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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y4T
the truck came in for a rough idle after a hot soak clears out if you keep the veh running after 30 45 seconds or pour cold water over fuel injectors like fuel boil fuel system pressure is with in specs but codes po135 po141 po155 po166 all come back on second... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0155, P0161
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP15PWR
Hey guys need some help again. This vehicle was towed in, died on road. Found harmonic balancer had come apart & the belt was off. The belt broke the wires to the crank sensor. Simple fix right, wrong. Replaced balancer, belt, crank sensor & sensor pigtail. ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Accessories VIN: 2FMZA5142X
i am working on this vehicle for a used auto dealer so I don't have any history on this thing. I will describe the problem as best I can. When the key is in the off position for approx. 5 seconds the headlights will come on, the Heater/AC blower will power up ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Oil consumption VIN: 2FMZA5145X
Hey FORD Guru's... Please guide me in the right direction. Customer complaint - used 5qts oil between oil change. Real question is how long before they relized it, by oil light flickering, has this been occuring? No smoke out the tail pipe, some oil in the pcv...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4043Y
I HAVE A MUSTANG WITH A INTERMITTANT P1309 CODE CAR CAME IN AND SOMEONE HAD HAD CMP SYNCRONIZER OUT AND REINSTALLED OUT OF TIME WE REINSTALLED USING PROPER FACTORY TOOL CAR RUNS GOOD BUT USUALLY WITHIN THE FIRST 8-10 MILES OF DRIVING THE CODE WILL SET AND TURN... Trouble codes: 1309 (misfire monitor failed)
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering VIN: 1FTNX21F21
customer had poor tire wear, front end vibration and wandering. after inspection, we replaced all 4 ball joints, inspected front axle u-joints, which were good, and aligned the front end. after above, front end still had wandering, memory steer where the ste...
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2002 Ford F650 7.2L Hesitation, no power VIN: 3DFWF65283
We need some help from the heavy duty Ford guys. We have this F650 in here from one of our fleet customers. The truck will run fine sometimes, then it will lose power. It feels like fuel starvation but we are not sure. Our scan tool will not read from the diag...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L high pressure oil pump VIN: 1FTNW21F12
Hi, Gents. Has anyone seen these high pressure pumps leak oil into the valley because of a porous casting? The leak is definitely from under the high pressure pump area and is NOT from the lines or plugs or IPC. I have already replaced the mounting gasket. It ...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Rotors VIN: 1FTPW12564
Snap-On rep. needs front pads on his F-150. The vehicle is not in my shop right now and the rep. states that another shop tried to remove the front rotors and could not remove them. Do I need an on car lathe to machine front rotors? There is got to be a way to...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM82W7S
hi fellow tech's.need some trans help.i personally don't do any trans work here.this was my car and i sold it to a good customer (you know what's coming right)the car drove fine until i stopped using it and was not driven for approx 3 months.shortly after cust...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L oil pump VIN: 2FMDA5140S
Thank you for all of your help. We found camshaft bearing wear by usuing pressure in the lower end and hearing air escape from camshaft area. Since you have to pull engine to replace camshaft and bearings the customer declined to do the job since the van was n...
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L no tach VIN: 1FJ38EYDU7
well after installing a new power steering pump and 3 new racks from the same supplier fenco i tried a second supplier cardon and the steering problem whent away 95% i think we had bad racks all the time what a wast of time and fenco kept saying that nothing w...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L p/s system VIN: 1FALP6530V
From: Brian from Texas Date: Aug 2, 2006 11:35 PM i dont think your fluid is your problem,sounds more like a line resriction Thank you brian from texas resriction it was, return line was plug by a bug a large one at that. I want to thank everyone for their...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L None VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
I never did determine what the real differences are with these transmissions, other than that everyone says they're not interchangeable. I've learned stuff about the transmission ID numbers... XF1P-DA is column shift with overdrive cancel switch. XF1P-DB is co...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE242X2
thanks for all the help, it was clogged cats. i have found this is a common problem with these 4.2 thanks again
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L ABS module VIN: 1FMYU04102
What I have done was thoroughly flush all of the brake fluid out of the system and replaced it. So far, so good! I've told the customer to keep me posted if anything develops. May just be a coincidence, but for now system is functioning normally. Do appreciate...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L shift motor VIN: 1FTNX21FO3
Hello, truck is fixed low to high relay I replaced both but still dont know the positions in the relay box as to what low to high and whats high relay but I bought some more ford manuels and evtms off of e-bay, for future repairs, sure wish the repairs people(...
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2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L poor accel VIN: 1FDXF46P94
well this truck is gone,thanks for the help,the egr was working & we could operate it with the scan tool & see the changes but the orings on the valve were bad causing leaks.(that wasnt the big problem)the cat convertor was broken loose in the housing but not ... Trouble codes: P0670, P0683.
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1994 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L abs light on VIN: 1LNLM82W1R
sorry for the delay folks! i have been waiting for the customer to return for further diagnostics but, he has made 2 appointments and kept niether one. thanks to all who took the time to respond! i really appreciate the effort.
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