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1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15N8T
any ideas on intermmitant Trouble codes: P1351 (idm signal)
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L compressor VIN: 1FTZF1725W
HEY GUYS I HAVE SO MANY BOOKS ON WIRING BUT NOTHING ON 98 FORD TRUCK. THE CUSTOMER SAYS NOT ENOUGH HEAT ON PANEL/FLOOR SETTING. HE RUNS IT HERE ALL TIME.I CHECKED IT AND THE COMPRESSOR RUNS IN THIS POS. I KNOW IT IS SUPPOSED TO IN DEF. & I GUESS FLOOR & DEFROS...
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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Rear brakes VIN: 1FTZX1722X
This car came in with the complaint that during the initial driving the rear brakes lock when the pedal is applied without any similar symptom from the front brakes. The wheels and brake drums were removed to inspect the drums and shoes. The shoes have appr. 3...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
TRUCK CAME IN ROUGH IDLE AND MILL ON FOUND ALL THE CODES LISTED ABOVE AND ALSO FOUND THE VACUUM LEAK ALSO THE PASSENGER SIDE HEAD HAS LOUD KNOCKING NOISE THOUGHT WAS THE TIMING CHAIN BECAUSE FOUND THAT IT WAS LOOSE. FOUND TSB FOR CHAIN NOISE AND DID THE REPAIR... Trouble codes: P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0172-), P0172 (p0174-), P0174 (testing and results)
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L rear floor VIN: 2FAFP73W41
after a heavy rain or just an all day rain rear passenger floor will fill up with water. there are 2 holes in the body that i have sealed on this vehicle and some others ( 1993 crown vic, 2001 mercury grand marquis, 2003 lincoln town car all have the same body...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF37F92
truck runs fine then cel light comes on surges and dies have driven without icp sensor connected same thing happens fuel pressure stays at 60 psi all the time measured at head icp code is all that comes back truck starts and runs rough for a bit then cleares u... Trouble codes: P1211
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTZX18W9W
I am pulling my hair out on this one. Lets start with what has been replaced and the order: 1 Shift motor 2 Selector Switch on dash 3 Gem Module 4 RPO Relay 5 Dark Blue wire from Selector Switch to Gem Module 6 Transfer case Shift Relay Module. From the repla...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FMPU17L83
Have a 2003 ford expedition with a code p0320. Car feels like going down the road the igntion will cut out, like someone turns the key off then right back on. I performed tsb 04-14-09 and replaced the #14305 wiring harness. I have checked the crank sensor, coi... Trouble codes: P0320
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM55S2Y
Went out last week on a NO START, got to the car and it fired right and ran fine. Got here had the mil on and had code for lean exhaust. Found burnt pcv tubing under throttle body where they all burn and melt and replaced it, cleared codes all is fine still no... Trouble codes: P0191 (fual rail pressure sensor), P1237 (fuel pump secondary circuit)
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56SXY
Hi all, Thanks for all the good replies. Wiring was the issue. We backtracked on the wiring for the injectors and found a spot where some hungry mice had been chewing the insulation off the wires and exposed the wires to ground. An intermittent thing and ver... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP55S82
TO ALL REPLIES THANK'S FOR YOUR INPUT. THE FIX HAD TO BE THE PCV WHICH WE REPLACED. WE'VE DONE ALOT OF WORK ON THESE DOHC ENGINES AND PCV FAILURE IS NOT THAT COMMON. BUT THE OBVIOUS IN MOST CASES IS BLOW BACK DUE TO FAULTY PCV VALVE. VEHICLE @ THIS TIME S...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P84
Now that the hair is all gone on the top of my head, the truck is fixed. Thanks to everyone who replied with great basic information. I went through all the basic test of inputs, outputs to the ficm and rechecked all. Pin terminal tension all good cam, crank s... Trouble codes: P0676 (Glow Plug 6 Circuit Malfunction), P2552 (FICMM Circuit - Throttle/Fuel Inhibit Circuit Malfunction).
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Seat,4x4 Mirror,Misc Electrical VIN: 1FTPW14564
Well not many ideas on this one But I Checked the rear 3rd mount stop light for water leaks and none found. I removed all the rocker covers and used silicone to provide a better seal and repaired the wiring and let it go. I'm going to keep an eye on it as it's...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L calibration VIN: 1MEFM59S4Y
Well I got several responses to put in the 3.47 ratio and that is what I did. Although no one explained to me why this was the correct number. The door tag said 6r or 3.98 ratio. I could not find the tsb that someone suggested as to why I should use 3.47. It ...
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