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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L steering rack VIN: 1FAFP53U8X
I need some feedback on this occurance please so I can help this customer. Steering pump was recently replaced by another shop. It arrived here with the complaint the power steering will not work. We found it low of fluid but there was no oil accumulation on t...
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1992 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCA11U9N
Hi gang, thanks for all the replies. We chose to install the 92 engine harness and PCM. I'm not going to make that stupid mistake again. I should've known better from the beginning, I'll chalk it up as a "rookie" mistake. Lesson learned. Thanks again!
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMDU34X2T
Thanks to Kyle [...] for your replies. Although there is no specific procedure in Alldata to diagnose this fault, The replies indicat...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Steering Fluid VIN: 1FAFP53U5X
Thanks to all the replies, we finally got the air out by just turning the wheels a lot. It really helped doing it from stop to stop without engine running. Once again thanks alot.
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1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L l sliding door VIN: 2FMDA5348X
The fix was the optical sensor. It is a small sensor with a wire hanging from it that sits in the motor assembly. It cost about $30 and the dealer special ordered it for me. The dealer called it sliding door actuator sensor. The rear inside panel that covers t...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Stall, START/DIE VIN: 2FAFP71W43
5 of the 7 replies suggested replace the IAC. Could not see any thing else going on w/ vehilce so decided to replace the IAC as it was fairly inexpensive compared to additional diagnostic labor hours. Vehicle has been back in customers hands for 2 weeks & has...
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2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L anti theif VIN: 1FAFP56U86
THANKS TO ALL!!! TURNS OUT THE PCM WAS THE FAULT HERE IN CALIFORNIA UNDER WARRENITY AND TOWED TO THE DEALER
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNM97V4YY
well pulled engine, removed broken timing chain pieces, all other chains still tight. maybe left a cam gear bolt loose? i will pull cams & check valves. anyway i will eat the repair, & double check my work in the future. thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: P0304, P0305.
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