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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1766W
i was a ford tech for 8 years. so i know to check the pcv line, the vacuum lines at the back of the intake, the intake itself. can't find any vacuum leaks. my problem is that i don't like the long term fuel trims after i did this repair. after driving it for 5... Trouble codes: P, 171 (lean bank 1), P, 174 (lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L gem module? VIN: 1FTZR15V9X
vehicle came in complaint of no 4x4 lockup. lifted vehicle on hoist engauged 4x4 heard tranfer case motor shift 4x4 light came on front drive shaft was turning but hubs did not lock up.performed vacuume test both front hubs 18 inches for 15 minutes no leaks. a...
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU24E4X
hello everone problem ford.truck drives perfectly codes keep coming back,stft1.56 bank1,stft-0.78 bank2,ltft24.96 bank1,ltft24.18bank2 [...] patterns are good.no vacume leaks found my questin is should not the fuel pressure rise under accell,mitchel gives 3... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAKP1138X
This car got towed into the shop with a broken timing belt, this is the first one we have tried to do one on a 2.0 DOHC, i got the flat bar to hold the cams and the pin for the crankshaft, my main hold up is i have a step telling me to set the exhaust camshaft...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Transfer case VIN: 1FMPU16L5Y
Hi my name is Brian and I have been having trouble with my personal truck for a few weeks now. We are more of a suspension and Brakes place and we are pulling our hair out with this one. The issue is when the truck is switched into 4 wheel drive (high or low) ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L harsh shift VIN: 1FMZU73E82
When vehicle is first started the 4X4 high and 4X4 low indicator lights come on for the bulb check, but then don't go out right away. They will stay on for anywhere between 10 seconds or 2 minutes. As lonbg as these lights are on the speedometer will read very...
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2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L radio VIN: 1FAFP36363
Hi Ford techs, I hope there is a way to reboot the radio on this little Focus. I drove it in for service and switched the radio off by pressing the off on button and now it won't turn back on. The clock did display, so I thought I would disconnect the battery,...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10DX3
hey ford guys hope you can help. thanks in advance.truck has code p2004 [intake runner control stck open bank 1]along with p316 & p304 misfires. checked for vac. leaks and found none. found actuator arm off and reinstalled but still has code. dealer claims you... Trouble codes: P2004 (intake runner conrol stuck open b1)
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10DX3
hey guys still have same problems...i replaced complete intake manifold, ign. wires and plugs. cleared codes and started up. with in one minute p2004 [ intake runner control stuck open ], p316 [misfire on start up ] p304 [cyl. #4 misfire] codes returned..check... Trouble codes: P2004, P0316, P0304
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSF30P64
This one is a monster I've read alot of postings about this engine and tried the fixes but none work I need some one who really knows about this engine It cranks long before it will start and lets out a big smoke cloud Engine sounds good as you get to about 15...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNW20P64
Truck was towed into the shop. Customer stated it would only stay running for 30 seconds and then stall. Tried to start in the shop. Cranked over fast but would not fire up. Hooked up scanner and found no codes. Looked at ICP readings and got 380 psi almost in...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX20566
vehicle came in with customer stating vehicle died at a light then restarted fine, under hard excelleration vehicle hesitates and lacks power not sure where to start on this one any help would be appreciated...thanx in advance Trouble codes: P0300, P2104, P2111, P2112
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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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1991 Ford f700 7.0L No Start VIN: 1FDNF70J6M
thanks for taking the time to send me suggestions. the oem pump is made by walbro like most of fords pumps for the time frame and later. no help from ford dealers. sterling said they only support diesel side of the line. so I googled the model and pump manufac...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTHF26G5R
I RECIEVED SEVERAL IDEAS BUT ONLY ONE WAS CORRECT. THE FIRST SHOP THAT WORKED ON THIS TRUCK FORGOT TO TRANSFER THE WATER PUMP BACKER PLATE WHEN CHANGING PUMP. CALLED LOCAL AUTO PARTS THEY CALLED TECH SUPPORT AND SAID I DIDNT NEED ONE ON THIS TRUCK BUT FORD HAD...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
First off I would like to thank all of you who answered my request for help with my coworkers 1994 Ford Explorer with the EGR problem. Several resposes said to make sure the hoses weren't backwards to the DPFE & they are not. He tried swapping the DPFE hoses,... Trouble codes: 332 (insufficient egr flow).
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2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X51
Thanks for all your help. This vehicle turned out having some bad pinchd wiring on the o2 circuit, replaced and it functions great at this time. Trouble codes: P0156.
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L camshaft sprockets VIN: 1G6JHD456Y
first i wanna thank most of you for your positive feedback!after pricing all the tools . my matco dist. talked to a ford guy on his route and was told that i would need all the special toools to do it right the first time.im not gonna do the job after all just...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Shift Quality VIN: 1FMZU73K73
Great replies from all thank you. Pulling the exhaust at the manifolds didn't give me anymore room. Removed the OD servo cover at first all looked well. Once i removed the piston the hat where the pin mounts was completely sepertated. Replaced the servo/piston...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L66
For starters I didn't mean to sound cheap by installing aftermarket coils, but due to poor economy we have lost three Ford dealerships within a 30 mile radius, so getting oem parts require having them shipped in or road trip. So after getting oem coil sh... Trouble codes: P0355.
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V11
I had unplugged the PCM and tested the voltage from FTP-0 volts. I do believe the PCM is at fault. I sent the car to the dealer since i can not reprogram it. The idle turned out to be an easy fix. As i mentioner the TPS volt was 1.32v? I cleaned the TBI and it... Trouble codes: P0453.
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