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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A2M
Greetings IATN techs. I have this ford ranger that has been towed in to me no start. The customer just bought vehicle from a person, and were told the timing belt was bad. Customer put timing belt in himself and vehicle won't start. Checked to see if timing be...
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1991 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMDA31X3M
We have had a continual problem with the rear anti-lock light coming on intermittently and also constant. We have replaced the abs module twice and also cleaned all connections. With this being a 91 the diagnostic capability is very limited. Who's got answers?
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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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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
hello all in iatn world! thanks in advance!!! question is, on the pushrod v-6 (1996) motor, what is the proper installation configuration of all of the intake plenum components??? customer did the work and now it won't run. i have, huge upper plastic plenum pi...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34E8V
hello all, i have this fine explorer here with a misfire that comes and goes on cylinders 2 and 5.has new plugs and wires,i tried another coil pack,no change.good fuel pressure 45psi,good compression 155psi.i smoked intake saw nothing, did intake gaskets anywa... Trouble codes: P0302, P0305, P0153
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Drive-axles VIN: 2FTDX08W7V
Vehicle Came In with gear oil overflowing out of front diff vent hose. Drained fluid and Installed Correct amount of fluid. Removed Vent hose and made sure nipple and hose were not obstruted. Am i missing something here. This truck has 300K on it and im not su...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L alternator VIN: 2FMZA5144X
This is a weird case, vehicle came to us for ac compressor and for egr pressure sensor. Both items changed and fixed. The abs light would come on occasionally when driving the vehicle but customer did not want to repair that issue. After compressor replacement...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, p0171 VIN: 1FTPS24L8X
if any tech out there could help it would be greatly appreciated. van is running lean bank one, fuel trim is 25% one and -1% bank 2, with a lean shake at idle but no hard missfire. smoked engine several times warm and cold, no leaks found. baro is sitting at 1... Trouble codes: P0171
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, a/c inop VIN: 1FAFP59S13
hello everyone, please any input on this one is needed p0118 coolant temp code also ac clutch does not engage look like has 2 sensors i think the brown connector is for the temp gage sensor has 2 wires and stait the other connector is grey and is at 90% L shap... Trouble codes: P0118
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2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSE34P47
hi guys i dont know much about diesals but i would like to learn. 2007 e350 6.0 turbo stopped while driving. cranks no start. it was 2.5 qts low on oil, added oil still no start. the codes i have listed i get 155rpm while cranking ficm reads yes for sync inj... Trouble codes: P0606 (pcm internal failure), P115A (p1379- system voltage out of self test range), P1379 (system voltage out of self test range), U0155 (loss of communication with instument cluster), P2291 (inj control pressure to low while cranking)
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Monitors not complet VIN: 1LNLM97V2T
O2 sensor, O2 heater and Cat monitors will not complete. Vehicle has no codes and all o2 sensors look good on scan data. B2S2 was a little slower than the others on heat up, but new sensor made no change. This vehicle has no Mode 6 information. All heater powe...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT60324
we have tried multiple new mass air flow sensors and also o2 sensors pre and post cat.we have tried to find vacuum leaks with our smoke machine with no luck. every time we fix something on this car it is good for a couple of weeks before the light comes back o... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean)
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1996 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L differintial vent VIN: 1FTDR15U5T
THANKS TO FRANK,SAM,GORDON,RICHARD,BRIAN,AND GERRY, ALL STATED THE KIT DOES NOT WORK ON I-BEAM TYPE FRONT END, WISH THE TSB WOULD HAVE STATED WHICH FRONT END, WOULD HAVE SAVED ME A RESTOCKING FEE. THANKS FOR THE HELP, WE ENDED UP MAKING THE VENT LONGER AND SWI...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31L8V
thank you to all that replied it turned out to be a defective maf sensor it would work fine until the engine compartment was hot and then everytime you hit a bump in the road it would quit working.and thanks to clifford he hit the nail on the head you comment ...
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1421Y
What was really throwing me off on this one is that it would run good cold for 10 or 15 minutes before it would act up. When I stopped focusing on that I tested further. Many of you suggested replacement of the intake gaskets. On the right track but it was a l... Trouble codes: P0340, P0171, P0174.
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L key less entry on drivers door pad VIN: 1FMRU1563Y
thankyou everyone for your help. the fix was to find the RAP module, mine was under left side of dashboard, white in color and there is a sticker on front with a 5 digit number, that is the code for keypad. worked first time, thanks everyone! John
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Surge VIN: 1FAFP40402
Sorry, for delay. car came in friday 10 cleaned iac valve and thottle body retest car fixed Thanks for all help your great
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E83
WHEN I DID TIMING CHAIN AND SET UP CAM AND CRANK POSITIONS I DID NOT ALIGN MARKED LINKS ON CHAIN AFTER RESETTING CHAIN NO MORE MISS RUNS GREAT DID NOT THINK IT WOULD SET CODE FOR SINGLE CYLINDER MISSFIRE MY MISTAKE Trouble codes: P0316 (cylinder 6 missfire on start up), P0306 (cylinder 6 missfire).
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