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1987 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 4.9L lack of power VIN: 1FTEE14Y9J
Hi gang! On this van it idles fine, but if you go to accelerate will not accelerate like it should. You can punch the accelerator and ther eis no noticeable passing gear and it labors to get to 40 mph, i did some basic checks like i listed, I did load test ign... Trouble codes: 18 (spout circuit in KOEO memory)
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L engine VIN: 1FTDF15Y8P
hey guys.this vehicle is hard to start in morning,and runs rough at times when it is warm(operating temperature)at time vehicle doesnt accelerate well,wants to stall out as well when comoing to a stop.i checked for vaccum leaks and intake manifold leaks,and th...
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1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L cylinder head VIN: 2FMDA514XS
Looking for advice. Replaced head gaskets on van six months ago. Customer came back recently and said it got warm. Checked the antifreeze and it was low. Filled it and put cardboard under it and it had no drips. I kept smelling antifreeze in the engine compart...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Lack Power - Ping VIN: 1FMZU34X9X
Vehicle has been to another shop that is no longer in business and the customer states they have been chasing this problem for a while. They started by cleaning MAF but it would only last for a few weeks. Finally customer replaced MAF himself with a NAPA unit ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Too Lean Bank 2)
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2000 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L lights VIN: 2FTRX07W9Y
battery power was lossed. Once reconnected when you start truck or turn key on all dash and outside lights flash approx 10 times stop and starts again for 3 times then the lights turn out. pulled fuse #8&30 in battery junc. block for the remote anti-theft (ra...
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L bearing,differential VIN: 1FMDU7SE4Y
Customer complaint noise when turning right at higher speeds (38-45).I test drove vehicle and duplicted problem it sounded like coming through left front wheel. I replaced hub bearing on driver side and drove again noise still there.So thought passenger side b...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33PX3
Car came in last week for no power. found engine misfirng under a heavy load but no codes set. Changed plugs and wires, no more problem. Car came in this week for mil on. Pulled code p0340. Scoped out sensor signal appears ok. Cleared code and it resets immedi... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Circuit Fault)
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Radio-Windows-Chime VIN: 1FAFP55U13
Hello all I have a good one for you Ford techs I hope you can help with. Original Complaint: Wipers inop, Chime operates intermittently for no reason, radio powers on intermittently by itself without key in ignition, sometimes during the middle of the night ...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14524
This Ford pickup has a intermitten slight hesitation at about 1400 to 1800 RPMs. With the fuel pressure guage hooked up, we don't notice any difference in the fuel pressure psi whether it's hesitating or not. When it does hesitate, you can hear the throttle pl...
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2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L VIN ID transfer VIN: 1FAHP60A95
SORRY FOR LONG POST.. LOT OF INFO HERE..05 T-bird towed in no start. Another shop for some reason installed and new REM module. (We do not know why)However we reinstalled old module then performed programable module installation (PMI) with I-flash. Heres what ...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Rotors VIN: 1FTRF12W06
Customer called this am (thurs) and advised he could leave me the truck friday (1 day). Ford has replaced front pads and surfaced or replaced front rotors approximately 5 times within the first 36k. Now @ 39k, they have told him that they don't know what the p...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21548
THis vehicle was brought in for possible stopped up exhaust. ck'd still clear. had dtwo rich codes and the tp and maf codes. Idles barely and surges puffing black smoke. since i didnt have a new maf unplugged and recranked. It ran almost correctly. installed a... Trouble codes: P0068, P061B, 2196 (bank1 sensor1 rich), 2198 (bank2 sensor1 rich)
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Ground signal VIN: 1LNHM86S62
Cannot get the ECU to ground the compressor relay. Checked all fuses, checked the pressure switch with scanner reads 1.2v, gages read 105 psi that shoud be ok. Swapped the the temp control head, no change. The car does have auto temp. The control head communic...
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1978 Ford f-600 330CID starting system VIN: 1278ZB45T1
well I finally got this thing back on the road. First off I would like to thank everyone for your time and replies, the wiring diagram I got help alot, thanks to all. The wire coming off the switch that was getting hot ran up behind the instrument cluster, i...
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1997 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1FTDF18W1V
Sorry for the delay in posting a fix, we were waiting for customer & selling dealer to decide what to do. Thanks for all the great & speedy replies, combustion gas was entering cooling system although it passed block chemical test several times. Leakdown tes...
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1997 Ford Probe 2.0L No Start
Thanks to all who responded. The problem was the customer had installed the cam sprockets in the wrong position. The sprockets each have two slots for the alignment dowels. This is why it was possible to get the timing marks all lined up and still have valve t...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L no start VIN: 1FTYR10C6W
Well, Fred, Donald, and Michael are brilliant: they asked us to check the 5v reference signal to the sensor array. In so doing, he found that there was only 2.7 volts! HAD to be a short somewhere! Putting it up on the rack and digging around allowed him to dis...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMZU73E12
HI THANK ALL OF YOU GUYS I HAD TO FLASH THE ECM TO GET THE KEYS TO PROGRAM . THE NGS COULD PROGRAM KEYS .CLUSTER ECT UP TO 2008 . I USE THE NGS FOR THIS TRUCK THANK YOU GUYS
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L radio/pwr windows VIN: 1FMPU16LX3
Fuse box bad on back side. Fixed ? He hasn't come back or called me so I am calling this fixed. Thanks for all the help.
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Module VIN: 1FTPX14564
replaced abs module and had ford reprogram during module replacement and lights out and hasnt reset. thanks
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Ipr VIN: 1FDWE35P75
Thanks for all of your help. The problem was the Fuel Pump. Even though all the data was pointing to the high pressure oil system the lack of fuel pressure was causing the no start. Replaced the fuel pump which was located under the driver seat underneath t...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P15
THANKS TO AVERYBODY AND VERY THANKS TO STEVE FROM CALI.REPLACE THE HIGH OIL PPRESSURE PUMP, IPR AND FILTER FOR THE PUMP. TRUCK START RIGHT UP AND RAN SMOOTH.THIS IS 1ST TIME EVER WORKED ON POWER STROKE. NOT AS BAD AS PEOPLE SAY IT IS. TOOK ME ABOUT 9 HRS BUT... Trouble codes: P2291 (pressure too low), P2290 (injector control pressure too low).
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1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZV111XW
thanks to dan form nc for faxing me the diagram, i had that one from alldata--called identifix, they couldnn't help either, lucky for me I had another customer that I knew well enough that let me borrow his 97 nissan quest and pulled the dist. and the wires go... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor).
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