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1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 2FTEX08L0V
anti-freeze in oil engine has no oil in it. it runs great
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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L fuse F9 VIN: 1FAHP3831Y
car towed in fuse f9 blown replace fuse runs and drives fine. charging system ok,growns ok,fusible link at alt is ok.Found no problems battery was replace drove 7 miles ok.customer drove car home next day car blew fuse!towed back to us replace fuse car is ok ....
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1FTM123NDS
Hi,I'm working on a 2000 ford wndstar with 3.8 ltr engine.The problem I'm having is the speedo alwalys shows 20 km under the speed limit no matter how fast or slow I'm driving. The snap on scanner shows the correct speed but the dash does not. I've replaced th...
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L front brakes VIN: 1FTSE34L7H
HELLO IATNERS' I have a 2003 ford e350 that has a pull problem nd pulsation. this truck has been in the shop several times for pulsation and pull left. Its recieved several different calipers in the front and rotors. I have put the factory pads in it with limi...
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2003 Ford E-550 Super Duty Custom 7.3L engine oil leak VIN: 1FDAE55F83
We have this e550 with a huge oil leak and have no idea where it is coming from.The oil drops out of the starter hole.This truck sat for 8 months and soon after it was put back in service developed a oil leak.We could see the high pressure pump leaking so we r...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L lites VIN: 1FDXF46F23
exterior lites stay on with head lite switch removed does not have day time running lites and vsm replaced cjb but it did not fix help
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMEU65E16
transmission was throwing 6 gear code. replaced [...] from stock with 1000 mile same year, code is gone and shifts smooth through 1-6 but wen it goes into reverse there is a hesitation and hard shift diff checks good as well as driveshaft and axles, no...
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Airbag light flashes / hard code VIN: 1ZVFT80N46
Got a fun one for you Ford guys: B2295 - always sets / airbag light flashes - stays off for a second and then flashs. As mentioned this is a salvage title car that a used car dealer picked up and had to put new front seats in. The original seats were stolen a...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W05
when car is started cold, car runs fine. after running for around 5 minutes it begins to misfire. traced to cylinders #1 and #6. when you remove the spark plug wires from those 2 spark plugs no difference is made. we have good spark at the plugs. we installed ... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow detected), P1408
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1989 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.5L Instrument cluster VIN: 1FTHX25G9K
To all of the Great Techs of IATN, The consensus is that this Instrument cluster from a Diesel will not work properly with a Gas engine. I have told my customer to obtain a Cluster for his vehicle. Thanks again for the quick responses. Happy Wrenching to All...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMDU32EXX
its my own personal veh and was waiting for a OEM sensor to be delivered but i feel like the fix will be correct.the rear abs sensor is the most popular so i`m going with it.everyone helped out and as sonn as i get veh back from the better half i`ll install it...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Accessories VIN: THI34FG453
Well it turned out as some of you said that the theft system on this particular van does not or cannot shut the engine down or adversly affect it when already driving down the road. After the first shop did some looking and harness wiggling and tapping the veh...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L od VIN: 1FAFP34P62
I really want to thank You guys for your time & inputs, As I did suspect & other Technicians has experienced the same problem, the #1 solenoid was bad, seems to be a common problem, I did check resistance and solenoid did check Ok, however I did replace both #...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P73
well techs this one is fixed,i replaced the injectors and ficm module,once the ficm was programed,i reprogramed the pcm and the accessories that were not working,fuel guage,temp guage,started to work.thanks for all the help,this one made me scratch my head afe...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12W94
Big thanks to Eric for his assitance. Looks like there were 2 issues even though the owner said there were no warning lights until they all lit at one time. The throttle body was dirty so I cleaned it and the MAF at the same time and the check engine and throt... Trouble codes: P2106 (throttle actuator control assy), U0073 (unknown), C1266 (abs power relay), U1900 (can buss fault).
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cam phazers VIN: 1FTPW14534
first off thanks everyone! i wasnt brave enough to just pull the valve covers and change the phasers, which in turn i was glad i pulled the front cover cause i felt like there was alot of play in the chains, there for we replaced the chains, tensioners and th...
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2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSE34P47
Sorry it took so long to respond.I took it to a Ford dealer like some said and it needed a high preesure pump under the turbo it was fixed under warrenty.Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond.Im never afraid to work on something new when I know I hav... Trouble codes: P2291.
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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMEU51K07
well as it turned out i was barking up the wrong tree. as most of the replies that were sent asked about the key and alarm system.it was working fine the scanner and ecu was seeings and w reading the key . it would run on gum cutter when cranked so my thinkin...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S62
WELL I HOPE THIS IS FIXED.I ENDED UP TAKING THE INTAKE BACK OFF AND CHECKING THE PLUGS AGAIN AND COMPRESSION AND FOUND MOISTURE IN THE #2 HOLE/ CLEANED OUT MOISTURE AND RAN A BEAD OF SILICONE AROUND OPENING SO WATER COULDNT GET DOWN IN THE HOLE. COSTUMER HAPP... Trouble codes: P0302.
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