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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTEF15Y0J
Hello we have this 1988 Ford f-150 pickup here that when cold you try to start out and its almost like the timing is off or a fuel mixture is wrong,it just dies out very easy when engaging the clutch,only low rpms and it gets better when it warms up a bit.revv...
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3FASP13J7S
This escort came in for no idle, found that the timing belt was off about 6 teeth. Reset t/belt and car ran great. Noticed that the brake pedal was hard before t/belt repair, now I have a very low (as in halfway down) pedal, and it is still hard to stop. It ac...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FTDX18W1V
thanks in advace for the help given. at 35mph this truck will start to buck so bad that it makes you sick to your stomach you can not accelerate past 35mph no matter how long you stay on the gas speed will drop to 30 and then go back up to 35. when the problem...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L 4WD Low VIN: 1FTWX33FXY
This truck will not go into 4WD low range, I can't get the GEM to recognize the clutch being disengaged (manual trans). It has had a new GEM and clutch switch for unrelated reasons. As far as I can tell they are both working. There are only 4 wires on the clut...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L heater core VIN: 1FTRWO7LO1
REPLACED 3 HEATER CORES 1st WARRANTY FLUSHED, AND DISTILED WATER AND DIFUSER(ELECTROLYSS INHIBITER)AS WELL AS EVERY TIME AFTER. NOW ON #3 THEY LAST ANYWHERE FROM 6 MO. TO TWO MOUNTHS. HELLLPPPP!!! THIS ISNT MY FIRST RODEO, BUT THIS BULLS BUCKIN HARD!MAKIN ME F...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMFU18XLB
Thanks ahead of time. I have a big problem with this one! engine is making a ratteling type noise under load and only under load.throtle snap does not do it power brake does not do it will only do it when on the gas over 2000 rpm. tried decarbonizing with sea ...
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1FDAF57P44
Ok guys and gals; this one is eating our lunch, and I need your help! A month ago the reverse lights came on and stayed on in all shifter positions, department looked at it themselves and couldn't find problem so they disconnected lights and backup alarm and c...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX1250S
Hello Folks, This 05 f150 had these dtc p0012-p0021 in memory only! It was driven to the shop it ran well, no problem!!I checked the oil for grins and found it was three quarts low, 3k past oil change, I changed the oil and filter,took it out for a test ride,r... Trouble codes: P0012, P0021
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2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air suspension VIN: 5LMFU28R91
thanks up front ill try to make this short.this is one of my students trucks.had a front airbag leak found tee leaking.this must have leaked for a while because he had his friend with a modis lower the rear to match the front,how he did this i dont know.now we...
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1995 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L park brake VIN: H6SHB48455
thanx to all who replied.install another set of shoes and the factory cable and all is well.equilizer is straight park brake lever sitting in proper position.thanx for all the info
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L ign switch/lock rack VIN: 1FALPH404X
thanks for the responces, we took the coluum apart "in place" the main obsticle is the large spring for the tilt coluum, comes out easy enough-I used a clamp that is made for door jam springs-fit quite nice to compress spring to refit, the fault in the the c...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Turbo VIN: 1FDXE40F7X
We have replace the turbo to intake hoses and they are not dripping any oil at this time; the customer is tracking oil consumption for me but has no info yet. The blow by may be in the normal range compared to others I have checked visually. The steel fuel pip...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L hvac VIN: 2FTRX17W5X
Unortunatlly the truck has left our shop with the same problem.personally i feel its a flow problew re:rad my boss doesnt and i couldnt go any further.thanks to everyone for their input.Ari
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46F2Y
Everyone sent great replies and I tried every one of them but this thing still refuses to start. I did try starting fluid out of frustration and it still shows no attempt at starting. So I, in my infinite wisdom! figured that if I diesel won't attempt to st... Trouble codes: P1139.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L erratic heat? VIN: 1FTNF21L43
This truck is pretty much used exclusively for pushing snow this time of year, with all the snow we've had was tough to get it in and finish it. As most suggested, we replaced the heater core and have yet had no issues. Temps have been in the single digits and...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73K24
THANKS FOR THE GREAT INFO I RECEIVED, UNFORTUNATELY THE CUSTOMER HAS NOT RETURNED WITH THE VEHICLE FOR TESTING, BEING THIS IS A FIRST TIME CUSTOMER I HAVE A FEELING THEY MAY NOT RETURN. Trouble codes: C1805, U1900, U2023, P2106.
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2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L Kickdown VIN: 1FAHP24176
Thanks, guys. Five of you said VB and were exactly right. The thing that amazes me is that the Ford service manual for that car has NO rebuild information. Just says replace the whole tranny. Somebody, somewhere, has got to be building these things...Ford show...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM82WOS
Sorry it took so long to replie but I was waiting to see if it was fixed so far its been ok. The only thing I found was a small clicht in the crank sensor when I was scooping it I replaced crank sensor and so far its been good
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2002 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W42
The responses were correct.The problem was the coil was spiking the pcm & causing a miss. This also created a intermittent quick false reading of hot on the temperature gauge.Napafix also had a few of these posted, with the real guide being the intermittent fa...
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