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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L shift motor VIN: 1FTRX18L1X
I recieved this f-150 for stuck in 4 wheel high, scanned truck and found to be stuck in 4 HI and it had a code P1838 for transfer case shift motor so took numbers off of old motor and got a new one, cleared codes,disconnected battery,put transfer case back in ...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L brake pedal feel VIN: 1FDWF36Z3Y
lAST #S OF vin=EE44130. THIS IS A PROPANE TANK DELIVERY / SERVICE TRUCK. DRIVER STATES BRAKE PEDAL IS INTERMITTENTLY SO HARD YOU CAN STAND ON IT AND NOT BE ABLE TO STOP. ONLY HAPPENS A COUPLE OF TIMES A DAY , THEN THE NEXT TIME THE BRAKES ARE FINE. WE HAVE NE...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24LXY
I am inheriting this vehicle from another shop, and am feeling a little out of my league on this one. I am not the best driveability guy. Customer complained of misfire and MIL on. Scanned codes and retrieved P0174, P0306 and P0308. Apparently P0174 (System to... Trouble codes: P0174 (system too lean bank 2), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire), P0308 (cylinder 8 misfire)
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2002 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP74W22
Vehicle came in last week with customer complaning of engine cutting out under acceleration. Test drove vehicle and symptoms presented after appx. 10 minutes of driving. Engine began cutting out and bucking which almost seemed more than a single cylinder misfi... Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition/Distributor speed circuit malfunction)
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2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L 4wd no hub engagement VIN: 1FTRX14W05
well folks here i go again,got no engagement of front wheels,sounds lick ratcheting noise in right front not loud,like almost engaged.2 lines going to hub big line has vacuum(if what little i read is right)then there should be a pulse of vacuum to engage 4wd b...
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Lighting VIN: 2FAFP74V48
This isn't a normal request but my customer wants to disable the daytime running lamps on his new Ford. I know...why would he want to do this? He has his own reasons I suppose. Since the headlamp module controls the lights I don't see anything in the wire circ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1987 Ford Escort Pony 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FAPP2098H
I must not have been clear in my information because a couple posts told me to look at fuel supply. As I wrote in my help request, this thing was flooding at idle and heavy throttle was fine, so fuel supply volume was not the issue. Also the issue was not re... Trouble codes: 34 (EGR Closed Valve Sig Too High - KOEO), 11 (System Pass - Continuous Memory), 33 (Insufficient EGR Flow Detected - KOER).
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTCR14AXM
Thanks for the replies, it made me go back and recheck everything. I had tried changing the ignition module and the computer, but not at the same time. After rechecking all signals, wiring, powers and ground I changed the ignition module and computer at the ... Trouble codes: 88.
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMZA5142X
i have been asked to take this to the dealer.they are in a hurry for it.i got a lot of good info here on a system that i was not familiar with.you guys go out of your way to help all the time.i should stick to what i know.thanks everyone,i wish i new the fix.i...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1135X
THANK-YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED, THIS ENGINE HAS VARIABLE TIMING, AFTER CHECKING THE THE VCT SPROCKET WE FOUND SOME SIDE MOVEMENT, NOT VERY MUCH, BUT WE BELEIVE THIS IS WHAT THE PROBLEM IS. THE SPROCKET COSTS APROX. $400.00 THE CUSTOMER IS UNWILLING TO SPEND ANY ...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51431
thanks to those who replied. the customer finally brought the van back to us. after going over voltages & waveforms again, and what you guys suggested (careful inspection of the balancer and pulling dpfe wires), we believed we checked all we could check. we ... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire monitor disabled).
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34L22
WELL TURNED OUT TO HAVE A BROKEN PLASTIC INTAKE MANIFOLD AT THE LEFT SIDE OF THE COOLANT CROSSOVER CASTING. THIS ALLOWED COOLANT TO BE SUCKED INTO THE NUMBER FIVE CYLINDER. INSTALLED NEW INTAKE AND ALL IS WELL Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank one), P0174, P1131, P0316, P0305, P0306.
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP60A14
Thansk for all replies. Based on all feedback, the customer is bringing vehicle back for intake to be done. When this repair is done we will give feedback on whether this was problem all along. Thanks again for all the excellent feedback! Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 sensor slow response 1/1), P0153 (O2 sensor slow response 2/1).
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