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1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Condensor VIN: 1FACP57U1M
Thank you to everyone in advance for the help. The car came in from a Business neighbor. She clamed the belt broke. I found the A/C compressor had locked up causing belt to break. A/C was R12 and all the hoses were swollen and condenser leaking. Evap flushed a...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L steering VIN: 1FTNF21L1X
I'm banging my head against a wall here. This F250 superduty is causing a lot of problems. It wanders when driving, seems to come and go. I've read the prior postings and we've checked all of the suggestions and the prior fixes with no difference. This does ha...
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FTRX18XXK
vehicle would barely run and trans would not come out of 4wd -- to begin testing , i found i could not power up scanner to retreive codes, even though the cel was on.checked pin 16 @ dlc and had battery v. checked pin 10 (dlc) and had approx 5.00 v = avref sho...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 1FAFP663XX
preform ac ser. and lof noticed temp gauge pegged cust says they never noticed it ck wiring and sensor both appear to be ok any help would be great
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L noise VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
This vehicle will beep 5 times and then not beep for 7 seconds or so and the begin to beep 5 times in a row. It willl cycle like this a couple of times. Does anyone have any ideas? This is driving the customewr crazy
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L brake, turn signals, hazzard VIN: 3FDNF6569Y
truck has been a pain for quite some time. i've previously repaired random wiring for rear lights. turn signal flasher seems to go out yearly. always replaced with ford flasher (blue). last week changed the brake switch, at the pedal. seemed to be burnt inside...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F43
well the vehicle cuts off when u drive it for about 20 miles and it takes about an hour or so for it to start back after it cuts off.also the engine has a bad vibration also skipping but it drives good up until that point.it also has low power going thru the g...
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2004 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, synch cam/crank VIN: 1FMZU75W14
THE VEHICLE WAS DELIVERED TO US WITH WHAT FELT LIKE A INJECTOR MISFIRE OR A CYLINDER IMBALANCE. THE MIL (malfunction indicator lamp) IS ON. THERE ARE NO TSB THAT I FOUND. AND THE FORD TECHS. STATE THAT TEHY HAVE NOT HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH TIMING CHAINS.MY TEST ... Trouble codes: P0340, P1336
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rear axle seals VIN: 1FMFU18L74
Veh came in with leaking rear axle seals,I have the rec. tool to remove axle but could not get it to budge.In the process of trying to remove the other side I managed to bend the tool.Needless to say I haven't managed to remove either axle.The tool I am using ...
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FMFU18L34
expo towed in. battery sulfated and lots of corrossion. altenator not charging. replaced both.still no battery charge and had code p0620. did pinpoint test per mitchell and replaced pcm. now charges but battery light comes on and off, and message center will s...
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2008 Ford F450 6.4L piston rods VIN: 1FDXF4R18E
Hello fellow techs, We are not having good luck with the 6.4 diesels. This is the second time this one has been back to the dealer for bent rods. The injectors leak and cause a hydraulic lock, bending the rods, or so we are told. We have not torn down the engi...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L mirrors,seats VIN: 1LNHM97VOY
power seats & miirors will not operate, removed dash to replace evaporator & case-now have no seats or mirrors. retraced all wiring & connectors no problems found. ck. grounds,powers etc., removed battery negative while doing a/c repair, how can i check driver...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L asc VIN: 1LNHM87A53
Hello, fellow techs. I have a question about this Lincoln. Can I initialize the Stability system without a factory scanner? I have tried a Snapon, Vetronics, and Autoenginuity. All with no luck. I can pull codes, and get code 1998, but Alldata says the system ...
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L radio VIN: 5LMEU88H84
used scanner and no codes in instrument panel . not sure where to go. popping noise can happen with acceleration, shifting of shift knob. when hitting brakes also, intermittent. doesn.t change with volume level.
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1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6532V
hi everyone this car came in to shop from another shop , as a no start found that wire to crank sensor frayed and shorted together , replaced with motorcraft harness and crank sensor... have just a pulse off injector for 1 second and no spark... there is a new...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTDF072XV
Replaced MAF and made the idle better but the truck still fluctuates on warm startups for aprox 30-45 seconds. customer is satisfied but I still consider it a not-fixed. Thanks to all who replied.
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L coolant resevoir VIN: 1FDJE30FIV
someone was actually pouring substance in resevoir thats what i found out
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Multiple codes VIN: 1FMYU22E0W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I received a few replies on this that were helpful. We were unable to duplicate a fuse blowing concern. We did find out that the customer had replaced the header pipe assembly w/oxygen sensors attached. Th...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P6Y
found bad o2 wires,and exhaust leak in front of cat. Trouble codes: P0136, P0137.
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U61
Sorry so long for the return repley on this one. I never got the vehicle back to retest. The day I posted this the customer needed the veicle and they did not return. Thanks for all the input from you guys, but everything you mentioned I already tested. Thanks...
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35P55
another nitemare turned to sucessful repair with the help from brad and ray. it was a wire harness repair. ray said to access the center pcm connector, cut harness open about 8in. find the RD & OR shielded CMP ckt. the shield ground wire was wrapped too tight ... Trouble codes: P0336, P0341, P2614, P2617.
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