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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCF15N7G
Truck runs rich at cold idle somewhat but the hotter it get the richer and will began to stumble. Feul pressure is good tried another map even though one on truck checks good. Tps .93 volt closed throttle. Tried unplugging o2 with no change. Engine dies if iac...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11N95
hay this van is killing me please help!!! It cam in a week ago with no start or die when driving. It took me a while to get it to act up but when it did found to have good fuel presh but no spark. Found to have no idm ref signal out of modual and a eratic look... Trouble codes: 121 (closed throttle position out of range)
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1995 Ford Probe 2.5L Charge Gauge
Hello again, This Probe was brought in, when the car is turned off the it wont start again till its jump started. The customer states he noticed charge level gauge is high. I jumped started, checked charge rate at idle 14.2 volts and same with headlights on. ...
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHE24H6T
HELLO, Vehicle came in on a tow, no spark. no codes as the customer replaced the battery. customer already replaced cap, rotor, and coil with no luck. we immediatly replaced the ignition module on the inner fender and still no luck but we have spark coming out...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L alternator? VIN: 2FMDA5142T
A 1996 Windstar came in with a nop charging condition, replaced alternator still no charge, checked internal alternator, regulator fuse,it's good. there is a one way diode in the power distribution box, it has infinite resistance one way and around 1.300 ohms ...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU34E8W
hello all, first time removing intake on ford's 4.0 liter. removed all bolts per alldata and this intake just stares at me. any helpful hints for removing upper and lower intake manifolds on this vehicle would be appreciated. Thanks in advance, Mark
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Battery Drain VIN: 1FMPU18L0X
Expedition came in with almost a 1 amp battery drain. Diagnose problem to GEM. Replaced GEM. Battery drain now at 0.24 amp. Even hours later. Drain coming from fuse 14 (or 15) depending on which schmatic using. 14 is for interior light circuit. If pulled Batte...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L overdrive flash,bogus speedometer readings VIN: 1FDXF46S3Y
while driveing, the overdrive switch flashes and I'll get a po720, and po722.( vss codes) replaced vss sensor but same problem. I can be stopped and the computer will say I am going 50 mph, then 20 mph, and bounce around, (even with sensor unhookd). Seems to d...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L battery drain VIN: 2FMDA5341Y
thanks in advance for your time spent reading this post. i have a ford windstar that will drain the battery in two days. the battery will start the vehicle every day but if left for two days in a row it will not start. the battery tested good with 12.5 volts a...
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP40471
Hello all, This fomoco is getting the best of me. Towed in no start-crank,no start. koeo theft light flashes rapidly. I have run test in alldata test I. I get to part 19 and it says to trigger cluster rf signal to on to check if it will pull volts down on circ... Trouble codes: B1681, P1260
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55272
Need some help guys. Customer installed his own camshaft synchronizer,for a squealing noise,and what appears to be a aftermarket cam sensor. This is the 2 wire cam sensor. Here is the problem. I have set the crank to top dead center and no.1 cylinder on compre... Trouble codes: P1336 (cam crank signal noise/error)
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S62
got a taurus that keeps setting a p1506 run koeo get no codes run koer get no codes let car go returns with a p1506 iac over speed error any one seen this code before car runs great thanks john Trouble codes: P1506
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1968 Ford LTD 302CID Electric Window VIN: 8G66Z16258
To all who helped, I'm an OLD Parts Specialist, NOT a Tech like you guys. I appreciate all the assistance I received from: John (no last name, sorry but you know who you are) Richard in Al. Roland in Ohio John in R.I. Irvin from Pa. Bob [...]...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: GYJE46EDR6
Hi Guys As I said in my post I thought the exhaust might be restricted. Several of you said the map was good and several said bad. However I found a chart in the All Data that showed the map was about right. That left the exhaust, or PCM. So, I pulled the... Trouble codes: 179 (cruise lean limit - Bank 1 still rich), 411 (RPM out of spec.), 334 (EGR EVP voltage above close limit).
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX17271
This problem is finally solved. First let me thank all you wonderful techs who took your time to send me an email with the fix to this problem. Most of you were right on the money. The repair to the lean codes P0171 and P0174 was the intake gaskets from the... Trouble codes: P0171 (System to Lean Bank 1), P0174 (System to Lean Bank 2).
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1983 Lincoln Mark VI 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1MRBP95F7C
OKAY GUYS, SORRY THIS HAS TAKEN SO LONG. BELIEVE IT OR NOT I STILL HAVE THIS CAR AND MANY LATE NIGHTS, HOURS AND WEEK ENDS INVESTED IN THIS CAR. I WAS DETERMINED TO FIX THIS CAR AND POST A FIX FOR EVERYONE. I ATTENDED A 4 DAY SEMINAR WITH 12 OF THE TOP INSTRU...
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2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L compressor wont come on VIN: 5LMF28R31L
Thanks for the emails. It finally came back today and the cust let me work on it today. I went back to the relay and found a little TINY bit of corrosion on one of the relay terminals. It was a termimal I think for of the load side wires to the compressor. I t...
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1995 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1MELM534XS
We have tried all the recommended suggestions, with no success. Further testing has lead us to believe that a fuel pump is needed (shows very bad pattern, even though pressure is good). That is the next step we are taking. We appreciate the suggestions we r...
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