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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L Mechanical VIN: 1F8HE21H9J
hell-o guys. i am looking for a shift collar for this van. ford no longer service this part nor do they have a part number. i have it apart but can not find this part. it is the collar the shift lever goes into it. i have been looking on the internet. but not ...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Surge
Hey everyone, This veichle is on dual fuel, Petrol and LPG. The veichle has a surge/buck on accell, decel cruise and is also low on power on both petrol and lpg. But the car will idle perfectly and start really easy. I have tried the common causes found on iat...
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, black smoke VIN: 1FTEF14N3L
Runs for ten min. then you put it in to drive and dies out. Have to hold the thottle half way to the floor. Blows out black smoke and will not idel. Hold the thottle half and pump the gas for about two min, and it wii clear out and run fine for the rest of the...
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1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP56S41
recieved vehicle on rollback , no start , engine cranks but has no spark .ohmed crank and cam sensors , ohms at 350 , witin specs . perform modis test on componets but do not get any signals from cam sensor,or crank sensor .cust has had car at other repair sho...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Clutch VIN: ABC1056845
I was wondering how many ppl have the flywheel refinished when doin a new clutch. If you do have it refinished do you have to shim them? The vin i put up is not right because I dont have the truck here... thanks for the replies
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, High idle VIN: 2FTRX17W5X
Hi all techs : Customer compliant high idle (up to 2500 rpm !!! ). It does happened sometimes in the morning,and sometimes during the day. Turned the key off wait for few minutes restart no problem. It happened 3 times within a week,but it does not act up in ... Trouble codes: P0500 (VSS Fault.), B1450 (Wiper washer delay switch ckt fault.), B1318 (Low battery voltage at module.), B1428 (Safty belt lamp ckt fault.)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21S8X
FIRST TIME USING AITN FOR HELP. i HAVE AN F250 THAT IS RUNNIG RICH AND SETTING CODES. ACTUALLY DOESNT IDLE THAT BAD BUT FOUND 6 OUT OF 10 CYLINDERS TO BE NOT FIRING. ALSO JUSTS CUTS OUT AND DIES BUT RESTARTS. ITS A VERY HIGH MILAGE ENGINE. CHECKED FOR POWER AN...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU7OE62
vehicle runs verry rough at low rpm(idle). please give all suggestions Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0301, P0316, P1131 (lack of ho2s sensor 1 switching), P1151 (lack of ho2s sensoer 1 bank 2 switching)
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L driver window VIN: 1FTYR14V73
This truck came in because the driver window will not go down, there is a buzzing noise under dash and I replaced that relay think it was the auto down relay, also tried another motor and still nothing it will work if you push the button in the up position but...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L alt light VIN: 2FMZA52423
alt light trouble
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L fuses VIN: 12WFT61L6Y
originally this vehicle came in for the shifter stuck in park.The fuse in the underhood compartment #40 i think was blown.It runs the radio and the dash lights.It's one of the big 20 amp fuses.I took the wire out of the connector at the ignition switch and the...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTJW36F8R
The customer cant afford to replace the dual mass flywheel at this time. thanks for all the help and for answering all my questions
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L oil pan VIN: 1FTCR10U1R
thank you all for your help ==i was able to reach in and remove the oil pump and shaft but still had to pry out oil pan and thats with timming cover off. with timming cove on i will even have less room and i have engine jacked up as far as it will go so you g...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FALP65L1S
hey guys sorry for the late closing customer hadnt returned from working out of town we replaced maf sensor and problem semms to be gone thanks again for all the responses
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1995 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L High Idle, VIN: 1FTDR15X3S
Hi all, I kicked this back to the trans shop it came from. I probably was not real clear when I posted this, but the main problem I had was in the trans, with high pressures. The responses were to check out TPS, done and OK. Check for vacuum leak, that would g...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L abs inop VIN: 1FDEE14H4T
To all that replied Thank You!The connector is above the engine cover and I am going to purchase the ABS lead set for my NGK scanner and earlier program card.I will repost when I diagnose problem.
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F8Y
this thing had a bad cam sensor connection at the valve cover on the drivers side,
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNWZ1P53
harness under turbo had 2 broken wires that would pull apart when hot only
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, lack power VIN: 1FTSW31P93
well after all the messing around found that the info from patrick the most useful even with all my ford 6.0l expreience at the dealership replaced thge pig tail to the maf for mixed readings and when harness was touched readi... Trouble codes: P1408.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L courtesy lights VIN: 1FTPW14584
Thank you to to all that replied, I appreciate you taking the time to share your knowledge. In the end the problem was the bus communication wires between the security module & the instrument cluster had developed corrosion causing an open in a splice connecti...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21PX5
Customer very busy to bring back to re test. After a week of cold starts he states it started running fine but still has intermitent check engine light. Sure it had air in system & after a week or so driving had worked its way out. Currently light off & runnin... Trouble codes: P2284 (ICP sesor circuit range / performance).
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31PX6
SEE THIRD PARAGRAPH AT BOTTOM TO SEE WHAT I THINK FIXED IT Truck was taken to dealer and I saw the invoice today. 1st. they say "customer reports check engine light is on and lacks power, diagnosis and advise" Oil cooler verified mil on, performed eec test,... Trouble codes: P1335, P0404.
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2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L suspension VIN: 1FTWW13P67
THANKS TO ALL, REPLACING THE DAMPENER DID NOT HELP. BUT AFTER MANY SAID TO REDUCE CASTER WE TRIED IT AND IT WORKED. THANKS EVERYONE WHO HELPED. BOB
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A31
We're calling this one fixed. with the timing correct it runs great. we tore it all the way down to the crank sprokets, loosened the cam bolts and set it all up as/per ford. all is well. Trouble codes: P0340.
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM50U1X
I apologize for time involved in fixing this vehicle, unfortunately it was a difficult one to solve. After hours of diagnosing and viewing tech responses, we concluded the PCM needed to be replaced. We replaced the PCM and the vehicle seems to be doing well. I... Trouble codes: P0320 (ignition/dist engine speed circuit fault).
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