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1993 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10X9P
Truck came in no power, checked system no. 1 2 3 cylinders have no inj. pulse but has power on both wires, but won't flash noid light when running. Have changed coil with module built in and changed e.c.m. no change. Have also ran wiring found no problem. Coil...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 1FTNF21F3X
Hello all, i have this 7.3 diesel having a hard start cold problem. i've read ALL related posts and this is what i've found so far. when truck sits for a longer period of time in cold temps (-20) vehicle took 2 minutes of cranking before it would finally run. ... Trouble codes: P0476, P0284
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Hard start VIN: 1FTZR15V7Y
Vehcle sat out side over night and would crank and not start this morning. Still have no codes have great fuel pressure at all times will not leak down good spark Intake air temp and coolant temp matched out side temp -10 deg. Scoped the crank sensor good wave...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNX21F31
Id like to thank everybody for your help. we got this truck in that wouldnt start this summer replaced glow olug relay and that took care of it customer had glow plugs replaced last year. we dont no what kind or how cheap thay were wich is what worries me. whe...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P43
not much of a diesel tech but we are slow right now-so i took a shot at this truck-customer complaint is when it sits over nite and it is cold it is very hard to start-it turns over fine but it wont lite off right away- it had two codes listed-p006a- maf air f... Trouble codes: P006A (mass air flow fault-bank one), P0278 (cyl 6 contribution balance fault)
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMDU73W23
Hi All, I am working on this Explorer. It has a mis-fire and I did a cylinder balance test. The mis-fire seems to change from one cylinder to another? At first cylinder 1 and 5 was missing. I did the test again and 6 is now missing. I checked for vacuum leaks...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P84
Please help I have been pulling my hair out for the past week and a half on this vehicle. Customer had truck towed in with a no start, said truck was driving rough and then died and would not restart. Checked codes when first came in and found p0676 and also f... Trouble codes: P0676 (Glow Plug 6 Circuit Malfunction), P2552 (FICMM Circuit - Throttle/Fuel Inhibit Circuit Malfunction)
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2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FMYU92Z15
Customer concern: Rattle or clacking noise from engine very noticable at low engine speed and idle. Noise is similar to a loose chain but not quite as mettalic... After checking the IATN postings I realized the problem IS the IMRC. The Flappers inside the m...
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2006 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LTPW16506
missfire occures at 1800 rpm , drives poors Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0316, P0172, P0174
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L battery drain VIN: 1FALP4442T
The majority of replies said the amplifier is behind the console, below the radio. I found a connector with the yellow hot wire, above the accelerator pedal, so I unplugged it, and the drain was gone. It already has an aftermarket radio in it. The customer jus...
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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L starting VIN: 1FTRX18L2Y
AFTER ERPEDITLY TESTING THIS OUT WE COULDN'T GET IT TOO ACT UP. WE GAVE THE CUSTOMER THE OPTION TO REPLACE BOTH KEYS AND REPROGRAM, HOWEVER HE OPTED TO WAIT AND SEE IF IT WOULD ACT UP AGAIN. THANKS FOR TAKING THE TIME TO HELP OUT.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMZU72E82
Well in thiseconomy and job uncertainty the customer is going to save up the money before replacing the trans. Robert, Terry, Jerry and John all said rebuild on this one. Robert did also suggest a KAM reset which I did but didnt help. Terry suggested driving t...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW32F82
I want to thank everyone for all the time and effort.Had alot relies from checking connectors-to injector squirting oil properly.I ended up pulling injectors again-this time noticed what looked like antifreeze in the injector sleeve.Pressure tested cooling sys...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P63
Thanks to all who responded to this question. I ended up sending this truck to another shop that has worked on diesel truck before. I felt I was over my head with this one. The problem began with the wrong oil filter installed. This truck was one of the fir...
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU74K65
I am on holidays until jan 10,2010.. I pretty sure it is the throttle sensor on the engine..I took the unit off and plug it in to an identical vehicle and the throttle plate only fluttered . With the key on,engine off,the throttle plate,in my opinion should ha... Trouble codes: P0221, P2101, P2104, P2106, P2110, P2135.
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2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FAFP34N16
I will call this one fixed although I'm not sure it's going to stay fixed. The mechanic working on the car correctly diagnosed that the noise was from several teeth on the flexplate ring gear contacting something in the bellhousing. All torque convertor bolts ...
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