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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDLF47F8T
Got this one after it quit on customer while driving. Had code p1212 injector control pressure not at expected. Checked pressure with scanner, and it takes a long time to build up to where engine will start. Changed oil to see if that would help, truck started... Trouble codes: P1212
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L lock up VIN: 1FTJW35F1T
Vehicle came in od light flashing. Extracted code 1728 slip detected. Cleared code and road test Code returns afther 20 mile run. Problem is i see lock up solenoid come on but lock up percentage remains 0 no lockup feel either. Ialso noticed the vss was a litt...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14V9X
Have one that is running on three cylinders, codes stored for misfire cylinder 4,5 and 6. All on drivers side of engine. Tried new coil pack with no luck, checked for spark on all three cylinders and spark looked the same as cylinders that are firing correctly... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire bank five), P0304 (misfire bank four), P0306 (misfire bank six)
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTZFO7251
hay guys how you doing , need little help, has anyone have fuel system bank 2 disabled, fuel trims are -3 short,-5 long,on bank 2- . fuel press good no air leak or vacumm [...] are dancin great iac looks good well tell me the problem over lookin something o... Trouble codes: 300
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTZR15UX1
Customer stated vehicle ran fine till he stopped for gas. On restart no power, he limped it into the shop. Next morning it would not start. Checked spark,injector flash,and fuel pressure(63lbs,Volume good) - All OK. Found fuel filter VERY dirty and plugged,rep...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU04182
hi there fellow techs- i have a escape here with a solid cylinder misfire on #'s 4 and 6 i read previous posts and checked the continuity of the signal wires from the pcm to the affected ignition coils and all is good- i have good compression on both cylinders... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire)
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L vdf
Vehicle came in with po528, (visctronic drive fan speed sensor circuit malfunction.) Customer says 4 wheeel drive will not engage all the time. Idle engine, fan speed 500 rpm, 2000 engine, rpm fan speed 570. Anyone know if these value are within range, cannot ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX31P43
Today theis 6.0 Ford is back on a chain again at closing time. I stayed late to pull codes,do a koeo test, and find that fuse f2 #105 to the fuel heater is blown again. I'm not much experienced on this engine and am learning slowly! Customer stated that before... Trouble codes: P0263, P0266, P0281, P0500, P1378
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2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52244
Help Ford guys. I have a 2004 Taurus with missfire codes and rich code (po302 po303 po300 po316 p2196. We inspected and found the engine had been neglected of any tune up maintenance so we did a complete tune up. After tune up though cyls 1-3 dont have any rea... Trouble codes: 300 (random missfire), 174
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW20P44
hello all...truck was a trade in came from a dealer not running...cleared all codes after documenting them, i had a p2291 return. during cranking i had 100 psi max at icp...i replaced the high pressure oil pump and truck now will start after 20 sec of cranking... Trouble codes: P0263 (cyl 1 contribution or balance), P0401 (egr ins. flow), P2285 (icp sensor output high voltage), P2291 (icp low), P2614 (cam sensor output), P2617 (crank sensor output)
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P06
Ok Ford diesel techs. I know there have been huge problems with this engine. I have talked to a number of techs and seem to be getting all kinds of different responses, so lets see what the masses say. This truck came in on the hook. It stalled on the guy whil... Trouble codes: P2290 (ICP pressure low)
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2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Coasting Downshift VIN: 1FAFP24186
Car har just been to the local Ford dealer for diagnosis.It is a little over 3k miles out of warranty. The Ford people told the owner it needed a new trans because some clutches were burned up, and it would be 6k bananas to repair.Ouch!The problem as explained...
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2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP36N77
Today, the car started-up right away and while it seems to run ok, there is some noted problems. The O2 is lazy. It looks like the car has only traveled 45 miles on a half tank of gas and there is soot all over the car. There is a slight mis-fire under accel.... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich B1), P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Range), P0300 (Random mis-fire 301 302 303 304 also), P0316 (P2196- Lack of H02S B1S1 indicates rich), P2196 (Lack of H02S B1S1 indicates rich)
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1990 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Misfire, shudder VIN: 1LNLM82F8L
Posting for my nieghbor. He has a 1990 Town Car 5.0. It has a slightly rough idle. Main problem is fells like a misfire or shudder on light accell. Seems to be real bad after torque converter locks up. It locks up at about 23-25 mph. Under light load test it f...
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM91V0S
Customer brought vehicle to us complaining of hesitation, cutting out, and stalling. Drove vehicle to confirm problems, they are for sure present. Hooked up Scanner and found that the V-Ref. voltage would drop to zero, same for System voltage. At the same time...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L brake lamps VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
The rear brake lamps illuminate on the own at times only with the key in the off position. I have removed the brake pedal input from the abs/tcs module and the concern it still present. the concern will go away only when abs/tcs module is disconnected. I have ...
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2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L compressor wont come on VIN: 5LMF28R31L
Hello and thanks in advance for the help. The cust came in with his rear susp. bottomed out and the "check susp" popping on. The cust had already replaced the compressor himself. I first checked all the fuses, ok. I scanned with a Matco Determinator, and got c...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L power deck lid/ trunk release VIN: 1LNHM83W63
i need some help and/or advice on this one. the customer's complaint is his trunk release button and the remote does not release the deck lid, (it will release with the key), and when this problem exists, the pull down motor won't operate either. this car also...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L electric cooling fan VIN: 1FALP42T4S
Guys , I have checked all the possibilities that you have suggested It comes to an end that we have to replace the pcm, as of now the pcm is not available and we have to order it.I will just close this help request of mine. Anyway thank you guys for your suge...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L valve train VIN: 1FTRX17WXX
Thank u all for your replies... iplled the timing cover and the tech that previously did the job had the timing right but the right bank tensioner was completely collapsed... i replaced the guides and tensioners on both sides and bingo no more noise... i appre...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNE24291
After reviewing several of the responses that stated the valve must have some backpressure on it to operate properly, I decided to reinstall the original valve & apply vaccum to it while running, it promptly stalled the engine so I was assured it was operatio... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W83
SORRY GUYS SENT THIS ONE TO FORD.STILL RUNS RICH ON BK.2. FORD IS SURE THAT IT IS A INTERNAL ENGINE PROBLEM ON BK 2, LIKE CAMSHAFT OUT OF TIME.THEY WANT TO SELL HIM COMPLETE ENGINE INSTEAD OF FIXING THIS ONE.WE MAY NEVER KNOW WHAT THE OUTCOME OF THIS ONE IS!!! Trouble codes: P0175 (fuel trim rich bk.2).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L whistle noise VIN: 1FTPW14554
All the replies were very good and a possibility, this vehicle did not have an iac valve and the pcv is a drilled orfice in the valve cover- ruling out those two possibilities. disconnection all external vacuum lines had no effect. and removeing the intake ai...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L abs VIN: 2FAHP71W65
GOT SOME GOOD STARTING POINTS AND WILL CHECK EACH ONE WHEN THE VEHICLE SHUTS DOWN FOR AWHILE. WE HAVE GOTTEN HIT WITH RECORD SNOW THIS YEAR AND THE WHOLE FLEET IS BEING USED AT ALL TIMES. I HAVE TALKED WITH THE DRIVER AND HE STATES LIGHT ONLY COMES ON ONCE IN...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L transfer case VIN: 5LMPU28A2X
This one is fixed. The problem ended up being that that shift motor was not fully disengaging. Replaced shift motor and all is well. The other strande part is that there is about 6 volts going to the magnitic clutch. But seems to be working fine.
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Interior lights door locks VIN: 1LNHM97V72
Thanks to all the replies it turned out to be the door pad like everybody said excellent job guys thank you and god bless
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6245V
had several helpful replies. Most of them were of some help. We found out that BARO is a calculated value the PCM figures from TPS and MAF readings. After replacing our MAF we had to clear no only codes but also long ter... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1), 174 (lean bank 2).
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2001 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L heat VIN: 1FM89037LM
Im sorry about the lack of info but I was hoping for a quick fix.But unfortunatly it turn out to be long fix.I really want to thank everbody who told me check the blend air door.It was broken on the inside.So I had to R&R the heater box.I was not happy about t...
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