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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP5244R
Our latest nightmare came to us as a crank but no start. Spark was good but we had no fuel, tested CCRM and found a ground signal from ecm but no voltage output to the fuel pump or at least at the time of testing. Replaced CCRM with same results but 1 new symp...
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1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L oil pressure, coolant temp dash indicators VIN: 1FMEU15HXS
I've tried pretty much everything possible, but nothing wants to make it work. New cluster runs over $500, customer doesn't to spend the $500 to fix the vehicle. He wants to know if I can figure out the problem. So guys I need your help on this one.
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 2-3shift VIN: 1FMDU32XXS
dear ford gurus i am a chevy tech with a ford that i dont know if its an electrical concern or not. vehicle will not shift into second gear trans does not slip and has no shift flare. when it comes time to shift rpms raise very high and i force a shift by punc...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L inside heat VIN: 1FAFP4045X
any help is greatly appreciated.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21SXX
we orignally saw this truck in Sept. for the #4 plug blown out of cyl. head. We repaired the stripped plughople and replaced one coil at that time due to a broked mounting ear. all new autolight plugs installed at the same time. fuel filte air filter and motor...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Starter, Radio, PCM VIN: 1FAFP56S6Y
Looking for a really good FORD tech. - Please help! Vehicle drove in with intermitent stall no re-crank complaint. Initially went to start vehicle, no crank, put jump box on battery, started vehicle and drove in shop. Tested battery, tested ok, tried to start,...
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2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P31
Hi everybody and thanks in advance for looking at this this one has me stumped I checked the mass a/f and it consistantly gives a low air flow reading, checked for vacum leaks at the intake disconected the vacum lines and pluged with no change in maf voltage. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P1100, P1000, P0102, P1101
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT2X07271
Help, Iam not at home this is a in laws vehicle,I borrowed vacuum and fuel gauges and generic scan tool. I am on the road, looked at a couple plugs and tips look lean but bases have carbon build up,No unmetered air i can see,sprayed some carb cleaner around ma... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L starter VIN: IFP3D2W3U6
cant get truck to start driving me crazy please help
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L eng. noise when hot VIN: 1FTRW07613
i, would like to know if anyone else has seen this type of problem before. t/c job seems expensive and i don't want to be wrong after quoting this type of job. my experience tells me timing chain, but at that milage i keep second guessing myself. bruce gresse
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L eatc VIN: 1FTRW08L73
Vehicle has no floor output when you command floor. Checked operation of control motor for floor door with vac pump right behind EATC and I get the door to move fine. There is good vac on black hose @ eatc and I can switch all other modes fine. I did verify th...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L MIL Lamp on, EXTENDED CRANK VIN: 1FTNX20P94
hellow deisel techs...Day before yesterday customer said that truck had extended crank before starting. Check engine light came on at that time and stayed on. Truck has extended crank every start, customer states worse when colder. Houston got its first cold s... Trouble codes: P2285 (injector control circuit pressure low)
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P36
I have a truck here that will not start after it warms up. The code lead me to look at high press oil pressure. it is 111 psi while cranking. I replaces the IPR but no change. here are some readings I collected while cranking icp=111 ipr=85% rpm=179 at Idle ... Trouble codes: P2291
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMPU28ALX
good day all. i'm getting moisture inthe coils causing random missfires. i've replaced all coils and the cover on no 1 side. seems every few months it comes back with missfire codes. last time i relaced the spark plugs and coated them with dielectric grease bu... Trouble codes: P0301
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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L intake manifold
Has anyone found a way to reseal the heater port on these plastic intakes other than replacing the intake? This one is leaking at the pressed in brass heater hose port. We have had others leaking at the temp sensor port (same problem) and have changed the inta...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1987 Ford Thunderbird Sport 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FABP61F8H
Thanks for all of the replies. It was a ground problem at the EEC relay as most of you suggested. Once I found the relay, (right were is suppose to be, rather hard to see), I made a new ground. The ground near the battery tested fine. The car runs great, t...
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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FBJ531H9R
HELLO GROUP I FOUND A INTAKE LEAK IN THE UPPER PLENUM AT INNER REAR OF INTAKE PASSENGER SIDE.I SPRAYED CARB SPRAY AND IDLE CHANGED. REPLACED PLENUM GASKET AND IT HELPED CONSIDERABLEY. IT STILL HAD A SLIGHT HICCUP EVERY NOW AND THEN,BUT NOT AS SEVERE AS BEFORE....
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1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L abs module VIN: 1FALP53S5T
I followed the advise of Fred from New Jersey. He had it right on how to pin down the ABS mod ffrom the rest of the system. After I swapped the wires at the ABS unit it did not change the LR DTC. I replaced the ABS unit form the wrecking yard and all is good. ...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRE14W3X
Thanks all, I removed the throttle body, cleaned the heck out of it, installed all new gaskets, new iac motor, smoked checked for vac leaks... In the end the same result. After re-reading a lot of posts about tranny problems and after several test drives I a...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46F7Y
Finally got an answer from the customer if it was ok or not.I was told that it was great for a week or so and back to not starting if it sat.Had customer bring back in,got Ok to replace low pressure oil pump since I didnt feel that is was losing oil(like from ...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMDU72X9Y
A lot of people suggested an overhaul - they were right. Another used transmission fixed this car. Valve body gasket was blown too. We installed the new updated parts from dealer, but that did not fix it. Customer did not have enough money for a rebuilt, used ...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L hard start and smoke VIN: 1FDAF57F7Y
SORRY FELLOW TECHS, BUT I DID NOT FIX THIS VEHCLE. I RECEIVED SEVERAL RESPONSES THAT SUGGESTED CHECKING ICP PRESSURE, INJECTOR BALANCE TESTS, AND OIL QUALITY. ALL THE ABOVE WERE CHECKED AND RECHECKED, BUT BEFORE I COULD GO FURTHER, THE CUSTOMER LOST PATIENCE W...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F01
Thanks to Sean & Chris for the tip on how to check glowplugs. one end of test light to positive battery, the other end to the 4 outer most terminals on the valve cover gasket plug, 2 terminals per side (4 glowplugs) the outer two on both ends are the glow plug... Trouble codes: P0541 (intake heater), P0476 (exhaust pressure control valve), P0675 (glow plug cylinder 5), P0674.
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W33
Thanks for all of the responses. I did find that I was losing the injector pulse at the PCM. Installed a new PCM and customer has been driving for a couple of weeks without incedent. So I am posting this as a fix since he said it was occuring daily before. Aga... Trouble codes: P0205 (Cylinder 5 Injector Circuit Fault), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected), P0316 (Engine Misfire Detected On Start-Up).
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Unknown VIN: 4M2ZU862ZJ
there is not a fix for this one because i jumped the gun and was thinking it was a auto 4x4 instend of all wheel drive sorry for the post and thank you all who send help.
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