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1989 Ford Ranger S 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR1OAXK
ok ford tech i need so help. i read all the other problems out here on itech on these ford trucks but nothing seem to match my problem. this is an 1989 ford ranger with 2.3L has a no start problem, fuel is good and injector pulse is good. the eec relay is powe... Trouble codes: N0
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP663XW
Vehicle came in with terrible idle quality, surges then dies, ultimately found a bad iac valve. Replaced iac and fixed idle quality but vehicle will sometimes hesitate or stall on accelleration. Datastream shows both O2 sensors pegged out to the lean side at a...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L cruise control VIN: 1MFYU03171
Hi..calling all Ford lovers..Haha I have this Escape with no cruise and our shop info system went into smoke mode this morning..so I am screwed ! I read some info about broken cruise cables, however, not this sprcific application. All I know so far is that the...
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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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1969 Ford Mustang 5.0L Takes off in 2nd-No 4th. VIN: 1FDKE30G1M
Thanks for the help. Randy, I was setting the cable improperly and activating fail safe. When I got the cable set properly it worked good. I'm not sure that there still isn't a glitch though. It was so irratic. The engine had some tuning issues so I had the cu...
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1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L 4x4 electric VIN: 1FTCR15X5P
I FIXED IT. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. I WAS UNABLE TO FIND THE TWO LIKE PLUGS ON THIS ONE. I DID CHECK THE SWITCH AND MODUAL IN LEFT REAR CORNER OF CAB BUT ALL WERE FINE. I PULLED THE MOTOR OF OF TRANSFER CASE AND DISASSEMBED IT. THIS ONE HAD BRASS BUSHING IN I...
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2002 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP39542
Thank you everyone for the help. Reset the cams using the proper tools. p1381 still sets. Noticed that the advance reading at idle is different every time the car is started. Had ford tech at the shop and he seems to think the VCT unit is sticking. The oi... Trouble codes: P1381 (VCT overadvanced), P0605 (PCM Rom Fault).
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L 4WD / Cruise VIN: 1FMFU18L04
Well armed with info from a buddy who has identifix i solved the problem. There is a violet wire from connector 238 that is in the left kick panel it runns along the rocker panel to the b pilar. . There is a splice about 20 inches from the c238 connector its h...
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2007 Mercury Montego Luxury 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1MEFM40157
Thanks to all who replied. found converters to be stopped up.
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