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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMCU14T9J
this thing has been a complete nightmare. gentelman shows up with vehicle, requests new enigine. install jasper reman. replaced all sensors and distributor as precaution as well as all new injectors. idle quality is very poor, seem to be running rich at idle. ...
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14H2R
Good Evening, We have a fun one here, Engine will skip under light load mostly write after it shifts into overdrive and you barley roll into the throttle. It doesn't drop just one cylinder it feels like the hole engine will momentarily shut off. We have run t...
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDLF47F4S
I am looking for wireing digram for the injecter need that to check the injecters and honest under the valve cover. think you everyone. James
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F9S
I got a call from this customer that his truck started yesterday then died 2 minutes later. The temp outside at the time was 25 degrees. He said he went to restart it and it started then died immediately. Went to start it again and all it would do was spin ove...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FTCR14A1V
the problen on this track is loss power aster 60 milie andengine piging i have good fuel presue 35-40 psi timing good i replace flow sensoe about tree mounth if any bady ken gime any idia, luis [...] thank you
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAK91131X
We got this escort from another shop, the problem is no spark on the two center cylinders (2&3) good spark on (1&4). There is power B+ from the center wire on the coil connector & a off-on signal from the computer to both outer wires on the coil connector. Get...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air suspension VIN: 1FMFU18L1Y
truck came in with uneven ride height tilted on left side high than right side front and rear have a code of c1790 air suspension left rear airspring output circuit failure...pumpseem not to engage sometime come on ford tech gave me a good line on this and som...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRWO8LX1
oil leaking under intake setting in the valley leaking then leaking out the back the engine. where is the oil comeing from, where it would be the probable cause.
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2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07392
The vehicle is here for a state emissions test with a MIL on. Fault message logged is PO171 & PO174, lean condition. Inspection found PCV system failed all hoses leading from the induction system are dripping with oil. The MAS sensor also oil contaminated. Bef...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Fuel in coolant VIN: 1FDWF36F72
This truck came into my shop with a complaint of fuel in the coolant. There was not any excessive pressure in the cooling system. After talking with a few other techs and confirming the fuel in the coolant resivoir I removed the heads to have new injector cups...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S02
This is the second 2002 3.0L DOHC I've encountered with the exact same misfire. This vehicle has a persistent misfire on cylinder #3. I have checked the spark plugs and ohm'd #3 plug wire. All was OK. I mixed up the plugs and switched #1 & #3 plug wires. The m... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected), P0316 (Misfire Immediately After Start-up)
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW30P05
No START COLD WE ONLY HAVE A MASTERTECH THAT CAN ONLY READ GLOBAL OBD II BASICALY A CODE READER. No CODES BUT THE SCANNER SAID THAT THE ENGINE LOAD IS AT 99.5 PERCENT EVEN WHEN NOT CRANKING. WE CAN PLUG THE VEHICLE IN TO START, BUT WE DON'T KNOW IF WE SHOULD J...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21505
I have a 2005 F250 that has an intermittentno start condition. When it acts up there is no power from the fuel pump relay to the inertia switch. My question is where is the fuel pump relay located? Mitchel and All Data both say that its in the underdash fuse b...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air suspension VIN: 5LMPU28L6W
Good afternoon everyone, hope you can help me. 1998 Lincoln Navigator came in about six months ago with very loud air commpressor. Installed new motorcraft pump and vehicle left. About two weeks later the rear air bage would not inflate and commpressor continu...
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L abs VIN: 1ZWFT61L22
looking for some help from you ford guys we have this cougar that has the abs active on almost all stops no codes present all wheel speed sensors read within 2 klms differance don`t see anything out of the ordinary thanks dave
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L spark plug holes VIN: 1FALP62W6T
Well the car was tuned up with silicone around the plug wires to try and prolong the amount of time before the wires become saturated again and it starts missing.Customer was informed of wires being covered with oil and told it would be expensive to fix.I stil...
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1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTFX28L6V
3 catagories of tips came from all 13 of you,thank each of you.1st of all proper oil and motorcraft filters are used on this vehicle. 2nd was timing chain to push rod noise; noise is not picket up with a stethescope in those areas, and noise is nonexistant war...
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1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L oil change reminder VIN: 2FMZA5343X
We have a fix to this earth shattering oil change reminder light problem. Thanks to Tom [...] for the first correct response and to the other replies. Solution- When you get to the question screen release the reset button and press again until it clears. The owner...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L drive belt VIN: 2FMZA5141Y
Thanks for the help. Most of the replies helped in one way or the other. Two seperate things were causing the chirp and stall. The PS was slightley out of alignment and the cam synchronizer shaft busings were worn out. i was ablie to realign the ps pump by ...
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2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, Misfire, int. backfires VIN: 1FTRE14202
It was really great to get so many replies, with all good ideas. The keyway issue was the most popular, we removed the balancer to find the keyway in good shape, also fuel pressure and volume was both fine, pressure looked good while underway with the symptom ...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Temp gauge
I am sorry I put over 100 miles on this truck and could not duplicate symptom. I would have changed the cylinder temperature sensor and tried it but it's under the intake manifold. I bought a subscription to Ford's online technical service and found some infor...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWF37P16
Thanks to all who responded. Steven [...] actually answered the questions I posted. The ICP sensor sticks out of the front of the right valve cover. The IPR is under the turbo on the left side. The high pressure pump is under the turbo...
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