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1987 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU15N1G
Vehicle towed in as a No Start. Found that no power to fuel pump. Trying to located inertia switch. All Data and Mitchell both say in different locations. ( left side kick panel and right side kick panel as well above right side of tranny hump). Thanks in adva...
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1989 Ford E-250 Econoline Custom 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTFE2447K
Van came in about a month ago with complaint of stalling. Found fuel leak at filter and codes for egr dpfs. low idle and system lean. (I did not list the old codes because I do not have the number with me. I think the codes were 41, 12...? ) Repaired fuel line... Trouble codes: 23 (TP is higher or lower then expected), 13 (cannot control RPM low RPM check)
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X9M
Thanks for the help in advance!! This ranger was towed to us as a no start and we found that it had been hydraulicked in a very large puddle. The motor had a few bent rods so we swapped in a used motor. All the electronics are from the old motor. We then had a...
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1992 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L abs pump VIN: 1FAPP60T2N
cust. stated that when starting vehicle he can here pump running. After driving he can hear pump shut off and the brake pedal will become hard and makes it difficult to stop. Tech. said that with koeo the pump stays running and does not time out. pump will onl...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L hard start, no power VIN: 1FMDU34X2R
THIS EXPLORER HAS A NO POWER CONDITION, FUEL PRESSURE IS 38 PSI, EXHAUST BACK PRESSURE IS 1 POUND CHECKED AT LEFT O2 SENSOR. CLEARED CODES, BANK 2 WAS FIXED AT 2mv, ENGINE RUNS RICH (LOADING UP), INJECTOR PULSE WIDTH FOR RIGHT SIDE IS 8 TO 10 ms WHILE LEFT IS ... Trouble codes: 114 (iat out of range), 117 (ect out of range), 173 (ego rich bn1), 177 (ego rich bn2)
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Vehicle Speed Sensor VIN: 1FAEFP13P6
Good Morning and thank you for your time. The vss is frozen into the transmission case. Does anyone have an idea as how to remove it? I've tried prying it up with a tapered gaskt scrapper, tried turning it by using a small chistle and hammer, a little heat and...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L feul pressure high VIN: 1FMZU34XXX
Hello Ford Techs.I have this Explorer that was towed in and would barely run,missing badly,with a strong fuel smell.I immediately checked fuel pressure which is 65 psi all the time,key on or engine running.My first thought was this is too much fuel pressure,th... Trouble codes: 174 (testing and results)
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L abs light and speedometer VIN: 1FTNX21L42
this truck came to me with intermitant abs light and a speedo that will drop out momentarily under throttle.. checked abs sensor in differential.. found metal shavings removed cover right side bearing bad.. replaced side bearings checked setup and test drove.....
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMZU73W32
Hello. I got this Explorer in due to poor shifting and O/D light flashing. Checked for codes and found P0733 3rd gear ratio incorrect and P0745 line pressure control solenoid fault. I found a TSB and replaced the solenoid pack and the separator plate. But stil...
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L srs light VIN: 1FAFP36P63
Hello Techs. I have an 03 Focus, and can't reset the srs light. The car came in yesterday from a body shop with 6 srs codes (recentley in an accident). We cleared all codes because all repair work had apparently been done. One code did come back. B1881 passeng...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Unknown
hey ford guys, I've got a fairly new explorer i bought for my wife and i am already having problems. I specialize in imports, so I dont know what road to follow with this truck. Most times the transmission shifts fine, but at least three or four times througho...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Brake pedal feel VIN: 1ZWFT61L2X
This Cougar has a strange problem that now has me baffled. It came in with the customer initially stating that after driving for a while the brake pedal gets hard. We drove the vehicle for over 20 miles with no duplication. On a hunch, checked the vacuum check...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTCR10X5S
I did clean the MAF right after cleaning the fuel injectors. I also checked the PCV, it has a Motorcraft in it and it is free. I did a KAM reset, I forgot about doing that.I blocked off the IAC, used the throttle pedal to make it run at an idle, it still idled...
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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall
Well gents, Larry from Texas was right on the money. The (NEW) low oil pressure pump was definitely faulty. After checking all other possibilities I pulled the flow from Mitchell and carefully followed the direction of which oil passes before running through t...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX1764V
Well, It turned out that our original thoughts on this were right. The carbon build up in the manifold adapter for the throttle body has '2' passages. I had told my man to remove and clean out the carbon deposits and he did so. But only to one of the passages.... Trouble codes: P1408, P0401.
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 6.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSS34S0W
Thank you all for the great information Tim, Roger, and Stuart hit this one on the head. Mode 6 test 53 in obdII gives you the most complete misfire information it turned out to be a faulty coil at cyl # 9 and two other cylinders had suspect boots. Vehicle run... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire).
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1999 Ford Explorer XLS 5.0L auto ride control VIN: 1FMZ435POW
Thank you for all that replied. after following the advise of several of you, I drove the vehicle for 30 to 40 mins. and the system recalibrated its self. thanks again to all.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F9K
Most replies said to check cam sensor or wiring, or possilby aftermkt chip---I also went through as some suggested and disconnect various sensors and problem continued---Customer has advised me that problem disappeared for a week or so, but is now back---the c... Trouble codes: 1248 (No turbo boost pressure detected).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L OD position VIN: 1FTNW21P73
I removed the solenoidbody then removed the solenoids one at a time, I found three that were stuck in the bottom of the bore. After freeing up all the valves I reinstalled the solenoidbody, went for a road test and all was fine. Shifted like a dream. Thanks to...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L overheating VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
i found the auxilary water pump and it was inoperative. checked the relay and it was ok.replaced the auxilary water pump and it hasen't overheated yet. thank you for the tip. i didn't even realize it had an auxilary water pump. our manuals had very little info...
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1991 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1MECM5349M
we are not completely convinced we have repaired this problem but we returned it [...] the customer and she is 100% satisfied.go figure. anyways , we are continuing [...] say what the most part of the fix was, I wou... Trouble codes: P0211.
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1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L ignition VIN: 1MELM6246R
Thank you everyone for your replies. I finally went after the pick up coil in the distributor due to the fact that, the problem only occured with a hot engine, after being driven for a long time. Well, so far so good, it has not, not started after several good...
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