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1994 Ford F800 5.9L Hydroboost VIN: 1FDNF80C1S
This vehicle came to me after someone had replace mastercylinder and bleed brakes. Now with engine running and foot on the brake pedal, BRAKE(red) light is on and Brake MTR(amber) light is on and the waning chime is going off. The pump is runnning(hydroboost) ...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L a/c pressures VIN: 1FALP52U9R
compressor engages and low side goes down to 20 psi and then compressor kicks off. also high side goes up to 325 psi. cooling fan is running and running water over condeser does not help. with low pressure swithch jumped low side pressure will go below 10psi. ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L steering predictability
Greetings Ford wizards, this F350 w/single rear wheels has got us on the ropes and won't let up. This construction company pickup came in for a severe front end vibration and tire wear that was so bad that if you drove over about 40mph you took your life in yo...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF46F0Y
We Installed a Complete Jasper engine (w rebuilt injectors all sensors turbo ect) a few months ago truck left the shop with no issues until. A few months later truck is towed back in no start with a bad injector driver we replace it and truck drives away unti... Trouble codes: 1280 (Injector Control Signal), P0470 (EBP Sensor Malfunction)
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L air suspension system VIN: 1LNLM9746R
car came in fully on the ground , owner stated that if he powered up relay car will stay up for 1 month. we had issue getting that to happen but suddenly we were able to get compressor running and car lifted all the way up at all 4 corners. we could not get it...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L air suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W3T
we replaced leaking air bags with coil springs. now the check air suspension light is on. i am inquiring on what the best way to make this light go out after replacing air bags. any help would be greatly appreciated!
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A6Y
hellow everybody.sorry to boder you but i'm having a hard time trying to diagnose this problem. any help will be apreciated. this car is here for a misfire. check for codes no codes found.fuel pressure is about 40 psi,good spark,good injector pulse.check compr...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L 3rd. shift VIN: 1LNHM86S21
I repaired a Jaguar before with a repair kit from Sonnax this is a lincoln LS and the symptoms feel like the Jaguar. The spring was broken on the valve body. Has anybody run across this particular code and had a succesful repair ? All the gears ecxept third ar...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L cruise control VIN: 1LNHM87AX2
Hey guys I need some help with this Lincoln. Customer brought vehicle complaining of no air conditioning and cruise control erratic. Code P1595 -cruise switches high input. Testing revealed the PCM was not grounding the a/c relay. We explained to the customer ...
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1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L alternator VIN: 1MELM53SBT
THIS DOHC 3.0 VIN (s) HAS A BAD ALTERNATOR, MITCHELL GIVES LITLE R&R INFO. LOOKS LIKE RT SIDE CRADLE DROP IS IN ORDER. ANY R&R PROCEDURE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.THANKS TO ALL IN ADVANCE.
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L fuel pump runs on VIN: 1FTCR10A5M
thanks to every one who replied. unfortunately my customer decided to donate the truck to charity and bought another. I would like to especially thank Eric [...] for his reply you not only said replace this but explained why and how things work. I believe the ...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Surge, hard shiffting VIN: 1FDKE30M3P
thanks for everyone advice. i replaced ecm and performed the set up for fipl sensor and it took. no more codes and truck shifts smoothly. again thanks
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L 2 gear, 4 gear VIN: 1FAFP663XW
THANKS TO JERRY FROM VIRGINIA, HE WAS RIGHT ON. WE CHECK THE BAND AND FOUND IT FAILED, PULLED SIDE COVER AND REPLCED THE BAND PER HIS INSTRUCTIONS AND WE NOW HAVE A NORMAL DRIVING CAR AGAIN. HERE IS THE PROCEDURE TO FOLLOW. 1) If you want to confrim the br...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
Hello everybody. Thanks for the replies on this one. Most said to change the DPFE Sensor. I did and it works great now. I did notice a voltage reading with KOEO at less than 1 volt. With new one on it read 1.01 volts. I waited a few days for the cust to get a ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficient flow), P0402 (EGR excessive flow).
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.5L Surge VIN: IFAFP6615X
got a call from customer to day saying that he is trading the contour for a toyota.he would like to thanks all the techs who try to help solving his problem.again thanks everyone taking time to help me out I really want to fix this one.and learn from it
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35PX6
Thank you to all replies.FICM was the problem.Customer unsure if they want to repair it or not.Lots of issues with this van.Sorry for long delay.AGAIN THANKS TO ALL,IATN IS THE BEST. Trouble codes: P0261, P0264, P0267, P0270, P0273, P0276.
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U76
We finally got this to stop throwing the code. We set the sychronizor to 0 degrees instead of 38 degrees like Mitchell said (the other 06 Taurus was set at 38 degrees too). We are assuming the timing chain has slop in it or jumped a tooth. The puzzler was t...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L vent control VIN: 1LNHM86S24
thanks for all the help,replaced control head still had problems(intermitantly)remove control head ck connections tighten connection.a/c works fine.
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L radio VIN: 1ZWHT61L4X
Thank you for the 3 replies. We put a noise capacitor on the alternator and that fixed it!
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