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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L clutch VIN: 2FDK38K6RC
The clutch on this truck is slipping under load like any other worn clutch.When removed the disc & plate look very good and no obvious wear or damage.The clutch was replaced just a few thousand miles ago.I am not real familier with the flywheel used in this ap...
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1995 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU22X3S
I have this explorer inthe shop that me stumped all the test data that I gathered said the ecm was faulty. the question that I have is 4ohms resistance in the ground wire enough to turn on the mil. Plus is .15 difference in voltage enough, the test said .1 vol... Trouble codes: 214 (cam sensor code)
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L thrust bearing VIN: 1FTEF15N8T
GOOD DAY FOLKS AND THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ANY INPUT ISN'T IT ALWAYS THE FAMILY ONE THAT BITES?? THIS IS MY BROTHERS F-150 THAT DEVLOPED AN ENGINE NOISE ON ACCELERATION AND I WAS TOLD ABOUT IT AND THEN IT HAPPENED, THE STARTER GOT JAMED UP. UPON INSPECTION FOUN...
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10U1V
Hi Guys, My hair was brown but turning gray fast with this one. Came in with mutiple misfires on the scanner. Checked the spark plugs for improper gapping, etc. found the center electrodes burnt on three and one almost. Replaced plugs, reset codes, took it ... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cyl misfire), P0305 (5 cyl misfire), P1000 (OBDII Monitor test / Drive cycle not complete)
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 2FAFP74W5X
Hello i Have this ford that will start And stall But not All the time I finally got it To Act Up.What I saw on the scanner under ford specific coolant Temp-40 but under obd generic coolant is reading ambient temp It sounds loaded up with fuel.But why The two ...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLS 5.0L Oil Gauge VIN: 1FMUDU32PS
Hey every one this Exploer is very well serviced i mean any and all services that needed it's been done, Problem is the oil gauge will not work until about 1 mile of driving oil pressure good and the ck gauge light comes on any one run into this befor.
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Gears Available VIN: 1FAFP55U13
I have a low milage (23K) 2003 Ford Taurus (just out of warrenty)that will not go into any forward or reverse gear. No codes. Fluid looks and smells normal. Manual shift valve in Valve body moves with selector. And the PCM has a datastream...I can see the comm...
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L abs VIN: 1FAFP34ZX3
After driving this vehicle for a short distance the ABS light and brake light, on the dash, flash off and on alternatively(i.e. they are never on at the same time). When you come to a stop the ABS light stays eluminated. We are not able to extract any codes fr...
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2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 7.3L Stall
sorry about the abundunt lack of information but anyhow this thing stalls not while im in it naturally i think the stall is a cam/crank sensor (just on past failures) but heres the problem when in data stream i noticed that all or most of the readings jump up ...
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2004 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L starting VIN: 1FTYR10D04
Hey Ford techs, I have a problem with this 04 Ranger, we just installed a junk yard motor and had to remove the harmonic balancer to replace the timing chain cover (the fan cluth threads were screwed up and its part of the cover)the problem now is that we foun...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W41
DTC P0460 We have cleared the Trouble Code a couple of times, after not finding the cause, but it comes back within a couple of days. The only other possible cause, that we can think of presently, is the PCM. However, we do not want to replace it without a p... Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel Tank Level Indication Malfunction)
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1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1MELM6530S
This vehicle came in from a local used lot for a routine timing belt change and some other complaints, speedo wasnt working, clutch chatter etc. Those of you who have done car lot work know they don't authorize to fix everything, just what they feel need to be... Trouble codes: P0519
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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L door lock switch VIN: 4M2DU55P2V
hi I have this suv with driver door switch no working.I check for power,have no power to switch put I have power at the relay. I need help on this.
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Passanger's power window VIN: 1FTEX15N0M
I had a lot of responses pointing to the driver's switch, but all three switches are exactly alike and interchangable. Plus I took them apart and the are pretty simple toggling contacts and were all in good shape. The owner had already replaced the one on the ...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FBJS3151V
Lots of great replies. Test drove the car with scan tools hooked up exposing a high number of misfires on cylinder 10. I had a used ford coil over plug laying around, replaced it and sure enough that was it! Wow…I would have thought that would have trigger... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Mulitple Misfire).
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FBSS31LXW
What a nightmare. Finally figured out this one. Decided we were loosing the strength of our spark & injector pulse as vehicle warmed up. Tested battery & it showed a low charge. Charged it up, vehicle started no problem. The dash showed the alternator was char...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Anti Theft VIN: 1FMPU16L41
Brought vehicle to dealer to have computer flashed. Dealer said there was another problem. They said that the DPFE sensor was shorted internally. 5v reference at computer was fine. Did not see vehicle after it left the dealer so I have no idea if they took us ...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX17WX2
i took the injectors out again, and stared at them - i noticed one was a lighter orange - these injectors have different flow rates per engine from the factory - my guess is that someone changed and injector in the past - anyway, i switched injectors from bank... Trouble codes: P0175.
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 2MEFM75WXY
You guys score a 100. The coils were the problem. We replaced all eight, and fixed it. The puzzling item here is as follows: we first installed a new ecm. when I picked up the car at the Ford dealer, they flashed it for us,I was able to drive it 5.5 miles back...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L 1st gear.2-3 shift VIN: 4M2ZU86E02
This one is fixed! A special thanks goes out to Aaron [...] for the time He spent emailing me. Most things suggested in the replys I had received, I had already done or tried. Aaron asked the one question that led to the repair being completed. He asked Me if ...
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