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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, very intermittend VIN: 1FMCU14T7J
Hi all members Truck run fine for 2 weeks, then it happens again, no start, customer called. I went to this call, and guess what it started right up, drove truck to the shop, engine died on me, but started up with no problem. Back in the shop, I connected my ...
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1993 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4WD always on VIN: 1FMDA41X0P
This old Aerostar belongs to an even older customer. It is always in four wheel drive. (electronic shift control) It has a driveline clunk during tight radius turns. All fluid levels are good and connectons appear ok. I have measured the circumfrence of all th...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L warning lights VIN: 2FMZA51U0X
this has the brake and engine oil lights on,they are on any time the engine is running or off with key on,we disconnected the master cylinder sensor and oil pressure switches,light still on,we have seperated all wiring to fem module thinking a short to power h...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L speedometer, abs VIN: 1FTYR10C51
Customer brought truck last week for abs light on and erratic shifting, found code c1230 tested and replaced rear wheel speed sensor and all semmed well. Truck returned this morning with same code. found to have a good mph and resistance readings for the rea...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU72E82
The truck was towed in this weekend for the same problem, cranks no start. When my technician went to start the truck it started right up no problems. He tested the vehicle fuel pressure and found 60 pounds of pressure; the specification is 30-65 when running....
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2003 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L no start VIN: 3FAFP11393
brought in in no start condition. no injector pulse while cranking. has ignition spark. replaced crank sensor.still no injection pulse while cranking but triggers when turning key on and key off. any help appreciated. we don't see smany of these cars. steve
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L air bag light VIN: 1FMZU73K14
This Explorer has a code B2294 Restraint System Curtain Fault. It has no side airbags. Can anybody tell me the location of the airbag module and resistors? I don't have any experience with Ford airbags.
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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L starter VIN: 3FAFP31N35
Please help!! This focus was a tow in with a blown fuse. Customer had at another shop witch replaced Maxi fuse F9 and fuse blew agian after a little driving. Its a maxi fuse F9 witch controls a number of things according to Mitchell. It seems to first deliver ...
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L parking lamps VIN: 2FAHP71V68
all 2008 cvpi have a parking lamp flash to confirm doors are locked key out.they do not have factory or after mkt r.k.e..i find no info in owners manuals for override of this feature.this seems to be a problem at night for covert operations.any help would be a...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride height VIN: 1LML39ST90
I did brake lines on front. when we did them we disconnected the air lines to the air bag solenoids now when we go to start the car the air pump works but will not inflate air bags. I could use some help because I made a big mistake i think. I talked to anothe...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Starting VIN: 1LMHM81WX1
Hello fellow techs thanks in advance for your help. This car came in w/ an inop instrument cluster and i orgnailly started to check the wiring harness in the D/s wheelwheel where water collects and corrodes the wires. then another limo came in w/ the same dash...
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2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMFU28R01
Hi gang, I have a Lincoln Navigator driving me nuts here. I removed the engine and replaced bottom end bearings, oil pump, installed new screen. Replaced timing chains, tensioners, and the rt. head because of the cam had seized due to clogged oil pump pickup t...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86SX1
this lincoln sets up acode po412 for secondary air injection system circuit malfunction.i tested the air diverter solenoid it falls into the specs given by all data and also has vaccum going to it.i then wanted to check the relay for this system and thats wher... Trouble codes: P0412
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEU68H53
This Aviator is raising my blood pressure. Another shop replaced the head gaskets 2 times and the left head during one of these. Another tech in shop replaced the engine with a used unit. He told me today that it was misfiring after his road test. He dried ign... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0316
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14N5L
thank's for all the advice you gave me,i replaced the ecu and also the relay and truck run's great.
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L clutch VIN: 3FAKP1137W
Seems like most everyone has seen this problem before.Turned out to be wrong ccrm from dealer.We had given only part number on original to dealer,but number was no good so they sent us one by application-wrong again!we called dealer after getting several repli...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Battery/Wiring VIN: 1FAFP52U4X
Will check out the battery junction box for loose connections next time customer has car available. For the time being car starts and runs fine. All grounds ok. Battery ok. Alternator ok. Thanks for your suggestions.
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Rear Strut Top Mount VIN: 1FAFP52211
Replaced right rear strut mount with a Monroe part that had backup washers top and bottom. Checked left rear (OEM) mount and found no backup washer present. Have ordered new part to replace it with before it pushes through the rubber next. Tahnk for your help....
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U11
WELL SORRY FOR TAKING SO LONG ON THIS ONE. WELL I DO NOT HAVE A DEFINIT FIX ON THIS, I CLEANED THE MASS AIR FLOW EVEN THOUGH THE WAVEFORM LOOKED GOOD AND MY VOLTAGE WAS GOOD. AND WE HAVE DRIVEN ABOUT 500 MILES SINSE AND NO LIGHT. SO I AM HOPING THIS TOOK CARE ... Trouble codes: P1309.
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2006 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Suspension VIN: 2FMZA51686
Thanks to all who helped. I took Stephens advise and picked up a chassis ear and it turned out to be the mounting plate on the top of the strut. $60.00 from ford and down the road she went.
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1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start VIN: 6MPCT01Z3M
Thanks to all who replied. I turned out being the module. The pick-up coil resistance was way out of range so I replaced it also.
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