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2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Anti Theft System VIN: 2FMZA51472
To all Ford techs Thanks for any help in advance. My girlfriend's Windstar started up and when she was pulling out of the driveway it died. I went over to look at it and when you turned the key there was no voltage at the starter when you turned the key to th...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU72K34
Well guys I need some help again on another Ford. When going to a hard stop about low 20 mph range it fells like the brake pedal moves down or something releases. Like an ABS stop but no buzzing. Installed left front hub asm[it was noisey] ,rear differial spee...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSS34P44
I think maybe converter problem ,after driving awhile it will lunge when you come to a stop and take off again. When you step on it to go it will move alittle then lunge and move on normal. all the shifts are good and didn't notice any problems until warmed up...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP24105
Now the vehicle surges, hesitates, stalls, runs rough,idles good then bad. Code P0191, 452,183. We installed Fuel pressure temperature sensor after following testing procedures. New Sensor does same thing and same codes appear. Very black smoke from tail pipe.... Trouble codes: P0191 (p0183-), P0183 (p0452-), P0452 (testing and results)
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWPW1457
Vehicle runs fine, no drivabilty issues. Has a history of IMRC faults. Currently has a stuck open fault. All appears to be working fine, cleared code and has not reset, but we know it will, along with other random IMRC faults. Has had a new IMRC and pigtail in... Trouble codes: P2002 (imrs stuck open)
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L fuel pump pcm fuel heater VIN: 1FSKMEEJU7
hi all, i hope someone out there has seen this before so i can get some direction on where to look. this bus came in on a hook, died on the road. found no crank shifter will not come out of park unless key is in the off position but unlocked. found fuse number...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L won't accelerate VIN: 1FTWW31R28
I am not very familar with the 6.4 at all and my mitchell is not of any help. This thing will be running fine and all of a sudden it goes to idle only and idles rough. You can shut it off and restart and it is fine until you go to drive it again and it will do... Trouble codes: P040D (egr temp sensor a high), P127A (test aborted low fuel pressure)
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM62W0V
check engine light on po402. code set on 2 cold startup under 165"f .. warm up car ok no code. removed egr , tube,cleaned t bodey. inspected dpfe tubes clean.dpfe replaced. dpfe at 1.18 idle. egr stalls engine when opened manuley with vac. preform koeo pass. p... Trouble codes: P0402
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1997 Mercury Tracer LS 2.0L Flex Plate VIN: 1MELM13P4V
Hello again IATN universe. I have recently replaced the flex plate in this car which happens to be one of our loaner cars. Last year I replaced the engine an approxamately 1 year later the flex plate let go. We are at a loss as to why this keeps happening. We ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L acc. drive VIN: 1FDXF47F4X
VICTORY IS MINE. I THINK I FIXED THIS THING. THE CURE FOR MY CASE WAS A FACTORY REPLACEMENT BELT TENSIONER THE ONE I INSTALLED THE FIRST TIME WAS A GATES AFTERMARKET TENSIONER. THE PROBLEM IS THE AMOUNT OF SPRING TENSION APPLIED TO THE BELT THE FACTORY PART HA...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L coolant VIN: 1FTNW21F7X
iatn friends were very helpful. talked w/local diesel shop owner and he confirmed the symptoms are as expected for cracked/loose/broken injector seats/sleeves due to overheating...thx all
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP38371
Sorry for the delay on closing. I did a top engine clean and replaced the o2 b1s1. So far have not had the car come back with any problem. Thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA51461
After lots of time I have decided to replace the instrument cluster on this vehicle. I imagine that there is a problem with these as I ordered one nearly a month ago and they are still on back order. As I am not able to verify my repair as of yet I am closing ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNX21F02
Well Thanks for all the help to everyone who responded. this 7.3 powerstroke was using 2 gallons of oil to 100 miles, I thought maybe injector O rings, so I pulled the injectors out and did not find an obvious bad o ring. Well I did a compression test and foun...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTRW08L32
Well customer picked up vehicle willing to live with the problem for now.Replies were bad tire,suspension problem,rear parking brake shoes hitting.If it ever returns for problem I will update.Thanks,Mike.
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAF534789
Finally got back on this expedition after customer brought it back to me. Before I took it to the dealer to reprogram the PATS I did some continuity testing on wires with the original pcm. Turns out I had no power to the injectors because of a pcm + open wir...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, RUN RICK BANK1 VIN: 1FTPW125X4
GOODMORNING ALL, WORKED ON THIS TRUCK FOR FOUR DAYS WITH NO LUCK. DECIDED TO SEND IT TO THE DEALER FOR A SECOND APPINNION BEFORE WE TOLD THE CUSTOMER IT NEEDED A TARE DOWN TO INSPECT. DEALER HAD TRUCK FOR ANOTHER FOUR DAYS AND EVEN WITH FACTORY HELP COULD NOT ... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank1).
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L shifts VIN: 1FBSS31S65
we finaly got this one . wires in the loom from pcm to trans melted together from egr tube or exaust. replaced harness and reflash computer. thank for all who replied
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2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FAFPP34N0
Thanks to all who replied. I never was able to duplicate the radio problem, but I did get the speedometer to quit working. I replaced the cluster and that seemed to take care of the problem. Thanks again, Steve
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