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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14H8S
Well another Ford Problem child. Although this one is a bit vintage they still are around to haunt us. I have recently changed careers but still love the world of automotive service just have a few less tools to perform my duties, hence my request for help. I ...
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1996 Ford F800 5.9L hydromax brake system VIN: 1FDPF82C5T
This truck came in with the hydromax braking system inoperative and the electric brake motor light illuminated and the brake chime sounding. Upon initial inspection it became evident that the hydro max flow switch located at the top of the brake booster was mi...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L ac compressor VIN: 1FMYU01181
Hello IATN members. I have a good one here, the ac wont shut off. I have exhausted all possibilities as far as I can think of. Have ground from pcm to ac relay after car is started. AC switch is disconected and pressure switches are also disconected and AC sti...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Drive-axles VIN: 1FMDU73W42
we installed a rebuilt transmission into this explorer filled it with fluid and went on our road test.trans shifts great however while roadtesting i noticed 4x4 high light would flash at times.i did retieve a p1824 code for the transfer case which it saystrans...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWW33S43
This ford will stall when hot, sometimes at idle and sometimes around 1000 RPM. It does it intermitently and when the problem occurs the O/D light will flash and set a output speed sensor code, and if you watch the scanner the OSS, turbine speed sensor, and ve... Trouble codes: P0721
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Exhaust VIN: 1FTSX31574
This truck is driving us crazy. At 1900 rpm under load the truck makes a very loud(very loud), rattle under the middle to the front of the truck. We have checked with the local dealers no help. Does this truck have a double walled exhaust? Does it have probele...
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.0L fuel gauge, oil guage, speedometer and tachometer VIN: 3FAFP37323
Alright i got this 2004 ford focus here, and the gauges on the instrument panel failter when engine is off and when car is runing, they jump up and down, the problem is intermentinly. sometimes works fine, and sometimes doesnt. i called my local ford dealer t...
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1984 Lincoln Continental 5.0L rear adjustment VIN: 1MRBP97F1E
I am having trouble getting the rear brakes to self adjust. My shop key program does not cover this. In the late 80's I worked at a Ford/Lincoln dealer so I went from memory.( always a bad idea when getting old ) Anyway I have tried alternating between depress...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L ps pump VIN: 1LNHM82WO3
wE COULD NOT FIND SPECS ON THIS SYSTEM WITH OUR REGULAR ALLDATA OR MITCHELL
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Surge VIN: 1FTEX14NZN
SORRY TO SAY, WE COULD NOT NARROW THE PROBLEM DOWN. TRIED ALL POSSIBILITIES AND SUGGESTIONS FROM EVERYONE. WE REALLY APPRECIATE IT. SINCE WE WERE GETTING NO WHERE WITH IT, I RETURNED IT TO THE CUSTOMER AND RECOMMENDED HIM TO DRIVE IT UNTIL PROBLEM DEVELOPS MOR...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cruise control VIN: 1FTHX26F1V
Thank you for all of your replies. New MFS from AZ was defective. Went with a ford part this time. Thanks again IATN.
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L electric window, interior lights VIN: 2FMZA514XW
We did diagnose this vehicle and we wanted to thank the 4 techs that helped us. Even though the customer refused to sink the amount of money that the vehicle needed to fix the problem we found that the left lower front winshield was leaking and following the w...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP33P3Y
Thanks for all the replies I ended up filling thru allen head bolt behind the plastic cover.Again thanks for the assistance and I hope you all have a great weekend.
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FTP14504K
well i didnt fix this one.I let it go to ford i dont need this kind of crap!!! total junk p.o.s. i do very much appreciate all the excellent help. im done with 5.4 engines never again! Once again thanks
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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L engagement VIN: 2FMZA57654
Thanks to all! Everyone hit it right! We found the converter splines stripped. A new converter and away we went, just a lot of work!
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