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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L all VIN: 1FMPU18L1X
fuses 4/15/31 burnt, replaced 15, "smoke" from GEM module. Replaced module and c.j.b. Ford parts. Has blower control, lights, comes out of park. "NEW PROBLEM", vehicle won't shut off. Alt. and ignition switch, unplugged, still runs. Fuse 30 is "hot" key off. U...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4Lo VIN: 1FMZU34EXX
Thank you in advance, this explorer will not go into 4Lo. Thr customer brought it in with a encoder motor from NAPA and no 4Lo. The AWD and 4Hi do work on the hoist. I can force the encoder motor to work using the "function" section of the MODIS. When I do the...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA534XY
Hey Guys and gals. I have a long distance request from a preacher friend of mine who is having trouble getting this van diagnosed. The problem he describes is like nothing I have encountered and he has had only one shop get it to do it but not long enough to d...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L monitors VIN: 2FTRX18L71
Guys and Gals, Hope you have some ideas for me. I have a 2001 F150 that recently had the battery replaced. The inspection sticker expired in July, battery was put in three weeks prior. Now the monitors all reset except two, catalyst and evap. The vehicle will...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEW25SJ4
Customer states: bucks, runs bad under load when damp/wet outside. also poor MPG Yes I know it's a V-10 I am using Snap-ON Verus scanner for testing/inspecting this veh. Traded my MODIS for it a couple weeks ago so still getting used to seeing so much data at... Trouble codes: P0171 (FUEL SYSTEM Lean bank 1), P0720 (output speed sensor circuit fault), P0722 (output speed sensor no signal)
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L alt not charging VIN: 2FAFP71W54
Car came in a month ago and a battery the alternator were replaced. it came back again and alternator was replaced.( I did not do the replacing so I do not have any info as to why it replaced a secound time.) Now to the 3rd time. Car came in , not charging, an...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start cold VIN: 1FDAX57P54
this truck starts fine hot only cold cranks for 30 - 45 seconds minimum before firing acts like the low psi oil system has drained back where is the anti drain back valve located once truck is running it starts fine shut off leave for an hour starts hard check...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14585
hey Guys, I'm having trouble with this F150 3 vavle engine. , it misses under heavy load only, ses will being flashing only after the truck is held in the wide open throttle mode for a couple seconds. Other than that it runs normal. Checked and replace coil an... Trouble codes: P0304 (missfire 4 cylinder)
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L ABS module VIN: 1ZVFT80N86
ABS Light comes on when going over 10km scan codes found code u-0073 which states control modue communication bus A OFF and code u-2011 unknown
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FBSS31L16
This one has me crazy! It came in with the vent temperature around 70 degrees. Cleaned the condenser & radiator cooling surfaces, checked the freon charge and the pressures and noticed a flutter on the high side gauge. I recomended a new compressor, accumulato...
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2007 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air bag VIN: 1FMEU74E97
just need to know how to turn off passanger's air bag. customer just had heart surgery and if air bag deploys it could kill him. usually it is done with the key, but i do not see any to do that on this model. does anyone know the secret?
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L ride control VIN: 1LNLM9740R
I have a rotunda super star 2 tester from my old ford days however ford did not use this air ride system and I have limited experience with these. I have seen comp and relay failures and line breaks as well as individual strut problems but have not seen one wh...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L a/c vents VIN: 1LNHM83WG2
hey guys, have a little weird problem here, this linclon came in for low air flow from a/c panel vents and it has good air flow from floor vents and pretty good flow from defrost vents, it is hard to see the door moving while in the car so went and remove heat...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L p/s pump VIN: 5LMEU88H53
This Lincoln Aviator came in with a whine noise under light throttle. Removed the belts and pinpointed the noise to be p/s pump. Replaced with a factory part. Noise there all the time now. Replaced with another factory unit and still have the noise. I found a ...
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2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L speedlimiter VIN: 5LMFU28585
Hello Everyone A question from speed limiters Here in Hungary it makes costumers unhappy when they truck or car cant pass 160 km/h And a Suzuki pass by . I have two cars right now witch needs speed limiter changes. One is a Lincoln Navigator 05 5.4L how duo I ...
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1985 Ford Pickup F250 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTFF25N9F
After replacing the fuel pressure regulator the condition got worse for whatever reason. Checking both in tank pumps pressure at the switching valve found them both low 1-2psi. Because it would act up more on the rear tank i dropped the rear tank for inspectio...
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1987 Ford F-250 XL 4.9L Hesitation VIN: 1FTEF26Y3H
thanks for all the replies. The connection on the rear fuel pump sender was losing connection occasionally causing the low fuel pressure. Replaced the connector and the customer has has been driving for three days and all is well. thanks again.
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP62W7V
We isolated the transmission DTC P1747 Pressure Cont. Sol. short circuit by use of a DVOM and watching the sol. voltage at the transmission connector, and ecm voltage (via Scanner). The values did not match. The ecm value was 5 0r 6 volts higher. We replaced... Trouble codes: P1270 (RPM/Speed limiter reached), P1443 (Evap Purge Valve Fault), P1747 (Pressure control sol. short cir).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L drive cycle incomple VIN: 1FDNF21L53
Thank you for all your help. The vehicle was just under the GVW to run w/o the obd II. We tried a cold soak and driving the vehicle, and it did not want to cooperate. Sent the customer over to Ford for a reprogram and when it came back, we got it through. ...
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2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L cooling fan stay on VIN: 1FMYU02124
THANK'S TO ALL YOU GUYS THAT BOTHERED TO LOOK AT MY REQUEST FOR HELP, PROBLEM SOLVED, THIS IS WHAT HAPPEND, WE INSTALLED A THERMOSTAT WITH A OPENNING RANGE OF 190 DGRS AND WE HAD THE PROBLEM OF FANS OPERATING IN HIGH MODE, I'D WASTE TIME REMOVING AND INSPECTIN...
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2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L tranction control, rf wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FAFP40614
I am confident that the ABS module will fix the problem. The two axle tone rings have the same teeth and spacing and the sensors put out identical patterns. Only thing left is the module. waiting for it to come in, but I am confident that will solve it.
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U15
WE PULLED ALTERNATER AND SENT TO REPAIR SHOP, THEY TESTED IT MANY TIMES AND EVEN TORE DOWN AND FOUND NOTHING WRONG, WHEN WE REINSTALLED ALTERNATER IT CHARGED GOOD AND SYMPTOM WAS GONE, APPARENTLY DURING THE PROCESS OF R & R OF THE ALT THE INTERFERRANCE WENT AW... Trouble codes: P0721, P1500.
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