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1995 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X75
I checked for spark and fuel and compression and all looks good. it fouls the plugs fast and if it sits overnight it will pop and that is it. I did a fuel check and looked cloudy and it smelled funny. so I left the fuel filter out and tried to run the car on c...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1821V
I need some help on this pickup. It keeps throwing a p0174 Bank 2 lean code. I thought no problem, standard pcv hose problem. The ltft on bank 2 is 20 and up at idle and stft is between 6 and 9 at idle. My upstream o2 has a pretty steady reading of 40mV and th... Trouble codes: P0174
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX07L5W
Hello Iatn, Need Ford gurus help. This truck came in after failing the emmision test. The codes were a p0171 and p0174. I have had this problem before on this truck and had already replaced the pcv hose assy. I pulled the hose to check it and it was ok. One th... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F4Y
This truck has exibited a long crank hard start issue for about a year the cust has not wanted to diag. Yesterday he called and said the truck started to run bad and then stalled and would not restart, so he towed it in. I have checked a lot of things and no c... Trouble codes: P0562 (Syst voltage too low), P0340 (Cam sens ckt fault), P1211 (Ipc press above or below disired), P0605 (Internal controler module rom error)
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDRE14L21
Hello fellow Tech's, I have a ford van that's going to put me in the loonie bin. Van came in with a P1451 EVAP canister vent solenoid fault code. I followed ALLDATA's flow chart HX65 for trying to diagnose this vehicle. Initially, installed a new canister vent... Trouble codes: P1451 (Evap canister vent solenoid fault)
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P95
Good afternoon fellow techs. We have a ambulance towed in that has been quite a problem child. As you can see we have replaced quite a few things in the past year. The truck is in here again for no start hot. I have not ripped it apart yet, but I am hoping it ... Trouble codes: P2290 (Low icp pressure)
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU17575
hope i can get some help from all you tech guys, this expedition came over to my shop whith mil lamp on i scaned the vihicle found 2 codes P0059 HO2S21 HEATER RISISTANCE, and a P2197 02S STUCK LEAN ,i replaced de bank 2S1 oxigen sensor clearde codes ran it for... Trouble codes: P0059 (Ho2s21 heater resistance), P2197 (02s stuck lean)
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12556
I am looking for some information on the cam phasers. What does a bad one look like and can you check without a complete tear down? I believe the left one is bad as the spring looks sprung. Any info would be helpful. Trouble codes: P0021
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L solenoid 5 error VIN: 1LNHM87A41
intermittent no start, when engine shuts off randomly while driving or after driving. advancetrac shows on off then gear range unknown... if you cycle key three times engine starts fine any ideas? fuel pump? or trans related?
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1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTBR10T5H
Truck started running fine again.Customer needed truck to use for awhile so he picked it up.He is going to bring it back in two or three weeks.Thanks for all the information,when he brings it back I can use it. Trouble codes: 31 (evp/pfe voltlower than min.volt), 77 (Insuffient rpm change dyamic test).
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1995 Ford Escort 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FASP13J2S
We filled the gas tank on this vehicle and it does not cut out when turning. I believe the problem is due to the aftermarket fuel pump because the pickup diameter is much smaller than oem. However, the car has left so I don't know for sure.
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX04595
Did a running compression test on this vehicle and cylinder was 40 lb lower than other cylinders so we pulled valve cover and intake for inspection.found that the tech who did the original engine work dropped a rag in the intake that got hung in the runner aga... Trouble codes: P0303, P0171, P0174.
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L Hesitation, NO ACCELRATION VIN: 1FTSE34S55
Replaced throttle body,Ford has a known problem with this set up. van is fixed, thanks to all that replied.
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2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L auto head lamps VIN: 1FMCU04156
GOT TWO REPLIES-THANKS BEN & SCOTT. CUSTOMER BROUGHT CAR BACK TUESDAY. TRIED NEW FORD NEW GEN SCAN TOOL. CAN ONLY REPROGRAM OR ERASE KEYS. SENT TO FORD DEALERSHIP, MY SON INLAW PROGRAMMED IT WITH WDS. (@ NO CHARGE), AUTO HEAD LAMPS & DAY TIME RUNNING LAMPS NOW...
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2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L ATC Controller VIN: 2MEHM75W76
After experiencing the ATC failure, I looked up the wiring information, when back to the car for more specific testing and at that point it was working fine. Gave the wiring a wiggle test, test drove the vehicle several times over a four day period and could ...
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