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1987 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L Unknown VIN: 2FABP74FXH
Im trying to get the heater box out, its loose but theres still something holding it, i have the dash pulled back. Does anyone know where the bolts are under the hood that hold the heater box to the firewall?
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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L clutch cable VIN: 1FABP42E1K
Hello out there I hope someone can help with my cable problem. this car came in with a split\melted clutch cable.We replaced it and everthing seemed to be working well. the pedal moved smothly and had about an inch and a half freeplay. the customer took the ca...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L alarm goes off VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help with this one. I have this 1998 Ranger extra cab 4x4 that triggers the alarm intermittently and many times everytime you lock the doors and set the alarm. The horn honks and lights flash. I have put in both door latch swi...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L pump VIN: 2FMDA5147Y
ok guys-appreciate any help with this thing-i feel like an idiot, but i have to be missing something here... this thing has had 4 (yes, 4) reman pumps installed (carquest), and 2 reman racks (also cq), and last time a new reservoir with screen (oem). each time...
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FDRE14L71
I've got a Ford E150(5.4L with rear after market AC)that has been an absolute nightmare. The problem began at the end of the hot season last year. Low side pressure was around 80 at idle and close to 200 on the high side. we installed a new system (condenser, ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, VIN: 1FTSX31FX2
customer driving unit and said it felt like it was running out of fuel and died..check gauges light came on before engine died.. customer changed cam sensor afterv no start.. customer and a friend said they tried filling oil reservoir but could not ...they sta...
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P86
Car was over heating out in San Diego. It was towed to a local dealer and they replaced egr cooler. Car was out at the gas station a week later and would not restart. I got it to restart by adding deisel starter fluid. car drove into our shop. never acted up s... Trouble codes: P2291
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP5686A
Once in a while this Ford will not start. It will have spark but no injector pulse. Have scope tested the ckp sensor and it looks good. The cmp sensor does have a signal, fuel pressure is good @62psi or more KOEO. Most of the time it will start fine, but every...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Misfire VIN: ILNFM91V6W
I HAVE THIS LINCOLN THAT AT IDLE AND UNDER ACCELLERATION WILL MISFIRE. NO CODES STORED. cAME FROM ANOTHER SHOP. i CLEANED MAF AS READINGS WERE ALITTLE OFF.AFTER CLEANING OK. IT FEELS LIKE A SECONDARY MISS.wE HAVE CHECKED INJECTORS,FUEL PRESSURE GOOD. THIS IS N...
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1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L engine VIN: 1MELM53S9T
originally came in with thisa whistle noise i checked for vac leaks as it sounded like that and ithe water test got cyl number 1 to miss so i replaced gaskets miss no longer happens and no more p0301 but whistle still there was at about 1500rmp when hot now in...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, P0133 and P1131 VIN: 1FALP52U0V
It's fixed (I think). I replaced B1S1 O2 sensor and cleaned the MAF sensor. I drove the car 70 miles and all the monitors ran and came back fine. I the hooked up AutoEnginuity and charted both upstream [...] at idle. I noticed the new sensor (B1S1) switc... Trouble codes: P0133 (B1S1 O2 slow resonce), P1133 (B1S1 O2 Indicates Lean).
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L park/dash lights VIN: 1FMYU02132
Traced circuit to central junction box. Remove central junction box and inspect park light relay. Found corrosion on park light relay and terminals. Cleaned terminals and replace park light relay. Thanks to those who replied. Park light relay is on back side o...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Compressor VIN: 2MELM74W4T
Ok guys, got this one fixed. It is amazing that the responses I got consisted mostly of "replace the low pressure switch." I knew that to be a possibility but my testing showed that the problem could have existed anywhere in the circuit from the control head t...
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