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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Battery VIN: 1FALP45TXR
Hey guys! I have this Mustang convertible GT here that kills the battery after sitting for a few days. The current measurements are listed above- I swapped an illumination module from another Mustang here in the shop and it was the same same. 92ma draw, minus ...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP45T6S
95 Mustang 5.0HO, intermittently refuses to start unless I turn the ignition key on and off several times. Also, stalls, rpms drop to 0, clock and radio on, check engine light comes on of course. Sometimes after it drips rpms I can push gas pedal and it begins... Trouble codes: 211 (electrinic ignition module)
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FALP52U0T
This cars fuel pressure drops to o after driving for about 15 minutes with stop and go driving. 2 Fuel pumps replaced and the same thing happens. If when the fuel pressure drops you shut the key off and start it back up the pressure goes back up to normal and ...
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZ435P1W
this vehicle has a problem with the abs cycling when coming to a stop.i have scanned all wheel speed sensors and all are reading equal. i can not see any signals falling out. This happens at below 3 miles per hour on a slow rolling stop.I am wondering were to ...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Poor acceleration VIN: 1FTYR14U5W
Vehicle has fuel trims and LT. -25%, ST. -18% at idle and while driving. Accelerates poor when wot because it goes to open loop. Disconnected Evap, PCV, no change. Dpfe works fine. Induce vacuum leak, o2's go lean and fuel trims start to climb. Runs good with ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L gem module VIN: 1FTWX33F7X
Hello, Got a 99 F-350 with a 200 mA draw. Pull fuse 15 from under dash fuse panel and its gone. According to mitchell this fuse feeds gem module and brake switch. Disconnected sqwitch and still there. Unplug Gem and its gone. My question is what is the normal...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX18L4X
Hello once again, we have this 99 f150 that is grossly over fueling customer had a misfire and replaced all coils and plugs with after market parts. The next day the vehicle runs terrible and when we get it it had fouled out the plugs and was barely running. W...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Therft PATS Concern VIN: 1FTYR14U81
Hey Guys, Got this ranger towed in and hoping I dont have to tow it back out. The theft lamp flashes rapidly when trying to start; My snap on MODIS has codes B 1601 received incorrect code from key transponder. I checked to see if there were more than 2 keys p...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34PX1
this car after warm will act like fuel pressure just drops out. it will not cut off but is close. always has had code 171 in it. first thing was the oxygen sensor, still had failure @ code again after erasing it. called dealer for advice they told customer tha... Trouble codes: P0171
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U72
customer first complaint, mil on pull code , found a continous code p1336- cmp sensor replaced sensor , sensor synchronized as intruction requested. but than when you drive it for about 30 minutes . shut vehicle of for couple minutes start vehicle let warm up ...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L temp VIN: IFTPW12534
Truck came in blowing hot air with temp set on cold,freon full & gauge readings good.Replaced blend door motor & was working fine.Truck came back doing same thing.Suspect control head but not sure.Please help.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDNE31MO4
THIS VAN IS BEING MY LATEST NIGHTMARE THIS IS A CNG VEHICAL. WHEN RUNNING IT SEEMS FINE BUT IT HAS STARTED TO DIE AT WILL LAST TIME IT DIED WE SCANED THE COMPUTER WITHIN A COUPLE OF MINUTES OF STALLING AND THE COMPUTER SHOWED AN RPM SIGNAL OF 1088RPM AND SPARK... Trouble codes: P0191 (high fuel rail pressure), P0192 (low fuel rail voltage), P2195 (afr/o2 excess lean signal b1/s1), P0128 (coolant t- stat)
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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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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 1LNHM87A13
The customer just purchased this car two weeks ago and had no problems.At first it was an intermitent problem now it got worse.When I would clear the codes from the computer it would run fine for two blocks and then loose all power .You would get to about 20 m... Trouble codes: 2112 (tac stuck open), 2107 (tac malfuntion), 2110 (undocumented)
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A7M
Well this one turned out to be one or those. I had 13 replies,Raymond from Ohio said that I should use a test light on the coil primary while cranking. I had no pulse, so I decided to go for the crank sensor as it seemed to be a most likely cause I also change... Trouble codes: 98 (failsafe mode).
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1994 Ford Aspire 1.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: KNJLT06H4R
Thanks to David who inadvertently lead me down the right path. This car was indeed going into open loop at idle, not because it was supposed to but because idle was slightly too low. The fix was simply raising base idle just slightly. Emission levels and watch...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE1428X
This is the best network. Thank you all for all the tech support, 2 days and 19 responces. This fix was just as all off you had suggested, clogged egr ports. Chris was the first to respond and had said that most off the ports would clog and all the egr would ...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Brake System VIN: 1FMZU67E31
I appreciate the input but none pointed in the right direction I'm afraid. It turns out that the wheel cylinders were the cause of the problem - after replacing nothing but them the vehicle stops beautifully... Thanks for ya'lls input though.
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRF17283
Will the problem has been found,after the intake was removed a second time to recheck we have not had anymore lean codes.But still stalls and spark knocks in gear.torque convertor is coming apart in trans,didn't have any codes and no trans problem driving.Than... Trouble codes: P1131, P1151, P0171, P0174.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21L23
AFTER CHECKING ALL THE GROUNDS AND ALL THE POWERLINE TO THE PCM AND TO THE BATTERY AND ENGINE GROUNDS CHECKED ALL THE WIREING TO THE INJECTORS AND COIL PACKS STILL HAD A TOTAL BREAK DOWN AT THE INJECTOR AND COIL PACKS STILL HAD CODES PO 420 OF OUTPUT SENSOR TO... Trouble codes: P0170, P0301.
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Starting VIN: 1FTRW08LX3
Thank you all for the reply. The dash has been replaced and all is working good. Customer was hoping the upper center display with the compus and the milage would be fixed also. That seems to be an issue all in it self. May still have a problem with the GEM fo...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Transfercase VIN: 1FMZU74L43
Well I thought I was sure it was tranfer case until someone told me to drive it with the front drive shaft out and the problem was still there. I had already serviced the rear diff with sythetic fluid and a after market fiction addative. So I drianed it again ...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S72
Thanks to all, Robert was right carbon on valve. We did a decarbon with motorvac. The car runs great. It have been gone for two week. Trouble codes: P0306.
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