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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14U6S
have no spark or injector pulse. when first cranking have 1-2 seconds of rpm reading cel will go off then come back on when rpms drop off. have all my power and grounds after replacing eec relay still won't start. replaced crank sensor twice checked all wiring... Trouble codes: P0340
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IGA14R5T71
When this car came to me it had code P0443. In checking I found the larger line that runs to the intake from the valve full of engine oil. It ran out when I pulled the hose off.I also found that someone had replace the PCV hose and it was kinked. Replace PCV h... Trouble codes: P0443 (Evap canister vent valve fault)
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L a/c controller VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
hey guys, this truck came in with mis fire problem. i fixed this problem and noticed while test driving that the a/c kept coming on by its self. i would turn it off and within 30 seconds it would turn back on and it would be on auto. i would greatly appreciate...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L starting VIN: 1FTYR10CXY
That is when we got it. The vehicle will push start no problem, and will start if jumping over on starter, but will not start with key. We checked all related fuses, and relays, everything appears to be okay. Initially we looked at the clutch switch. The sprin...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Clutch VIN: 1FAFP34P4Y
Hello everyone and thank you in advance for any help. We have a 2000 Ford Focus with 117,000 miles on it. 5 months ago we replaced the clutch with a Ford clutch kit. 2 days later the owner complained it was "sticking". We drove it and sure enough when you pus...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L downshift VIN: 1FD3F34L21
this truck downshifts from third to first on accel, causing the cus to feel it is slipping. it's just outta gear at that point. talked to jasper tech and they believe it is elec prob in vehicle. anybody seen this happen before?? any help would be greatly appre...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L mil VIN: 1FMYU4172K
Placed vehicle on scanner and retrieved a code c1414 incorrect communication module. Also, the mil lamp flashes a 29 code. Code 29 is "incorrect module design level". Dealer states that the C1414 indicates an incorrect module in place. The numbers ID it as the...
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Rear stop lights VIN: 1FAFP33324
Hello fellow techs. Here is the problem, the rear outside stop lights don't work. The center stop lamp on the trunk lid does. I have checked the stop lamp switch- good. The stop lamp switch only has one circuit contained within the switch. I have stop lamp sig...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L monitors VIN: 1FAFP53U66
I live in the city of saint louis were all cars must pass a emmissions test. i have a customer who fail the test because the obd2 monitors have not been set and the check engine light is off and never been on. she stated that the only time the battery has been...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Suspension VIN: 5LMPU28L6X
hi guys i need some help . i have this navigator in the shop problem is the when i scann the truck it had code c1726 clear code did test with ngs all test pass when drive the air suspension pump keeps running about every 2 mins i check for leaks non fond new a...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L 1-2 shift when warm after driving 30 miles or more VIN: 1LNHM97V6Y
We have had some trouble varifing this complaint.You have to drive(not just let run)for 30+ miles before this occurs.It doen't happen every time.You go to take off from a light and the trans goes just fine until it needs to shift to 2nd.then sometimes it slips...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S23
Started out with a stall about 40 mph, wouldn't quit, but no acceleration, the customer took the car and brought it back last Fri with a skip, we had a P0353 with original plugs at 120K so we replaced plugs and boots and swapped the coils, now we're getting a ... Trouble codes: P0355 (Ign/Coil Misfire 5)
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE14292
hi fellow members. this is the problem.this car came in with misfire the costumer complaint that this happened after the car went through water .so I hooked the scanner shows code 352 and 302 i figure bad coil i replace the coil 3 times i also put new wires cl... Trouble codes: 352 (primary/secondary ig nition), 303 (missfire cyl no. 3)
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2001 Mercury Cougar 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT60381
Vehicle was towed in, no start. Timing belt shredded at crankshaft pulley. Replaced timing belt, still no start. Cylinders washed and plugs gas fouled, clean up plugs, oil cylinders & check compression. Compression 175-180 psi on all cylinders. We have a very ...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L #4 Piston VIN: 1MEFM55S52
Mileage is correct-8,528 miles- I believe this is correct.Is there any way to check if it has been tampered with? Customer went to start the car and heard a pop and a bang.The car would not start for him.We found #4 piston busted up, you can see the connecting...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1979 Ford Pickup F250 6.6L Poor Idle Quality
First of all,thank you all very much for your time and prompt response to my problem child.As i mentioned before the alternator had been replaced along with the regulator,but i doubled checked it again and found no problems with it.I followed every single resp...
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTCR11T0J
well this one is out of my hair with a repair. lonnie from ok was on the right track. after closely examining the wiring diagrams I checked for power in the correct spots on the eec and fuel pump relay and ones that should have power were grounded out. they we...
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L tach not functioning VIN: X6SUB12641
FIRST OF ALL,THANKS FOR THE HELP GUYS,VEHICLE CAME OUT TO HAVE TWO DIFFERENT PROBLEMS, ONE OF THEM WAS A LOOSE CONNECTOR AT THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER, THE OTHER PROBLEM STILL IS THE TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING PROPERLY,BECAUSE WE DON'T REPAIR TRANSMISSIONS I'D SENT...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U6V
Sorry it took so long to reply but the customer had to drive vehicle for a couple of weeks before the drive cycle was complete. Thanks again to all that helped. We first replaced the tank pressure sensor on top of the tank. Did not fix . Then we also replac... Trouble codes: P0443.
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L compressor not engaging VIN: 3FAKP1135W
replaced ac relay control moduel, and found ground wires that went to a white plastic housing near air cleaner, that was rusted and loosing ground.
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L speedometer VIN: 1FTZF1724Y
HEY FOLKS. GOT A FEW RELIES ON THIS ONE MOST OF WHICH WERE RELATED TO THINGS WE ALREADY COVERED. HOWEVER, THANKS TO CONTINUED RESEARCH OF IATN POSTS IN ARCHIVES FOUND ONE THAT LEAD US STRAIGHT TO REPAIR. OUR TRUCK HAD A 4.2L AND TH RELATED POST HAD A 5.4L B...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L A/C System VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Thank you to everyone who sent in suggestions. The customer has not brought the truck back to us as of yet. When he does, I'll be able to use the suggestions and let everyone know what worked. Thanks again and I'm sorry I can't post the fix at this time.
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L slight pull right when braking VIN: 1FDXF46F92
After 7 replies we put line locks on the rear wheels and it still pulled. Replace the calipers again and it still pulled. Replaced the aftermarket pads with ford factory pads and the problem is gone. Thanks for all your help on this one! Scott
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L rear brake VIN: 1FTNF20L72
First of all i would like to thank everyone that took the time out to responded so quickly. i cannot blame the tech that worked on the vehicle, i have to blame me. The calipers were mounted wrong. Bleeder nipple should be at the top and not the bottom. there i...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L oilpressure VIN: 1FTSF30P64
yanked motor out removed iol pan and front oilpump cover found oil pump broken rod and main beaing bad changed pump with cover rod and main bearing problem solved
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