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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15NTK
the customer came in from dealership. had an engine misfire under slight load. replaced cap, rotor, wires, and spark plugs. cust stated that ses light had been coming on whenever they started the truck, but would sometimes go off after driving. we can start tr... Trouble codes: P1351 (no cam sensor reference)
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1996 Ford Taurus G 3.0L steering and radio
Just got this car come in at 5 today. Customer complains of stiff steering when vechicle is in drive and reverse. Also the radio volume shuts off in both gears. When the car is returned to park of neutral, the radio returns and the steering is fine. Also the s...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Surge, Low power VIN: 1FTNX21F6X
Thank you for your time. This power stroke came in with the complaint of no power after it sits for 4 hours until it has been driven about 1.5 blocks. Also complaining of 1.5 inch accelerator pedal movement with no responce. The truck does not smoke, and start... Trouble codes: P0603 (Keep alive memery error), P0500 (vss fault), P0720 (output speed sensor ckt. fault), P0476 (Exhaust back pressure control valve performance)
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10C2X
hello fellow techs thank you all in advance...customer states vehicle shakes,and has been sitting for 3 years...towed to shop and found 10psi fuel pressure...replaced pump,filter,and removed bad gas...vehicle now runs on its own and runs fine except when throt...
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Charging VIN: 1FDAX57P54
Thanks in advance for your help. This vehicle is a tow truck with extra lights and accesseries. It doesnt charge at idle with a load on the system. Alternator gets very warm to the touch. Grounds are tight, cleaned battery terminals. Replaced alt with ford reb...
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L Stall VIN: 1FDXW46R38
Have a 6.4 l F450 diesel that just installed an engine in due to rod hanging out of block. Now vehicle will run for about 10 - 15 minutes and die, vehicle sits for a half hour or so and will re-start but to only do the same thing. Extracted codes and P0090 kee... Trouble codes: P0090
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2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L lacks power VIN: 1FMCU02Z78
The concern is that the engine respond is slow when pressing the gas pedal then slowly picks up.Same problem when starting from standstill in first gear then runs fine until you stop again and restart in low gear.A new fuel pump & filter installed did not fix....
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1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V1S
Hello, I have a 1995 Lincoln Continental with a 4.6L engine. Customer towed this car in for a no start issue. Well I checked it over and found it had no fuel pressure. So I went back to the fuel pump to check for power. I had power going to the fuel pump with ...
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1994 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L abs VIN: 1FMEU15H4R
well, i replaced both tone rings, replaced both sensors, again. same thing. pedal goes into abs coming to a stop. changed the rear sensor as well. KOEO test passes. this is a bad ending to many, many, many, many, many, lost hours. thanks to all who replied.
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1994 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEX14N4R
Turns out they filled up both tanks just before it came in here. They were both overly filled. After some of the gas was ran out of them it stopped leaking fuel. Thanks for all the great help.
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1996 Ford F-150 XLT 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14Y1T
WANT TO THINK EVERYONE FOR SOME VERY INFORMATIVE INFO. THE PROBLEM ENDED UP BEING THE FUEL SUPPLY SYSTEM. WHEN CKED THE PUMP I BARELY GOT ANY SIGNAL AT ALL ON MY SCOPE. ALSO AFTER REMOVING THE PUMP I DECIDED TO REPLACE THE RAIL REGULATOR ALSO AND GLAD I DID. ... Trouble codes: P00, 171 (system lean bank1), P0174, P1151 (heated o2 bank 2 sensor1 switch point indicates lean).
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2004 Ford E-150 Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Instument Cluster Radio Windows Door Chym Int Lamp VIN: 1FMRE11L34
Thanks guys, yeah I learned something, my 2500 Brick has a thumb wheel. After scrolling down I found the ICP module menu. I had no communication to it. I checked Circuits 1044, 729, 295 to ground with the module disconnected, key on, and had 12v. Key off, Circ...
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Wire harness VIN: 2FAFP71W94
Hello all and thanks for all of your responses. I realy liked all those links you all sent me for wire connectors. That will help me with future problems. I was told by the Ford engineers to remove the connectors from another police crown vic and install it in...
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2006 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU175X6
Okay, done. Thanks for all the replies, but nobody gets the cigar. I basically had tested and monitored everything mentioned in replies. But I don't think any body said cats , probably because I said muffler shop checked and I checked temps which were basicall... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire 5 under load), P0171 (lean bank 1 under load).
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2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM83W64
FOUND BURNT WIRES TO THE PCM ON THE DRIVERS SIDE FENDER OF THE CAR...REPAIRED WIRES CAR STARTED NO PROBLEM.
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2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L no crank VIN: 1LNHM83W64
FOUND BURNT WIRES TO THE PCM ON THE DRIVERS SIDE FENDER OF THE CAR...REPAIRED WIRES CAR STARTED NO PROBLEM.
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