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2001 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L not turning over starer VIN: 1FTYR14V11
hello all great tech out there ! thanks in advance . i'm pulling my hair out coz of this truck , this truck came in on the hook , problem is starter in not turning over, starting is not getting power from the starter relay , relay ground side is controlled by ...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU73W04
Hey guys, got a strange bumping in what i believe to be the transmission. When vehicle is decelerated from 100kms or 60 mph it bumps at approx. 1 second intervals. Can be felt through the body of the vehicle,and persists until about 60 kms and then "releases"....
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 2FMZ2A5167
vehicle started sputerring while driving, then shut off. starts right up everytime,runs for a few(3-5)seconds and shuts off. has codes for lean conditions.one code is for a FT sensor not sure what that is. thx for any help.seems like security system but alarm ...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1FTPW12546
Need some assistance on this Ford, First off I would like to say thank you in advance for any help in this problem child. This truck came in with low power on accelation and bucking while driving. There is a what seem to be a valve train tick on the passenger ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301, P0300
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2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: IFAHP24187
Vehicle has harsh engagements in drive and reverse only with A/C on, otherwise engagements are ok. When this problem occurs you get a slight rev up in rpms right before engagments. Otherwise vehicle runs great with no codes in system. We looked at data and cod...
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 1FTXW42R98
To clarify the work history a bit. Customer has this 'BLINKING' check engine light issue when vehicle warms-up. Customer brings vehicle in to shop for a diagnostic and the codes retrieved on first diagnostic are the following: 1- P242D - Exhaust Gas Temperatu... Trouble codes: P242D, P242E, P2123 (Throttle position sensor / switch D circuit high), P2127 (Throttle position sensor / switch E circuit low)
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1989 Ford Ranger XLT 2.9L Smog test failure VIN: 1FTCR14T2K
We found the leak. On top of the fuel tank. Resealed fuel pump and filler neck. Thank you to all who replied.
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP5523Y
Well I feel like a dork! Most all of you are right, BAD FUEL. Duh I can't believe we overlooked checking the fuel for contamination. Thanks again for making me think of the simple things first.
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2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L power steering VIN: 1LNHM82WX3
It would be nice if the repair manuals told you how these things worked--The dealer's tech had it backwards in that he said with the solenoid un-plugged that you'd get full assist-actually if you apply 12 volts to solenoid you get full assist. I couldn't n loc...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Charging VIN: 1MEFM55S82
Well with the updated information you guys were all over this one. Salvage yard confirmed engine with harness came from 2001. We don't deal in engine swaps so I never realized the engine came with harness. [ I should have as I've seen enough other salvage yar...
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