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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L late up shift VIN: 1FDLF47FOV
trans up shift late after 25 mile drive engine has to g0 to 3 grand before shift will be made noticed that temp did not get above 100 degrees will bad thermosat cause this problem any body herd of this thanks
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U8V
Please help me? We have a 97 taurus in our possesion with an extended crank while starting problem. A complete tune-up including a coil has been performed to catch up the maintenance. Anytime the car is cranked it will crank for about 10 to 15 seconds and then...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 6.8L no power VIN: 1FDWE30S4X
This is a good one, I hope all the Ford Gods are reading this! This bus belonged to a customer of mine and we had ordered $2000.00 worth of salon doors for installation on the bus body. Before these special order (non-returnable) parts arrived the unit was tak... Trouble codes: 1408 (egr), 1138 (O2 Sensor), 1151 (O2 Sensor), 1152 (O2 Sensor), 1132 (O2 Sensor)
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on
Good afternoon, I am at my wits end on this one. The Mustang doesn't have a Engine Fuel Temp. sensor. My All-data shows a diagnostic for the sensor but it doesn't exist. The Fuel rail pressure sensor also is questioned in the diagnostics. It has been replaced... Trouble codes: P0181 (Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance), P0182 (Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit Low)
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L drive belt VIN: 1FMDU62X4Y
Ford Explorer with reoccuring belt chirp especially when cold. Spray the belt with a little water and it goes away for a bit. We have already exhausted all the options that we have seen posted so far. Replaced camshaft sensor syncro and although it was failing...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 1st & Reverse
Currently the vehicle acts like the low reverse band is not applying tight enough. The vehicle will move in reverse if you are light on the throttle. If you press the throttle normally the vehicle moves a few inches then the trans acts like you shift it into n...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTNW21F92
Installed new fuel tank sending unit because fuel gauge was inop. Now fuel gauge works fine. The overhead console "miles til empty" reads 259 when gauge is at full and it should read well over 400 when gauge reads full. My question, is there a way to recalibra...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTYR10D13
This low mileage relatively new Ranger has been towed into the shop twice with the same problem. Vehicle stalled and would not restart. Scanned code p0231 fuel pump secondary circuit low, no fuel pump operation, and a blown fuel pump relay fuse. Both times the... Trouble codes: P0231
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA51463
Hey Ford techs! We are stumped on this one. The van came in for an intermitent condition. When you are driving around 35-40mph you could let your foot off the gas and it will keep on going that speed. When you go to a stop light the vans idle is set realy high...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L speedometer VIN: 1FMDU34X1T
thanks to all that responded.after doing all the diagnostics,and finding nothing wrong electrically,i ordered a new driven gear for the end of speed sensor.the speedo now works intermittently,so i am now waiting for ford to locate a drive gear for inside case....
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Shift Points VIN: 1FTCR10A2V
Hello All, After calling and talking to the transmission rebuilder numerous occcasions, and performing the needed diagonisis that they wanted me to perform. I replaced the transmission 2 times and the final fix was to replace the PCM. This took care of my ha...
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L p0171, p0174 VIN: 4F4CR16X8V
So my post was premature, and my gut was right on. Most overlooked the information I provided and offered good, basic procedures I had already gone over. Several members called it though, and I am very grateful to all. When smoking it cold this morning, the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank one), P0174 (System lean bank two).
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L shift soliniod a VIN: 1FAFP52U5X
thanks for the help- we cleaned the eletrical connector at the side of the trans and so far so good- greg and crew
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L crank pulley VIN: 2FMZA514XX
Thanks to all for the help on this one. It was the synchronizer locking up.
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L shift solonoid A VIN: 1FAFP34P22
thank-you one and all.all replies directed me to the shift solonoid.because of the single code being specific to a defective solonoid, we just replaced the solonoid, without any diagnostics other than checking the the electrical connectors.dropped pan and loca...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Surge, COLD HARD START VIN: 4ZECF18253
Well after checking the things each reply suggested and talking with the customer more, John from Idaho nailed it. Turns out the owner assumed his son was having the oil changed on a regular basis, well he was wrong. The oil had not been changed in along time....
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, HARD TO START VIN: 1FTWF33F81
THANK GUYS. YOU ALL HAD ALOT OF GOOD INFO. I FIRST CHECK THE GLOW PLUG AMP DRAW IT WAS 180 AMPS. & THE EXTERNAL CONNETIONS LOOKED GOOD. SO I TOOK A 2.2K RESISTER LIKE Edward from New York SAID AND FOOLED THE PCM & DID A CLY. BALANCE TEST AND #3 INJECTOR FAIL S... Trouble codes: P1273 (cyl. 3 high side to low side open).
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMZA50492
after replacing abs module a second time and reconfigering new module with ngs both lights are off thanks to all of you who repliled iatn is a great diagnostic tool couldn't do with out it thanks again. ford repramed fisrt module said they had some trouble wit...
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