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1976 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L emission failure equ VIN: U15GLB0000
This vehicle failed visual emissions test for not having fuel filler restrictors. It is coming into the state from texas and must pass to be plated. the gas gauge states unleaded fuel only and it is labeled federal emissions. my problem is i used to be able to...
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1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L engine temp VIN: 1FARP11J2R
car runs cold at cruse
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Right timing chain guide VIN: 1FMZU21E9W
I have pulled the right valve cover hunting noise and found a pice of timing chain guide. Alldata showes to pull the engine and remove the cylinder head, oil pan, front cover and shafts to replace the casset(guides). Has anyone done this and found an easier wa...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L FuelTrims Positive VIN: 1FTNE24L6X
Hi Everyone and thanks for your help! The van seemed a bit low on power and it had a engine misfire which we fixed by doing a complete ignition tuneup. The Mass Air flow sensor was reading 149 on the Baro reading and the fuel trim numbers were reading plus 9-1...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no throttle, dash in VIN: 1FTNX20F8Y
SOMETIMES WILL START AND IDLE OK BUT THROTTLE WILL NOT RESPOND,AT THE SAME TIME CUSTOMER STATES DASH IS INOP ALSO.hAVE NOT SEEN THE PROBLEM HERE YET,IT GOES AWAY BY ITSELF, USUALLY AFTER A WRECKER RIDE.
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMZA514S1
the customer has been complaining of the van not starting because of a dead battery after it sits for a week or so. customer replaced the battery but still has same issue. no lights are left on that he can see. we have tested the system and found no fault. bat...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP53U32
This car came in with a check engine light on,codes were po304,p0305,p0316.I found if you pull the plug wires off at the coil,the RPMS do not drop for cylinders 4 and 6.It has fuel,injectors all drop the some(for the front bank).all have an injector pulse.All ... Trouble codes: P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0316-), P0316
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1FDWF36P23
Hi all i need some help with this vehicle. Vehicle originally came in to have flashed due to no tranny shift. At the request of the customer who is another auto repair shop i flashed the PCM. The vehicle now shifts from first to second then it goes into limp m...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L convertor VIN: 1FDNF20L64
It stalls only when put into reverse or 1st gear. Does not stall in drive or manual 2 gear. Very seldom does it not stall..If you pat the gas to keep it running it will run and find its idle.. Inside the pan looks clean with no particles found. I seem to think...
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1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Headlamps VIN: 1LNCM93E2M
No headlamp opperation. When combo switch in High position, signal indicator lamps and high beam illuminated at all times and headlamp switch position. When powering ground at headlamp (black wire), no sparks just parking lamps with all switches off. Has high/...
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1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAOO64R5K
ok...here we go. took a break from the vech for a few days and came back to it today. disabled the egr and drove the vech. symptom remained. removed the iac valve and watched it. seemed to function normally. cleaned it out and drove the vech for a second time....
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14Y8P
After a little more research I found a motorcraft number DY679 as the latest module. It was black in color and when I installed it the code 213 went away. However I still had the intermitant stumble problem and considering I didn't give a lot of info on the ...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX07L5Y
customer did not return truck for repair but of the 11 replys recived most think that it is a bad IAC
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514X1
Thanks to all that replied to my help request. Intake gaskets took care of the problem. About 90% of the replies suggested intake gaskets. Thanks for all the help. Steve Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72K22
This one's out the door, fixed. Seems I already had vehicle fixed when I posted this. Purge valve was the problem, it appears that you can't test it by applying 12v. and a ground, that doesn't open it. Even though the resistance was ok, original valve was not ... Trouble codes: P0457 (small evap leak check gas cap).
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