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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L overheats VIN: 1FALP4042T
I installed a supercoupe 3.8 engine in this car about three years ago. Everything has worked fine. Now it has an overheating problem due to the fact that the cooling fan does not come on at the proper time. Sometimes it will come on just for a moment and then ...
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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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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRF17243
I have 2002 FORD F-150 IN OUR SHOP THAT IS A NO START. wE HAVE SCANNED FOR TROULBE CODES AND FOUND NONE PRESENT. fUEL PRESSURE HAS BEEN CHECKED AND FOU8ND TO BE WITHIN SPECS. iGNITION SYSTEM IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY. wHEN THE SPARK PLUGS WERE REMOVED THEY WERE ...
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTWX33F22
hello, this truck came in a week ago for a fuel smell and surging. i found the fuel filter o-ring on the cap was leaking so i replaced the filter, o-rings, and filter cap. today the customer returned and said that when crusing at 55 to 60 mph the truck will "b...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA57432
hi guys this ford windstar cuts out cold or hot slow speed or [...] an hour. after stalling it will start at first crank. no codes. runs very well no missing. wires and spark plugs new. we replaced cam, crank sensors and egr valve. no vacume leaks tested wi...
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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-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P74
We haven't got into a lot of driveabilty on these engines but this was a friend of mine so we decided to see what we could do. Initial complaint was he would have to plug in block heater to get it started in morning. I advised customer to check on any open rec... Trouble codes: P0408, P0488, P1334
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35L96
Hello, Customer pulled into shop today with ck engine light on and said it seemed like it was not shifting correctly. Put scanner on and came up with this code. Alldata has nothing and direct hit seem to have little info without calling them. I did talk to... Trouble codes: P061B
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A33
Hi all thanks for the help you about to give. This LS came in from a shop, battery had been disconnected so I have no codes. They found oil in plug holes. They did valve covers and cleaned or replaced coils. Still missing one cylinder on bank one and 3 on ban...
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
This Mercury Mountaineer came in for poor performance. Vehicle had a P0307 Cylinder# 7 miss-fire.It was found that the plug wire was broken internally in the boot. Whoever previously performed a tune-up tore #4 boot and used electrical tape to put it back toge... Trouble codes: P0306
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1965 Ford Galaxie 500 4.7L paint VIN: 5N62G16756
hi guys.i recieved 18 replies.most said black iron and pan,gold only on valve covers and air cleaner.conviently,the motor came back from machine shop with a very nice black on it. other replies said;solid blue,solid gold,blue and gold(go chargers!maybe next ye...
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1992 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.8L all shifts VIN: 1FTDF15H8N
hi great technicians,this past January 23 i got the instrument cluster back and i installed it,i went for a long test drive with this truck (89 miles) and everything went well,so i decided to turn it loose to the customer,as of yet,the truck is doing well ,no ...
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1994 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT06H5R
Great News! This Aspire is back on the road. The signal on the white wire at the distributor that was to be a 0-5volt signal was only making about a 1.5 volt signal. This means there is an internal failure in the distributor. We replaced with a used distributo...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L System Monitors VIN: 1FMZU24E7W
Truck is fixed. We move the IAT sensor out of the air duct and layed it by the engine to make computer think it was warmer outside. It set a code P0153 slow o2 response so we install new O2 sensor and drove it. It set all the monitors accept Catalytic Converte...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L running lamps VIN: 1FTNX21F22
Found a rear license ate light had a bunch of dirt in it. Replaced the fusebox once again and all has been well. It had nothing to do with the rke module. Funny part is, the license plate lamps worked, customer had not said he had been replacing them once a we...
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L blower motor VIN: 1FTRW08L73
Thankyou to all who responded. During the rain the water did leak in through the windshield. Customer dried it up with a heater and that fixed the problem. And of course he got the windshield sealed. Martin [...]
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Reverse, Creep Forward in Nuetral VIN: 1FAFP58U93
I finally fixed this vehicle. The low-intermediate clutches were bound up. Third time is a charm! Randy and Joseph were on the right track with the forward clutches staying engaged. Their replies were the most helpful. However, another suggestion was to check ...
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