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1990 Ford Pickup F250 7.5L a/c & p/s belt
A/c and P/s belt gets in wrong groove after installation. Customer replaced both belts and tensioner asm. Alignment appears okay. P/s pump may have too much end play? Any spec's on that or any other info would be helpful. Seems pretty pety but must be overlook...
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1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR10U9N
This truck slobbers bad at idle and misses , jerks at highway speeds. No codes found. Ignition scope looks normal and fuel pressure and volume-ok. Customer said the upper hose blew off and it started running like this. I have no HC at radiator neck, relative c...
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1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FARP15J3R
First, thanks to everyone who takes the time to read this, I know you are all busy and your help is appreciated. We have this Escort, 1.9L that came in on the hook for a stall/no re-start. Seemed like a cut-and-dry fuel pump...no fuel P.S.I., good spark, powe... Trouble codes: 214 (Cylinder ID circuit failure), 542 (Fuel pump secondary circuit failure)
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L oil pump VIN: 3FCME53GXR
vehicle towed in by customer aaa, customer stated engine had been running rough as tho running out of gas, hesitation on up grades. stated vehicle was climbing the grapevine i5 and started to clatter, backfired and would not restart. found oil pump seized and ...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L not sure VIN: 3FTHF25H6V
We have a F-250 2wd that has a wierd noise on decel in gear. It sounds like a blower fan squealing. The noise is only on decel and goes away the second you hit the gas or touch the clutch. We put chassis ears on the body and transmission and it would about des...
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1421Y
I have this e150 that came in sputtering and barely idling with a check engine light on. Off idle engine smooths out.I ran a smoke test as a bad pcv elbow has caused this sympton many times.I found no leak but replaced a weathered hose anyway. A little researc... Trouble codes: P0340, P0171, P0174
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT5W21596
Truck drove in with misfire and back fire under load. We pulled the front cover and valve covers. Replaced the left cam phazer, the locating pin was loose. We checked the timing marks and everything was in time. Replaced the left solenoid and tensioner (it had... Trouble codes: P0011 (p0021-), P0021
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2006 Ford E-150 4.6L long crank VIN: 1FTRE14W76
van came in with long crank time at times checked all basics no codes fuel pressure was low & dropped to o lbs. no leaks were found - does not run rough once it starts replaced the fuel pump - the pressure was fine the van came back about a week later with the...
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2007 Ford E-150 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE14W47
Hello P0451 keep coming back I did the above check.anyone know where is ftp sensor?the scanner does not showing(genisys)and nothing on top of the tank.Is there a confirmed fix on this code? Thanks Rick Trouble codes: P0451 (evap emission pressure sensor)
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Starter circuit VIN: 1LNLM91V4V
I'm having a hard time duplicating the problem. I starts properly most of the time. When I checked at the starter relay socket it tested GOOD with the key switch in the START position. That lead me so suspect the starter motor considering the mileage. When I j...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTHW25G6V
Thanks for the replies. We found loss of pickup in distributor. When vehicle failed, there was a 0-8Volt square wave signal to Ecm. Which apparently is not enough of a voltage switch. When vehicle was running, we disabled ignition system to test signal fr...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTYR14C0X
thanks to everyone who responded. got a few minutes at lunch yesterday to do a couple quick checks... koeo and koer yielded no dtc's. unplugging the maf did not help and tps sweep on my scope yielded a nice smooth picture...hmmm. back to work on hondas for the...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10DX3
well i found the broken vac. hose i somehow missed and replaced the bad coil...problem solved.thanks for your help. Trouble codes: P2004, P0316, P0304.
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSN31PX3
WELL $1200 DOLLARS LATER IT'S RUNNING AGAIN,GARY FROM ARIZONA WAS RIGHT-HIGH PRESSURE OIL PUMP.I HAD REPLACED FRAME RAIL PUMP FIRST SINCE WAS'NT SURE IF IT WAS GETTING FUEL-NEVER DID FIND ANY TOOL DEALER OR THE DEALER THAT HAD AN ADAPTER TO SCREW INTO FUEL FIL... Trouble codes: 2290 (low icp pressure).
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2004 Ford Focus ZTS 2.3L Suspension VIN: 1FAFP38Z04
Well this one is gone but it didnt get fixed due to expense. The customer didnt want me to waste any more time with this vehicle I checked all the bushings and everything I could think of . I told her the next step was to start taking stuff apart and I wanted ...
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L abs VIN: 2FAFP74V97
Thanks to all 3 that responded. I got a trouble tree off of Shop Key for testing the ABS system. Much to my surprise, the tree led me to condemn the ABS control module. It was easy trouble shooting and even easier to replace. The customer supplied a used, ...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28R63
Navigator ended up needing a new ride control module. soon as we plugged the new module in the pump started up and leveled out. The suspension light was still on however because it needs to be flashed. Sent customer to dealer for a flash and all is well. Tha...
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