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1990 Ford Festiva L 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJPT06HXL
Replaced a head gasket and now the car will turn over but not start. The mass airflow sensor connector from the wiring harness is not reading voltage in the REF terminal. There are no shorts on the wiring harness. All fuses are good. Do I need to replace the E...
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1993 Ford F900 8.3L No Start VIN: 1FDYL90E4P
After a routine service including replacing fuel filters the vehicle would not start. We have tried to prime the system time and time again. Every time we fill the filter and crank it to try to start it the it will run for a second or two and quit. when it qui...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1726V
I have trouble with this truck. Truck tow in with no start, crank normal, fuel pressure good 40 psi, found no spark, No injector pulse. Later on, suddenly it has injector pulse but ecm still not fire to the coil, found crank and cam sensor signal ok, e cm have...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR11V9X
Truck came in with P0171 & P0174 codes. Customer told me motor replaced out og salvage yard recently. Smoked intake and found leaks at gaskets. Replaced upper & lower intake gaskets. Cleared codes test drove and both codes came back. Freeze frame shows engine ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2)
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L rear driveline VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
customer has had rear differential carrier replaced and transfer case replaced. has snapping,cracking noise when shifting park to drive or revesre to drive and slight acceleration with foot on brake. have inspected all bushings, mounts, crossmember, etc.. can ...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA51604
has a "screaching noise" that is intermitant while vehicle is running. removed belt and found no burn marks, and very few cracks. inspected all pulleys and found they all move freely with no play. put belt on and let run in shop. screach never became steady an...
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSE34PX5
hey guys got another ford diesel intermitent no start fuel pressure is good injector pass a buzz test cam and crank sensors have been replaced i am using amodis scanner rpm signal sometimes during no start is errattic according to alldata must see 100 rpm to s...
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1976 Ford Pickup F100 6.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
thanks for every ones help turns out it was a bad distributer which was replaced with a defective one ,so i got a second distributor with new color coded module ,truck runs great now thanks again Rob
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1992 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP41M7N
I finally took a chance on the 160 bucks for a new ignition module and was lucky this time.I thought the module was bad but only 1 guy who answered my help request said module.The others suspected other things,so I was a bit unsure.This is a used car that I'm ... Trouble codes: 172 (o2 lean), 186 (inj pulse width high), 222 (loss of ign idm signalright side), 223 (loss of dual ign control), 224 (eec processor detected coil malf), 998 (hard fault fmem).
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1993 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FMEE11YXP
I really appreciate the 6 replies I received, most confirmed my own thoughts about this intermittent. One suggested that if the problem cannot be duplicated in 24 hours to wait and see, to this I agree after a good visual and testing. As I discussed this furth...
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1995 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR1OUOS
Thanks to all. I scoped the cam/crank. But this time I scoped them on the same screen. YUP, they were not timed right. So... I knew the compression was good. I pulled the cam sensor off and aligned the engine to TDC cyl 1. The sensor reluctor was positio...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45X1H
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED, I REMOVE LOW PRESSURE OIL PUMP AND INSPEC FOR WEAR, FOUND GROVES AND WORN SPOTS IN THE GEARS.REPLACED OIL PUMP AND HOUSEING AND RETURN TRUCK TO SERVICE. SO FAR SO GGOD Trouble codes: 1212 (icp voltage not at expected level).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU73E42
Thanks to the guys who gave good direction - I replaced the speed sensor in the rear diff and this took care of the ABS problem although I could not clear the 1262 code. The 4wd is not working and I read in other IATN material that the Modis is maybe not commu...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L parking lights VIN: 2FAFP71W73
IM SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG TO GET BACK TO YOU .THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. MARK FROM OHIO WAS RIGHT ON THE MONEY$.. RF CORNER OF WIRING HARNESS NEAR RADIATOR HAD A SMALL HOLE ON THE WIRE THAT WOULD ONLY TOUCH THE FRAME UNDER HARD EXECLERATION..THANK YOU IATN...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTWF31Y75
Just another wierd occurence I guess. After trying many times to get the idle to relearn, my understanding customer said not drive myself crazy and that he would take it to the dealer and let them worry about it. He took it in and the tech said "That just don'...
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2002 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L abs VIN: 4M2ZV1472D
this is a great tool to be able to discuss problems vehicles with experienced techs. the fix was 2 things, the left remanufactured shaft was replaced with a dealer part to correct the runout on the wheel speed sensor. the right cv shaft had 46 teeth on the abs...
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