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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, HARD START VIN: 1FTEF14N0H
First would like to thank all in advance for help on this one! This vehicle is VERY hard to start after a cold soak. When starting the key has to be cycled on and off 5-6 times before the vehicle will start. If this is not done the vehcle must be cranked for s... Trouble codes: 31 (koeo egr evp-ept ckt out of range), 44 (koer thermactor air system not working), 31 (koeo egr evp-ept ckt out of range), 13 (koer cant control rpm during low rpm check), 73 (koer no tps change on throttle snap), 25 (koer no knock signal during self test)
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP52U1P
hi everyone . this taurus have problem with starting problem, after owner driving for a while. it's just cranking without start,it's doesn't happnend all the time. so the owner replace the fuel pump and filter in last week after they took a trip out of town. t...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP6534S
this one has me a little baffled guys but i havnt had alot of time to spend on it. the car was brought in from another shop who did a tune up plugs,wires,air filter, timing belt. and they also replaced the computer with no fix. customer got fed up and brought ...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP6530X
Hi Guys, Got a wierd one here. Am posting this for a friend. Customer complains that vehicle will idle very high, only after a short drive with A/C on. The PCM raises idle about 250 when A/C is turned on, but after a short drive the idle might be as high as 2,... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean code)
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5148X
Vehicle has come back to me 3 times now. Always the same code. I have cleaned the injectors, tested fuel press., changed fuel filter, checked all vac. lines etc. under hood, removed top of plenum to check EGR orifices/valve . I can't find anything wrong, but t... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean fuel mix Bank1)
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C5Y
retreived trouble code p1401. upon opening hood found open signal wire at dpfe sensor connector. repaired wire, cleared codes, code p1401 returned. found 5v reference at both signal return wire and reference wire. verified ground was good. disconnected ecm and... Trouble codes: P1401 (high signal voltage for dpfe)
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMCU7OE91
already checked for vacuum leaks, new wires and plugs, new isc. dies under deceleration. \any ideas??
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L suspension steering VIN: 1FMCU04161
This vehicle has a lot of noises which we fixed only one left is a noise when turning and going over bumps that sounds like strut bearings, or seizing front end parts, won't do it in shop has to be moving forward and steering from side to side or going over ro...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM55S5Y
I have this very difficult sable that has an intermitted problem. Ive been able to duplicate problem only at cruise with tps sensor around 1.5 volts and steady. Fuel pressure reading at the pressure sensor drops slowly in pressure until it zeroes out, if you p... Trouble codes: P1235
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1955 Ford T-Bird 312CID Electric windows VIN: P5FH134121
This old Bird is on the road again! Thanks to Denny and all the others that replied with offers to help. We didn't end up needing a wiring diagram as much of the help we received was very specific as to color coding ( hard to tell with some of the wiring) and ...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F5S
THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR HELP, THE INFO I GOT FROM TIM & PHILIP HELPME REALIZE PIN 101 ON THE PCM WAS NOT A POWER CONTROL BUT A GROUND CONTROL. SOMEONE HAD PREVIOUSLY REPLACED THE GLOW PLUG RELAY WITH WHAT APEARS TO BE A STARTER RELAY. UNLIKE THE GLOW PLUG RELAY... Trouble codes: P0380 (glow plug ckt fault).
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L drive line VIN: 1FMDU34E1V
well it is fixed i installed some bushings we made on a lathe and press fit in case halves found updated shift fork reassembled and test drove every thing was ok thank you to all that replied
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no start VIN: 2FMZA5141X
I was chasing a ghost symtems kept changing. When acting up fuses 9 & 16 would blow. Felt i had an instrument cluster issue but could't condemn. Decided to pull dash to check harness completely. When I went to pull factory radio found plug poorly taped and rea...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDSS34FDY
Hello and thanks to all that responded, all were professional, educational and helpful. The fix was to replace the on the rail fuel pump. On my test drive after installing the new fuel pump the fuel pressure diddn't fall below 53 psi under any driving conditi...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU73K03
We had to send the car to the dealer We islolated the problem to the four wheel drive unit,it was tring to go into four wheel drive and makeing you think it was a complete engine miss or cut out. Thank you for all your help and hopr to hear from you again
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L alarm VIN: 1MEFM55S41
Thank you Jim and Nick for you quick replies. I understand now. I disconected the conector to the trunk lock cylinder and the data changed to not punched. I just did not understand what punched ment and was looking at the latch instead of the cylinder. I have...
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