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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L case connector schematic VIN: F12344R678
I need a schematic of the case connector pins inside the pan on a 4r44e trans. some wires got pulled out when the valve body was pulled and my book doesn't show it..I have nowaqy of knowing which wire came from which pin without a pic of the case connector pin...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTVR10C9W
I have had this truck for 2 weeks now with no postive changes. This is a standard trans truck. While driving under a load this truck will buck and jerk as if it is losing electrical power. When it does it the check engine light will flash on as if it is shutti...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE1428X
Thank you in advance for your time. I Have this 99 ford e150, with a miss under load. code po303. Ignition system tested okay. Fuel pressure is at 35psi. With regulator disc. pressure goes up to 40 with no change in miss under load. The miss does disapp. when ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L instrument cluster VIN: 2FMZA5145X
thanks in advance . we recieved this vehicle with the instrument cluster totally inop . we pulled the cluster & found the back was burnt .we replaced the cluster & reprogramed the cluster & replace the key . the cluster was totally operational for four days . ...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FMRV1563Y
Our customer reports this vehicle will occassionally jump from idle to 3000 rpm which causes the vehicle to lurch. Quite nerve wracking when at a stop light behind someone. Happens randomly, and we are unable to pull any codes. Has someone had this occur to ...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L brake warning light VIN: 1FMYU01132
I have some strange electrical concerns with this one.The brake warning light is on dimly,even with the master cylinder switch and park brake switch disconnected and the radio stops working with the transmission in reverse or drive,works normally in park and n...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L trans VIN: 1FMZU72E82
3 weeks after initial rebuild, customer complains that car will roll back in Drive at light. also no power in initial take off when cold. We were not able to duplicate the no power on take off complaint. However, in D we need to maintain aprox 900 rpm to keep ...
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L engine/car VIN: 3FAFP13P92
Engine has a bad vibration @ idle, worse with A/C on, no problems at all off idle. We have replaced lower engine mounts (front & back), upper left engine mount (did not help, so re-installed original), performed Ford's TSB for vibration (modify engine bracket,...
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRW07653
Have a 2003 Ford F-150 came in originally with codes p0171, p0174, p0175, and p1131. Changed plugs, boots, cleaned injectors, MAF, PCV tube, and cleaned TB. Still has codes p0175 and p0171. LTFT sits at -25 on Bank 2 and +28 on Bank 1. We smoked the intake and... Trouble codes: P0175
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Transfercase VIN: 1FMZU74L43
This is a 4411 v transfer Case. The transfer case shudders under load under heavy excel and tight turns in forward or reverse. The first thing I did when it came in was to service the contaminated fluid with ams oil. That changed nothing. I then unhooked the e...
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P76
Vehicle towed in 3 times. 1st time-Crank sensor code was pulled-replaced crank sensor. Within an hour of driving, customer shut vehicle off and it would not restart until cooled down-1/2 hour or so. Code pulled was for "battery voltage out-of-range". Tested bo... Trouble codes: P2614 (cmp signal output circuit/open. refers to cam sensor), P2617 (ckp signal output circuit/open. refers to crank sensor)
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge VIN: BVMRWEAPOJ
guys if you can help it would be great this car came to a week ago and only in dr it surges buy its self replaced a bunch of parts that would cause this but none worked replaced psp switch trs iac tps maff and ac switch has normal vavum readings and no codes w...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1MEFM59SX1
Customer complaint was blowing hot air all the time, verified problem. Blend door actutor would not come off full hot until temp. setting on control panel was set to 71. Removed actuator to make sure blend door was not sticking, no problem. Ran self diagnostic...
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2005 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Going crazy VIN: 4M2ZU86E15
When you turn the key on the rear window washer and wiper starts going. Car will start and run at idle and will display Failsafe Mode, Check Advan Trac. Accidentally left key on one night and battery went completely dead. After that all codes went away and car... Trouble codes: P0606, P2104 (TAC Sys Forced Idle), P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control Sys Forced Limited Power), P2110 (Throttle Actuator Control Sys Forced Limited RPM), P2135 (ETC Throttle Pos Sen A/B Volt Correlation)
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1985 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDU12NXF
Well... I recieved replies from Jim, Eddie, Steven and Peter. The suggestions were flow testing the injectors, decarbon combustion chambers, testing fuel pump flow & volume and determining if EGR valve is actually working. I have tested fuel flow, used BG 44k ... Trouble codes: 34 (EVP closed signal high).
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1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Timing Belt VIN: 1FTCR10A2N
Hi! Thanks to all the replies. This one is on the road again. The belt needed the 5:30 and 1:00 marks and YES there was one missing bolt in the ign module. Thanks to all of you. This is the best tool ever. Fernando [...]
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N6T
Well,I never did get this truck to act up for me.I put a new power relay and fuel pump relay in just to let him try it but he is away on biusness to China so I don't know anthing more at this time.I have to close due to time.Thanks alot for your time and the u... Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition engine speed PIP input circuit malfunction).
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Fuel leak VIN: 2FMZA5144W
Thanks to everyone that replied. I was able to cut the old fuel line off at the fitting and the steel line without putting nicks in either one. (That is hard to do when the crimps are so thight and the fuel line is thin.) Then I used a repair kit for GM that h...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L cold start VIN: 1FMZU34E7W
hello to all who took time out to asist me Dan [...] nailed it down, the lower plenum gasket were leaking ,which was causing the cold start, rough idle and stalling , thanks again Emeale
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fan module VIN: 2MEHM75W16
Sorry it took so long time to close Thank for your replies, the problem is the TFT circuit, when the PCM see 205f comand comand fan motor. Thanks again.
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Struts VIN: 4M2ZU86K14
Okay this was not an easy vehicle to replace the struts. You need to use a 1/4" drive shallow socket with a 1/4" swivel head rachet. Turn the nut with the rubber bumper, only one nut is holding it on, off a few turns and it will slide off. It's a slotted openi...
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