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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTHW26F3V
Truck came in with hard start and very poor run. Diagnosed 2 bad injectors. In course of diagnosing found IDM to have water intrusion so also sold customer rebuilt IDM. Valve cover gaskets replaced as well as harnesses on both sides, both under covers and outs...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5351W
we are the 5th repairer to look at this car found 02 and fuel trims dpopping to 0 fixed 02 reads fine but fuel trim all still at 0 system in open loop will not close ben this way for a while no history ac system also will not function
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP5523Y
Here is a good one people, 2000 Taurus 3.0 Flex will not start, cranks good, has good spark, has good fuel pressure, has injection pulse but will not fire. Disconnected egr valve and blocked off, pulled plugs & performed compression test, good. We're at a loss...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMPU18L8Y
We really need a CLEAR 100% Correct way of timing this 5.4 motor. We have read so many different procedures and we can not seem to get it back into time just yet. We originally followed service information exactly (RH at 11 and LH at 12). We had a sluggish con...
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2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA53453
2 Month's ago customer came in for misfire diagnosis. 1 Week before we got vehicle, customer brought vehicle to chain repair shop (Goodyear) For Rough running. Chain shop did Tuneup. We got vehicle with 2 cyl. misfire. Misfire was companion cyl's. We Replaced ... Trouble codes: P0352
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTPX14584
We are at a loss on this truck so far. We want some advice to make sure the time we spend on this is in the right direction. This truck came in with no power on accel. It feels really doggy even in town(IMHO). When you get out in the country and it shifts into... Trouble codes: P0171
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45P05
We have a 2005 Ford E450 Superduty with the 6.0 diesel with a crank no start. I know starting fluid is forbidden on diesels but originally it would start with a spray and drive fairly well (not completely sure how it really ran at first never personally test d... Trouble codes: P2291 (Long Crank ICP low), P0674 (Glow Plug Circuit Cylinder 4), P0678 (Glow Plug Circuit Cylinder 8)
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FAP71W26X
Had car in shop for engine stall at idle, cruise, accel, decel no set pattern. No performance codes changed t- body, fuel pump, and reprogram still no luck. Customer stated the problem started after a trans shop rebuilt the trans. Only cose was trans code p073...
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1976 Ford F-250 Ranger XLT 6.4L specs. VIN: F25MKC0247
Customer declined repairs. I believe it had a bad Expansion valve causing high side to go to 500 psi.
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Starting VIN: 1FALP62WXV
Thanks everyone for the suggestions. This was a very difficult fix. A few of you guys were right. It was a bad pcm. I checked all the grounds on the car, checked for corroded wiring around the battery, checked the car up and down for bad wiring, voltage dr...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L temp. VIN: 1FTNW21L4Y
thanks for all the help it ended up being the evap.vent temps are now in the mid to upper 40s.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTWW33PX4
I replaced the condenser on this truck. The temp difference was better at about 21 degrees. Thanks, everyone for your help.
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
OK IF YOU LET IT RUN IN DRIVE AT IDLE WITH A/C ON IT WILL DIE . WHILE ATTEMPTING TO REPROGRAM THE ES6510 FLASHER WANT ME TO DO A KOEO SELF TEST CAME UP WITH A CODE THAT MY MODIS WOULD NOT PULL UP . P0605 INTERNAL KAM MEMORY ERROR . ATTEMPTED TO REPROGGRAM AND ...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Glass VIN: 1LNHM87A43
Well. we got it fixed. Apparently the tech attached the glass to the regulator before making sure the motor was in the full down position. I've never run into this before. Thanks for all the replies.
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2007 Mercury Milan Premier 2.3L A/C inop VIN: 3MEHM08Z37
Thanks for the feed back. Went through system many times checking and trying differant ideas, but still did not find the problem. I generally try not to be just a parts changer, so I refered them to the dealer. Thanks for all the help.
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