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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L glow plugs etc. VIN: 2FTHF36M0N
truck is a no start condition (cranks)glow plug control module (new) cycles/clicks for too long. "wait to start" light goes off in 1/2 seccond. and no continuity for the glow plugs. the e.c.t sensor is/was suspect so it's currently unplugged, (makes no differa...
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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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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L line pressure
Im using a transmission dyno for testing the transmission. I can get line pressure to move by EPC control feature on the dyno. In reverse line pressure hit 100 psi and the spec is 260-300 psi. transmission shifts through all the gears seems to work fine I just...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, high fuel pressure VIN: 3FAKP113OX
hi, i bought this vehicle at auction. it ran terrible when i got it. would idle but not go over 12mph. put new catalytic converter on it and it runs up and down the road good. has slight miss to it at idle and black smoke out of tail pipe. the cooling fan alwa...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L odometer VIN: FMRU1765XL
I replaced the cluster while the truck was running so I could do it in the coolness of A/C. Once everything was plugged back in, all guauges worked and figured job was done. Evening came and truck doenst start. Borrowed a NGS and read post on here of how to do...
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L speedometer VIN: 1FTZF1724Y
this truck came in last week with syptoms of; speedometer fluctuating from 50 to zero and trans feels like it slips when this happens, also overdrive light blinking. we rettrieved dtc po500 vss and 2 other trans temperature codes. we replaced vss and performed...
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2000 Ford falcon 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 6FPAAAJGCM
I have a 2000 ford falcon 4L 6 cylinder with a intermittent fault the problem I have is I leave the car sitting for 10 to 15 min at idle when i try to accelerate off from idle the car will surge and and if foot is removed from accelerator pedal engine will sta...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34F83
customer complained loss of power then started running rough and stalled, now will not start.performed injector buzz test #8 is very faint compared to the others.checked for shorts and opens from idm to injectors ,everything is good.oil level and pressures are... Trouble codes: P0282, P1278 (cyl 8h- high to low side open)
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35F43
have all cylinders contribution fault codes on cyl 2,4,6,8 and sometimes its just read cylinders 2,4,6 i did a koeo self test no codes came up. did cylinder contribution test got fault codes 266/272/278/284 all on left head . see no bent or broken valve train ... Trouble codes: P0266, P0272, PP027, P0284
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L abs module VIN: 1FMZU67K04
o.k. guys all tests above performed.all indicate bad abs module,re-proved out 3 sec abs lite test. tripped short bar again still test as bad abs module... got any feedback??hard too belive abs module goes bad this soon. in this ford,s life...roger [...]
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Safety VIN: 2FAHP71W17
Hello everyone, I have this Crown vic. that has an air bag light on. Using Snap-on modis found the code a B2792. It indicates a code for the fire suppression system cross linked. We checked that the veichle, to my knowledge, does not have a fire suppression sy...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28R53
this vehicle came to us with the right front suspension air bag leaking . we replaced the defective part , the customer left with the air control operating correctly . couple of days latter the air bag blew out . the customer ordered a used air bag & we insta...
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1999 Ford MOTORHOME 6.8L speed sensor VIN: 3FCMF53S7X
THANKS TO EVERY ONE WHO REPLIED TO MY PROBLEM I HAVE FIXED THE BEAST. THE MAGIC ANSWER WAS THE FORD BULLETIN TSB# 02-11-3. THAT TSB OUT LINES A PROBLEM WITH EXCESSIVE ENGINE NOISE BEING INDUCED INTO THE ECM EFFECTING THE VSS SIGNAL FROM THE EBCM TO THE ECM INP...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1FAFP56S3Y
This car is fixed and the fix was a little electrical tape around some chaffed wires. The chaff point is at the rear of the ac compressor hose manifold. The manifold has a bracket were a plastic push rivet to secure the wiring loom is suppose to plug in. Th...
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Stall VIN: 1FTZX1727Y
The key to this whole problem ws the 1.65v(1650mv) at the o2 sensors. The truck was not running rich by the 5 gas but the pcm was reacting to the incorrect signals from the o2. When I backprobed the o2s I got 9+volts but it would drop the longer I had the key ... Trouble codes: 1132 (o2 not switching ratio adapting lean for rich condition), 1152 (same on this bank).
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14UX2
Special thanks to kent in florida, He taught me how to make a piston stop from a hollowed spark plug, two nuts and a section of all thread. weld a nut inside the body of the plug and weld another on one end of the allthread. when the tool is installed in the #... Trouble codes: P1336.
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35F43
yes injector assembly one cali. one federal miamatched injectors
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