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1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X2R
Guys, this vehicle literally limped into shop. check engine light on, pops back constantly under acceleration, it had 2 air flow codes and a lean code. Under acceleration injector pulse width goes to the max and oxygen sensors go very lean. We replaced the ai... Trouble codes: P0157 (Mass air flow low voltage), P0159 (Mass air flow signal), P0172 (System lean bank 1)
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1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.5L Vss VIN: 2FTHF36G1S
We have this F350 that stalls will coasting to a stopped. it appears to be VSS elated. Speedometer has some flutter to. While test with rear wheels off ground, engine idling if you spin rear engine stalls. If VSS is unplugged from diff, problem goes away. Cust...
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1997 Ford F-250 5.4L trailer turn and stop VIN: 1FTFX28L7V
this truck all lights work but trailer lights running trailer lights work but stop and turn
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX0721X
After replacing cam sensor & syncronizer, truck runs fine and chirping noise is gone. Now, after driving 30 to 200 miles the check engine light comes on and stays on with code P1309 (Misfire moniter fault). I have cleared code numerous times & cleared Keep Ali... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire Moniter Fault), P1000 (System checks incomplete)
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33P1Y
Hey guys, i have a tought one hear, not to mention this car is the biggest mistake ford ever made. I have a p0171 that i cannot crack. I have smoked it and even threw a MAF sensor at it and a rear 02 sensor and still no dice. also when you are driving and you ... Trouble codes: P0171
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Engine VIN: 1FTRF07202
Hi All We have this F-150 manual trans that has a vibration at idle through high RPM. It feels like an auto trans torque converter out of balance. Vibration remains with accessory belt off. There are no misfires, no codes, fuel trims are good, runs great excep...
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX18W52
I have an 02 f150 towed inno start no guages are working in dash i have no fuel pressure or injector pulse customer said he had it at dealer and they replaced pcm he drove it away next day no start towed back to dealer yhey said it was not a pcm issue i can co... Trouble codes: P0443 (p1451-), P1451 (p1747-), P1747 (p0750-), P0750
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2006 Ford Ranger FX4 4.0L Shift Interlock VIN: 1FTZR45E16
We drove the vehicle multiple times over 3 days and could not get the problem to re-occur. The same fuse popped the same afternoon for the customer. She brought it back and we replaced the fuse and agian drove this extensively and no problem.(you can't fix wha...
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2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTPW14V17
Hello fellow Tech's. We are working on a 2007 Ford F150 5.4 flex fuel with a inop fuel guage. We scanned for codes and got code P0461, fuel level sensor range performance. Our shops scan tool can not do bi-directional commands for cluster. We checked sender, 6...
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1979 Ford Pinto 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 9T12Z11605
A big thanks to everyone thay replied to this. I am sure this post will help someone in the future. Well after peacing all the replies together I was able to decode this vacuum schematic. and after a few trips to the boneyards, and a roll of vacuum tubing I wa...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FALP52U95
thanks for all that responded about checking grounds. i think i still had a problem with the original constant control relay. after running engine to operating temp and doing KOER test,the only code i came up with was code 10,snap throttle.the engine ran perfe...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.5L fuel return VIN: 1FTJW36G3V
Sorry for not closing sooner. Ford has retro fit check valves that go inline to cure problem, thanks to Paul from Texas for the part numbers
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L turn signals & hazards VIN: 1FAFP4446Y
This car is fixed thanks to Kent [...]'s excellent information. The fusable link controlling flasher power was the culprit. Funny this detail is left out of the diagram. Thanks for the replies.
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2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L rear a/c VIN: 1FDXE45F52
Thanks for all the help guys. A little info definatly goes a long way. Pretty simple really, i took a power probe ect2000 and traced the circuit back from the rear a/c thermostat up to the power box above the drivers seat. Found the relay that it hooked to...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Radio-Windows-Chime VIN: 1FAFP55U13
First, thanks to all who replied. I finally found the problem on this car. I was finally able to catch the problem while monitoring voltages on the interior lighting circuits into the central junction box. I had a 6.5v feedback on the vanity mirror light circu...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14574
THANKS to all but the owner cant make up his mind to spend more on this engine or the truck and said he wants to just trade it off , after i gave him a figure ! I thank you and hope to return help. MIKE Trouble codes: P0022.
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2005 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMZU75W35
Well we found the problem. The catalytic converter on the right bank was clogged. Normally restricted exhaust would have been one of the first things we checked, however sense the customer stated this problem started immediately following them running the ve... Trouble codes: P0358 (Ignition coil H pri/sec circuit fault), P0308 (cyl 8 mis), P0316 (Engine Misfire on Startup).
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P15
WELL THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR THE INFO AND HELP. TURNED OUT TO BE FICM. ALSO FOUND MY CRANKING RPM LOW AND INSTALLED 2 NEW BATTERIES. AS STATED BY SOME OF YOU THESE ARE VERY PICKY MOTORS. ONE THING WRONG AND YOU HAVE PROBLEM. SPECIAL THANKS TO THOSE WHO GAVE S...
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