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1995 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP54Y15
Hello there I have this taurus sho here and at times it won't start. But most of the time it will with no problems. Fuel preasure is great and seems to have spark. The problem is when it does not start it acts like it is flooding. Pulled plugs and they were we... Trouble codes: 214 (cid)
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15N25
i've done all of the test i could find in mitchell. they all pass. the baro reading is way off. 15hz at 7500 elevation. this truck does not have a map or baro sensor. only a maf wich tests ok. .8-1.0 volts at idle. where does the baro signal come from if it do... Trouble codes: 121 (tps does not correlate with maf.)
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L gem VIN: 1FMZU34X2X
this veh.has gone through a couple batteries over a few months.it has a drain that seems to come and go.when it's there it pulls about 300ma.enough to drain battery overnight.we traced it to the gem. scan of gem data revealed all doors including rear closed.ho...
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L clutch not releasing VIN: 1FTYR14V3Y
The clucth will not release again .It has been five months seen we installed the second slave cyclinder. There was no fliud lose or leaks so we installed a new clutch master cyclinder .We can not get a full stroke after bleeding and back pressurer bleeding the...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L powewr steering VIN: 1FTZR15V4Y
This truck came in with a slight shudder felt in the steering wheel. Left or right makes no differance. reading some of the other fixes we found that air to be a problem on these trucks. we made an adaptor out of an old cap and hooked to engine vaccum. This go...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Surge VIN: 1FTSW31P93
Hi All I have this ford will not start replace glow plug got it to start but had missfire found 2 bad injectors so we replace all 8 now no misfire but hard to start when cold and it give a heavy knocking noise and missfire for about 1min then run fine. when it...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P94
Hi Everybody, I need help and or advice with this 6.0 diesel. The customer recently purchased it so not alot of history however when he first got it it ran rough and had a lack of power with a p0611 code so the ficm was replaced at local ford dealer. Since the... Trouble codes: P0263, P0269
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Cooling system VIN: 5LMEU68H03
We put an oil filter adapter gasket in on Friday, had to drain cooling system. We followed All-data's instructions and cannot get the system bled. the lower radiator hose remains stone cold. We get tiny quantities of air each time we remove the fill plug from ...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT603IY
i have a question about this cougar.it blew fuse 41 which is power to ecm threw the pcm relay. this also feeds varies other circuits. including injectors.i have low amped injectos and all check good.what i would like to know is has anyone else seen this proble...
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Clutch pedal VIN: 1FTDF15Y1S
I took Dan's advise and drilled a hole through the lever and installed a pin just like the brake pedal has on it.Truck has been gone for 5 days, so far so good. Thank you for all of the replies.
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Oil Pan VIN: 2FTHF25F8S
Thanks for all the help.Not fixed yet but in process. I think I did not get it clean enough. have the engine out and turned over. Will let it cure for as long as possible then turn over and reinstall. Thanks for all the posts!
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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Conv. Top VIN: 1FALP45X9V
Thanks to those who replied. Got the repair info i needed and the "Career Job" is done. Too bad Ford chose to set a convertible top in the middle of the floor and build a car around it. Kinda reminded me of some of the heater core jobs I've done over the years...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on, lean VIN: 1FAFP36P3Y
thanks for the help. as it turns out, this one had a bad MAF sensor. when the car first came in, this was one of the first things i checked and replaced, with no change. it turned out to be defective. i swore to myself a long time ago that i would never again ... Trouble codes: P0171, P1233.
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XY
Thany you all for the help. Robert, Don, Tom, Richard, Noah. Pulling the egr vac line took the miss away. Remove upper intake and cleaned egr ports fixed it. Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire Cly 5).
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W05
well we feel this one is finally fixed. thanks for all the replies. we performed a running compression test as some of you suggested, which was good. some of you also suggested to confront the egr codes. we didn't feel this was an issue, because if we supplied... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow detected), P1408.
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L No Communication VIN: 4M2ZU86E32
Thank you to all that responded. The fix for this Mountaineer was a PCM. We checked and rechecked power and ground at the DLC all were good. After input from you guys we eliminated all modules on the BUS (not easy) to rule out a short to power or ground that ...
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