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1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L brake pedal VIN: 2FMZA5141W
Hello fellow techs, I have a '98 Windstar with a brake pedal fade problem. I have replaced the master cylinder 3 times and the problem still occurs. I have bled the system multiple times, the rear brakes are setup correctly and there are no leaks in the system...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP56U32
This Taurus is beating me up. Returnless fuel system, looks like the fuel pump driver module in the trunk powers the pump on demand. We have replaced the module and fuel pump assy. with new parts. Checked all related wireing. Problem is sometimes the car will ...
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L clutch pedal VIN: 1FAFP40413
Vehicle came in with a customer complaint of a vibration in the clutch pedal,clutch pedal would get stiff after vehicle had been driven for awhile and grinds going into 5th. Test drove vehicle noticed a slight vibration in the pedal, clutch pedal resistance se...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P93
This truck will not start. crank but no start. at times it starts but then it will die. Has an ICP reading of 350psi. disconnected the icp sensor and that did nothing for it. I removed the valve covers to look for oil leaks out of the plugs but everything l... Trouble codes: P2291, P2290, P0404
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTWW33PX4
Is the fan clutch supposed to kick up with the a/c on? I didn't get a sufficient temp drop across the condenser so I began looking into the electronic fan clutch. Identifix says to briefly ground the dark blue wire and see if the fan kicks up. I tried that but...
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2008 Ford Fusion S 2.3L Engine VIN: 3FAHP08Z68
Hello all, This Fusion makes a nasty rattling/scraping noise when running. The customer states that the car was being driven when a bang occured from under the hood. The engine has been noisy ever since. It seemed like it should be obvious that something brok...
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1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blend door actuator VIN: 1LNCM81W5M
Morning all replaced heater box because of a broken panel/floor door and now blend door actuator keeps banging aginst the cold stop was hoping that it just needs a reset procedure? dont know, does anyone. thanks
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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMDU35P9T
THANK YOU EYERYONE FOR THE RESPONSE'S IATN MEMBERS ARE THE BEST.PULLED THE TIMING COVER AND FOUND THAT THE AREA BEHIND THE WATER PUMP IMPELLER WAS CORRODED AWAY BADLY I HAVE NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE.UPON FURTHER INSPECTION FOUND 2 PIN SIZE HOLES IN THAT AREA WH...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP44494
AFTER ALL THE TIME I SPENT ON THIS CAR IT TURNS OUT THAT THE EXHAUST VALVE SPRING HAD BROKE, THE DEALER STOCKS THE UPGRADED SPRING AND SEAL THAT COST LESS THAN $20, INSTALLED IT AND SHE PURR'S LIKE A KITTEN!!! THANK YOU FOR THE GREAT ADVISE EVERYONE!!!
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F9E
# 8 injector not correctly seated replaced o rings again and installed sleeve for saftey all runs fine now
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNF205X5
Sorry it took so long to close this post. we have a contract with comcast, i was helping a friend out. i just work on german vehicles(thank god) but anyway to make a long story short and grey hair shorter. i noticed that bank 2 was retarding the ignition. afte... Trouble codes: 174 (testing and results).
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L front end VIN: 1FTSE34L56
after my plead for help the one thing that kept coming to mind was the tires. I had past problems when replacing just 2 tires with the same situation and after rotating the tires(to the front) it was fine, so I never looked any further. When I rotated the tire...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L power steering VIN: 1MELM50U9V
the mlp sensor on the trans was back-feeding pwr and causing all kinds of caos inside the car.. Thanks to all who replied, Matt
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L coolant temp sensor VIN: 2MEFM74W3W
this is another example of the quality genysis scanner sending me on a wild goose chase. turns out there was no problem with the ect sensor, the voltages are apparently correct. we pulled the ipc and started checking the circuit board - found 2 resistors tha...
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