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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FALP62W6T
this thunderbird cranks too long before starting. maybe 4 full seconds almost all the time. if you turn the key to the run position and let the fuel pump cycle and run a couple of seconds and then crank it starts right up. turn it off and then try starting it ...
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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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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 1FTZX18W3W
Truck would not start, customer replaced the battery and immediately after battery was installed, speedometer needle was all the way over on the high side. The needle would contact the PRNDL - we moved the needle back on the other side of the PRNDL and still d...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, smokes VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
This vehicle puts out a smokescreen constantly. It is white/ black. It has a performance tuner of some kind installed, although I do not think that is directly related to the smoke. According to the customer it started all at once. A week ago I checked it ou... Trouble codes: P0275, P0284
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, NO POWER VIN: 1FTRE1420X
if anyone ever had this type of problem info would be apreciated. the van came in with no power. it ran with the same symptoms of a pluged up exhaust system. the 4 converters are new.after a lot of testing what i have found is that when accelerating even in pa...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L waterpump housing bypass tube VIN: 3FAKP1135Y
please help!! car came to me with a broken serpentine belt tensioner bracket which is part of the waterpump housing. replaced with new housing from ford. new housing has a hole in the back for the bypass tube (metal w/ o-ring) problem is the original housing h...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTNXZ1F92
This truck has a problem only on cold start now. Came in originally for a poor running problem for an extended time in the morning. Found code 1211 in memory. When the problem occurred the fuel pressure was very high (2000psi @ idle) and the inj cnt. % was sli... Trouble codes: 1211 (Fuel pressure low/high)
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V6Y
please any help write to [...] Trouble codes: P1451
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1993 Mercury Capri 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 6MPCT01ZXP
Need some advice on where to go next. Car came in with complaint of runs rough and smokes occasionally. Verified complaint on startup. Pulled plugs and found #2 and #4 fuel fouled. Checked compression, good on all cyls. Noticed #2 and #4 inj. buzzing with key ...
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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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1993 Ford Mustang 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy
Tim from PA was right on. The orange wire had been tucked up into the harness by the person that did the engine swap 2 years ago. We ran the orange wire to ground and the O2 sensor voltage went to normal and the car went into closed loop. Thanks Kevin Gilber... Trouble codes: 95 (Secondary Fuel Pump Circuit Failure).
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNW21SX4
I need a vacation. I had a dumbass attack. I work for a gm dealer and all of our engines come with no oil, Ford puts oil in theres. I put 7 qts in this one and didnt check it. It ended up being 6 quarts over. Drained the oil and filled back up with 7 qts and ...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FAFP24135
Hello and thank you for your time. The customer says they have negotiated with the dealer where they purchased the car to have the instument cluster replaced for free. Every reply I received indicated the cluster is a known problem. I did price out a new clust...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW31P56
removed high psi oil pump cover found stc connector not properly connected replaced w ith the updated ford/ international component all runs fine now
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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Charging VIN: 2MEFM75W9X
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES- BASICALLY WE JUST CHECKED AND CLEANED ALL THE GROUND CONNECTIONS ON THE CAR-FINALLY FOUND A ALTERNATOR THAT CHARGED ABOVE BATTERY VOLTAGE AT IDLE IN GEAR-I GUESS I JUST HAD BAD LUCK ON SELECTING PARTS- AND IT DIDNT MATTER IF IT WAS...
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV12T4Y
It took alittle while for the customer to return. I just replaced the oxygen sensor and every thing seems to be ok.It does not explain the code clearing after hooking up the scannner.If the vehicle returns then i will reprogram the pcm.thanks for the help
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