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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L ABS and service brakes. VIN: 2FMDA5146T
This van will activate the ABS motor under normal braking conditions.(dry pavement). Have any of you had this before? There is a service bulletin for ABS activation when coming to a stop or while turning, but I'm not sure what the problem was they were having ...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU32E9V
Hello FORD techs: This explorer came in with check engine light on and the code 301 and 304 stored. This truck will misfire badly only when cold or warming up. Once it gets hot it will not misfire anymore. I went after the lower intake o-rings. I sprayed carb... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L gear engagement VIN: 1FM12R4523
This jeep came to my shop with out transmission thecustomer say the tran was slipping. we got a transmission from salvage jeep (know as working before wrack) put tran in jeep fill it up and now we have a no engagement in no gear check pressure good and no code...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Air bag system VIN: 2FAFP74W55
I am having a problem with the air bag system on this vehicle. It keeps storing a B2295 and B2296 on initial startup. This particular vehicle does not have side inpact air bags or side inpact sensors. The seat resistors are in place, and there are no side impa...
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1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start VIN: 6MPCT01Z3M
This car stalled on the freeway and now has no spark. The cam signal is good and is getting to the computer. I have 12V while cranking on all three ignition module wires. I am not getting a signal on the HAAC lt grn-yel wire from the computer. I see no signs o...
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1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MLP Sensor VIN: 2MELM75W2N
This vehicle came to me from trans shop. The car had trans complete rebuild, trans shop states when put into drive it will start out in high gear or lockup & stall but reverse is good. Found MLP sensor wired wrong according to replacement procedure from ford. ...
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2001 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DU86P01
Thank you all for your time and response on this matter. I have this vehicle that feels like it is missing and with the code P0340. I did reset the light and see if the light will come back on.. after I rev the engine a few time.. sure enough the code pop back... Trouble codes: P0340
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L cluster VIN: 2FMDA5242Y
THANKS FOR THE HELP. I REPLACED THE CLUSTER WITH A USED ONE( HAD TO REPROGRAM IT, WITH MY NGS STAR SCANNER, SO THE VAN WOULD START AND I SPENT MORE TIME PROGRAMING IT THAN REPLACING IT )NEXT TIME I WILL PROBABLY HAVE THE CLUSTER FIXED BECAUSE I DIDN'T SAVE THA...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Speedometer VIN: 1FDWX37F61
Found out vehicle had been welded on at a welding shop. The 4WABS Module creates a 4,000 pulses per mile signal. I had no signal out of module. I also tested cluster with signal generator. Cluster was also bad. Replaced 4WABS Module and IPC. All is well
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33P83
thanks to all that replied.the customer declined replacement of the injectors due to the cost, but i am sure that would have fixed his problems. as for the air test, this must be an early model? the icp is under the turbo near the firewall,so we were not able ...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Pacific Coast Roadster 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP63A04
sorry for the delay i wanted to make sure that this thunder chickin was kickin it indeed took 8 coils to repair this car im blown away Trouble codes: 0353 (ignition coil c).
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2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM53U11
This is one for the books. Thanks to all the excellent replies. Special thanks to Armando from CA for explaining the Mode 6 test ID for misfire cylinder identification, and Brent [...] hit the nail on the head. The problem was a small pin hole in the #2 spar...
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