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1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L lubrication VIN: 1G2HX52K5S
transmission leaks oil from top cover/shifter area.
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU34E3V
idles& runs good except for what sounds like backfire in intake manifold. fuel trims whent from +23 to +5 at idle after intake manifold gaskets replaced. any problems with cracks in plastic in. manifolds? still sounds like vac. leak on tipin. fuel trims +5 at ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0420
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDKE30F4V
this truck was towed in as a no start to find battery shorted out new battery installed and now we have the codes listed. Ford said to replace the pcm so we hade the pcm repaired by Go ecm in texas no help Trouble codes: P1391, P1392, P0603, P1211, P0705
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX18W9V
Have a P0455 code. Hooked up smoke machine and smoke comes out he sides of the new vent solenoid. Is this correct for venting the system? It smokes with power and ground applied and removed. This seems wrong. The hose off the bottom runs up the frame twards th... Trouble codes: P0455
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1997 Ford F-250 5.8L excessive fuel press VIN: 1FTHF26H8V
Since the owner changed his own rear steel fuel tank and pump with new napa parts the fuel pressure when using the rear tank is at 90lbs, the front tank is at aprox 45lbs. We assumed the pump was defective so we installed a new carquest pump with the same resu...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Radio VIN: 1FAFP42X6W
Hello fellow techs, need some ford help on a stereo system. This mustang has the mach system in it. We have no subwoofer speaker sound. The top speakers work in back and front but nothing from the bottom ones in the door or the rear. We swapped the two rear am...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L abs system VIN: 1FAFP444XX
Abs light comes on and off at random. No dtcs. Slight groan from brakes upon acceleration. RF wheel speed sensor reads higher MPH that all the others(e.g. RF 15mph, LF10mph, RR 10mph, LR10mph)
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2004 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Power Door Locks, Drivers Power Seat VIN: 1FMRU17W84
Help Ford Techs. This 2004 Expedition had first come in for a No Start Condition. After looking at this vehicle noticed that battery was dead, with no parasitic draw. So charged and let sit all day, and finally, acts up under these various conditions intermite...
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L 4WD / Cruise VIN: 1FMFU18L04
Hi Let me start first by saying I despise working on my own vehicle. I have a loss of 4 wheel drive cruise control . Problem first started with a intermittand check advanced track waring on my message display. Then it got to the point where the advanced trac...
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2004 Ford Focus SE 2.3L brakes, susp VIN: F153VY65DN
only during brake application vehicle vibrates , no matter what speed or load , if going down hill , up hill, even while depressing brakes and accelerating at the same time you really can feel it , i mean the hole car vibrates , if let go the steering well and...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L06
We have this ford van in here, the complaint is that it looses 5-6 qrts of oil between oil changes (4000 miles). We replaced the plugs, and the old ones were all crusted (some completely). It had codes for both bank system lean. The Fuel pressure is 40-41 PSI....
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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DU55P9V
code p1450 will reset after about 2 weeks, i monitor fuel tank pressure and can watch the voltage drop to around .39 volts after about a mile of driving, i put my low amp probe on the vmv and watch the ecm commanding vacuum to the tank, i can watch the voltage... Trouble codes: P1450
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1991 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L steering box VIN: 1FTDF15NOM
Thanks for all the responses. The post was actually made by one of my techs. As several of you suggested, the steering coupler was checked and found to be in good condition. All linkages and the pitman arm where in good condition. The mounting bolts were s...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT HD 6.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FBSS31S1W
most talked about the coils being known trouble, and could not get mode 6 on my scanner. so did one coil at a time. lucky it was the 1st coil I tried. I went after that one 1st since it was a aftermarket coil and changed 2 months ago. did the tricka nd ran li...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L coolant VIN: 1FDWF37F6X
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. FOUND OIL COOLER UNDER LEFT SIDE TO OIL FILTER HAD YELLOW MARKINGS ONIT!!! JUNKYARD UNIT. CALLED FORD THEY HAD EVERYTHING IN STOCK. PRESSURE TESTED COOLING SYSTEM WITH OIL FILTER OFF AND WATCHED COOLANT DRIP RIGHT OUT. WE ARE CHANGI...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17LXX
the problem with this turned out to be a bad MAF. i found this by using an OTC scope module probing the MAF and watching in drop out. the scanners i used ( an auto enginuity, the otc and the ngs) all showed the maf working even when freeze framed. the compress... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0131.
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP66L2X
Thanks for the intelligent replies, all too often I've seen cases on here with answers out of left field it seems. Getting replies that are logical renews my faith that there is intelligent life out there! On a hunch I looked closely at the area around the f...
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRE1420Y
The TCC was the fix for the stalling out issue on this van. Thanks
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L door locks VIN: 2FGY1345YG
thanks guys both of you were right to dubble unlock the door and diode the door trigger will work to . I had a person tell me if i was to sit in the truck and shut all the door and turn key on and hit the unlock 3 times turn key off unlock three times then on ...
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