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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N1T
This thing is kicking but. We can't seem to get this thing to act up when we want, and when it does its only for few seconds. Vehicle will start to break up and hesitate with little power when accelerating(like from a 25 to 45mph zone). Then it will disapear a...
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1996 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW36FOT
I have had this 96 f350 for two days now and it still is hard to start. it orginally came in as a no crank. We replaced the starter and repaired the bat cables. the first time i cranked it it started fine, ran for about thirty minutes and i shut the truck down... Trouble codes: P1212, P0603, P0344
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L VSS signal VIN: 1FALP13P4V
SUMMARY: Escort's Speedometer ONLY works when Scan Tool is Plugged in! --- DETAILS: This is a good one for the Ford Experts out there. This Escort just lost its speedometer one day driving down the freeway (customer's description). Car came in - speedo sits at... Trouble codes: P0503 (Intermittent VSS signal), P0500 (VSS Signal)
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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMSU43F51
The customer says the vehicle will die intermittently. If it is idling and dies it will start back up by just turning the key to start. Sometimes when driving down the road it will momentarily die then start back up on it's own because the engine has enough mo... Trouble codes: P0230, P0232, P0603, P1210, P1211
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP3S342
uppon inspection, found timing belt 2 teeth off @ crank and badly worn idler - replaced timing belt, idler, tensioner. now starts easily, but runs bad and stalls w/ maf plugged in, runs well with maf unpluged.
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17535
ok guys and gals,i've done all of this,checked compression and between 170 and 175 on all 8 cylinders.pulled intake of to see if maybe a crack under the intake and no luck.will not set a misfire code on any cylinder checked in mode 6 to no avail.dropped cat co... Trouble codes: P2196 (running rich causing it to go lean), P2273 (same as above bank 2)
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTPX14575
if anyone out there knows the easiest way to get broken spark plugs out of these trucks it would be tremendously helpful right now...thanks in advance
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1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM50U2R
vechile has no start has good fuel pressure 40 psi and has spark but has no injector signal replace relay under hood above radiator no still will not start
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1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L no communication VIN: 1MELM53S4T
To all; I hope someone can give me a little insight, to make sure I have not overlooked something. I have this 96 sable that came in because she flunked the state emission test due to non communication. I tried 2 scan tools and was not able to communicate with...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L fuel VIN: 1ZWFT61L2X
checked for no start found no power to fuse 14 15a that powers inertia switch suspect pcm? has anyon ran into this before???checked all conections under junction box found no broken wires if i ground relay it sends power to fuse and inertia
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1997 Other Ford 4700 7.3L overheat VIN: IHTSCABK7V
hey truck guys got agood one 97 int 4700 comes in customer says engine running hot up to 230 degrees we remove upper hose radiator is completly clogged inside installed brand new radiator checked clutch fan works fine engine still runs very hot i have never do...
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1967 Ford mustang 289CID Coolant Temp. VIN: 117T61C260
Thanks for all that replied... It was the IVR located on the back of the instrument cluster...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31H1R
Thanks for the replies on this problem. The "buck" is gone. After I replaced the pcm I test drove it with the modis and noticed that it was still coming out of closed loop so I did not believe it was fixed, as I put more miles on test drives it never bucked or...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L 5th gear VIN: 1FTZX172XX
Hi all, after checking all obvious possibilits and loking into all the helpm i recieved from the 5 replys I replaced the fith blocker ring and reassembled it and it did the job. Thanks every one for your help and expertese.
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX17W4Y
Thank you to all that replied and no one agreed that the PCM would cause this, most suggested that I recheck the injectors. I had scoped current and voltage for these injectors and the patterns looked good, this is what prompted me to ask for help. The injecto...
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L frontbrakes VIN: 1FAFP34373
I want to thank all of those whoe offered insight into this problem. I was supriszed to learn from Larry from texas that the car complaint website reveals premature brake wear is a real issue on these Focus cars. I went down several trails looking for somethin...
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17L34
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPENDED,WE FOUND A BREAKE IN THE HARNESS AT COIL PACK #4.A SPECIAL THANKS TO GERRY FROM VIRGINIA. Trouble codes: P0354, P0294.
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM81W2W
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED!! THE CONTROL MODULE WAS REPLACED & WIRING KIT FOR ANTI-THIEFT. PROBLEM SOLVED. DEALER WANTED TO REPLACE FUEL PUMP FOUND THIS IS A EAZY MISS DIANOSE. THANKS TO ALL 9 WHO TOOK TIME TO RESPOND JOE Trouble codes: P1260 (theift).
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