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1977 Ford F-100 4.9L Differential VIN: F10BUY4770
Well guys, I can't find another Rear differential for this Old truck original is not rebuildable and Ford did make two different units on this year model I have the Dana 44 style with leaf springs only and five studs on axles, the other is the ford style with ...
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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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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L head lights VIN: 1FAFP66L3X
the car was purchased new by the customer--never been in an accident--well maintained vehicle--garage kept--we have tried new batteries--replaced alt with napa reman--same blinking lights--tried second napa reman---same proplem-- ect 192 degs baro 150
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTX21L3XE
I have smoke tested twice, check fuel pressure ok, checked pcv hose to back of intake tested mass air flow sensor according to bulletin, checks ok, will a bad MAF cause only po171 lean code, freeze frame is 1105 rpm, calc load 41.1%, coolant 204 degrees F, st ... Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP56S91
the tune up seemed to clear up the majority of misfiring issues last week. I still has a somewhat intermittant misfire at idle, only with ac on and transmisssion in drive. the way people around here spend most of their time in the car. If you turn ac off, and ...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L air bag VIN: 2FAFP71W53
Fellow techs I have a state police car with codes B2295 side air bag fault and code B2296 impact sensor status. We have inspected the harness and connectors very thoroughly and ohm tested the harness from the RCM to the seat (driver's) and tested the harness t...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L radio and blower motor VIN: 1FMPU18L4Y
this vehicle is driven every day. once a month the customer comes out in the a.m. and the radio and blower motor will be on w/out the key in the ignition.its not a low voltage problem, battery and alt.load test good.relays and wiring have been checked
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P54
hey guys, would really appreciate some help with this one. i have a 2004 ford e-350 6.0l ambulance with a no start condition. problem nas been intermittant for the past 2 months or so. it seems that after sitting for a few hours the vehicle would not start. ev...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX145X4
This 04 F-150 came in with a cel P0340 and stalling w/runs rough.Ohm tested cam sensors,which are not hall effect,checked ok but replaced with new, no change.Took alternator out of the loop per a tsb I found for a/c voltage spiking the system and had no change... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor signal bank 1)
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1986 Ford F-250 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF26N4G
First a BIG Thank You to all those who replied to this. The timing chain was extremely loose causing the cam gear to jump two teeth. Even though everything looked good when positioning the rotor and dampner. Finally advanced distributor as far as it would and... Trouble codes: 21 (Coolant Temp. Sensor out of range), 24 (Intake Air Temp. out of range), 31 (EGREVP/EPT Ckt out of range), 67 (PNP or Clutch switch ckt failure), 18 (No TACH Input or SPOUT Ckt open).
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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L 4th/od
had a 452 code finally and replaced the vss still no shift ,then the idle went to 3000 and stayed . i ordered the ecm and installed.Everything works normal all shifts and idle is normal.The owner had mentioned a high idle at times in the past couple months, a...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Charging VIN: 1FDKE30G6R
WE PULLED OFF THE ALT. AND SENT IT OUT AND HAD IT REBUILT AND REPLACED THE CONECTOR ON THE BACK OF THE ALT. TO IT HAS BEEN GONE FOR 3-WEEKS OR SO WITH NO PROBLEMS. IT GETS DROVE EVERY DAY FOR LONG HOURS SO IM SURE THATS WHY THING ON IT DONT LAST VERY LONG. THA...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 5.8L Stall VIN: 1FDKF37H8S
First I want to thank everyone who took time out to help with suggestions. This vehicle has not returned yet which stinks for me because i don't like leaving things unfinnished. I guess I would lean more towards an egr causing a vacuum leak because I did smoke...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA5149W
Well Sorry it so long to close this help request. Inner Fender was in place with no sign of damage. Reassembled air cleaner housing, test drove and took to automatic car wash, returned to shop and checked air cleaner housing, no sign of water. Then the weirdes...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V8X
thanks to all the replies. ran a cylinder leak down test and determined intake valve issues on cylinders #5 & #6. the customer had been driving this vehicle for quite a while with the check engine light on so i'm thinking the bad injectors not getting fixed fo... Trouble codes: 174 (system too lean bank 2).
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15X1X
Fixed tonight. Wendell was right and I did what Brian said. I received a steering column (with key) and the pats mod from the salvage yard and installed. Crank but not start (wouldn’t even crank before). Scan tool said p1260 from pc theft attempt and b2139 fro...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZU73E51
thank to all for the advice but do not have truck back yet to try to repair (not snowing here so he is not using 4x4) will report to you when i have repaired truck thank again vinney
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuel gauge VIN: 2FAHP71W76
Had removed back seat, all lower panel trims, kick panel and dash. Exposed all wiring. No visible faults. Had carefully inspected, cleaned all bulk connectors. Ran new wires from panel trim connector to back side of dash pins 26, 27. Added additional ...
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Low speed cooling fan does not run with ac VIN: 1MEFM50S7W
Thanks very much to everyone who responded. I'm glad you all knew these motors fail very often. John from Mass suggested tap on fan motors. I did so and each one started when tapped. Installed two new motors and vehicle left today with normal ac pressures. ...
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