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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FTEX15H3S
Hello fellow techs! We need some help on this tough Ford problem. This truck runs(poor)however the check engine light is on at all times and the fuel pump runs all the time the key is on, even if the engine is off. Computer will not go into self diagnostic. We...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDLF4F5SE
hello all ford diesel techs , this truck came into the shop ( for lack of a better term ) " backfiring " through the air intake duct. it has an obvious misfire and an uneven crank speed when starting. the loud sound produced is consistent with engine rpm. sin...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L air bag light flashing VIN: 3FALP6530S
Hi This one is probably an easy one, but I am having trouble getting info. So thank you in advance for any and all help. Picked up this cherry contour with only 98k miles, little old lady bought it new and the water pump went out and she smoked the motor. An...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: FMZA5144WB
po340 camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction repeats after running a short time checked iatns forums and dpfe sensor was recomended, replaced dpfe sensor and cam shaft sensor and the cam distributer shaft stater ... cleared codes and po340 code repeated ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L tcc VIN: 1FTRE1424Y
This is a 2000 E-150 van, owner complained of stall when coming to stop. I found when putting into drive van abruptly would stall, but ok when put in reverse. Check engine light on with P0743 TCC code. No bulletins found and now that I am trying to diagnose it...
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no reverse VIN: 1FDAF56F51
gentlemen we just finished rebuilding our first 4r100 . we had found the mechanical direct diode clutch broken so we replaced and rebuilt trans. with a rebuilt convertor. now we have no reverse . not sure if one of the one way sprags are in the wrong position....
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L hcu VIN: 1FMYU02132
scanned computer had code 1342 all data says replace control module, replaced module bleed system to factury specs. cleared codes soon as i cleared codes still samething code 1342 present
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FDAF57C75
Hi i have a 2005 ford f 550 superduty 6.0l diesel i have a lot of experience on them but have never seen this before the unti will cut out and surge all the time whil monitring pids the ficm main power will spike from 17 to 227 volts and the logic power from 4...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTRF12215
this vehicle came in for the gas gauge not going to full after filling. it took a few days for it to go up. we went through the tests and we replaced fuel sending unit. customer filled tank and said it went up after he filled it so we agreed that it was fixed....
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF20535
Does any one have a way to ck secondary misfires when scaner does no record any. Other than injector balance test.
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L cooling tube VIN: 1FTJS34H7S
Thanks to all replies, customer was surprised that the part is no longer available, he is selling this one. We welded a pipe to it, not looking nice but at least we were able to make it run. Gilbert
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L shifting complaint VIN: 2FMZA51UXW
THANKS FOR ALL THE ADVICE WE FOUND THE EPSC PLUG WAS CONNECTED TO ONE OF THE SHIFT SOLENIODS CAUSING THIS PROBLEM. ALL THE PLUGS FIT EACH SOLENIOD. USED WIRING DIAGRAM TO RE-ROUTE WIRING AND EVERTHING WORKS FINE
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FDXF46FOX
The fuel solenod connector had a broken wire, it would ground on the chassis, causing engine to shut off.
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2000 Ford Pickup F250 Super Duty 7.3L compressor
customer was happy to hear that this was one of those things you would never notice unless customer mntioned. thanks for the quick response
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 2FTRX08L8Y
Yes we have. We are installing a new engine in this truck. We sold the costumer on new coils from ford. A little pricey. But he said he`s went this far. Why cut corners now. I could`nt agree more. Thanks everybody for your help.
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L starter VIN: 1FTYR44V82
sorry for the wait the trans range sensor did fix the starting problem thanks for all the help
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31P54
THE PROBLEM WAS INTERMITANT, I HAD THE VEHICAL FOR A FULL DAY BUT IT WOULD NOT ACT UP FOR ME AT ALL. THE CUSTOMER WAS GOING ON TRIP SO I TOLD HIM TO TAKE IT, I DID A FUEL SYSTEM SERVICE AND HE HAD NO TROUBLE SINCE THAT DAY. SO IT COULD HAVE BEEN SOMETHING IN T... Trouble codes: P0336, P0341.
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87A21
SORRY FOR THE DELAYED RESPONSE. I MANAGED TO REDO THE AS BUILT DATA PROGRAM AND THIS TIME THE IDS DID NOT ASK FOR AN UNKNOWN HEXIDECIMAL CODE. I DONT KNOW WHY IT DID IT THE FIRST TIME. HOWEVER, THE CAR IS NOW RUNNING AND IM JUST WORKING ON GETTING RID OF TH... Trouble codes: B1676 (eatc), U1147 (hec), U1262 (mc).
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L interior lights, power door locks, windows VIN: 4M2DV111XV
Thanks for everyones help, I tried everything, no broken wires, grounds all tested good, We tried a known good security module which we thought fixed it for about 10 minutes. This vehcile wasnt worth the time we had spent on it so we sent it on its way. Thanks...
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