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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, black/blue smoke VIN: 1FALP47V7T
Car was running fine, customer let friend borrow it and it came back barely running. Lots of black smoke, wont rev up, very poor run. Replaced pcm due to P0605 ROM failure, no change. unplugged MAF, no difference. Injector pulse width is WAY too high at all ti... Trouble codes: P0605
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L monitors VIN: 2FTDX1861V
customer had replaced evap pressure sensor and repaired wiring to sensor that mouse chewed. code was cleared and has not returned. new york inspection reqires all but 2 obd2 monitors run and no cel on. gave customer instructions to perform drive cycle. came ba...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L no power VIN: 1FTPE2425X
vehicle came in with no power. initial inspection, easy start-up,no check engine light, no codes. found engine compartment way too hot and saw the exhaust manifolds/pipe was cherry red, both sides. it melted the spark plug wire boots. top speed was 15 mph. hoo...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L shuts off VIN: 1FTSW31F4X
To anyone that can help. I have this F350 POWER STROKE that keeps shutting off most of the time at idle when engine is starting to warm up. Sometimes it may shut off when being driven at slow speeds. Truck was towed in would not start at all for me, hooked up ...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57F7Y
hey diesel guru's! i need help. this f550 was towed in with a no start condition. hooked up my scanner and found code p0605 (pcm rom failure). according to mitchel, you reset computer and if this code comes back, replace pcm. i ordered pcm from o'reilly auto p... Trouble codes: P0605 (pcm rom failure), P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected)
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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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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L most shifts VIN: 1FTSS34F81
Dear Techs; Back again with another Fix Or Repair Daily! This van feels like the transmission is shifting back and forth when it shifts gears. 2nd and 3rd are the most noticable, but it does it some in the other gears too. It does it under about 3/4th throttle...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L parking lights VIN: 2FAFP71W73
we have a 03 ford crown vic police car that continues to blow the #21 15 amp fuse(parking lights,cluster illumination circuit)i have taken the cluster out,the main light switch..and the fuse still blows.the only time it blows the fuse is when you start to driv...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L Oil Pan VIN: 1LNLM97V6S
This will be our 3rd time fixing a leaking oil pan. The repair will last a couple of months then gradually start seeping around the oil pan lip. Nothing major, just messy. PCV and venting system A-Ok. No leaks from oil filter housing. One strange thing though...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, No PCM Communication VIN: 1MELM50U8V
Vehicle died while driving. Key on Test for fuel pressure,Fuel pressure ok. Check injector pulse with noid light - no injector pulse. So I hook up one of our scan tools . No communication with PCM.Same with other scan tool.Check eng. light in dash comes on wi...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Parking Lamps VIN: 1MEPM50U8X
Headlamp stays on, Parking lamps inoperatives... Found the cause.. dead CKT 109 PPL/WHT wire between fuse 20 (15A) in battery junction block and pin 13 (C2031) of headlamp switch... (also travels throught splice S143 witch should be around the ABS control mod...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L engine VIN: 1FALP62W5R
GoodAfternoon to all. Thank You to all that read and replied to my post. I ended up getting some help(from people that have not payed in full-you know the type) and got it on the hoist. Afterthat it was easy-minus the converter barfing everywhere. Going back ...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTJX35F8S
had air in oiling system ran truck at 3200 rpm for 3 miniute cleared it out and runs great thanks to ever body that helped
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L crank pulley VIN: 1FTNS2426X
drilled out broken bolt replaced bolt andpulley road tested and sent on its way no vibration motor runs fine i will see what happens thanks for all the help
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAKP1138X
thanks for the replies all, the checked everything i could think of and everything that was sugested, seems to definately be electrical in nature but customer has decided to dump the car, if i have any further updates i will post them,...hate when you get one ...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L booster VIN: 1FAFP53U91
the other shop picked up the vehicle but the next day i was lucky enough to get another taurus the exact same year and model and believe it or not the brakes acted almost the same. the only difference was that you could get one brake apply before the pedal ...
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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
thanx for the help, turned out to be wire harness pins inside and outside valve cover were worn, replaced and fixed. Trouble codes: 1316 (idm codes).
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L engine/trans
The torque converter was the problem. Our friends at Performance Plus Torque Converters in Chicago Ridge cut the converter open to confirm a broken clutch. This eliminated any further diag.
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