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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L0X
Hi! This truck came to us with a misfire, no codes in the pcm, once started it runs rough or misfire all the time, I have pull up this information on the scanner in obd diag. Ecu id..$10 Test Id 53 Component $09 Value 6314 fail coil,plugs injectors all ok fuel...
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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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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L exhaust camshaft gear VIN: 1FAFP6636X
hello ford techs i am having a hard time getting this ford to run right . i have done the valve job and the contour now runs rough at idle but smooths out at higher rpms i believe that i have not installed the exhaust cam gear correctly . i have read mitchell'...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Electronic rear suspension VIN: 1FMEU17L61
Hi guys (and gals) this vehicle was dropped off last week with the rear suspension almost on the ground. We checked the normal culprits and the relay and the motor were bad (relay corroded and motor had very high resistance). We replaced those items and the sy...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L power locks VIN: 33R5TYYUI8
hello all, customer just bought this and it is a nice van. the problem is they do not have the original pass numbers for the keyless entry. i am pretty sure it is on the module for it but cant seam to get a good pic of the location. in alldata it looks to be u...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50422
long term fuel trim climbs too 20 within 3 minutes Trouble codes: P0171
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTNW20F62
VEHICLE STARTS & IDLES FINE,BUCKS & SURGES JUST OFF IDLE WHEN ACCELERATING SLOWLY.MEDIUM TO FULL THROTTLE RUNS FINE.VEHICLE HAS A SUPERTUNER PROGRAMMER INSTALLED,BUT 92 YEAR OLD DRIVER HAS MISSPLACED PROGRAMMER SO I AM UNABLE TO UNLOAD PROGRAM.HAD 3 CODES WHEN... Trouble codes: P0605, P1670 (ef feed back signal), P1247 (turbo boost low)
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F63
thanks in advance for the help. This truck came in 2 months ago with a no start but later started "within an hour" and had a code of p1670 (electronic feedback signal not detected) and passed koeo-koer-and injector buzz test. now two months lator the same thin... Trouble codes: P1670
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L direct clutches VIN: 1FTNW21P54
Vehicle came back slippind bad. Had said codes in trans ,fluid burnt.Removed trans found burnt direct clutches and overdrive clutches.We replaced solenoid d and all clutches and steels.This vehicle also has an edge brand performance chip. We put the transmissi...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMZU73K34
Cust. left headlamps on, had dead battery tried to jump start. Starter won't turn over has b1601 code. Can theft system be re-set with out going back to ford. Customer also put new battery in same problem, checked fuses found no problem. Theft light flashes fa...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L spark plug removal VIN: 1FTNF21576
Hello and thank you for taking the time to read and offer help-Wanted to know if any techs out there have found the best way to remove the plugs on the 5.4 3valve engines without breaking them. Have read the factory tsbs and am aware of the need to have an eng...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, hard start when hot VIN: 1FTWW31P75
Truck has long crank time when hot or a no start. Dead pedal/no throttle response, throttle response returns after a few seconds. Due to batt bad batteries low charge-- alt. and batteries changed, batt & charging sys. functions normally now (sorry pids snapsh... Trouble codes: U1900 (Can communication..), P0261, P1876 (Gem/Central Timer--T-case 2 wh drive), B1483 (Gem/Central Timer--Brake Pedal), P0600 (Serial Comm Link error), U1900 (Can communication..)
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Starting VIN: 2FAHP71WX6
This one is a real head scratcher. It's an intermittant no start, depending on temperature. No codes are thrown during the no start condition. Above 20f it cranks and starts just fine, below 20f it will just crank until the battery is dead. If we push the car ...
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2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36Y17
intermittent cut out at idle(maybe 3 in two minutes), no cut out above idle detected. no audible leaks found on intake. the ltft concerns me being that high. no egr found on this engine. no misfire detected in computer. no codes at all. no ses light. doesn't a...
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2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L poor braking VIN: 1FMFU16597
Vehicle is a law enforcement vehicle & came in with poor braking performance. Inspect found pads at approx 1mm all around. Replaced pads w/ Motorcraft, surfaced rotors & test drove. Decent (but not great) braking for first 4-5 hard stops from 70 mph. No ABS fu...
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1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FALP74W1V
Thanks for all the replies. Sorry about not posting sooner; the car is hard to get back to(we have to also go out of town and get it all the time).I think when the car was initially here I should have paid closer attention to diagnosing it thoroughly. When t...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Leaks VIN: 1FTSE3459Y
Yeah that was a lot of fun!!! Pulled the right front seat and the turbo. After that it was a breeze. Customer buys all his own parts (small dealer that brings LOTS of work) once it came out not a problem all fuel leaks are fixed and turbo is back where it belo...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FTNX21FX2
Sorry, thought I closed this. Several replies were right on the money. Customer had reused bolt w/o cleaning off oldd loctite. Gear was not tight. We missed it because we hardly ever do a HEUI pump on a T444E. We do lots on DT466/530/570 but those pumps come w...
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L oiling VIN: 5678567856
I ended up using diesel fuel as a cleanser. In my original post I failed to mention that this vehicle did have a loss of oil pressure according to the guage if left idling for an extended period of time. After cleaning everything I could with brushes, minera...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, smokes VIN: 1FTWW33P63
Repaired antifreeze leak by replacing egr cooler. Removed turbo and clean well, very dirty. Reinstalled,truck runs great no more smoke, no more hesitation.
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR44V93
THIS VEHICLE IS FIXED A NEW PCM WAS INSTALLED AND IGNITION FIRE WAS PRESENT AND TRUCK RAN LIKE A TOP A TEST THAT HELPED ME WAS UNPLUGGING CRANK SENSOR I HAD INJECTOR PULSE BUT NO SPARK SO I UNPLUGGED CRANK SENSOR AND MY INJECTOR PULSE WAS GONE SO I KNEW CRANK ... Trouble codes: P0316 (misfire at first 10000 revolution), P0300 (random misfire).
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L noise VIN: 1FTSX30P84
HEY GUYS SORRY BUT I FORGOT TO POST THE FIX...WELL AFTER LISTENING TO THE SUGGESTIONS WE DECIDE TO TEAR MOTOR APART AND LOOK AT LIFTERS( THANK GOD CUSTOMER WAS VERY PATIENT AND UNDERSTANDING)TURNED OUT THAT OUR PROBLEM WAS EXACTLY THAT!!! CUSTOMER DECIDED TO R...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Unknown VIN: 1FTSX20Y95
The vehicle has left and it is not fixed, I tried cleaning the brakes and looked to see if they were rubbing, no such luck. I ended up changing the diff. fluid and letting it go that was about a week ago and I have not heard anything yet but it was still doin...
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L shift indicator
I have checked the part numbers guys have sent me but all of them were close but not correct.In the end a harness for the shifter was ordered.The bulb is not available seperatly from ford the part # for the harness is 7L2Z-15A808-A.
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2006 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12226
It turned out to be the fuel tank vents inside the tank were not sealing,causing excess fuel(full tank)to fill up purge hose.Stupid design!!.I appreciate all the replys. Trouble codes: P0175, P2196 (O2 Excessively Rich B1).
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L Stall VIN: 1FDXW46R38
Well this one is down the road, thanks for the replies. The FVCV (fuel volume control valve, part of the high pressure fuel pump unit) was intermittently going to 385,000 ohms (which is located on the HPFP under the turbo assemblies), the proper value should b... Trouble codes: P0090.
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