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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT HD 7.5L abs VIN: 1FDKE30G4R
ABS Light on codes C1194,C1198,C1206 Clear codes system is intermittent it takes 50 to 200 miles to set codes. Testing system in shop, load test powers & Grounds (pass). Connections & wiring between ABS Module and Hydraulic control module ok. Test rear isolati...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTHF36H2S
this is our tow truck drivers rig, crazy thing turns on the CEL light while acceleration at about 22mph. goes off again as vehicle slows. no codes are stored. koeo no codes , koer no codes. doesnt seem to go too lean/rich when this happens. no drivability issu...
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1996 Ford Windstar 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMDA5140T
Engine will start and idle cold. As soon as the engine warms up it will kill at idle unless you give the engine some throttle.
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14Y6T
vehicle came into the shop the other day and had a code p0171 p0174 p0300 and p0420. we chose to go for the lean codes first in hopes they would also cure the others. found fuel trims short term maxing out nearly immediately after warm up at 33%. but when the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank one), P0174 (lean bank two)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP53S2X
Hello, Hopefully someone has some insight into this problem with this vehicle. The problem is the car will not start but does so intermittently. When it does start it starts up right away and runs fine when it doesn't it turns over but no spark( checked with s...
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L door lock, lights VIN: 1FMDU64E42
customer states while driving down the road, door locks & inside lights cycle on/off/on/off, no codes in any controller. Also stated fuel mileage on the display shows lower than normal, 12 mpg, was 18 mpg before it started cycling locks and flashing the inside...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTSW21P65
NEED HELP ON THIS ONE FORD TECH.S THIS TRUCK HAS A HARD FAULT FOR #5CYL CONTRIBUTION FAULT IT ORIGINALLY HAD 3,5,8 CYL FAULTS ADVISED CUST. WE SHOULD DO THEM IN BANKS OF 4 INSTALLED NEW INJ.S ON 1,3,5,7 MOVED #1 TO #8HOLE CLEARED ALL CODES AND TEST DRIVE RETES... Trouble codes: P0275
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2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FMJ52U4JM
hey ford guys just have a customer that wants a tune up on his 08 expedition. and was wondering if these newer fords have the same problem as the older models breaking the plugs off in the heads. this thing has 53000 on it. thanks in advance
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U2R
Replaced pickup in distributor to get spark but car would not start. checked compression 75-100 psi , low . checked timing chain , ok . internal problem , needs motor. Mike P
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, PATS VIN: 1FAFP4041X
After one week the owner is still driving the car and extreamly happy. I figured that is the check engine light was on ment the computer was powering up. I WAS WRONG. The constant control relay module mounted on the inner fender behind the airbox was not powe... Trouble codes: U1262 (b1353-), B1353.
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K04
Thank you all so much for your help I really appreciated it. The throttle body was carboned up preventing the learn procedure! After cleaning the tb it learned right away with no issues at all. thanks again to everyone. Trouble codes: P0506.
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L igintion system VIN: 1FTPX14505
Thanks to Michael from Ohio, he knew what our problem was and gave us the fix. The #5 coil wire rubbed through on a bracket and was causing a dead short. Thanks to everyone who gave us input on this Ford F-150
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2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP23116
Thanks to everyone who took the time to give there advice and help me out.Well the car is up and running agin after i took doug from oregons advice, removed the trottle body and cleaned. It did not look bad at all to cause this problem but i figure if you are ... Trouble codes: P2104, P2112.
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MEFM75W71
Well, with all the work I had on Fri & Sat, trying to work through this problem became overwhelming. Most everyone replied said to reset the parameters. This was all well and good except if you don't know the whole procedure, it will not happen. I took a step ... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft deterrent), B2139 (RCV data incorrect), U1147 (SCP data fault).
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