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1983 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15G4D
does anyone have the info on where the plug wires go on the dura sparkIII dist? this is the one with multiple pointers on the rotor. alldata says [...] but that is on the 302. it gives no picture of how they go and everyone i ask says they remember the syst...
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1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Poor Idle Quality
Hello All, Need Help From The Ford Tech's. We Have A Street Rod That Has A 1990 Ford Mustang 5.0 Automatic. Drive Train. With A Scan Tool We Can Not Get Codes Or Data. Have Tried A New Ford PCM From The Dealer With No Help, Also Cleaned All Grounds, Second Pr...
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1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L timing VIN: 1FARP11JXR
vechicle has towed in to my shop with a crank no start condition. customer states that he had the timing belt replaced about a week ago at another shop. ran fine. so I turned the engine over and sounds like it jumped time. pulled front cover off lined up the c...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L abs VIN: 1FALP13P2V
Car went to another shop, they could not fix. Came here, clients concern was a horrible ginding noise and vibration when braking until the ABS light would come on and the car would brake fine. Symptom would come back every time the car was restarted. Scanned f...
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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Brake Pedal VIN: 1FTHF25F3V
(This is one of my construction fleet trucks)The brake pedal fades almost to the floor at stops.It stops good, its just after the stop the brake pedal fades out from under your foot(without any increased pressure from your foot)I have chased this problem with ...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP65L6V
Hello all, I have a contour here driving me nuts. Seems like they all do. Something about contours. Anyway. Came in running like crud, surging, hesitating, stalling, MIL illuminated. Customer thought replacement of spark plugs would help. After some customer...
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L door locks VIN: 1FMZU34X2Y
the door locks on this explorer will lock from the left side but wont unlock. I replaced the lock switch but they still dont work. The locks do unlock from the right side. Has anyone come across this?
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X7W
Hello all, I have a very strange lean condition setting with this Ranger... setting codes p0171 and p0174. Apon start up, my long term fuel trim values are between 30-40%, while check for vacuum leaks, I found the upper intake plenum gaskets leaking, tube from... Trouble codes: P0171 (System to lean bank 1), P0174 (System to lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L slight coolant leak VIN: 1FT5W31F5X
This high mileage F-350 has a very slight coolant leak at the rear of the engine.. It also leaks coolant into the valley between heads.. I have been unable to locate a specific location for the leak.. It will drip a drop ocasionally at the lower corner of the ...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L starter VIN: 3FAKP1135Y
vehicle came in on hook. no crank condition. has had condition for several months-- every time car was towed to shop though, it would start and couldnt test for condition. this time condition seems permanent. tested for power at starter -- got 11+ volts and fe...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S2Y
this vehicle will misfire severely when sitting at idle for a long period of time. tested all components and they all checked out good.looked on iatn for this complaint and found a complaint that fits this vehicle to a t. Trouble codes: P0304
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1FAFP55J31
Hi guys This car came in because the speedometer just stays at 43 mph,like it's stuck there but when you shut it off it goes down to rest. I dont know where to start ,thinking its probably a speedo head but thats just guessing. Any ideas would be appreciated. ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L interior lights VIN: 1FTSW31PX3
VEHICLE WAS PURCHASED WITH THE INTERIOR/DOOR AJAR LIGHTS STAYING ON.THE OUTSIDE CARGO LIGHT ALSO STAYS ON AT SAME TIME.LIGHTS TURN OFF BY BATTERY SAVER MODULE AFTER 10 MINATES.PLUGGED SCANNER INTO IT AND CANNOT GET ANY COMMUNICATION FROM THIS SYSTEM.I CAN GET ...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX20525
We originally received this truck in a no run condition. After many hours of diagnosing we discovered that the bank 2 cam shaft and cam gear had apparently been loose and the key way had layed over and allowed bank 2 cam timing to change and was creating our n... Trouble codes: P0340
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1995 Ford Mustang 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP4215S
Well I think the posts came down to almost 50/50 one side for the ECM and one for the stator. I had checked the stator and had a nice switching signal coming out of it but I noticed the voltage was at about 5v. I went ahead and went with the stator. Sure enoug...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15U6W
found to be pcm replaced and everthying beutiful thanks for all the help and suggestions.
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2001 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L diff or t-case VIN: 1FMZU83P41
Thanks for all your help/advise. I checked the driveshaft slide yolk and it was fine as were the u-joints. The truck was then given back to the tech who replaced the bearings and when he took it apart this time he paid closer attention to the ring and pinion g...
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2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP56S3Y
thank you to all who responded after doing a leak down check we found the exhaust valve on #6 leaking slightly. we removed the cylinder head and had the head rebuilt. we drove the car for a couple of days before releasing it to the customer and everything seem... Trouble codes: 306 (misfire 6).
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