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1985 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDU12NXF
Hello group! I hope someone can shed some light on strategies on this early Ford EFI. This one came in for a NOX failure-2000ppm @ 15mph. HC & CO were very low. I confirmed the condition with the 5 gas. Installed breakout box, watched O2-cycles for 3-10 second... Trouble codes: 34 (EVP closed signal high)
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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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1990 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Starter VIN: 1FTCR14TOL
Hi all Ford techs, hope you can help me out here a bit. This 2.9 has given me fits for a couple of years. The drive seems to only make contact on the edge of the ring gear, so the drive doesn't last very long. I need to be able to adjust this starter to sit cl...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L throttle valve VIN: 2FTEF15N8P
I am replacing the trans in this truck and need to adjust the throttle valve (TV) cable it's an AOD trans. It calls for a special tool ( # T86L-70332-A ). It looks like it could be easily fabricated if I knew the thickness of it. Can someone please tell me the...
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1994 Ford F450 Super D 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDLF47F7R
Customer (side job) complained that the truck was smoking (white) profusely. And no power. Checked codes the only code at the time was P0470 EBP was at constant 53 PSI Changed EBP sensor and cleaned tube also changed thermostat at customers request. Road tes... Trouble codes: P1211 (ICP too high or too low)
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A6V
KOEO no code KOER no code Test drive code PO340 cam sensor falt. Preforned pinpoint test in H manual all ok.replaced cam sensor and PCM still code PO340. Found some insulation "foil tape" near sensor end damaged. Repaired insulation still have problem. This se... Trouble codes: P0340
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDLF47G5V
upper radiator hose is sucking closed at high rpm's. does not seem to run hot but will set coolant sensor code after highway driving. the temp guage will rise to about 3/4 hot. we installed a new upper hose that has a spring inside & now the hose is sucking cl...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Timing components VIN: 1FMYU70EX2
Right side guide had broken, jamming jackshaft gear & shearing it from jackshaft. My question is, Ford states there would be no contact between valves & pistons, but some of the posts state the opposite, that there would be valve damage in a case like this. No...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15N4G
thanks to all who replyed, it was a corroded wire at the fuel pump relay. I repaired wire and replaced relay and truck runs Trouble codes: 31 (egr), 42 (ego not switching).
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5143W
Hi Boys, Finally got this fixed.Thanks for all the help. I farmed it to the ford boys and they replaced the cam plug and the cam sensor with a ford one and things are fine. Still have trouble believing ford parts only for a 98 Windstar. Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor fault), P0300.
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L undercar noise VIN: 1FTSW31F52
Thanks for all the ideas. The first thing I did was turn the heater off to see if it was the blend door as some mentioned. No more noise... I am surprised that the blend door would make such a loud thunk! Some times you would swear you just ran into somethin...
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L passenger window VIN: 1FMDU75E22
PUT A SECOND MOTOR/REGULATOR ASSEMBLY IN IT - SEEMS A LITTLE BETTER. DURING INSTALLATION WE OPERATED WINDOW THEN TIGHTENED ALL FASTENERS. WE ALSO SPREAD THE NEW GUIDES A LITTLE. CUSTOMER IS PLEASED.
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Transfer case. VIN: 1FMYU7UE72
CUSTOMER IS TRYING TO PUT SOME MONEY TOGETHER FOR REPAIR,FROM WHAT MOST OF RESPONSES SAID MOTOR ON T/C IS GOING TO BE THE PROBLEM.WAITING FOR RETURN OF TRUCK TO REPAIR.WILL ADD COMMENTS AT THAT TIME.I WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR TIME FOR NOW
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18555
I got some very good info by the way of a guy named Joshua in alabama, He informed me that he worked at a ford dealership and came across this twice so I did a presure leak down test as instructed by him and came up with the same results as he did. However wh...
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L abs system VIN: 1LLNHM97V5
boy do i feel stupid i thought i had looked at everything carefully, but when i took a second look i found the left front tone ring had a small crack in it, so thanks to those who took the time to respond.
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Idle Surge VIN: 1MELM62W4T
Replaced Iac motor and problem was FIXED !IAC was reading in range but must hve been sticking.
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