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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L slow decel VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
I have a 1998 Ford Tauras that the customer complains that the vehicle takes excessivly long time to decellerate when accelerator is released. I verified this complaint. When you let off the gas the vehicle keeps right on going. I used the Modis to graph the T...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Rear main seal leak VIN: 1FTSW31F9X
This truck has a rear main seal leak. We pulled the bell hsg cover to find the seal coming out of the housing (block). maybe not all the way out yet. I want to make sure there is no external issues that may have caused this. Is there an issue with block pressu...
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1721Y
strange one guys, keeps setting po306 after afew days. has a intermittatn miss @ idle or just above idle as per customer. we expereince a miss or "shake" when slowly bring rpm up to 1500-1700. no problem above 1900. will miss worse when decel in park or nuetra... Trouble codes: P0306
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTSX30F4Y
hello-truck came in with a leaking steering pump-so we replaced the steering pump and replaced two steering lines- blead the system according to steps from alldata-steering is sticking at times when you try to turn left or right it acts like it locks up and th...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L no pcm communication VIN: 1FTRX17L91
This vehicle came in for a smog test and we were unable to get a rpm reading and our ESP smog machine could not communicate with PCM.Snap on scanner shows data stream but values do not change.Generic OBII scanner reads monitors but data stream is erratic altho...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Cooler VIN: 1FTRX17W71
Came in for fluid and filter service plus complete fluid change. Changed filter and hooked up fluid changer and found no cooler flow, ck'd cooler and was plugg'd up. Replaced with external cooler and found still no flow. Ck'd at trans cooler fittings and no fl...
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Driver VIN: 1FMZU74E72
This truck came in for a water leak. We dont normally do body work so Im not sure where to start. The head liner is slightly stained from about the "C" pillar all the way to above the drivers seat. It does have a sun roof (factory). The customer said that he h...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR1OD23
Thanks for your help in advance! This one came in this morning with the listed codes p2014,P0316,B1600,P0300,P0302,p0304 and a misfire. No history of problems with this truck until this morning. I pulled the truck in and ran the codes and let it idle for a min... Trouble codes: P2014, P0316, B1600, P0300, P0302, P0304
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P24
Diesel Techs, Complaint is that vehicle will not start when hot, Batteries are new and vehicle cranks normally. When intially recieved Found FICM was not mounted properly and connectors where loose, replaced FICM and had updated calibration installed by Ford...
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAFS6P64
Hi everybody and thank you all in advance. Okay, this is what this truck is doing. Sometimes starts for about 2 to 3 minutes, then it dies and if I step on the gas it wouldn't pass 1800 RPMs. Right after that it would not start. It would crank but wouldn't sta... Trouble codes: P0470 (Exhaust press snsr circuit fault), P0263 (Cyl. 1 contribution/balance fault), P1408 (EGR flow out of range.)
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1983 Lincoln Mark VI 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1MRBP99FXD
greetings to all this car runs full rich all the time fuel pressure is in spec and various sensors were changed with no luck.the system is the eec111 i do not have the corrct break out box for this system is there any other way to try and pull codes on this.i ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A8Y
this vehicle has a stumble and when you accelerate wide open it goes and then all of a sudden it cuts out and falls on its face and it acts like the fuel pump cuts out.all scanner paramters correct. had maf sensor code and cleaned sensor. fuel pressure with in...
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L locks power VIN: 1ZWHT6KX25
The engine will not go pass 1500 ROM when Accelerating in firs gear and in second gear, in third gear no problem The Clutch was replace and it feels like it will go out again if it continues with this problem Trouble codes: P1709 (CCP Clutch Pedal Position Switch)
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L oil pressure VIN: 2FTJW36KXR
The sender is the one on top of the turbo, yellow/red tracer. MOD said wire color was white/red. MOD said test at 73 ohms for low gauge, 9.7 ohms for midrange. It should be open=low, closed (to ground)= midrange. At idle I had 40 cold, 20 warm; at 3000 war...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW36F7T
Thanks to the guys that told me not to trust the rebuilt injectors, that was the problem. I found one injector not pushing any oil out the return and one pushing about half the amount of the others. Replaced two injectors, truck runs perfect. Thanks again to e... Trouble codes: P1294 (High Side Open - Bank Two).
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17W32
well everyone we found a broken spring on #4 cyl. (intake valve). per customers request removed both cylinder heads and replaced all valve springs,inspected cams,etc and reassembled. that was the cause of this whole nightmare. thank for all the help from every... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0174 (system len bank 2).
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2003 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L A/C ,Power Seats VIN: 1FMSU43F13
This Excursion took us around the block a few times but we definetly found a problem and fixed it. The intermittent acting up the accessories is gone so far and that is why I waited a bit to close this so we could confirm victory! The ground for the adjustable...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX12514
WELL THIS ONE IS FIXED. SPECIAL THANKS TO GORDON FROM CALIFORNIA. MY BIG PROBLEM WAS A BAD TPS AND ME BEING STUPID. AFTER I CHANGED TPS I HAD FOGOTTEN TO PLUG UP MAF SO IT RAN WORSE. PLUGGED IT UP AND RAN GREAT. I NEVER GOT A TPS CODE TILL THE VERY END AFTER A... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire).
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW32P64
Great News! We removed the tank and found quite a bit off dirt and water which we totally removed. We removed the fuel filter and found a lot of dirt as well. The fuel pump was original and we belive that the fuel pump had simply stopped running because it was... Trouble codes: P0275 (Cylinder 5 Contribution/Balance Fault), P0299 (TC/SC underboost), P0478 (Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Hi), P0528 (Fan Speed Sensor No Signal), P2269 (Water in fuel condition).
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2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Low side line VIN: 2FMZA51645
We are completing the repair on this vehicle today. We have ordered in a new manifold/lineset. We are installing a screen in the suction side port of the lineset. No one could assist us with a 3/4" filter to put inline. After getting myself into this problem, ...
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