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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1FALP4049R
Car had blown head gasket & sat for years.Removed engine & over hauled.Heads checked,resurfaced,& valve job.new bearings & rings.I have a constant misfire on # 1.spark good,compression good.Swapped #1 & #2 injector,did not follow.Replaced plug & wire.Still # 1... Trouble codes: P0301
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1994 Ford Probe 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT20A7R
Dear fellow IATN Techs, I sure could use some help. We are working on a 1994 Ford Probe, 2.0, auto, SOHC. No CEL or codes. Vehicle has no spark with spout connector in, no start. Removing Spout runs ok. Checked Spout wires and not shorted to ground or power. ...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 6.8L Engine VIN: 1FBSS31S9W
This engine has to come out and I have heard conflicting stories of how to get the engine comes out. Am I better off pulling the body off the chassis or just the front clip. Im thinking pulling the body since the engine is locked up and I wont be able to get t...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51U8W
I retired from Snap-On in June of 2002 so a little rusty. The voltage for the DPFE remains at .65v at idel at 1500RPM with EGR reading 33%, and a vacume gauge in line reads 0" of vac. I tested the DPFE by aplying vacume to small downstream port of DPFE and vol... Trouble codes: P1408 (egr system)
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP42X5X
Hi guys. This Mustang has an intermittant lack of power and stalling at stops. About 6 months ago the car was towed for a no start. Car started for me with no symtoms. Scan test showed lean running codes. I replaced a (80%) plugged fuel filter and cleared code... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 system too lean), P0172 (Bank 1 system too rich), P0174 (Bank 2 system too lean), P0175 (Bank 2 system too rich)
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMZA5144X
I have this windstar that is driving me crazy.It is my brother inlaws van who is a electrical contractor.His battery will go dead in about 45 minutes about every two weeks.The colder it gets outside it seems to happen more often.The doors can be open with the ...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L rear window defogger VIN: 3FAFP15PXR
Customer complained of, and I confirmed the light on the rear window defogger switch lights up when the headlamp switch is turned on (as well as when the defog. switch is turned on). I tested for voltage at the defogger grid and there is voltage at the grid wh...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L speedo VIN: 1F45FSD874
hi guys we installed a used transmission into this 2000 windstar and it shifts nice and all but what we found was the speedo and road speed are off. with scan tool hooked up we drive at 100 km/h,and the speedo will not go over 80 km,we find the speed at 50km/h...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW20F2Y
Howdy again, I am very familiar with the 97 power strokes but this 2000 is confusing me, on the first scan it had no pcm codes but did have a few gem codes b1352, b1318 (key in ign sw), c1446. It did have a moderate shake at idle, so I ran the buzz test, it co... Trouble codes: P0272, P0603
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Charging VIN: 1FDXE45F01
Good afternoon, I need some advice and I know this is the place to go. I have this 2001 Ford ambulance and it has some charging issues. Both alternators show output of about 14.4 volts. Inside on the console it has an ammeter that reads 40 60 amps, when you ...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP38322
hey all. focus running rich. baro at 30.5. fuel trim long is -22% short trim is -1.4%, o2#1 show normal, o2#2 shows rich .92volt, air intake 77^ coolant temp 223^ air flow is normal fuel rail pressure is 41lbs. any suggestions would be very helpfull. also has ...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Accessories VIN: 1FAFP53U43
Hey, I'm currently fighting a parasitic draw of approx 540ma it drops to around 60 ma with the #26 fuse is pulled I have replaced the CTB,GEM and drivers door switch(was open) to no avail any suggestions?
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L Battery light flashes VIN: 2FTRF18W54
This truck has a battery light that flashes for the cust. occasionally when warmed up. The cust. says the light will flash on & off say 1 minute, then stay on steady for 30 seconds, then go off. We have never duplicated the problem. With our Ford Ids iT gives ...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTSX21R48
MORE INFO: First time posting,thanks to all who would take the time for some insight on this. This is for all the Ford diesel techs.This is a family members truck.They have had this to the dealer 8 times and can't fix it. The problem is every time he takes the... Trouble codes: P0001 (fuel volume regulator circuit/open), P0087 (fuel rail/systempressure-too low)
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S51
start up car, cold runs ok for 20 - 60 seconds, then when car enters closed loop, the car idles slightly rough, will not rev up past 8-900 rpm and stumbles all the way to wide open. the tach also is intermittent during this too, sometimes reading 0. If I unplu...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTHX26F7R
THANKS FOR ALL THE IDEAS ABOUT THIS OIL LEAKER. WHAT THE REAL PROBLEM ENDED UP BEING WAS A CRACKED OIL PAN AT THE TOP JUST UNDER THE OIL PAN FLANGE WHERE IT BOLTS TO THE BLOCK. IT LOOKED LIKE A SCRATCH BUT UPON FURTHER INSPECTION WITH A LIGHT ON THE OUTSIDE O...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L fuse # 10 20amp VIN: 1FDE3T53W0
thanks for all the help. found that there was a grounding issue with the trailer harnest. i removed the old trailer harnest and replace with a new one. the customer now has working parking lights, a working trailer harnest and a new parking light housing that ...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35F63
TWO OF YOU WERE ON TIME THE WIREING ON TOP OF THE ENGINE WAS MUSHEE.WE GOT THE AMBULANCE AFTER THE DEALER & A DIESEL TECK COULD NOT REPAIR IT SO THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED Trouble codes: P0267, P1273, P1293, P1294, P1295, P1296.
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMYU60E33
We end up to replace new fuel pump and does not heard back from the customer yet, consider confirmed fixed.
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