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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Intake VIN: 2FTEF14N1P
Truck came in running poorly. Found multiple items and systems had been tampered with and repaired improperly. After a tune up I attempted to set the ignition timing and found it a long ways off. With it set appropriatly the engine idles at 2100 RPM's. Found h...
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1994 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Master Cyl VIN: 2FAPP36X7R
Here's one that I'm pulling my hair out on. I have a Ford Tempo that has virtually everything replaced on it. The customer replaced his calipers first and brought in to our shop to bleed because of soft brakes. We bled manually and sent him on his way. He came...
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1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L no forward or reverse VIN: 1FTFX26F1K
While driving the trans shifted from 1st to 2nd, made a bang noise then had nothing, no forward in any gear position and no reverse either. Disassembled trans and found nothing obvious wrong. Thought possibly torque convertor failed and was the problem, becaus...
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU34X9W
hi,we change the left and right cylinder head ,(we purchase both heah from dealer)after we have done with the repair engine make noise (like diesel engine).other than noise it has`good power! i dont know if this noise comes from lifter or rods.it sounds like i...
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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 Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMPU16L3Y
vehicle was sitting on a use car lot for six months and finally sold.. Pass smog check five month ago.. Customer had truck for a week and complain no power.. Drove the vehicle to the car lot.. The sale person drove the truck to my shop with no power.. I can se...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTZX17231
hey guys this truck is getting to much voltage to the cam sesor. with key on not running im getting 12 volts. with engine running im getting 14.3 volts therefore the cam sesor is pulsing way to much to the computer. it should pulse 0 to 5 volts. with engine ru...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMZA51471
the van has come in with a engine vibration, and miss. the miss is the coil pack which i have replaced and the engine is still vibrating pretty badly. the oil was 2 quarts over full. i know that on the 3.8 mustangs you can over fill them and the engine will st...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L turbo pedestal leak VIN: 3FTSW31FX1
2001 f-350 came in with bad oil leak under turbo,and no oil showing up above pedestal,replaced pedestal and all o-rings leaks seem to be gone except oil come out of the ebp-piston rod hole removed pedestal and checked oil drain back holes and it still leaks wo...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UX3
Hi, We have a 2003 Ford Taurus at our shop trying to recreate a stall only when cold. Customer said on cold morning car will start and run for a few mintutes but stall. Car restarts without issue and can drive the rest of the day without issues or stalling. Th... Trouble codes: P1235 (fuel pump driver module circut)
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L ABS Module VIN: 1ZVFT8ON65
This car had an ABS,Trac,& Brake light on. My scanner would not comunicate with the abs module. I had all of my power and grounds so I replaced the module. After that it worked great and my scanner would now com. with the module until you ingauged the traction...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L abs VIN: 1FMCU96H16
vehical was in a accident repaired all air bag problems now the brakes act as if no assit code is C1477 hydraulic circut leakage plausibility ..i see no leaks checked all fuses and cannot see any relays in system its all greek to me without any info
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W33
I have an intermittent condition on this Linclon which, unfortunately, I cannot duplicate. The customer states the vehicle will run rough intermittently, usually more so when cold. Judging by the codes, there obviously is a misfire occuring. I have checked the... Trouble codes: P0205 (Cylinder 5 Injector Circuit Fault), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected), P0316 (Engine Misfire Detected On Start-Up)
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMRU17L3X
WE INITIALLY REPLACED BLEND DOOR BECAUSE WE KNEW FOR A FACT THAT IT WAS NOT WORKING. BUT AFTER REPAIRING THAT PROBLEM IS WHEN WE FOUND THE HEAT "GOING AWAY" ON ACCELERATION. I BELIEVE 11 OF THE 17 MEMBERS HAD SEEN THIS PROBLEM BEFORE BEACUSE THEY LED US TO THE...
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAFP11321
First of all thanks to everyone that responded. Every idea and thoughts give us a fresh thought to think about. First off we eventually found out what was making the noise. The noise is a sqealch like noise, almost like a belt sqeal. It comes on about a minute...
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF46F61
Thanks for the responses. I replaced the valve cover gaskets and the wireing harness for the injectors and glow plugs. Mike P Trouble codes: P1316 (idm fault).
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L belt noise VIN: 1FTNW21FO1
Thanks for the help. Replaced tentioner and replaced belt with one that is 1/2 inch shorter from ford and all is well. Mike P
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