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1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L hard cranking warm VIN: 1FAPP64R9P
vehicle cranks very hard while cranking warm, works properly cold, pops back through intake when cranking warm, replaced cam sensor no change when warm, no test info for ecm. no codes present, need help for test procedures.
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1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cooling system VIN: 1FALP53S6T
Well guys here I'm again, I have 1996 Ford Taurus 3.0 DOHC Duratec, Customer stated that engine overheating and has a new thermostat installed, after checking We found broken propeller and replaced the pump (propeller wa removed complete) here is where my nigh...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FM2U34E2X
this suv will not start intermittently after short drive and short about 15 min soak.cranks but no start.fuel pressure good-60/65 psi.has spark at no start.it is so intermittent that i have not been able to have scan tool on it when it acts up.no codes in engi...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Surge VIN: 1FMSU43F8Y
vehicle has almost no power and searces for idle when cold for about 300 feet then runs fine the icp sensor has been replaced but did not help has anyone else had and repaired this problem the vehicle has 59800 miles
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 3FTNX21SX1
truck towed to shop for no start cked codes none found truck started normaly when i tried to start it custmer stated it turned over started and died tried to start several times over the next hour or so no start any ideas apperciated mark
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU02111
Hello all your Ford master minds. I have quite the issue with this escape. The vehicle came in initialy with an engine misfire mainly at idle and under a load. The tech that had worked on this vehicle prior found code (P0304 Cly. #4 misfire detected). Apon his... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected)
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No start VIN: 1ZVHT82H85
This car was in a crash. Frt and rear damage. At that point car started and ran. It was taken to the body shop. Frame pulled and welding done. Now the car is here, no start. Cranks, spark good. No inj. pulse. The security light goes off, either durning crankin... Trouble codes: U1900 (Network comunications)
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTWW31P25
hello i have a 05 f-250 with a 6.0 lt on accel the boost runs up to 30 psi it sounds like the waste gate is opening venting the boost truck falls on face im not all that familar with these systems truck did come in last month with a no start condition found ip...
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2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Battery VIN: 1FMYU94105
Hello folks, i have a battery drain that is intermittent. We have replaced the battery with an Interstate, checked the alternator, unhooked an aftermarket self starter, amp draw after 20 minutes is 47-50 milliamps. The battery will drain to completely dead aft...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air ride VIN: 5LMPU28L7W
Thanks for your time. I have a air ride problem with the rear of this navigater. The ground to the compressor is good at the air suspension relay by the front bumper lt grn/red wire,i have good volts 14 at the relay from the #15 50 amp fuse. My question is sho...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Fuel Delivery VIN: 1LNHM82W9X
Hi Thanks for taking the time to help. I have an Customer who lost his keys. My question is" Can We program a New key with out the use of an New Generation Star Tester?" I have an Snapon Solus Pro scaner. Or is an Dealer the ONLY option to Program new keys. A...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28R14
vehicle had a misfire initially, and scanned for codes and had p0171, and p0172 for both banks being lean. left side head was removed and # 7 hole had exhaust valve burnt thru. Now the vehicle has a rough idle and no misfire but p0171 code comes up right away.... Trouble codes: P0171
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Stall VIN: 1FTCR14T7L
First of all, thanks to everyone that took the time to reply to this help request. I have replaced the spark plugs, wires, coil, ignition module, and distributor pickup all in attempts to repair this problem, but unfortunately none of these pieces have repaire...
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1992 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L power assit VIN: 1FABP60T7N
I replaced the accumulator, $450. It fixed the car perfectly. even the pump got allot quieter. It also got it's reserve capacity back so I could apply the brakes 3 times before it would come on. Patrick from Nebraska nailed it and gave me the all the info incl...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15U7W
Well, it`s fixed. I recieved some great responses. Some of you suggested a new dpfe sensor. I plugged in a new one, no change. Some suggested checking the crank signal, I did that, it was good. The thing that really got me off track was, I had lost my cmp sign... Trouble codes: P1309.
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTPW14545
Dont have alot to add I went with my gut feeling and repaced shift mtr after cking vac syl. and hubs dealer said they sell about 2 of these mtrs a month. I gave the truck back to the customer and am waiting to see if I here back from her.
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1987 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L No Start VIN: 1LN8M82F7H
THANKS TO ALL IT WAS THE TPS. FOR SOME REASON FIRST START ITS OK BUT THE IT GO TO 4.8 VOLT AFTER I TURN THE KEY OFF AND STAYS THERE FOR ABOUT 2HOURS AND THEN GOES BACK TO .82 VOLTS STRANGE. REPLACE TPS AND PROBLEM GONE THANKS AGAIN
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S23
It ended up being the computer, had to go to the dealer to be programed,customer called today, runs great, but cruise isn't working.Probably a program issue. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0353 (engine misfire), P0355 (engine misfire), P0356 (engine misfire).
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Tire monitor system VIN: 5LMFU28R63
I am going to close this help request. service writer sent customer to dealer and I never had the vehicle back to test. I will post fix if it comes available.
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMFU28R14
Well this one was pulled from me before I could get a fix, I found out from the other shop that it was sent to that the fuse panel\junction block on the right side kick panel was the culprit & was supposedly shorting & ruining the pcm!?! So I guess the importa... Trouble codes: P1681.
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