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1979 Ford Pickup F250 6.6L Poor Idle Quality
Sorry guys for not having the vin code.Thanks again in advance for your time.The problem child here is an old but well kept F-250.The engine runs real rough ,missing and shaking at idle and opened throttle.I have checked absolutly everything,compression ,fuel ...
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1984 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30LXE
Vehicle will run in start position only, dies when returned to RUN postion. 12V to module during crank and run. 12V to hall effect, ground disappears when in run. Checked schematics, all inputs checked ok. Any help would be great at this point. Thanks again to...
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L low pressure VIN: 1FMDU34X45
Hi All, Ok, I'm at a mental loss with this. replaced fuel pump because of low pressure, replaced filter. still 22psi running, regulator vac unhooked:28psi Replaced Reg, no change. I have looked through alldata and IATN and all spec are the same 35-45psi max. r...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2-3-4 shift VIN: 1FAFP55SOY
This vehicle was brought in because it would not upshift. Both the engine MIL light and the Service Transmission light was on. The owner also said, incidentally the AC doesn't work so check that out. I checked the codes and 9 codes were set. Four were transmis...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E42
Thanks in advance for any help I can get on this one. Vehicle came into the shop from a Ford dealer needing a rebuilt engine (not currently running). Customer stated that vehicle did run fine before it started knocking and cam chain broke. Installed a Jasper r... Trouble codes: P0174
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2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L rear panel VIN: 1FAFP42X63
This is probably a shot in the dark but here goes...Our customer brought this car in for what seemed like a rear suspenion noise complaint but when on further inspection it feels like a body noise. We placed the vehicle on our drive-on lift and when the body i...
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2005 Ford F F650 5.9L No Start VIN: 3FRNF65F25
I can't find any information on this cummins 5.9l using ford web site, and also using shop key. I have no specs. no wiring diagrams, and no code info. I only have code from pro-link scanner. pid:94 sid:1 (fuel pressure valid, below normal) thats what the code ... Trouble codes: P094, F1
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2005 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L no start/battery fully charged VIN: 1FAFP36N05
Anything I'm unaware of?
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Hey there Ford techs! Have a real problem child here. Long term FT at 25+, and STFT at 15+ at all times and speeds. Fuel Pump failing under high load, and FPCM showed evidence of being submerged in trunk. MAF failed VE efficiency test, and through bad info rep... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNFM91V8W
The air ride in this car was working fine. I took it for a test drive and the check air ride light came on and the front suspension dropped. Then I ran the auto test, received no codes,ran manuel test no codes.Then I performed test C no codes displayed,went to...
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L blowing fuse VIN: 1MELM62W1S
caqr was towed in for no start found blown pcm fuse in underhood fuse box replaced car started one month later car towed back same thing any one seen this problem before i spend hours that i wont get paid for diagnosing this pig
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L fuel pump VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
I think I have gotten into a can of worms, this very low miles car has apperantly been stolen or theft has been tried. The steering column was damaged so a new lock cylinder and key were made ,installed and programmed, then the car would crank and run if extra...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L srs VIN: 2MEFM74W94
Good afternoon, this should be simple but...I replaced a leaking heater core in this vehicle and removal included pulling the dash, all connectors which were disconnected were reconnected, and a road test after repair revealed the SRS light on, no cruise contr...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L a/c pressures VIN: 1FALP52U9R
Thanks for all the helpful information guys, greatly appreciated , started off with "whatever it takes just fix it" - Unfortunately customer decided not to persue any further at this time and declined any further testing or repairs so i'll have to close this w...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L odometer VIN: FMRU1765XL
We had a locksmith come out that one of our other stores have used. He programed a second key and when he couldn't communicate with the used cluster, using some other aftermarket scanner, we got a second used cluster. That one would allow access to the securit...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMZA514X4
SORRY FOR DELAY IN CLOSING WE WERE WAITING FOR THE CUSTOMER TO RETURN A CALL WITH THE RESULTS, THANKS TO ALL THAT POINTED TO A GROUND PROBLEM, WE DID VOLTAGE DROP ON ALL GROUNDS, AS A PRECAUTION WE REMOVED AND CLEANED ALL ENGINE AND BODY GROUNDS, WE ALSO RAN A...
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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, dosen't shift right VIN: 1FAFP3833Y
well i fixed this one buy replacing the whole throttle body. The sensor has to some how be calibrated to the throttle plate just as Tom [...]. replied. Very pricey to say the lease $100 dollars used. I now know a tps reading of 0.70 and below will cause the tr...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L engine? VIN: 5LMEU78H13
Thanks for the replies as most said there is a noise from the ac compressor on start up. as recomened to start it up with out the climate control on and no noise .Advised owner this is a normal noise and should'nt cause any problems.Its down the road burning e...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L column VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
We decided to repair the steering column after reading the replies and after a close examination of the column. we took the car to a locksmith who made a new key which fits the doors and ignition and the new ignition lock, then programmed the computer to ac...
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