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1985 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Temp blend door VIN: 1FABP44FOF
I need some advise on an 85 Ford Station Wagon. It has auto climate control. I am trying to bypass the temperature door from automatic to manual. The person who owns this car does not have the ability to pay for the repairs. Since I worked on Buicks for 46 yea...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10X6R
TRUCK WAS BROUGHT IN FOR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, MISFIRE AND NO OVERDRIVE,CUSTOMER STATES ALL HAPPENED AT THE SAME TIME. FOUND TRUCK TO HAVE BAD MISFIRE,NO SPARK ON CYLINDERS 2 & 6. HAS NO GROUND SIGNAL FOR THIS CIRCUIT @ COIL. CHECK FOR SIGNAL AT CONTROL MODULE, ... Trouble codes: 629 (tcc solenoid), 212 (no tach processor), 215 (coil 1 failure), 217 (coil 2 failure)
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1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT22B8T
Car is a no start. Car cranks as if either out of time,or a wet secondary. car keeps setting 1345,which is failed cmp sensor. I have checked all power and grounds at dist. Checked cmp signal at dist and ecm in car and signal is there. Replaced dist on the chan... Trouble codes: 1345 (failure of camshaft position sensor)
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F7T
the truck will start cold but after engine warms up it will not start.i have replaced high pressure oil pump and the reservoir is full of oil.i dont have a manual pressure reading but my scan tool reading is about 250 to 300 psi when cranking engine.i do not n... Trouble codes: 1211 (ipc out of range)
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U9V
Car came in for long crank times. After tech replaced spark plugs and crank sensor I got involved. While cranking, there is no communication with the scan tool. As soon as I get communiction, the car starts. During no start condition, radiator fans are on, no ...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X8X
thank u in advance. this for ford exploder is kickin my a##. vehicle came in with a missfire code for cylinder 5. found ignition wire for cylider 5 laying agianst the egr/dpfe tube arcing across. so i replaced the plugs and wires and still had a misfire. the m... Trouble codes: P0305
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRE14W3X
Thanks in advance. Van stalls when put into either forward or reverse. Will not restart unles I cycle the key completly to the off position. Once the key is cycled, it starts instantly. If I do not cycle the key it cranks over just fine, has good spark, but ha...
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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 Explorer XLT 4.6L just the light and code p1824 on the dash VIN: 1FMZU73W32
any known fixes on that light flashing on and off. Does not seem to inter fear with the working of unit.thanks
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Fuel Injection VIN: 2FTRF17293
This truck came in last summer with a crank/no start. We were unable to duplicate the problem and every time we released the vehicle a few days latter after she drove to the store and returned approximately 15 min later the engine would crank (faster than norm...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNM97VXSY
90% of the time the misfire only happens when the car is cold or has been sitting for a while. Check engine light comes on and car shakes when turning the wheel. Misfire is only on number 7 cylinder and never changes. Have checked compression and cylinder leak... Trouble codes: P0307 (misfire)
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Brake Light VIN: 1LNHM97V2X
The car computer shows a message intermittetly check brake lamps. A visual check shows nothing and all lights are working properly. When the message appears, the blinker on a right signal moves very fast. What would cause this type of problem?
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L fading brake pedal VIN: 1LNHM87A61
Brake pedal fades away. Brake mater has been replaced and brake system has been power bleed. Brake pedal is hard and firm when engine is off but fades off when engine is running
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L Traction Control VIN: 2MRDA20244
Howdy guys, this one SHOULD be simple enough to fix, but its not cooperating. I have a code C1288- Brake Pressure Transducer circuit. The way I see it, the switch is closed, and power flows through it all the time to the Brake Controller. The fuse is fine, the...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L fading brake pedal VIN: 2FTHF36G5N
We replace the RABS valve and did the rear brakes, truck works just fine now. We did try and get a f-450 master for the truck but found it would not fit. Thanks for all the help and replys
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L not supported CAT VIN: 1FALP5228V
The fix for the problem comes from the EPA. 1996-2000 flex fuel Taurus'have been included in EPA's appendix D of exempted vehicles.
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L pinion VIN: 1FAFP4446Y
Thanks for all the replies. We installed new pinion and side bearings. Noise went away. Also all the replies help me charge the customer (he was ok with it).
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2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P61
OK, after checking everything twice and three times, there was one thing that was bothering me and that was the different ohms reading I was getting on the 3 cam sensors that I had installed, so,...I decided to get one from the ford dealer, BAM, it was fixed, ... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L battery light on VIN: 1FTRX12W64
thank you guys, the alternator was the problem. its all good now. thank you all for your help
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L cyl head VIN: 1FDNE31MO4
I want to thank every one for their time and knowlege on these repairs. I was shocked to see that the tool from timesert was actually the most common tool used for this repair, lisle and the tool trucks (mac, snap-on) were also popular. I used the timesert and...
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2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZRU5E54
cleaned and tightened the terminals in the relay box, left the new f/pump relay and replaced the pcm relay. also learned that the dpfe can short taking out the relay control(this wasent the case this time) thank you to all that responded. the cust req taking t...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L blower and vent mode,ac comp not ingadgeing VIN: 1FTPW12584
From: Tom from New Jersey Date: Nov 20, 2007 4:10 PM it sounds like you stuck in test mode and you cant get out of it . try this before changing any parts . KOEO headlights on [ lowbeam ] disconnect your neg cable only then step on your brake for 5 seconds...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTRF12215
well steve [...] was correct. thank you for the expert advise.greg
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