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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L code 552 VIN: 1FTHX26H3R
Greetings Ford Guru's. This 94 Ford [8600 GVW] came in for a routine tune-up and when we checked for service codes we found code 552: TAB solenoid circuit problem. Went to test the TAB solenoid and found it isn't there. The connector for the solenoid was taped... Trouble codes: 552 (TAB Solenoid circuit)
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Mechanical VIN: 2FTHF26GXR
this vehicle goes thru 1 qt oil in 75 miles, no smoke, compression 150-160 psi with 15-25 more wet compression. i have pulled intake manifold to check for bad gaskets. has any one run into this
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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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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L egr passage VIN: 2FMZA5242X
thanks in advanced, have a windstar i know the egr passages are clogged except cylinder #2. if any one has cleaned the egr passages out before. wandering if i could do it with out removing the intake. or will that not be sufficant enough not sure how the passa... Trouble codes: P0401, P0302
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWE30F5X
first of all the customer says he was driving the vehicle for 3 days with lots of white smoke coming out of tailpipe. first i check to see if oil and coolant was mixing none were mixing.then i went to start it up but it wouldnt start up and ever since i try to...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L Right front brake VIN: 1FTSS34L1Y
Hi and thanks in advance.I have a 2000 E350,1 ton van that keeps eating front brake pads,especially the right front.I have replaced both front brake calipers loaded,both front brake hoses,rotors and bearings.This truck comes in every 20,000 miles like clockwor...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17222
I have three vehicles doing the same thing possible four. All have the 4.2L V6. Two of these I have done the upper intake gaskets. Now three of them come back with the same codes and the IMRC shafts at the back of the intake are leaking vaccum. My question is ... Trouble codes: P0174
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTSX31P64
Hello, and thank you for all and any help. First I would like to say, that I am a gas engine tech. A good customer asked that I please repair his truck. The owner stated that this 04 F350 Super Duty turbo diesel was smoking and loosing power. Upon performing a...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21535
This truck has a returnless electronic fuel system. the fuel pump is not being energized . the pump assembly has been replaced at another shop . there is power coming to the inertia switch and going out. my wiring (mitchell 1) showes a fuel pump driver module ... Trouble codes: 1233 (fuel pump driver module off line)
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hard start VIN: 1FAHP53U96
Have to clear flood and feather throttle to keep running on cold start for about 20 seconds or so. Scanner showing -18F on ect and -31F on iat even when it is only about 20 degrees F outside. One day the readings were ect -34F and iat was -40F. All other scan ...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L traction control VIN: 1LNFM97VXW
Hi guys, I'm hoping someone has some insight to this Lincoln. We had the dash out of the car to replace the heater core. The car has come back with the "Check Traction Control" message illuminated. It has U1051 code stored, but Alldata doesn't provide any test...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L code p1519 VIN: 1LNFM97V4W
Hello all, I have this Lincoln in for repairs, That test out bad imrc actuator, monitor curcuit failure reads 5.25 volt all the time, even with actuator opening or closed. I tried to order it through a local ford dealer, they say it obsolete does anyone know o... Trouble codes: P1519
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L white puffy smoke VIN: 1FDWE30F5X
THANKS EVERYONE FOR THEIR HELP THE PROBLEM I FOUND WAS OIL LEAKING THRU TURBOCHARGER GOING INTO INTAKE.TURBOCHARGER SEALS LEAKING.THANKS
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWF32F6X
we found some plugs to go in the high pressure lines and a tee so we could hook up the icp sensor to a tee at the plugs we found so we could watch the high pressure pump still about 185 psi.then we removed valve covers to blow air in where the high pressure li... Trouble codes: P1211, P1247, P0605.
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2000 Ford Explorer XL Fleet 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU71XXY
I DOUBLED CHECKED TDC ON NUMBER 1 AND CHECKED THE CAM SENSOR HOUSING FOR PROPER ALIGNMENT AND THAT WAS ALL GOOD.I THEN DID A RELEARN BY DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY LET IT SIT FOR A WHILE RECONNECTED BATTERY AND ROAD TESTED THE TRUCK AND ALL IS WELL.I SHOULD OF D... Trouble codes: P1309.
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C51
The customer picked up the truck about a week ago. I gave him a call this evening to find out what happened and here it is: everyone including me believe there is too much back pressure in the exhaust and this is causing the light. Mind you the light wasn't on... Trouble codes: P1401 (dpfe sensor high).
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Air bag sensor-wiring VIN: 1FTPX14515
Thanks to all who replied. What a pain in the butt to find a simple electrical connector. Only have 1 Ford dealer in aera. They ended up finding connector shell & then I had to remove terminals from old connector, send them to dealer and they matched new ter...
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L heater VIN: 5LMPU28A0Y
I HAVE NOT FIXED THIS YET BUT I HAVE FOUND THE PROBLEM. I PUT A CLEAR 3/4 IN HOSE ON THE INLET TO THE HEATER, AS SOON AS YOU START THE ENGINE COOLANT IS FLOWING GREAT BUT ITS FULL OF BUBBLES. THE LONGER IT RUNS YOU CAN SEE A BUBBLE BUILDING UP IN THE LINE. I H...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWF161L3X
Well this one is gone to the dealer,most of you said to send it to the dealer and have it reprogramed and to replace the keys,Thats what I did and it is fixed THANKS ALL OF YOU.
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