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1992 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L rear brakes VIN: IFMYU22EOR
lady called me up, said shes on the side of the road with no brakes. at inspection found RF rotor almost gone and one of the pads missing the LF pads where close with a blue rotor both front wheel bearings bad and a clogged LF flex line.during the bleeding had...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14CXW
really strange problem here. engine runs ok when first started. after revving up engine, it starts to misfire and run really rough. customer had it at dealer they told him it was bad lifters and fuel injectors. he replaced all injectors and lifters, still runs... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRE1128X
this van has an engine miss fire under light acceleration at about 1600 rpm and higher. the plugs, wires and coil have been replaced twice. we have already unhooked the egr valve, this makes no difference in the way the van runs. so i think we can rule out the... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder number miss fire)
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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L 4x4 inop VIN: 1FTRX18LXX
Howdy ya'll. I have here a 1999 Ford F150 4 wheel drive. Came to us late this evening with 4 wheel drive inop. Customer states the 4 wheel drive worked fine yesterday morning, but on the way out of the woods it quit. He was at or around 10 miles an hour he sai...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35S9Y
I got one for you guys. This van/box truck belongs to local school district. These guys do some of their own maintainence if it is not too difficult for them. It came in on a hook to us because they attempted to replace their spark plugs and when they got to c... Trouble codes: P0174 (system too lean bank 2)
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L monator reset VIN: 1ETRE14W2Y
Van came in on 1/18/10 for a engine light on. Had a misfire and egr flow code performed above repairs and cleared light. The van is a delivery van which sees both stop and go traffic and highway travel. This van has accumulated over 1000 mile and the evap moni...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P45
Its a 2005 ford f-250 super duty with a 6.0L direct injection motor. I had a p0264 p0267 p0270 p0270 p0273 p0276 p0279 p0282 each code was for Injector 1-8 circuit low wile testing a p0611 came up for the fuel injection control module performance. Checked powe...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FAFP73W05
Would appreciate some help on this one. Car has an intermittent idle issue. It feels like it stumbles and cuts out and sometimes it is bad enough to make it stall. The problem only occurs at idle. Yesterday the problem was apparent for about 20 minutes while i...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L abs VIN: 2FAFP7I435
We ran Modas at home so do not have codes but 17 codes cleared drove car all come back city mechanic did rear brake pads and rotors pads were cutting into rotors. We cleaned metal from wheel sensors we have also removed all 4 wheels and rotors checked wires bl...
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Electrical VIN: 1LNHM86S6Y
This vehicle has a parasitic draw, however; the customer does not have the money to replace the GEM module. I once read a reply to parasitic draw that talked about a device that connects to the battery positive that prevents this draw. I have searched the arch...
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1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L ABS blowing 10 amp fuse VIN: 1MELM62W8R
Well guy's I could use a helping hand here. I have been retired for a few years now so I have not been in the loop as much as I should be. I have this 1994 Couger XR7 with the ABS light on. I tried to run a scan with my Snap-On scanner and it would not run. I ...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Luxury 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 4M2EU48896
This Truck is at a shop for poor running condition. It was reported to me that it barely drove up a rack lift. They saw the fuel trim bk2 very high 28% or so and bk1 not to high around 5%. They dropped the cats to eliminate that as a problem. Still Present, MA...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1991 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L leaking egr tube VIN: 1FABP60T12
Thanks again for all the replies and ideas we got from you guys. No tube is available on the aftermarket, so as suggested we fabbed one out of copper tubing, worked great. Thanks again.
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2000 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Engine VIN: 2FTRX18W3Y
Thanks to everyone who replied to our request for help. The suggestions and recommendations we recieved were all helpful. As it turned out the problem was something you would never expect and had us stumped for quite awhile. In the end it turned out the squeal...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L intake VIN: 1FTRF18242
I'm really sorry for not posting sooner, but the customer had to save money for the repairs. When we pulled the lower intake manifold, we tried our best to remove the broken piece of coolant bypass pipe. But we were not able to so it was time for a lower intak...
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
I KNOW YOU WERE WAITING WAY TOO LONG FOR THIS CLOSING BUT IT ALL TURNED OUT REAL WELL-AS I STATED LAST WE HAD A OIL PRESSURE PROBLEM-THE ENGINE COMPANY SUPPLIED US WITH A GOOD ENGINE THAT HELD OIL PRESSURE ABOVE FACTORY SPECS AT IDLE-25LBS IN GEAR WHILE WARMED... Trouble codes: P0022 (cam timing over retarding bank two).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 2FTRX18W24
thanks forn all the information that was sent. after installing a signal generator the feed line that sends the signal to the fuel gauge and dialing in a 200 ohm resistance. I removed the instrament cluster and checked the pin at the cluster connector and we h...
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2008 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L Oil Pan R&R VIN: 2FMDK49C38
Maybe we just got lucky. 3 respondants said yes, we have to remove the engine and subframe and strip the timing cover down to reseal properly where the oil pan and the timing cover mate. The 4th respondant said not to pull the engine, but back the transmissio...
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