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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F7T
This Powerstroke will start as soon as you touch the key when the engine is cold. If you let it get warm and shut it off it will not restart. Codes stored are P1280 and P1212 - Both ICP Codes. I Replaced ICP Regulator and High Pressure Pump with no change. The... Trouble codes: P1280 (ICP Out Of Range Low), P1212 (ICP Not At Expected)
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSE34F9W
hello everybody im working on this 7.3l td and im not diesel mechanic, im just try to help a very valuable customer. this truck limped in litteraly on idle not gas pedal response what so ever. i pulled codes and did cylinder contribution test found codes p0263... Trouble codes: P0476 (exhaust control valve performance), P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected)
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L EPC Solenoid VIN: 1FTZX1763W
Guys need help on this-we are starting to over think and analyze this problem to a fault.Truck has no power most of the time (even in reverse) and bangs a hard code with KOEO of P1746 EPC Solenoind circuit short.Replaced EPC & harness in trans.Same problem.PCM...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U8X
This one has me stumped. Car was brought to us for stalling when put in gear and when coming to a stop. Have not been able to duplicate the stall when coming to a stop, but have duplicated stall when going into gear, drive or reverse, when cold. Even then is a...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L starter VIN: 1FABP33PYW
This one is very strange, I have as yet not duplicated any of the symptoms but believe that what the customer says is happening. The customer tells me that at times the car will not crank, then she will get out,and with the vehicle not turned "on"(or possibly ...
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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L dash VIN: 1FTRY07LYK
Help please, This ford truck intermitt no start When odmeter reads --- and theft light flash's Once the mileage reads correct truck will start and run. scan test for codes in pcm none. codes in dash are u1147 scp veh sec data, U1262 scp {ji85o com bus fault. t...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMRU17L4Y
This is a highly intermittent no start condition. It will fail to start on the first key cycle but if the key is turned off and then turned to start, away it goes. the code B1845 (see below) is an on demand code when the problem occurs. (I experienced it once)...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71W03
I getting a intermentant missfire code on #6, I can not feel a missfire but frezze frame always shows it at 350-500 rpm and 0 mph (looks like at start-up) but I do have a rough idle while sitting at lights with a idle Long term fuel trim at -13-14% bank 2 and ... Trouble codes: P0306
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71WX3
I am looking for help on what may be causing the engine to shut off on hard acceleration. Not every time, and it is on extreme engine load. The officer has it cut off at high vehicle speed, from 75 to 110 mph. He says it is when he turns around to go chase som... Trouble codes: P0320
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2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L reverse sensing system VIN: 1FMZU84K23
hi guys, i am trying to diagnose a reverse sensing system on a 2003 explorer and my mitchell doesnt have a wiring diagram or data on this system. if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated. thanks
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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L engagement VIN: 2FMZA57654
Thanks to all in advance! Have a Freestar that stopped moving. No codes, plenty of fluid , no noises, just stopped. We aren't real familiar with this unit and I was hoping to get some ford tech input on what to expect once its out! I'm sure there's a popular p...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FTP14504K
sos sos i need some good advice . i think im screwed went to remove spark plug, top of the plug came out with good threads.the problem is the bottom porcelain and metal ground electrode is stuck in the hole can this be removed some how.i thought about cranking...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTWX33P45
my question is this: i found the ground wire to the ficm (fuel injection control module) was never connected to the stud at rear of engine. this hapened when the last engine was installed. i found the ficm ground wire eyelet just rubbing against a turbo shield... Trouble codes: P0200 (injector control circut)
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Tail lights VIN: 1TSS34P36D
This van has a custom high rise extension for handicap accessability. Driver complained no tail lights. Ford would not fix it under warranty stating because of after market customizing. Aftermarket company said it was Ford problem. We had clearance lights on t...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1MEFM50U62
hey guys, we have this merc that feels like the rev limiter kicks in at 4000 rpm all scan data looks good, ign looks good, replaced fuel filter, tested fuel pressure 31 psi at idle, maybe 41 at cruise. specs call for 38 to 55. replaced fuel pump, [dealer part]...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31H4R
The van is fixed.Replacement of the pcm cured all problems.After replacement,several pids were changed ,One it went into closed loop quicker and stayed in closed loop.02 sensor responded quicker.If you tapped on old pcm it would go in and out of closed loop.I ...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Blower motor, dome lights, power windows, radio VIN: 1FMPU18LOX
A lot of replies stating water intrusion in fuse box. Before the post, I removed and took one end of the fuse box apart and did not see any corrosion in the terminals or multi layer cirucuit boards After many people saying it still may be the culprit, I took...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L engine VIN: 1FTNW21S2X
well to sum it all up i did a compression test on it all were good. while i was doing that i decided to noid light the injectors and i found on four of them the the clips that keep the connectors attached to the injectors were missing repaired that then put i...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L heater core VIN: 1FTNX20L4Y
I must close this unresolved. the customer declined any further work. we chemically flushed about 50 gallons through it. we removed the hoses and blast flushed with air and water. then power flushed again to remove any loosened particles. we used a pre-mi...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L complete vehicle VIN: 1FAFP5325Y
WELL THANKS TO ALL, I'M HOPING THIS ONE IS DONE. MY ONLY PROBLEM IS THE CAR NEVER ACTED UP FOR ME. AFTER BRADLEY'S POST I WENT BACK AND REMOVED THE 175 AMP FUSE AND SURE ENOUGH IT WAS VERY CORRODED BETWEEN THE FUSE AND CABLES.SO AT THIS POINT I DECIDED TO GO B...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW33F2Y
Well guys I really want to thank everyone of you, You guys are great, Almost all the replies send me toward the injector nozzles or (cups) I did found 3 of them cracked but replaced all 8 anyway, one of you give me a simple test to see wich bank it was and it ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L air bag VIN: 1FMDU72XXY
i cleaned the contacts on the driver seat plug seems to be fixed
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2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L lock-up VIN: 1FMZU62E42
WELL THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED.. THIS ONE IS GONE WITH FIX..FOUND TSB ON HARNESS TO TRANS FROM COMPUTER..INSTALLED AFTER FURHTER EXPLORATION FOUND SOMEONE HAD BROKEN BOLT OFF IN SONENOID PACK AND HAD DRILLED IT OUT SO HARNESS BOLT WOULD GO IN...IT WOULDN'T TIG...
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W63
The fix for this vehcile was very wierd, the whole time mode 6 and the codes for rich bank 2 through me down the wrong path, the whole time bank 1 had low compression on cyl #2 causing the vehicle to run rich which dosent make any sence since the cats were bur...
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1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3MARM10J0R
Sorry it took so long. This is my daughters car and I dont got much time to work on it. I just got another used trans to install. Thaks for everyones suggestions. Gary
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