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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L not sure VIN: 1FGHTW7X6N
First I would like to thank everybody for there help with this. Here's the story 1 of our other garages called and said they have this ford with a vibration problem when you accel and when your in a turn. Both axles have been replaced trans mount, motor mounts...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L camshaft alignment VIN: 3FAKP1130Y
Hi Techs, I put a timing belt on a 2000 Escort 2.0L DOHC with variable timing. The belt went on ok but after aligning the cams with the bar on the back and the peg in the crank, and rotating the Eng. the Exh. cam is always off unless I move the cam a tad ( the...
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L delayed shift VIN: 1FMZU72K53
when driving the vehicle and coming to a stop then accel, it acts like the fluid level was low, causing a delayed/slipping feeling from 1st-2nd. came back to the shop, and checked the fluid level from the drain fill plugs on bottom of pan, fluid level is up. t...
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2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF14V67
followed flow chart. wire colors do not match mitchell's. comp. pins might not match either checked cont. and showed open not sure if the correct pcm pin. disconnected sensor misfire cleared up. left unplugged until return app. wed. dec. 3rd. thanks in advance... Trouble codes: P0020 (intake camshaft position actuater circuit/open bank2), P0022 (intake camshaft position timing - over retarded bank2), P0305 (misfire detected), P0316 (misfire detected on start up)
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM91V2S
I appologize in advance for the lack of info, the car isn't displaying anything out of the ordinary except within an eighth of a mile after first starting, it will stall out for a brief moment. Sometimes it will die out completely and others it will (die)but s...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMFU28R14
came to me after a fellow employee was tasked with removing an aftermarket alarm system that was reportedly malfunctioning & causing an itermittent no start, battery drain & possibly some drivability issues that I was not made aware of. All of the aftermarket ... Trouble codes: P1681
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCR14X0R
After finally pulling out ECM and inspecting, found 2 burnt areas on the board. Replaced ECM and vehicle runs perfect. Trouble codes: P0157 (Mass Airflow Signal Too Low), P0177 (EGO Not switching bank 2).
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1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L hard start cold VIN: 2FTFX28L2V
HAD TO GIVE UP... TRIED THE IAC, TRIED A NEW CRANK SENSOR, NOTHING MADE A DIFFERENCE. MONEY AND TIME WERE NOT COST EFFECTIVE HAD TO LET 'ER GO. I BELIEVE THERE IS A DEFINITE FUEL PROBLEM (WILL START RIGHT AWAY WITH CARB CLEANER) "ON THE CAR" INJECTOR CLEANIN...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L converter VIN: 3FTHF26H5V
Many thanks to all of you who took the time to respond. My customer was not willing to go further without knowing "exactly" how much it would cost to fix and warranty.I would have liked to fix that one thanks again. Bob
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Tachometer VIN: 1FMDU35P6V
Thanks to Jim, i was able to determine that the problem was in the tachometer. My MOD did not have a flow chart in which for me to follow. But Jim was able to send it to me. Thanks again to all that helped!!
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Climate Control display VIN: IFMPUI8LXX
Geoffry [...]'s comment to check all the fuses seemed kind of odd since the climate control seemed to be the only thing affected and there isn't a fuse labled anything about climate control...and after all, the fan was running on high defrost even if it didn't ...
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1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM653XX
believe it or not i got two bad computers from a rebuilder. the third one fixed it. thanks for all your help
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