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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N8K
Good afternoon fellow techs. I have had this Ford truck here several times in the past few weeks it just doesn't want to work with me. I have installed at least 4 frame mounted pumps from NAPA and some may last a few days and others may not even make it out of...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N8P
I'm trying to help out another shop on this one. I've looked at it with the scan tool, the evp sensor reads 1.5 volts at idle, engine runs 157 degrees, injectors at 8.0-10.0 ms at idle or just off idle. I have checked grounds and fuel pressure. Tried a test BM... Trouble codes: 332 (117 -), 117
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1994 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDA31XXR
Hello guys, we have an Aerostar that will missfire. You must drive it to operating temp, then let it sit for 10 minutes and it will missfire almost every time. BUT, it will only miss for a few seconds making this issue very hard to diagnose. Is this a common i...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1FMDU34XXT
hello techs. i have a problem with a ford but who doesn't? this exploder has had a code p0707 repeat with erratic shifting and an o/d light that flashes. trans range pid shows voltage drops out. ran a substitute wire from pcm to trans range without helping con...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L hermonic balancer VIN: 1FTPE2426W
Having a problem with the harmonic balancer collar cracking. Have changed the balancer three times and the crankshaft once. Afer a year the vehicle is back in with another cracked harmonic balancer. I am at a dead end as to why the harmonic balancer keeps brea...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Surge VIN: 2FTRF18WX1
Truck came in for surging on accell or cruising. After replacing plugs, cleared codes. No MIL or code in Mode 6. I did find this - TID$10,CID$11 FAIL, TID$10 CID$21 FAIL, TID$26 CID$00 FAIL, TID$2A CID$00 FAIL, TID$2B CID$00 FAIL. I thought with all the classe...
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFP13P42
Customer let heater core leak too long, ran it low on coolant and head gasket failed. We replaced the head gasket and other parts listed above. Customer took possession of car knowing the idle air control was bad as it wouldn't idle. Came back next week and ha... Trouble codes: P0302
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L press conro sol. VIN: 1FMRU15W82
hey guys! im not a tranny man, so any help is appreceated. this truck will surge ad buck and die in revere alot, and a ittle in drive. no codes no data change. i pulled the pan, and the pres control sol. is 191 deg. key on. is tha norm? i have a 8800.00 volt r...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
THIS TRUCK WAS ROLLED AND FIXED THEN BROUGHT TO US. THE TRUCK WONT HARDLEY IDLE AND IF YOU UNPLUG THE CAM SENSORS THE TRUCK WILL IDLE FINE I REMOVED THE VALVE COVER IN THE DRIVERS SIDE AND THE CAM PHASER LOOKS OK AND THE RT SIDE LOOKS FINE THROUGH THE OIL FILL... Trouble codes: P0345 (cam timing bank 2), P0021 (cam pos timing over advanced bank 2)
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L air bag VIN: 2FAFP71W96
this car came in from a local collision center with an air bag light on ( air bag did not deploy ) when i pulled codes i got a ( b2986 deployable steering column circuit open ) i have changed the clockspring, the steering column, because it was collapsed, and ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L engine VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
Engine has no compression and will not start has injector pulse fuel psi ok and also has spark. Customer stated that after vehicle shut off driving on hwy. He tried restarting it and it made a knocking noise and shut off on its on and has not restarted. I susp...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1990 Ford Escort 1.9L Rad fan VIN: 1FABP11J2M
Thanks to all who offered help. The rad fan switch is located on the heater hose manifold. It is the first of three sensors in that location. It looks exactly like a coolant temperature sensor. The Ford part number is DY-681 F2AZ-12A648-A. My infrared pyromete...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FACP41MOP
I finally got this one out of my hair. I just couldn`t come up with anything positive until this morning. I had the ignition scope hooked to it & the #1 plug on the exhaust side would drop out under a load. Replaced the coil for the exhaust side & it would idl...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L no power 30mph VIN: 1FTEF14H5S
Thanks to everybody who replied. Kevin [...] was right. Kevin has a fleet of 150 fords so I paid more atension to him The fuel pump was the problem. I mounted a fuel volume and pressure gauge inside truck and drove it Fuel presure finally started dropping...
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDLF47F5S
we replaced the engine wiring harness as it was brittle & had many bare spots. this effected no change in the engine dieing while driving. since there seemed to be no relation between scanner readings & engine dieing & the cmp, icp & ebp circuits were good, th... Trouble codes: P0472 (ebp sensor out of range), P1211 (injector control pressure higher/lower than desired), P0476 (ebp control valve performance).
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTZR15X5W
WE FOUND THAT THE OIL RINGS WAS THE PROBLEM AND WE REPLACED THE ENGINE WITH FORD REMAN. THANKS FOR THE HELP!!
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRW08W81
thats for everyones help, but we were all wrong, the problem ended up being two different things, first of all, the stalling & missing out & the odometer going to all ---, was four faulty ingition coils, yes i said four, it didnt seem to run that bad, but afte...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LIMP MODE VIN: 1FTSW31F52
tech checked cmp sensor wiring for volts & resistance=good. since the engine would die during koer test, we replaced the icp sensor & the engine started & ran well. ran koer test & the engine didn't die. road tested 47 miles w/o failure. we discounted the repa... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor), P1210 (high pressure oil pressure low), P1211 (high pressure oil pressure high).
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Spark Plug VIN: 1FTWX30516
We got this one fixed. I would like to thank everyone for your help.This is how we fixed it. The 1st Spark Plug we broke the porcelain with a punch,then cleaned the cylinder out.This part took a long time,then we took a 4 sided easy out & welded a rod to it so...
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28A9Y
SORRY TO TAKE SO LONG AND THANK YOU GUYS I FIX THIS TRUCK THE FIX WAS THE 2 REAR SOLENOID AT WAS STUCK THANK YOU GUYS AGAIN
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