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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14N8T
unable to test computer, no breakout box or technical experience or trainging w/ecms. Have power probe, dvom & modis scan tool.
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L lights VIN: 2FMDA5149T
all lights incl dash/park/inter/underhood all flicker/ all grounds to bat cleaned and inspected
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2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FAFP6631Y
We just put a used motor in this contore. the prob lem is when the motor and trans are tightend together the motor will not spin. like the convertor is not fully seated. we have tried several times to get the conv in further, put on the original flywheel, chec...
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1983 Lincoln Mark VI 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1MRBP95F7C
I NEED YOUR HELP YOU FORD GUYS! CUSTOMER BROUGHT CAR TO MY SHOP RUNNING RICH AND GETTING VERY POOR GAS MILEAGE. BLACK SMOKE IS VISIBLE FROM EXHAUST BUT NOT EXTREMELY HEAVY.CUSTOMER ALSO DRILLEED HOLES IN FRONT OF CONVERTERS(THINKING IT WOUL RUN BETTER?)CUSTOME...
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1987 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTJW35L4H
finally found and proved the ignition coil getting hot and braking down. this vehicle is a strange 1987 vehicle. eec 3 igniton, carb. duel fuel tanks and no frame helper pump. most help at least help me stay with the igniton system even tho most help refered t...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L ABS pump VIN: 1FMDU34X8P
Well, it's fixed. This Explorer had several issues, so it was not as cut and dried as I thought it would be at first. First off, the ABS ECU was defective, the first thing that was replaced. That killed the defective ECU code, but left me with a new code for R...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No compression on left bank VIN: 2FAFP71W9Y
As most replies stated, I recommended replacing the engine due to the fact that more engine damage might have occurred when the left timing chain went out. Fact that the car was towed in just before Christmas, the customer keep calling 2-3 times a day to "kick...
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2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU64W44
The short answer is that the left hand cam was one tooth retarded. Roy was being told that being a tooth out would not set this code, but others had corrected the same code by corrected cam timing. Roy finally found a scope and was able to determine that th... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14554
When I contacted Ford about updates for this truck I mentioned that it was a drive by wire throttle. The dealer said that the serial number did not identify this truck as a drive by wire vehicle, he said it had to have a cable from the pedal to the throtttle b...
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