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1976 Ford Ranchero GT 5.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 6A47H12210
thanks in advance for the help" thise vehicle failed emission inspection, high nox. checked and found that all the vacuum hoses are misrouted. aplied vacuum to egr valve and nothing happened,(for thise found after removing carburator that base gasket was the w...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FTDF15Y9M
Truck will start and die when key is allowed to return to run position. You can keep it running if you hold in start postion. Occasionally it will run for about 10 sec in the run position. Changed Ignition switch and pcm but no change. Fuel Pressure is ok at a...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1762V
This is 3rd vehicle in 3 months showing a baro reading of 26.9".Whether or not that is relevent to the cat code this vehicle has ,I don't know.I am near sea level and the baro readings I normally see are around 28-29".I find it very odd that 3 different ford v... Trouble codes: P0420
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L brake warning light VIN: 1FTRW08L81
red brake warning light is on all the time, no codes in cluster or gem, unplugged parking brake connector, brake master connector even took out tan/green pin at abs module connector brake light stays on, I have 4.1 volts at red/green wire parking brake, when i...
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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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2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L wipers VIN: 1FAHP36362
need some help with this one wipers wont park wen turned off they shut off but wont park out side shop replaced wiper motor car was traded in at usd car dealership we do work for alldata not very clear is there a seperate module for this system delay works nor...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Electronic VIN: 1FDWX36F72
Thanks in advance. this truck will not get out of its own way . feels like it is starting in 3rd gear. I have a code po743 po755 p1747 and the overdrive light is flashing . I do a few e4od transmissions and i have not run into these codes yet.After looking at ...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU77E92
came in on a hook no start,before i could get to car someone else got it started after several tries,without testing anything (DOH!)of course it starts every time i try been on several long drives and hot soaks no results.did have a bad surge at idle with a/c ...
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XLT 4.2L abs light on VIN: 2FTRX17264
I need help in finding connector C207. This is the connector you ground one side of to flash codes. It is supposedly a black connector with 1 red wire and 1 black and orange wire. It is supposed to be behind the right side of dash. I have dismantled both sides...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Front end rumble VIN: 1FMZU73EX4
I hoping someone can help me with this one before I start throwing money at it. I bought this 04 explorer for a screaming deal knowing it had issues. I have them all sorted except for one. Driving down the freeway there is a pretty loud rumble coming from wh...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L abs module VIN: 1FTVX14515
pulled codes c1222 and b2477 - test drive with scanner vehicle speed showed front 40mph rear 44 mph, replaced rear speed sensor - no change. found nothing onweb site for those codes - alldata states for b2477 to follow diagnostic tool for calibration prcedure ...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low power
Customer brought truck in from dealer. States low power and boost at 1500 rpms on the highway. Customer has Edge tuner and oversized tires. Checked EGR valve and found it a little bit gummy. IDS VGT test passed. I'm leaning towards replacing EGR valve, but I t... Trouble codes: P0069 (map), P0299 (boost performance), P0403 (egr valve), P0405 (egr), P0528 (cooling fan speed sensor)
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Cabin Air Temperature Sensor VIN: 1FAFP25165
Customer complained that cool air blows when heater is on. I have Hickock software enabling me to test all air door motors and see all data in the HVAC system. Testing has revealed no problems. Both temp. door actuator counts range from about 50 to 200 when ac...
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1990 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.3L extended crank VIN: 1FTHF26M8L
Thank you to everyone who replied. The help was priceless. The mechanical lift pump was indeed the problem. Replaced and it's good to go. Thank you so much.
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1992 Ford Ranger S 2.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A6N
Customer is in a no money mode, waiting for funds, so we are not going any further until I can be paid. Most posts say to replace the computer, and I agree, just waiting for money. I will update this request when and if I get money to fix it. Thanks to all who... Trouble codes: 222 (IDM missing).
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FTHX26F9S
Thanks to all that responded, this starter is allowing cranking rpm to frequently drop below 100 rpm, we will put a starter in toady and im confident this will take care of that part, still has marginal at best injectors but cust. has no money (never heard tha...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15V5X
A few of you mentioned the common problem about the valves sinking into the heads. I pulled the valve cover and measured the installed height of the springs which checked out eliminating that possibility. I also pulled the springs and checked the seals and gui... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 Misfire).
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F2E
To all iatn members, thanks for you're replies. All stated basically to try what I had already tried. I fixed it last friday, and was giving the customer a few days to see if it was an actual fix, since it was a hard start in the mourning after it sit all nigh...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FAFP73W05
Thanks for the replies. Unfortunately, I was unable to duplicate the problem any more after the first day. I wanted to try a MAF/IAT assembly but the customer did not. It was reading about 20 degrees cooler than ambient.
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2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36Y17
After checking intake system for leaks, I found the air filter top cover off the tab side letting non filtered air into intake. cleaned maf and throttle plates and reinstalled air filter cover correctly and all returned to normal. ltft settled back down betw...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
I found out to fill the trans theres a special tool that forces the fluid through the drain plug in the trans pan & a check plug where the fluid runs out when full, much like some newer FWD GM cars. I went ahead & installed the aftermarket trans cooler, then h...
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