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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L ABS Module VIN: 2FTPX28LXW
The ABS does self test and light goes out and then the yellow ABS comes back on. Alldata gives some tests but they must be checked at module connector. AD indicates you must pull dash to get at module??? That can't be right. Second problem is that Code 16 indi...
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 5.4L right rear blinker VIN: 1FDWE375XH
vehicle came in with right rear brake light and directional not working. right front direction does work but blinks fast like a bulb is blown out. left side front and back work fine.checked all wires for breakes ok if i power light wire at fuse box light works...
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1FMZU24EXX
hey all this explorer has no 4x4 low it does not ingage and light dont work has a p1804 code trans high circiut so when i did pinpoint test it tells me replace the gem module still same problem i called ford they said the motor on transfer case sometimes stick...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Output Sensor code VIN: 1FTNF21L31
This truck belongs to a good friend and has been in a shop off and on for the last 9 months. Last year the truck had MIL lit. He asked me to look at it. I told him I'm not familiar with Ford and replaced the Output speed sensor with OEM part.Problem returned. ...
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2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU17L42
calling all ford guys I need some help on this 2002 ford cexpedition you can be driving along and the tach will drop out the theft light will flash very rapid the engine runs real bad like its missfiring no codes in pcm do have dtcs in the inst module they wil... Trouble codes: U1147, U1262
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L ssa VIN: 1FAFP34P1Z
Hi everyone. This is a vehicle i bought to sell. Came to me as a bad transmission no overdrive goes into neutral. Another shop replaced suspected solenoids no change. I bought the car put in a used low mileage trans (59000). I still have the same problem with ...
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2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51685
Vehicle came in on the hook with the trans. shifting funny.Found codes p0715 Turbine Speed Sensor Cir. Fault and p0717 Turbine Speed Sensor Cir No signal.So I was going to check the T.S.S.Cleared the codes and went on a test drive.Ran ok at first then started ... Trouble codes: P1270
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2005 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L unintended accelerat VIN: 1LNHM84W55
This lincoln was in an accident and the driver said he could not stop the car from accelerating. We drove it extensively and could not prove a fault. I had my tech check all the basics but he found nothing wrong. Two days later my alignment tech was pulling it...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEHM55S41
This car barely runs when cold,wont idle, surges at idle. first off sets missfire code on 1 and 3. After it warms up a bit it will set the lean codes, after it has warmed up the car runs great and idles smoothly. I swear i hear a vacum leak but on checking mos... Trouble codes: P1774, P0171, P0301, P0303
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1985 Ford F-250 6.9L Surge VIN: 1FTHF2612F
Thanks for the help, we found that the injector tops or return side of injectors, the orings were leaking. We replaced the tops and orings as a kit from the dealer and new return hoses. The customer says the problem is gone and the truck has more power, so he ...
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1992 Ford Thunderbird LX 5.0L Starting VIN: 1FAPP62T9N
Great tool (IATN)!!! Thanks to everyone for the help on this fix. The problem ended up being a shorted lighting module. I had some good suggestions. Jason, John and Tim saidto check sun visor lights. No problem there with those circuits. Other suggestio...
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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAPP14J5P
i fixed the vehicle.i just now was able to respond.someone had broke the idle screw,it was frooze in the throttle body.i had to adjust the throttle body braket to get 1 volt on my tps.car idles great.customer did not want to fix the idle screw correctly. thank...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L O-2 open/closed Loop VIN: 1FTEX15N6P
Hey folks again thanks for all the help. So after wasting 45 hours chasing something normal. Special thanks to Rick [...]. I learned something not even the Ford Men I know knew. That Fords of this generation do sense long term cruise and default into wh...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L oil in coolant VIN: 1FMEU17L2V
I removed the oil cooler , pressurized it, no leak. I checked the gasket at the block, from oil cooler and radiator hose, gasket ok . head gskt leaking customer declined tear down thanks for all the replies
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L dome light VIN: 1FTNX21FXX
lubed the heck out of both switches and found that when passenger side door was open dome lite would not come on.opened &closed both doors several times, now dome lite is working properly.
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAFP36301
Thank you for all the replies. We looked into all the suggestions, even the relay was good... It ended up as a bad fuel rail pressure sensor as I was leaning towards. Installed new sensor...what fun... and car has been starting ever since. All the other sensor...
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2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L 1st, 3rd gear ratio incorrect, press. control sol. VIN: 1FMZU75W83
Thanks for the feedback on this vehicle, after doing line pressure testing and testing the sol. pack I found bad internal parts. Rebuilt trans and issue was fixed. thanks again
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L hydraulic clutch bleeding VIN: 1FTZR45E54
WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO TOOK THE TIM [...] TO ANSWER, THE FIX WAS TO PUMP THE CLUTCH VERY QUICK 25 TO 30 TIMES, HOLD THE PEDAL DOWN AND OPEN THE BLEEDER, DONE THIS UNTIL THERE WAS MO MORE AIR, LET THE CAR SET OVERNITE & DONE IT AGAIN THE NEXT DAY GOT 1 MO...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L blend door VIN: 1LNFM91V8W
I DID INSTALL A NEW HEATER BOX,THE ORIGINAL ONE DID HAVE A BROKEN BLEND DOOR ALL IS GOOD THANKS TO ALL.
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