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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FBJS31S4V
This is the initial start-up of an engine r&r. The replacement engine is supposed to have 55,000 miles on it. I doubt it... Anyway, I have a misfire that's most pronounced as soon as overdrive kicks in, but is noticeable almost all the time. If I take it off a...
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1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 2FAFP71WXW
Car came in overheated with only overheated codes, found inop radiator electric fan. Changed the fan motor and now fan "On" at 216 degrees and "Off" at 198 degrees. Car idles good and no more overheating but when shifted into reverse or drive it stumbles and m...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L condenser VIN: 2FTZX0868W
technician has installed now 3 new condensers. the problem is the lower light hand side of the condenser keeps rupturing, causing a large leak. the high side psi never goes above 210psi and the low not over 40psi before failure. failure is occuring within 3 - ...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51UXW
98 ford windstar van logged code p1450 unable to bleed up fuel tank vacuum. have already replaced vent valve that was plugged with dirt after cleaning inlet hose with air. am not sure where to look from here.
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2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA57411
customer said van was running fine down the highway and all of a sudden fell on its face no power/ would idle but no throttle response towed to shop pulled codes p0171/p0174 lean both banks replaced upper and lower intake gaskets no change put reman maf in no ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L mil VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Getting code B2992 (Pretensioner circuit failure). I have a flashing code "33" on the MIL, also. I read in Alldata that I need to put in a jumper tool to check the air bag computer out...and it mentions a low resistance reading. I do not have the jumpers, and ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Transmission range sensor VIN: 1FTSX31PX3
Customer towed truck in. Cooler lines broke in front, all trans.fluid lost. Customer pulled over to investigate when he went to start there was no crank. repaired cooler lines filled with fluid but no crank nor reverse lights. inspected all fuses and relays, w...
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L frontbrakes VIN: 1FAFP34373
CUSTOMER PRESENTED CAR WITH A NOISE IN THE RIGHT FRONT. INSPECTION FOUND THE BRAKE PADS WORN METAL TO METAL. INSPECTED ALL FOUR WHEELS AND FOUND THAT ALL THE FRICTION LININGS WERE WORN NEARLY ALL TO METAL. THOUGHT THAT WAS PREMATURE WEAR FOR 33K MILES. CUSTOME...
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2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Misfire VIN: IZVHT82H76
I have a 06 Mustang GT with go fast goodies on it. It came in running very poorly with VERY bad misfires. It did not have codes for misfire but felt like it was running out of gas. Customer said it was run low on fuel and he replaced the filter. He said it had...
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L vent temp VIN: 1MELM62W8V
replaced items above and doesnt seem cool enough(65 degrees)at 90 ambient have crimped off heater hoses and makes no difference fresh air door is on recir and all seems t be in order
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Steering VIN: 2MEFM75W23
Hey guys i have this grand marquis the steering wheel while turning to right starts to fight alittle and want to go left same while turning left wants to turn right i replace the steering shafts and rack and pinion also lower ball joints and 1 upper but still ...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L a/c VIN: 1FALP57U6S
Thanks to all the liquid line was completly blocked also the cold hot door was broken replaced both all is well
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FALP62W7S
Thanks guys .I finde the problem . Thet vas ECM .INtermitent problem . The ignition timing vas stack to 22 deg. and sould be 10. Not adjustable. So it vas bed ECM.Thanks .
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L no 4x4 engagement VIN: 1FMZU77EO1
Well Thanks to all who replied, It turns out that it was the controller after all. For me when you call the dealer and they have never sold this part, it is a little scary. And aside of that , any work that is performed that does not fix the vehicle comes out ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L IWE actuators VIN: 1FTPX14504
We never did resolve the slight grinding in the RF when engaging 4x4. We received 3 replies. Jason from Louisiana mentioned the check valve on the supply side of the IWE solenoid and sure enough it was bad, would not hold vacuum. Installed the new valve and l...
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1993 Mercury Sable GS 3.8L motor idle VIN: 1MELM5041P
Thanks for all the ideas with this one. I did check nearly all the ideas that were offered. When i went back to the mass air flow sensor i found that the wiring to sensor was causing the problem . I found a TSB for problems with the connection and took a close...
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