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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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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Unknown VIN: IFMDV34G0V
trans shifts while testing on lifts, but when on the ground no change gear and makes wooing noise come from front of the vehical,,,resently changed 4x4 to regular trans
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X3W
hello to all! i have this 98 ranger that came into my shop with poor idle and check engine light on, pulled codes for misfire on cylinders 3 and 4. misfire is there all the time under all loads. checked for spark and I do have spark at both cylinders. pulled N... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Battery saver fuse VIN: 1FAFP53S8X
Battery saver fuse blows. Powers engaugment circuit of bat saver relay and interior lamp relay. Has dome map light combo on headliner. When fuse blows power windows and dome lights dont work. Proper fuse is a 10 amp. I have driven car over rough and smoothe ro...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cooling fans/compressor VIN: 1FAFP53U7X
Hi everyone, this Taurus is giving me a headache. When the customer brought it in they complained that the fans would run occasionally and the compressor would kick in from time to time with the heater switch in the vent/floor position. I looked over the diagr...
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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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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Transfer Case VIN: 1FMFU18L74
Can not at this time make a determination how the fluid migrated from transmission to transfer case. Any help is appreciated if anyone has had this issue with this particular vehicle/setup. We had not seen this yet at our shop.
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYRIOUO5
missfire codes on cylinder 4,5,&6.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21P35
This truck was towed in, loss of power and the instrunment panel would not work, After we get it we find it was struck by lightening and this problem was never found or fixed. Truck will start and the RPM, fuel, temp gauges do not work oil pressure will work, ... Trouble codes: U1950 (vsm), U2226 (vsm), U0100 (ff -tcm), P5286
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP23145
I have a 2005 Ford 500 with P2544. Ondemand isn't very clear on the pinpoint test for this code. I've been told I need to replace the throttle body sensor assembly. Customer said that car wouldn't acclerate over 50 mph and was shifting rough. Any suggestions w... Trouble codes: P2544
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1LNFM92V6W
Vehicle came into the shop complainign that it will not go past 40mph. I scan the car found no codes I road tested and on takeoff is ok but around 30 to 40 mph it is bogs down like if it had a clug cat or low fuel pressure or even a bad MAF sensor. I tested fu...
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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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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L not sure VIN: 3FTHF25H6V
We had 14 replies on this one. Two suggested a vacuum leak and all others pointed towards the pilot bearing or clutch area. We took it back apart and double checked everything. The clutch looked fine as well as the pilot bearing. It was tight in the crank and ...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3FEKF37F8V
Thank you everybody, you guys really helped me what I was looking for is what I got. These things really needs all injectors but the cost just kills it. well my main concern was to really trust the contribution test and the answer is somestimes but its not a...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L auto lamps VIN: 1FMDU34E9V
thank you to all who responded. unfortunately, the custeomer does not want to go any further at this time due to financial reasons. thanks again for all the help.
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14C3X
im posting this as a fix since we actually found a problem. the engine is just not back together yet. after going over everything numerous times and coming up with the same results we decided to pull the head and send it to the machine shop to be checked out. ... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire).
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L low no pedal VIN: 1FAFP58S2X
I WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU WHO TOOK THE TIME TO READ AND SEND YOUR INFO TO ME.AFTER I LOOKED AT ALL THE INFO I GOT THE CAR BACK INTO THE SHOP THERE WAS A FEW OF YOU THAT SAID THE MASTER CLY. SO I STARTED THERE I DID CHECK FOR BAD OR OTHER MATERALS IN RES.ALL C...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no gears VIN: 1FTNW21F9Y
We replaced the transmission and that fixed the problem.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, NO POWER VIN: 1FT5W31P44
thank you to all who replied! I found the turbo to be coked! customer opted for a new turbo. Runs fine now! Thanks again.
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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L broken spark plugs VIN: 1FMPU16566
I want to thank everbody who replied, what I did to correct this problem I pluged the whole in the porcelain and filled the spark plug tube with 2+2 carb cleaner and let it soak over night. The next day I blow out the tube and mixed a little 5 min. epoxie and ...
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