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1988 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDE14N7J
hey fellow techs i have this ford van that is running rich at all times (black smoke out tail pipe). customer said it did not happen untill rad was replaced. i could not communacate with the ecm in any mode. checked tps, cts, map/boro, and fuel pressure all wi... Trouble codes: N/A (none)
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1994 Ford Escort 1.9L VSS/Cable VIN: 1FARP15JRW
I replaced the clutch in this vehicle a while back. I had to chisell out the old vehicle speed sensor (that was fun) in order to refill the transmission. The new sensor (which I replaced twice) is allowing transmission fluid to travel up the cable and dumping ...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L air bag system VIN: 1FALP6240R
ok ford techs please help me with this one. sets a code 34 and now a 35 code for air bag circuit. i followed the trouble tree for the code 34 and the check chart says total system resistance should be 1.5 to 2.0 ohms total resistance. the checks led me to the ...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31H6T
THE ONLY PROBLEM IS SITTING AT IDLE IN GEAR WILL CUTOUT OR MISFIRE OR HICCUP ON ALL CYLINDERS LIKE PRIMARY IGN DROPPING OUT, WHEN OCCURS THE PIP AND SPOUT SIGNALS ARE THERE, READ THE POSTS ABOUT SPEED SENSOR ISSUES UNPLUGGED IT NO CHANGE, NEW MODULE AND COIL N...
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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDLF47G6T
this is our service truck. It started to just fall on its face like some one was turning the truck off. We found the speedo head was sending the wrong signal to the pcm the scanner was showing over 100mph. Also at idle the tps was showing 5 volts. Replaced bot... Trouble codes: 123 (tps sensor voltage is higher than expected)
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, no fire on #1 VIN: 2FMDA5142T
hello ford gurus, this one has got me. the van is a friend's of the family, they said mil came on on a trip to the mountains and have recently had a tune-up done at the dealership. P0301 was present and freeze data showed 94% engine load, so i'm thinking wires... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire 1)
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L thrust bearing VIN: 2FTBP1725V
I am not the tech working on this vehicle, however the information is fairly accurate. This vehicle came back after 5000km with severe crankshaft thrust. The engine was removed and a new crank and bearings installed. Although there was no evidence of flexpl...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L converter? VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
I have in the shop a superduty with a diesel in it, I have a few of these trucks and this one seems to be louder than the rest, I have heard of problems with the converters coming apart but this one has been like this for awhile and seems to be getting worse. ...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Head Lights, blower motor, electric windows VIN: 2FMZA5144Y
The vehicle's Headlights will turn ON with the ignition off and the key out. It does NOT have automatic headlamps. This takes three seconds after turning the ignition off. At the same time the blower motor will be energized (even with the switch off) and start...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FBSS31L91
Hello, we have a mechanical issue we think, the left bank does not fire and the exhaust manifold stays cold\warm never hot like the right side, running compression is low. We tested fuel pressure (ok) and scanned for codes (none) checked for spark and injector...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP34UX6
This one has us stumped. If you start vehicle and move it a short distance, shut it off the transmission will puke ALOT of trans fluid out onto the ground. We serviced the trans with a filter kit and fluid. Checked the fluid level and sent it on its way. About...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Problem occurs intermittently. Signals from cam sensor to PCM are there. Check cam shaft timing both banks. Ran trouble tree for DTC's. No problem found but problem still exists. Check cam phasers Replace phaser solonoid. Checked in play on crank shaft-ok. Les... Trouble codes: P0011 (intake cam overadvanced bank1), P0022 (intake cam overretarded bank2), P0340 (cmp circuit malfunction bank1), P0345 (cmp circuit malfunction bank2)
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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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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L srs light on VIN: 1FTRW12W65
I have this 2005 F150 4 door 4.6 crew cab with a air bag light on dash. The code is a B1884 and the flash code is 18. When I look up this model on the Ford web site I get incorrect information from the flow chart for the code. The code information says B1884 i... Trouble codes: B1884 (Pad Warning Lmp Inop.)
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2007 Ford BF FalconXR8 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6FPAAAJGSW
This car will log P0305 mostly at highway speeds or around 60 to 80 km/h. When code is logged MIL lamp displays, no missfire or flat spot is felt, car runs very smooth. And is very intermitant for it to log the P0305. The coil, plug and injector have all been... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder No. 5 Missfire Detected)
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1989 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, MIL Lamp on, no codes/no communic VIN: 1FABP52U7K
Thanks to everyone who took time out to read and respond. THE ECM WAS BAD. I pulled the ecm and tested the powers and grounds. I still could not pull any codes even with the old test light trick. There was 8 volts on the sti single wire connector but it would ...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L slow decel VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
Thank you to all that replied. We ended up doing an intake clean and throttle body clean. We also put new plugs and wires on, because of age and condition. We also disconnected the battery to clear the memory. Vehicle seemed to be alot better and the customer ...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE1426W
Unfortanately, the customer picked up the vehicle with the intention of returning it back to us. The customer then later decided they did not want to pursue the matter any further. Thanks for all the information though. Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303.
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Shift Solenoid 1(a) VIN: 2FMZA51U5X
Hello Group, Thanks again for all of the replies! The delay for the reply to this post? Customer took the vehicle and could'nt come back for awhile...and my Ford dealer has a hard time finding anything! That of course is a different story. Many of the r...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Lean VIN: 1FTNE24L9Y
This one took a lot of testing and thought. We eventually found that the upstream oxygen sensor wire leading to the PCM was rubbed through where the harness passes next to the oil filler neck. The strange problem was that the wire was rubbing a rubber hose and... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Exhaust Bank 1).
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Cooler VIN: 1FTRX17W71
Pull'd case line fitting on press. side and found debris behind fitting. Clean'd out and now has cooler flow and new fluid. Thanks for all the replies for assistance.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L gas tank fills slowl VIN: 1FTNF21555
HI, REMOVED THE VACUUM LINE GOING TO EVAP SYSTEM TANK AND WAS ABLE TO FILL GAS TANK WITHOUT BLOWBACK. REPLACED COMPLETE VACUUM HOSE ASSEMBLY. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: 1FTNF21565
The vehicle was brought to another shop that reflashed the PCM. I had the vehicle at the dealer as well and they said they reflashed it but who really knows. Trouble codes: P0174 (testing and results).
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L key fob VIN: 1LNLM82W5V
Well for now this car has been fixed using the original module. No one could answer why I couldn't program the old key fobs to the new module. I install the module and found poor connections at the connector. Tighten all connections and the window no goes down...
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