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1993 Ford F F700 6.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FDNK74P4P
this has me stomped i not the best diesel mech but my customer has this truck and with it floor it will not go over 35 mph i belive there has to be some kind of govenor thats keeping this from going too fast. if any one can point me in the right direction on w...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L alarm system VIN: 1FMDU32X1T
Thanks for the help. Explorer came in with intermittent no start, checked module status, R.A.P. module " remote antitheft personality module" had code B1522 hood switch circuit shorted, ofcuourse vehicle was starting fine when here. Cleared code, owner took ca...
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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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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Headlamps VIN: 1FAFP34P9Y
Customer states that the headlights quit working while driving one night; the headlights intermittently don't work; when the headlights are inop. the fog lights still work. All lighting continued to work during all testing of fuses, relays, switches, & circuit...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, hard start cold VIN: 1FTNXZ1F8Y
Vehicle has been fine since last November. Now in the last few weeks customer has to cycle glow plugs 3 times to get engine to start and then it will fire and puff white smoke. Checked glow plugs and relay-fine. Removed valve covers and checked oil flow from i... Trouble codes: P1670
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4048Y
problem is cyl #1 missfire. missfire occurs when vehicle is in drive and u give it a little bit off gas at the pedal(power braking)it then starts missfiring pretty bad and code comes up. it also does it when taking off from a stop but,. okay , whats going on i... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 missfire)
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FDWX36F92
The truck does not have enough stopping power at the rear brakes. Has been like this since new. Rear brakes work(pads wear evenly). This is a tow truck, and when its loaded, the problem is even worse.
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, NO POWER CAT CLEAN VIN: 1FTNE24L62
problem was light to med. missfires on acelaration.with codes.plugs, and related coils were replaced. fuel filter was plugged. after repair due to time, found fuel press.not per. spec.and not holding.press.is going too high[over55-70plus]. have done press. reg... Trouble codes: P0303 (missfire), P0304 (missfire), P0306 (missfire), P0171 (lean b1), P0172 (rich bnk2), P0174 (lean bnk2)
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2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L power steering
this vehicle makes a loud whining sound when making a hard left turn and when you turn to the right it will whine, but not as bad. i saw in alldata that ford put out a tsb on changing the p/s fluid from mercon "r" to mercon "v" - was wondering if this could be...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L cruse control VIN: 1FTPW145X4
cruse worked one time very hard to set would not hold. at times you can make the cruse light flash but not stay on. the brake switch is under dash not at the master cyl that ford as had trouble with. what have i missed?
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2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMSU45P24
Greeting to everyone here, I have this truck that starts and runs fine for about 15 seconds then stalls (smokes and slowly looses power till it stalls). We created this problem by trying to clean out the intake/egr passage with TOP eng cleaner sprayed into in...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTSF21P95
Ok you 6.0L masters out there... Ford dealer repaired a coolant leak, stated to customer that 2 fuel injectors need to be replaced. Vehicle starts hard on cold mornings, glow plugs seem to be working, no codes pass test. Morning temps are in the teens and 20s... Trouble codes: P0269 (cly 3 contribution/balance fault), P0272 (cly 4 contribution/balance fault), P0275 (cly 5 contribution/balance fault), P0299 (turbo under boost), P2614 (camshaft pos output ckt/open), P2617 (crankshaft pos pos output ckt/open)
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Shifting VIN: 1FTSW21536
I have this truck in the shop that the customer requested me to check his transmision and MIL. The transmission does not shift properly. It hangs and then in gear then shifts. Then at times it will shift properly. The code is P0657; Actuator Supply voltage A ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Parasitic draw VIN: IFMEU56789
Ford/Lincoln techs. Just looking for a parasitic draw reading and time on this baby.How long does it take for all the modules to go to sleep.
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: Y7TLA99279
Thanks Guys i Finally got back to this message sorry for the delay. i checked for a wiring problem and chased a couple of codes and found no problem. I replaced the computer and sent vehicle out.I haven't seen it for a couple of weeks am sure it is fixed. than...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10V6Y
In closing, the customer decided to junk the truck because of cost of repair and mileage. I will say that all roads lead to the PCM. The VATS pids were reading fine except for PCM verify which read NO, halting the starting. There was no comm with PCM and no "c... Trouble codes: U1262 (Missing SCP message).
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU77EX1
thanks to all for your help i replaced the shift motor agian with an other ford part and seems to be working ok thanks again
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Clutch VIN: 1FTZX17281
Thanks to the 10 guys who took the time to respond. Out of the 10, they were split about 50/50 with half saying slave, half master. When the truck came back in for the appt., my problem was solved on its own. The master cylinder was empty for the first time an...
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