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1993 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JFMCU22X4P
hello everyone i need a little help with this one. everytime vehicle comes into the shop its running rich and the idle is very very poor, black smoke pouring out of muffler. after first repair (maf) vehicle ran fine no more smoke idle was great. 2 days later v... Trouble codes: 137 (no ego ho2s-2 switch-rich bank 2), 172 (ego not switching lean bank 1), 177 (ego not switching lean bank 2), 173 (ego not switching rich bank 1), 116 (ect or eot out of range)
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1995 Ford Probe 2.0L Stall VIN: 1ZVLT20A6S
hi everyone, your help is very much appreciated. this is my personal car. ever since i put an engine it this probe, it has had this intermittent stalling problem when comming to a stop in drive. it will only do it if the converter is locked up when coming to a...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15V1X
Vehicle came back 3000 miles after doing cylinder heads with misfire code p0306 #6, and excessive oil consumption. Used 4 qts of oil in less than 3k. Did compression check on all cylinders. found #2 cyl to have 110 psi compression. the rest in between 130-150....
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FDXW46F3Y
well thank you in advance we got this ford f 450 in from a nother shop customer said they replaced pcm and idm and fule pump and filter and clead out gas tank so any way when you cgo down the road about 4 miles the truck bogs down to a stall or rough idle you ...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Low Intermediate Drum VIN: 2FMDA5341Y
Ford Trans techs need help. I have a broken low intermediate drum, gear snapped off drum. The failure on the other transmission O/H, was the band pin broken, preventing band apply. Trans was overhauled by me and valvebody replaced. Is this caused by abuse, dro...
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2002 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44E12
Hi all, This truck came in with a complaint of a misfire at idle. There was no MIL or codes stored in any system. The secondary ignition looked good. It looked like all cylinders had an intermittent misfire. Technician verified that it only had a misfire at id...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on, pinging, plug broken VIN: 1FTPX14534
Well this has been fun, first we found these cat codes and did a test drive. The complants are mil light on and it pings occationly. Basicly the o2 apear to be working properly, even after a good 6 mile run the rear o2s and front o2s are identical, which tells... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Got a hair puller ! customer has his daughters 2004 F150 5.4 liter towed in no start ...someone told them it was fuel pump .. checked fuel pressurre at fuel filter ...it was erratic 10lbs 20lbs 35lbs 5 lbs 40 lbs jumping around allover sometimes it would run t...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Battery VIN: 1FMCU93105
Greetings all! This Escape is driving us nuts! The owner uses this vehicle for shop hops in the city (Less than 2km.) regularly throughout the day. After about 5 days, the battery goes soft. We tested it as listed above, and no matter what we do, the Alterna...
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U56
Customer just purchased this vehicle, Complained of high idle 1100rpm. Desired idle is 704. Hit throtle and idle hold at 1500rpm for 8 seconds, then adjusts to 1100's. With ac on it dropes to 920's Inspected vehicle, Found 2 unpluged O2 sensors, unpluged knock...
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM74W6S
What else can I look at or test??? Customer says it will stall and then be a no-start...I can only get a no start a few times..some times cold and some times hot.. It has fuel, spark, and injector pulse during the no-start.. really it is more like a start and ... Trouble codes: P0320 (IDM signal not seen)
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1965 Ford mustang 5.0L swap VIN: 6F07515412
Based on the information from other members, I have concluded that all 302 / 5.0 engines have take the same size distributor shafts (.450) and are all the same height (deck height is not a factor) although the distributor gear must match the cam (roller cams t...
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1984 Ford F-250 6.9L starter VIN: 2FTHF2618E
460 bell and starter fixed this,you can,t use the diesel bell,when converting from diesel to gas. thank you for all the replies.
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTDF1720V
thank you to all your help. all of you are great. jopseph from oh is right, pcv hose under dase of T.B. soften up and burn. it is very difficult to detect and hard to see. thank again for the help.,,, thoa
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP52U4W
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Engine
Thanks to all that have replied. This was actually a series of problems. The heater switch shorted out the wiring at the plug and in the dash. It caused the wire to melt in the wiring loom and came into contact with the signal wire for the alternator. I repair...
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1999 Ford F-250 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF27WIX
The DPFE was out of range, over 2V KOEO. Replaced DPFE. I did a decarbon on the intake manifold about 3 months ago when I changed the EGR valve and the intake looks clear. The code for the O2 sensor was for B1S1 but when I hook up my monitor the O2 sensor ... Trouble codes: P0133, P0401, P1000 (OBDII Monitor Test/Drive Cycle not complete).
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2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA53401
WELL THANKS EVERYONE FOR TAKING THE TIM [...] TO WRITE IN. THE PROBLEM WAS THE CONNECTOR AT CKPS I CAN'T SEE ANYTHING WRONG WITH IT AN THE SCOPE PICKS UP A SIGNAL BUT HAD RANDOM NO STARTS GOT A PIGTAIL AN SOLDERED IT IN AN RUNNING FINE LAST 2 WEEKS. SOME OF YOU MEN...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Accessories VIN: FFTNW21F81
Thank you for all of replies, I will check the GEM and multifunction switch when the customer returns. The wiper motor was generally ruled out by your responses but I will look for water getting into the GEM and test the resistance in the switch. It is and i...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L inst cluster VIN: 1FTRF18242
Hey Guys, sorry about the delay in posting a fix, this one got shuffeled to the bottom of the pile, we've been real busy. However the fix was a simple one. In my original post I stated that I had checked all the fuses and they were good, but I didn't take into...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil system VIN: 1FTSW31P83
Yes it is fixed! Thank all you guys that took time to help me. It was the IPC that came apart. I guess by the info that is a common problem. Make sure to run KOEO before reassembling as I did not do and had a bad new part that caused IPC fault and turned " Che...
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