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1956 Ford countrysquir 292CID Hesitation VIN: M6EY209828
This vehicle was towed in from several years of storage to get running and find out the general mechanical condition of the engine. The owner says the engine is a 292 V8, but I can't be certain. I replaced the points and condenser and it fired up with ether. T...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1F12345678
car is idleing at 1557 rpm. on start up it flares higher then drops to this. also when you accelerate it's slow coming back to 1557. iac shows 27% short term fuel trim is 0 average. so I don't see that a vac. leak is in the picture, also I took the iac off and... Trouble codes: P1506
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L case, flywheel VIN: 1FTHF36F5V
transmission housing is cracked. vehicle came in for rough idle and no power. test drove and found that misfire was present at all rpm ranges. ran cylinder contribution test 5 times. each time coming up with cyl 4 & cyl 5 low contribution. relocated #4 injecto...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18L5V
this vehicle has had a intermittant problem for a while. about a year ago had codes for tps. i replaced tps.problem did not reoccur for a while.now its back with the above codes what i have done is checked tps value with scan tool sometimes its normal.89volts ... Trouble codes: P0122 (Throttle position sensor A circuit low input), P1120 (TPS out of range low), P1121 (TPS inconsistant with MAF)
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L crank pulley VIN: 1FTNS2426X
hi guys got a good one 4 months ago at 94144 miles van was towed in crankshaft bolt broken off pulley destroyed drill outbroken bolt install new pulley fanbelt truck drives fine no vibration give it back to customer 3 months later and 1500 miles truck comes ba...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L horn VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
The horn on this 99 expedition does not work. I can honk the horn at the relay. I have also tested and tried a known good relay. I have tested the wiring at the relay. The only thing missing is the ground when you depress the horn button. I am sure the problem...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L master cyl. VIN: 1FTWX33F64
hi guy's got f-350 with rear calipers no pressure in the back,pressure in front change caliper 2 time think it the master but not sure pedal is at the floor blead the system has requested rr rl fr fl, got oil driping out but no pressure on both side, does anyb...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTSE34F51
hi another ford with a problem diesel van stalls intermittenly code po1291 any ideas would be greatly appreciated thanks
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Instrument Panel VIN: 1FMZU73W32
Explorer came in with complaint of instrument panel inoperative and no turn signals. Customer could not say how long they had not been working or what was doing (if anything when quit) Found Fuse 21 blown in fuse box below dash. Replaced fuse. Everything start...
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2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L check engine light VIN: 1FMZU74K94
fINALLY COMMUNICATED WITH CAN MODULE. HAVE 3 CODES u1900 CAN COMMUNICATION BUS FAULT,C1805 MISMATCHED PCM B2900 VIN MISMATCH. NOT MUCH INFO ON ALLDATA. TRIED MODULE RECONFIGURE BUT VEHICLE WILL NOT SUPPORT. ANY INFO ON HOW TO PROCEED WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIAT...
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1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L shift linkage
removed shift cable can shift trans ok manually still cannot move with the lever with the cable removed = problem in column i imajine just checking if anyone has ran into a similar issue before i rip the whole column out (very complicated) no recent issues sin...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L dash lights,signals VIN: 1LNFM97V5W
This Lincoln came in with dash lights, turn signals, lower brake lights on rear only working sometimes. Now nothing works pertaining to these items.Brakes lights stay on when key is on. No speedo, check eng. light, nothing.Fuses #6,12, and 18 are not hot.I hav...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Blower Motor VIN: 4M2Z466W02
Blower motor was replced due to poor operation and high current draw. After repiar, customer complians of loud noise from motor operation at high speed selection. Relaced blwer motor 2 times for this symptom.
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G25FR255D
Well, I got a lot of good feedback and really appreciate all your efforts. The guy that subbed the job to me hasn't done a thing... I believe the next step would be to install the throttle adapter plate with the min/max air rate adjustments. I wish I could off...
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1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMUA11U8V
Customer decided to sell vehicle. I am assuming this was a PCM problem due to the eratic problems. One time their would be fuel pressure and injector pulse, and no spark and vice versa. Thank you to all who helped.
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2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L cruise/speedo VIN: 2FMZA57441
thanks everyone. we disconnected the cruise servo and found the wires to be melted inside the plug. Probably due to a shorted switch on the master cylinder. Customer is going to live without the cruise control for now. Paul
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L a/c system VIN: 1FAHP56S11
WOW I got 19 replies most every body said check the clutch resistance when the compressor kicked off and qiut working the car was so ho I could not even get to the connector the compressor is so jammed in the eengine compartment So whatt some one suggested i...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP55231
trany ended up slipping when filled with fluid, so we replaced with a used unit. The tech didn't blow 120 lbs of air, just enough to see if it was open, but prior to blowing with air he removed the cap and rubber and reinstalled cap.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Stall, low power
i took the truck to the dealer.they said the egr was stuck,turbo was sticking and it had 2 bad injectors.seems like alot being the truck only had 30000 miles.they replaced 2 injectors ,turbo,cleaned egr ports and reprogramed the ecm for an emission update.all ...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Speedo VIN: 4M2XV11T2X
Thanks for all of the help guys,it was great.We are going to put in a new VSS sensor when we get the van back.
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L low & reverse VIN: 4M2ZU86E52
The replies I received had to deal with checking the reverse servo, the valve body gaskets, and solenoid pack. I pulled the reverse servo and all was ok & it air tested ok. The valve body gaskets were ok. I could see that the reverse band had been slipping ...
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