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1973 Ford Thunderbird 460CID fuel overflow VIN: 22J87A1302
Just did a carb rebuild on this car, feul is now pumping straight out the top of the carb, Float is adjusted properly with the correct tool at @ 49/64", I paid very close attention to details but just wondering what possible places to look at when re-rebuildin...
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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 Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A5R
This truck initially came in with MIL on, no running problems. Found a faulty DPFE and replaced it. Went to drive it after and it stalled and was hard to restart. Code 224 was set(coil control fault). I scoped PIP in and out, CID and they looked ok but had no ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZF1724W
help ,help, please.truck cut off going down road like cutting key off.no spark,no inj. pluse, no mil light on , no communication on scaner.checked power at pcm relay power only on one terminal even when cranking. all fuses good ,changed relay .will not start i...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTSS34S8X
Has misfires on several cylinders.Plugs recently replaced.Replaced 4 coils.Missfire stll changes around.Some times on the cylinders W/ new coils,sometimes on the others.Scantool not showing injector fault & can notice even rpm drop when injectors unplugged 1 a... Trouble codes: P0301
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L instrument cluster VIN: 2FMDA5247X
Hi folks. Has anyone seen all the needles on the instrument cluster go beserk in unison- going from one end to the other for a few moments & then work fine for days. The tach needle was pinned and lodged itself by the gear selector indicator bending it. I remo...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Daytime running lights VIN: 1FMZU72E0Y
Hi all, We have this 2000 Explorer with a DRL problem. The longer it sits and the cooler it gets the worse the problem is. The problem is: when you turn the key to the run position (KOEO) the daytime running lamps will not come on. After about thirty seconds...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on, lean code VIN: 1FTYR14V71
please help i have a 171,174 lean code and it will notgo away with typical cleaning and repair any all vacuum leaks truck has high long term trim and will not clear its self without batt disconnect. to correct stays away for about 2 months after long term trim... Trouble codes: 171 (lean), 174 (lean)
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMPU16L82
I'm trying to help the trans. guy down the street. He does not own the tester required to run through the flow chart for code 781 (1-2 shift problem). The truck does not perform the 1-2 shift when starting from drive mode. It revs high in first and skips over ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L a/c VIN: 1FTWW33P93
A/C works good around town stops working on the highway - compressor shuts off unable to check pressures while on highway will need to get hold of pressure gauges to check blower always works good no fault codes
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start/ no power VIN: 1FTNW21P03
this diesel (not my specialty by any means) will take a long time to crank when cold, will have no power until it is warmed up. after truck is warmed up it will run great all day long. mil is off, codes in storage. i agreed with customer that problem is likely... Trouble codes: P0266 (cyl 2 contribution), P0269 (cyl 3 contribution), P0404 (egr circuit out of range), P0405 (egr sensor a low)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTPW14594
This truck has stiff steering most of the time. Still has power assist but just doesn't seem to have enough assist. I've checked for seized ball joints, tight tie rods I removed steering shaft and checked u joints all OK. I think that it might be in the steeri...
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L timing VIN: 1FTYR10D15
i need help with this thing. i need to know how to get it back in time. the cams are sloted so thats not the problem the crank however does not have a keeper. the research i have done says that the balancer bolt friction is what keeps it from moving. any info ...
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2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L tire monitor VIN: 1ZVFT80N57
body shop replace new tire,rim and monitor sensor right front and now tire monitor light on dash. modis show 0 psi right front all other show 35psi, switch 2 front left to right and modis still show 0 right front. how do you reset this without a tire monitor t...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L power steering pump VIN: 1FTSX21Y78
vehicle came in with no power steering and pink milky fluid in the power steering resevoir.replaced power steering pump and flushed system.now power steering is noisey but has power steering assist.have purged system with vaccum pump according to shop manual a...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L front brakes VIN: 1LNFM91VXW
this car came in,customer said brakes apply themselves he could feel them dragging.he said he couldpull over shut the vehicle off,the brakes would release.upon driving the vehicle i found the customers complaint of locking brakes to be true but it took a while...
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1994 Mercury Topaz GS 2.3L Transmission VIN: 1MEPM31X6R
Found the linkage to transmission throttle valve broken & disconnected due to throttle valve lever itself not opening more than 1/4 travel. Test drove with linkage disconnected & found vehicle will not upshift or shifts extremely late when the engine is cold; ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, smokes VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
The fix was other injectors. After reading the mail and talking to a local shop that specializes in diesels, I replaced the injectors with some used ones that the customer supplied. I put new o'rings on them. The customer says it runs better than it has in a l... Trouble codes: P0275, P0284.
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1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Instrument cluster VIN: 2FMDA5345X
Thanks for your suggestions. The only one that we had not already tried was Brad's idea of having the computer flashed. We took it to the dealership and were told that it already had the latest software available and there were no updates that could be done ...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51412
THANKS FOR ALL HELP CUSTOMER TOOK VEHICLE ON VACATION. I HOPE HE WILL RETURN SO WE CAN RESOLVE THIS PROBLEM.SO FAR CAR HAS NOT ACTED UP HERE IN THE SHOP OR WITH CUSTOMER LATELY.
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L poor power VIN: 1FDAF57P04
This one is fixed, I found an exhaust leak at the turbo inlet y pipe, couldn't hear a leak but the firewall was all black with soot from the leak, also relearned the vgt, truck runs great now, thanks for all those who took time to help. Trouble codes: P132B.
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRW12W86
I am sorry for the delay in replying to all your suggestion regarding my requested on the no start Ford F 150. majority you say to replace the fuel pump. I retest the fuel pump on get a reading with key on 30psi and cranking 35 - 42psi. I did not satified with...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L traction control VIN: 2MEFM75W3Y
hey i think this one may be fixed.thanks to JIM and BRAD for replies.this one i knew in the back of mind had missfire but would never set code.2000 my had some issues.on iatn site found test drive procdure to force moniters to run finaly got p0350.where to go ...
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