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1993 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L reverse VIN: 1FMEU15N4P
automatic transmission experts, please help! this is my dad's vehicle. i just finished overhauling this e4od, and now there is no reverse. when i place the selector in the reverse position, the rpm raises about 200-300 rpm. here's the history of the vehicle: ...
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1996 Ford Contour SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 3FALP67L4T
I think ive heard about this before but cant remember solution . Car cranks fine , will not start under any conditions unless ether is sprayed into throttle body area .once running you can drive the car all day long .that o2 sensor cant make a no start , can i... Trouble codes: P0151, P0430, P1151 (Ho2s21 sensor indicates lean)
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1997 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L Erratic O/D Shifts VIN: 1FDKF38F9V
Hey folks! I'm looking for some help on this F350 Diesel pick up. The truck has erratic O/D engagement and disengagement. I've driven the truck on several different occasions and the problem is there every time. When you take off from a stop the tranmission sh...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L No Start VIN: 2FTDA54U0W
Good morning techs. This one has me pulling my hair out! Vehicle came in back in January with no start. Has spark but no fuel pressure, ched wires at the tank, all circuits good. Replaced fuel pump. Vehicle running fine until this week. Custome called and saii...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPE24L3X
Hello everyone, I have poor Econoline Van that's kinda kicking my butt. The Problem it that I has a poor idle and will set a lean code on bank 1,+ 25% and drops off idle. I have smoke tested and leak tested the intake till I was blue in the face. The only bad ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1)
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L High idle VIN: 1FAFP40421
Good morning i have a mustang that when the clutch is pushed in the idle tends to stay where ever it is when the clutch is depressed. Will eventually come down but takes an excessivly long time. Idle is normal when started and sitting still. Example, pull up t...
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2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51402
I am not a ford man... at all... I am stuck on this one with a missfire complaint on acceleration in town driving and at highway speeds.. . I have no way of knowing where to begin- first of all i dont know if it is missing due to ignition or fuel.. I have trie...
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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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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Radiator Cooling Fan VIN: 1LNHM82W63
Hi I have this car that came in with a broken fan blade on the electric cooling fan. I replaced the entire fan assembly with a new one. But when I ran the car the fan runs on slow speed and the speed constantly goes up and down and never stays on high even whe...
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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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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM59S6Y
This car came in to us for a cutting out problem. Customer said while he stopped at a lite that the car cut out he left it on the side for about two hours and later on he drove it in to us without a driving problem. After i scanned the car i found code p0191 (... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure range)
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1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L TCC Lock-up VIN: 1FTHX26F6T
I got 4 help offers. There were suggestions to monitor pin 28, the tcc wire, for ground . Test tps, vss, map, mlp and codes. I was using a break out box, scanner, scope and DVOM to test this truck. I didn't see anything out of range and was going to test every...
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1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L a/c VIN: 1FTZF17W8W
this goes out to all that said the blend door was broken. I have put many of these in alot of different Ford trucks but I havent ever had one rehome each time the a/c mode switch was turned off. thats what sent me for the loop. Filing this one back in the ment...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L dies VIN: 2FMZA5145X
We checked the fuel pump relay and put a new fuel pump and fuel filter in it and have not had any problems with it since. Soory for the delay, problem was so intermited we wanted to make sure it was fixed before closing. thanks to all who responded.
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTYRI4V7Y
Hello Everyone, I would like to say "THANK YOU" for all the excellent replys I got for this troublesome Ranger. Well it ended up being the "FORWARD SPRAG" as alot of you guys had mentioned. I really do not know how I missed this but I guess when you run a one...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cooling VIN: 1FTRW07L61
I decided to put an accumulator in and evacuate and recharge the system. That worked. Thanks for the help. The help I received help me understand that since the pressures were OK for an almost 100 degree day, contamination of the refrigerant must be the pro...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX17271
thank you for your ideas, 3 replies recommend new isolator bolts for the plenum, we did locate a vacuum leak at the rear-right side of the lower intake manifold. with the car up on the hoist engine running, we can use carb spray and the short term fuel trim wo... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L lack of power VIN: 1FTYR14U71
Thanks to Jason [...]. He said he had a similar problem, that turned out to be the cam sychronizer and sensor. In the beginning I actually asked my Ford parts counterman what he thought, and he suggested the cam and syncronizer also, but I have changed many ...
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L differential VIN: 1FAFP44471
After reading Bradley's reply and feeling like a mental midget, I remeasured the pinion depth and back lash and they were good. I then did a tooth track pattern and found a really abnormal track pattern. I have never had a gear make noise intermittently, but i...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF172X2
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED FOR YOUR HELP, HAVE REPLACED GROMMETS IN INTAKE AND FUEL TRIMS SHOW VERY LITTLE ADDED FUEL AT IDLE AND 2000 RPMS. I RESET KAM AND CLEARED CODES, BUT THE OWNER IS OUT OF TOWN AND I DONT KNOW IF THE SES LIGHT HAS COME BACK ON. Trouble codes: P0171 (Engine lean bank 1).
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Abs Module VIN: 1FBSS31L26
After 2 diff abs module and a reprogram of ecm the abs light remains on. We completed all pinpoint test and it points to I/C The customer has not yet brought vehicle back and is not sure if the want to try used or rebuilt cluster.
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