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1993 Ford Probe 2.0L pulse generator VIN: 1ZVCT20A9P
I'm working on a 93 probe 2.0L with GF4A-EL trans After 50 feet of driving it flashes the OD light and shifts become harsh. Manual code check procedure gets a 55 pulse generator code. I've ohm checked the sensor and it has 380 ohms. I've ohm checked the wir...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAFP13P2W
This Ford is upsetting me. It has an intermintent unstable idle and it falls on its face on accel. Only does this for a short time when the engine is cold or the car has been sitting more than 2 hours and re-drivin. I am trying to associate this with her previ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L timing belt VIN: 1FTYR10CXX
Customer brought this one in with a timing belt blown The customer attempted the repair with negative results I now know how he felt not so simple set timing per Mitchell no start changed crank 360 no help has spark and 28 psi fuel pressure - pulled plug and w...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33P52
THIS CODE HAS BEEN A NEVER ENDING ISSUE, CAR ORIGINALLY CAME IN WITH THIS CODE.THERE WERENT ANY SYMPTOMS OF THIS CODE, NO ERRATIC FUEL GUAGE,GUAGE HESSITATION, NOTHING. SO WE FIGURED AN INTERMITANT SENDER FAILURE. REPLACED SENDER(DEALER PART) AND RAN MONITORS.... Trouble codes: P0460
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Front brakes VIN: 1FTNX21L23
Brakes were done 1000 miles ago, no problem noticed at that time bofore or after brake job. Truck came back with severe pull to the left under brake only, noticable at slow speeds also. Right caliper and hose were replaced this did not help. Swapped pads and t...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L rattle VIN: 1FTPW14564
customer stated rattling noise from engine at about 2000rpm, underload, pulling weight and going up inclines. noise is loud enough to hear while ac is on and radio. noise stops as soon as customer takes foot off gas pedal,does not make noise when driving casua...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L poping in air filter VIN: 1FTWW33P04
Were working on a 04 F350 6.0. It has a poping coming from the air cleaner. It is at idle and speeds up as you acelerate. Using the ford IDS scan tool weve done a compression test - all cylds. good. Weve also done a cyld balance test running. All cylds. appear...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L radio VIN: 5LMFU27R13
Vehicle came in for miss fire and check brakes. Replaced one coil and spark plug. Replaced front and rear brake pads and rotors. Customer picked up vehicle and called to tell us the radio reception is weak on most lower FM channels. AM channels are all static....
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2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L air bag light VIN: 1LNHM81W04
b2293 flash code #19 Have any of you ford guys seen this code? Data list in solus is showing drivers air bag open. I have never seen one just go bad and you cant test them. any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
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1985 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L exhaust leak VIN: 1FDKE30L6F
A lot of outrage at the fact im bypassing emissions, here in Alberta there is not emission testing, and 25 minutes at the Ford parts desk was unable to find my part, and resulting in the parts man telling me to remove the system.! homemade blok off plate and k...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Starter flywheel VIN: 1FTDR15X3P
I thank all who helped . I believe there is a mechanical problem in which the owner does not want to fund the research . Thanks again I did cover what was suggested but no improvement
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1995 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L 4th gear VIN: 1FTHF25F0S
hey everyone, it turns out the forward planetary snap ring came off and in turn was grinding into the shell hence all the metal. we will put it back together tom when all the parts arrive and we should be back in business. thank again to everyone for your help...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3FAKP1135X
Thanks to all you guys who responded to my request. I did put a known good coil on and it made no differance. Also put a new fuel pump which made no differance. We finally decided that we had spent enough time on this car without making progress. I have talked...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2-3-4 shift VIN: 1FAFP55SOY
Thank you guys who responded. I had to check out every wire on the circuit. The problem was in an oxygen sensor connector. A connector had come loose from its hanger and dropped down on the right front axle close to the CV joint and worn the insullation off ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, NO POWER VIN: 1FTWX33F41
thanks for all the help.after letting vehicle sit all weekend and starting from the beginning i found a mixture of gasoline and diesel. dont ever forget the simple stuff, itll eat your lunch if you do.
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP38391
thanks for the help guys; this one is fixed. i ended up replacing the battery because i was suspecting an intermittent internal short. at the same time, i cleaned ground connections under the air filter housing and behind the right front kick panel. i found al...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21T94
Hi All , Thanks so much for the help. It ended up being the oil pressure leak inside the vale covers. All is well now that the oil pressure is getting where its supposed to with full pressure. This was like a class on these 6.0's almost free of charge. Thanks ...
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FDAF57P05
well thanks to all for the input i personally knew injector cups were most likely the culprit just when i worked at the dealership i did one set only on a 6.0l diesel but lots on 7.3l diesel. I was just curious if ther...
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNHM97V01
Thanks for all the replies. The replies from Michael, Brian and Fred were very helpfull,as they all mentioned the fact that aftermarket scanners drop the data during the ABS event. This sent me back toward the sensors or the tone rings, as Fred, Ralph and Duan...
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