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1993 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMDU32X2P
Hi Group; This explorer is making me crazy with an idle problem. It sounds to me like it is backfiring into the intake very randomly. I have shorted out each plug wire in an attempt to narrow it down to a single cylinder but no luck. I disconnected the "spout"... Trouble codes: 556 (fuel pump primary circuit malfuntion)
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1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L shifting VIN: 1FTJW36FXT
scan vehicle found code po500 tested wheel speed sensor found good signal. pulled dash checked signal in and out signal good. went to pcm found no signal clean bulkhead connector signal now back.trans shifted good for about 3 days, customer comes back because ...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L l/F caliper VIN: 1FAFP4441Y
Vehicle came in needing 4 wheel brake job. Brake pads and rotors relaced both front and rear. During road test front calipers were dragging. Replaced calipers and flex lines and pressure bled front calipers. Customer declined brake fluid flush. Road tested veh...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FTRX17W1Y
Stumbles on acceleration, easing the throttle up it will act normal. Fuel filter was clogged and pump pressure was low, 26 psi at idle. Replaced filter and pump, pressure now 30 psi at idle, goes to 40 when the regulator vacuum is removed. No hard codes but pe... Trouble codes: 300 (Random misfire)
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTWX33F91
Powerstroke Guru please respond. INTERMITANT! Thought at first I was chasing a hot soak issue, but then it would stall during the first 3 minutes cold. Can drive for over 20 miles, no problem, then stalls when driving. also stalls at idle. Have monitored ICP, ... Trouble codes: P1316 (Idm codes present), P1282 (Icp excessive), P0340 (Cmp ckt failure)
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT85H25
Hello to all. I am trying to get my head wrapped around this problem. It cam in with p0340 and we swapped left and right camshaft sensors. Code comes back after 2-3 key cycles. Tried unhooking alternator just to make sure no interference. Scoped sensors and lo... Trouble codes: P0340
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Alternator VIN: 1FDWE35S56
We have a fleet of conversion vans that have many aftermarket add on's such as a/c,wheel chair lift's,light's,radio's,electric bus door's,etc.etc..the problem that we are having is it is burning up aternator's,have checked for shorts, bad grounds,etc.etc.and e...
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2008 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L brakes VIN: 2FPAF45D54
i have this fusion it starts locking left front caliper partialy after a 30-[...] trip. and if i pull over and sit for 1-2 minutes it comes back to normal for next 20-30 minutes.i have changed coses calipers(new from the dealer) and there is no change.than...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM82W22
Had intermittent misfirs, replaced all coils, now cyl 6 returns replaced cyl 6 with oe coil this time, and oe plug oe plug boot, o.e. Injector replaced on cyl 6 and has injector signal, has pulse at coil, is missing on 6 and check engine light still on. Compre... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Door Locks, Interior Lights, alarm VIN: 1LNHM82W73
Hi all, Got this Lincoln Town car in the shop a couple weeks ago and we replaced the drivers side seat motor. The next morning the customers calls and states that the alarm and headlamps were going off all night. He brings the car in 3 days later and he state...
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1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Surge VIN: 1MELM66L2W
Customer came back 2 days later with complaints that the car has a high idle. We checked the car with the customer here, unplugged the IAC and the problem went right away. replaced Iac (ford part) and problem persisted. Symptoms only occur in drive, not in par... Trouble codes: P1519 (Imrc stuck closed), P1504 (Iac circuit fault), P1506 (Iac over speed error), P0153 (Ho2s21 circuit slow response), P0401, P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire detected)
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.5L Only Moves In 1 Or 2 Colume Postion And No Od VIN: 1FDKE03G1N
AFTER REWIEWING THE RESOPNES I GOT I DECIDED IT WAS NOT PROBABLY THE ECP SOLENOID ALSO FLUID WAS BURNED TALKED WITH VEHICLE OWNER AND WE DESIDED TO INSTALL A JASPER REMAN UNIT AND NEW OIL COOLER THANKS TO ALL FOR THE GREAT ADVICE AND APPRECIATE EVERYONES TIME...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1454431551
just rotated tires and that fixed it. never put wrangler tires on a escape or liberty.
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTYR10D55
THANKS FOR THE HELP, ERNESTO, JERRY & HAROLD WERE RIGHT ON THE MONEY. THEY SAID THE FRONT OR O/D SPRAG WAS BAD. WHEN I PULLED IT APART IT WOULD SLIP AT TIMES AND THEN CATCH. WHAT THROUGH ME WAS THAT YOU WOULD COME TO A STOP AND THEN IT WOULDN'T MOVE BUT IF YOU...
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP53U66
hey guys thanks for everything i found the problem with this vehicle,it had a crank sensor loosing its signal at times,test drove with scan tool and watched crank signal drop out when vehicle would stall,replaced crank sensor and test drove vehicle about thirt...
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1990 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Misfire VIN: 2MECM74F6L
Well,I thank you all for your replies.Car drove me nuts.Routed all the wires perfectly,used wire loom to insulate all the wires.Ford dealer says I got the wrong plug application from the parts store[which i will not name,,ha ha],installed another set of plugs... Trouble codes: 34 (egr voltage greater than expected at idle).
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