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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L transmission VIN: 1FTHX26H4N
I'm posting this help request for a friend of mine, he bought this truck yesterday, and it was doing ok until he got to his house, he killed the motor, and start it again and the truck didn't move unless he put it on 4x4 mode, but it was working ok before. Did...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTJW35F2T
this truck came to me on a hook. last winter the customer thought he geled up. it then sat for several months. when we got our hands on it we found alge in the fuel. we treated whit bio-side, then changed both fuel tanks, lift pump, and many filters, flushed l... Trouble codes: P0344, P1668 (power control modual - ignition diagnostic monitor communication malfuction)
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1869V
This is my first time asking for help so if I have left anything out please let me know. So here we go.Same code p0442 repaired 3 months ago by replacing fuel cap. I suspect possibly the customer left the fuel cap loose this time but it was tight when we check... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak detected)
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53UO2
hi, i replaced pcm because it wasnt controlling the alt field and it wouldnt keep batt. charged i replaced pcm with part from ford dealer i down loaded data from old pcm into my ngs then loaded it into new pcm ngs said it was sucsessfully done car wont start t...
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2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FMCU92Z95
Hello, We have a 4wd Escape in the shop that has a serious vibration at speeds above 30mph. The center support was broken appart, so we installed a complete new diveshaft from Ford,as this is the only way to buy a center support bearing. With the new shaft , ...
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L air bag VIN: 1FTPW14V07
customer purchased this vehicle at an auction & it is evident it has been wrecked & repaired - after you drive the truck about a mile, the air bag light starts flashing a code 42 (scanner code b2292 front impact sensor) - i have replace the front sensor & mitc...
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2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W87
this problem does not make sense. the vehicle also has the latest calibration in it. the freeze frame data says vehicle speeds is zero and engine load is 44% when the p0456 sets. we are still thinking that some sort of software glitch may be causing this. what... Trouble codes: P0456 (small evap leak), U1041 (vss signal missing or incorrect)
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MELM74W5T
Hello everyone need help. This car will run fine then out of nowhere vehicle will misfire when cruising or lite accel. has new plugs, wires(oe). currant ramped coils found one to be bad. replaced the one car ran great for a long test drive, cust took car. it c...
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L No Start
Thank you family!!! Mark, Joseph and Andrew, they just hit it on the mark!!! It was the pip, I just replaced the hall effect sensor, and this lady is back on the road, I had 9 replies and most of them direct me to the culprit. and yes, the ckp is in the distri...
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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
Thanks for all your help. In the end I replaced all the plugs and wires with O.E. parts to be safe and misfire went away. Just had the vehicle back in for other work a week ago and still no issues. Its hard to say if O.E. parts really are better or not. Thanks... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FMJ52U4JM
well like alot of the replies pointed me too it was the fuse box under the dash removed the box and found broken wires inside it we installed a new box and problem solved
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U11
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP I REMOVED THE CRANK SENSOR/ MISFIRE SENSOR HAD A SMALL HOLE IN THE BOTTOM WHERE IT READS THE RELUCTOR RING ON THE CRANK. I REPLACED IT AND DROVE IT FOR FOUR DAYS OVER 500 MILES AND NO PROBLEMS. IT PASSED THE KEY ON ENGINE RUN TEST SO WE... Trouble codes: P1309.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F31
Thanks to all those who helped with their input, the best thing was this thing quit and wouldn't restart, so I was able to pinpoint the fault, the injector driver was the culprit, when it wasn't starting, I couldn't buzz test the injectors or perform koeo, koe... Trouble codes: PP034.
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 2FAFP74WX3
well i finally fixed this one i ruled out the computer by heating it up with a heat gun and going for a ride. the fault did not come on sooner so i felt the problem was in the wireing. i went over the harness with a fine tooth comb again and found a clip had...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNFM81W7W
I'm Closing This For Now. I Haven't Had Time To Get Back To It But Am Ordering The Harness For The Trans. Since The Connector Has Fluid In It And Could Very Well Be Causing The Multple Codes. Seems To Me To Be A Good Place To Start Rather Than A Complete Tran...
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2004 Lincoln Town Car Ultimate 4.6L steering VIN: 1LNHM83W44
we have put tranny fluid in when we put the pump and rack in took out all fluid and put in red stallion power steering fluid and change the return line let it sit drove it and then let it sit for a day then double check fluid level car drove good thanks to eve...
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