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1984 Ford F-250 XLT 6.9L No Start VIN: 1FTHF2612E
this truck came in and glow plug system did not work. tested and found temperature switch mounted in intake manifold that provides ground when cold malfunctioning. originally light would not come on and solenoid for glow plugs would not light up. replaced swit...
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1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X5R
Cam sensor. After tests, we have problem with CAM SENSOR. If anyone can help to find the sensor(used or new).All my sources fail to find it. Greatly appreciate. Peter
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1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, lack of power VIN: 1FTHX26F3T
Hello all, I am having a problem with this truck when cold only. It will start fine but runs poorly. I am not sure if it is missing or a blockage in the exhaust. It sounds like it could have a miss. When we drive it when cold it has no power, like the exhaust ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: 1FDWF37F5X
I have been around and around with this big ole guy. I am tired of looking at it. Alright I'm done crying. So I had a tech help request open on this thing not too long ago. This should be the link = for... Trouble codes: P1627 (Turb o Boost Pressure Too Low)
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1999 Ford fLEETWOOD M/ 6.8L Cuts out VIN: 3FCNF53S1X
Vehicle cuts out! Feels like a primary ignition problem. When it does do it the tachometer falls momentarily,it will only do it under a load between 2500 & 3000 rpm intermitently. I'm not able to duplicate the problem at a stand still under a load,vehicle must... Trouble codes: P0503
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2000 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Engine VIN: 2FTRX18W3Y
This truck came in with a complaint of a squealing belt especially on acceleration. After changing belt and tensioner ect. Turns out the noise is still there without the belt on. Noise seem's to be coming from right front of engine. Removed valve cover, appear...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 2FMZA52443
sits after warm starts hard sometime and after filling tank fuel gauge will not go up until you cycle the key
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2003 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMNU42P23
Dead accelerator pedal intermittently , owner complains that when driving the engine slows down and stays running at idle , pull over turn off ingition switch and after restart every thing go back to normal , I drove the car for two days and can,t duplicate th...
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
need some info from some ford techs--installed brand new crate motor drove for about 30 miles or so to make sure there were no problems-when you come to a stop after driving the engine wants to stall-you can shut it off-restart in park and it runs smooth until... Trouble codes: P0022 (cam timing over retarding bank two)
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L serpintine belt VIN: 1FDXE45P85
truck has broken belt alldata says remove cooling fan stator to change but has no info on that procedure. do you have to remove radiator first or is there a way to get belt in without removing stator? thanks in advance
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2006 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L tpms VIN: 2FMZAS1656
We got this freestar in for a low tire light and code B2872. I looked at the tpms data and the right front was showing 0 psi. All the other was working. We put it in learn mode and try to relearn the sensor and left front beeped then I went to the right front ...
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2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSS34P87
this van has a problem where if it is left idling for say about 30-45 minutes, the a/c high side pressure climbs way up to about almost 300psi and the needle is fluctuating alot. it eventually blows a bunch of freon out of what i think is a pressure relief val...
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2008 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L Oil Pan R&R VIN: 2FMDK49C38
Hi, Customer ran over a concrete parking lot barrier and cracked the oil pan. Vehicle is AWD and according to Alldata job involves engine R&R and disasembly of the front timing cover to get the oil pan off. Big job, 16.7 hours. If anyone out there has done one...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A03
I have to fix this car I have to much time and money invested. The car came in customer complained about the car going into fail safe mode. I read all tsb on the car I replaced all plugs and coils I also checked valve cover gaskets and I will replace them befo... Trouble codes: P2107, P2110
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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L No Start VIN: 4M2DU55P4V
Customer is an older gentleman on fixed income who just purchased this vehicle. Vehicle is an intermittent no start, usually when hot. It will crank, but not start when hot. It is losing injector pulse and ignition coil triggers during the no start. Cranking r...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U9X
Special thanks to Dustin from Michigan for talking about injectors. after following everyones suggestions as well as retesting a bunch of stuff on my own, I got a number off one of the injectors and called ford. they told my this was not the correct injector f... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Thanks for the responses...after checking the power and grounds we found the ground to the ecm was lost. There was a broken wire in the harness near the ecm.
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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L wont recover VIN: WXYY928799
many many thanx to all who replied.lower ball joints was the culprit.furtur inspection i noticed they had been replaced before ,who ever did them left out the grease fittings.cust opted for new ones installed and realignd alls well thanx again
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2001 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L61
Well sorry for the wait the customer took the car and hasen't brought it back. I got several good replies from fuel pump a very common problem on these. Intake gaskets leaking vacuum or possible crank sensor problem causing a fake missfire code. Sorry for the ... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl. 4 misfire), P0305 (cyl. 5 misfire), P0306 (cyl. 6 misfire).
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