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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMDU34X1N
customer would like to keep truck and would rather not need a new engine
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25G9V
customer brought truck to me from a diffrent shop,truck will crank but no start,they replaced every thing ,it seems like.ok i checked all my grounds,all my b+.traced all wires from distributor to moudle to computer all grounds and b+ show good.every thing seem...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L inst. cluster VIN: 1FTNW21F12
this problem was happening before we worked on this truck. we replaced the batteries failed load test. going down the road the inst. cluster goes dead, gauges fall to zero tach stops working alt. light comes on. then it will start back working. please help.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14594
the truck came in with a v.c.t. code and the #6 missfire code. we replaced the v.c.t.on the driver side head and the #6 plug and coil,went on a road test and we get the p0306 back and now a lean code p0174, we put an injecter in #6 and still get the p0306 and ... Trouble codes: P0306, P0174
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FDXE45PX4
my friend has been having alot of trouble with this ford 6.0 power stroke for not starting for no reason at all it wont start dealer keeps telling him its a high pressure oil leak been in shop 4 or 5 times to fix what they say is a high pressure oil leak he co...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Starting VIN: 1MEFM55S81
Intermitant no crank,no codes,theft light not flashing. Voltage check at range sensor and relay seam to have key on and crank voltage. I think the pink wire from the PCM is not grounding the relay when it won't crank. Doesn't seem to be a PATS fault. If you le...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fuse 16 VIN: 2FMZA5144X
I don't know to call it a fix or a temp. fix. We checked harnesses for rubs, chaffs etc and found none. Wiggled,disconnected and reconnected alot of switches etc. Fuse quit blowing and sat here for a week with no problem. Owner picked it up knowing it may repe...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU77E32
Well, thanks to everyone who responded. I have to admit that this was way to easy. After I pulled the 02 sensors, I didn't drive the vehicle. I just ran it in the bay. The engine rev limiter cut the accel at 3000 rpm, so it felt like the problem was still ther...
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2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L monitor will not run VIN: 1FTRW07342
OK...THANKS TO ALL THAT SO QUICKLY RESPONDED TO MY PROBLEM!! THE TRUCK IS FIXED, BUT THE PROBLEM WAS NOT THE VEHICLE!! THE PROBLEM WAS THE LACK OF CUSTOMER INFO AND THE LACK OF ME ASKING QUESTIONS SOONER!! (HINT TO ALL TECHS) BEFORE THE CUSTOMER BROUGHT THIS T... Trouble codes: P1000 (system incomplete).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Thanks to those that took the effort to respond. I replaced the throttlebody today and all is well. Dealer had to order it so I guess its not a very common problem. Trouble codes: P2100, P2104, P2110, P2112, P2111.
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2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Daytime running lights VIN: 1FMDAXXXX5
Thank you Stuart and Greg for the help. Much confusion from the Ford dealers I talked to about activating the DRL feature. One said a new GEM module and re-programming but the "As built" data would have to be modified through Ford's tech line. Still another sa...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L no start VIN: 1FTWW33R08
Thanks for the responses. Stephen was dead on. All Canadian clusters come with PATS. I took a look at the column to see if the truck was equipped with the halo receiver but it was not. My thinking was I could just program a coulpe of keys into the system. With...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNFM97V4W
Hi, Thank you for everyone who responded. All the emails I recieved indicated a possible low reference voltage (possibly from another sensor pulling the signal down). The reference voltage however was fine the problem ended up being a defective fuel pump. Wh... Trouble codes: P0190.
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