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1986 Ford F-350 XL 6.9L Stall VIN: 1FDJF3715G
i need some help from you diesel experts. here is the problem with this truck. the engine stalls on decel. on a road test, when i push the clutch to shift, it will stall unless i make it a quick shift. if i goose the engine in nuetral it will stall unless i sa...
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1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Stall, Misfire
hi all. this beauty runs like its misfiring like crazy. No data from the ecm. tried to get an ignition pattern from my scope but it would not detect the coil wire secondary lead. I cnaged the coil and the coil wire thinking perhaps some high resistance was thr...
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTP3WXZTK
hello all thanks in advance i have this 93 tempo comming in and when its cold outside 35 degrees or colder it is hard to start pulled plugs and they were wet changed plugs wires cap and rotor fuel filter let sit over night and plugs were wet again changed inje...
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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 F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F2V
Need help please on this diesel.Came in complaint rough idle and no power.Test fuel quality drained about 6oz. water out of filter housing.Scan test po476,po344,po470.Pulled valve covers,watch spill ports 2bad.Decided to change all injectors because of mileage...
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAP13P2WW
hello all tech! i need your guys help me on this one please! i am working on 1998 ford escort w/2.0l sohc. this one act verry weird. when it cold no problem run normal but when it get to warm up it sound verry bad like diesel engine then stall out.but can rest...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L vacuum pump VIN: 1FT5W31F2X
Hi everybody,every time you put the key on ,the electric vacuum pump is running ,and it does till you shut off the vehicule.The purpose of the vacuum is only for the heater doors and they are working good.I tied a vacuum gage on the line and had 10 in. of vac....
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L signals VIN: 1FDXF47F3Y
Hey Guys, I have this truck that I never get to experiance the problem, all I have to give you is the customer complaint. He tells me that his signals will quit, his speedo quits, his OD light makes a constant flash (not a code) and his ABS light comes on. All...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTRW07632
Truck came in with no history. It is owned my local poilce. Was aquired threw drug deal. Trucks runs sluggish and misses. Cylinder head temp sensor is reading 392 degrees. Installed new cht sensor with no change. Tried different scanner with same results. Chec... Trouble codes: P1000 (not passed monitors), P0171 (lean), P0174 (Lean), P0306 (6 misfire), P0308 (8 Misfire)
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L cylinder head VIN: 1FMZU75W32
Customer at wits end, has had several spark plugs blow out of cylinder heads several times and had repairs done at shops that used helicoil type repairs. Has decided to replace cylinder heads with new castings. Alldata says to remove engine to replace cylinder...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTWX33FOX
hey all you powerstroke guys out there this o2 f350 powerstroke uses 1 gal of motor oil in 60 miles an don't smoke white at all starts fine an has no extenal oil leaks ether. last week i changed all the injector orings because i had one with this trouble an th...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDWE35P44
Hey all, truck came in as a no start. We started with both fuel filters(1 at pump on rail & other top of engine). Bled fuel system and it started. The truck runs for about 10 minutes and then will slowly die. Found out that second filter runs out of fuel. Rebl...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Fuse #25 VIN: 1LNHM82W9Y
We are having a problem with this Lincoln. It is blowing the #25 fuse intermintantly. This fuse is for the interior lights. Sometimes it blows when you open any of the doors. Sometimes when you hit the trunk release or interior lights on the main switch. We ha...
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2003 Mercury Marauder 4.6L Air distribution VIN: 2MEHM75V83
Mercury/ Ford techs I have this Marauder with electronic climate control that has no blower out the vents most of the time. I have the Ford manual for this car but I have gotten down to the control head replacement($617.00). I have vacuum at the control head 1...
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1966 Ford mustang 289CID specifications
I thank you all that responded.It was very useful information,especially the web links.I'll return the favor by 'pay it forward'.
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N7R
thanks for replies. tried maf, 2 o2s, eca, made new o2 harness and moved from pos cable harness. nothing worked. grounds ok. with key on o2 sig will go neg. [...] lab scope to o2 harness and scanner hooked up, can start car, warm up to cl, o2 will read good...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDA54RTW
Thanks for all replies. Many wondered why I don't JUST use the tool. Like Scott from New York mentioned in his post, I remember (while still working at the dealership) where the tool was used properly, and despite this still had codes. Sometimes its nice to se...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Accessories VIN: 1FMSU43F7Y
I hate to say it but we sent this one away without being fixed. Have had three different people look at this truck and we cant find the keypad number anywhere. Thanks for all the help everyone, it is appreciated
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL 6.8L rocker arms VIN: 1FBSS31SX1
much thanks to evreybody that replied sorry it took so long to close this one but i had to get nice and cosey with this van. this was not a job for faint at heart, i recomend only seasoned heavy line techs try to tackle it. every reply i got called it, too thi...
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2002 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FMSU43EF2
I appreciate everyones help. I pulled the pump back off this morning and didn't find a check ball in the pump. It was however laying way back under the turbo. Put everything back together and the truck fired right up. Thanks for all your help. Trouble codes: P1212 (ICP Below expected value.).
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K93
I went ahead with the advice I was given and replaced the upper intake plenum gaskets and it's been 2 weeks and no problems yet thanks for the input Trouble codes: P0153 (HO2S21 circuit slow response), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0305 (cyl 5 misfire), P0306.
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