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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDLF47F4T
vehicle came in on hook customer said vehicle misfired and no power then stalled checked filter customer changed a few days ago check with scan tool came up cam sensor and back pressure sensor.installed new cam sensor removed back pressure sensor and cleaned a...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWF37F6Y
Thanks in advance for the help. Truck came in 3 months ago for a brake pull. Brakes were not that old and rotors were ok. I replaced with loaded calipers and test drove and pull was gone. Fast forward to today and truck came in with left pull and runout shudde...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U11
good afternoon, i have a 201 taurus here, that came from the local dealer with the check engine light on. the dealer had replaced the cam syncro and sensor due to a check engine light, i am unsure what code was in it at that time. the customer brought it to u... Trouble codes: P1309
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FMFU16L93
This may sound very elementary to all of you but here goes...We have serviced this vehicle from day one and untill this problem started have had no previous brake complaints to deal with. Last month we replaced the left caliper and brake hose due to a stuck pi...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX20565
need a little help on this one. truck came in with the complaint of no power,misfiring,mil light flashing,pinging.the only time this problem occurs is when you are going up hill.the problem only occurs once in awhile,but when it happens the truck will start p... Trouble codes: P0301, P0305
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FAFP24135
Hello, customer stopped in today with complaint of the instrument cluster will go dead at will. all guages become inop and then will come back to life. radio and air conditioning continue to operate when this happens. It is intermittant but becoming more regul...
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1994 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L compressor VIN: 1FALP54PXR
I had found that there were alot of voltage drops across the circut. Thanks to the many replys I added a relay into the circut to power the compressor clucth. And thanks to Tom from Colorado.
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FALP4447R
I found after reconcidering all the data that the real problem was the cats.We recomended that the customer replace the cat converters and the customer declined the repair. I did correct the original problem (leaking injector)but missed the cat problem on init...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4F4CR12A1R
The fix for this vehicle was rather easy but overlooked. The coolant temp sensor was reporting @104 degrees wich was colder than normal temp. This was due to a plugged heater core. The ECT sensor is mounted in the return heater hose and was not reaching ope...
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L runs hot VIN: 1FDXF46SBX
THANK YOU FOR ALL YA'LLS INPUT. ALMOST EVERYONE WAS RIGHT WHEN THEY SAID TO CHECK FLOW OUT OF THE RADIATOR. RADIATOR WAS 50% PLUGGED IN THE CENTER OF THE CORE. THE TANKS AND SIDES OF THE RADIATOR WERE HOT, BUT THE CENTER WAS 90 DEGREES COOLER. INSTALLED A NEW ...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34F93
Ok after the vehicle has been back on the road for 2k miles I can safely say that I had a defective IDM. I had previously installed the clips for the harness and I also went over the entire harness looking for signs of exposed wire. I also checked resistance a... Trouble codes: P1316 (idm fault codes detected), P1292 (high side 2 left short to grd. or b), P1293 (high side open right group).
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2004 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, synch cam/crank VIN: 1FMZU75W14
THANK YOU ALL FOR HELPING THE CUSTOMER HAS DECIDED TO TRADE IT. SO I GUESS SOMEONE ELSE WILL GET THE SATIFACTION OF FIGURING IT OUT. ONE THING THAT I FOUND, WAS IF YOU DISCONNECTED THE CMP THE MIL TURNED OFF. AND THE PCM WENT IN TO BACH FIRING THE INJECTORS. ... Trouble codes: P0340, P1336.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW20505
Ok, got this one in the bag. I figured that there was a timing/valve problem because of vacuum, and almost everyone else thought the same thing. I bought the adapter for a compression test, and found that number 4 cylinder had zero compression. Leak down ch... Trouble codes: 0303 (missfire cyl 3), 0304 (missfire cyl 4), 0307 (missfire cyl 7), 0308 (missfire cyl 8), 0171 (bank one too lean), 0174 (bank two too lean).
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W0Y
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP MOST SAID THE COILS ARE WHAT I SHOULD SRART WITH ALSO TO CHECK THE ALT FOR STRAY VOLTAGE. CUSTOMER HAS NOT GIVEN ME PERMISSION TO CONTINUE BUT I DID FIND MISFIRE ON #6 and #4 with scan tool. replaced the coils on those cylinders and all...
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