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1993 Ford Bronco XLT Lariat 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15N7P
Crank but no start. Customer complained of bad hesitation and miss before finally dieing and wont start back. Replaced Ignition module, pick-uo coil, tfi coil and distributor. No spark to dist. Spout connector makes no change. Coil has power into and no output...
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1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR15X8R
Stalling hot, running rich, flickering MIL, unable to communicate with PCM through EEC plug. This is my friend's kid's first truck and I'd like to help them get it back on the road. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Vehicle runs and drives cold fairly...
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2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L stop lights/shift interlock VIN: 1QW3R5UI98
this ford is my sons and will intermittingly blow brake light/shift interlock fuse
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFTZF172XY
The scan tool will not show freeze frame info and in data stream I can see intermitant #3 injector fault(yes). All other are injector fault (no) Trouble codes: P0303, P0171
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU04161
Customer dropped off truck for rattle noise when turning steering wheel back and forth quickly. Pin pointed noise to right front motor mount (on right side of engine between frame rail and engine) with chassis ear. Brought truck in and took top of mount loose ...
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L door locks VIN: 1FTRX18L62
hi guys on this ford sounds like everything is working but the door lock knob will not move up or down. took door panel ohh and inspected didnt see anything unhooked. so i guess my question is there linkage i cant see or does it need new latches or just acuato...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L no 4wd operation VIN: 1FMPU18L43
Have tested switch, shows switching but at max readings. Able to change transfer case into 4hi -4lo by manually powering shift motor No communication with module, not showing up on scanner, shows up on 02 explorer, still no communication Resistance checked pow...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L interior lights VIN: 1FMZU73K03
Thanks in advance for any help on this. The interior dome lights will stay on after ignition is turned off and all the doors remain closed. I can only turn them off with the panel dimmer switch. If I turn the ignition on they go off. The key in ignition chime ...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55U54
thanx in advance. this thing only acts up about 1 cold start a day. No codes. starts hard and lots of black smoke when it does start-rough idle for a few seconds after starting. Fuel pressure is 40 when running. Have seen as much as 62 on key up. IAC is at 40-...
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power windows VIN: 1FAFP53U35
None of the power windows are working at all
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Steering VIN: 1LNFM82WXW
Hello, I have this 1998 Lincoln town car that originally came in because it was all over the road. We installed new upper and lower ball joints and then sent it out to have it aligned. Vehicle no longer has a mind of its own but after taking a corner steering ...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Front door lock actuator VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
Hello, I have this 1999 villager personnal vehicle and intermittently when actuated from door switch, key FOB or Key it chatters but the door is unlocked. Visually verified nothing is loose. I suspect it is the switch in the door lock actuator to the SEC modul...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX20L5X
Up behind the fuel tank where you couldn't see it. Was a large composit of a substance that looked like concrete, and it was as hard as concrete too. Some how this mixture of what ever it was, was causing some sort of feedback, or interference in the signal ...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31F52
THANKS FOR THE HELP I HAD A BLOND MOMENT. DID KOEO AND FOUND #6CY PROBLEM. REPLACED VALVE COVER GASKET AND WIRING ITS BEEN A WEEK NOW AND SO FAR SO GOOOD. Trouble codes: P1316 (ignition diagnostic moniter codes detected).
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMZU73K73
We had a bad remanufactured trans from Tri-star (which is a private label trans from certifed trans). Thay got me a another unit the NEXT day. Shift correctly now.
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Belt VIN: 1FTPX14V27
Well techs it was a bad A/C Compressor that I installed the first time . Used a 3/4 by two feet heater hose to my ear to hear the A/C compressor noise when it was cold as one of the techs had reply to do. You have to be careful around the belt area with hose w...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L saggs, no power VIN: 1MEFM55SX2
I found on the F.P.R.S. I did have a problem with the pins causing the check engine light. apperantly this is a common problem so I got some neddle nosed pliers and tweeked the pins. Check engine light is gone. At this point Im not even sure if this port is fo...
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