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1970 Ford Thunderbird 429CID Pump pressure VIN: F0Y84N1216
Hello all, got a problem with a T- bird. Customer brought in A T- bird with a split in return hose, a major leak about two inches, on the power steering system. Specifically, from fire wall to steering gear. Also, can someone explain why the pressure hose and ...
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Rear brakes VIN: 2FTJW35M2P
No codes present. As long as the truck is running when you apply pressure to the pedal it goes to the floor. After the above repairs we test drove. At a gentle stop the brakes appear to be working well. When you stop abruptly the vehicle will stop and then the...
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L rear brakes VIN: 1FABP12345
Any help would be great. I replaced all brakes as mentioned in March of this year, Don't remember what the condition was other than worn out, as vehicle is used by a flooring company. vehicle has rear wheel abs only,and no load sensing valve.the problem is aft...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Hesitation, No Power at all VIN: 1FAFP13PXW
I have this 98 escort that has a very short "15 second" stumble at which time there is no throttle response what so ever. This happens on a cold start. Once engine is warm the problem is gone. I had a fuel pressure guage attached when the problem occured and f...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA514XW
van came in no start spark plugs fuel fouled changed plugs has good spark and injector pulse fuel presure good still will not start checked compresion in all cly. has 130psi in all of them fuel quality is good this one has me stumped any suggetions would help
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L power locks VIN: 1FMZU34X9X
Customer came in with drivers door unlock button non working. can lock all doors including drivers no problem. but there is no unlock function at drivers door... passangers door works just fine...customer replaced switch with no fix...just woundern if anyone r...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F0Y
this is my first powerstroke. a month ago it was towed in for no start. i used alldata, iatn, and diselman's site and found no pressure from supply pump. (admittedly, it took a while to get there). after new pump, she fired right up. now customer states that s... Trouble codes: P0476 (koer exhaust backpressure)
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Hesitation, JERKING VIN: 1FTRF17W12
hI FORD GUYS NEED SOME TESTING TIPS THIS TRUCK IN TERMITTANT. DROVE FOR ABOUT 14 MILES ONLY DID IT ONCE AND I WAS MAKING A U TURN ALMOST LIKE IF WE LOST IGNITION IT WAS LIKE A JERKING FEELING I NEED TO FEEL IT AGAIN I GOT THE FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE ON IT NOW. COM...
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1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on, spark knock VIN: 2MECM75W3N
This car pings on mild acceleration. It also has an intermittent check engine light that comes on but we are not able to get the processor to send us any codes. I know the scanner is communicating because you can do certain tests and the car goes through its p...
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1987 Ford Aerostar 3.0L No Start, EXCESSIVE CRANK VIN: 1FTCA14U0G
i believe that the thermal information would have helped in this case; the customer stated however that even if i took care of all labor,and he purchase the part that is causing this condition the customer has decided not to put any more money into this van. i...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTEF14N5K
hey guys thank greatly for your imput,i ended up finding a the 6 ported tee off the top of the intake was plugged 3 out of 6 ports ,i also replaced o2 and ect as i was getting these codes,i anded up setting timeing 12,13 teen before tdc ran better.agian thanks...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L rotors/pads VIN: 1FMDU34XXP
I would like to thank all of the techs that have taken the time to respond to my request for help. we have fixed this vehicle by replacing both calipers and front brake hoses and flushing the hydraulic system. we drove this truck for an extended road test and ...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR14A5R
OEM coilpacks fixed this one. It had 2 different brands of aftermarket coilpacks. I still donot understand why they would not misfire at WOT at 2-5k rpm. All I can think was that the aftermarket ICM and 2 different aftermarket coilpacks had issues. Trouble codes: 332 (KOER low EGR flow detected).
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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FTSX31F82
Thanks to all who replied, The problem was happining intermitted so everytime we tried to duplicated never happened but thanks for all the helpful info
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 2FABPXOXUX
The transmission is under 3 year 36k warrany customer to take to local dealer )same place I got the trans and will probably replace it. Ford tech said they have had some issues with their rebuilts. Trans also astarted making noises and seems to be getting wors...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZUL4EXX
Jason from Maryland you are the man !!! it was a fuse blown in the power distribution box . The O2 sensor heat shield on the drivers side rotted off and made a bare spot in the wire causing it to ground out . replaced the O2 sensor and now everything is great ... Trouble codes: P1409 (evr ctrl ckt fault), P1451 (evap sys vent ctrl valve fault), P1747 (pres ctrl sol short ckt epc).
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L trans. VIN: ILNHM87AOI
removed trans from car tore down and found a stuck intermediate servo.bore was egg shaped.reamed out and installed a brass insert to fix the problem.assembeld trans and test drove.did not act up after that.thanks for the help.
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