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1987 Ford Escort GL 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FABP2196H
Looking at this vehicle again and have replaced the Map sensor as many of you advised but the problem still exists. I also replaced the EGR Valve and the Throttle position sensor. The car either idles extremely fast (The ISC Plunger is fully extended)or will n... Trouble codes: 87 (Fuel Pump Circuit Failure), 13 (Cannot Control RPM During Low RPM Test), 22 (Map Sensor Out Of Range During Self Test)
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1995 Ford Explorer Expedition 4.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU24X9S
the check eng lite is on so I tested for codes and ran koeo, koer and got an egr code saying egr signal is high but no other codes. tried to read the data but scanner will not read any data. I would like to check the data before changing any parts, so I would ...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F1T
this truck came in a weeek ago, driver said it quit as if someone had turned off the key. He said he had never had any problems what so ever. This truck will not start. I checked the obviuos and all is as it should be, battery voltage god, cranking rpm good, f... Trouble codes: P1111
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X3W
VEHICLE CAME IN WITH MIL ON,HAD PO340 CODE AND PO171 LEAN CODE.REPLACED CAM SENSOR AFTER SCOPE SHOWED INTERMITTENT SIGNAL DROP OUT AT IDLE.ALSO REPLACED OE INTAKE MANIFOLD WITH UPDATED DORMAN INTAKE & GASKETS TO REPAIR VACUUM LEAKS AROUND INTAKE GASKET.AFTER R... Trouble codes: P0340
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSF30F6X
customer complaining of rough idle and no power accelerating from a dead stop. found code for #8 cyl pulled valve cover checked for anything out of place.wanted to do compression test but missing part for tester will have part today everything looked ok replac...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L noise VIN: 1FMRU1762X
At idle it has a moaning noise from the intake. I can put my hand on the intake hose and feel it vibrating. I have seen a few Ford cars do this and there is a TSB for them, but I could not find a TSB for the Expedition. What do I need to shut the cow up. ( I m...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5240Y
Dear ford techs. I have this windstar here that is causing me some problems. Customer brought van in for vehicle running poorly, surging, and nearly dieing driving down the highway. Upon driving, we duplicated problem. Spark plugs had been replaced before with...
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2000 Ford Pickup F250 Super Duty 7.3L compressor
Need help with this one a/c and heater work normally except that compressor comes on when mode selected is switched to vent/floor. All other modes work normally compressor not on when you turn to vent or floor mode. I replaced the mode switch and made no diffe...
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2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Shift Interlock VIN: 3FAFP13PXY
Vehicle was towed in. Shift interlock system in-op. Can manually unlock to shift. All fuses good. Cable from shift button moving. Brake lights working normally. Can hear clicking when depressing b/pedal. Dealer says no TSBs or bulletins ? Hoping for a place to...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FAFP31311
This little focus is making me cross-eye'd. Came in for random stalling. On my original inspection, I could not reproduce the problem so looked for simple obvious issues. Found that it was low on coolant and found the t-stat housing was leaking and fixed that....
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L trans temp VIN: 1FMDU64E52
This Explorer originally came in with no 3rd gear and 2 codes related to 3rd gear, (I cant remember what they were). The customer requested that I just replace it with a trans from the dealer which I did. During the road test after replacement the O/D light st...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FNEJS2563
I have a nightmare 2002 ford taurus customer brought it in 2 weeks ago with a screeching at first i thought it was in the transmission but after alot of phone calls i pinpointed it to the distributor shaft called the dealer had them send new one! installed and... Trouble codes: P1336
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMZA52463
Hey guys This one came in with a squeak/chirp noise and engine stalling when cold. Upon initial start up noticed minor intermittent chirp that would increase when put into gear and disappear when revved up. Randomly noise would suddenly increase and bog down m...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Air Bag Light VIN: 1FAFP55244
I need some help on this from Ford Techs. The car is a repo from local Credit Union. Air bag light comes on & flashes code 18. Scan code is B1884 PAD warning lamp circuit failure. Doing test in NO-Data I come up with RCM failure. I did a search on data base & ...
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L 4x4 disengagement VIN: 1FTRW14W45
the front diff will not disengage after using 4 wheel drive unless i pull the 4x4 relays and disconnect the vac-electric switch at right side upper firewall... sometimes disconnecting one or the other will cause it to disengage and other times both have to be ...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L master cylinder VIN: 1FDKE37G6P
Well we have a really strange problem here. Most people blamed a master cylinder calibration, replace with unit for E450. The other culprit was the rabs valve. We replaced front pads, rotors, lines and hoses with no change. This vehicle due to the year has ...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F4Y
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUGGESTIONS WE MOVED #8 INJECTOR BACK TO PROPER CYLINDER AND REPLACE BOTH VALVE COVER GASKETS AND HARNES UNDER V/C. ALL MISFIRES WENT AWAY BUT CHECK LIGHT COMES AND GOES WITH CODE P1211 AND P1316 WE WERE GOING TO CLEAN FUEL TANK FUEL SCREEN ... Trouble codes: P1273, P1275, P1276, P1316.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L dipstick tube VIN: 1FTNF21L21
WHAT A PAIN IN THE ---!! WE WERE ABLE TO REMOVE THE REMAINING TUBE WITH A SHEET METAL SCREW BUT HAD TO REMOVE THE LEFT ENGINE MOUNT AND OIL FILTER ADAPTER.
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56FX2
This one is fixed ! "for Now" I got to thinking after I recieved a few responds to the post about the injectors and the wiring. I also went and checked the wave form library to compare data I was getting out of my Motis. Between the library,and the people wh... Trouble codes: 1271 (open high /low cyl 1), 1273 (same cyl 3).
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L high idle VIN: 1FTYR14U32
I FOUND THAT THE TPS WAS THE CAUSE.WHEN AT IDLE NO PROBLEM TPS WOULD READ .98V WHEN PROBLEM OCCURED TPS VOLTAGE CLOSED THROTTLE WOULD READ 1.1V.AFTER SOME CHECKING TPS SHOULDNT BE HIGHER THAN .95 CLOSED THROTTLE.NEW TPS READING WAS .91V CLOSED THROTTLE ALSO ID...
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L ABS Brake Pressure Switch VIN: 1FTYR10E62
Sorry for wait to post, customer did not return vehicle for diagnostics for quite some time. Vehicle had to be sent to dealer for Recall repair to solve concerns.
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2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Climate control VIN: 1FAFP59S54
First off I would like to thank everyone who took the time to read and answer my post! After reading Dennis' post telling me what the DTC 24 was (blend door fault)I looked back one year in Alldata and found a service bulletin #02-23-6. Just like Nick said the...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L head gasket VIN: 2FBFNQWSER
FIRST OFF, THANK YOU TO THOSE OF YOU WHO RESPONDED TO THIS REQUEST. OUT OF THE 14 RESPONSES YOU WERE PRETTY WELL SPLIT DOWN THE MIDDLE BETWEEN PULLING THE ENGINE AND JACKING UP OR REMOVING THE BODY WHICH SEEMS MORE RESONABLE ON A PICK UP THAN AN SUV. AFTER REA...
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