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1985 Ford Bronco Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FALSEVINF
Guys, can somebody tell me a good an accurate way to check the coil pikup (crank) on this ford with TFI IV ignition system.and i mean bench check, without the ignition module, i tought i only needed power and ground on the sensor and i would be able to se a pa...
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1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP53S3T
Hey Guys, This car came in with check engine light on and 2 codes (P0171 & P0174) fuel trims Long Term were about 16% & 18%. Hooked up smoke machine and found 2 leaks, (one out of EGR gasket & other coming out of hose going to EVAP.) Fixed both of them and tri... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, intermittin VIN: 1FTRX07W9X
the misfire comes and goes one min it runs fine the next its misfireing bad only on #7 the computer doesnt even pick up the miss all the time. timing is all over the place on the scanner fuel trim is going crazy on bank 2 also ive been messing with this truck ... Trouble codes: P0307
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPE2429X
I need to resynch the CMP. The mark on crack pully has no describtion. Only shows l,,,l,,,l. Is the middle one the TDC. thanks any info. Alldata has no info on it. Trouble codes: P1309
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start, NO P/W VIN: 2FMZA5145X
hi guys wont start problem fuel pressure gauge shows 38-43 psi no p/w at the injectors no spark. crank is ok anti theft system was reprogramed, their is power and ground at the dlc conector, power in the #16 and ground signal at #4 & #5. power and ground at th...
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2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P41
Vehicle came in with P0171 code, no ther driveability concerns. No stalling, poor idling or running. Fuel pressure ok, smoked for leaks at intake, checked for vac leak sources, none found. LTFT 25 at idle- normal operating temp. within normal range cold @idle.... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank1 code), P0731
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L No MIL Lamp VIN: 1FAFP4043Y
This Mustang has no MIL light on ever.If I make a code,the scanner says it has a code and the scanner says the MIL is on,but the MIL is not on.I can not find a wiring diagram that shows the MIL light.What powers up the MIL light?This is a new I/P cluster and i...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, extended crank VIN: 1FTNF21F9Y
7.3l extended crank. starts when icp hits 500psi after thirty secs? verified pressure with mech gauge. icp spikes to 3550psi when start occurs and settles to 600-700psi. ipr percentage goes to 65% before start. hpop resevoir is full of oil. heads are full when...
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2001 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU84P01
After I replaced the cam synchronizer I drove vehicle 10 miles and the mil lamp came on code P1309.Checked the engine , it was on #1 cylinder top dead center comp. stroke, is their anything I am missing here ? The engine runs runs perfect. Took it for emission... Trouble codes: P1309 (misfire detection monitor is not enabled)
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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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2002 Ford f650 5.9L Surge VIN: 1F25MN5642
Hi i know this is the wrong place for this post but maybe someone can help I have 2002 Ford F650 with a cummins 5.9 diesel engine code mid 128 sid 233 fmi 9, the engine goes as high as 1500rpm can it be the injector pump or is it the ecm? no other codes and th...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L High Pressure Oil Pump VIN: 1FTNX21P24
Greetings All, Thanks for considering this challenge. There is a 12mm plug on the L side of the HPOP that blew out causing low oil pressure at idle. Been unable to connect with a Ford technical rep to discuss this issue and what caused it to happen? This 6.0 (...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Alternator VIN: 1FTPX12584
Guy's I really need some FORD help! 2004 F150 5.4L Towed in. Charged battery, started engine, tested charging system. No charge 12.4 V at battery. Replaced alt with MOT GLV-8579-RM . Started engine, charging 14.3V at battery all good. BUT the dash still says c...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16L44
vehicle came in w/acceleration problem at freeway speeds no power and vehilce would stall at stops, we checked fuel pressure and pressure is too high 100psi specs. are 55psi. we replaced fuel pressure regulator, fuel filter and fuel pump assembly and made no d... Trouble codes: P2198, P0172, P0175
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L cruise control VIN: 1FALP13P3V
Hello Group, Obviously this is not a factory cruise set up. I guess I was hoping it was maybe a dealer installed one. There were no controls on the steering wheel, just the handle on the side of the steering column. The servo actually has a Ford part # on it a...
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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Odometer/Trip VIN: 1FALP45X7V
Okay, I finally got the car back in for a little while and pulled the cluster out, removed the speedometer and found the stepper motor that runs the 'mechanical' odometers (this car has an odo built into the speedo and a trip odo built into the tach) gear sets...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FMRU1763W
THANKS TO ALL YOU GUYS WHO TOOK YOUR VALUABLE TIME TO HELP ME OUT .BILLY,BRIAN,ROBERT,MARIO,LARRY,ROBERT AND CSABA NAILED IN THE HEAD.I REPLACE THE MAF I HAPPENED TO HAVE ANOTHER SAME CAR HERE AND SWAP MAF AND THAT DID IT THANKS SPECIALLY TO BILLYBOY THE EXPLA...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34P9Y
Well it seems that the majority vote is a valve/seat issue,I agree. After I posted originally I did think to stick a vacuum gauge on it while performing the TSB procedure (rev to 2800 for 1 min. and check for misfire when it reaches idle) and when it was misfi... Trouble codes: 0304 (cyl 4 misfire).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Transfer Case VIN: 1FMZU73W92
I appreciate all the help I tried replacing shifter motor and checked to shaft. The shaft was fine new motor didn't make a difference. The customer decided that he didn't care if it had four wheel drive or not and took the vehicle. Sorry it took so long for...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Boggs Down VIN: 1FTPW14545
I found a wiring harness shorting on the exhaust manifold and a harness from the PCM chaffing on the AC line but did not cure the bogg problem. I was advised to have the PCM updated and then CAM reset by a Ford Technician. He also said the MAF sensor can caus... Trouble codes: P0301.
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34P46
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. SO WE REPLACED THE IPR VALVE FIRST, NO CHANGE. REMOVED THE HIGH PRESSURE OIL PUMP & INSTALLED NEW SEAL KIT, NO CHANGE. REMOVED BOTH VALVE COVERS AND FOUND THE PROBLEM, ONE BROKEN O RING ON THE HIGH PRESSURE OIL RAIL ON THE LEFT SIDE... Trouble codes: P2291 (injector control pressure too low eng. cranking).
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1992 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1FY459U91V
thank you for all the help Ed from Min. nail this one it was the module locate under steering column . i open the module and yes there is a loose soldering on the circuit board resolder and it work fine thank you ED and all tech you guy are#1
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Gauges VIN: 1LNHM87A9Y
Sorry for the wait...wanted to make sure this one was fixed. A new battery which was only available through Ford fixed this car.
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