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1967 Ford MUSTANG 302CID turn signals VIN: 7R01C14088
i have a 1967 mustang that has no turn signals, flashers work but no turn signals replaced turn cam with no luck, does anyone have a wiring diagram out there i would greatly appreciate it. have power up to turn cam. if you have a diagram and could fax it to 40...
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1987 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.8L starter VIN: 2FABP72G9H
The problem with this retired police car is the starter will not disengage. At first the car would not start at all. We jumped the starter solenoid and got a brief crank from the starter and then a small pop. Replaced the starter solenoid and moved a loose gro...
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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMCU14T9J
This Bronco came in with a severe hesitation on accel & a stall at idle. Customer states that there are 2 new fuel pumps & new coil. Coil looks new. Fuel pressure is a steady 30 at idle and 28 snap. It runs great at idle, most of the time. Once in a while it w...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hard Start Cold VIN: FTWW33F8YE
Greetings fellow techs, We don't do a lot of diesel work at our shop but have a good customer that we'd like to try and take care of. He has a 2000 Ford F350 with the 7.3 Diesel. Problem he is having is in colder weather the truck takes longer than normal to s...
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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Glow plug and intake heater circuits VIN: 1FDXE45F7Y
Intake heater and glowplug circuits, along with fast idle are inoperative, We have done all pinpoint tests in Ford shop manual and it indicated faulty ecm, we replaced ecm problem still exsists. It is throwing one code P0540 intake heater circuit a, data strea...
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L heater controll VIN: 1FTRW08L83
replaced the controller once all ready, still had no change to operation. removed actuator and door moves freely and actuator bench tests good. The vacuum to the defrost door is good at 14in. controller valve body bench tested good. Air conditioning works good...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF21243
Ok guys I have 2003 ford f250 Superduty with a 5.4L V8.Sets a P1131 lack of HO2S lean sensor 1-1,and a P1132 lack of HO2S rich sensor 1-1,and a P0171 lean bank 1.I know there are updated O2's that I have coming from ford.But the thing I do not get is that in m... Trouble codes: P1131 (Lack of HO2S-1-1 lean), P1132 (Lack of HO2S-1-1 Rich), P0171 (Lean bank 1)
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21PX4
the truck will not start, checking high pressure oil will only go to 480 psi, unplugged icp, still no start, air checked the high oil circuit good at 100 psi, can make start on wd40 into air cleaner, stop spraying and truck will die Trouble codes: 2291 (icp pressure too low)
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L cooling fan VIN: 1LNHM96S31
This vehicle is equipped with a cooling fan power steering assist works with power steering pressure from the pump. Cooling fan doesn't come on even after normal operating temperature has been reached. No water leaks, electrical circuit checks out good, no pow...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1LNHM86S64
Dear iatn members this car sometime runs fine and sometime not especially cold. I replace the #4 coil because it would not pass a spark test and was misfiring cold. The car misfires when cold turns the check engine light on and the wrench light on. It sets P21... Trouble codes: P2107, P2110, P0354, P0355
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1MEFM50UO2
Has a new computor,eng. wiring harness,crank sensor new spark plugs,wires coil pack and ISC.First came to shop with po300 was cutting under load now just at idle in park shuts off.What we did notice is you have to cycle the key for it to restart,if you crank w...
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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTDF15NOH
The problem was a bad distributor. It was a famous name remanufacturer that evidently felt the original stator was good enough to reuse. We got the shop that installed it to order another (which had a new stator) and voila! It is fixed. Kudos to Terry from ...
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1994 Ford F F800 8.3L Fuel Shut Off Solenoid VIN: 1FDXK84E3R
Thanks to all who posted with help hooked up the pull wire to start signal, hold wire to a 30amp relay got part no. from ford dealer in San Antonio. Ground to chassis worked great THANKS again.
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP42X6X
thanks to all who replied it seems that one of the cats were clogged, i really whated to find something else, maybe something i did when installing the intake, but the misfires caused driver side cats to fail. Shawn [...]
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L noise VIN: 1FAFP66L8X
Hello there, most of you said to replace the IAC and that did the trick! One said to replace it with a Motorcraft one but when I called the dealer they said it was no longer available. So had to go with aftermarket one. Works great Cust is extremely happy. Tha...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L wipers, power windows, power locks, starter VIN: 2FTRX18L1Y
Thanks to those who took the time to help out. Several factors played in on this one. The root cause seemed to be a leaking windshield, which many of you suggested. The two things that threw me for a loop were: 1. Apparently not all the problems surfaced at th...
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