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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L tcc lock up VIN: 1FAFP52U71
Customer brought this vehicle in after her son removed engine and transmission in their driveway to replace rear main seal. We have repaired many "problems" that were made in the driveway. Broken a/c compressor, broken injector wiring, broken coil wiring, so o...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L abs VIN: 1WE47TY432
Hey Guys. Please forgive the vin. Ran out of the shop without it ( again ). Okay, I did the vacuum axle shaft seals on this truck simply because the backing ring had came off and customer opted to replace them. I have did these many times with no issues. (Yes ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF36P23
I'm working on this 6.0L Power-stroke F350 that is used for a service truck for a sewer repair dept. Initially came in with surging, smoking, severe misfiring. Had the following codes stored: P0263 #1 injector contribution/balance P2287 ICP intermittent P229... Trouble codes: P0263 (1 cylinder power imbalance), P0275 (5 cylinder power imbalance), P2287 (ICP circuit intermittent), P2623 (ICP regulator circuit/open)
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Noise VIN: 2FAFP71W04
sometimes during Idle and Constantly off Idle a Vibrating noise is coming from the Air cleaner. Like a flutter sound you can feel when accelerating. Ran a duty cycle on the EGR and did not get any change.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.8L hard tart VIN: 1FDWF36SX4
Hello i got this f350 coffee truck in due to hard starting. I checked fuel pressure and it is good around 38 psi. However as soon as i shut it off the pressure bleeds right off. This is what is causing the hard start. My problem is i replaced the fuel pump thi...
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14505
This truck has a slightly rough idle,but runs great UNLESS you go on a long hard accel then misfire occurs and oxygen sensors go full lean bank 1 & 2.Fuel pressure stays at 30-39lbs,fuel pump duty cycle goes no higher than 29% and scanner fuel pressure reading... Trouble codes: P0301
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 5.4L orfis VIN: 1FDWE35L26
please send help. i am looking for somebody with the orfis color chart. what is does...ex every color will change discharge temp in vents. this one parts sais comes with black. i pulled a blue one out... there is 5-6 different colors. any help will be cool...
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1994 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1MELM5340R
hi guys heres another good one this car comes to me with a intermitten problem.symtoms as followed if you turn ignition key on and the fan is running car will not start.injection pulse near ground(bearly flashing on noid light)also at this time fuel pump relay...
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1988 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L long crank time VIN: 143B36IER4
Hey all and a big thanks!!! Kudos to Anthony,David and Charles on the compression advice. Hope I didn't miss anyone. After checking for leaks , air and making sure cold start solenoid was functioning properly I did a compression check and didn't bother much af...
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1996 Ford Contour SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 3FALP67L4T
THANKS FOR THE HELP ALONG WITH SOME COMEDY TO MAKE MY DAY . A FRIEND TOLD ME TO FORGET THE FACT THAT IT STARTS WITH ETHER . BEGINNING WITH A FRESH LOOK AT THE PROBLEM I DISCOVERED NO SPARK , REPLACED THE CRANK SENSOR & PROBLEM SOLVED . WHY IT WOULD START WITH ... 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
Thanks for all the great help. I FINALLY got this thing figured out. It ended up being a bad PCM. I replaced the PCM and the issues were resolved. Thanks again!
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF1827W
Well, so far I have not been able to get back to this vehicle. I have been swamped with work and the owner is not in a huge hurry. Thanks for all the suggestions and as soon as I get the chance I will give some of them a shot. As for the EGR system, it is plug... Trouble codes: P1132 (Lack of HO2S - 11 Switch Sensor Indicates Rich), P1152 (Lack of HO2S Switch - 21 Sensor Indicates Rich).
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDNF21L6Y
Yes I fixed the problem. Ford did the recall for wires catching on fire and just repaired the burned harness. They Missed a very Intermittent problem. The black and red wire that senses o2 at the precat #1 bank 2 o2 sensor was picking up 1.7 volts at times. I... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 2).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L low power VIN: 1FTNX21SX3
I got a lot of replies to check exhaust so I dropped the exhaust a went for a drive. Still low power. I tested the deadhead fuel pressure and got 55psi. I felt that was a little low so I replaced the fuel pump which brought the pressure up to 80 psi. I was exp...
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L alternator VIN: 1FAHP38Z34
Thank you all for your help, a dealer alt fixed the car. we put a dealer alt on the car, and have had no problem since.
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53235
I replaced the IAC and customer is pleased.Must stick closed after setting all night.Sorry for the [...] wait as I waited for the customers input.
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N05
Customer took the car to the ford dealer for further testing. I will add more updates if I hear back from him. Thank you all for your time and replies. Trouble codes: P0411.
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Radiator Cooling Fan VIN: 1LNHM82W63
Nobody seems to know how to test the fan control signal so I took the old fan controller and pluged it into the car and commanded the fan to high and got a steady 12 volts to the fan wires. I then ordered another fan assembly and it also did not work. So I to...
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