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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L t case VIN: 2FTDX18W8V
thanks all in advance. i have a persistant output seal that leaks from the transfer case.confirmed the leak everytime.the seal.inspected and confirmed the tranfercase vent, ok. this is my first time to inspect and repair this truck.i noticed that the yoke has...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3FAKP1135X
This vehicle surges/misfires at 2000 RPM only when engine is warmed up. Does not surge above or below 2000 RPM or when engine is cold. Vehicle will act up while driving or brake torquing. I have tried unplugging the MAF sensor and have tried a known good MAF s...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15X8X
vehicle has new fuel pump &pressure regulator has 65 pounds of fuel pressure with old regulator and some one has made it so it will not regulate straigh through it will not run with a new regulator&willrun with old one but run rich code on both banks
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: IFTNE242IY
hello everyone. need some help on this headach. van was towed in. tried to start but wouldn't, just turning over. pushed it in the shop. was told it just shut off while idleing. checked fuel pressure, 40 psi. checked for spark. fine there. tried to start, and ... Trouble codes: P1100 (MAF Sensor Inter), P0232 (Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit High), P0302 (Cyl. 2 misfire), P0303 (Cyl. 3 misfire)
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L abs VIN: 2FTRF18W3Y
Hello fellow techs. Cant seem to pin-point this problem. The speed sensors are reading 3 mph when the vehicle isnt moving, the ABS activates when vehicle speed slows to around 8 mph until the truck stops. I'm not getting any codes, the ABS nore the RABS light ...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDXF47F1Y
Truck is only running on 6 cylinders for sure maybe less. Have codes P1272, P1274, P1294. Followed pinpoint tests, checked continuity from IDM to valve cover connector on high side, and low sides of all injectors. All have continuity. Checked resistance of sus... Trouble codes: P1668 (Pcm IDM communication), P1272 (Cylinder 2 high to low open), P1274 (Cylinder 4 high to low open), P1294 (Left bank high side open)
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FDAW57F81
This truck has a harsh shift from 1st to 2nd when under medium to hard acceleration. It has a 4r100 transmission that was replaced with a Jasper heavy built transmission 54,000 miles ago, and 600 miles after that the solenoid body was replaced because it would...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U32
Hello All, i have a 2002 ford taurus came to the shop with check engine light on the code is po633 and p1633 code can't be clear and will come back again i checked the battery connection they are all in a good shape any feed back regarding this problem will a... Trouble codes: P0603, P1633
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F92
Hello all. Customer is a friend of mine. Complaint is a stalling condition in wet weather. He says check engine light flashes when problem occurs. The code is for a CMP sensor. I ran this truck and soaked the sensor for 20mins on and off with a garden hose. No... Trouble codes: P0344
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L 2-3 Shift VIN: 1FAFP33P33
Hi Techs. First time post. 7yr. member of this great service. I recently bought this vehicle from an auction. Upon driving it home, I noticed it was not shifting out of 2nd gear and the yellow gear light on the left side of the dash was on. There is a 2 mile s...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L clock VIN: 2FAFP74WBX
after we reinstalled dash the clock on the radio will not show up at all - go through rds to set time and date and those do not show up either - mitchell shows black and yellow wire going to a seperate clock but does not show location or any wires to it - we s...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L air bag VIN: 1FTPX14525
Customer said air bag went of on start up one morining (woke the neighbors) customer brings to the shop use NGS cannot comunicate with srs module has anyone seen a bag go off on start up, any reason for it the vehicle is four wheel drive. No damage to the fron...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L abs module VIN: 1LNFM97V7W
Hi, and let me say thanks in advance to all who have the time to reply to this post! I need help with this lincoln ABS system. The ABS unit cycles when the vehicle is going between 25 and 35 mph reguardless of weather or not your applying the brakes. The ABS l...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP62W0S
I started from step 1 The modis showed iac operation. I back probed for signal and no signal. Pinned out wire to ecm. Wire was ok. Replaced ecm vehicle runs fine and iac operates as designed
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E5Y
LET ME SAY THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED .SEVERAL SAID IT COULD BE CONTROL WIRE TO SOLENOID GROUNDING OUT.IT WAS .SOMWHERE UNDER OR NEAR REAR OF INTAKE.WE JUST BYPASSED CIRCUIT FROM PCM TO SOLENOID AND ALL IS WELL .CUSTOMER VERY HAPPY.AFTER REPAIR HE TOLD ME HE... Trouble codes: P1409.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L left blinker very dim VIN: 1FAFP55251
O.K. GUYS it,s fixed. the J-BOX,power distibution box. above drivers left foot that houses gems module is the culprit..I found out ford de-listed the vin# it no longer existed with ford... like never made...vehicle was a glug-glug,in the drink..KATRINA.. cust ...
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L will not shut off! VIN: 1FMYU93184
Another one fixed! the plot thickened after i revised the post, but IATN would not allow me to revise it again (?!?!). i had it running and it magically engaged the ac clutch, even though the switch was in the off position. then it set codes u1262, b1318, p070...
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2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L trans oil VIN: 2FMZA56493
Hello everyone.This one turned out to be an interesting one.The customer recently had a trans installed at another garage.It turned out that the installer bent the distick tube with pliers,and because this trans has a 2 piece dipstick tube we couldn't tell unt...
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2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Transmission VIN: 1FTRX12W65
Thanks All, The transmission has a internal problem. We are replacing the unit. Thanks to all the replies that lead us in the right direction. Al
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 565FB53263
Well it is fixed. The coils were not the problem. I replaced the spark plugs with the updated motorcraft number and all is well. 5 out of 8 plugs broke off in the head at a whopping 68,000 miles. I was able to get them out with the matco removal tool. Very lab... Trouble codes: P3000, P0305, P0307.
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1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1LNLM91V8R
the reason the pump relay is not grounded is because the suspension module in burn out, we removed and found the ic board and a 1000ohm resistor for the ic that was out of calibration, Rebuilt module, reinstalled, air suspension light not on and front air ba...
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