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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1FALP45X7T
This vehicle came in from another trans shop in the area and has had 3 TCC solenoids replaced in the last 6 months. The first lasted about 6 months and the second only a few days. The last on burned right away when activated. The voltages at the solenoid are b...
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1999 Ford F550 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56FXX
This truck will run of for about 1/4 mile then will loose power and start to miss. When it happens it will idle poor and will only limp back to shop 15 mph max. Injector buzz test sounds good. Injector balance test shows low contribution on cylinders 1,3, and ... Trouble codes: 1247 (Low boost Presure), 1670 (EF Feedback circuit no signal), 0263 (Cylinder 1 contribution/balance fault), 0269 (Cylinder 3 contribution/balance fault)
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE45F21
thanks in advance for any help on this one.came in w/4 glow plug codes, all on rt bank.checked glow plug resistances through harness, all ok. customer ok'd exploratory removal of rt valve cover(and replacement of glow plugs/vc gasket) found no problems under v... Trouble codes: P0671, P0673, P0675, P0677
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Surge VIN: 1FTNX21FX3
Ford powerstroke newby here trying to fix the bosses fathers vehicle no pressure at all. This vehicle has a surge at 1500 rpm that is evident in every gear and will even be evident in the shop while this is taking place the only thing I see that is suspect is ...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Alternator VIN: 2FAFP71W05
Hello Fellow Members, My first time posting, so please bear with me...Everything on this charging system test normal...the alternator has been replaced and the battery . .problem is that after a few weeks of driving back and forth to work every day, the batter...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1138X
I replaced thermostat then ran vehicle to operating temp. It was still pushing coolant out of radiator but not running hot. Mil still flashing (302, 303). I removed #2 and #3 spark plugs to put in shop air. Did not hear any noises from radiator, no rise in c... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303, P0300.
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR10C61
Went over the grounds once again and was convinced it was a bad pcm,wrong.Put the new one in and same thing.A call to Identifix pointed us in the right direction.When the truck wasn't stalling it ran great so Ididn't think about secondary ignition.There are 2 ...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZAS7472
I am greatful to you all for your help. Turns out No. 1 and No.6 cylinders were leaking at the upper to lower manifold mating surfaces. You guys have given me the valuable information I was not getting from ALLData. For some reason those TSBs were not liste... Trouble codes: 0171 (system too lean bank 1), 0174 (system too lean bank 2).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, VIN: 1FTCR10RX2
found injector loose, replace seals and copper washer and all is well. thanks for all the replies, I was most worried about engine being damaged but everyone said that I was probably alright and they were correct.
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2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L ABS Module VIN: 2FM2A51403
Thanks Everyone who responded. I have seen recent cars that the computers needed to be flashed after installing a part. For example putting an egr valve on a dodge pickup and you cannot start the engine after the installation of the egr valve, until new data i...
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L can network VIN: 1FTDTAURUS
the brand new factory wiring harness that was replaced by body shop was defective. one of the junction connectors had one of the can lines in the wrong cavity on the plug. i switch the pin to the proper cavity and the can system is back up again. thanks to all...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L power steering pump VIN: 1FTSX21Y78
WELL GUYS THIS ONE IS FIXED.THE POWER STEERING RESEVOIR WAS THE PROBLEM.APPARENTLY THE OLD POWER STEERING PUMP FAILED AND CLOGGED THE POWER STEERING RESEVOIR SCREEN WHICH IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RESEVOIR AND CANNOT BE SEEN.SO I CUT THE OLD RESEVOIR IN HALF WIT...
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