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1988 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMEU25A31
This truck came in as a no start.I tryed scanning it but there was no communication.So i checked all the fuses and links,grounds they were all good.I did put a pickup in the dist. and did find that the cam gear on the dist.had a missing tooth I dont know if th...
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1989 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Starting VIN: 1FMCU12TXK
tHIS VEHICLE HAS A NO START CONDITION(VEHICLE CRANKS). CUSTOMER CHANGED HIS STARTER AND STARTER SOLENOID AND REVERSED THE WIRES ON THE SOLENOID AND THAT'S WHEN THE PROBLEM OCCURED. IT BURNT THE COMPUTER AND WE REPLACED IT, AND THE VEHICLE RAN GOOD COLD BUT,AFT...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14Y9N
Im hoping sOmeone out there can help me with this one.Now this truck came in with a very bad miss but it runs.The one thing i did find is that number 1 injector is not pulsing it doesnt even light the noid.I replaced eveything that came up a code and there was... Trouble codes: 126 (coolant temp), 412 (map sensor no difference), 172 (lean condition)
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L exaust gas leak VIN: JFDKE37H4N
hello guys thanks in advance to any of you that are willing to help me, i got the folloing problem: this 92 E350 5.8 VAN came to my shop because it wouldnt start and had an exesive gas leak at the exaust manifolds i found about 5 gallons of gas in the oil pan...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L ohv/sohc VIN: 1FMDU34X1V
Hello all: I have this high mileage 97 Explorer with OHV engine which is tired, low on compression. The customer wishes to keep the vehicle, because they have back problems, and the truck has power lumbar controls. I have a 99 two door Explorer on hand that is...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNX21S1X
I have replaced the fuel pump 3 times and every time the strainers are plugged solid with dirt. i cleaned out the tank and replaced the pump, strainers, and filter and about 3 months later its back with the same probem.there are no fuel leaks at the sender or ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FTWX33F91
this one is for you ford guys. customer states rear brakes hang up occasionaly,we recently put new rear pads on lubed the slides and contact points. checked the e-brake cables and calipers all is well. my question is has anyone seen the brake hoses ''INTERMITE...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L power steering pump VIN: 1FTSW31F71
since this customer has had this truck they have always complained that the power steering did not have much assist especially at idle. they originally had it at a ford dealer where they replaced the steering box and pump and it worked "ok" for a while (they c...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53283
customer had vehicle towed in car went dead after a right turn. stated fuse #2(30amp) blown. replaced fuse himself still no start. checked and found same fuse blown and found pcm relay burned up. replaced both components and still blows fuse. started disconnec...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L engine overheat VIN: 1FTNW21P04
Good morning. First I will say I am not a diesel guy and any help would be great. I have this 6.0L [...] that will overheat only with his travel trailer in tow. I can see that the cooling fan is working but only on low speed, when the temp starts to rise, and ...
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E34
truck runs fine most of the time.. on my genisys under component parameters the mis fires are cyl #'s 4,5 ,6 only. smoke test revealed leak at egr diaphram and at throttle shaft on tps side. no other leaks found. i know these have to be fixed but im doubting t... Trouble codes: P0152, P0153, P0300, P2197, P2198
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2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FMZU74K05
Unable to check this vehicle when cold. Check for vacuum lekas with smoke none found. Can this have vacuum leak when cold at the intake manifold gaskets like the older Explores did ? I also check the IAC valve and did not found any problems with it. Thanks for... Trouble codes: P0506
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L compressor VIN: 3FAFP07236
This vehicle came in on friday with no compressor operation. Its seem as if the pcm is not commanding the clutch. I have checked the trouble shooting trees for both the 538 code and 645. Alldata is very vague on values for the evap sensor and the ranges suitab...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FMCU96H26
Hello everyone Ford gurus please help Truck came on a hook from a Ford dealer ?? Thay give up on at. Costumer drove the truck in to the dealership with abs and air bag problems abs needed a new pump air bag a new module. They installed then started programing ... Trouble codes: P1260
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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L drive belt VIN: 1LNHM81W9X
Thanks for looking. Customer brought his car to us with the complaint of a belt squeal with the ac on during cornering. Turning the ac off stopped the squeal. We inspected the belt tenioner expecting to find a loose belt. We removed the belt and turned all the...
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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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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W3Y
ATTN, FORD TECHS,CAR CAME IN FOR A CATALYIC CONVERTER.AND SURE ENOUGH IT WAS MELTED DOWN ON THE LEFT BANK.IT HAD BEEN SO HOT IT HAD BURNED THE DRIVER SIDE CARPET UNDER THE FLOOR MAT.REPLACED THE LEFT BANK CAT'S AND CRANKED IT UP FOUND ENGINE MISS. CHECKED FOR ...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14A4R
sorry for the delay in posting, this is my vehicle and have only been able to work on it in my free time. lucky for me i have been very busy(no complaints here) i think i jumped the gun going after the engine light before checking basics. most replies were ad... Trouble codes: 214 (Cylinder I.D. Circuit Failure).
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMFU18L6V
Thanks for all the info. With this information I have convinced the customer to get the right engine for the truck. Thanks again for the help.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L master cylinder VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Thanks for all the replies!! The customer ended up leaving town and broke down in Indiana with no brakes once again. He had it towed into the Ford dealer there who later called me and asked the history of repairs that I had done (which was quite extensive). ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L timing setup VIN: 1FMZU73E42
ok watch out for the 4.0 vin e,#3 intake valve seat rotated and all exhaust valve guides were worn out.truck seems to run great now.thanks for all of your help.kyle [...].
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTPX14575
thanks to everyone who replied you were all very helpful...i purchased the tool from matco,followed the directions and it worked like a charm thanks again
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2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18566
we swapped coils and injectors on this thing all with the same result.PO305.So we suggested he take it to the local Ford dealer.They told him it was just a bad coil(even after we had explained to them what we had done up to that point)So they sold him a coil.... Trouble codes: P0305.
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