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1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTJW35M2M
I've inherited a diesel pickup from another shop that has failed to correct the problem. I was going over the firing order from the new injection pump and haven't been able to find a firing order for the fuel line connections going to the injection pump. I kno...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU1861W
misfire above 2000 rpms under load truck came in with mifire cyclenders 4 and 5 we swaped ciols and replaced spark plugs found one bad coil and replaced know the truck only misfires above 2000 rpms and has no codes any ideas would help thank you for oyur time
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1999 Ford F-250 5.4L Timing Cover VIN: 1FTNX21FXE
Need to replace timing cover. Looks like engine has to come out. Looking for tips on that. Lift cab off? Thanks Jerry This is a Diesel (wasnt a choice in the engine box)
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L cluster VIN: 1FTNX21L62
thanks to all the responces in advance and welcome all
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF20L33
This truck came to us with a misfire on 3 cylinders...changed coils and plugs on cylinders 4,5 and 7...This only corrected the condiion on cylinder 5...Did an injector flow test on all injectors and all were the same...Then did compression test on all cylinder...
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP44444
Hello Guys, I have a '03 Ford Mustang that's a no start. I have checked fuel pressure-ok at 38 psi and verified rpm on an IDS while cranking-200 RPM. There is no spark from the coil pack, checked primary current for switching-no switching. I suspected a fault... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder misfire), P0316 (cylinder misfire)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14554
help again, its the trouble laden ford f150 5.4 3 valve i have replaced plugs with updated plugs from dealer,replaced cam due to bad lobe on 2 cyls,replaced rockers and lifters on affected cyls.,replaced timing chain guides, chains and tensioner due to excessi... Trouble codes: 340 (cam timing error), 345 (cam timing bank 2 error), 0012 (vct error)
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMZU72K42
2004 Explorer 4.0 flex fuel. truck kills intermittently when sitting at a stop sign. No e-85 being used by customer. Feels like the idle dips and consequently engine dies. Customer said that sometimes after the engine stalls, he has to step on the gas pedal to...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF21536
I really need some help! This vehicle first came in with an intermittent loss of oil pressure. It had not had the oil changed in about 15000 miles and was using 10w30 oil. But did not have that much debris for such horrible maintenance. I cleaned out the oil p... Trouble codes: P0345 (Camshaft position sensor A circuit bank 2), P0349 (Camshaft Position Sensor A circuit intermittent bank 2)
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2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF46P86
HI I NEED HELP Re:2006 Ford F450, Engine Size: 6.0 Diesel V-8, VIN#:[...] I did a diagnosis and checked all the injectors with engine off and ignition on with a modem Snap-On Computer and it shows all injectors working and clicking. The Diagnosis Test: ... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder 1 Contribution Balance Fault), P0281 (Cylinder 7 Contribution Balance Fault)
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4M2ZU86W32
Hello all, we have this Mountaineer that very intermittantly under accereration will shudder or occasionaly drop out as if the electrical system is cutting out, ie. ignition switch dropping out. Immediately restarts after stall, no codes present any help would...
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L 3/4 Shift flare most noticable VIN: 2FTHF26M3N
92 Ford fixed thanks to the cure. We had a lot of great suggestions that we had already tried before posting help. Robert accumulator v.b. R.J. on updated pcm and information on Fordtransmissioncure.com Lane sol.v.b. and yes we do have a noisy exhaust which ma...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Mechanical VIN: 1567868567
Thankyou for your advice, i felt like a dummie asking such a simple question. The borgwarner had the screw cap to hold in the lower part of the gearstick. That made life a lot easier, i did fail to put in neutral which ,made life harder on the re-installation....
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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Pings on hard accel VIN: 1FALP45T1R
Thank you all for your help. Richard wins the brass ring. it was the pip sensor. even though I couldn't see any thing wrong with the pattern, I tried another distributor (this was the third) and it seems to have cured the problem. I drove it with the custo...
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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L valvetrain noise VIN: 1FALP47V2T
AFTER ALL THE REPLIES WERE MOSTLY WHAT I ALLREADY THOUGHT MY SELF I TALKED CUSTOMER INTO CHANGING THE LIFTERS AND ALL THE NOISE WAS GONE CAR HAS LEFT FOR NOW
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L drivetrain VIN: 1FTNX21L02
Well thank everybody for replying to my need for help. Pedro was close, and Jared was on the money. I used my snap-on chassis ear to confirm it was indead the right front making the noise. The bearing pressed into the back of the wheel bearing assembly was bad...
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2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L battery draw VIN: 1FAHP56SX4
THIS VEHICLE HAS A BATTERY DRAIN WHEN IT FEELS LIKE IT. IT HAS NOT HAD A PROBLEM FOR OVER A WEEK. WE HAVE ELIMINATED THE SMART JUNCTION BOX,AUTOLAMP SENSOR ,COMBINATION SW. ,HEADLIGHT SW,ETHIER BY DISCONNECTING OR REPLACEING WITH KNOWN GOOD PART. WE CAN CHECK ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14554
well finally got the miss out. after all the replies, i started over , like 10 times, found a bad bearing on 1 #7 intake rocker allowing about 1/8" of play in roller. had alredy replaced 1 due to bad cam lobe on #7 exhaust. replaced remaining 2 rocker on #7 an... Trouble codes: P0307.
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTVX14525
Thankyou to all that replied, The customer neglected to tell us that he had just driven out of the transmission shop aprox 1 mile, we took back to them and they haven,t replied to us yet what they did .Thanks again
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Lighting VIN: 2FAFP74V48
Thanks for everyones quick replies. I asked my customer more about his reasons and he told me that he does surveillance work and needs to be as inconspicious as possible. I appreciate the input and told him that that a reprogramming needs to be done at a Ford ...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L noise in converter area VIN: 1LMHN87A41
We have fixed this vehicle. Thanks to all the replies Jim,carl,Lane,Phil,Alfred,James,Brain,shane,Mike,carman,and Ed.We did some research about the converter issue, Alfred [...] experienced that oem converters may do the same thing We found that transtar has a c...
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