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1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L no shift VIN: 1FTJW35F6S
Have a 1995 F-350 powerstroke with an E4OD. The truck wont automaticaly up shift but will down shift, you can manualy up shift to 3rd gear, and to go in to OD you need to shift to neutral and back to OD. We have replaced PCM, had it to our trans shop that rebu...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Wipers VIN: 2FTDX18W4V
Got a truck in today and the complaint was the wipers would not work. So I hot wired the wiper motor and the motor worked fine. Then I went to the fuses and all were good. Went to the three relays, and when I put voltage to them they all so worked. But the rel...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FMYU04151
Vehicle brought to our Service Dept. with concerns of "engine Noise" that "Sounds like a Diesel" When running, warm or cold, the sound never changes, it does sound like a Diesel !! Most of the noise seems to coming from the right bank (closest to firewall) Eng...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU63KX3
Vehicle came in with a no start condition. Pulled Bank 1 valve cover off and found timing cassette broke. did compression test and found bank 1 had no compression. Bank 2 was fine. I replaced all timing cassetes and chains. I used the special ford tool kit to ... Trouble codes: P2196 (O2S stuck rich)
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S85
This E450 is giving me fits. It is public transportation bus on an RV cutaway chassis. I have codes for both front O2 heater circuits (P0135, P0155) and EVAP purge control fault (P0443). Everything is testing good, Both front O2 heaters Ohm at 5.0 Ohms, purge ... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155 (HO2S21 heater circuit fault), P0443 (EVAP system purge control valve fault)
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XLT 5.4L steering VIN: 1FBNE31L25
Thank everyone in advance. We have this 05 E350 that has a funny "tight" feeling as you drive. The van darts around the road as you drive. You just cannot relax when you drive. We inspected the front suspension and steering. The lower ball joints had some play...
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2008 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU73E98
Customer called with complant that is vechile wouldn't go over forty miles an hour. The check engine light is on and theres a picture of a wrench litt up on the dash. When the customer brought the car to me,the litt up wrench went out and and vechiles would go... Trouble codes: 135 (Heater circuit fault), 405 (Egr a sensor circuit low), 443 (Evap purge control circuit), 2107 (Tac module processor), 2110 (Tac forced limited rpm)
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2008 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW14V08
The customer is still having a concern with ses light on, rough run intermittantly. If anyone has had any similar cases like this one we would greatly appreciate any input on this. Thank you for your time..Please see related repair history.
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1LNHM86S23
All Info On Scan Data Seem Within Value if the vehicle is in drive position and demand power at that time it is ok,If vehicle is place in the park or nuteral position comand for acceleration it will give you a slow rise and the limiter will come on at appox 30... Trouble codes: N0NE
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1999 Ford class a moto 6.8L speedo VIN: 3FCNF53S4X
key on voltage supply at fuse panel under dash for abs did check good, but wiring crimp problem behind fuse panel. found during desperation///.
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Engine VIN: 1FTRW07671
I finally saw the truck smoked.blue smoke,most were right about steam seals or guides problems.I am going to tear down the cylinder heads and send them toa machine shop for valve jobs.thanks everyone.if i found more problems to them i will repost.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U72
The cam sensor was the problem, thanks to all who replied! Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K34
Hi gang! We found a locksmith to make 2 new keys and program the PATS system, then it would crank but not run, I did tell the customer ahead of time ther emight be more than one problem becasue of the length of time he ignored this, double checked for spark, i... Trouble codes: P0190, P0172, P00, 175 (System too rich banks 12), P0191, P0301, P00, 316 (Misfire dectected in first 1000 revolutions), P00, 401 (Insufficient EGR flow).
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU67K24
It is indeed possible to set the cam timing on a 4.0 liter SOHC motor without the OEM type tool set. Found TDC marks on harmonic ballancer, indexed cams with a piece of square stock ( a lot like the ZTech motor cam system ). Found bank 1 cam was retarded about... Trouble codes: P2196 (B1S1 Rich not switching).
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2002 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM82W22
REPLIES INCLUDED: VACUUM LEAKS, FUEL TRIMS WERE O.K. AND SMOKE TEST REVEALED NOTHING, 2 PEOPLE SAID BAD PCM, AND OTHERS ASKED FOR MISFIRE COUNTS, CYL 6 HAD OVER 6,000 MISFIRES ALL THE OTHERS WERE O, 1 STATED EGR, BUT THAT WOULD NOT AFFECT CYL 6 DIRECTLY AND 2 ... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire).
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