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1995 Ford F-150 Special 5.0L Hesitation, Stall, pops through intake VIN: 1FTEX15N45
Once the engine gets warm it loses power and starts poping through the intake when you try to accellerate. It does not do it all the time.
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
This is my son's truck. Iam not a transmission tech. Need some advice on which way to look for a problem with the 2-3 shift. This thing flares between these two gears, fluid looks good and not burned, bands are adjusted properly, filter has been changed. Is th...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L tcc inop VIN: 1FALP52U1V
code p1744 ses light on car will not go into overdrive. fluid smells good with correct level.using mastertech scanner I have scanned all obdII engine controls all appear to be good. scanned transmission data and all appears to be normal except that all shift s...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMZU773EX
This vehicle has no reverse. When we first got it reverse was intermitent(usualy not working). After reading posted info we pulled the pan expecting to find a bad solenoid. once the pan was off we discovered that the valve body gasket between the seperator pla...
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDXE45FX3
hey techs got a ford e350 7.3 no start cold tested all glow plugs good glow plug relay good icp pressure is 550 psi cranking will not start unless ether is used fuel pressure is 55 psi once started runs good power is good you will get smoke cranking just will ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L harmonic balancer VIN: 1FMZU73K54
i'm looking for the correct harmonic balancer installer does anyone know where to obtain one. called ford and they tell me its made by otc but local otc dealer comes up with nothing this 4.0 has a deap recess and rather small bolt whole and i did try persway i...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33PX4
Truck towed in for no start. We know little of the later model PS. Batteries were almost dead from owner trying to get it started. Charged batteries and started checking. 16 codes, WOW!. Cleared and started over. Pulled fuel filter to check for contamination, ...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L coolant level VIN: 1FTSX31P04
the truck has been loosing coolant for a long time. the exhaust is missing from convertor back, its been that way for a while. now the truck has a rubber hose torn coming off the turbo toward the inner cooler.(its on order) the truck doesnt start unless block ...
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Heater fan VIN: IFAFP33PIY
Does anyone know how much current a heater blower should draw. I have one that stopped working and I found that the switch was toast. I checked the resistor and motor and everything looks good. I got 14 Amp draw on high speed and less on the other speeds. This...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX14W54
Vehicle stall on the road. Customer bring it to the shop and vehicle start right up. Checked fuel pressure and pressure was not steady from 15-100 psi... Let engine run in the shop and suddenly get smoke near spare tire under vehicle. Checked there and fuel pr...
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1996 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4M2DV11WXT
this van came in for a no start and heavy fuel smell. checked for spark and fuel injector pulse - none were found. checked the crank sensor and it was flat line - replaced crank sensor and still nothing. replaced distributor with a good used one and still no i...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1MEHM55S22
ok ford guys this car has had this issue for some time, i just started working on it and have been get alot of people informing me that i need a transmission range sensor. is it possable for the trs to go bad an drop voltage to the ignition and gauges(i have f...
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2000 Other Ford 4700 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: IHTSCABK1Y
thanks for your time, This particular truck is a International 4700, t444e, not a ford as listed. This is our own rollback truck. Our experience with diesels is limited and have no means of checking data stream, so please bear with me. This truck has been e... Trouble codes: 525
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L spindles VIN: 1FTHF26HON
ford has seen this before because there is a technical service bulletin i found # 94-19-24 repair kit f4tz-1177c. redesigned bearing and seal with a slinger. recently installed will have to wait and see if it stands test of time. thanks for all of your respons...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on
Hi Guys Thank you for the excellent response.After testing the PCV piping and replacing the valve,i checked fuel trims when cold spraying with carb cleaner around the intake manifold and they changed!I have sheduled the van for a upper and lower intake resea... Trouble codes: 0171 (lean left bank), 0174 (lean right bank).
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Possible ABS unit? VIN: 1FDWE30F7W
The majority of the replies said the problem was normal for ford diesel trucks. Others said you have to use a master cyl. for a E-450 and make modifications to the vehicle to make it fit. The one thing that we did that help the problem was to bleed the brakes...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Trans Front seal popped out
Thanks for the help. Upon further inspection, I found the pump shaft had gotten offset, cut the sealing rings and cut grooves in the sleeve thus allowing lockup pressure into the converter and blowing out the front seal. The pump was also damaged. I replaced t...
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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L No Start VIN: 213456789Y
The other shop we were doing this work for decided to not wait a day to find the problem. They sent it back to the dealer. They put in a new ECM and programmed. Truck now ran, but they still have the original complaint of lean codes. ?? Most replies were about... Trouble codes: P1260.
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Battery Light VIN: 1FAFP33P4Y
Thanks to all the techs who took the time to offer there opinions. What i found was a broken wire at the PCM connector. The Wire Was Broke in such a way that it would make contac somtimes. Repaired wire and charging system works perfect.
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21F4Y
I REPLACED EXHAUST PRESSURE SENSOR AND SOLVED THAT CODE I THEN CLEANED BATTERIES AND THAT TOOK CARE OF INJECTOR CODES THEN I WAS TOLD A FORD TECH THAT WHEN YOU DO KOER TEST YOU WILL GET CODE 1670 SO I THEN PERFORMED KOER TEST ON A COUPLE OTHER TRUCKS SAM [...] YEAR... Trouble codes: P0476 (exhaust pressure), P1391 (glow plug circuit low bank 1), P1393 (glow plug circuit low bank 2), P1670 (ef cicuit low or shorted).
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L climate control VIN: 1FAHP60A72
The evap. thermal temp sensor was bad located drivers side under dash side of air box. Was very easy to change. I found that some one had listed this fix under a 2004 model mine was 2002 butt this did fix the prob. Thanks to those who offered help.
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2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L air bag VIN: 1FMYU94125
First of all thanks to all replies,Ed from penn, response was there,got a ford book,mitchelle was not very helpful,Horn and everything else workrd fine so I assumed clockspring was fine,bad mistake.borrowed ford book and toughbook and quickly found with help o...
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L blower speed VIN: 1FMZU73K65
Sorry for the delay in responding, we were waiting for vehicle to return. Thanks to you guys we were able to test further and uncovered a bad switch. Replaced switch and problem solved. Thanks to all who responded, great job.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW20PX5
Thanks for all of the advice. I replaced the IPR and the high pressure oil pump and the truck runs great. Whatever it was that damaged the IPR must have come from the pump because the engine valley looked clean. Thanks again. -Jeremiah Trouble codes: P2284 (icp control circuit range or perfomance), P2288 (icp too high).
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start, Hard Starting VIN: 1FTPW14556
Took it to dealer for tsb, they updated pcm, they said cyl 5,6,7 were misfiring slightly, but it never would set a code? It seemed to miss worse after they updated the pcm, I pulled coils and switched them around and ran a couple tank fulls of premium gas w/c...
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2002 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Stall VIN: 2MEFM74W12
Thanks to all for your help...Customer has taken car and will give me a more detailed description of the problem when and if it occurs...I will give an update asap...
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