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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L starter solonoid VIN: 2FTDF15N7H
I have been repairing vehicles for more than 35 years and never had this kind of problem.I have replaced everything!!!The solonoid still sticks and starter cranks and cranks.WHAT could I be overlooking???The ignition is NOT the problem.Unplug solonoid wire ,st...
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1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX15N6L
Thank for any help ahead of time. This truck came in the shop on a hook, it has been to multiple shops and hasn't been fixed yet. The pressure is on! Sometime the truck idles fine but when you crack the throttle it starts skipping bad on 2,6,3,7 which is from ...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L distributor VIN: 1FTHX26G1T
originaly in , ran but dist was comming apart under cap. replaced dist . ran ok ,within 2 months shear pin broke out of town . another shop replaced dist, within 1 month towed into our shop and shear pin broke again, installed a new pin and ok again ,i have ha...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP36342
Checked vehicle and found ltftrim 0 stftrim -3 to 5 no codes present except P1000 for both KOEO and KOER tests. Checked EGR system and found it is not the problem. even though while driving with 50% egr EVR was only reading 1.7 seems low. When I first looked a...
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Engine Performance VIN: 1FTRW08613
This Should be so very simple that I'm embarassed. This Rig rolls in, customer complaint, that it overheats within a few miles after cold start and goes into overtemp protection mode. I warm it back up and check Scan Data, SolusPro and IDS/VCM. The computer ...
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2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L speedo VIN: 2FM2A51493
this van has a strange problem the speedo does not work you drive it a short distance the speedo starts to work and the odometer goes to all dashes (---) the abs lights are on with codes for both front sensors. the cluters codes are u1039, p1502, p500, i know ...
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2003 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3FAKP1131Y
This car came from another shop. Customer stated it just started acting bad while driveing and died. It runs really rough at idle and will not rev up. Sounds like 4 crossed plug wires-really bad. Did rev up once while pulling into the shop-hit around 3000 and ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L 4x4 system VIN: 1FTNW21P94
I am working on a 04 f-250 xlt. The vehicle came in for 4x4 inop, f/hubs stuck in the lock position, and the selector will not come out of 4x4 low. I did a vacume test on the f/hubs, checked all fuses and relays. I scanned the trans. case, and found codes c172...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX2X21P
I've got this truck in on the hook. I don't have much history on this thing but if I get more I will update you. The truck cranks normally but will not start. There are no codes . I ran the injector buzz test and you can hear all 8 injectors and it passes. IPR...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21P77
Hi, I have the above vehicle in for the first time for service/checkover. It had two codes present. 1.P0683 Glow plug module to PCM communication ,this has been sorted & the MIL is now off. 2.P0460 Fuel level sensor "A" circuit. This is the one I can't find... Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel level sensor A circuit)
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Horns won't work VIN: 4M2ZU86K94
Thanks in advance to anyone willing to help. I have checked for voltage at drivers side horn 2 wire connector 1 blue wire has battery voltage all the time & the black wire has good continuity to ground. If I disconnect the horn relay in the under the hood fuse...
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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15N1N
THANKS GUY [...] FOR YOUR HELP I MUST HAVE HAD A CRACK INTHE CIRCUIT BOARD IN THE PCM I WOULD GO TO CHECK VOLTAGES FROM PCM TO INJECTOR CIRCUIT TRUCK WOULD RUN OK INJECTOR PULSE WOULD COME BACK BUT A LITTLE FAINT GLOW REV TRUCK UP FULL INJECTOR PULSE WIRING OK BUT ...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Auxillary A,C unit VIN: 1FDEE14H5S
After getting new expansiion valve installed and checking for plugged evaporator and rear lines, we found that there are two shut off vavles that allow freon to the rear auxillary unit. This is a simple system now that I know how it works. These valves come fr...
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X22
Sorry for taking so long. Customer suppose to take veh. to dealership to get it reprogrammed. still haven't heard any thing. But I think its lost memory just from the replies i recieved. thanks to all!
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire
Not closeing this book yet, only get to see this van about once very other week. The comments that a couple of you made about head gaskets or coolant leaks got me thinking. There was one time I started this van when it was cold, it appeared to be missing for ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0316 (Misfire first 1000 revs).
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L a/c high side press. excessive VIN: 2FAHP71V88
thanks for everybodys help .the fan was not coming on .i replaced the fan module ,turned on a/c ,fan came on & the press. dropped everythng workin just fine .once again thanks for everybodys help!!!
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