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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF18201
I can't seem to find the correct flow chart for a p0720 with a 5sp. manual trans. Aldata MOD. call out for testing OSS sensor. This truck does not have that. It has 3 abs sensors that work and an transfercase sensor that also works. But no speedo. No VSS on th... Trouble codes: P0722, P0720
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L ABS Module VIN: 1FTNW20F21
This truck came in the shop after he went to back up the truck to his trailer. When doing so the brake pedal went to the floor. I diag this as a bad booster and also installed a new master. When we were bleeding it after awhile we noticed a puddle of fluid und...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTSW31F91
Hello, & thanks up front for any help! This truck has a no start issue that has us stumped. We are not a diesel shop, but see them occasionally. When scanner testing this one, it showed IPR pressure at 20 psi w cranking. IPW shows .6v w cranking. Disconnecting...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP58202
car shuts down on customer intermittently will not restart. sits and cools off 5 minutes and then restarts,drive anywhere then. happens very,very infrequently. had happen at shop long enough to see we had no spark or fuel injector pulse, before we could hook u...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L base eng oil pressure VIN: 1FTWW30PX5
Hi Guys-- I have a 2005 F-350 that was towed into my shop with a no start condition,6.0 Diesel. The problem Im having is when the engine is cold it starts and runs great, I drive it for about 10 mins and shut it off and it wont restart.Its showing a ICP code P...
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Hvac
Greetings All, I've researched this as far as I can go and I'm not finding what I need. So, I come to the automotive braintrust with an odd circumstance and request. I still have my own shop and I still do retail repair and service work as a sideline, but I'm...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L steering VIN: 5LMPU28AXX
Vehicle came in for a pull to the right. Found worn front end pars, replaced. After alignment still pulls right, not as bad, more of a heavy drift, steering wheel slightly off to the left. I personally aligned this vehicle 4 times, had another tech align it, e...
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2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNHN81WX5
Hi guy`s we have 2005 lincoln town car signature towed to our shop for trans problem we test the car no problem with the reverse when we put in drive the car doesn`t move at all doesn`t mater iether cold or hot sumtimes it moves but it takes so long wen it mov...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L No Start VIN: 2FTDA54U0W
First off, thanks to all those who replied. I have not yet had the opertunity to continue with this vehicle, and owner has decided to trade vehicle in. I will have another chance this weekend to look at the vehicle and I will share any information on a fix i...
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L High idle VIN: 1FAFP40421
SORRY GUYS, I THOUGHT I HAD CLOSED THIS REQUEST THE SAME DAY I OPENED IT. APPERENTLY I DID NOT. I TRIED IDLE RELEARN PROCEDURE, AND CHECKED ALL THE TIPS FROM ALL THE MEMBERS WHO RESPONDED. I WAS FORTUNATE TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE FORD TECNITIONS WEBSITE AND FOUND...
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L back fires starting VIN: 1FAHP6A024
After running the car for a over a ten days, I started have to crank it three to four times to get it to start. This is after running the car and letting sit for a hour. Pulled the injectors and fuel rail and found #1 injector would bleed down . Installed new ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305.
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMCU01482
We found the problem, but the customer declined repairs. Turned out to be exhaust backpressure in excess of 10 psi. Haven't seen the vehicle since.
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FYRX17264
If you can call it a fix as thru my diag. it has fixed itself, I felt it was a a heater crt. also, did find one of the o2 replaced with a unaversal (not my doing)wires were long and twisted up. correected that and has not blowen andy fuse since, been runing on...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Stall VIN: 1FTNW21S84
Out of desperation, I tried BG44 top-end cleaner system. This is a two-part system: one added to fuel tank and the other fed in through a vacuum hose. My customer has had no recurrences of the stalling, so I'm going to call this one fixed! Thanks to all ... Trouble codes: P0720, P0722.
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNLM92V6V
Well, as always, car has not returned. I don't want to call it fixed, for the coils started acting up after the fact, and I fail to find a connection between the two problems. If/when car returns, I will recheck my grounds, and am leaning towards a computer, b...
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2001 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L No Start VIN: 4M27V14T91
Thanks so much guys for all the input.after examining the dist. closely we found a bad gear that was throughing off the timming.New dist was the fixs. thanks John
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