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1995 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L Suspension VIN: 1FTHXZ6HOS
Never seen this before. When the truck rolls in reverse in gear or not, the front suspension will squat almost to the bump stops causing the front camber to go way negative. You roll forward and the spring relax the front end comes up and the wheels return to ...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L low power VIN: 1FDPS24LX1
vehicle has low power uphill. and baro stays at 47 were at around 1000 feet above sea level .hertz.pcm was updated. cant complete drive cycle. no vacum leaks.mass air flow was replced didnt help so we put the old one back.i apreciate any help working on it all... Trouble codes: P1000
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31P13
In January we replaced the glow plugs & high pressure oil pump for hard start & smoking & no power, plus new filters & service. Truck was running great until about a week ago when it died on road. Has code P2623 stored in memory. According to ShopKey following... Trouble codes: P
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93143
hello i am haveing trouble with a code for the cam sensor po340. the truck had a exstended crank. i have cleard the code but it comes back even after a cam sensor replacement on the left bank. all data only list one sensor the one a replaced. but ford seems to... Trouble codes: P0340
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L fluid level VIN: 1FAF953285
Taurus came in, complaint-no power steering,fluid overflows. Found fluid low, no visible leaks. Filled resevoir, did P/S flush, vacuum bled system to get all air out. Now has power steering. Fluid at proper level, shut off car, level overflowed out top of rese...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM91V9P
can anyone tell me how the vref voltage can be battery voltage at most of the engine sensors and fuel injectors? computer???
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2006 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A33
Codes refer to ignition coil circuit malfunctions, however, all coils are firing properly. Injectors 3 and 6 are not being commanded to pulse. You can see them pulse maybe once or twice every 10 seconds or so. I cleared codes and all four came back. Based on t... Trouble codes: P0353, P0356, P0357, P0358
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start, starts and stalls VIN: 1FAC234567
i believe i fixed the problem. (accidently) i must have been wrong about the other curcuits being ok when the car died. i found a bad computer relay. i noticed it continuesly clicking while the car was dying. i checked the resistance between terminal 85 and 86... Trouble codes: P0231.
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Power Door Lock VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
Thank you all for help, i truly appreciate all your replies. Many of the replies i received, was telling me to check the wiring routing through the protective boots in the door. I checked those boots, and found on the drivers door, a broken wire, but it was a...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L pass key VIN: 1FTYR10V9X
First off, thank-you to all who replied. IATN has helped me again with a Ford problem child. Brian [...]' recommendation was the closest to our fix. We traced our problem to a broken wire(green w/orange) to pats key transceiver connector. We repaired the wire...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNX2NF0X
thanks to evan from texas.bob from virginia.robert from west va.chris from penn.daniel from missouri and jimmy from az they all had good test ideas with the injector o-rings. i didnt see any leaking oil to the outside under the covers. but i replaced the o-ri...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP4048Y
Thanks to all the techs that gave great advise. Ran through the diagnostics with autoline, and also checkes there weren't any shorts or power feedbacks. I ended up changing the computer again. so far almost a month no problems heard from the customer. Thanks a... Trouble codes: U1262 (SCP data fault for J1850 bus).
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU18L21
Thanks for everybodys input, rechecked all power and grounds again put another reman computer in this time it was better. Thanks for everybodys help.
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C11
After re-thinking my previous work and reading my trim numbers on the road, I replaced the new aftermarket air mass meter with a factory motorcraft unit. The trim numbers came down and I believe this one is now fixed. thanks Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, LOW POWER VIN: 1FMZU73E42
MILO, RANDALL, AND DAVID HIT IT! Good spark, good fuel, good timing, unplug the MAF DUH! Thanks for the help, felt stupid we have helped other shops over the phone to try this step that we skipped.
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU83K93
Thank you all. I did end up replacing the iac. it seems to be ok so far. I never got it to give me a problem but, with no codes and only all of your suggestions it seemed probable that was the problem. Plus the iac from ford was only $50. Worth a try. Thanks ...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ride height VIN: 1LNLM97V3W
Thank you for all the replies. The vehicle came by and we checked the trunk. We heard a slight hissing noise like stated. Right between the spare tire and the back of the back seat under the carpet lays a hose tee that the lines snap into. Not a great place fo...
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