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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP5ZU6T
This taurus is a no-start. It cranks and provides fuel pressure but no spark out of any coil terminal. I am not receiving a signal on the primary side of the coil to fire the coil just the 12 volts staying high on the labscope. I don't have an rpm signal on my...
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDLF47F9V
Hey guys, this truck is killing me. It come in with complaint of bucking and jerking while trying to accelerate, sometimes will die and not restart for 5-10 minutes. It had cam sensor code so we checked wiring and replaced cam sensor with shims per bulletin. M...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L epc solinoid VIN: 1FDHS24L7V
came to no conclusion with tranny pinpoint test E. problem is very intermitent. Thinking maybe ecm have power input on pin 71 to ecm and have what i believe is good signal an pin 81.
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L glow plug module connector VIN: 1FMNU40F6Y
Has anyone needed a connector (black) that goes to the glow plug control module,and where do you find one besides the junk yard? I have one that is melted and wont charge.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Glow plug light VIN: 1FTNW21P93
This truck recently had the high pressure oil pump and some IPC components replaced for a no-start condition. We sublet it because we ran into testing problems without certain fixtures, fittings etc. After it was back in service, the customer called and the g...
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2004 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR14V43
This feels like a rev limmiter but at 4k while driving and at times, otherwise truck runs fine. fuel pressure fluctuates the needle bounces about 10psi down and up when this happens. We replace the cam sensor, no change. Something happens right at 4k, the truc...
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Engine VIN: 1ZVFT82H45
We recieved this mustang the customer say's the car ticks all the time, when it's cold, and hot, the noise started out only when it was cold, now it's all the time at any RPM. The noise sounds like it's on the top end of the motor, it's so noisy you can't tell...
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuel gauge VIN: 2FAHP71W76
Have this 06 police crown with intermittent fuel gauge goes to empty. Had ran through full tests for fault b1202 and proper resistance/voltage in circuit. Ran ohms simulator at back tank sender connector and could not fault. Got approval for tank sender. Retur...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Security System VIN: 1LNHM87A01
We are a used car dealer and we bought this BEAUTIFUL LS as a REPO with a broken tie rod and a dead battery and a non PATS key(normal for a repo). AFTER WE TOWED IT HOME AND CHARGED THE BATTERY AND A TRIP TO THE LOCKSMITH FOR A pats KEY it still wont crank and...
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2005 Lincoln LS Luxury 3.0L climate control VIN: ILNHM86SX5
we have a customer that has a 2005 lincoln ls with a 3 liter. production 7/04. vin [...]. it also has dual climate control. this car only blows hot air, from either the driver or passenger side, no matter where you set the temperature. you can adju...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A4V
Well, we have given this vehicle back to the customer. During the week or so that we had it, it basically "self healed". The last time my tech worked on it, creating the original issue was difficult and he was test driving it at speeds up to 80 mph with no pro... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire cylinder 4 flashes).
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34X3U
Well after the long drawn out process of messing with this truck for a car lot,everything that we did actually helped this vehicle but still not totally fixed. It will start when cold but still has a miss until it cleans out,car lot didn't want to put anymore ...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, Rolling Idle VIN: 1FAFP58U22
Thanks for all the help we received on our problem with the '02 ford Taurus. A thanks to Denny from Arizona,for his advice on checking the alternator for AC current(ripple). All that checked out good. Thanks to Steve from Ohio, and John from Massachusetts for...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P34
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL YOUR REPLYS,I COULDNT FIND THE PROBLEM,CHECK THE TURBO I DONT SEE ANYTHING WRONG,I ASKED THE CUSTOMER IF WANT TO THROW A VGT SENSOR ON SINCE THAT WAS THE ONLY CODE IN PCM MEMORY AND HE SAID GO AHEAD,BUT DID NOT CURE ANYTHING,SO HE TOOK THE ... Trouble codes: P0046 (turbo boost control solenoid circuit range/performance).
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L engone VIN: 1FT5X21Y05
thank's for all the responce i recieved,cam's were starved for oil,siezed to head.don't know what could have caused this without further tear down,inspection.customer not in financial position to replace engine right now, will pay my time and have towed home.
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Fuel odor VIN: 1FAFP4N4F7
Many thanks to those that replied. 2 replies suggested evap system leaks and one suggested a fuel rail or injector leak. I hoisted the truck and went over the entire fuel system again and found nothing that I could put my finger on. The symptoms suggest an ev...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P36
finally fixed-the branch tube was cracked at left head.all the replys were helpful but without proper ford tools this engine is a guessing game.replacing branch tube was no picnic either. i pulled engine to do it. would not have had to but made it easier for m... Trouble codes: P2291.
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2006 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D66
THANKS TO THE 3 THAT REPLIED. i THINK LANEARD WAS PRETTY CLOSE SAYING IT IS STRICTLY AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM SO WE REPLACED THE VENT VALVE AGAIN AND WERE ABLE TO GET IT EXCHANGED UNDER WARRANTY AND ALSO THE WIRING PIGTAIL CONNECTOR THAT CONNECTS TO THE VALVE. Trouble codes: P0446 (evap. emissions system vent control circuit).
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L cooling system VIN: 1LNHM87A61
Thnaks for all the help guys. replaced the t-stat and blead the cooling system according to ford service manual and that fixed my problem no more intermitten overheating issue...thanks
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