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1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT22BXR
Hi guys I am have a 94 probe here with a 2.5 l engine. It has a no spark. Im thinking either the module or the coil. Dist doesnt have play and it turns, the belts appear to be intact. Any advice in tackling this is appreciated, I couldnt find the module outsid...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Unknown VIN: 1FBJS31H5R
Hello to all again. I am writing this post in hopes of someone running into this situation before and maybe some advice. I have this ford van brought in with the complaint of died while driving and smoke coming out of hood area. So right from the start I can s...
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L shift quality
Thought this was a slam dunk but thats why Im here right?Got the flashing OD light and sometime erratic shift[any gear]You can read the OSS on scan tool and its all over the place.Teeth look good on the tone ring and I know the tranny has the ability to shift ...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.5L cooling system VIN: 1FTSW35G4V
When this truck came in it was running hot while driving. We tested and found a bad head gasket, we replaced the head gaskets, the water pump and t-stat. Now this truck is running hot only when parked at idle w/ac on and only after driving, we didn't see any p...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Trans range sensor VIN: 1FAFP52U0W
Codes came back. This time could not find fault. Checked archives and followed advice. Found no problem with wire harness or connectors. Rechecked adjustment on sensor. After these codes are cleared it may take as long as a month for them to return. The odds o...
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Battery VIN: 1FAFP44422
Vehicle came in with the complaint that after 3 days of sitting the battery will go dead. Hooked up jumper wire and meeter between negative battery post and negative cable. Closed LF door latch to close door adjar switch. Waited 40 minutes to be sure all compu...
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2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L a/c VIN: 1FBSS31L14
the high side bounces 150 lbs. from 125 to 275 very fast but off idle it smooths out and cools good (44 deg.) but at idle its 60 deg. if you spray the condenser with water the high side stops bouncing and it cools better. what am I missing . I thought the comp...
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1996 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L rear blower VIN: 4M2DV11W2T
Hello Guys.. I have a 96 Mercury Villager...came in with no rear a/c,check the rear blower motor & resistor and both are ok... front unit cools great,rear blower needs ground... checked front and rear control panels they are both ok..I have power at the blower...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Rough starting VIN: 2FTEF15Y7T
No one was able to contribute any information that helped in diagnosing the problem on this truck. Some of the replies were stated in a way that lead me to believe they didn't even read my explanation of the problem. A new crank sensor was tried without any ...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L ac Discharge hose VIN: IFALP52UXV
Well I guess no one else has had this problem. The condensor fan runs just like it should, the pressures look normal, even when driving car around.i got a 5th hose from advance auto, it was a Visteon hose made in mexico just like the motorcraft hose, and same ...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L tcc VIN: 1FALP13P6V
After consulting with customer of possible causes and potential fixes, customer opted to have filter and fluid changed and see if this fixed problem. I changed the fluid with VersaTrans fluid which I was told by the manufacturer was compatible with Mercon V, ...
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1998 Ford Contour 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP632WK
Almost all the replies were correct. First I replaced the tensioner with a dealer unit and then adjusted tension with vehicle running. It has been gone for 2 weeks and thats the longest time yet. thanks for all the help
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNX21FXX
O.K. Vehicle is fixed. After reading all of the responses I figured it had to be either in the pump or the pickup tube. After quizing customer (again,brother)he said he replaced the pump but did'nt see anything wrong with the old one. I decided to start with t...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX18W11
Thanks to all who replied and my apoligies for being so late in closing this. The reason I have not closed it as of yet is that there is still no fix found at this time. I spent the next day or so going thru wiring and dlc powers and grounds (to no avail) all ...
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1997 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Battery Draw VIN: 1MELM66L1V
Hi Guys, Sorry it took so lomg to close this help request. The customer was out of town for a couple of weeks, and when they finally did get around to calling me back, they informed me of their purchase of a Homda Accord to replace the Mystaque. So I wont ...
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