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1969 Ford Mustang 351CID tv VIN: 9F03L18987
Hello All, Can any one tell me how to set the TV On an AOD This is the first covversion I have done and have never had to do this yet. I do have the psi gauge set but do not know how to set it. Thank you
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A4R
This vehicle has no spark when real cold outside (under 10/15 degrees). It has fuel pressure & fuel injector trigger. I disconnected DPFE - still no spark. Scanner shows 3 degree's (which it is). Installed a aftermarket module. Mounting bolts broke off. Drill ... Trouble codes: P0335 (dpfe), P0116 (Engine temp sensor)
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5525Y
Hi guys thanks for your repsonses in advance. I have a lean condition with this taurus. long term trim is at 33%+ and short term 22% both banks. car seems to run better until it hits closed loop. then when computer takes over. smoke tested for vacume leans as ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18L6Y
This truck was sent to us from another shop. The complaint is rough idle & acts like going to stall occas. at stops. Codes 171,174 were present. We "smoke" tested the engine & found no leaks, other than a collapsed pcv hose, which we replaced. The pcv hose is ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Ford Contour LX 2.5L No Start, new fuel pump no pre VIN: 1FAFP66LIY
i need help i am not a good ford guy only gm
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Coolant tube VIN: 1FTZX17271
We have a 01 F-150 with a leaking coolant tube. The tube is 5/8 inch and pressed into the lower intake manifold, PN# F75Z 8555 AB. I have replaced a few on GM's 3.4 with no problems, but this will be my first attempt on a Ford. It looks like it can be replaced...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L abs VIN: 1FTYR10U92
Hello group. Got a wierd one here for you ford guys. Truck came in with abs code C1155 (lf wheel sensor). Tried to clear but comes right back without moving vehicle. Drove with scanner and all sensors read ok and graph ok. Went thru tree and found voltage (2v)...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Oil consumption VIN: 1FTNW21F92
7.3 diesel excessive oil consumption, no blue smoke. Very little blow by. Truck runs good and starts quick. I do have some oil in the hose going to the intercooler. If seals in head were leaaking around injector sleeves wouldn't it affect the IPR percentage an...
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2004 Ford E-150 4.6L caliper VIN: 1FTRE14W14
hi all,really need help on this one.vehicle came in with brake noise.inspected and found brake pads worn out.replaced front pads and turned rotors.replaced rear pads and rotors.didn`t test drive before repairs because of gringing brakes.on test drive after rep...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21S94
This vehicle is a state police vehicle. All the information I get about its usage is 3rd hand (officer tells fleet maint. guy, maint. guy brings it to me) but my understanding is that this vehicle is used primarely for towing a trailer. Not sure about the size... Trouble codes: P0135 (B1S1 O2 Heater Circuit Malf.), P0155 (B2S1 O2 Heater Circuit Malf.)
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L door locks, windows VIN: 1LNHM87A53
owner is complaining of he will exit the car and all of a sudden as he is walking away the drivers door window will roll down, thw horn may chrip and or the door lacks seem to lock or unlock at times differently than they have in the past. he has a key fob whi...
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2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM6532Y
this car when cold runs fine. once it warms up it runs like its running out of fuel. scanner shows at times it running way lean but most of the time way rich at just above a steady cruise. the more you load it the worse it gets. when this is happening the inj ... Trouble codes: P0190, P0303, P0304
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L timing cover VIN: 2FMDA5142W
Well this ones gone and down the road. I would like to say thanks too all the 30 repliers on this one.The Engine does not have to be pulled Removing two motor mount nuts ,water pump and long studs. She'll come right out. You have to jack up engine just a lit...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L all electronics VIN: 1FMFU18L21
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED, TURNS OUT THE WINDSHIELD WAS LEAKING AT THE TOP LEFT CORNER AND WATER WAS GETTING INTO THE GEM MODULE CAUSING THE ELECTRONICS TO STAY ON WITH THE KEY OUT, WE REPLACED THE WINDSHIELD AND INSTALLED AND RE PROGRAMED THE NEW MODULE A...
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2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X63
Thanks to George from Arizona, We did find the problem with this one. We put a scope on the cam signal wich was showing some interference. The wiring runs through the harness with the main Alternator Wiring. Also we noticed the alternator was making a little n... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L all gauges VIN: 1FTRW14W94
thanks for all the help , found main battery ground wire to engine block had high resistance , took apart connection and cleaned replaced star washer and tightened , problem id now fixed
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Backfire in intake VIN: 1LNHM87A01
Sorry for the delay, we have been hit with snow and ice over the last two weeks that have slowed things down. Thanks for all of your replies that all lead me toward the right direction. We confirmed correct timing. Car had 30KV out of all coils. We confirm... Trouble codes: P0102.
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L interior lighting VIN: 1LNHM97V61
thanks to all who responded.the fix was a new keypad.opened the old one to see a large amount of gang green
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