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1992 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L trottle body VIN: 1FDEE14N4N
hello, ford techs, need some help please, this van has a problem with gas pedal sticking and causing high idle.have cheked throttle cable and cleaned throttle body best possible.but in the mornings when van is cold it acts up and gas pedal sticks causing high ...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25F5T
Hello, I do Not work On alot Of diesels. Customers truck died going down road and had towed In here because they are from another state. Had cam sensor code replace sensor still No Start but No code back As of yet. I scanned data and high pressure during c... Trouble codes: 1293 (Bank One Injector circuit open), 1294 (Bank two injector circuit open), 1298 (IDM failure)
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHW26F7V
i suspect faulty i.d.m. but I'm not a diesel tech, after hard driving under load about 10 min. engine will lose power, to me it seems like running out of fuel but icp pressure is good, if anything icp goes up when problem presents itself. truck will run worse ... Trouble codes: P0344, P1219
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP13P9V
car came in mil lite on.code 401,insufficient egr.scanned dpfe,.69 volts.dpfe dead.thought it was just another sensor problem,installed new sensor-plastic style.now i have 1.04 volts at idle,but only increases to 2.74,maybe 3.04 volts,with egr position opening... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr)
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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFX28W8W
Hi Guy's, I a good one here this truck came in with a check engine light on and misfiring under a load. The code was P0302 so I pulled the spark plug on cyl. no. 2 to find it cracked with a carbon trace up the side of it, cool problem found. Sold 8 new spark p... Trouble codes: P0308
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZF1721X
Towed in as cranks & won't start. Has no injector pulse, power to injectors is -ok- Fuel pump prime is only for split second when key turned on, not normal 2 seconds & no fuel presssure. Fuel pressure within spec. when pump commanded on through scan tool. Spar...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNF21F8X
hello all , Im far from a Diesel Tech but the boss wants it fixed... i ran the functional test with the Solus(cylinder contribution test) test ran came back cylinder 5,7,8 i replaced those 3 injectors same problem misses bad redid the cylinder contribution tes... Trouble codes: P0275 (cylinder 5 contribution/balance fault), P0281 (cylinder 7 contribution/balance fault), P0284 (clyinder 8 contribution/balance fault)
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33F8X
hello eveyone have a strange one this truck has p0284 cylinder 8 contribution we repaced #8 injector and the idm flashed computor still no change buy chance another 99 f350 came in and it has the same code any ideas Trouble codes: P0284 (cylinder 8 contribution)
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2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Cruise control VIN: 2FMDA56491
Hi Ford tech and all technician out there, I got this van in for cruise control not operate, I think it is a simple fix, I first test the brake pressure switch which is open and start to leak, I thought replaced it will work and go for the road test, it won't ...
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2001 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Hydroboost booster VIN: 1FMNU41S21
I am converting this truck from vacuum to the hydroboost system. I purchased all the parts new from the dealer to find out there is a reducer fitting for the high pressure line. I have been to 5 dealers in the area and they can not even find a picture of it. I...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L abs module VIN: 1FAFP38322
hey guys! Thanks in advance for any help you can give. this one is a gem, came in after customer did his own front brakes and bearings for a noise complaint. the noise was the abs activating at low speeds while braking on dry pavement. I immediately figured it...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L wipers VIN: 1FALPA2W23
The wipers on this 03 crown vic won't stop running at times also inter. setting does not work just runs like in low speed. Sometimes they start with the switch in the off position. I suspect the motor is at fault because i have seen this many times on fords an...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L ABS System VIN: 1FTSW21P35
I hope the Ford techs have some information about this code. Alldata is of no help. I e-mailed them for the info. because it's not in the system and they called back and stated that they didn't have any info. at all on this code. Does anyone have a wiring diag...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1984 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCF15Y2E
well heres the fix. i pulled off the fuel filter and blew in it to find that the internal element had come loose, and at times would restrict the flow of air while i blew in it. i recieved a new filter to find that it has constant flow and no further probs. at...
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1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FALP74W5S
Thanks for all the help guys. The signal wire from ICM to the coil on the number 2 and 8 cylinder side was shorted to ground. Thanks for all the help again. Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Miss Fire), P0308 (Cylinder 8 Miss Fire).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L heater core VIN: 1FTNX21L63
THANK-YOU TO ALL WHO RESPONDED, ROBERT MULHEM JR. HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD, I HAD TALKED TO THE FORD DEALER PARTS DEPT. AND ASKED ABOUT A RESTRICTOR AND AFTER CHECKING THE HEATER HOSES, HE CAME UP WITH ONE AVAILABLE THAT HAS A RESTICTOR INSTALLED IN THE HOSE P...
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2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU94145
Thanks Randy and all others who responded. Turned out to be a blown head gasket. We used a head gasket tester and found exhaust in the coolant and excessive pressure. From: Randy from Missouri Date: Jun 9, 2008 4:10 PM Andrew, make sure there are no intake le... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0316.
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1993 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1F2CBJ56WA
sorry i took so long but customer had done there own tuneup and found 4 of the 8 wires miss routed thanks for all the replies
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1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L overdrive VIN: IMELM65305
I want to thank the guys that responded I did find the wiring harness insulation cracking and falling off. Advised customer and they decided to trade the car off as the cost to repair was more than the car was worth. Thanks again, Dave
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2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L No Start, Stall, NO CRANK VIN: 4M2CU571X5
Thanks to all who replied. this was a good one. after checking the grounds under the seat with no luck, i checked the pcm powers and grounds again. all checked good, but upon reconnecting the connector it started and ran for some time, but it eventually stalle...
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