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1992 Ford Escort 1.9L Cooling Fan VIN: 3FAPP135XN
Hello, This car has humbled me. I need some help please. The cooling fan won't run in low or hi speeds. I can power up hi and low circuits fan runs ok. Relays test good. When I turn the key on the ECU gounds relay which opens fan circuit. I remove ECU ground a...
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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Surge VIN: 1FMEU15HXR
I recently had this customer come in with a surge. The motor must reach operating temp before symptoms occur. It happens at idle, while driving, and can go for days before it starts surging. So if anybody has any ideas they would be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: 311 (secondary inj. system)
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X6W
HEY GUYS,GOT THIS MUSTANG CONV. AT FIRST HAD SYMTOMS OF TCC HUNTING (surge or stumble) BETWEEN 40 AND 50. WE SERVICED THE TRANS WHICH REALLY HELPED. CUSTOMER RETURNED 3 WEEKS LATER WITH POSSIBLE MISFIRES AND SES LIGHT ON CODE PO172(I THINK)DID PLUGS,INJECTION ...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Drive Belt VIN: 1FTZR15E21
This ranger has a belt squeal when the truck is first started. I have replaced the belt twice, the tensioner, and the idler pulley. Everytime I service the belt it takes the squeal away for a few days. I can't see any alignment problem with the pulleys. The po...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45X1H
hay diesel boys, got one here that is driveing me to drink.intermiting no start, oil reservoir empty and dtc 1212. been messing with this thing off and one for a while now.from what i gather truck starts up and runs for a few seconds and then stalls and then n... Trouble codes: 1212 (icp voltage not at expected level)
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L shift VIN: 1FDAF562Z1
I need some help here! Truck came into shop with trans gone slipping in all gears.We pulled the trans sent it out for overhaul and reinstalled it. We test drove the truck and all seemed fine nice shifts etc.After about a five minute ride the trans goes crazy. ...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L defroster VIN: 1FTRX18L61
customer complaint , not enough hot air blowing out defrost or heater , a/c blows very cold, funtions from a/c to heat to defrost works ok, just does not blow hot enough,
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WF0AXXWPDA
Hey guys car came in with mil lamp on diagnostic check showed code p0171 I cleared it and drove the car for a day and mil light returned checked fuel pressure 45psi @ idle replaced fuel filter cleared the light drove the car it came on again after couple off d... Trouble codes: P0171
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP33Z63
The vehicle dies when braking and turning.We installed a new fuel pump and ignition switch.There are no codes stored in the computer.
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1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L fuel pump VIN: 3MARM10J8R
hey all need help. i got this car adfter it sat for 7 years, i have good spark but no fuel pressure. it will staret with starting fluid. can get fuel pump to work if i hook direct power to it.i followed wiring diagram best i can.checked relays. is there a inli...
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1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM53S5T
This car came in with the complaint of a miss and the check engine light on. After scanning it I found the PO302 code for cylinder 2 misfire. It was just tuned up by another shop new plugs and wires. I checked the plug and it looks good but wet with fuel. I ch...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1F12345678
Thanks for all the replies. It was the idle stop screw out of adj. This was one of those that I could not see the trees for the forest deals. Car came in for no power & rough idle to start with. Found cam timing off. Well the other shop must have turned the id... Trouble codes: P1506.
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34E7W
as of my last update we had the customer bring the vehicle in AGAIN and to no suprise it has started every single time, so we installed a new crankshaft position sensor at no charge, and so far so good! i appologise for dragging this help request out so long ... Trouble codes: P1260 (anti theft has detected break - in condition), P1808 (4wd low ckt fault), P1804 (4wd high indicator ckt fault), B2106 (tp input signal out of rng), B1483 (brake pedal input ckt fault), P0500 (vss fault).
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46F1X
Thanks you guy's you were correct the problem was a split Oring on the injector on cyl. # 3. The way I found was I pulled the valve covers and cranked the engine I could see it shooting out. Thank's Again too all who replied with great direction for me to go!!... Trouble codes: P0470.
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L computer VIN: 1FMRU1760X
OK THANKS TO YOU GUYS OUT THERE I'M EXTREMELY GRATEFUL TO GET HELP FROM YOU GUYS. ON THE ADVISE OF YOU TECHS WE WENT BACK TO THE INTAKE AREA AND SURE ENOUGH MY TECH FOUND THAT HE HAD PINCHED THE INJECTOR WIRE FOR NUMBER 8 INJECTOR AT THE INTAKE AND THIS WAS TH...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA514XY
i can tell you what didnt fix this one. pcm, valve cover and int and upper intake seals. i feel it was an intermittent miss caused by injectors. (ford guys said this is common, i pulled the plugs 3 or four times and couldnt see any coolant evidence. the misf...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31311
Thanks to all who replied. I think it was the baro in the computer. I did not have a baro PID, but a bad reading made sence. I replaced the computer and it works great now. Trouble codes: U1600 (pass key error).
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