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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, BUCKS VIN: 1FTCR14X0R
Hello all, I have the ford that cannot be fixed. Vehicle presented with a severe bucking under a load. Another shop had already installed plugs and wires. There was a history code of P211 erratic pip signal. Routine checks showed the plugs to be clean and the... Trouble codes: P0211 (Erratic PIP Signal)
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L turn signal VIN: 1FALP57U2T
Hello all ,I hope someone can help me? Can anyone please send a electrical diagram for the turn signals on this taurus. Thankyou anyone who can help me out.
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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L oil pump
Just wondering if anyone came across this problem with the oil pumps on a 97 for mustang. Car came in for a coolant leak and it was the timing cover leaking. We replaced the gasket and water pump. Car ran fine after the job was done. Two days later it came bac...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L line rise VIN: 2FMDA5149W
this trans will work until warm then it doesnt want to shift. Line pressure 55 will rise to only 75 then drops back to 55 has good line rise in reverse & manuel low. fluid looks just like it did the day we poured it in. suspect valve body problem, have valve b...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTZF1729X
Inherited this truck from another shop for running rough, skipping. They had put in spark plugs, plug wires, coils, and then sent to us. Had no data from computer, replaced computer and reflashed, got to running and starting better, but on hard accel, started ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L engine temp VIN: 1FTYR10C4X
hey need some help on this one. we have replaced the thermostat another shop replaced the radiator. the engine is not comming up to tempature so we pulled the water pump to check the fins and all looked good. we used an oe thermostat. anyone ever heard of this...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L hard start and smoke VIN: 1FDAF57F7Y
truck came in with no fuel pressure. pulled fuel pump and hooked up to battery booster. pump would run but would not pump any fuel. replaced fuel pump. cranked right up. gave truck back to customer and 3 weeks later it's back. now it is hard to start and smoke...
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L ex.manifold VIN: 1FMNU41S1Y
Hi to all,we have this excursion with a v/10 that has 6 out of 10 exhaust manifold bolts broken off in the head and we have not even tried to pull the other manifold yet,i have told the customer the heads must come off and be sent out to the machine shop. when...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU72E8Y
Hi to all you Ford experts, which we are not, mostly imports. Customer states dies while driving, happens at any time not just at idle. We cannot duplicate this problem so we are in the dark:-( No codes and do not see any related TSB's Was wondering if any hav...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L o/d light VIN: 2FTZF172X1
okay ford guys this is for you i got codes p1747 and p1760. the overdrive light flashes and the truck starts running bad when the od light flashes. at first it was only when the truck was hot now it does it when ever but intermitently. well my guy has been pul...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Diff. Fluid VIN: 1FTSE34L81
Hey guys Got a Ford in my shop just brought by the customer with diff fluid blowing out the vent hose and making a huge mess. So we did the easiest thing and replaced the vent hose from Ford(attached to the bottom of the bed) . Well the customer drove it for ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Stuck Throttle VIN: 1FTZX17221
This customer came in saying her throttle stuck after she took it to Wal mart for an oil change. They replaced the Air filter, other then that I can't see that they touched anything else. The customer stated that the throttle just stuck and when she pressed in... Trouble codes: P1270
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJE34H5T
Nothing better than thinking about a 1996 E350 all weekend long. I can back to work eager to fix this van and I finally got consistant test results and was able to condem the PCM. The injector pulse was weak right for the computer. The IDm was sending the co...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L anternator VIN: 1FALP6537W
We finally found the problem in the fuse box itself. It was damaged and caused the power to the alternator to be cut off.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1FAFP53U91
Thanks to all the replied. Many had good suggestions on other things to check. Alec said it may even be the dual function pressure switch. But the customer needed the vehicle before I was able to run any more tests. Thanks again to all who replied
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 1-2 2-3 VIN: E42UA44102
thanks to all that replied we repaired the vehicle by reboring the servos pins in case.(servo bore repair system sf99)thank you jim
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L drums VIN: 1FAFP55263
THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR REPLIES -MOST OF YOU SUSPECTED PROBLEM WITH THE DRUMS AND IT WAS.I DID MACHIINE THEM SLOW AND THE FINISH LOOKED OK.WHILE MACHING DRUM NOTICED A HARD SPOT.THOUGHT I CUT IT ALL OUT .TWO NEW DRUMS AND SENT ON HER WAY.THANKS AGAIN.
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