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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FALP5249P
i have been chasing a hesitation/surge/cutting out! for a while not. the customer replaced the plugs, wires, cap, & rotor when he first noticed it. i found a code last month for the egr control, thought that might have been causing the problem, no help. came b...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMYU0491K
This escape has a fairly loud ticking noise in the engine only when engine is warm nothing cold. I've tried tbs from ford a did a retorque on the left intake camshaft.Noise is still there.Has anyone heard of this. thanks.Keith
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2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L long crank time VIN: 1F4E4TTI2H
hi, this 02 ambulane has a long crank time hot or cold. code came up and we changed oil with proper viscosity and same story. new high pressure oil sensor on head. high pressure oil resevour is full. warm oil pressure is 40 at idle and goes to 90 when reved up... Trouble codes: P1212 (high pressure oil lower then desired)
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU04122
fuel pressure is at 63 lbs whether the fuel pressure reg. has vacuum or not. checked alldata and its spec are 62-[...] it is a nonbifuel vehicle which mine is then it gives me a specc of 35-55. can anyone tell me what the spec should be and why unhooking th...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Transfer Cas VIN: 1FMDU73W02
Vehicle came in customer states 4WD LOW inoperative. Scan 4WD module. No trouble codes found. Perform KOEO system test on 4WD module. No codes found. Vehicle won't shift into 4WD LOW. I can get it to operate 4WD AUTO and 4WD HIGH ok. But when I push the 4WD LO...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L NO start VIN: 1FTNE24222
the vehicle will not start gets no poweer to solenoid at starter has batt power but none to activate solenoid.solenoid on rt fender well tests ok.ignition switch operates good.i am a front end shop and do not have a good wiring diagram source.so i lose where t...
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Steering Wheel
I have a 2002 F-150 with some funky road vibrations over 60mph. The original complaint was a vibration felt in the seat/wheel when hitting the gas at any speed over 25mph, though it let off with foot off gas. Confirmed issue, traced to worn driveshaft u-joints...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73K24
Hi guys, I may be in the wrong catagory here, maybe I should be in drivetrain, we have this explorer with auto 4x4 and it works in auto, however if you put it in manual 4x4 high or low the dash indicator will light up until you touch the gas then it flashes of... Trouble codes: C1805, U1900, U2023, P2106
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14554
tHIS IS AN INTERMITENT PROBLEM. IT MISFIRES UP A STEEP HILL AT 35 TO 55 MPH. IT DOESN'T OCCUR ALL THE TIME, BUT ALOT. THE ENGINE RUNS VERY WELL OTHERWISE. I HAVE CHANGED THE #3 PLUG AND COIL. I HAVE ALSO REPLACED #2 COIL INTHE PAST FOR MISFIRE. FUEL TRIMS IN F... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire 3)
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55S84
Ford guys, This Taurus has a cutout under heavy load must be in 3rd and converter locked lug it down to almost a downshift and the cutout will happen. Acts like a bad plug or wire (if it had them)Customer installed plugs and it still cuts out,I have disconecte...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMYU92Z45
HI Hope someone can help me with this,, this explorer is a relatives car, was running a little rough , little valve noise , I did a service and researched common valve train noise,, now the temperature gauge shot up , then came back to normal,, but CEL set the... Trouble codes: P1285, P1299
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2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L cruise control VIN: 1FAHP34N97
This car is from a used car lot, and the cruise does not work. All the fuses are good. Power to the sw and to the module. Brake sw are working. The sw was replace with a new on and the module with a used one. Checked the resistance in the clock spring. No prob...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L cruise control VIN: 1MFYU03171
Hi, the shop had sometime earlier replaced the brake booster, unknown to me, and the tech apparently bumped the cruise deactivate switch next to the brake pedal. Adjusting the switch position fixed the problem. A hearty thanks to all that responded !! I had...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP34P71
Blower motor was the problem. Removed the blower motor spun the cage. Cage was binding up causing high current draw. Replace blower motor and system is working fine. Thanks for all the replies.
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L engine
Removed oil pan and found one bent connecting rod. removed motor and head assembly,replace bad rod,reassemble and car is perfect.Thanks for all who helped me to diagnos this problem,Where else can you go and filnd so many people willing to take time out of the...
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