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1931 Ford 4D hot rod 5.7L shifting VIN: A271151500
A little history,A friend has been building this car for the last few years. I did not perform the wiring, It is a beautiful 31 4dr sedan, jag front and hybrid independent rear susp. Has ram-jet 350 engine that has been converted to 90-92 speed density PCM. en...
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1963 Ford Falcon 170CID Mechanical VIN: 3R24U11298
ATTENTION: VINTAGE FORD LOVERS - Thought this would be an easy project for my wife but turns its becoming difficult. So here it is Bought a real nice Falcon Deluxe station wagon with stock 170 and a 2 speed automatic it ran but found it had busted #5 & 6 pisto...
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1984 Ford Tempo GLX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FABP23R8E
Have an 84 tempo with no spark at coil, cap, or plugs. Cap appears to be normal so replaced ICM but nothing changed. Tested signal coming from ICM and signal is fine. During replacement found plug to ICM on distributor to be bad so replaced distributor but sti...
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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L transfere case VIN: 1FMCU14T1J
Vehicle has no 4WD functions (electronic). I performed transfere case module test and test light on module blinked 4 times saying it was good. I noticed that the 4wd switches do not light up when pressed and you do not hear the module click. I can get lights t...
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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTJW35MON
should the fuel psi stay at 8 psi when shut off?
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5144T
this windstar run bad at idle and a p0340 is always on when we unplung the cam sensor it run fine ,another garage replaced the cam sensor and forgoted to repair a vacuum leak so after the vacuum was ok the van still run bad i chenged the cam synchro checked th... Trouble codes: P0340
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMFU18L6V
Hello all, I need to know if anyone has info on engine swaps on Ford Expedition. I have a good 4.6 engine in a junk Grand Marquis and need to know if it could be used to replace the 5.4 in this Expedition. I know the complete engine is not a direct swap but ca...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Battery lite VIN: 2FMZA5144X
Battery lite will come on after about 30 seconds. Alternator is charging, but at 13.9 volts and the amps are a little erratic + - 5amps. If I start the engine with the 3 wire plug undone, the alt. does not charge. If I plug in the connector after starting, the...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L hvac blower VIN: 1FTSW31S3X
This truck has only high speed on the blower due to the resistor block "opening" in the diode or whatever the component is adjacent to the resistor springs. This may be a high temp cut-off switch (similar to a hair dryer that won't reset). My thought is perhap...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F3X
Hello all, installed a fuel pump in this vehicle & fuel filter in this vehicle, test drove it 20 miles and all was well. Towed in today does not start.has fuel pressure, no codes stored. I was given a carter fuel pump and wix filter. what am i missing?...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L timing setup VIN: 1FMZU73E42
need some help explaining how to set up the timing chains on this engine.i have the ford master timing kit,but can not figure out the setup produre.can anyone help explain this to me.help please.kyle [...]
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1FMDU75W12
vehicle arrived this AM with a complaint of higher than normal idle speed and harsh 2-1 downshift. Started vehicle and noticed the normal flair at start-up then speed settled at aprox 1200 rpm test drove for trans complaint and could not duplicate in 5 mile te... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP circuit performance problem)
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L lacks power VIN: 1FTWW33PX3
hey guys i have a strange on i dont understand to well, engine has a loss of power on take off one code P2263 keeps reacurring, truck has no converter, drop exhaust anyways and did not help, fuel pressure 55psi running and idle and underload, it had a noise co... Trouble codes: P2263 (back Pressure code)
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAHP53U46
Thanks in advance for any help. Vehicle came in shop with check engine light on and complaint of hesistation and stalling out after about 20-30 minutes. Checks codes. Found code PO191. Fuel rail pressure sensor A circuit range/performance. I went and checked t... Trouble codes: P0191
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2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L 3-4 Shift VIN: 2123131321
This vechile cam in with a hard 3-4 shift when Hot and the Oil was dark, rebuilt the transmission replace Torque replace Valve Body with all solinods. It has the same problem works perfect when cold and as soon as it warms up it has a hard 3-4 shift. We replac...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Slow idle return VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
Hey Ford/lincoln techs, thanks in advance for reading my help request. This lincoln has a problem when you start the engine it wil go to 1800 RPMs then slowly drop down to about 600 rpm and idle just fine but if you open the throttle just a little bit the idle...
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L engine VIN: 1LNHM97V81
Thanks for all advice as this Lincoln is really giving us a headache! Said Lincoln came to us with a blown engine (connecting rod through sde of block). After ordering us one very decrepit looking engine,the customer found us a nicer one with less than 60k tha...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L cd changer VIN: 5LMFU28RX3
The customer placed a cd with a label in disc changer and now that disk is stuck and will not let cd changer work or eject the multi cd cartridge. When the eject button is pressed you can hear the changer trying to move cd's and eject, but then nothing further...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61LOX
CODE P0401 EGR FLOW INSUFFICIENT I am thinking that the orifice which is located in the egr pipe between the dpfe hoses is at fault. It seems that the egr is working, however the dpfe voltage does not go up when the egr valve opens. even if I open the valve ma... Trouble codes: P0401
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2003 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM50253
Hi all, This car came in with noise coming from the engine. We found the Cam Synchronizer shaft making noise. We replaced synchronizer with rebuilt part which included sensor too. Noise went away and customer took car. The next day check engine light came on w... Trouble codes: P1336 (ckp and or cmp input signal to pcm)
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1986 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Stall VIN: 1FTCR11T3G
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. I BYPASSED THE INERTIA SWITCH, NO HELP CHECKED FOR POWER TO THE PUMPS GOOD. MIKE, & DONALD, MENTIONED ABOUT THE 2ND PUMP IN THE TANK WHICH MY INFO DID NOT SHOW. WATCHED THE PRESSURE FROM THAT PUMP & IT WOULD SLOWLY DROP. INSTALL... Trouble codes: 67 (clutch saftey switch).
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L 4x4 low range VIN: 1FTSX31L04
Thanks for all who replied. The fix on this vehicle was the 4x4 relay module which is mounted beside the GEM module behind the radio. It has a relay for the 4x4 high and one for the 4x4 low. The relay was bad on the 4x4 low side. Leave it to ford to make thing...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L leaking from torque converter area VIN: 1FAFP53295
thanks to all who all replied to my reguest.we found the the staor shaft was the problem change the shaft and so for now its not leaking well keep our fingers crossed and not talk about it once agin thanks
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P26
Well guys, this one is not fix. Let me post what I have checked and done so far. We have pulled the oil cooler, installed a home made heater in the oil sump and have and external heater with about a 1.5 gallons of oil all at 195 degree Fahrenheit. We filled th...
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