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1985 Ford F F800 7.0L Misfire VIN: 1FDYG80K2F
This has been a on goin thing.this happens every now and then inbetween shifts and on decel.Ajusted timing ,carb and still will do it. exhaust is solid also.At idle you can bearly hear this old ford run!Any old timers, im all ears.I have been compinsating timi...
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30G7J
Hello Ford tech's, This one had a shorted ICM (ignition control module) on side of dist. So that got the engine running, set timing and it won't run with the timing spout connector installed. Without out the connector there is very little advance so low on pow...
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1989 Ford FALCON 3.9L Injectors VIN: JG25KP9615
Vehicle starts periodically .if you turn it off ,cranks over but will not start .has spark but no injector pulse .remove dizzy ,spin it pulse to injectors appears ,fit and vehicle starts .turn it off same scenario .checked supplies to computer ,ok .help will b...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Oil VIN: 1FDXF46F8Y
Hello all, and thanks for taking time to read and help. I have this Ford Cab&Chassis with a flatbed/boom body that is using lots of oil. We had it in 05/26/10, with 114771 miles, for running bad. At the time we replaced the #8 fuel injector with a Ford reman. ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Batteries VIN: 1FTSX31F01
Hello everyone. I hope I can get some direction and help on this one. The customer states that the batteries go dead if it sits for a day or 2. So I move on to check draw. After one hour, the drop is at 50 milliamps. I checked the GEM for water intrusion and f...
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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FTRW08L51
after noon techs Have a simple question, water is coming in from the evaporator like the drip tube is bloked. So I got behind the motor and tried to clear the drain tube but with the little room I had I didnt get nothing out. Is there any other way of getting...
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMFU16L42
Hello guys, have this expedition that another shop put on a compressor, drier, and hose assembly, orifice as well. Thinking we have a restriction somewhere. We have ice cold air in the front, but room air coming from back. We are not getting cold at the evapor...
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2003 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L alternator VIN: 1F7ZR15E23
First let me thank everyone in advance. I didn't want to send this message but i am pulling my hair out. This 03 Ranger came in on the hook, had lost power on the road. Found that the battery was dead, charged the battery and stated the vehicle was not chargin...
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU64K55
Truck came in with active code p0190 frp circuit fault. engine runs very rough at idle and very rich. I replaced the fuel pump and filter with motorcraft with no result. The o2 pegg rich. Now whats weird is if you clear the codes, the engine will smooth out an... Trouble codes: P0190
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P15
this truck does not want to start most times with glow plugs. usually will start with truck plugged in. its 85 degress out. once warmed the truck runs great. i believe i have 1 injector leaking a little but i noticed that the buzzing sound (you hear when the g...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
Temp. gauge is reaching 250 degrees on scanner and going all the way to hot on dash, it only does this on hot days, periodically. The temperature will go from 250 to 230 very quickly. this seems almost too quickly to actually be overheating. the TSB on the fan...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L power steering VIN: 1MELM50U9V
thanks to those who share any ideas. I have a 97 sable that has steering assist in park and neutral but not in any gear. when I put it in reverse or drive, the radio also goes out. has no codes. if i unplug the trans lever sensor the radio works but still no p...
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1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L cooling fan VIN: 1FAFP4041W
thx for all the replies. this was one of those where i knew just enough to get into trouble. in my mind, and in alot of the replies this should work as a two speed system. but after disecting it a little more... if it ain't broke don't fix it. the replies stat...
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2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L no power
coil pack,cheap azz kragen coil pack that customer had recently installed was breaking up BAD under load.finally drove the car with timing light hooked up and was losing flash.had to convince customer that new doesn't mean good...well this toad is down the roa...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L n/a VIN: 1FDAW57P63
Thanks to all the replies[ I removed trans and found that the dmf was damaged, replaced flywheel and clutch and all is well. Thanks again to all the replies!
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P16
Ok this truck is fixed thanks to everyone who replied. I removed the fuel tank to ensure the metal flakes were not coming from the tank. Everything looked fine. I then replaced the fuel pump which increased my fuel pressure. I had a local dealership do a power... Trouble codes: P0272, P0276.
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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy, Electric Drive Inop VIN: 1FMCU49H38
Well, it seems, during one of the repairs awhile back, one of the temperature sensors for part of the hybrid portion was never reconnected. At first, it was thought that the sensor was bad (we were told that it was showing -40 degrees). When they went to repla...
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L abs VIN: 8438430984
swaped tone rings out (the one on the new axle was .040 smaller)that fixed it.but my question was why did scanner loose communication when abs engaged
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM59S6Y
ONCE AGAIN THANKS TO ALL WHO VOLUNTEER THEIR VALUABLE INFO. WE REPLACED THE FRP (FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR) AND THE FUEL FILTER AND WE HAD THE CUSTOMER DRIVE THE CAR FOR APPROXIMATELY 400 MILES AND HE HAS NOT YET CALL US BACK . SO I HAVE TO SAY ALL WENT WELL WIT... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure range).
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