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1993 Ford Aerostar 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDA31XOP
this thing is failing nox, the limit at 15mph is 512,and at 25mph 765, we are running at 15mph 1108, and at 25mph 1063, fuel pressure is at spec, no codes in ecm, longterm at idle is 13% and short term is 11%, AT 2500 rpm longterm is 0% and shortterm is 20%, i...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 2FTZX18W5W
hey guys got an easy one does anyone know the website that shows how to lift the body off to change the engine i did it once but did not put it on my favorites so if anyone knows i would appreciate it thanks
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XW
The only possible part wrong here is the PCM. The problem is that here in California this part is not available ,since this vehicle is made in Canada .We tried the Dealer , but they don't have connections with Ford of Canada . Does someone have any Idea how to... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor CMP circuit malfunction)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTNW20F8X
this powerstroke runs fine no missing or anything, smokes like a freight train. oil level about 1 gallon low. replaced the turbo charger about 2 months ago for the same problem smoking stopped until yesterday. what else could cause the smoke, or repeated turbo...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: XXXXYW1100
Vehicle was purchase at a car auction, provided a full tune-up. At temparature the engine hesitates when applying the gas pedal. After that, runs perfect with reasonable power for the age and mileage. Problem duplicates every time you stop and run. Also, in ne...
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2001 Ford AUFalcon XR8 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JGSWAAA123
Hi again, This car will intermitantly start surging at idle, Looking at data logger, while the car is at idle and not surging, the everything is looking ok except it saying CMP Fault, then intermitantly the Short term fuel trims will start climbing fast right... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor)
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53261
Hi all, I have this ford tauras that has got me stumped. It is a flex fuel car and i havent had a lot of experience with these. after the car runs at idle or down the road it starts to stumble and stall. check scan data no codes, all other info looks good. the...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L heater core VIN: 1FALP52UY2
customer brought this in for us to replace leaking timing cover gaskets. they stated they had used a cooling system sealer once to slow/stop the leak to buy them time to save the money for repair. since completed though, we've had an issue with the heater core...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51634
good morning, this is the first freestar in the shop and i can see it looks all new. cel is on with code po175 2 bank rich, the freeze frame when the code set showed both banks fuel trim at -15. this morning everything looks normal to me and i have ck normal t... Trouble codes: P0175
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX12514
i bought this truck for my self. this the new 5.4 3 valve eng.did not know about plug problem until after purchase. did not miss or ses on test drive. on the way home (60 miles)when i came to steep grade began missing bad as long as in overdrive. it would shif... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire)
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2005 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 6.0L cooling contamination
not very familiar with this engine checked info mitchel not very helpfull no tsb's found . problem is with engine oil getting in cooling system .expansion resovoir has approx 1.5 litre of oil in it. not sure how its getting there.suspect oil cooler or t/cover....
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1LNHM86S9Y
the owner of the vehicle had the engine replaced at another shop. afterwards we repaired the transmission wireharness because it had melted to the exhaust. now, intermittently the speedo will drop out and the abs,tcs, and brake lights will come on. this only s...
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1995 Mercury Tracer 1.9L heater core VIN: 3MASM10J8S
This Tracer came in with a heater core coolant leak, replaced core and was back in about one year with core leak and now is back again after 3 months with a core leak. Don't want to get into it unless have some idea as to cause. Anybody have a similar experien...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.0L valve timing VIN: 1ZWFT6038X
During reassembly I've found that the exhaust cam will move 1/4 to 1/2 inch independently of the other cam.I know this is a variable valve timing system,but is this normal at least until oil pressure is achieved in the VVT cam pulley assembly?This being the fi...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Probe 2.0L Stall VIN: 1ZVLT20A6S
thanks for the replies guys. i haven't fixed it yet, but i am going to replace the trans with a used unit. i have done numerous tests and i am to believe that the valve body has intermittent sticking valves and the torque converter is on it's way out. the ot...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L catalic convertor VIN: 1FTR324687
I want to thank all who responded to my request. I would like to give Ron [...] from Maryland a special "shout out" considering he was "dead on". The sales rep did the work on the truck and when he first started it I knew he had cross wires that turned out ...
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1999 Ford f550 6.8L engine VIN: 1FDAF56S9X
I REPLACED THE ENGINE OIL COOLER AND FLUSH COOLER SYSTEM
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L pilot bearing VIN: 1FAFP45X0X
Well,after triple checking everything this is what we found. Assembled the clutch to flywheel on bench and noticed that some of the fingers on pressure plate were riding higher than others. Also, you could see were the higher ones were making more contact than...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FMNU42S8Y
RECIEVED THREE REPLIES THANK YOU-ONE TALKED ABOUT NOISE COMING FROM THE ALTERNATOR-AND THATS WHAT IT WAS-WE DISCONNECTED THE UNIT AND THE ROUGH IDLE WENT AWAY-AND IT STOPPED MISSING UNDER LOAD-I WOULDNT OF GUESSED THAT EVER-LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERY DAY-THANKS... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0310 (cyl. 10 misfire).
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMRU17L5Y
MANY THANKS FOR ALL OF THE REPLIES EXCEPT 1...AND YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE...FOR THE OTHER 7, HERE IS THE INFO GLEANED...IT APPEARS THAT 99-2002 ARE ALL POSSIBLE, BUT THE BEST TRANSFER CANDIDATES APPEAR TO BE 2000-2001...BRYAN SENT ALONG A FINDER URL WHICH LOCATED...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Low Intermediate Drum VIN: 2FMDA5341Y
Replaced the low interm drum as per several replies. I replaced with new versus supposed rebuild. The rebuilt one had signs of movement/fatigue on inside, so we opted for new. I tried to get someone to weld on inside just for extra insurance, but no luck. One ...
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2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP45XX1
Well we will call this a fix. Had many replies stating to check EGR passages...Not applicable on the 4.6 Mustang manifold...it doesn't have individual ports feeding each cylinder, it just dumps EGR into the throttle body elbow. Had one or two that mentioned c...
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP40461
Turns out that the coil had an issue. Visually it looked fine and passed basic testing. ONLY UNDER LOAD did it miss fire. But cruising it was good. At idle it was smooth. Replaced coil and all is well, for over 4 weeks now. I am not sure why after fixing cars ... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel Pump Driver Module Off Line), P301.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L speedo, ABS lite VIN: 1FTNX21L62
well I was't able [...] mention there are no codes in any module, did the wiggle test on the fuses, they are tight, checked toothed ring, it is ok, I ...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57F02
thanks for the replies. re-sealed low pressure pump & checked for wear on pump -ok- removed reservoir, checked for cracks -no problems found- after steam cleaning top of engine, found leak from high pressure pump & gasket. replaced h.p. oil pump & icpr. ...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L reverse lights VIN: 1FDSS34P84
It turned out to be wiring pinched in the cabinatary in the back. We replaced the transmission range sensor just to eleminate it as a possiable cause and go after the wiring. Ran another wire from the drivers door post to the back and that cured it. Thanks to ...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55U64
Even though jeffery from Michigan's vehicle was a different system he was right. There was a intermittent ground on the command line.Wiring runs under both front seats.Thanks to all that replied...Carl Trouble codes: P1235 (fuel pump driver module out of range), U1900 (can communication Bus fault receive error).
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