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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 Taurus LX 3.0L Power Door Lock VIN: 1FAFP52291
Power door lock switch works fine to unlock doors. Sometimes unlock action fails. I can hear relay clicking in fusebox, and if I wiggle GEM harness connectors it will work for a few days. Then it randomly fails as before. I have checked all connectors for pull...
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1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L a/c VIN: IFACP41E4L
okay thanks for all the input.what I did to this car was install a electric fan in front of condenser.it was an air flow problem,the plastic fan wasn't moving enough air w/the a/c on.this was verified by taking the shop fan first one of those big air movers an...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Driveline VIN: 1FBSS31L7W
WELL, I MESSED UP AND LET THE CUSTOMER DRIVE THE VAN BEFORE I GOT TO REPLACE THE TAILSHAFT BUSHING. HE SAID THE VAN DRIVES BETTER NOW THAN IT EVER HAS SINCE HES OWNED IT, BY JUST REPLACING THE TIRES. I SURE DO APPRECIATE ALL THE RESPONSES FROM ALL YOU GUYS. LO...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L l/F caliper VIN: 1FAFP4441Y
Thanks for all the replies. After rechecking everything over again including measuring the caliper bracket for damage or misalignment. I replaced the caliper with a re-manufactured one from the Ford Dealership, bled the brakes and road tested the vehicle. Fina...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Instrument cluster VIN: 1FMEU1751L
Sorry for last post. Forgot to include that the only codes that returned after clearing were U1073 SCP data fault for engine coolant, P1289 Cylinder head temperture sensor high input and P1117 Engine coolant temperture sensor intermittent. Also the wires were ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Starter VIN: 1FMCU04181
Thanks to all that replied, after all obvious items were checked. and speaking w/ the trans shop that performed the R&R. They had repaired some wiring. I noticed a buzzing, electrical type coming from trans area, stethscope on the nuetral safety switch. unplug...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
OK the end result was the cam follower was laying loose under the valve cover,one keeper was off the valve, the lifter was broken at the top and the cam lobe was wasted on the rear intake valve of # 2 Cylinder. Customer wanted to take his chances with replacem... Trouble codes: P0302, P0316.
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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L dome VIN: 2MEFM74W1X
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED. THE REPLIES WERE ALL ON THE RIGHT TRACK. WE STATED WITH THE DRIVERS DOOR SWITCH BUT THAT PROVED OK. WE TRIED LUBING ALL DOOR SWITCHES THAT DIDN'T SOLVE THE PROBLEM. WE GOT A USED INTERIOR LIGHT MODULE. AGAIN THAT DIDNT FIX THE PRO...
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