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1965 Ford mustang 289CID specs VIN: RO7C252385
Does anybody know the aligment specifications, caster, camber, toe for a 1965 mustang with a V8
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1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L master cyl VIN: 1FDKF37F8R
vehicle came into shop for sinking brake pedal. ck for leaks none found. replace rabs valve. same symtom, replace master cly, metering valve blead sys same results. called tech line and were told to replace master cly with one from 96 f-450 because it has a bi...
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1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FASP15J2T
hi group this thing failed the smog test, readings at 15 mph hc 63, 25 mph hc 50, limit is 15 mph hc61, at 25 mph hc45, barely failing, fuel pressure is perfect, ignition system checks out good, maf sensor, ect, iat,baro all reading properly, came timing is ok...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L water pump VIN: 1FALP6530T
We replaced a leaking waterpump with thermostat, idler and tensioner kit, and a new timing belt in June. Waterpump failed within 30 days and timing belt and pump were done again. Today car is back and waterpump has failed again. We have been using Carqwest new...
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP6245V
This car came in as a no start. I have no spark, and no fuel pulse. The odd part about this I have no data stream. The multi relay (fuel pump,a/c clutch, cooling fan, pcm)is working odd.. The fuel pump will run all the time w/ the key on as will the cooling fa...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
truck has po340 as soon as it starts,replaced cam sensor still po340,teardown to check timing belt for second time marks look right,look at cam signal looks like a lot of noise in signal when you crank engine,checked all wires to pcm to cam sensor and they are... Trouble codes: P0340
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, LONG CRANK VIN: 1FTSS34F51
VEHCLE COMPLAINT; HARD TO START - LONG CRANK - BUT ALWAYS STARTS: THEN RUNS ROUGH, LOW POWER, ENGINE LOPES. WHEN WARMED UP RUNS OKAY. AFTER READING HISTORIES ON THIS VEHICLE AND WITH NO EXPERIENCE I HAD A QUESTION ON SOME PARAMETERS (pids) KOEO ; AP VOLTS .66... Trouble codes: 1211 (pending icp press. above/below expected), 1212 (pcm memory icp not at expected)
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L dash lights & indicators VIN: 1FBNE31L22
Hello, Here is my problem, When the parking lights are turned on the dash lights do not come on. However the highbeam indicator and both directional indicators do light up. The brightness of both can be controlled by the dash light rheostat. When the headligh...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Exhaust Smell in car VIN: 2FAFP71W83
Cop says when he parks and lets engine idle he smells exhaust. I smoked exhaust, engine hot, and only leaks I found where 2 drain holes in bottom of mufflers. Can't hear any leak. I am going to get it back and try it cold. I will check for body leaks, but I do...
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2003 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMSU45P33
Vehicle was brought in for poor running, will not accelerate. We tried to scan test the vehicle with the PDS & a generic and we get no communication. We also tried a new PCM and it will not communicate. We tested the powers & grounds to the PCM. We tried to un...
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Trans Tenp Sensor VIN: 1FTSS34P95
Hi, and thanks for your help. This van will experience a check engine light and the overdrive switch will flash sometimes on a cold start. While scanning it the temp will show -40, and will not move, and then it will all of a sudden read correctly after it has...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L replacing spark plug VIN: 2GHKSH6575
i have a 5.4l that i was putting plugs in. all was good until one of the plug ends broke off in the head. i have researched this for about 3 hours and have worked on getting the end out for about 3 hours and have had no luck gettin the end out or finding anybo...
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2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM58U3Y
car came in with ses light on and some other unrelated complaints found large list of codes indicating fuel system wasn,t working well running system lean fuel pressure test came back with koeo 28 psi and koer about 8 psi so not even close to pressure spec. we... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300, P1131, P1150, P0401
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1995 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT05H05
thanks to the 5 guys who sent us ideas on the fix,all were very helpful. what we actually found after replaceing the distributor. we had crank and cam signals(waveforms) but no tach or pip signal, after talking to the owner we found that the car had actually b...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW35F6T
My father chose to go to florida before I could check it out. Thanks to all who gave such great advice. I will save the info and check it out in the spring. Thanks again. This site has been so helpful Trouble codes: P0236 (Turbo boost sensor A circuit performance), P1211 (Injector control pressure higher or lower than desiered).
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU70E6Y
Thanks to all who replied! On day two the Explorer would not start and run even at idle. A check revieled no fuel pressure. We removed the fuel tank and sending unit with pump and found that the fuel pump was hanging off to the side of the pump/sender retainer... Trouble codes: P1747 (Press Ctrl Sol Short Ckt EPC), P0743 (Tcc System Electrical Fault), P0750 (Shift Sol A Fault P0755 P0760 P0765), P1451 (Evap Vent Ctrl Fault), P0135 (P0141 P0155 P0161 HO2s sensor faults), P1409 (EVR Ctrl Ckt Fault and P1000 OBDII system checks incomplete).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L delay shift VIN: 1FMZU63W72
Thank's for all the great info. I replaced the solenoid pack, trans. filter & oil flush, refill with mercon V, and all is well. have not heard back from customer so i'm going to call this a fix!.
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