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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDKE3069M
Runs fine for the first 2 hours then under load fuel pressure drops from 40 psi to 30,25,20,15 ,10 let off gas pedal fuel pressure returns.Removed tank no dirt,clean screen.Acted like pick-up screen plugged or push pump quitting.Has a 2 pump system.One in tank...
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Ping VIN: 1FTHX25G7N
Truck pings when temperature is above 95 and pulling a load. Will ping around 25mph and up from there. We have replaced the ECT And Map with no change. When monitoring the EGR valve, It still pings with full EGR. Vacuum applied to egr will stall engine. Timing...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L a/c relay VIN: 1FMDU34X2P
If you use a/c or defrost after 8 or 10 miles you turn vehicle off it will not restart.Fuel pump relay is next to a/c relay under the hood. Will restart after about ten minutes, after relays cool down ? What part of a/c system is causing relays to heat up to t...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEF15Y5T
I have been chasing a no power condition. Originally found the harmonic balancer had spun, someone subsequently timed it to the bad marks, timing was too late. New balancer from Ford, timed to 10 degrees w/spout disconnected. not much improvement. My question ...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L steering system VIN: 1FAFP53U7X
hello fello techs. I have a 1999 Ford Taurus here that is giving me trouble. It came in with the complaint of noise going over bumps. test drove car and heard noise but also noticed that it pulled to the right only on acceleration. i found that the front cradl...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L cylinder head VIN: 1FMRU1861X
I recieved this Expedition from my customer after his wife sent it to another shop. She went to them because "we can fix it cheaper than anyone else in town". The only problem it had was the passenger side head gasket was weeping a little oil between the head ...
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L starter VIN: 1FAFP42X1X
Customer brought us the mustang that had an explorer 4.6 swapped into it and wanted a lightweight flywheel and new transmission installed. I finished the instalation and now the starter will not disengage from the flywheel. I have tried 3 different starters an...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Misfire
Hello All Ill make this short as possible... this Ford is a fleet truck that is used virtually used 24/7 on short runs and lots of idle time. It came in 3 days ago with a dead misfire...all plugs were worn out and # 5 plug was black. Cat converter was restric...
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP38351
THIS VEHICLE WAS TOWED IN AS A NO START NO CRANK NO DASH LIGHTS WHEN KEYED UP. CHECKED FUSES & FOUND 30 AMP FUSE FOR IGN. SYSTEM BLOWN, REPLACED FUSE STARTED BUT ONCE IT WAS PUT INTO DRIVE IT BLEW FUSE RIGHT AWAY. CHECKED WIRING CIRCUIT & FOUND WIRE RUBBED THR...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F52
truck came in with miss fire, scanned found idm has codes, did balance test, right side not working, replaced valve cover gasket agian, runs at idle all day long perfect, as soon as it is put in gear misfires, replaced idm with new from ford, still misses in g... Trouble codes: 1316 (idm codes)
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2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L convertable top VIN: 1FAFP44694
wazzz up techs, got a problem diagnosing the convertable top hydrolic unit on this stang. relays ok, motor runs but when top is down it will not pick its self up. if you pick it up half way it will work. but if you stop at any point from there it will start go...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Cartier L 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM85W51
This Town Car will surge/die out just before it reaches its normal temperature. (190 degrees) The temp gauge will drop down to the cold mark, the engine will surge if you are moving or die out if at a stop. The engine restarts right away although sometimes you...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0L abs VIN: 1ZWFT61L8Y
need some help on this one . customers complaint abs comes on at the end of stop . well this should easy , maybe rust build up at the sensor , or tone ring or even the wheel bearing .checked all even use scan tool to monitor wheel speed this is were it is stra...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTDX1767V
First I would like to apologize for the long delay in posting a repair. This one kicked my butt. We can call this one almost fixed. It is down the road burning gas and a 100% better then when it came in but not 100% fixed. After changing everything under th...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L compressor VIN: 1FTNX21F7X
HI guys! Well for those of you who mentioned that the clutch coil may be weak, you were right. I had a strong 12 volts going to the coil but it wouldn't pull in. It must of had a bad place in the wiring of the coil. Replaced it and it was good as new. ...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WF0AXXWPDA
First of all thanks for all the replies the car came back with the same problem this time I checked thoroughly and found the pcv hose under the intake manifold collapsed and was leaking vacum I changed it and all is well. Trouble codes: P0171.
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP33Z63
Dude, try to service the IAC valve or swap it to a known good and road test if resolve the concern replace new one. thanks for all replies the IAC was bad replaced and customer has not returned.
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2005 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L inst. cluster, radio, ign. system VIN: 1FMPU19525
Well after the weekend and had some more time to look at this truck, I found a part of the wireing harness by the battery under the PCM that was rubbing on the low pressure a/c line. That is why it only blew the fuse on the highway once the line started to con...
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