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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L transfercase VIN: 1FTEX148HN
shift on the go electronic transfercase. no lights at the push button controls, fuse and breaker test good. am leaning towards the transfercase control module. any input would be greatly appreciated. thx.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTSF31S8X
Hey Ford experts: I was wondering if anyone has seen this problem. This truck will no-start after it is shut off hot. The time I got it to do it, it wouldn't re-start for over 1/2 hour. Fuel pressure was good, I scoped the crank and cam sensors and I had a goo...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1420X
came in with P0171 and p0174 cleaned fuel injectors and intake,was very dirty.checked fuel pressure and smoke tested. Found small leaks from intake shafts and dissmissed as too small.watched scan data O2 sensors switching in sync Tps flawless MAF I thought a l... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU77EX1
Ford n' 4x4 guys I've got a problem here thats driving me loco. This vehicle came in stuck in four wheel low. I scaned and found code P1812 (four wheel drive mode select circuit failuer). I followed the chart to the GEM and replaced it along with the transfer ...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA55432
Checking cam signal, lots of noise and hash on wave form. If you unplug IAC valve cam signal goes clean and vehicle runs great other than no idle control with IAC unplugged. If you clear codes with IAC unplugged you have that obvious code and can run car at 15... Trouble codes: P0320, P0340, P0171, P0174, P1336, P0127
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L 4th gear? VIN: 1FAFP38382
New customer, boss wants to impress, not workin out for us too good so far. I by NO means profess to be a tranny expert, but (theres that word again) always willing to learn. Complaint was check engine light on and hard shifting. Codes are P0761 shift solenoid...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21S12
Good evening. I am trying to learn about these systems, this the first V-10 I have worked on although I can tell its just a larger version of the 5.4s. This truck will not start when the weather gets cold. In the afternoon when it warms up outside it will star...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L crankshaft VIN: 1FTNX21P83
I have this 03 Ford with 6.0 Powerstroke. This truck has the thrust main bearing worn almost into and heavily grooved. There doesn't appear to be any other wear in the rod and mains. The thing i'm wondering is, this transmission was rebuilt about 6 months prio...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L all shifts VIN: 1FMZU63W84
cust came in with complaint of trans shifts. found codes 731, 733, 734, 745. also overdrive light flashing. all pressure control solonoids resistance of 5.5 ohms. unplugged ecm connector c175t, and used amp meter to engerize solonoids at terminal 11, 23 and 34...
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2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L lifters VIN: 1FMYU02Z05
vehicle came in with a ratlle, found that timing chain tensioner o ring was leaking past and allowing chain to chatter or rattle after tearing apart and waiting a week for parts reinstalled and started after getting warm vehicle went from a rattle to a definit...
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L vent VIN: 1FMZU73E65
this explorer has a trans fluid leak after checking it out it seems to be coming out of the vent,we did call dealer to see if it is under warranty but it is over the 3 yrs any way there are no codes and trans shifts great but it does have fluid coming out of t...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L air bag VIN: 2MEHM75W54
hi i am working on air bag light it has code b2290 occupant classification system status,front passenger side i replace air bag module with no fix i think it needs ocs system for passenger seat which includes pressure sensor & ocs module but i am not sure how ...
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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Surge VIN: 1FMEU15NOP
thanks for the help. some of you said pickup coil, some said tps, some said maf or egr. as it turned out we scoped the pickup and got a bad signal , we pulled the distributor and found the reluctor hitting the pickup. because the shaft was worn out completely,... Trouble codes: 334 (egr v hi when egr closed).
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Compression VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
Thanks for all replies. Customer declined the work. You all agree with what I suspected. But I did not know how involved this would be. Boy I realy wanted to open this puppy up to see what ford did now. Thank again
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2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L no start VIN: 3FAKP118YR
turns out the mounting of the crank sensor is different from automatic to manual trans you have to change the bracket the sensor mounts on which means pulling the tranny customer thrilled thats what they get for supplying their own engine
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Charging VIN: 1FDXE45F01
First, thanks to all who offered their advice.I rechecked both alternators seperately, were showing 13.5 - 14.1 with no load. and with everything turned on it dropped to less than 10v, with the ammeter connected it show almost 0 amps. I spoke to a local ambula...
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2002 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31332
FOUND THAT THE NEW O2 FAILED NOT LETTING IT GO TO CLOSED LOOP. PUT NEW O2 IN NOW GOES INTO CLOSED LOOP. LONG TERM AND SHORT TERM FUEL TRIMS FLUXUATING RIGHT AROUND 0 PLUS OR MINUS 2. ROAD TESTED CODE NEVER CAME BACK. Trouble codes: P1131 (ho2s11 sensor indicates lean).
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L unknown VIN: 1LNHM86S03
I would like to thank everyone for their help. It ended up being the tires causing the problem. I swapped the front tires with the rears and it handled like a new car. I'm not sure if it was the fact he had just put new winter tires on the rear and had old ...
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2002 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Digital Dash VIN: 4M2ZV14T62
Fixed.Could remove all fuses and dash still stayed on.All relays out and dash lights still on. Found ABS module was shorting out and turning dash lights on.Could unplug and dash lights operated as were suppose Dont know what was wrong but going to order ABS un...
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