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1995 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Surge VIN: 1FTEX15N2S
ran all of the mitchell tests and they pass. cannot duplicate surge on the parkway in front of shop. the 121 code is a hard code and comes up on koeo and koer tests. will not clear. have bob installed and everything looks good. has any one delt with the 121 co... Trouble codes: 121 (tps does not correlate with maf.)
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L oil pressure VIN: IFALP52U6T
Hello,I acquired this 1996 ford tarus 3.0L vin u from another shop.The original symptoms were that the car was misfiring intermittently and losing more and more power as the car had been operated until the it would not run.The customer said that the (fuel pump...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18L8X
engine missfires when power braking in reverse only. to the point of blowing the 30 amp fuse to the ignition and vehicle dies. will not missfire in forward. I have been looking for a chafed wire with no success. hoping someone has seen this before. alldata doe... Trouble codes: P0307 (no 7 missfire), P0357 (ignition coil primary circuit malfunction)
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F2X
This is a 7.3 diesel in case you didn't read it. Truck belongs to a tourist and is a no start..truck owner called mobile mechanic and he got a code p0605, so he wanted pcm changed, I have an IDS and I flash Ford pcms, so he bought a Ford Pcm, brought the truck... Trouble codes: P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected)
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L locjing hubs VIN: 1FTNW21F12
hears the problem vehical had a ratching sound from the left aera with auto 4x4 inguaged,noise is not there whith 4x4 disenguaged,tested vacuum from pump=18 in,test wacuum to left and right hub,good vcauum but only on for 20 seconds,should be on for at lease 4...
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: FTREDSDEF4
Hey guys got this ranger came in with codes po171,174,720,722,cleared them ran truck,run good then goes into a spell wont run good wont rev up,check codes po1000,720,722,clear the codes then runs fine,acts up again codes are back,clear runs fine,any ideas?NOT ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0720, P0722
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2007 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMZK02107
a bit of history we found out before repairing vehicle this car was in southern bc while custoer was on hollidays and developed a miss fire he drove it around 200 + km before he could get it fixed all ok customer drives home after holidays put on 2100km once h...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blower motor spinning direction VIN: 1LNHM83W62
Hi all iatn members got one here that is throwing up for a loop, car has very poor air flow out of all vents, with or with a/c on or heat, we beleive the blower motor is spinning backwards we have replace the control head and blower motor and fan control modul...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air suspension VIN: 5LMFU28R33
This navigator's air suspension is leaking down in approx 2 days to sitting on the bump-stops. It has had a new(used) pump. All the lines , airbags (air springs) pump, and valves attached to air springs have been sprayed and leak tested with no results. We tri...
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2004 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Starting VIN: 1LNHM83474
We have looked this car over for a two day battery drain. This car has been a pain where I sit down. First off Iam not sure we are looking into the correct way to test for a drain and the other part is the fact are we dont have any Idea on the corrrect amount ...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FT0F15YXP
Thanks to all who replied. Im going to close this one early as I dont think im getting the truck back for a couple of more weeks. I did replace the injector orings on the left bank and plan on doing the same to the right when it comes back. I feel however that...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X5W
Thanks to all who responded. I tried to email all individually, but I might have missed a couple. We still have not found a replacement module. Several suggested car-part.com and I have been going down the (long) list - so far no cigar. One suggested that the ... Trouble codes: B1641 (no definition or information found - MOD Identifix or iATN).
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3FALP1130W
thanks to all techs who offered advice. finally fixed this rascal. went back and switched injectors from 1 and 4 to 2 and 3. tested car in the morning and had a miss cold which it did'nt have before. ohmed injectors and were fine. started moving inject...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Brake hose VIN: 1FMZU7UW02
We installed another Ford brake hose and when the hose is installed it is angled slightly downward towards the drive axle. Hose will only install one way. It was necessary to bend the brake line upward away from the axle. On close examination we could see a fa...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Accessories VIN: 1FAFP34N85
Thanks so much.As most replied it was a ground problem at the a pillar as well as the remote from her husbands car was setting off her alarm.His remote will unlock her car and set alarm but will not lock it again. It works normal on his car.So for know we park...
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2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24N86
My scanner didn't call this Mode 6, called it "component parameters" but it did show the individual cylinder misfire data once I figured out how to advance the screens. Turned out to be misses on #'s 1,6, & 7. Replaced the coils & plugs on those cylinders, c... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Ignition lock cylinder VIN: 1LNFM91V6W
So I guess this is not a common lock cylinder. Jerry said there was more information in Mitchell under a 97 Mark 8 and there was, however it also stated that info for the Mark 8 is unavailable from manufacturer. Their fix to remove a non-functional cylinder in...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Steering VIN: 2MEFM75W2Y
THANK YOU ALL FOR THE REPLYS.MOST OF THE SUGGESTION THAT WERE MADE HAD ALREADY BEEN TRIED PRIOR TO MY HELP REQUEST.MIKE [...] SUGGESTED THAT I CHECK THE IDLER ARM WHICH I DID ON THE VEHICLE AND DID NOT SEE OR FEEL A PROBLEM.I DECIDEED TO REMOVE THE IDLE ARM...
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