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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Odometer VIN: 1FACF74W3N
Looking for Repair facility who can repair to make Odometer operational. All other gauges & Speedometer functional. Vehicle has an analogue 120 MPH Speedo/Odometer w/Trip cluster. From reading other posts, appears to be common problem. Thank you,
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N4P
Truck is from a used car lot with no history. Sometimes it runs great, sometimes it runs like a stuck open egr valve at idle with lope, slight black smoke and bad smell. Sometimes it idles great and sometimes it stumbles and the IAC can be heard correcting its...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V3Y
cust request to replace egr control solinoid and dpfe sensor all vac lines good exhaust is clear throttle body port to egr is clean and correct egr was replaced so system is about all new does any one know of a tsb i cant find one or any one know of a flash ne... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr flow detected)
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5343Y
This bad girl has 9 codes: C1185 ABS Power Realy Output Ckt Failure, C1194 ABS Outlet Valve Coil LF Ckt Failure, C1198 ABS Inlet Valve Coil LF Ckt Failure, C1210 ABS Outlet Valve Coil RF Ckt Failure, C1214 ABS Inlet Valve Coil RF Ckt Failure, C1242 ABS Outlet ...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA5247Y
when attempting to reflash, got no response from pcm. although it successfully performed koeo function. and was able to identify the vehicle. This morning the vetronix rep came in to help and now vehicle will not communicate with scanner and cranks but will no...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55U31
Vehicle exhibits a missing out/no power condition at all times. Worse upon acceleration. Customer informed us that plug wires were original so we replaced plug wires-no change. After doing extensive diagnosis we found that if unplug the transmission wiring har... Trouble codes: P1760 (pressure cntl sol. A electrical short), P0763, P0760, P0750, P0743, P0740
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L right shaft seal VIN: 1FMYU041X2
Have a leak on the front right side inner seal . Ford calls it the pto [tranfere case]unit. We recieved a seal and pulled out the sv shaft front this, what I woud call a tranfere case. There was a dust sheild then a seal. I did not get a good look at it but we...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Engine VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
Came in on a hook due to overheating "in the red". Customer states that, until now, car had never been past center of the gauge. Also states that car had stalled several times just prior to this condition. Filled with coolant and ran it up. Goes past the "no...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S23
Hi, we don't see to many of those so not really familiar with them. Here is the problem: Car idles very low, will not accelarate or rev, a lot of times it dies and sometimes it will not restart. At times it will run just fine until you start driving it and it ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0174 (system lean bank 2), P2195 (O2 sensor 1 not switching), P2197 (O2 sensor 2 no response)
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1993 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 1MELM5344P
NO power under load only when hot! When its cold it fine. As soon as it warms up it wont get out of its own way. o2 sensors go full rich when accelerating. SO that rules out anything fuel related, right? No, codes. KOER or KOEO. Ignition 10 degrees base timing...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMZU35P7W
Thanks for all the help. Most replies were to check tire size but that was not an issue as all tires were brand new and replaced six months ago. The tires were the same size and make and even measured exactly the same. One tech suggested a trans fluid modifi...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L air level VIN: 1FTNX21L5X
Thanks to the 17 that responded to my request for help. You were all right on with the fact that this is an issue with the vacuum. When the vehicle was under load it would go into default and then come back out through the vents when at light load. I discon...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start
Man I luv this website!Only iatn could make a goober like me look like Albert Einstein.Thanks to everybody who replied because even the replies that weren't the cause in this case were great food for thought. Thanks to Mike from New Mexico, you nailed it.Tony...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5148X
Most techs mentioned the gasket up-date,some suggested cleaning the MAF sensor wire so I did that, have to wait and see if it works. Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean fuel mix Bank1).
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L brakes VIN: 1FAFP4442Y
Sorry for the delay but this car sat on the back burner as is not there primary vehicle. Thanks for all of the replies. We bleed this thing every way you can think of and could not get the air out of it. After blocking the lines we still had no pedal. So we in...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX172X2
Thanks to all that replied. This was a strange one. I ended up call the identifix hotline, they told me that they have seen this before on Ford Taurus. The fix was to unplug the battery for 15 min, then drive the it on a straight road, accelerate to 60 then of... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306, P0313.
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Battery VIN: 1FAFP44422
Replace amplifier draw went from 120ma to 20ma. On to the next one.
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2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L battery draw VIN: 2FMZA56453
It turns out the battery was a bit weak, replaced with a new one. It did take half an hour for the computer to go to sleep and the draw then went down to .2 amps. I did not know the 2003 models did that, so wasn't expecting that.
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2005 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L abs/traction control VIN: 2FMDA58215
THANKS FOR 3 RESPONSES TO MY POST. M.I.L. [MOTHERINLAW] DECIDED TO ATTEMPT THE DEALER ROUTE HOPING TO CONVINCE THEM TO AFFECT REPAIRS AT A LOW OR NO COST. MICHEAL FROM GERMANY SAID TO REPLACE CONTROLLER AND MONITOR CIRC. 601 ADDRESSING THE CONTROLLER CODE, WHI...
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L transaxle VIN: 1LNHM97V3X
Several replies stated that just cleaning the vent does not always mean the vent is clear. I replaced the vent with a new one & so far all is ok. Thanks
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L lf caliper & rr wheel cyl VIN: AM2XV11T7X
I ended up puting a new master cyl and flushing the brake system it has been gone for about 2 weeks.
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