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1997 Ford Aerostar 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FT3X444X6
don't waste your time with this if your busy! i have a 97 aerostar that is being preped for a demolition derby. it has electronic 4x4. the rules mandate that the front drive shaft be removed from the vehicle. now that its out van will not move and has no park....
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FDSE35L93
I wasn't sure how to post this. We have a box van here (my youngest son's father-in-law, no pressure) The van runs great, we had it in for brake repair. He asked if we could find this noise he has on cold start-up. Started van in AM, and it sounds like a belt ...
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2004 Ford F F650 7.2L speedo inoporable VIN: 3FRWX65R74
Hey guys, hope I can get some help here... Here are the specs on this truck: 2004 Ford F-650 Rollback 4dr 230 Catepillar 6cyl diesel. It has an allison automatic transmission w/o the park option. We drove down the street the other day and it got stuck in gea...
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2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L alternator VIN: 1FAFP25176
car runs fine but needs to jump to start. using a snap on vat 45 tester at battery the alternator was charging 111 amps but 11 volts. battery load test failed. i replaced battery with interstate mtp-36r 650 cca. now alternator only putting out 6 amps with 12.3...
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L A/C Vents VIN: 2MEFM75W33
Hi to All, The heating/a-c system is EATC, the a/c air flow is only to the defrost & floor in the "norm or max" positions. Defrost & floor positions work OK. The recirc. door does move on "max". Their is 17" of vacuum at the black hose at the control head & o...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Surge VIN: 2MEFM75W64
Cruising at 50 mph this car surges after going into overdrive. Acts like downshifting or possibly in and out of overdrive. No codes. Fuel trims are normal. We replaced spark plugs and #7 & #8 coils because mode 6 data showed misfire counts on those cylinders. ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L starter VIN: 1FTEX15YON
mike had the fix . customer had wired the starter soliniod wrong & starter was getting voltage from the alternator when the engine was running . i installed all fusable link wires on the battery positive side of the soliniod & starter worked right . thanks to ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNX21S1X
I cleaned out the tank and repalced the fuel pump again and installed a locking gas cap. Informed customer to have fuel source checked out. thanks for all the replies.
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMPU17585
Hey guys Thanks for the replies. The problem was caused by the chaffed wire I spoke of in the request. The Tn/lb wire was sensor signal return for the MAF sensor. The fuse panel under the dash on the passenger side fuse #34 was blown. this fuse was EASY to mi...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FMCU96H26
Hello and thanks for the replies I fix the truck ... After I almost replacing everything and did not help I reinstall all original parts and I started installing used ecu the 5 th expected the as build data and let me in to pats programming I did a parameter ... Trouble codes: P1260.
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V9V
WELL, LOTS OF GOOD INFO ON COMMON PROBLEMS, WE HAD INITIALLY ELIMINATED VAC LEAKS DUE TO SYMPTOMS AND FUEL TRIM DATA. A REMAN MAF SENSOR FROM FORD BROUGHT THE BARO BACK TO WITHIN SPEC. MY INITIAL FEELING ON THIS WAS A O2 SENSOR WHICH IS WHY WE CHANGED THAT F... Trouble codes: P1151 (o2 sensor b2 s1 switch point indicates lean).
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L high side VIN: 1LNHM87A61
Hello and thanks for the help.after i read the help pulled the drier and sure enough was pluged up,checked the condesor you can blew freely,put new drier and that raised the pressure to 150 psi but was not enough,put new compressor and that fixed it.Thanks guy...
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