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1990 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAPP9592L
vehicle came in no start. had fuel pressure, fire, and injector was supplying fuel. replace spark plugs vehicle started and idled well. under a load fuel spray from injector would fall out causing a backfire and bogging out so i replaced ign module same proble...
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, pops into the intake VIN: IFX3U4DXRS
this is a odd one it only does this under a load and the weather is cold , when its above 70f never does this but like now its 59f and every time you go up a hill under a hard load it pops into the intake and the timing is 14 degrees, normal running never will...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L evaporator VIN: 1FTDX1869V
Personal truck ,will be doing heater core. Thought I would ask the ford/ac techs out there if evaporators have been prone to problems on these trucks since I'll have dash out doing heater core this would be time to change it. thanks in advance for your replies
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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L 4X4 operation VIN: 1FTPX28L7W
Dear Techs; I am looking for somebody with some experience on Fords electronic shift on the fly system. I have worked on a number of these with faily simple problems that were easy to fix. This one has not been easy. The problem is none of the 4X4 modes work. ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWF32F6X
we have checked oil level,high pressure pump reservoir full,fuel pressure from fuel tank 55 psi,ipr is reading 64.85%,& ipr pressure is only 65-85 psi,we think it is the high pressure pump or ipr regulator,trying to figure how to dead head pump to make sure we... Trouble codes: P1211, P1247, P0605
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L p/s binding VIN: 1FNW21F91E
truck came in 6 months ago with no power steering at idle.replaced pump and all was well for 6 months.came back in with no power steering at idle again.they have since put 4 more pumps on and you will have p/s at idle on the first test drive only,then your rig...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L electronic brake control VIN: 1FMZU72EX2
Location of the trailer brake control wire harness under the dash cannot be found. Ford cannot verify location. There is factory wiring for trailer brakes in rear harness at the bumper and we purchased wiring connector from ford so there has to be a connector ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU04101
Hi guys, Thanks for this "look see" at my problem. This car has the following odd symptoms. Engine idling: open loop, #1 misfire. After accelorating: different speeds, misfire dissappears when closed loop is achieved(about). After stopping, misfire returns un... Trouble codes: P0351, P1137, P1157, P1131, P1151, P0301
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2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L fuel pump VIN: 2FMZA534X2
just got done finding chewed up wiring in a nissan after pulling all my hair out am i over looking something cause i dont have anymore hair.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4wd operation VIN: 1FMZU73E62
thanks to all who read this. we disassembled the transfer case in this explorer to replace leaking seals. after back together the 4wd ind. is flashing and system does not work. rechecked assembly and all seems good. found napafix article referring to poor grou...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2FMDA52413
Hello, all of the Ford technician, I have an air conditioning problem in my customer's car because the front blower motor didn't work. The customer brought a new front function selector switch assembler to us to help him change his old assembler. After the cha...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L steering box VIN: 1FTSX31SX4
hi every one need help on this ford truck, i am a ford truck person but this problem is new to me, this ford f350 super duty 4wd crew cab truck has super easy steering you can turn steering wheel standing still with your pinky, want to see if any one has seen ...
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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Lack Of Power VIN: 1FMPU16536
On hard accel this truck will missfire and engine will not run past 3800 rpm it pings and also has no power. Will also surge after accelerator is let off trying to maintain a cruise after this happens. Had two different plugs in it, both are the correct plug b... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected)
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A52
OK folks, heres another 3.9 coil failure car. I have tried all the suggestions in forum history with no avail. This thing is driving me crazy. Car was towed in no start, had a blown fuse on COP, replaced fuse car started but showed failure on #6 coil. Replaced... Trouble codes: P0353 (Cylinder 3 prim/sec crkt fault), P0356 (Cylinder 6 prim/sec crkt fault), P0357 (Cylinder 7 prim/sec crkt fault), P0358 (Cylinder 8 prim/sec crkt fault)
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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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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 5.8L reverse VIN: 2FTHF36H5L
Well, it seeems the general concensus is that it is in the reverse circuit in the tranny. The customer opted for a used c6 that offers a 3 year unlimited mileage warranty and all is well now. I appreciate all of the help and I wouldn't have been able to pull...
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1992 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L no timimg cntrl VIN: RETROFIT5.
CHRIS FROM CA HIT IT PIN 30 ON ECM WHEN GOING FROM MANUAL TRANS TO A AUTO TRANS YOU MUST CLIP WIRE ON PIN 30 CHRIS WAS RIGHT INSTALLED NEW ECM CIPLED WIRE. WE WERE ABLE TO SET BASE TIMING & PLUG SPOUT BACK UP & TIMUNG WENT TO ABOUT 19deg THANKS CHRIS & TO EVER...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTZR15X0X
I REPLACED THE TRANFER CASE MOTOR. THIS REPAIRED THE PROBLEM. THE POINTER ABOUT HOLDING THE BRAKES , ENGINE RUNNING, TRANS IN NEUTRAL BEFORE SHIFTING TRANSFER CASE WAS ESPECIALLY HELPFUL, BECAUSE I DID NOT DO THIS AT FIRST AFTER REPLACING THE MOTOR. I THOUGHT ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L 4wheel drive VIN: 1FTZR15X9Y
Both James and Pat hit the problem on the head when saying the OD switch wire harness rubbed through on the shift lever column. It actually rubbed one of the wires in half. It was grounding and blowing the fuse when the transmission shift lever was put into th...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56S81
ok many great ideas heres what happened.we had a feeling the fuel trims were the problem and worked at it from that way.we had lab scoped the cam crank sensors, ok. injector current ramp, ok. smoke tested intake, seemed ok. changed the egr, no difference. ... Trouble codes: P0306.
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L drivetrian VIN: 1FMZU73E74
after spending hours checking everything we possibly could and swaping many parts we could not locate the cause of this vibration.we decided to stop wasteing time and money and send this one to the dealer for diag,thanks to all that replied.
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2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1M1BM67UX1
found the car was blowing fuses to the ecm on every start up had to chase down the short and repair wires that were damaged when the new motor was installed Trouble codes: P1633.
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