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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEX14N2K
Vehicle comes in for a intermittent high idle concern. This occurs after the vehicle is warmed up. Sometimes it will idle under 1000 rpm. Sometimes as soon as you rev the engine a few times, the rpm stays around 3000 rpm until the next cold start-up. I have tr...
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 2FTJW35M5P
this is my son in laws truck who is in another state at the moment. i have not the knowledge of a diesel to tell him what to do ecept check for power at glow plugs. there was none. it will only start cold when you use starting fluid. there is a cilcking noise ...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Light VIN: 1FMZU34E9X
Hi Folks. This Explorer drove in with an erratic no start complaint from the customer. The next morning it cranked but had no injector pulse. Later it started right up. We noticed that as long as the antitheft light was blinking that it would start. No light, ...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FAFP73W3Y
i got this crown vic in my shop that will misfire almost every time under light acceleration. it only misfires while driving if driven like grandma, any real acceleration and the vehicle runs fine. it also pings at times which seems to come and go. we replaced... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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2002 Ford E-550 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDAW57F12
hi their techs this vehical came in stalling will not idle does it when ever it feels like it. it starts but wiil not stay idling if you baby the the throttle you can keep it running but for me if i play with the throttle it will eventually will stay idling bu...
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24253
ok driveability gurus this van is frustrating me i cant find anything wrong but it has a miss under a load. plugs are good, wires good, egr disabled,fuel psi good what else could it be... any help is appreciated!
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2005 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.8L air bag VIN: 1FMNU45S95
Hello fellow IATN members, I have a strange request here. I have a fleet customer with a Ford Excursion 4WD. He crashed vehicle and fleet operation manager asked me if there is any way to see how fast the driver was going at the time of the crash. I have a For...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34XON
Hay guys Thanks for all your help. I went and smoked the moter and I found that the intake air tube had two small craks on the bottem just behind the mass air flow. Installed a new one and it ran like a charm. Thanks again Mike at Ultimate Auto Care
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14H2R
Bad ECM. I've never seen one fail this way. With MAP sensor connected, all powers, grounds and signal wires at ECM have electronic noise. Disconnect MAP sensor and all the signals are clean. New MAP sensor, no difference. New ECM, all the signals are clea...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34XIX
1999 ford explorer 4.0 mil light p 1309 ignition code.As it turned out the drive unit for the cam sensor had worn teeth and jumped the cam sensor out of timing. New gear, retime cam sensor.The light is out Trouble codes: 1309 (ignition /misfire code).
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA55472
THANKS EVERYONE FOR ALL THE HELP. I RE CHECKED FOR A LEAK WHEN IT WAS COLD & FOUND THE INTAKE LEAKING. REPLACED IT & CLEARED THE CODES. I HAVE JUST GIVEN THE VEHICLE BACK TO THE CUSTOMER & FEEL CONFIDENT THAT WE HAVE THE PROBLEM FIXED. THANKS SO MUCH AGAIN. PA... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTRW08613
Sorry not to get back to you guys sooner. Customer has been driving vehicle since I posted the help request, problem has not resurfaced, truck runs fine with no overheating. Maybe just had an air pocket from changing the thermostat? Something tells me this isn...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Battery VIN: IFTNF21585
The cluster seemed to have indeed fixed this truck... after PROPERLY measuring key-off draw, it dropped to 45mA... waaaay acceptable. The key is using the right test equipment and having PATIENCE... to time-out(sleep) certain modules at full power (in this cas...
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