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1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L TCC Lock-up VIN: 1FTHX26F6T
Truck came to me from trans shop. They rebuilt trans and delivered to customer. After 3-4 months returned with no lockup. Trans shop replaced solenoid pack again and still no lockup. They grounded lockup wire at trans and solenoid came on and stalled motor. Th...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L bearing VIN: 1FTSW31F8X
vehicle came in with broken clutch fork. replaced with new fork and pivot bushing and complete clutch kit including flywheel and pilot bearing. have a growling noise when clutch pedal is let out, mainly at idle, not so much driving. removed slave while running...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P93
Hello, thanks in advance for any information. This diesel came in on the hook for stalled out on the hwy at hwy speed pulling a camper. When we unloaded the truck it started up ok. At first it would run good for about an hour, now it will die after about 30 se... Trouble codes: U0105 (Loss Communication with The FICM)
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cruise control VIN: 1FTPW14544
thanks in advance for any help on this! this truck came in with VSC non-op with no codes, i followed michelle on demand diagnostic procedures and they say to replace pcm, but before i replace pcm i have noticed another problem that may be related and that is t...
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2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L auto headlights VIN: 1FAFP56U74
new customer, and a new vehical to them. when the head lights are left in the auto position, the will randomly come on. the auto lights turn off after 20 sec of ignition as per usual. the lights did not act up for me, so no real testing was done. im waiting fo...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Overdrive VIN: 2FAFP71W85
Vehicle came in with no overdrive and transmission slipping. Needs a trans. This is a city of Batavia squad car and they have a tight budget. So I am looking for a used transmission. I found by the VIN this car has a AODEW/4R70E w/TSS sensor, trans code 5W7P-H...
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2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Steering Wheel VIN: 1FMZK02136
Customer said when vehicle left shop the Oil life reset showed 0% change oil soon. The customer said he could not read the odometer because it would not switch to the odometer. Also the Air Bag light is flashing when the engine is running. I checked all the st...
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2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03106
the misfire on this escape is very intermittent- it may go 1-2 weeks between episodes and run perfect when not misfiring. the first time this came in we pulled the codes and found that cylinder #2 was under the plenum, making it difficult to inspect the plug o... Trouble codes: P0316, P0302
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U96
this taurus has an intermittent #3 misfire at cold startup and after a 10 minute hot soak. Misfire will go away after just a few miles. I thought leaky injector. I do not have the hookups to check fuel pressure on this vehicle but fuel pressure pid remained co... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNLM92V6V
First post. Thanks in advance. I am sorry for the short data on this. Vehicle VERY rarely acts up. I have been chasing this problem for a year. VERY intermittently vehicle will run terrible, stall. I have only recently gotten it to act up in shop. No codes, bu...
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L coolant temp sensor VIN: 2MEFM74W3W
vehicle came in for overheating, cel on. pulled 2 codes -p1285, p1299- that confirmed the overheating. found 3 problems - fans don't operating, temp gauge reads inaccurately, and coolant temp sensor reads -40. alldata isn't very clear on whether the cylinder h...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: 1FAFP6633W
OK THIS ONE IS GONE. IT TURNED OUT TO BE THE COOLING FAN WERE GOING THE WRONG WAY. I BENCH CHECKED THE THE OLD ONE AND I THOUGHT IT WAS GOING THE SAME WAY AS THE NEW ONE. SWITCH THE WIRING AROUND AND EVERTHING WAS GOOD. THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR THERE HELP. NOW I...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L engine performance VIN: 1FTRX18W21
hey guys thanks for all your help, everything suggested was considered. what i found was i had no vacuum what so ever. i removed the intake and found where the upper and lower intake meet,there was a gap allowing the 2 manifolds no to seal. i took it all apart...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Wipers VIN: 1FTRX1762N
Thanks to all that replied, even though I was not able to duplicate customer concern, customer still wanted action taken. most of your replies pointed to GEM and or relay-fuse box, since the wipers and dash lights go thur gem the dicesion was made to replace t...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FMZU73E62
I want to apoloize for not being able to contribute any diagnostic information to this problem as I did not have any diagnostic information on this problem. I want to thank everyone that replied to this issue. The problem was the transmission range selector sw...
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L high pressure VIN: 1FMZU73K32
I want to thank you all for your responses. I replaced the condensor and as added precaution i replaced the orfice tube 2 more times to make sure i got all the debres taht was floating around. system works fine now.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35L64
Thank you to all that replied. Using the replies I got, I went back in to verify power to the ECM. Older Fords would not light the check engine light unless there was power to the ECM. No so on this model. Found aftermarket wire stuffed into ECM power rel...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FMCU93105
thanks to everyone for there help.I'm still waiting for back order part from ford,so i'll have to wait on those before i can do much more checking.i will update then.
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L starter VIN: 1FTPW12V16
I dismantled the passenger side fuse box to inspect,nothing found questionable. Traced all wiring that I can see, nothing found. Spent many hours searching and put it all back together and returned to customer. It's been a few weeks and customer has had no mor...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L compressor VIN: 1FDSS34P56
A new ECM and flash was the cure. Why the known good ECM we tried didn't work is unknown. Thanks to all.
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