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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25F9T
Thanks in advance for reading. This is a no start, will crank. Died going down road. First look, CEL blinks fast and goes out. Wait to start does light. Key on, no buzz test heard. Batteries are decent, crank RPM good, no tach. No comm. from Brick, but it does...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L cooling system VIN: J2FAFP71W4
Dear Fellow IATN Members, This car has me stumped. It came in for an overheating problem, the customer was vary vague,they couldn't tell me if it originally happened on the highway or in and around town. Every time it's been in the shop, with all of our test...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Temperature VIN: 1FAFP36321
I am all heated up over this one. Car is a regular here past 3 years, coolant system exteremly rusty, customer stated dash guage went into red on highway. First repair flushed system heater core included, new thermostat and housing, new coolant overflow bottle...
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14504
Hey guys I got a problem with this truck. It keeps blowing a fuse in the fuse block that controls cam timming,evap,o2 sensors, excedra. It is intermidiant but if I mash on the accelerator the truck will stumble and then it will blow my fuse saver when I just t... Trouble codes: P0010, P0020, P0443, P0446, P0104, P2106
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2006 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX14WX6
Hello all, I have checkec this out and it misses on # 3 cyl all the time. The coil & plug have been replaced. I know #3 is the cylinder that is likely to have the antifreeze leak from the hose, but there is no indication of this at all. It has voltage to the ... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 miss), P0316 (Miss on start up)
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P46
Thank in advance , this ambulance has ben back to deeler and had fuel rail leaks repaired under warrenty.90 days later died on road with someone in back , there ok.I know i`ts still under warenty but time is of essence. hope someone will read this and have a q...
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L Ac VIN: 2JAUD11275
Vehicle came in with bad ac compressor, put on used compressor and accum. No problems, 1 month later blows warm from driver side, rear and passenger side cold, replaced driver side temp actuator with one from ford, same, removed actuator and closed temp door m...
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1989 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14Y3J
mornin fellow techs.thanks for all of your help and dedication to this site.weve been beyond slammed here and i apologise for the delay in closing.as i mentioned before,all the ignition components had been replaced.some twice.with the exception of the hall swi...
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L courtesy lights VIN: 1FALP45T5R
Thanks for the replies! Well you all know what happens when we assume. I thought that because everything appeared to work properly before the module went to sleep that all the switches were working. OOPS! Found that the drivers side door handle switch was sho...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 4.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDHF37Y8R
THE FUEL PSI REGULATER WAS ALLOWING THE FUEL PASS RIGHT THROUGH AND VAC. LINE WAS OFF.
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP13P6W
thanks for all your help. the cure to this problem was a gps unit had been install on this car at some time before we got it and it was wired wrong. We removed the feed and the car now runs great. thanks again for your help
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L abs relay VIN: 2FMZA5148Y
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, IT ENDED UP BEING THE ABS CONTROL BOX, THANKS AGAIN. STEVE
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTSW31F91
Thanks to all how replied. I finally figured out the problem. After buying a high pressure oil pressure gauge (0-5000) I was able to check high pressure oil pressure found 0psi at both heads. Checked power and ground at IPR checked good. Then i tapped on IPR t...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTNW21L63
TRANSFER CASE MODULE LOCATE BEHIND THE GLOVE BOX . DID POWER AND GND GOING IN AND SWITCH IS MUX SWITCH AND RESISTANCE DID CHANGE WHEN TURN THE SWITCH TO DIFFRENT SETTINGS.WE REMOVE THE MODULE AND TOOK THE COVER OFF SURE ENOUGH THE DAMM THING HAD WATER IN IT A...
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L limp in mode VIN: 1FTSS34L73
We replaced spark plugs and all coils due to feelings periodically of misfires, even though no misfire codes were ever stored. We found 2 coils arcing through the insulation, and 2 other plug tubes filled with coolant. We had condemned the cylinder head temp s... Trouble codes: P1299.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Hard starting VIN: 1FDWE35P74
THANKS FOR THE REPLY. FOUND THE WIRING HARNESS RUBBING THROUGH GOING TO TO THE TRANS AT THE ENGINE COVER. I REMOVE THE COVER TO INSPECT THE WIRING SOON I REMOVE THE COVER IT WAS STARING AT ME 3 WIRES WERE BEAR NAKED. REPAIR THE WIRES AND ENGINE FIRED RIGHT UP ... Trouble codes: P0470 (Ebp ckt), P2614 (Ckp sensor ckt).
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP53275
I ended Putting The Original Coil Back On The Vehicle So She Could Drive It. I Belive The Pcm Is Defective But She Did Not Have The Money To Take A Shot In The Dark. I Bought Three Different Coils From Three Suppliers All Motorcraft Same Problem Car Back Fires... Trouble codes: P0352 (Primary Coil Circuit).
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L base eng oil pressure VIN: 1FTWW30PX5
Hi Guys,Thanks for all the info,being a one man shop sometimes makes it tough to diagnois new problems.The cure for this truck was the STC fitting leaking when the engine warmed up.Thanks again for all the help.
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP56U26
I went through the tranny completely. New bushings, clutch plates, steels and seals. Installed Transgo shift kit (as usual), installed a 26,000 GVW external cooler and a bottle of Lubegard. Started the engine and immediately got a check engine light. I know th...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1ZWFT6032X
Thanks to all who took time to reply. We thought we had the Mercury mystery solved but no. According to Identifix and other iatn posts the timing advance at idle should not be more than 22 degrees btdc. When checking the timing with a light it was at 46 btdc....
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Tranfer Case control Moduel VIN: 4M2DU86W03
The fixes are alwas somthing overlooked this is a all wheel drive truck. It has no elecrical controls all works from a clutch inside transfer case. Found bad clutch in case. Tanks
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