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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L shift solenoids VIN: 1FTCR14X1V
Hi every body. we have this ford ranger with transmission problems. transmission shifs fine on all the gears. the problem is that always set up a multiple codes on the first trip, doesn`t need drive long distance to get 6 different codes. codes are:p0731 trans...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L vct VIN: 1FAFP6632X
we think it has something to do with the exhaust cam gear but not sure. we noticed that if you turn cam gear by hand that it moves about 10 degrees before cam starts to turn, is this normal. there seems to be good oil pressure coming out of the cam gear bolt, ...
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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FMSU43F21
First time customer called me and said he was driveing and turned a corner and engine died and would not restart. Had vehicle towed to me and I checked the basics-good fuel pressure-good cranking speed-good rpm speed on scanner-have good scanner communication-... Trouble codes: P0743 (TCC system electral fault-KOEO), P0605 (Internal Control Moduel Fault-KOEO)
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2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45F02
I cannot get this van to stall for me so I'm asking a lot I know! It's a delivery van that stalls with out warning. The driver says that when he is backing up to a loading dock etc. it will stall, then restart and is ok till it stalls again happens a few times... Trouble codes: P0503, P0476
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L rear speed sensor VIN: 1FTRX14W84
I have a 2004 Ford F150 that came to us with ABS light on code C1230 rear speed sensor-checked rear sensor-missing the rubber seal between the sensor and harness corroded-replace both-found a break in the harness also-no brainer right? WRONG-still sets code im...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTWW33P05
This truck has a coolant leak at rear of engine on right side. Just can't pinpoint exact spot. If you fill the reservoir right up it leaks out on its own under no pressure. What I can see is it leaking right by the head gasket area, just not sure it is head ga...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 ST 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34NX5
Hi Guys, I'm hoping someone can shed a little light on this one, this is a shop family members car, and the local ford dealer can't seem to get anywhere with it either. It has MIL on with a p1450 code, I have done diag. procedure according to Mitchell as best ... Trouble codes: P1450
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L valve train VIN: 1FTPX14515
the top end of motor ticks but gets quiet as i rev up motor and i dont know wat else to check out.
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2002 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Steering VIN: JM27V11T42
The Villager's steering will wobble under accel at 50mph and up. It is very pronounced at this speed. When moving from a stop it is barely noticable. It is worse when turning left. Tires are balanced and the wobble will go away when you let off throttle. Could...
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MRZA20224
Hi All,This vehicle vame in with new coil,plugs,wires,fuel filter,EGR valve and DPFE sensor.Vehicle still misses intermittently but does not store codes immediately.Checked all previous repairs and found all satisfactory.Misses stronger at highway speed.At 120... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0316 (1000 rpm misfire), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306
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2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM502X5
we are beating our heads against a wall with this one,any help would be great,thanx in advance.As soon as we start vehicle ses light comes on,engine runs great with no issues other than ses light on. Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel pump driver module off line)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F7X
Thanks again so much for all input. Much knowledge was gained if not used on this one, but for next ones. Found input that contribution test is not reliable. Kept showing misfire on cylinder 8, even with black cam sensor. Pulled drivers valve cover, rechec... Trouble codes: P0284 (cyl 8 contribution).
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2005 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14U55
WE WERE ABLE TO DUPLICATE THIS DRIVABILITY CONCERN... DOES THAT REALLY EVER HAPPEN... WE BEGAN CHECKING THE ODVIOUS AND ALL SEEMED FINE UNTIL I UNPLUGGED THE INERTIA SWITCH AND THE TRUCK NEVER STALLED. THE CONNECTOR HAD GOTTEN VERY HOT FOR REASONS UNKNOWN AND ...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWF31P75
im calling this vehicle fixed due to the overwhelming majority of responses who led me in the right direction. thanks to jim [...] for the fast response. the battery supply voltages to the ficm were 11v when cranking however the amplified voltage dropped well ... Trouble codes: P0611 (control module configuration incorrect), P0261 (injector 1 circuit low), P0264 (injector 2 circuit low), P0267 (injector 3 circuit low), P0270 (injector 4 circuit low), P0273 (injector 5 circuit low).
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.4L start relay VIN: 1FTSW21R68
FIRST I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO REPLIED.WE DECIDED IT WAS THE PCM.THE CUSTOMER HAD DONE MODIFACATIONS TO THE TRUCK INCLUDING REPROGRAMMING.HE CONTACTED THE DEALER THEY SAID IT WAS UNDER WARRANTY.GOOD LUCK!WE DID HAVE SINAL FROM THE IGNITION TO THE PCM ALL G...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L unknown VIN: 5LMPU28A9X
This vehicle is fixed.Thanks to everyone who took their time to replie my post. The problem was streched drivechain and worn drivegear inside the transfercase that turns front driveshaft.After I replaced the transfercase,all is good.
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM53S8X
Hi sorry it took so long to close this plea for help but Robert was the one that got this one I ended up feeling it was in the tranz after I did some of the other stuff you guys suggested like changed the coil and unplugged the dpfegr sensor I did un hook th...
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