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1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L not sure VIN: 1FMCU14T0H
This vehicle has a vibration that starts around 55mph and continues through 85mph, it doesnt completely go away, it just decreases considerably, almost unnoticable. Vibration is'nt affected by RPM or what gear the tranny is in and vibration DOESNT get faster w...
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1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Vibration VIN: 1FMCU14T0H
This vehicle has a vibration that starts around 55mph and continues through 85mph, it doesnt completely go away, it just decreases considerably, almost unnoticable. Vibration is'nt affected by RPM or what gear the tranny is in and vibration DOESNT get faster w...
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1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Drive train VIN: 1FMCU14T0H
This vehicle has a vibration that starts around 55mph and continues through 85mph, it doesnt completely go away, it just decreases considerably, almost unnoticable. Vibration is'nt affected by RPM or what gear the tranny is in and vibration DOESNT get faster w...
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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP6240P
Engine cranks, starts and stalls repeatedly then will run fine for days. all scope patterns look good, PIP and SPOUT scope patterns as well as injector patterns do not go away first when engine quits. What I do have is an ignition primary scope pattern that WI... Trouble codes: 211 (Erratic PIP signal seen at ECM)
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1996 Ford Escort 1.9L powertrain VIN: 3FASPAS5J9
I have this escort that is just beating the customer badly. It came in for a vibration under load around 55-70. We replaced the right axle and balanced the tires. The vibration is still there. Found bad motor mounts and replaced all 3 and the left axle. Replac...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Power locks VIN: 1FDRE1461W
Well this is a used car for a rather large car lot. Its a 98 E150 Conversion van. I am having problems with the Power Door locks. I am using MOD5, which I must say, really sucks, but its all I have right now. The problem I'm having is the door locks will not...
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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45F4Y
hay boys, i have this stroker here and my problem is that at 1st start up, it starts and runs for about 5 seconds shuts down and then has a long crank and then it starts. i have replaced low pressure oil pump and houseing and ipr still no help. when i check th...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMDU31X2K
Customer dropped off vehicle for a ticking noise under the hood after vehicle warms up...i verified the ticking she was hearing and found a tsb 06-3-5 which state the noise is from the left bank cylinder head. Noise was at the rear of the left bank cylinder he...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L TFT sensor VIN: 1FMYU04172
Using Ford tests to check Transmission fluid temp sensor. pull harness conector at harness key on pin 2 to pin 3 4.28 volts spec is 4.75 to 5.25 "checks a little low" check across pin 2 to pin 3 at transmission 55 degrees ambient temp 39 ohms; spec is 32to 68 ...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L engine/trans/steering VIN: 2FMZA51452
Thanks in advance to all!I am posting this for another tech in the shop.What we have is a vibration/rumble/droning noise/buzzing noise and feel at 1900 rpm's up to 3000rpm's.You only feel and hear this in the driver seat,steering wheel,dash and drivers floor b...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F83
This truck came in on a hook. It started right up in the shop for about 2-3 minutes. If you let it sit a short while it will start back up and do the same. ICP voltage and pressure stay high. Fuel pressure stays up even while engine begins to stall. I'm not a ...
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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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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L speedometer gauge VIN: 1FDAF56P75
Thanks for any help in advance. This F550 flatbed truck came in with the speedometer stuck at 45-50 mph. When we hooked up the scanner and did a self-diagnostic check on the instrument panel, the guages worked correctly - they swept to max and to min correctly...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L fuel gauge VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
This vehicle has been in several times for an inop fuel gauge. Each time the test results are the same, and each time it returns. I installed a gauge tester to test cluster. After testing on several settings the readings on the gauge were good. I then ohmed ou...
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2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S60
I hope there is someone out there who has seen this before, and can maybe shed some light on this for me, it's looking kind of dark to me. Vehicle belongs to very good customer, she keeps it well maintained and rarely declines a repair. Came in for mil and int... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire detected cyl 5)
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2L air intake VIN: 1ZVBT22L8K
thanks for all the help with contacts for the parts I needed.Ford nor mazda have any parts for this car(even special order)
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L air bag light flashing VIN: 3FALP6530S
Hi all sorry it's taken so long. came down with the flu. any way Bob airbagexprt hit the nail on yhe head. it was a code 51 instead of 15 my mistake, problem was airbag diagnostic module located behind center consoul passenger side. replaced and all is well. ...
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP4041S
Before pulling fender and after reading replies (most were fealing that a ground side short wont damage the coil this way) I hooked a good coil on the old coilpack up to a fuse and batery and it did short the primary but only after being left for 5+ min and i... Trouble codes: P1354, P0302, P0306.
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L abs VIN: 1FTEF15N3S
Thanks for the replies. I did get conflicting locations as to where the ABS diagnostic wire is located. However, in the process of trying to locate it I was looking in the area of the instrument panel and steering column. I noticed that the wiring harness just...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDLF4F5SE
thanks to EVERYONE who responded to my post !!! usually i try to e-mail everybody personally , but i'm too busy. a bad intake valve was the problem , but my idiot boss sold the customer an injector first thanks , lewis
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6530T
as a few of you have mentioned the wire harness is deteriorating. the value of the car is not worth the time and parts to fix. customer decided to abort this mission. thanks to all who responded. hope some day i can return the favor
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FU467FHNW
Sorry for the delay on this one guys... It was an easy one, but I didnt think the Coil pack would kill all the cylinders.. New coil pack fixed it.
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTRX18L9Y
Thanks for the overwhelming support on this one. The vast majority of replies suggested I replace the IAC (idle air control) motor. You guys were right on target. I replaced the IAC and the truck has not stalled once. Thanks
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L front timing seal VIN: 1FTNE24242
the insurance co. times were wrong thanks for all the responses.
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14U52
I WOULD FIRST LIKE TO THANK ALL WHO REPLIED,ECSPECIALLY PAUL FROM WASH.,AND JIM FROM GEORGIA.THE TSB GOT ME HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.WHEN I SAW THE DUTY CYCLE AT 13% AT IDLE WHILE RUNNING, AND REALIZED IT WAS SUPPOSE TO BE 30-40%. I FIGURED I HAD A VACUUM...
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDNE24M34
yay fixed the damn thing changed all eight injectors fuel trim is now plus 3 long term and starts right up expensive fix but not my money thanx for the help i got now i can sleep.
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L abs VIN: 1FMCU96H16
ok i sent this vehical to a dealer i do have a tech in school now, learning hybirds he said don't touch it too..so i'm closing this as fixed due to the fact i fixed it by not working on it
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