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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start
Dear Ford Tech. this explorer came to workshop on Sunday and the driver said he has problems to start the car ,when we checked we have found that from the high tension wires "jumping" sparks , so we replaced the wires with original ones and also the spark plu...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRX17L2X
Greetings techs. I have a large water leak that I am having trouble determining the cause. This F150 has a 5.4 engine. The engine block valley under the intake manifold is filling up with water. It seems to be coming from somewhere in the back of the engine, b...
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2000 Ford Explorer XL Fleet 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU71XXY
greetings to all a local repair shop installed a rebuilt engine they installed the cam sensor and syncro not using the proper tool so it set a code po1309.they bought the truck to me ,using the proper tool i got number 1 cylinder on top dead center and instaal... Trouble codes: P1309
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L drivetrian VIN: 1FMZU73E74
hello all,I have an 04 explorer that came in with a vibration that starts at 45mph and continues to get worse as speed increases.i replaced a sticking u-joint inthe front drive shaft-no help.seeing a tsb on rear shaft i tried 2 different rear shafts-no help.ra...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L noise in converter area VIN: 1LMHN87A41
There is a rattle noise and it sounds like it is coming out of the bell housing area. The noise puts you in mind of a rattle catalic converter that has come apart in which that has been checked out and not the noise. We removed the trans and found a lot of rou...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S23
Vehicle came with a bad oil leak (Oil Pan gasket was blown out) and a skip, it was in 2 mos ago, we replaced 3 coils under intake, motorcraft spark plugs, ign boots, at the time this fixed the problem. This time we've replaced the oil pan gasket, replaced the ... Trouble codes: P0353 (engine misfire), P0355 (engine misfire), P0356 (engine misfire)
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1991 Mercury Sable GS 3.8L Air Bag VIN: 1MECM5041M
Yes! The mileage is accurate. This is a client's car that was recently a gift from his grandma. It is truly like a new car. The airbag light is flashing a code 4. I checked the fix data base and not much there. My Ford info only goes back to 92 when they went...
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1MEFM6534K
Please Help, The customer stated that the problen accured after the battery light was flashing and the alt was replaced. Engine has a severe miss,bucks, and jerks, tack jumps and engine stalls when cold. Runs better after warm up, but still stalls and jerks at...
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1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Harmonic Damper VIN: 1FAPP64R5L
Most said that this was problem with these motors We offered this solution of a steel damper instead of the stock aluminum one but have yet to get an ok to get one Thanks for all the help
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBJS31L5V
Blocked off EGR valve as suggested, DPFE volts still changed when revving engine, but did not set code on test drive.Decided that there must be clog or leak in upstream tube just as code description states. Vehicle seems to be fixed with new EGR tube. After re... Trouble codes: P1406 (dpfe upstream hose plugged disconnected).
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L camshaft alignment VIN: 3FAKP1130Y
Thanks for the 5 replies I got but maybe I didn't explain the problem well enough. I know about having the cam sprockets loose and I had it right the first time I did it. What was confusing to me was that after I tightened the sprockets I could move the Exh....
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