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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L radio VIN: 2FTEX18L1V
came in with complaint of battery goes dead in 2 days...found if radio fuse pulled draw goes away...radio seems to work fine...also conection for antenna very rusty with no sign of water damage
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L readiness monitors VIN: 1FMZU32P5W
after repairs and in order to get it to pass smog, i cannot get any readiness monitors to go "ready" except for the egr. i have done the drive cycles correctly, i believe.
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5145W
Code P0340 is stored. We replaced the cam position sensor with no change. Tried setting the cam synchro in the proper postiton with special line up tool and with lab scope. Code keeps coming back. Has anybody else run into this problem. Plugs and wires were re... Trouble codes: P0340
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1868X
Hello all. This vehicle came in with a cel on and misfire code. Foiund failed plug wires. Replaced plugs wires fuel and air filter. Test drove runs fine. Returned vehicle to customer. 500 miles later vehicle comes in with po171 po 174 code. Check maf sensor wa... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTNW21F1X
This Truck has a noise in the Clutch/Transmission area, sounds like a release/throw out bearing. Noise is present when clutch is engaged in neutral. Noise goes away if Clutch is released (no Trans. movement) but will start again if Clutch Pedal is at approx. h...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNX21F2X
this truck stalls intermittently. like somebody shuts the key off but not losing power through the switch. i checked the archives and the fix that matches this problem is the IPR valve. looking in alldata it shows it under the turbo and the part is $300.00. th...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L second gear VIN: 1FAFP4041Y
Car came in with no automatic up shift to second gear. Shifted up to 3rd gear. Will not manually shift to second. Road tested and monitored the transmission. Computer was demanding 2nd gear shift. Used Modis to Bench test solenoid body by Fords test procedure....
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FACP73WXP
intermittent mil light with no codes. car runs fine...???
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Power Seat VIN: 1FMFU17L34
Seat will move to the forward most position at will. No trigger action has been identified. May move every 10-15 seconds for 8-10 times in a row. May not move for several days at a time. Can be stopped by hitting seat switch on side of seat to the rear movemen...
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1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Brakes VIN: 1FDKF37G2M
Well I really don't know what helped but I replaced the front calipers because of a bulliten that I found, I also pinched off all three lines and determined that the problem with the spongy pedal was in the right front. Could not figure out why but that is w...
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1993 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32XOP
Hello Fellow Techs, I want to say thanks for all the help from the 15 techs who replied to my request. Last night I searched the IATN archives once again and found a post by Ken Lenhart on 05-05-05 with symptoms very similar to mine. A new PCM fixed the stal... Trouble codes: P0176.
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1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMCA11U0S
We found that when we swapped the engine we disturbed the injector harness and two injectors were not getting power. After fixing it the problem was gone.
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no power VIN: 1FDXW46F71
The exhaust backpressure sensor was reading 45 psi at idle. The terminal in the plug was pushed out causing the reutrn signal to not be grounded. There were no codes present. Repaired the terminal end and now is all well. Thanks to all that replied I did lear...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21S94
I am closing this without a fix since the customer took the vehicle without any repair and has not returned. To answer the replies, the O2s were installed over 6 months ago (very little mileage between now and then) and I cannot remember whether the O2s were ... Trouble codes: P0135 (B1S1 O2 Heater Circuit Malf.), P0155 (B2S1 O2 Heater Circuit Malf.).
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L power steering VIN: 1FDXE45S36
HI GUYS, THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED!I'LL START BY SAYING,WE HAVE A FLEET OF THESE BUSES FROM THE AIRPORT THAT WE HAVE PUT MANY A BELT, TENSIONER, POWER STEERING PUMP,& IDLER PULLEYS ON, SO ALONG WITH TRIPLE CHECKING ALL OF MY WORK,I WOUND UP PUTTING AN IDLER...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L door locks, windows VIN: 1LNHM87A53
MOST ALL RESPONSES FELT THAT WATER INTRUSION IN THE DOOR TOUCH PAD AND OR LATCH ASSEMBLY MAY BE THE ISSUE HERE. ALSO COULD BE THE DOOR AJAR SWITCH STICKING AS FORDS DO. THE OWNER DID NOT ALLOW US TO GET FURTHUR INTO DIAGNOSIS OR REPAIR AT THIS TIME. THANKS TO ...
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