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1992 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.5L hazard flasher VIN: 1FTHX26G1N
checked vihicle out found hazard lights inop. turn signals work good exept when flasher button ispushed on then turn does not work. when pushing hazard switch off turn sig work good. hazard lights never work. tested hazard sw. test good, tested circuit #385 at...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Hesitation, backfire VIN: 1FALP52U3V
Backfire through intake upon quick acceleration intermittently, very intermittenly while coasting and tapping throttle or holding it in "just the right spot". Have tried disconnecting maf, cam sensor, and it still happens intermittently. Fuel pressure is 30-40...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L 1-2,2-3 shift VIN: 1FTNW21S7Y
This is my personal vehicle. I bought this with this condition. When you drive the truck it shifts fine into all gears,no harsh shift or slipping. The od light flashes constantly but still shifts into overdrive. The scanner says 1-2 shift error and 2-3 shift e...
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP74W31
Men-need solid direction to get this Ford fixed-after normal maintanence vehicle ran smooth.Customer took vehicle to store came out,started engine-it started-backfired (her words) and stalled.Now cranks healthily but no start.Will start with spary of carb clea... Trouble codes: P0232 (KOEO Fuel Secondary Circuit High)
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 2SB34HU5A3
ok guys this is all i know about this pos it is from a used car dealer they brought it to us and it will not start (no spark)now here is the story they are going to sell this thing at an acution but it is leaking water in to the clyinders so they had it runnin...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73E12
Customer tried to repair this vehicle. we had to repair fuel pump wiring, replaced pump/filter due to very low pressure. We have tried or checked alnost everyting . The engine will barely run with VERY low vacuum. I am thinking broken valve springs or somethin...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P13
Hi and thanks in advance you guys are great. Customer was driving this truck and lost power and died. Towed in and restarted and ran approx 5 minutes then died and would not restart. Scanned and found multiple codes, cleared codes and 2290 & 2291 returned insp... Trouble codes: 266 (Cyl 2 contribution), 341 (Cam Sensor), 678 (8 Glow plug), 2290 (ICP Low), 2291 (ICP Low cranking)
2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L anti-theft VIN: 1FTZR45E14
Ok sorry to post a hard one first but we dont normaly need too much help.(so if you have a clue on this one your going to impress this group of techs) I have a 04 Ford Ranger with a intermittent "no start". When this happens the antitheft light flashes (accord...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L cant fill gas tank VIN: 1ZVHT82H65
cant fill fuel tank, tried different gas stations with no luck. find lots of references to this problem online but no fixes. found tsbs but no info on them ie: what to do to repair concern, tsb 06313 and 0548, checked hoses no problem found, forums have differ...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Reverse Engagement, 3-4 Shift VIN: 1LNHM86S63
Please read the repair history on this one. Everywhere i've looked on the internet, it seems that nobody has found a cure for these issues beyond what we have tried. We are at wits-end with this car and before we no-charge it and send it down the road, i thoug...
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)
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM6532Y
Gentlemen, I cannot for the life of me find the procedure for replacement of the variable valve timing solenoid in my On Demand program. The solenoid is located on the front top of the engine beteween the cams. I searched the net and called several friends to ... Trouble codes: P1380

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1967 Ford Mustang 4.7L Starting VIN: 7801C18440
First of of all i want to thank everyone for all the responses.so i replaced the battery cable from the solonoid to the starter .[all the other cables are new] I even ohm checked all the cables to be sure .they all checked out ok. same problem.so im thinking t...
1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXS
This one is a classic example of tunnel vision. I raised the vehicle on the hoist and examined wiring harnesses which might cause a problem with the engine flexing in the mounts under load. Sure enough the engine control module harness had come off its brack...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU18WXW
thanks for all the replies and help,sorry it took a while to get car back.after further testing of the o2 htr circuits found we needed to replace the computer Trouble codes: P0135, P0155.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Went through testing again. Got my own guage, found that IPR sensor voltage was in proper range and pressure was present. During cranking would quickly build to as much as 1750 psi. No codes, will start if fuel sprayed in intake, dies as soon as fuel is gone. ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P53
Hi thanks for all the help I received. The problem was what most said the high pressure pump runs good now and while I was there already I replaced the regulator.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L 2/ 5th gear VIN: 1LNHN86S6Y
thanks to all that replied, you all thought band or bore in case band wasnt broken,case bore worn badly,customer declined pulling trans and having rebushing job done at this time.will just use for local work driver untill probably tax refund time.next time i s...
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