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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L abs VIN: 1FTEX14N7P
this ford truck has been a real pain. 1st, came in with a wasted tranny. the driver (company truck) stated it was shifting all over the place but it seemed better if the o/d off was activated before the failure. we o/hed the trans and replaced the radiator. ...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX0727W
Getting butt kick by this thing. Has misfire on #5 while under load. Spark is good. i even tried a new coil, new wires, and new plugs just for good measure. I have removed the plenum and checked the egr ports. All were good. I swapped #4 and #5 injectors with ... Trouble codes: P0305
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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Rear axles VIN: 1FTCR10U4V
Loud clunk when applying emergency brake at any speed. Raised vehicle and found rear axle end play at .140 on both axles. Brakes, backing plates, etc - all acceptable. Removed diff cover and oil was black, no metal debris found. Axle thrust ends at cross shaft...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTYR10U21
After reman engine installed, vehicle has a poor idle and slight surge under acceleration. CMP has been triple checked, and CMP and Crank postion sensor have been scoped, with nothing out of the ordinary found. The injector PW is between 5.5 and 7.5ms at idle,...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Fluid level, operation VIN: 1FAFP53U41
The car will not move due to low fluid level. We tried to correct fluid level, and fluid blows back out of dipstick tube. This blow-back has occured three times. We did not find a cause of a major transmssion fluid loss upon first inspection. The transmissio...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP36312
The car came in with a complaint of vibration at idle. The vibration was confirmed and the engine mounts were inspected. There was also a TSB from the factory indicating that the symptom had been recognized by the factory and the rear mount under the transmiss...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, No Acceleration VIN: 1FTSX31P74
Truck will not accelerate most times,also no start every time after shutoff when condition occurs,will idle all day,has never stalled.All scanner readings ok (including app voltage) ok except engine load % reads 99.6%.Starts & accelerates normal if load % read... Trouble codes: P0299 (T/C Underboost), P2614, P2617
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2008 Ford F-750 7.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FRWF75T78
i have three trucks all the same. Maybe someone out there has come across this same problem. All 2008 ford f-750 sequential vins and the same cat c7 engines. All the are just out of warranty and have been at the dealer more than they have been on the road. The... Trouble codes: 3100, 57
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L 4wd VIN: 1FTZ18W4WN
WELL I GUESS I'M NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO REPAIR THIS 4WD MOTOR. SOMEONE OUT THERE HAS TO SELL THE PARTS OR A-1 WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO REBUILD THEM. IF SOMEONE SEE'S THIS POST IN THE FUTURE AND KNOWS WHERE TO GET THE PARTS PLEASE LET ME KNOW. THANKS TO ALL THE REP...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP13P0X
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL THE HELP AND REPLIES I THINK WE HAVE NARROWED THR PROBLEM DOWN TO A FLEXPLATE BUT CUSTOMER DOES NOT WANT TO GO ANY FARTHER WITH DAIG. OR REPAIR THANKS AGAIN
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP36P1Y
I DID NOT FIX THE PROBLEM, DID NOT GOT ENOUGH RESPONSE. ONE FELLOW DIRECT ME TO 12.9 VOLT. WE CHANGE THE ALTERNATOR AND VOLTAGE WAS GOOD. 14.3V. BUT STILL START STALLING. FIRST THING HAPPEN RPM GOES UP 4000. AND TRANSMISSION DOES NOT SHIFT NEXT GEAR. AFTER C...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L cam follower VIN: 1FTSW31S34
Thanks to everybody for your inputs. It turned out that the valve guide for #4 intake valve was broke so that what caused the sticking condition. We had to remove the head and get it machined. Thanks again IATN is a great tool.
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L transmission VIN: 1FAFP53255
Well well i think is fixed.I removed the computer & found some moisture in the connector.None inside the computer.I dryed the moisture started it & drove it for about 30 mins.No problems.Customer drove it for another 40 miles & no problems. Thank you everybod...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDXF46P46
Thanks for the replies, we figured it out over the weekend, the first reply hit the nail on the head with the copper washers on the bottom of the injectors. I have never replaced these in the past and for some reason they decided that they had to be replaced ...
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