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1966 Ford Galaxie 500 XL 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 6G66X22917
Where's my performace guys? 66 Galaxie 500 xl, engine is a 390 from I believe a 67 Galaxie or Fairlane. Our issue is timing and performance. We connect the vacuum advance by, manifold vacuum is connected to port 2 on the thermal control valve, port is connecte...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FA1P5849S
hello we have an interesting one here, vehicle has a no start condition that is intermitant, it happens when the engine is cold or hot make's no difference, once it starts it will run just fine and some times restart all day long. when the engine is in a no s...
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMEU1760V
this vehicle came in on the hook for a no start condition. when got it started and ran poorly and died and would not restart no mil lamp and no communication with pcm. i then got out the breakout box and checked al the powers and grounds which checked ok, also...
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1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX18WNA
thanks in advance. truck in for poor acceleration, pinging under light load, MIL. Initially had P0171 and P0174, lean codes. MAF reading scewed so replace MAF and air filter. Pinging gone and power back to normal. cust returned w/MIL. Found only P0171, lean ba... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1)
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C8X
Hi guys i have this ranger giving me some grief. Came in with MIL on and code P0172-Fuel system too rich bank 1. has Long term fuel trim at -25% and short term fuel trim at -14%. Recently had a tune up( plugs, wires, air filter, intake service). Fuel pressure ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel system too rich bank 1)
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP36P3Y
Hi all, this Ford is giving it to me. The ignition coil on this vehicle goes bad almost every three months. Plugs and wires have been replaced, and still problem continues. Vehicle will missfire intermittently, and and stall occasionally. Has anyone ever had a... Trouble codes: P0351 (Primary Ignition Fault)
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Hard starting VIN: 1FDWE35P74
Hi guy, i got this e350 with 6.0 dsl. Customer complains that it hard to start and it has been doing for while and only way he can start it with spraying starting fluid and that's how he has been starting. I crank this thing for 30 sec no start tried multi tim... Trouble codes: P0470 (Ebp ckt), P2614 (Ckp sensor ckt)
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRF12W15
This vehicle came in for a reconditioning for retail sale. upon inspection, idle felt strange but no check angine light was on and monitors were set. Performed other repairs on vehhicle and sent it out, week later comes back with a check engine light on. P0506... Trouble codes: P0506
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P95
The vehicle sets a P012F and the wrench light comes on and loses power after about 20 minutes of driving. The coolant temp is 190f oil temp is 280f. my thought is a bad oil cooler. What all should I replace and how exactly does the ECM monitor this system. I a... Trouble codes: P012F
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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L eng cooling fan VIN: 1FMEU63E87
[...] no power to fan clutch yellow wire green tracer
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15Y7S
Unfortunetly we assume to often new parts are good!!! after all the great responses I finally traced problem to a broken wire in the new distributor harness..put in another new distributor and the truck starts and runs good...Thank you for all the great respon...
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1996 Ford F53 XL 7.5L Headlights And Turn Signals VIN: 3FCMF53G3T
Well finally fixed this thing. I found wires melted together causing an intermitent short between headlamp and turn signal wires. The harness was routed behind the battery tie solinoid that was fused closed and overheating. Thanks to all.
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Engine VIN: 1FTRF07202
Thanks to all for the excellent suggestions. Some responses focused on the motor mounts, difficult to visually confirm on these Ford flat mounts. Jacking up the motor while running showed no changes. Also tried loosening and reseating the exhaust, no luck on ...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L privacy glass VIN: 1LNLM81W3S
First I wanted to thank everyone for their time and input, this turned out to be a motor failure, although because of the mounting system on this partition unit I did have to remove the partion from the limo, I looked at both sides and found removing the front...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L temperature VIN: 1LNHM86S13
install a commplete new commpressor, receiver drier, had installed expantion valve. ac system working great now, thank you guys.
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