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1987 Ford Thunderbird Sport 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FABP61F8H
Thanks to everyone in advance, this a great web site. I have found alot of info. in the archieves about this problem but cannot make it run. This T-Bird has no spark unless you remove the Spout. With the spout removed the ECU will still not ground the injector...
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1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2L air intake VIN: 1ZVBT22L8K
I need help... can anyone tell me where I can find a new air intake elbow that fastens to the throttle body?? the part is no longer availabe from the factory. Is there anyone out there that makes a part for this??? or where would someone give me an idea on who...
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1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.3L Flywheel VIN: 1FTCR14A9K
We have a low pedal condition and suspect that the flywheel may have been resurfaced several times previous to us. We are wondering if anyone has the specification for the original thickness for the flywheel. We are considering installing a new flywheel or res...
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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTEE14NXL
stumble or lag on excell from stops cold and hot. no codes, no data on this van avalible. checked tps, map injector pulse, on labe scope. no glitch on tps, and hrz on map in spec, and injectors do respond. volt drop on tps and map ground at .025 volts. propain...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L abs VIN: 1FTEF15N3S
This truck came in with both brake lights on and low pedal. I found the usual problem, a line leaking between the frame and fuel tank. Repairs were made to the line and the brake system was purged of air. The brakes are mechanically good. The problem is that t...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L not supported CAT VIN: 1FALP5228V
Missouri's new emissions testing program fails vehicles for CAT and O2 monitors reading not supported. We have ran across at least 4 1997 flex fuel Taurus' all showing CAT monitors as not supported. A couple have other codes such as EGR or transmission. The ve...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L O/D Light Flashing VIN: 1FMPU18L5X
We have had this truck for three weeks. This vehicle came because the trans was slipping and the O/D light was flashing. When we were rebuilding the trans we didn't find anything wrong with the trans but the torque converter was badly damage. We replace the to...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDXE45F61
Vehicle has a problem with blue/white smoke while accelerating. It is most noticable in manual 2nd. As you accelerate when you reach 2200 rpm you feel the vehicle loose power and it starts to smoke. If you continue to accerlerate the smoke gets worse till abou... Trouble codes: P0451 (Manifold Intake Air Heater)
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L front timing seal VIN: 1FTNE24242
having a dipute with a insurance co. over book time to change front seal. mitchell calls for 6.2 hours insurance co says all-data is 3.8 because it can be removed with out timing cover removal. any help on this will be appreciated along with the all-data short...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14U52
hello all you ford techs out there. i need some help!!! this ranger will die immediately after start. if you hold your foot on the pedal it will start and run.like if there is no iac flare.there are no codes.fuel pressure is in spec,67 psi.maf is at 5grams per...
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR15E14
This one has me stumped I think I have an engine mechanical problem, but I would like some advise before I tear into this one any further. The truck misfires all of the time on #3. I have good spark at the plug. I swapped the plug and the wire on #3 with anoth... Trouble codes: P0303
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L traction con VIN: 1LNHM82W9X
This is the second lincoln I have seen do this had to let the last one go. The traction control comes on at a steady cruise and shuts the throttle down system wont deactivate until you cycle the key. No data from the abs module while the trac is active, normal...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L battery drain VIN: LNFM82W9XY
The battery goes dead sitting overnight. We checked the drain after the car sits for an hour. 220ma drain found. Ran down the fuse box and pulled each fuse one at a time. #13 - ABS module and Tracs switch - drops to 120ma #15 - multifunction switch - drops to ...
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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L oil pump
we wound up removing the timing cover and oil pan found debri in pan.we wound up replacing the motor.
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26F0V
Thanks all for help. Found ground sheath shorted to injector circuit, location was around turbo housing. Had rubbed thru harness, also opened one set glow plug circuit. Repaired short and open and rerouted harnes from under turbo housing. Thanks all for your h...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTZF1729X
Thanks guys for all the help and advice. After several hours checking different components and going back over what another company had replaced, we found the problem inside the transmission, the torque converter solenoid. When it shorted, the pcm would go cra...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFAFP343IY
THANKS FOR ALL OF THE HELP THAT I RECEIVED FROM FABIO,MICHAEL,MIKE AND MORGAN. AFTER RECEIVING REPLIES, WE DID FIND THAT THERE WAS NOT 5.0 VOLTS COMING FROM PIN# 89 WHITE WIRE OUT OF PCM. WE THEN ORDERED A PCM AND HAD OUR LOCAL FORD DEALER TO REPROGAM THE NEW ... Trouble codes: P1120 (tps low voltage).
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2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L heater VIN: 1FMZU72E92
Well, it's done. Not such a bad job. Yes as many of you mentioned the actuator motor had stripped out gears. The dash did have to come out because the actuator was right behind the driver's kick panel. The blend door was O.K. Many of you mentioned that the mot...
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33P14
Thanks to all that replied- believe it or not the injectors were dirty!! Cleaning injectors brought this vehicle from barely running to running as well as a focus can!! Thanks again, Greg and crew Trouble codes: P2195 (hego sensor trying to correct a rich condition).
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