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1992 Ford Ranger S 2.3L camshaft VIN: 1FTCR11AXN
Hi Group, Vehicle came in with timing belt jumped 5 teeth.Put on new belt,no problem,cam was free.Then started engine & ran a couple of minutes & then bang,engine quit.Found timing belt jumped again.Put socket on cam,could not turn it until I went back with it...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTEF15Y8T
i do not know what is going on with this ford truck. i need ford tech experience to advice me where to look for this problems. thank you to all tech in advance, thoa Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L abs
Owner complains of intermittent problem where ABS engages at slow speeds. Abs light does not come on-no ABS codes present. ABS systems is intermittently detecting wheel lock up during slow speed and engaging. During the occurence customer has a hard time stopp...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Unknown
this explorer came in with complaint of rolling back at a stop,when transmission in drive& accelerating from a stop.Customer also said sometimes would bind when taking off from a stop,then take off like brakes sticking.also cmplaint of clunking noise at higher...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W7S
Greetings techs, I have a question about the 4.6 engine in this Lincoln. I am getting a missfire on #5 cylinder caused by oil in the spark plug hole. I have replaced the spark plugs previously and there was some oil in the # 5 hole. I cleaned it out and replac... Trouble codes: P0305
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTDX08W4V
REPLACED FUEL FILLER NECK WITH GAS CAP. CUSTOMER DROVE TRUCK OVER 500 MILES WITHOUT LIGHT COMING BACK ON. WE REPLACED THE GAS CAP ONCE BEFORE BUT THE PROBLEM WAS IN THE FILLER NECK. Trouble codes: P0455 (gross evap leak).
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDX18W5V
Well I appreciate all the replies even if I didn't get to read them untill vehicle was fixed. My DSL internet went down right after I posted the request for help and I just got it back today. Those who suggested going back to the basic had the solution. I made...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on, Spark Knock VIN: 1FTRE1423W
Hey guys thanks for all of your help. This one had had cracked plenum causing the whole thing. Replaced plenum and all is good. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU18W9W
thanks to all for your help, removing and cleaning the passage ways in the throttle body did the trick...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Valve timing? VIN: 1FAFP65Z8X
I would like to start by saying thank you to all of you that offered your experience with this "Not so friendly" engine. I will start by telling you that we ended up replacing the exhaust cam sprocket, due to what we felt was a worn internal return spring. A...
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L No Start VIN: 1MELM62W1V
Ended up replacing ECM with a rebuilt unit from Ford. Forgot to mention that while the car was in its no start condition that the 5 Vref was not lost. Thanks for the feed back. Trouble codes: P0135 (HO2S11 heater), P0142 (HO2S12 heater), P0155 (HO2S21 heater), P0161 (HO2S22 heater), P0172 (Rich bank 1).
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2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L cluster VIN: 1MEFM42145
FOLLOWED THE TSB AND IT WAS CHEAPER FOR THE CUSTOMER TO BRING TO DEALER, DUE TO US HAVIN TO MARK UP THE PARTS. cLUSTERS SEEM TO BE VERY COMMON ON THESE RIDES.
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