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1985 Ford Ranger XL 2.8L Ignition key lock VIN: 1FTCR10S0F
OK, I hope someone out there knows a "trick" to help me out. I have a Ranger with a lost ignition key. To replace the lock cylinder I need to rotate the cylinder to the run position to be able to push in the pin that locks the cylinder to the housing. Without ...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L radius rod bushing VIN: 1FTEF14YGT
replacement procedure says to more or less remove the radius rod from the axle to replace the bushings, but if the frame bracket is worn, replace it. why not remove and rebolt the bracket to replace the bushings? looks like it would be much easier. thanks for ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L MIL Lamp on, Lean
Other master tech in shop has been fighting codes for 5 weeks, now I'm taking a look at it for him what I've seen for the last 3 day's is that the fuel trim (long) is at B1 24-26% B2 is at 14-17% at idle baro is at 133-138mhz spec in denver is 144mhz baro is r... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (Sys Bank 2 Lean)
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Surge VIN: 1FTRE1424W
morning everyone this ford has been to several shops with no luck , and it's starting to bother me . po301 has been corrected ( old and worn out ignition ) but the driveability issue is interesting. a light surge @ idle , with a rhythmic " drum beat " sound d... Trouble codes: P1171, P0301
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 2FMZA5144W
we replaced the master and took it to dealer to have it pressure bled by there special bleeder and when it came backl all seemed ok. then customer broght it back as the peddle went to floor again. rechecked all brake componets and fluid and where is no leaks o...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L tcc VIN: 1FTRX17W8Y
Truck will stall when put in drive or reverse, feels just like so many others I've done before.If I hold the rpm around 2500, the truck will bog some but then will idle normal. changed tcc solenoid but still does same thing. I can command tcc on my scanner and...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3FTNF21S5Y
Hi all in IATN land. This Ford F250 came in from another shop after all the coils and plugs were replaced. The test drive was interesting. Idle quality is good, you leave a stop sign in 2nd gear as 1st is low low. Accelerates smooth until you hit 1600 rpm. At ...
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FDXE45FX3
This vehicle is a total dog on take off for the first few feet. Then when the turbo kicks in it will take off and run just like normal. The computer shows no codes. I have a few scanner reading I will post at the bottom of this page. You step on the pedal and ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Clutch pedal VIN: 2FTHF26H8S
The vehicle never returned to us to look at again, they said it would be ok. No one came up with a spec for the flywheel but nearly everyone felt that was not the cause. Many people suggested looking at the firewall for a crack around the master cylinder and o...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Valves VIN: 1FTEF14N6T
After hereing from all of you and checking valve height, cam, rockers, valve springs and push rods we were unable to find anything out of the normal. We are unable to check oil pressure at this time engine has been taken apart down to the cam. After customer w...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1MEFM59SX1
Thanks to Steve who called to tell me that code is for a short in the blend door motor. Replaced and all is well. Thanks to everyone who replied with help!!
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