: P0301.
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