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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, BLUE SMOKE LOW RPM VIN: 1FTSW31P23
vehicle came in running ragged. primary & secondary fuel filters dirty but i have seen worse. changed & purged filters. vehicle runs fine no skip but blue smoke at idle from 600 to 800 rpms. test run, vehicle has decent power but black smoke when you bury it. ...
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2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L tpms VIN: 1FMFU16505
We replaced the LF TPMS sensor because of a low pressure reading. We can't get the system to recognize or learn the new LF sensor. The system will learn the other three sensors and even the "bad" sensor that we took off. (key cycled on three times, brake pedal...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L bcmT VIN: 1FTSW21558
This truck has an intermittent dead battery.I'm the forth lucky person to deal with it,including a Ford dealership tech.Anyhow when this occers the bcm is grounding the pcm relay via pin#37(bn-wh) after shut down (key off),causing a draw of 3.5+ amps.When test...
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1990 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Starter VIN: 1FTEX14H8L
Most of my responses mentioned voltage drop issues on the battery cables. I voltage drop checked both circuits and had less than .5 volt drop on either circuit consistently. The plate between the engine and transmission was in good condition, not bent or warpe...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L gauges VIN: FTHF26H9JN
put all new grounds batt to eng batt to feder eng to fire wall fire wall to gauge plug thanks to all
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWX36F6X
I FEEL LIKE A FOOL ON THIS ONE. ONE OF MY OLD PROFESSORS ONCE TOLD ME TO ALWAYS START AT THE BEGINING AND USE THE KISS METHOD (KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID) THIS WAS THE CASE. THIS TRUCK WAS 8 QT LOW ON OIL. I AM SORRY FOR WAISTING EVERYONES TIM [...]. THANKS AGAIN Trouble codes: P1209 (icp crank not detected), P1211 (icp high/low), P1212 (icp malfunction).
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Surge, harsh shifts VIN: 1FMNU42S7Y
sal from mass i think might have been right. we moved several harnesses and when we moved the harness on the right side tha light went out and everything has been good since. we could not get the problem to occur again and saw no wires that wre rubbing. custom...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Steering VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
most of you nailed it. I made a adapter from a rubber plug, pulled a vac. on the res. while it ran & seems to have taken care of the problem. thanks again
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2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L timing chain
Thanks to everyone for all the great info, sure love this site.I pulled the unit yesterday but didn't strip it yet but Due to most responses on rebuilding this unit along with the already high mileage i opted out for a used engine with a 5 year labour included...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51452
Thank you for all responses. The fix was the computer, not easy because of the price and the reprograming done by the dealer. Thank you. Trouble codes: P0156 (oxygen sensor b2s2 inactivity).
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L front brakes VIN: 1FTSE34L7H
thanks everyone for the help. we have decided to replace the hoses and go with carbon pads and ice rotors. I believe brian is correct about the module, but costumer nor owner want to go there yet. We will attempt to control the heat problem with carbon pad...
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1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1LNCM82W1M
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED,THE CUSTOMER DECIDED NOT TO SPEND ANY MORE TIME OR MONEY ON THE VEHICLE.WE DID COME UP WITH THE REPAIR SOLUTION IT WAS IN THE INSTRAMENT CLUSTER.
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L brakes VIN: 1LNLM91V6S
thanks for all your good suggestions. i replaces brake hose in left fender well and no change. customer is going to live withit i hate not being able to solve problem. he is a good cusyomer.
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