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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FAFP53U0X
please help, the tcc seems to be staying partly applied and the service engine light never comes on even when codes are stored. the car after driving even a short distance will surge when coming to a stop and holding the brake. certainly feels like the tcc is ...
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No power VIN: 1FDXF46F21
Hi diesel techs--power stroke 7.3l turbo recurring p1247 & p1248-- with no power upon acceleratiion, customer states ocurreed suddenly. Fuel pressure 67 psi-good-. I'm not to familiar with diesels. I checked map sensor readings, to my knowledge i'm not suppost... Trouble codes: P1247 (Turbo boost pressure low/not detected), P1248 (Turbo boost pressure low/not detected)
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2003 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L Fuel smell VIN: 2FMDA58433
Heres the problem our shop courtesy shuttle is a 2003 ford windstar limited. For the last couple months we have had a real bad fuel smell problem while driving coming through the a/c vents doesnt matter what the a/c is set on. It starts to smell when it is hot...
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT82H75
Ok, this vehicle has a bit of history. It belongs to one of my students. The student tried to replace the spark plugs on this car and of course broke them all. He ended up removing the head to remove the broken porcelin pieces that were dropped in the cylinder... Trouble codes: P0345
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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L fuel guage VIN: 1F38U77385
hey guys,i got this sport-trac,and sometimes the fuel guage quits working,sometimes the tachometer jumps around,the odometer vanishes and then comes back,all of it comes and goes,and most of the time it works ok.i scanned it and got troubles codes u1041 and u1...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5351W
found a vaccum line elbow by the throttlebody that had a small hole in it. thanks for all the help.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Rack & Pinion
The problem was the installation of the check valve in the pressure port. I transfered it from the old rack, small hole up, but it must have changed position as I installed the rack. The retainer was gone so it just sat at the bottom of the bore, only gravity...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU73W82
Thanks to those who replied. most mentioned MAF one mentioned DPFE, Robert and Jeff came closest. when I scoped the O2 sensor for 1/1 I noticed it was a square wave signal at 1.5v and almost looked like a pulse width modulated signal. I cut the wire going to... Trouble codes: P0172, P0301, P0316, P1130, P1132.
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP60A73
WE REPLACED THE SPARK PLUGS AND VALVE COVER GASKETS. THE TPS CODES WERE FALSE CODES. ENGINE HAD A SMALL MISFIRE CAUSING THE ERRONEOUS CEL LIGHTS. CUSTOMER HAS BEEN GONE FOR WEEKS, AOK. THANK YOU IATN GODS. Trouble codes: P2110, P2107.
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No codes VIN: 1FTWW3P7SE
everbody was right, one of the pipes was just a hair off, actually the egr cooler to y ,, which is kinda weird because we smoked tested the whole system and did not see any leaking. we pulled the turbo twice checked all the clamps and did not see anything wrou...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L instruments cluster VIN: 1FTPD12345
Thanks all for your help, at this time my customer is in search of a used instruments cluster, until he finds one i will install and see if all your suggestions are good. Thanks again... E.V.
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1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM81W6X
Thanks for everyones help,some of you were right suggesting that the #8 coil pak was not firing. Plugged coil pak into connector with spark plug in it and started engine,No Spark! Checked harness to coil, had power but open circut to PCM After much time spent ...
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