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1989 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2FABP74F9K
please help . we don't have brake out box . so we are have a hard time with this car , when on light acceleration in low load , will began to missfire very badly , pop up in intake , if you put it to the floor .it will go , check on scope .nothing found .remov...
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14H3R
Hi there fellow techs I have this E350 with 5.8L engine the customer brought here for a misfiring and engine hesitation concern.We already replaced ignition high tension cable due to a leaking secondary voltage , replaced all spark plugs, replaced egr pipe and...
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1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L timing belt VIN: 3FASP13J0T
Hi Everyone, I wanted to know if anyone have came across this problem that i am dealing with. This 96 ford escort 1.9L timing belt tentioner is locking up aprox 6 to 9 months. This has happened 2x and now it happened again. Vehicle was driven aprox 15,000 to 2...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDRE1426W
During testing I found that misfire goes away if I disconnect EGR solonoid.I am unfamiliar with the egr passages on this motor.It seems to me that cylinder #3 is getting the majority of the EGR flow essentially killing that cylinder.The DPFE is functional and ... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire cylinder 3)
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, High Idle when cold VIN: 1FTZR15V3X
This is my own vehicle that I Just purchased. Gets poor gas mileage 11.75 mpg which is half around town and half 55 mph highway. Going through the basics now to find problem, but want to consult IATN before I throw a bunch of money at it just to find out THAT ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L battery light flickers VIN: 1FTNX21L0X
this truck was parked for a month and a half, before it was parked all the electrical was perfect, now the battery light flickers low (not bright) and only has 12.3 when running,if the light goes out totally it was charging but then that stopped, when it did c...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L braking VIN: 1FMYU6OE71
In about 1 out of 5 stops, as veh. comes to a complete stop, the brk. pedal drops quickly about 3/4". the scanner data drops-out momentarily, and comes back. all data is ok. Removed front wh. spd. sensors, they were debris coated, cleaned them, same problem. T...
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L oil pressure gauge VIN: 1FDAF56P24
truck came in shop with complain about check gauge light comming on very low oil press at idle, however when rpm raised light went out and gauge came up,since have installed man gauge, oil press very low 3 to 4lbs checked drain in oil filter housing ok, remove...
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX17W34
Truck has rough idle , runs ok down road. Have pcm updated and reflashed by dealer for this code . replace all 4 [...], spark plugs, two coil on number 6cly 7cly also compresion on number 6cly is 125 psi number 7cly 135 Went and changed number 6 cly inject... Trouble codes: P0175
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L a/c evaporator VIN: 1L1FM81W5X
Hello Ford Techs, Does anyone know a simple way of replacing the evaporator without pulling the dash. I have heard that you can cut the housing under the hood to pull the leaking one out (car has almost 200k and owner does not want to spend $$$ on it) Any tips...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 4x4 shift motor VIN: 1FTRX18L1X
I want to send Miles a big thank you for the excellent explanation of what was going on with this system. He told me that when the shift motor stopped working the GEM went into a shutdown mode and had to be reset after the repair was made.I was very confused b...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FDWW36FOY
i remved the head and found that the #7 piston had a hole in it . sounds like motor to me thanks to all with the replies
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L waterpump housing bypass tube VIN: 3FAKP1135Y
RECEIVED TWO REPLIES ON THIS POST WHICH WERE INFORMATIVE BUT NOT A LOT OF HELP. TURNS OUT FORD ACKNOWLEDGES, AND HAS RELEASED A BULLETIN, QC(QUALITY CONTROL) ISSUE. THEY FAILED TO INSTALL A METAL BUSHING/SLEEVE IN THE BACK OF THE HOUSING AND THE CORRECT PARTS ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTNXZ1F92
This poor truck had 5 bad glow plugs and 6 bad injectors. Now it starts and runs like a champ. Thank you to all that took the time to help, Adam Trouble codes: 1211 (Fuel pressure low/high).
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW3IFX2
well tech's i got this one out the door finally,it was the injectors at fault.after rechecking the entire system again to be sure(no one will test injectors up here,just replace is the answer i got)i replaced all eight and it runs fine,thanks for all the help ... Trouble codes: P0344.
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP40493
the problem was the manifold intake was leaking when it reached opperating temp funny i could not see this when the engine was cool
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14515
have determined the problem is with oil flow thru vct system. when cams come out of phase the engine oil pressure has dropped to 22-28 psi at hot idle. preformed multiple engine oil flushes and the problem goes away for about 50 - 60 miles now and oil pressure... Trouble codes: P0022.
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L power doors locks VIN: 1FTPX12505
First I will like to thanks to Ross , Christopher , Nick ,Brad and Matt , you guys are great and IATN rocks . The culprit was the Receiver P# 5L3Z*15K602*BA , also called Security Keyless Entry , that is located behind the rear seat cushion (pain in the neck t...
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L air ride VIN: 1LNL M9841
Thanks to all that replied to my help request to may to do individually but the general census is to do a conversion kit is the right way to do the job and with no drilling (like was mentioned if you use a strut assembly off of a turaus ) would be the simplest...
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMEU27A0Y
found gem fuse blown repaired chaffed wire. We are running the vehicle with a circuit breaker (temporarily) to be sure this eas the problem. Thanks for all the help.
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