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1976 Ford Pickup F100 6.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
basicly im not a old ford guy ,what i have is a truck that will run good cold once it gets hot it just quits like you shut of the key , if you try to restart it will backfire skip , run real ruogh if it starts,ive tried to install 3 different manufactures of c...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTJX35F8S
plese help this truck is giving me a heart attack anyways i have this 95 ford f 350 7.3 it first came to me with a no start found that cam sensor had no rpm so changed and got it back still no start checked icp found low presser so checked icpr a found that wa...
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1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMUA11U8V
Thank You in Advanced, at a utter loss with this thing. Customer states that vehicle will not start, turns over but no start. Customer says after several attempts will start. Had customer bring vehicle in, tried to duplicate problem, but would'nt you know? St...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Codes VIN: 1FTNX21F1X
Hello Ford Diesel Techs. This truck came in running like it was going to fall apart right in the shop. It hard a list of codes as long as my arm. Upon testing I found the we needed to replace the valve cover gaskets and the injector-glow plug harness that so... Trouble codes: P0476 (Exhaust Backpressure Performance)
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56S0Y
well, here we go again. good customer has this ##$^* ford that is making lots of gray hair. mil light comes on blinking, sets code for misfire #6 cylinder. now for the crazy part. only does it when it sits idling, ie traffic congestion, things like that, and a...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F9Y
diesel guys please help!!!this truck died while driving.refered from another shop.batteries where down on arrival.charged over night.cranks fine now.had erratic cranking rpm 100 to 400 rpm.replaced cam sensor now rpm steady.engine knocks loudly on cranking oca...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1FALVGDEW0
vehicle came in with po302 miss fire, found looks like oil fouled plug on that cyl. so replaced all plugs and wires and did a fuel inj rail clean. now vehicle runs smooth but slight accel there is a flutter or miss @ times.on the snap on modis dosent support m... Trouble codes: P0302
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L a/c air flow VIN: 1FMPU18L23
The heater and a/c work normal except when you try to lower the temp over 10 degrees below the outside temp reading, then it switches to defrost from the vents. Pressing any button has no effect on the air flow, always comes out the defroster with the temp low...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Speedo VIN: 4M2XV11T2X
Customer states that speedo drops to Zero intermintanly,None of us in the shop has duplicated the problem.Is there any common problems with these vans. Thanks Jon
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L cooling fan VIN: 2MEFM7AW4Y
Engine dies when cooling fan comes on. Either when A/C pressure or engine temp tells fan to come on. No stumble or stutter, almost imediate shut down.
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2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L tIMING bELT VIN: 1MEFM6538Y
Hello Everyone Just have a question about this vehicle.This was my first installing a timing belt on this type of engine.The upper idler bolt had brokem letting the idler pulley flop around making noise.Car was still running OK.I disssembled front of engine.O...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L camshaft syncronizer VIN: 2FMZA5141W
Thanks for the help, I recieved the cam syncronizer tool this morning from Napa. I had to push them a little as the first request last week they could not locate it in there parts book. Thanks for the help.
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X1W
hi guys, well after rechecking all of the above repairs and a few more checks that you guys relayed to me the customer got discusted with the vehicle and decided to go trade it in on a new one. thanks to all who replied, and thanks to IATN for such a great ser... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Rattle noise heard from drivetrain VIN: 3FAKP1136W
Well after exhausting all efforts to locate the one item that was making all the noise, I had to make a call. I could inspect everything and get a good visual on most components except for the flex plate. Process of elimination. After removing the transmission...
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1999 Ford mondeo 2.0L alarm system VIN: WFUXXGBBAX
Thanks for help, the client has not been back. i will post info if they come back.
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21S1Y
2 REPLIES RECOMMENDED CHECKING EGR VALVE (IT'S CAPPED OFF ON THIS ENGINE/NO EGR), 1 REPLY RECOMMENDED CHECKING CHECKING FUEL TRIM AND O2 READINGS. 3 REPLIES POINTED TOWARD WATCHING AND CHECKING ITEMS USING MODE 6. THIS SEEMED TO POINT US IN THE RIGHT DIRECTIO...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Anti-theft - rear wipers VIN: 2FMZA5340Y
This vehicle is KIND of fixed.. Mark from Massachusetts suggested that water could be getting into the gem modual in the rt rear quarter area. We pulled the seats and trim, and checked wire connections into all the moduals. There was about 4 different moduals ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine oil VIN: 1FTNX20F41
Well the votes are in with half for engine oil cooler and half for injector o-rings, and a few write ins for head gaskets. I always felt that the leak was in the water jacket area like a timing cover or cylinder wall. I sent the truck to a diesel specialist an...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L antitheft VIN: 1FTRF14W94
thanks all, ford came over and redid ecm and key and truck started right up. although i have a ton of other water related issues to solve...water may have damaged it but the fire i will be setting will end it.
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