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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Stall VIN: 1FTCR14T7L
hey all, thanks in advance for looking at this one and helping me out. this truck will stall out intermittently cruising down the highway between 45-55 mph. when the engine stalls it cuts off completely, almost instantly. it does not bog down like it is starvi...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel leak VIN: 1FDWF37F1X
After several hours of plowing snow the driver will see and smell a fuel leak in the snow, the first time it came in we cleaned the fuel out of the intake valley and could not get it to leak, next day after plowing again saw the fuel in the snow lost a little ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTZR15X0X
this truck is stuck in 4low. we tried moving the control switches but nothing happens.no operation of relays is heard. the scan tool shows the switches are operating. the transfer case does not show any change. we suspect a gem but not sure. another question i...
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRE1425Y
low brake pedal and spongy but only when the engine is running, New front calipers, all 3 new brake hoses, bled everything countless times. bypassed the abs and have lines directly from the master cylinder to the drums and calipers. 3 new master cylinders. If ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L 4wheel drive VIN: 1FTZR15X9Y
Customer brought vehical in becuase #6 fuse in under dash fuse panel was blowing, said this was occuring when the 4wd switch was put to 4wd. I have no continuity on the output side of that fuse except when I put the vehical in reverse. The reverse lights do wo...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L abs VIN: 1FTZR15E01
need help with this ranger. i keep getting abs activation at slow speed when coming to a stop. there are no codes brakes are good and abs works as it should under hard brakeing. any help on this would be appreciated
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C51
had code p1401 dpfe sensor high. sensor read 4.0 volts all the time koeo, replaced sensor and it reads about 1 volt koeo which is normal. But code keeps coming back. Here is the question... It seems that if you drive it and monitor the dpfe signal that it goe... Trouble codes: P1401 (dpfe sensor high)
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Air bag sensor-wiring VIN: 1FTPX14515
Just need a little advise. Intermittent air bag light illuminated. B2296-impact sensor status. Unable to get "flash" codes during diagnostics {Still trying} Removed front crash sensor connector. Sensor & connector very corroded. Found post about this and all s...
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W2X
This car runs fine no driveability symptoms only CE light comes on. This car has all the signs of a classic vacuum leak at idle I have smoke tested the intake system only has a small amount of smoke coming from the vent on the IAC. I plugged off the vent it d... Trouble codes: P0171 (Left bank lean exhaust), P0174 (Right bank lean exhaust)
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Converter VIN: 4M2DU86W13
Customer came in with a flashing O/D lamp complaint. Vehicle was purchased used. Retrieved DTC P0741 - TCC System Performance/ Stuck. Fluid level appears good, ATF condition also good. I recall there was a TSB on this issue, but its been years since my divorce...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFTEX14Y8N
wow , i got the first response i two hours and 29 total. I did find out what the problem was. it was the cats converters. i order a back pressure gauge and sure enough the cats a partially plugged. I haven't fixed it yet because the customer cant afford it ri... Trouble codes: 327 (egr position sensor voltage out put to high), 129 (fuel trim reached lean limit).
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L radio VIN: 1FALP4449S
pulled radio and sent to radio shop, shop said it was a normal message when circuit board fails, just stunning that a ford service writer had never seen this problem before. thanks for all the help.
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53S3X
WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THAT REPLIED TO MY POST. CUSTOMER STATED LATER THAT CAR HAD DIED WHILE DRIVING. SO DONT THINK THE CODES WERE SET BY HER.PROBABLE SET BY TECH IN AN ATTEMPT TO RULE OUT KEY IN PELLET.HUSBAND HAD JUMPED RELAY CAUSE HE COULDNT HEAR PUMP RUN... Trouble codes: P0230 (fuel pump circuit), P1260 (theft deterent).
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FDWF37F4Y
THIS SIGHT IS AWESOME.NOT BEING AN EVERYDAY DIESEL TECH THIS WAS A TROUBLESOME FIX. SHOULD HAVE KNOWN GOING BACK TO BASICS SHOULD FIND THIS PROBLEM?! THANKS TO MIKE AND JEREMY THEY SHED LIGHT ON THE FACT THAT INSIDE THE SENDING UNIT THERE ARE 2 FILTERS INSIDE ... Trouble codes: 1247 (turbo boost sensor), 541 (exhaust pressure control), 470 (intake air heater a circuit).
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF46F21
We did a buz test after having the engine warmer on all night and lo and behold one long buzz the 6 of the 8 injectors did buzz to some extent. Most were right, gummed up injectors. The warming helped unstick them so the engine would run. Replacement of all 8 ...
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L ABS module VIN: 1FAFP5351G
I finally got to get back into this Taurus. Seems I should have gone back to the beginning to start with, I guess sometimes you get too caught up in the trouble trees to see the basics of the systems. I want to thank Kim for getting me to look a little close...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FDWF36L11
First I want to thank everyone the replied. I checked maf and it was fine. I smoked it and found two rather large leaks in the emission hose and the pcv hose. The truck is fixed and on its way. Thanks for all the help.
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2AD8214853
the info. i received from brad [...] was right on the money.the ck. ball is in the filler neck.after taking hose off at the tank i was able to get the gas out. three bolts an three hose connections an tank was on the ground.thanks to eveyone who replied.
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77K04
thanks to the three replies that i received. the vehicle finally came to me with a no start condition .the customer thought the only time he had problems was when someone was in passenger seat wich was a great help. what i found was the harness to the inertia ... Trouble codes: P1233.
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2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMYU02184
waiting for customer to come back...
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