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1992 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDA11U4N
THIS WONDERFUL MACHINE WHICH BELONGS TO A STUDENT OF MINE WILL NOT START INTERMITTENTLY. WE HAVE SCOPED THE PIP AT THE DISTRIBUTOR AND IT LOOKS GOOD.THE VEHICLE HAS A NEW IGNITION MODULE, COIL, PLUGS, CAP AND WIRES WHICH IT NEEDED AS THE SECONDARY TERMINAL ON ...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4th gear VIN: 1FMDU34X4R
Hi group. This Explorer has a A4LD transmission. Originally, it no had 4th gear and the oil was very burn. I dissasembled it and find the O/D band burn and the O/D drum bad. I overhaul the transmission changing: deluxe kit, converter, O/D drum, reverse band, L...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6536S
car came in shop for no start condition, not very familiar with ford driveablity. dtc 158 set and has a real hard time starting. Once I finally get it running it tips in on accel. ONLY WHEN COLD. If car idles and warms up everthing is ok. when it does tio in i... Trouble codes: 158 (maf high voltage)
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L p0171, p0174 VIN: 4F4CR16X8V
Lean fuel trim codes are setting, but condition does NOT exist for these codes. First off, for those checking the VIN, yep... This is actually a Mazda B4000, but I wanted to get the attention of Ford guys on this one. Secondly, I know Ford and Ford fuel trim ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank one), P0174 (System lean bank two)
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15U6W
this vehicle came in as no start has no spark with no injector pulse on scanner saw no crank output replaced crank sensor still nothing tested wiring to computer has all the readings its supposed to tested with multimeter. i checked all grounds they alllooked ...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTRE1425W
Hello all, I Have a 98 e150 van here with a no start condition. The scanner shows pulsewidth during crank is 128ms and the short term fuel is at 45%, the spark plugs are soaked with fuel. We have replaced the fuel pressure regulator( not Leaking), spark plugs...
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W4X
we had done a tune-up on this and was brought in running rough and missing a little. replaced plugs and ran great gave back to customer 2 weeks later... it had a small miss or stumble shut off let set over night next day ran great. now after running for 45 min... Trouble codes: P0430
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L crank pulley VIN: 2FMZA514XX
SQuealing noise from crank pulley area and van shuts off. Belt has been removed to eliminate all accesories. This only happens after van runs for a few minutes. Noise starts and engine shuts off no codes present. Tried a crank pulley, no luck I suspect a oil p...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU63P61
Truck came in for misfire. Scanned and found multiple misfires on several cylinders. Found wires incorrectly routed and wire seperators all gone. Plug wires were routed using nylon wire ties and several had arc spots. Replaced wires and plugs, rerouted correct... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0307 (Cylinder 7 misfire)
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L battery VIN: 1FTRW07663
Customer came in with truck dead. Found battery with bad cell. Replaced battery. Went to start next day it was dead as can be. Checked system for draw and found 3 amp draw. Disconnected alternator and draw appeared to be gone, wrong, got in vehicle with keys i...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L all 3 guages VIN: 1FAFP33P73
hi all, i have this focus that is my problem now that it is out of warrenty. the temp, speedo and fuel guage will kind of just die sometimes. with the car warmed up with koeo all seems normal. but when the engine is running the guages will sometimes die, or b...
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L hard start VIN: 1LNHM97V2X
Hello everyone thanks in advance for help Car was towed in cranks but no start. Meas fuel preas while cranking 35 to 40 psi. Car starts on 5th try fuel preas at 40 then drops to 34 & stalls, this happens 3 times, then stays running at 36psi 10 minutes later p...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S0Y
i've come across these vehicles running strange and running lean due to a vacuum leak under the plenum atthe pcv l shaped hose, but i have no indication of a vacuum leak anywhere and the codes after erasing them on koer tests the codes come back lean at all ba...
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Steering VIN: 1MEFM50UXW
Car came in with intermittent hard steering. We replaced rack(leaking), actuator(worked better with old one unplugged), and pump(bearing starting to seize). Intermittent problem still exists. Alignment, steering parts & suspension parts all free and no binding...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU22X3S
Thanks for all the help guys I replaced the cam sensor and this fixed the truck. so much for MOD haveing the correct diag info. Trouble codes: 214 (cam sensor code).
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 2FAFP74W5X
Thanks, Seems like everybody was Saying The same thing pretty much. Harrell from north Carolina says to forget the -40 under Ford specific they all do that After 97 because they use A cylinder Temp sensor.Iac was the problem .Car was acting up And I tapped...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L O/D Light VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
Thanks to all that replied.I removed side cover and sure enough we had epc and tcc connectors hooked to shift sol.but this is not the only problem we had with this trans.After short road test check light came on.pulled code po743.I noticed on test drive did no...
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRE14L61
closing this one for now.got some good info but not enough to help.have tried everything suggested and haven't found problem cust took vehicle not sure if i'll get it back.ty for now.only thing that keeps bugging me iis it act's like an air leak but cant find ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU03161
In the end this poor Escape is unfixable for us. I followed Tom's suggestion of inspecting the airbox for debris that could block airflow and monitored the cam sensors for glitches as suggested by Christopher and Vincent but no luck. We're a used car dealer an...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Thank you very much to all those techs that responded and were willing to give a helping hand. Regarding this truck here I told the customer that I wasn't sure what the problem was and to give me a little time to research and get back to him. After hearing you...
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