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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAPP6245P
this car came in with poor idle conditions - on first scan found both o2s bad & dpfe sensor not working - replaced them & still had rough idle unpluged maf & computer goes directly into closed loop & runs fine plug maf back in & about 2 minutes goes back to op... Trouble codes: P0136 (oxygen sensor not switching), P0172 (oxygen sensor not switching)
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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
I have a faulty cam synchronizer. this part has been disc ontiued. Dose anyone have a source to a new/rebulilt. Thanks. Trouble codes: 412 (cylinder id error)
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1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L Steering VIN: 2FMDA5147S
i put a reman steering gear in this truck yesterday and before i coud get around the block good it blowed the top seal out of the steering gear.my question is both hose fittings are the same size which port on the steering gear is the pressure port and whih on...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21FOX
help please!vehicle came in yesterday missing very badly.What is weird is if you shut it off and restart it runs smooth for maybe 20 seconds or sometimes 2 minutes and then it starts what sounds like misfiring badly and it will smooth out and run perfectly for... Trouble codes: P0279, P1277
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWW36F1Y
Customer came in to have starter replaced. Would not start after then. Customer had been starting with starting fluid when cold. No start after starter replacement with even starting fluid. Ran injector buzz test and 1 injector was loud others were soft. Repla...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDSX35P13
hi fellas, i have an 03 powertjoke with 6.0 that was towed in for a no start, the landscaping company said they stopped for lunch came back out and it fired then died and would not start. when we recieved it the truck fired once then died and hicupped twice af...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNHM86S42
hey any lincoln guys, this ls has a condition where compressor cuts out in extreme hot weather, code b1947 traced problem to evaperator discharge air temperature sensor, aldata and lincoln says sensor is located in ctr dash at location b217 where is this thing...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU86K74
Hi guys! Im pulling my hair out here. This vehicle came in with a vibration that felt like a engine miss but with no codes. Fuel pressure tested with in specs,Scan tool reading was good. I found a bulletin for idle quality update. I had all the updates brought... Trouble codes: P0303, P0302
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1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1ZVLT22B4T
hi thanks guys for all the info found that the new ign coil was faulty was giveing a good enough spark replace it and runs good and this part was replaced by the other shop.
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L alarm goes off VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The fix ended up being the hood switch...was all mangled like a dog attacked it. Thanks, Ron
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FAFP52U4X
Thanks to all for replies on the AX4S trans. I learned quite a bit. Someday I may tear into it just as a learning expr. Problem non-the-less solved (I think). Because the trans was so clean inside, no metal debris anywhere & fluid like new after 25k miles, an...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Ride Control, Air Ride VIN: 1FMDU74E1Y
I am posting this as a fix. Although it is not 100%, it i operational now. I isolated the rear hatch from the rest of the truck to make the gem module think there were no doors/hatch open. Still had the same problem. What I found was that if I ran the self...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L dome light VIN: 2FAFP74W3Y
Most replies were to check the wiring on circuit 867 DarkBlue for open. Was able to check that wire from the ajar switch to the Light Control Module and it was good, would go to ground when door is open, no ground with door closed. The problem is in the Light ...
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2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57462
The problem on this van turned out to be water intrusion into the ABS module connector causing corrosion which allowed stray voltage to enter the lines that the PCM used gather vehicle speed information. The PCM interpreted these signals as excess vehicle spe... Trouble codes: P1270, P0500.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSS34P44
Finally fixed thanks for all the replies. I will make a long story short.I pulled the engine cover and found a bare wire,the trans harness was rubbing on the metal insulation.I fixed that and was figuring that was the problem.No still doing the same.I clipped ...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L high pressure
I replaced the pump and perform my koer test 3 times and never ever got a 333 again, I road tested for over 1 hour, my icp pressure went well over 3000 at times, before it never was over 2600 wot, on one note I was able to find duty cycle and desired pressure ...
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, lack of power VIN: 1FTPF12545
THANKS FOR YOUR REPLIES,WHEN I GOT BACK TO WORK I CHECKED EXHUAST BACK PRESSURE , ABOUT 10 LBS AT IDLE BANK 1, LESS THAN 1 LB BANK 2. THE SAME SIDE INJECTORS WENT SOUTH ON. REPLACED CAT ASSY. RUNS GREAT NOW. THANKS AGAIN JOHN Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37P36
Ohms tested the injectors and test the wiring harness for any shorts and found no problems. Ran injector buzz test several times with no codes. I didnt believe that it was a FICM problem in this case and did not locate any high pressure oil leaks so about the ... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder 1 Contribution), P0266 (Cylinder 2 Contribution), P0269 (Cylinder 3 Contribution), P0275 (Cylinder 5 Contribution), P0278 (Cylinder 6 Contribution), P2284 (ICP Senser Circuit Range/Performance).
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