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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FTHF26M2N
This deisel will start and stall all the time, only runs a few seconds then dies. Will not run on wd-40 likes our tow trucks when hard to start. Customer drove on saturday, then went to start yesterday and no start, he switched from front to rear tank the gaug...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11H8T
CUSTOMER COMPLAINT was 1) mainly that engine would ocaisionaly be hard to start/starter turn slowly. and 2) it often mildly hesitated under load in mornings for first 20 minutes or so. Other system repairs were also requested if engine was found sound. Initia... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire), P0174 (System too Lean Bank 2)
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1761W
hello ford guys, need some help on this one. came in a week ago with both dtc's p0171 & po174. maf hertz was only 133 - should be 153 - 159 for our location. replaced the maf sensor. vehicle returned today with same trouble codes. maf hertz back to 138. smoke ... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean bank 1), P0174 (fuel system lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 5.4L front brakes VIN: 1FTNF24L4V
van was brought in with concern of pulling to right while braking-on test drive it was noted that the steering wheel shakes when you apply brakes--inspection revealed that the front brake pads had approx 10% left---the caliper pistons had rust on them where th...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Starting VIN: 3FAKP1133Y
Vehicle is a no start now. Fuel pressure is fine at between 40 and 55 psi. Timing belt and timing are okay, and we have changed out the ignition coil with no change. Compression is good on all cylinders at between 130 and 150. The spark appears to occur only o...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCUO3101
has compression,190 psi on cylinders 4 and 6 have noid, fuel spray, injectors tested both way ohms and pressure dropput. put in know good COP still both cylinders are dead. Found intake o-rings leaking, smoke tested plastic intake no problems found.i feel its ... Trouble codes: 1507 (check vpwr voltage to iac valve)
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21T94
Hi Guys and Girls, I need help with this diesel. We dont do these 6.0 engines but have lots of experience with the 7.3. This beast will start when cold but will not tach over 1000 rpms. It had an IPC sensor code . We changed the sensor and now the code is gone...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU93193
HELP about two weks ago I got a call from a long time customer his girlfriends escape had started to run badly what he described as a missfire witha severe lack of power. I asked him to bring it in for some testing and diagnosis and was told that she had taken...
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FDAF57P05
customer complains of fuel in coolant i was not aware the 6.0l diesel could leak in the same area as a 7.3 if some one has ideas where the fuel is getting intop the coolant other than injector cups let me know
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX125X5
i do get a code for #8 misfire some times no other codes in koer koeo memory Trouble codes: P0307
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Starter & Heater VIN: 1FDXE45P36
This is an intermittent problem only happens when it gets cold, blows the 20 amp. fuse it takes out the starter and gets towed back to garage. We replace the preheater fuel pump because when we took the middle electrical connector off the circuit cleared up an...
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1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1LNLM91V8R
okay guys. need help bad. this car has a thorn in my side. the car belongs to my father and i've tried to talk him into getting rid of it to no avail. anyway, the car lopes horribly at idle especially when cold. give a little gas, it stumbles a little but then... Trouble codes: 335 (egr sensor no voltage), 136 (left o2 sensor lean)
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM66247
i guy rough one old lady roll about 8000km a year with hes car i check fuel pressure ok 35 to 40 smoked machine in too intake nothing no vaccum leak no cracked hoses clean mass air flow run the car for2 days check came back po172 po175 egr check ok decarbonise... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172
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1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4M2ZV1111W
This car seems to just randomly die. It was towed in for a no start. Had no spark. Pulled the cap off and saw the little carbon button was gone. Replaced the cap & rotor still no spark. Checked codes and found P0340 Cam Position Sensor. Said screw it and just ... Trouble codes: P0340
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF26H8K
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL YOUR REPLIES WE TALKED TO THE CUSTOMER YESTERDAY AND EXPLAINED THE SITUATION AND SAID HIS BEST BET WOULD TO STOP SPENDING MONEY ON DIAGNOSIS AND JUST GO FOR A NEW ENGINE. CALLED THE LOCAL SLAVAGE YARD AND FOUND ONE FOR 700 BUCKS WITH 40 THO...
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1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X4M
swapped the regulator and wa-la, no more pressure spike. thx everybody.
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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU32P5T
We opened up the relays and they looked great. Not being able to simulate the problem we gave the vehicle back to the customer. She called one morning to say it would not start, by the time one of the techs got to the vehicle it started. It's been a week now...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
WELL ITS FIXED THANKS GUYS - I REPLACED THE DPFE AND ROAD TESTED IT - NO HELP , REPLACED THE SYNCRO SHAFT ASSY. AND SET IT PROPERLY - FINALLY GOT NO CODES. I LEARNED ALOT ABOUT FORD CAM /CRANK SYNC. THE COAST FROM 60MPH REALLY MAKES IT EASY TO CHECK FOR PE... Trouble codes: 91309 (misfire monitor).
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L downshift VIN: 1FD3F34L21
I thought I had seen it all in 35+ yrs, but a TPS that swept good,read good,set no codes, when replaced, fixed the condition. My only conclusion was a TPS that maybe was to quick?? Who knows, but vehicle is down the road. I'll never say never again,or take any...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMRU17LXI
sorry it took sooo long for the post. i got married, went to hawaii, and came home just in time for a hurricane ike.problem solved!!. believe it or not the culprit was the pcm. i struggled hard to MAKE SURE I HAD ALL THE EVIDENCE, but rest assured it was bad. ... Trouble codes: P0402.
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L mil VIN: 1FMYU4172K
Fixed the air bag lamp. Found a cut wire under the fuse block. The brake and ABS lamps were also on, and we found that the connector to the control module was corroded and that one of the tabs had broken off. It was apparent that this condition was on going an...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F83
just goes to show never trust a new component the new glow plug relay was bad replaced the relay all seems better 90% anyway if it sits for a week it is still a bit hard to start
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2003 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMCU94123
Intake gaskets fixed it. The morning after I posted this, I was running the engine cold and listening for vacuum leaks. I thought I could hear a leak somewhere either under or behind the intake (even at 17 inches of vacuum on my gauge). While I was looking ...
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Well, this beauty was finally pulled from the shop I was consulting at. The fuel pump made the most improvement in the condition at heavier loads. I did supply full voltage to the pump, and drove pressure about ten PSI above max. allowable, just to see if th... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L 1-2 shift when warm after driving 30 miles or more VIN: 1LNHM97V6Y
Found internal damage to several seals.we replaced the transmission(per customer request).All is good now.Thanks for the help.
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