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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Turns over no start VIN: 1FAPP6243P
Please Help, we have a 1993 Ford Thunder birds 3.8L Auto. only has 29148 miles. customer complained about no run. He wanrted fuel pump replaced. so we did. Still turns over will not start. checked fuel pressure all in spec. fuel pump run all the time. so we re...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: H4PCA04971
The truck came in on the hook.After replacing the pump (which the customer had started and gave up on)the engine would crank but not start.I had good spark,the fuel pressure was on the high side of the specs,but I had no injector pulse.I gave the truck a littl...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L engine overheating VIN: 1FALP624XR
Hallo every body. I need your help to solve this problem- if possible- This is a Ford T. bird 3.8L. that came from onother shop for overheating and fadiator's fan inoperative. They had changed many things already without good results. When checking codes with ...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Oil pump VIN: 1FTWW33F42
Truck will not start unless oil is put in high pressure oil pump fill hole. Packed pump with grease, started right up. After shut down, truck would not restart. Replaced all seals/ gaskets needed for this job. Followed procedures listed in AllData to bleed air...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA514X2
Hey all,thanks in advance for the help,this Windstar has an intermittent fuel gauge problem,reads empty sometimes,pops a p0460 code. Has "updated" fuel pump module,was installed for this problem. My problem is according to Alldata this code is an EVAP code...n...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX17WX2
Hi to all. We have this F150 that came in with engine knocking. We drove it in the shop. Pulled the engine down, needed crank, installed engine. The truck sat outside for about 5 weeks between pull down and engine replacement with battery disconnected. Engine ...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMFU17L23
We replaced all four bags because they were leaking and when you do this with strut master parts they tell you to cut a purple wire at the module or the green wire. When you do this a message comes up that says check suspension. So in order to get the message ...
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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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2005 Ford E-150 5.4L lockup VIN: 1FTPW14575
this is a 4/4 truck came in dec.for trans repair direct clutch drum was fried tested drum had a leak that was couse of failure.1st week of the new year customer brought back with a vibration issue.i felt that maybe ther was a engine problem like a miss.couple ...
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2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU04115
This vehicle was recently purchased at auction. It appears that the engine has been replaced possibly with a used engine but this vehicle is very clean. Check engine light comes on and sets lean codes p0171 and p0174. Vehicle runs smooth and no idle issues but... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVHT80N56
Vehicle came in with dies at stops complaint. At idle OR when driving it momentarily cuts out and then USUALLY will continue running again. It is as if someone was truning the key of and on very quickly, when it cuts off the information panel on the dash flash...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM81W01
We have a town car that won't rat on itself. No codes. Hopefully someone has seen this with no codes. It has harsh shifts. 1-2 sometimes seams like a double shift. It will ocassionally die when put in drive. It will always die when put in low 2. The only indic...
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2008 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM75VX8
I have this Mercury that came to our shop after having a taxi meter installed. After the installation the SES was on with the code P260F. I am sure the meter shop caused this problem but, I have very little info for this vehicle. Could someone fax me a schemat... Trouble codes: P260F (Evap system processor performance problem)
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1994 Ford Escort 1.9L speedometer VIN: 1FARP15J7R
Thanks to everyone who responded, I found that the speedo drive just isn't sealed inside, even though it's been changed twice. I could pour fluid through it. I installed another O.E, speed sensor, which I was unable to pour fluid through, and it seems to have...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT HD 7.5L abs VIN: 1FDKE30G4R
Thanks for the replies. We replaced the Hydraulic Control Module and flushed brake fluid. System is working at this time I'm hoping this module will last longer.
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1995 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU32X4S
WELL WE TRIED THE PROBLEM IS ITERMITTENT AND WE HAD CRANK SIGNAL CAM SIGNAL TPS AT .65 AT IDLE AND 4.2 AT WOT BATT VOLTAGE AT INJECTORS WITH KEY ON AND WHILE CRANKING AND SPARK NO CODES STORED INTERMITTENTLY THERE WAS NO INJECTOR PULSE AND WHEN THIS HAPPENED T...
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1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L ignition switch VIN: 1FTJW36F8T
I am not 100% sure if this truck is fixed. I could not find anything wrong with it visually. Most of the responders did not read the post carefully or I was not clear. I want to reiterate that the ignitiion lock cylinder was NOT the problem. The issue was a st...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L none VIN: 1FTNX21FOX
Thanks to all of you that replied.Charles,David,Mike,Ronald and Lanard were exactly right.I tried another vacuum pump and when the system pulled enough vacuum it shut off.I felt it was something like that but I could not find any info on th esystem.Thanks agai...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16L44
hey guys sorry i left this one open for so long i just wanted to make sure that this one was fixed i took dowm the canister and found dirt and mud was in the whole system i cleaned it all out replaced purge valve and vent valve and all is well thank you for al... Trouble codes: P0442.
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Heads-Rocker Bridge VIN: 1FTWW30P26
Thanks for the help. Put engine back together & works fine. Next time we'll mark just in case but apparently doesn't matter on 6.0.
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2007 Ford Focus S 2.0L Air in p/s system VIN: 1FAFP34NO7
The fix was tp replace the reservoir with the new updated factory part. Updated reserevoir fit was much more tighter than the original. Didnt think air could bypass the old style with two seals, it can. Thanks guys.
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