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1992 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L steering
vechile came in with steering problem, hard to turn right.pwr steering pump seems to be ok,steering box seems ok also,suspension links ok steering is ok when turning left,only rt turn ,no assist.
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L hub/disc VIN: 1FMDU52E6V
below 1000 rpm the a/c disc clicks a number of times,under normal driving conditions it works find, freon level,switches and relays are ok,this truck has manual a/c controls.the engine likes like it want to surge when at idle with the a/c on.
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Accessories VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
Thanks everyone for your help Fuse #9 that powers up instrument clustor odometer, pat3, and pcm. Blows fuse after a minute or 2 . Any ideas Jaime
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Anti-theft - rear wipers VIN: 2FMZA5340Y
This van was towed in on Friday. It had been on a long drive on a hot day, and stalled, would not start and keep running. We got the van in and it would start and not run more than 10 seconds without dying. Other times it would not run more than a couple secon...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLS 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P2Z
This one is driving me crazy. It came in with check engine lamp and a missfire. The codes were random cly. missfire and cly #3 missfire. I pulled #3 plug the gap was about 70. I replaced all the plugs and wires. Still runs the same. I have a good coil and I sw... Trouble codes: P0300 (multipule cly. missfire), P0303 (cly. 3 missfire)
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNX21F82
Customer complaint of lower power, but his primary concern is loss of fuel economy- about 20% by his reckoning. I have checked- he is dividing miles by gallons added to arrive at those figures. Performed testing for only DTC thrown- P0476- several times monito... Trouble codes: P0476 (Exhaust Back Presure Control)
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on
Hello Ford Techs, Have a f350 Super duty that has intermitant mil light. p0299 Code for turbo under boost. Have checked previous posts but no real positive answers. Have seen posts for back pressure sensor fault, Where is it normaly, it may have been moved in ... Trouble codes: P0299
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1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, MIL Lamp But No Code VIN: ILNBM92E4J
Hi. This car came to me from a regular customer who brought the car with a siezed motor and has no history about the car. We removed the old motor and replaced it with a known god engine from the local salvage yard. Upon staring up the engine the emmisons ar...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L lack of power VIN: 1LNLM81W2T
Hello to all again. Need some Lincoln expert opinin. I am trying to nail down this Town cars slow trottle response. When you give it gas in park you have to go slow to get it to rev up. If you punch it the car will fall flat and slowly pick up.Will do it in ge...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Pads VIN: 1LNHM87A62
Has anyone ran into this problem and if so what did you do?
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L engine/cooling VIN: 1FDEE14H9R
Again, invaluable help from all the iatn members is appeciated immensely. First off, this engine was replaced in Dec of 2006 as stated in my help request. the customer has put thousands of miles since then without any negative effects other than the original ...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDL47F47F
THANKS TO ALL THAT HELPED, I TOOK AND DEAD HEADED THE LEFT AND RIGHT HEADS AND HP OIL PUMP . FOUND THAT THE RIGHT HEAD COULD NOT PRODUCE ENOUGH ICP PRESSURE ( 250PSI ) WHILE THE LEFT HEAD WAS OVER 500PSI ( TRUCK STARTED UP ) AND HP OIL PUMP CRANKED OUT 3000PSI...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Hydraulic Clutch VIN: 1FTDF15Y7S
Thanks for all of the helpful replies. After we bled the system, the fluid looked bad, nothing worked so a new master cylinder took care of the problem. The reply I found most helpful was from Dan in Texas who told me to take the line off the slave where there...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L unknown VIN: 2FMZA514XX
A summary of the 6 replies: Be sure to use all the parts to TSB 00-21-10, TCC shudder or vibration, flexplate or convertor out of balance, brake caliper sticking, tire cord separation, trans fluid flush (for TCC shudder, I assume). Well, after a week of futili...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C5Y
Thanks to all those that responded. We replaced the ecm and also replaced the wiring harness at the DPFE. We cleared codes and test drove vehicle for 2 days. No MIL lamp and follow-up call with customer came back clear. Trouble codes: P1401 (high signal voltage for dpfe).
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L hooting noise VIN: 1F78IKJJGH
hello all well you guys were on the ball again. the iac valve was the problem. i got one from ford and put it on and right away the noise was gone. im suprized ford does not have a tsb on this. thanx to all. dave
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride highth VIN: 5LMPU28L9W
Thanks guys for your help. I lifted the truck, and then slowly lowered it as I did this I sprayed around the lines and bladders. No bubbles, so then I went to the pump and solenoids. Came down to left side solenoid was bad. Thanks again.
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L temp guage VIN: 1ZWFT61L2X
CUSTOMER DECLINED THE $800.00 REPAIR, FORD PUTS THE MEMORY FOR THE PATS SYSTEM IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SO SHORT OF ADDING AN EXTERNAL GUAGE (WHICH THE CUST OPTED FOR) YOU HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO SEND IT TO THE DEALER AND BECAUSE OF THE PATS DO NOT SUBSTITUTE W...
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