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1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A7H
vehicle cranks normal, but fails to start. while cranking vehicle seems to want to run, but as soon as the ignition is relaese vehicle will dye out. twice maybe by coincidence vehicle ran for very short time on alternative fuel(propane). as testing did install...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP42T2S
today in my shop i have a 94 gt mustang with the 302. we towed it in due to non start. we found that it has no fire we tried the coil but that wasnt the problem it does not have an ignition module that i can find and no crank sensor if anyone can tell me what ...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP65L8T
the vehicle floods cold start warm ok driving vehicle stf and lft are 0 to 4% no vacuum leaks found have noticed fuel pressure will drop about 25 psi in one hour is this a normal condition for fuel pump operation and the intake is not leaking
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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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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Smokes VIN: 1FMRU18W1W
Okay, this vehicle came in with the owner complaining of an occasional hard start. It would crank and then "clunk" and die. Then it would restart and run but smoke heavily. We could not duplicate the clunking part and when we started and drove it on two occasi...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FDXF47P03
about a week ago this truck was dropped off with 2 requests, oil change, and a oil leak on the driver side. when i opened the hood, i saw oil in, and dripping from the degas bottle. i checked the oil and it hardly showed any. i started the truck, all seemed ok...
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2006 Ford E-150 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14WX6
Hope some ford techs have seen this! The customer came in with the complaint the sometimes the engine will begin to miss fire and the check engine light will flash. At the time he brought it in there was no problem, I did find DTC"S P0300, P0305, and P0303, I ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0303, P0307, P0307
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX31P46
This vehical is was in a crash and is at a body shop and is a no start. It first had the 50 amp fuse blown for the injectors. Thought I had it solved, no such luck. Then I had codes for all the injectors. (low) replaced weak batteries, solved that. Now it has ... Trouble codes: P2618
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1989 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNBM81F8K
Greetings: Customers concern is that vehicle dies when accelerating from hard turns as well as shutters when taking off. Duplicated both. When starting vehicle it sounded like a chevy that has the timing too advanced and is fighting itself. Replaced battery-b...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L column VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
I would like some idea of the best way to fix a car which has had the column peeled as in a theft,if I replace the column can the theft system be reprogrammed to work, or would it be easier to replace the ignition lock and damaged parts at the top of the colum...
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1992 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FACP44M7N
this one is fixed ,after replacing crank sensor as per cust (against my recomdation) still had same results .told cust i was done unless he replaced ing module with a new unit. customer grudingly agreed . vehicle runs like it is suppose too. i suggest everybod...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X7P
This one really beat us up. What it came down to was a failed MAF sensor. It read correctly & passed all tests we threw at it. We disabled it & put system into FMEM & no change. Just happened that the exact same vehicle came into the shop RUNNING PERFECTLY so ...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6633W
Many of you said check MAF. As stated in post ALL Scan readings looked good. That included MAF. Turned out to be a VCT Solenoid. Variable Cam Timing Solenoid. Has to be one of the NOT so smart idesas from Ford... Thanks to ALL that replied.
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1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Reverse Gear VIN: 1FAFP46V6W
Thank you all for your help, suggestions and replies. After reviewing all, we felt that this was a normal condition now. We were able to remove allot of the stiffness and poor shift quality. All parts were Ford parts. Thanks again for your help.
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FTSE34L3W
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED.PROBLEM WAS WITH THE GREEN/RED WIRE THATS SUPPOSED TO BE BATTERY VOLTAGE WITH IGNITION ON.THE JUNCTION NEAR THE BRAKE BOOSTER WAS ALL CORRODED AND NOT ALLOWING CURRENT THROUGH,EVEN THOUGH THE FUSE WAS GOOD.REPAIRED THIS CONNECTION A...
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FAFP3432Y
a couple of guys answered the question I asked. as I stated, I knew the rest of the system worked, but not at what temperature. the low fans come on at 235 (which seemed high) and the high ones at 245. I just got nervous when I saw a temperature of 230 with no...
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