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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L low intake vac 10" VIN: 1ETEX15N5J
ok goys pre-thanks for your help,127..k,227k either way how frequent are broken camshafts???
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L fuel pump runs on VIN: 1FTCR10A5M
I have this Ranger that the fuel pump stays on after key off. The fuel pump failed becuase of this, I assume. Replaced the fuel pump and relay (nieoffe brand), worked for awhile (less than a day) problem returned. I installed a dealer relay (as was recomended ...
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1992 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L 2-3 Shift VIN: 1FACP5344N
Hello, got an AXODE that I rebuilt 7 months ago for planetary failure. Car shows up, service order says "Car barely goes into 3rd gear" Drove car. Noted VERY SLIGHT shift flare on 2-3 shift. Seems to occur only if a 1-2 2-3 pattern is performed, such as accel...
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1997 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMDU35POV
Hey there ford lovers... This one is actually for my truck. Drivin home after a two hour run on the highway the other night, got off he highway and my truck felt like it was miss firing pretty bad. Got to the shop the next morning and scanned it... po340...cam... Trouble codes: P0340
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U6V
This vehicle is owned by a little old lady who hardly drives the vehicle. her son brought it to us because it will not pass the emissions test with a code in the vehicle. This canister purge valve code comes on with the koeo test immediately after start up or ... Trouble codes: P0443
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMRU17LXI
hello, well it seams i only get the hard ones so hear goes everything. this vehicle has a p0402 egr excessive flow detected. the first problem we came across is the hoses for the dpfe sensor were split and inside the hoses were all gummed up, so we replaced th... Trouble codes: P0402
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03112
I need some help here guys. I have this 02 Ford Escape with a misfire. Came in 2 weeks ago with a P0304-misfire in #4 cyl. Plugs were original with 125k miles and #4 plug looked like it had carbon tracking on it. Replaced all plugs and #4 coil boot. Car ran fi...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14UX2
Hey fellas, im having a hard time with this one. I need to find out how to get to tdc so I can install the sensor properly. I need to put it a 26 degrees after but need to find some marks or some way to tell me when I am at tdc. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P1336
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L windows & interlock VIN: 1FTRW07L62
CALLING ALL FORD TECHS. THIS ONE CAME IN ABOUT A WEEK AGO WITH WINDOWS AND TRANSMISSION GEAR SELECT INTERLOCK - INOP. FOUND A BLOWN 5 AMP FUSE UNDER THE DASH - FUSE #15. THIS FUSE GOES TO THE GEM. REPLACED THE GEM AND THE FUSE, PROBLEM GONE, WINDOWS WORK AND T...
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2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Transmission VIN: 1FTRX12W65
Techs, I am not a transmission expert. These are the codes I got. Truck goes in reverse as it should. Goes forward at a crawl. Point me in the right direction. Is the transmission the problem or is is a electrical part? Codes-P0720,P0722,P0731,P0732,P2106. A...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L b1994/36 VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
I have checked the connection under the drivers seat,NPF.Is the code B1994 for the drivers steering wheel air bag or the drivers seat airbag assembly?I have repeatedly cleared codes they come right back.Air bag light flashes code 36 and code B1994 is stored.Wh...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S92
P01633 Loss of KAP resets on second start. Monitoring Pin 44 I see a solenoid pattern? The system B+ voltage is pulled down for 5 mil sec then a 15 volt spike? This only occurs once but pending code is set. When fuse 7 in the Central Junction Box is removed KA... Trouble codes: P1633 (Loss of KAP), P1504 (IAC Shorted)
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1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1MEFM58S5W
Customer complains off cooling fans not turning off very intermitant happend 3 times in tree weeks. first time it happend caused dead battery. Customer pulls underhood fan relay and fans shut off put relay back all is good again untill it happens again. Im not...
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 5.8L starter VIN: 1FBJS31H0H
I had replace the soeniod twice, with high quality units. The problem was the neg. battery cable end. I noticed it was getting hot and after replacing it didn't have the problem any more! The extra current was causing the soleniod to weld together. Thanks ...
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W9S
I believe this thing is fixed. I ran it 100+ miles with no problems after replacing the MAF and bank 1 O2 sensor. Reset fuel trim and after extensive running and road tests, idle fuel trim is about -15% on both banks, but runs good. MAF volts before repair ... Trouble codes: P1121 (TPS inconsistent with MAF), P0172 (RICH bnk 1), P0175 (RICH bnk 2).
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L batt lite VIN: 1FTNW21L3Y
special thanks to the 5 replies. it was indeed the alternator, replace alt. and all is good. thanks again.
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L pats system VIN: 1FAFP34P63
Hey guys thanks for all the responses the vehicle did start after we replaced the tranceiver but it took sometime after we changed the tranceiver at first when we replaced it it did not start but after a while of playing with the modis it started not sure what...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil leak VIN: 1FTSX30P03
Thanks for all the help. I ordered the special socket for the icp from snap-on and it worked like a champ. To get it back in there is a clip to hold the sensor and use a 3/8 universal and a non wobble 12 inch extention and it goes write in . Thanks Mike P
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Warning Battery/Charge Light VIN: 1FDXE45P35
Sorry Guys for the delay...but I wanted to be sure of this quick fix. As I mentioned this particular vehicle is a tour bus, equipped with aftermarket air conditioning evaporator and condensers. Also, additional market lights. passenger lights and electric en...
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