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1965 Ford mustang 3.3L master cylinder VIN: 8T01T16017
Hello everyone. I have a quick question for the mustang gurus. This car is a hardtop, automatic with drum brakes. The master cylinder is bad, and the owner wants to convert to power brakes, but keep the drums. I have found a few conversions without changing th...
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y0J
Hello all and thanks in advance. Towed in this truck Sunday after church. As the customer was going home it just died on him. Checked fuel press (none) and checked fire at the pump (good). I replaced the external fuel pump and filter. It cranked and run fine f... Trouble codes: 98 (etc ckt fault KOER), 54 (air charge temp signal high-ckt open KOER), 51 (coolant temp signal high-ckt open)
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEX14N3N
customer has been working on this vehicle and replaced the listed components. At Idle Cylinders 2&5 missfire. There is weak orange spark or no spark at the distributor cap towers. at approx 1700 rpm the spark increases to a good blue spark and the miss disappe...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1134W
This vehicle came in with a timing belt broke. I replaced the timing belt,tensioner and idler pulleys. Now Ihave a Cam sensor code. According to diag. there should be at least 10 volts at the sensor with key on engine off. I checked all wiring and replaced the... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cooling VIN: 1FTWX32F4Y
Hello. This truck is not cooling very well after a new comp., orifice tube, dryer. Flushed lines and condenser.added 2lbs 9oz freon. I could get down to 43 deg at an ambient temp. of 93 deg. One thing, the evap. inlet is cold but the outlet is warmer. I don't ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMYUO4141
To all my ford transmission fellow mechanics. I'll try to make this short as possible. The customer bought the vehicle from an auction. Drove it a little and the trans. burned up. Took it to a trans. shop and they rebuilt it. Drove it about 50mi. and it burnt ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil leak VIN: 1FTSX30P03
Thanks in advance. This truck has an oil leak at the rear of the engine and is leaking down both the rear of both heads. Looked in the fix database and it sounds like i have a bad icp sensor. If anyone could help with a procedure to get at it to check it that ...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Gauge Cluster VIN: 1FMDK01185
Hello Everyone, I have a 05 freestyle that was towed in. No start when key is turned on reverse lights come on always. Inspected wiring diagram and network. Found cluster is inop completely black. Can communicate with all modules except cluster. Reviewed wiri...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L module? VIN: 2FAHP71W65
Vehcile came in w/ ABS & "brake" (dash) lights on. No codes available from ABS module. all other modules communicating normally. Check power & ground to ABS module-good. Substitute ABS module w/ known good out of same yr/model of car. Read IATN posts for simil...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21R68
Vehicle was brought to us as a trade-in to the local Ford dealership. It had multiple codes in pcm. After talking to the used vehicle department for the dealership we were told that the exhaust had been modified by previous owner. Upon trading it in he returne... Trouble codes: P2452 (Diesel Particulate Filter Pressure Sensor A circuit)
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S84
hello i have a 2004 lincoln Ls that intermittantly falls on its face, wont go over 25mph, and idles very rough. i have 3 codes p2100 p2107 and p2110. i am almost positive the problem is the tps on the throttle body. the reason that i think this during the even... Trouble codes: P2100, P2107, P2110
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L coolant tank VIN: 1FALP52U2V
TALK ABOUT QUICK RESPONSES. I SHOULD HAVE MENTIONED THAT THE RESERVOIR WAS NOT CRACKED AND I CHECKED FOR HEAD GASKET LEAKS SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE POSTING THE HELP REQUEST. I LOOKED IN THE DATA BASE FOR RELATED PROBLEMS AND HADN'T FOUND ANY. COOLING SYSTEM IS Q...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L oil leak VIN: 1FTSF31FXX
Thanks for all the help guys the fuel and antifreeze is clean and found alot off oil in the turbo intercooler tubes have a turbo on order thanks again for the help Chris
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L steering wheel VIN: 1FTYR14XOX
thanks for all who replied . after doing another check i found play in right upper ball joint. i had ft. end jacked up and got play in ball joint by pushing down, you could get it too make popping noise. it had no play in it by pushing up on tire. customer cam...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L taillights,fuel gauge,door locks VIN: 2FMZA5142X
Well this van is fixed after some confusion by the ford dealer and my not having dealt with one of these before, to explain, the rear electronic module was the problem and after having the dealer order a new unit they were unsure if it needed to be programmed ...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L shfts VIN: 1FMPU8L7YC
Thanks to all who replied. Some of the suggestions were to check for engine problems, check MLP signal and to check the filter. We decided to replace the solenoid body and to replace the accumulator body. While there we also removed the main valve body and rep...
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