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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L brakes VIN: 1FMDU34X7R
the vehicle is a postal carrier. she can get about half way through her route and the brakes are applied but the pedal will drop all the way to the floor. after some time of letting it cool the brakes will work again
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDKE30G3R
HELP!! 1994 Ford E-350. 7.5 Liter. Unstable idle. Feels like a random missfire. Vehicle came in for an unstable Idle. Found vehicle to need maintenance. Spark plug electrodes eroded, terminal in plug wire rusted at dist cap. No codes stored. Replaced secondary...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start, Misfire VIN: IFTDX1764V
hi fello techs: this vehicle came to the shop with its engine change,the problem is this vehicle is not starting from the key so i have to bridge the solenoid switch to get this vehicle started and secondly when this vehicle starts it is misfiring ,only two c...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTSE34SX1
driver called in said it died in flight drove about 100 feet off the road died again towed into our shop. good spark good fuel pressure no injector pulse will run on ether. Tried a known good crank sensor and cam sensor and a known good pcm to no avail.Put all... Trouble codes: P0230
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L abs VIN: 1FMFU18L23
hi guys i have this 2003 expedeition with a track lite on abs light is off scann abs comes up with a ui900 can comm bus fault can find no flow chart for this code can some one help thank you
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L pats, crank no start VIN: 1FMU16W33L
HI: We have a no start condition, anti theft light proves out after few sec. While cranking anti theft light start to blink , also you could hear a relay "start" clicking in passenger fuse box, and loose ngs communiction . No fault code stored in pcm or icm, p...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1FDWF37S83
We have a Ford 350 Super duty truck with electronic 4 wheel drive engagment, The problem is while operating in 4 hi it disengages, when operating selector switch it operates fine 2hi to 4hi to 4 lo any suggestions.
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP33P43
Fellow Techs, This one shakes all the time. Motor runs perfectly, no misses, good fuel trims, etc. Starting cold produces vibration through motor mounts and exhaust. I don't see problem with mounts. Vibration is present at highway speeds as well. Is this a ...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP53U15
We tested fuel pressure at the line that goes into rail show only 28psi when running.Tested pressure at the pump output before the filter 55psi and have a same reading after the filter.Disconnect the line that goes to rail pump output 55psi key on engine off.T... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean bank 1), P0174 (fuel system lean bank 2)
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L courtesy lamps VIN: 2FAHP71W37
Hello All, Been awhile since my last post. I'm working on a 2007 Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor and I've installed an aftermarket (Scytec)remote start 2 way paging alarm system. The problem I'm having comes down to the need for a 12V + or - control trigger...
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1993 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4M2DV11W9P
Help all Mercury / Nissan techs!! This van will intermittently leave head lights on when vehicle is shut off. It will also leave automatic antenna in the extended position, make a clicking noise from under dash like a relay and the automatic seat belt will mov...
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Heatng VIN: 1MELM50U9T
Hello IATN members. I'm stuck with this Sable I don't know what to do next. Customer Complaint is the heater doesn't work. We R&R Heater core, Thermostat, water pump, and installed the Cooling bypass kit from Ford that suppose to fix this problem. At Idle/norm...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L3Y
Cust. states that vehicle doesn't start intermittantly. Every time we tried to start the vehicle, it starts. We give the cust the keys and they take it home and every time the next morning they say that it won't start. this morning i went to cust. house and ve...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L cooling system VIN: 1FTCR15X0R
Most posts were right on the money, after taking a week to mull it over, I finally tried to drill a hole in the t-stat. After this, I finally could keep the needle well within the normal range, although it did still "swing". This told me there has to be a comb...
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Steering effort VIN: 1FMFU18L6U
Well, we fixed this one, sort of. Bryan, Matt, and Steve all suggested disconnecting the column from the gear box to determine if the column joints were binding. We did this and found the column parts to be fine BUT by turning the gear box by hand with the eng...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTEX17L8V
Thanks to all who replied. After i rechecked all the power and ground ckts and tested for 5 volts at the sensors-no 5 volts. I had to send this truck out to the dealer to have a PCM and a reflash. As dealer told me the PCM would not come in flashed. Anyhow aft...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 3rd gear shift VIN: 1FMZU63E92
thanks for all the replys! i had the rebuilder go back threw the transmission and he found the bad servo bores. lucky me! to keep the customer happy i replaced it with a jasper unit. everyone ended up happy but me! guess thats the perks of owning a shop. thank...
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1990 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Misfire, shudder VIN: 1LNLM82F8L
got several suggestions. Tried the ones we had not already done. Car has had 3 dist. We did most good by adjust the throttle to tranny cably. that let it go into lock up overdrive at lot higher speed. Problem not near as bad...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L brake lamps VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
Thanks for all the suggestions guys. This concern is so internmitant I cannot put my finger on the problem. I have narrowed it down to the rear electronics module but it's very expensive and the customer doesn't want to put that amount of money into the vehicl...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L pcv system VIN: 1LNH87A61Y
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. AS STATED BY MANY, THE V8 LS' DO NOT HAVE A PCV VALVE, BUT INSTEAD THEY USE AND ORIFICE TUBE TYPE VENT IN TOP OF THE RH VALVE COVER. I CLEANED THE ORIFICE WITH CARB CLEANER AND A SMALL WIRE BRUSH. I ALSO REPLACED THE PCV TUBE ON THE ...
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