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1986 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP4639G
hello ford techs . i have this old ford thunderbird that is failing emissions for nox limit 921 actual 2090 . found evp code 31 out of range . replaced evp sensor . still not working found low vacuum to egr valve . only getting 2 in hg . vehicle has a vacuum r... Trouble codes: 31 (evp out of range)
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1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L No Start VIN: 1FAPP1285M
This Escort floods the plugs immediately,put a noid light in all four injector connectors and the light is on bright all the time with just the key on.There is a post in archives for computer and this is what I suspect on mine.Is there any thing else that can ...
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1992 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAPP31X1N
This car will surge up and down about 4 or 5 times immediately after start up then it usually smoothes out and idles good but sometimes it will stall but it will start right back up again. Also after driving a little bit when you put the car back in park it wi...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L steering wheel off center VIN: 1FACP5246P
customer complaint is that the steering wheel was no longer centered. found right rear front subframe rusted away where the mount has nothing to hold on to. just asking if there is a repair kit available to repair this. subframe assy no longer available from f...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P7Y
Hello all! We have this 2000 Ford Explorer with 5.0 engine that keeps setting code PO340 and has just recently set a pending code PO172 B1 rich, however i believe that is simply due to the cam code and i am not worried about that one yet. Cam Code sets after f... Trouble codes: P0340, P0172
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, VIN: 2FMDA5344Y
Hey guys, First time ever posting. We have a 2000 windstar that when you are driving down the road the tach drops and the gauges start going crazy and then the engine starts to buck and jerk. Sometimes the battery light and check light will come on then go of...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L drive VIN: 1FTSX31F51
Truck at times will not move when placed in drive but works ok in reverse. This may occur once a week or may go a month with no problem. When working ok it has no shitf problem. The transmission has been flushed at [...] and at 60000 miles using bg flushi...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX172X1
what usually goes wrong with the imrc actuator and how do you get to it .the unit is on the backside of intake manifold and you can not see it.pull the trans or what? Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P00, 402 (egr flow excessive), P1518 (imrc stuck open)
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine oil VIN: 1FTNX20F41
Howdy Again! Kicked the Kia out of the shop! Now to some good old American Iron! This one came in with a stalling complaint, found the oil to be coolant contaminated, the coolant reservior was empty and the oil was milky and overfilled. Added some coolant and ...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNE24L12
Van came in with a stall & start now it is dead have tried everything no ground to fuel injectors.
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2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Interior VIN: 1FMDU75W53
This vehicle came in with no power to the following circuits: 1) power windows which gets power from the accessory delay relay. 2) radio which also gets power from the accessory delay relay. 3) interior lighting which you guessed it gets power from the accesso...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L overheating VIN: 1LNHM87A31
This vech over heats in a very shot time, we have checked all the normal things as service bulletins on fans. The thermostat has been replace. We have blead system per Ford, When we removed the water pump we applied water thru each head and the right head is s...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP52U1P
hi group. thanks very for the help and take time to respond. this taurus is fix. finally it cranks but no spark, test the module . it done. once it cool. it working again. so i put new module in. no more problem. thanks very much.
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
Thanks to all who replied. Mike [...] knocked it out of the park. I knew it could not have been the rotors. Just didn't have the feel of a rotor problem. I ran the vehicle on the lift and noticed the passenger side had more of a wobble to it ...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L timing chain/lifters VIN: 1FTYR14E31
Thanks for all the replies I received. I found a TSB that deals specifically with this problem from Ford and I know where to go next. Thanks again
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU185X5
Hi guys, sorry for the delay. the vehicle went to the dealer and i've been waiting for the customer to let me know what they find. my guess is that they're going to replace the valve covers but, we'll see... Trouble codes: 171 (174 -), 174.
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L guages shorting VIN: 1MEFM6535X
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED. KEPT TRYING TO COME UP WITH A "COMMON DENOMINATOR" OF THESE FAULTS IN THESE CURCUITS. THAT WOULD BE A GROUND PROBLEM. WE HAD CLEANED AND REPLACED GROUND WIRES AND TERMINALS YESTERDAY TO NO AVAIL. TODAY FOUND OTHERS IN THE PASSENG...
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