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1995 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU32X4S
vehicle was towed in and does not start verified spark ok fuel pressure ok 50psi but no injector pulse checked at injectors and at ecm connector also verified good continuity used a wiring diagram and found the ecm injector drivers are inside the ecm tried ano...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start VIN: IFTZFO763W
cust states he shut vech off and no restart. Vech does have some aftermarket alarm stuff but doesnt seem to be hooked up. Has no spark or injector pulse, but has fuel pressure. No codes. Not sure where to start, any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks, J...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Fuel in Coolant and Vice Versa VIN: 1FTNX21F8X
Please do not reply to replace the engine or cylinder head with a remanufactured or dealer part. That is not helpful because it defeats the purpose of asking the question. Hello, This truck comes from a salvage yard. It was traded into the salvage yard as jun...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34M5X
thanks in advance for your help. this van didnt start after a cold snap o degrees,it has spark i hooked up my breakout box and pulled out the NGV module to do some testing. the injectors are getting power theres fuel preasure theinjecters are not being trigger...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall, idle dips down VIN: 4F2YU06171
Customer has three concerns: intermittent slight rough running, the idle raced up ONE TIME while they were at a stop sign, and the only one we have duplicated--while idling in park, the idle speed will intermittenly dip way down for a split second. Customer st...
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2003 Ford E-350 6.8L no codes VIN: 1FBSS31SX3
I have went through the recommend drive cycles a few times and the o2 monitor and cat monitor will not set. as i noted the customer has never passed emissions since he has owned it and now they will not give him a wavier.
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14504
has repetitive misfire on cyl. 2. Cranking and running compression is good, have changed ignition coil, spark plug, injector. Removed valve cover rocker arms are good. Rev engine to 1500 RPM and misfire goes away, Also, have replaced PCM.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P24
This 6.0 lost power and quit going down the road. I know I've lost hpop. Can only get to 470 with lots of cranking. I've pressurized the oil system through the icp sensor. With ipr open I loose air pressure after a couple of minutes, and can here it leaking in... Trouble codes: 2290 (control pressure to low), 2291 (control pressure to low engine cranking)
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L reverse VIN: 1LNHM87A02
need help with this one. customer parked car in garage not knowing anything was wrong and couldn't back out of garage in morning. pushed out by hand and drove 70 miles to my shop with no problem. forward gears are fine just no reverse. i checked codes and none...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start, NO FUEL PRESSURE VIN: 5LMFU28R73
Hi Y'ALL!! I got a wierdo here. No fuel pressure and has code p0231 secondary voltage too low!! We were able to start with alt fuel and had codes for fuel pump circuit p0231?. Ok I saw a fuel pump code and jumped right on the fuel pump, customer was SURE it wa... Trouble codes: P0231 (fuel pump circuit), P1101 (maf circuit low)
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1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM62W5S
Hello I got this 1995 Mercury Cougar/xr7 4.6l I have code p1407 (egr no flow) I removed throttle body cleaned all the ports replaced the dpfe,egr,and the solenoid. within two weeks the light is back on The exhaust system appears to be good. When I test the egr... Trouble codes: P1407
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1985 Ford industrial 300CID ignition points
I want to express my sheer admiration and respect for all the professional technicians who took the time to respond to my request. It's interesting but I was unable to enter the engine serial number in the help request. The number is 470116. I'm going to con...
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP663XW
Discovered that the new Mass Air Flow meter was defective. Replaced it with a second one and everything returned to the proper specification. Thanks to everybody for all the help, much appreciated.
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP66L9X
Apparenty someone had replaced the tranny previously. After repairing numerous wiring issues with the harness, problem turned out to be PCM. Just waiting on customer's decision. Thanks to all for helping.
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAHP36331
HELLO MEMBER... THIS CAR IS FIXED.THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLY MY REQUEST.ALL ,THE PROBLEM IS A ANTITHEFT SYS, IS MALFUNTION BECAUSE IT DETECT WRONG KEY...AFTER ASK CUSTOMER I GET A OE KEY INSERT IT IN BANG IT START RIGHT AWAY AND BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATION WITH SCAN...
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2002 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W02
well i was helping a friend on this one (fellow tech from a differnet shop) and unfortunetly have not fixed it, i did have a couple of nights with it and him at my shop after hours, and we did pretty much every thing i could think of as far as diaginoising thi... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder misfire), P0420 (cat code), P0430 (cat code).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P53
Yes the truck is fixed. I'd like to thank all that responded. I had a good idea it was the FICM because of the pattern of injectors that failed. This is not an everyday truck for me, and yes I do need more traning on this system. Your tests and advice made my ... Trouble codes: P0262, P0271, P0277, P0280.
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTRF12215
Justin was right on, bad plug wire. I always get the best wires I can as to avoid this kind of thing but I guess some bad ones still get through. On a side note however the egr on this engine is not ports in the manifold. the egr dumps directly behind the t...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTSW21P65
First off I always thank anyone who took time to help with my problem on this truck. The first step to fixing this truck was to remove my head from my lower intestine. Not sure what I was thinking when I installed 4 new injectors in the wrong bank. So after so... Trouble codes: P0275.
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