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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTYR14C0X
good morning fellow techs, as a longtime member i know the forum is not a replacement for normal diag, but have a request for a little advice. i am a honda dealer tech, and have an employee here that owns this little ranger. she is short on funds, as are many...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X1X
HI out there I have this truck that just donít want to leave me a lone It started with a hard misfire and had code p0305 did tune up and reset memory by unhooking batt and truck ran good for 3 to 4 weeks and came bake with miss fire and code po304 miss on 4 no... Trouble codes: P1151 (up stream o2 senser bank 2 no switch lean)
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XX
well hello there guys.we have a 1999 ford windstar 3.8l with 135 k.the complaint has always been lean condition on both banks po171 po174..data shows ltft 33%stft25% almost identical on scan tool for both banks.baro is 158hz 99kpa ,we've replaced a new fuel pu... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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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 Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYUO1142
thanks in advance i got one that wont leave me alone.This escape has a 452 and have smoked it sev times with no sign of leaks.just got tired and put some parts on to come up fail.Has anyone got any info on this?Please help.Fuel tank press=2.64 keyon eng off.Li... Trouble codes: 452
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWX37P33
Customer had truck stall and not restart. The truck has been to the dealer four times for this issue and still does this on occassion. Right now the truck will start and die immediately with white smoke coming for tail pipe while cranking. Once I did get it st...
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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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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTNX21P64
Truck came in blowing steam out exhaust and customer said egr cooler had been replaced a year ago.We recommended replacing head gaskets and egr cooler.We sent the heads out to machine shop to check for cracks & warpage.Machine shop shaved off at least .010 or ...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Headlights VIN: 1FTYR10D44
car equipted with DRL day time running lights with ignition on headlights off position headlights blinking , headlight switch on position working good only on off position headlights, I'm driving like a police car :O) hope on help
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1998 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU55PXW
I am a GM guy so I am not very familar with these set-ups on fords. I have just replaced the camshaft synchronizer assembly due to the internal bushing rubbing and causing a squeeking noise. I replaced it with a reman assembly from napa and have set the #1 cyl... Trouble codes: P1309
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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 5.8L No Start, fuel pump runs all VIN: 1FDKD37H5N
I replaced the PCM and that fixed this truck. The PCM had a internal short to ground on the fuel pump relay ground. Thanks for all the support, you guys are great.
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FTDR15X7R
I am embarrassed to say my tech overlooked the obvious here. Car had a bad oil pressure sender. He should have started with the basics, sorry to waste time here.
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L interior lights.message centre VIN: 1FMZU35P1W
thank you for the replies.i have not had my hands on the truck again.but the custamer did phone to tell me that it did blow the fuse again and she had only opened the door.leeding me to believe that the problem may be in the door harness.hope to get a look at ...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, intermittin VIN: 1FTRX07W9X
thanks for all the help everybody but the guy left and then came back 2 weeks later and said he had his friend change the wires plugs and the two coils and the problem went away. so im not sure what the fix was but i think it was a wire form another cylinder b... Trouble codes: P0307.
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L gem module? VIN: 1FTZR15V9X
ben [...] is my hero thanks buddy... the n#27 fuse was missing instlled it and solenoid now allows vacuume to the hubs. without a wiring diagram this was a sob until you pointed me in a good direction, the book never asked to check that circuit it did for ...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAKP1138X
Well its done ! I did what pretty much what all of you said, cam locking tool, pin in the crankshaft and the car runs fine... I still dont get what the "lug" and "hole" deal was all about, i couldnt see a thing on the exhaust sprocket...wierd motor if you ask...
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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L abs VIN: 1FDXE45SXY
Hello Group,I would like to thank all of you that responded. The truck is fixed. The driver-side ABS sensor was open so I replaced it, Simple enough I thought, but after I installed it I expected the self check circuit to turn off the light right away but did ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNXZ1F21
AFTER CHECKING THE RESISTANCE OF EACH INJECTOR CIRCUIT FROM THE WIRING HARNESS AT THE IDM, ALL CIRCUITS TESTED THE SAME. BUT, EVERYTIME I BUZZ TESTED OR KOEO TEST THE SAME P0261 WOULD COME BACK AND THE ENGINE WOULD START AND THEN STALL. SO I CONSIDERED THAT TH... Trouble codes: P0261 (low circuit grounded from idm).
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2004 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FAHP31334
shell station had bad gas for a couple days. took a fuel sample and found problem. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21P64
Got this baby fixed. Sorry for the late closing. Thanks for your replies. P0272 was a bad injector on cylinder #4. Replacing it got rid of the misfire, especially noticable when cold. Thanks Tracy. I still had low power on accel. I then pulled the HP pum... Trouble codes: P0272 (4 cylinder contribution or balance fault), P2291 (ICP TOO LOW ENGINE CRANKING went away with new pump).
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L unsure VIN: 1LNHM87A92
WE THANK EVERYONE WHO GAVE US INSIGHT ON THIS PROBLEM. THE ANNOYING NOISE WAS INDEED THE SWAY BAR. WE REPLACED THE SWAY BAR, AND YAHOO... THE POPPING NOISE WENT AWAY! THANKS AGAIN ART [...]
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