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1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDU15N1G
failing nox-o2 swings normal at cruise then it drops to .10 - have pinched off air injection and checked egr operation at cruise- checked sensors and all appear in normal range- o2 will rise if adding propane- computer seems to reduce injector on time when thi...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L a/c compressor VIN: 1FMDU34X4S
HI GUYS, THANKS FOR REPLYING TO THIS PROBLEM, i HAVE NO POWER FROM PIN 10 OF THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE, I DO HAVE POWER TO PIN 54 AT THE PCM COMING FROM THE WOT/AC RELAY COIL. MY QUESTIONS ARE IS THE POWER SWITCHED TO PIN 10 IN THE PCM OR IS GROUND FOR PIN...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTCR10X5S
This truck came in for a high idle. Read about leaknig plenum gaskets, replaced those and cleaned the plenum. Fixed that. Now the engine will sit here at idle and be rough. Vacuum stays right on 18 lbs with very little fluctuation. I tried new plugs and wires,...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.5L Engine VIN: 1FTJS34G1T
This truck came in many problems, trans overhaul gas tank filler neck leaking,exhaust leaks,engine vibration, fixed all problems but vibration. Has a rebuilt tourque convertor installed at time of trans rebuild, made no differance, scoped out ignition system w...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34XXV
Customer is complaining of poor shifting in all gears. After test driving I found the 1-2 shift to be late at 4000 rpms and to be very hard the rest of the shifts were very soft and even had a slight flare to them. The transmission sometimes shifts on into od ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTCX0864V
Hey folks.. got a weird one. This F150 never stalls on us but gives my customer fits. It will stall intermittently, restart, stall again and repeat. When it does it will only stall while moving. If left to idle it will run continuosly. While test driving with ... Trouble codes: P0320 (erratic ignition), P1500 (vehicle speed sensor)
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Steering VIN: 3FAKP1139Y
cutomer is having problems with the steering on this car. sometimes the you have power steering and then you have no power steering. i have checked the belt for slippage and the fluid looks good ( no smell of discoloration ). i did a search for tsb's on this p...
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L calipers VIN: 1FMNU40LXY
Truck has pulled sparatically for 2 years, I've replace both calipers,rotors and flex hoses 3 times at different intervals. I've flushed the brake system also..Recently the pull started again, I put 2 new loaded calipers on and drove truck for 3 days, one trip...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73E2Y
Vehicle came in with PO171/PO174 a couple of months ago (10-06). Smoked vehicle and found leaking Intake Manifold gasket. Also found plugs and wires were still OE at 141,000 miles. Replaced gasket as well as did general tune-up on vehicle. On 01-02-07 vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMYU02T01
we have two of these. one is a tribute. only under 40 f. for the first minute or two they both nrun rough. all readings on the scanner are normal. iat and ect are very close to each other and accurate. mazda had misfire cyl 6 ford had cyl 4. long and short fue... Trouble codes: P0404
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L overcharge VIN: 1FMYU32RG3
Ok guys, got a headscratcher here. This 01 ford focus has an over-charging issue. While idling, the voltage will fluctuate from 13.9 to 14.7 and if you bring it up to 3000 rpm the voltage jumps as high as 16.8 volts. I can unplug the regualator plug in the alt...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L airbag VIN: 1FAHP34P12
this focus was brought to me by a local body shop it had a side collision. body shop repaired all body damage change right front suspension control arm strut spindle and bearing replaced passenger seat air bag and right side impact sensor. reset air bag light ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L rear wheel bearing VIN: 1FMDV63EX2
replaced 2 rear wheel bearings at 78k return at 84k with left side bad, replaced. vehicle just returned at 87k with left bearing bad. Has anyone seen problems with these.
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1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L cooling/oil system VIN: 1MELM62W5S
ok guys here goes. this cougar had a rad. cracked and replaced a year ago, within 2 weeks the head gaskets supposedly let go and the heads were removed, sent out & gone through by a machine shop and the car sat apart for approx 1 year. ( what a real basket cas...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX15N9M
thanks for help on the [...] pickup. we tried new injector befor posting and also plug wire routing. we moved pcv valve to new spot return truck back to costmer to drive. thank for the help john.
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2003 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L rear leaf springs VIN: 1FBSS31S33
Well at this point the van has not been repaired but I have 3 good sources for leaf spring parts now thanks to you all . Our local shop was of no help so I turned to the experts. If I have the chance to service the van again for this I will repost.
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 2FTRX18L23
Well I got ten good replies on this and thanks to everyone for taking the time to reply. The general opinion is that this is normal to have to put it in reverse to dissengage the 4x4 on these trucks as they age. Thanks again.
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