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1985 Ford F-250 5.8L ignition coil VIN: 82FTEF26G3
coil burned out replaced it lasted 1 month then next lasted 1 week next lasted 1 day last one lasted 1 hour before dyeing
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Converter/Pump VIN: 1FTJS34H3P
Hi,and thanks in advance.I have a E350 work van that seems to have a recurring fluid leak out of the front pump/converter area.The original transmission was blowing out fluid from the bell housing area(bad)and with 147000 miles i opted to replace the transmiss...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L harsh 1-2 shift VIN: 1FALP52UOR
this taurus has a harsh 1-2 shift .shift point does change in relationship to throttle position. scanner shows no codes.2-3 3-4 shifts are smooth and positive.
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L speedo VIN: 2FMSA5144Y
thank you in advance for reading this post. i have a windstar that the speedo only goes to 30 mph. hooked up scanner & road tested, vss is opperating normal but speedo is not. went to flow chart, installed used speedo head. had dealer reprogram so van would st...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V4X
Car came in with misfire code set for #2 cylinder. #2 injector was not firing at all but it was being pulsed by the computer. We replaced #2 injector and engine did run better but still had a shakey idle. Checked ignition to all cylinders with scope and all ar... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2 Cylinder), P0301 (Misfire 1 Cylinder)
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTZR45EX2
This Ranger has an idle problem. After it reaches operating temp. The idle speed drops off 300 Rpm for a half second. It does not stall out. It happens only at idle. It happens once about every 2 minutes.It does it in any gear. Although you can feel it more wh...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17W32
truck has cylinders 1-4-6-7 not working checked the folowing spark injector pulse compression swapped injectors replaced maf sensor checked for vaccum leaks none found with smoke machine replaced fuel filter cannot understand why this problem is their does not... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0174 (system len bank 2)
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L all gauages VIN: 1FTSF31F63
I spent a short time on this truck, it was towed over. I started the truck up, none of the gauages worked. The throttle didn't work either, it is a electonic throttle. Keeps blowing the 10 amp fuse. Just wondering if anyone has had a similar problem. Any help ...
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2004 Ford Focus SE 2.3L Surge VIN: 1FAFP34Z04
Started by getting above codes from vehicle modules using a Genysis scanner. Inspected datastream & found long term fuel trim around -12% with short term around 0%. Checked freeze frame data & found code P1235 set @ 22mph, light throttle, operating temperature... Trouble codes: P1235 (Fuel Pump Driver Circuit Out Of Range - In PCM), B1681 (PATS Transreceiver Sig Not Received By PATS Control - In PCM), B1317 (Battery Volt High - In ABS), B1318 (Battery Volt Low - In ABS Air Bag), B1350 (Heated Rear Screen Relay Short To Ground - In GEM), B1499 (Lamp Turn Signal Left Circuit Fail - In GEM)
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5147S
Thanks for your help, I pulled one of those bone headed things. I pulled the upper intake off and checked the injector for spray, which it did. then I checked my spark plug wires for the tenth time and sure enough the #4 and #5 wires were crossed. Thanks again... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FALP62W3V
found that the ecc relay was not making good contact replaced and all is well
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR10A1V
Replies mostly pointed to checking ground and power supply points plus ecm and air flow meter. One reply helped, told us to check the pcm power relay which had the considderation to fail while we were checking it. Replaced the relay and the problem seems to b... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor or crk fault).
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21F7Y
Hello Everyone, Sorry for the long wait for the final fix. I don't usually do this but I let customer drive vehicle until I got the PCM in and it took a while for me to get it back.. I want to thank all that responded to me in tips for this vehicle. Jay, D... Trouble codes: P00, 237 (Turbo Boost Sensor A Circuit Low).
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Misfire
Thanks to all 15 people who replied, very good input. Sorry I took so long to close...I dont know were to start, here goes; My fuel pressure dropped when I drove truck with fuel gauge strapped to windshield as advised...I dropped tank down and replaced fuel pu...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA51604
WE REPLACED THE CAMSHAFT SYNCHRONISOR AND SENSOR. ISSUE SOLVED. THIS IS VERY COMMON ON THE WINDSTARS ACCORDING TO FORD. BUT, THIS IS THE FIRST FREESTAR THEY HAVE SEEN THIS HAPPEN ON. THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPENDED!
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