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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FBJS31G7J
I have this van that came in for a dying & low power. I have checked fuel press (41 lbs) also the exhaust it showed about 2.5 lbs so took the pipes loose from the manifolds. I still have the same problem so I pluged the return fuel line to increase fuel press ...
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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHE2HY2R
I have a delivery van thats acting funny. It has one code for spark output circut.I have alldata and the test calls for the BOB. I dont have access to a break out box. Is there any other way to test for this code? Trouble codes: 213 (Spark output circut open)
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L radiator VIN: 2FTHF36G6S
this has been baffling all involved this was a preveously rebuilt engine 3 years ago by another shop. It came to us last fall running overheating, we put on a water pump and fan clutch. no help. replaced the radiator no help. The customer needed the truck so h...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L ignition fuse VIN: 1FALP6539T
got this one for a no start. ignition/drl fuse was blown. it is fuse #4 in the underhood fuse panel. it protects the alternater, ignition coil and the pcm power relay. put in new fuse and it ran fine for approx 1 hour, tried to find reason for blown fuse (none...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAW57S83
Hello, We have this 2003 F550 CrewCab Box truck with 6.8 L V10. The truck has an intermittant miss that will come and go at idle. It will also intermittantly miss on accel., sometimes a pretty solid miss, other times a very faint miss, other times not there at...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10D43
first of all, i want to say thanks in advance for the your time, hope somebody had this problem before. this ranger came in towed with a cranks wont start problem, we could never duplicate customer complaint at work. we replace IAC valve because idle won't go ...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21505
P0174, Bank 2 lean code. Fuel trims however show both banks lean. Thought we had this one fixed when we replaced the plugged fuel filter. Truck came back with same code. Fuel rail pressure holds at 39-40. Freeze frame st1= 2.3 st2= -3.9 LFT1=15 LFT2= 20. ECT= ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Late shifts /med throttle VIN: 1FAFP24135
Driving @ light throttle the transmission will upshift gears 1 thur 6 by about 50 mph with tp% @ about 25 to 30%. With med throttle transmission will wind out to 4,500 or 5,000 rpm's unless you lift pedal. This car has the CAN system, has anyone runinto this...
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2005 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1FTNS24L45
I need some help on this on.I have not run across this code before. Driver complained about no throttle responce, Fond some blown fuses. Van will run fine in the shop. No codes for koer or pending. Took for test drive and shure enghough as soon as I went to ge... Trouble codes: P2107, P2110
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5LMFU27R14
vehicle hesitates under a load on acceleration. we swept the tps. working ok. fuel pressure does no drop when it cuts out. when it first came in there were no codes. after it started acting up we found po320. then once in awhile it will barely run and the code... Trouble codes: P00, 320 (ckp circuit), P0351
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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Fuel gage VIN: 1FTDF15YXH
Hi to all iatn members who took their valuable time to read and respond to my help request. Although the problem turn out to be a commun defect in this particular vehicle, it help me a lot. After explaining to customer about the irregularity of the fuel gage, ...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCUZ2X6V
This explorer hasn't been back yet, but I was told the check engine light is still on the gas cap didn't fix it. I'm still curious how a re-flash could effect the parameters for setting this code. Trouble codes: P0466.
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1769W
Thank you for all the replies. I knew about the vacuume leaks at the pcv, but had never seen an egr valve leak out the vent holes under the casing. I cleaned the maf and replaced a stuck pcv valve. Codes are gone and idle is much better.
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMZA5145Y
THANK YOU FOR ALL WHO RESPONDED, MOST OF THE SUGGESTION HAD BEEN TRIED, WE DID REMOVE THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION AGAIN AND FOUND THAT THE FLYWHEEL DID HAVE A WEIGHT ON IT, WE CHANGED BACK TO ONE WITHOUT WEIGHT BUT IT STILL HAS THE SAME VIBRATION. THE HARMONIC...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAHP56S71
Thanks to Jim and Ed for their help. Ed was right, the PCV valve was stuck open. I elected to remove it to check it out, could blow through it both ways. Put a new one in it, and it runs great. Not really a bad job, its alot easier than it looks, after you rem...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L prolonged crank time
Cleaning IC regulator, resealing injectors, and 2 good batteries seems to have this one up and running. I was waiting for customer reply, but haven't heard anything yet. I guess no news is good news. Trouble codes: P1212.
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S02
Thanks to all who replied. yes it was the ecm;s coil driver that was bad. i lab scoped the primary pattern for for cyl #3.#4 right out of the ecm and it was not good compared to other cylinders... Trouble codes: P0352.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, NO POWER VIN: 1FTNF21P74
thanks for all the replies the codes for exhaust back pressure were the problem seems there must be some recall for the plugs on the exhaust back pressure sensor the plug was replaced about 4 inches up in the wiring harness repaired plug and truck runs great b... Trouble codes: P0046, P0470.
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2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57655
Jim was completely correct!! The PCM was giving data but it needed to be programed for the correct car, therefore that data was incorrect. Thanks for the help guys. Dewey Trouble codes: P1288 (Cyl head temp sensor out of range), P1711 (TFT Sensor out of range), P0603 (Internal control mod Kam error).
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