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1992 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L High Control Pressure VIN: 1FTCR10UXN
We are plum out of ideas the pressure is to high an we can not get it down any help would be greatly apprecited. Putting vacum to the modulator affects pressure like it should it is just to high. 18 inhg vaccum applyed 120 to 150. No vaccum abbove 300 psi. For...
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1994 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Air Supension VIN: 2FALP74W6R
Hello everyone, i have a good customer with a 94 crown victoria with rear air bags instaed of rear coil springs.he asked if we could just install new coil springs instead of the more expensive air springs. Has anybody ever done that and are any modifications...
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDLF47FXS
Well I try to avoid Diesels But in this case Iam In The truck was Diag as a bad IDM from another guy So My Friend brought me the truck and I replaced the IDM still no start So I Dug In After reading Lots of Post here is what I have found and done I found No In...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT HD 5.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDJE30H2S
See story above.
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1997 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L no reverse, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTFE2426V
Hello, I have a van towed in with no reverse after being driven into paint booth. Test drive showed 1-2 shift good. 2-3 shift momentarly then drops back to 2nd. The van has 3 cercuit codes for trans in memory and koeo. First note is steering column is messed u...
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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L slow start VIN: 1FALP4446V
The car takes 40 seconds to a minute to start first thing in the morning or when ever it sits for several hours. Once it is started it starts and runs fine. I checked the fuel preasure and it is good 35 psi running or 22-30 not running. And it seems too be hol...
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1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Lean idle VIN: 1FALP47V5V
car came in with p0171 and p0174. found some degraded evap vacuum hoses from the can to the solenoid to the engine. replaced those-not much help. tested fuel system pressure and found it low. replaced fuel pump and pressure is now in spec. however, the lean ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean fuel trim), P0174 (Lean fuel trim)
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Surge VIN: 1FTRE1425W
98 ford e150 idles fine but when pushing the accelerator it boggs down and starts to backfire.
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L Vibration VIN: 2FMZA524XX
Hello everyone looking for some input on this windstar. What I want to know is the original flexplate had a large weight welded to it. The replacement form the junkyard did not have this weight. We have tried to get a new one from dealer but they say are on in...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.2L glass VIN: 1FTZX0725Y
got two fords w/ same problem.r/h side power window drags at half to two thirds up/down.once it gets past that point it gets smooth up or down.pickup n explorer.pass side only
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5349Y
During testing I found codes for lean bank 1 & 2, low egr flow and misfire Cyl.#2. I was watching LTFT and STFT while holding idle speed at 2100rpm and several times engine speed changed then loop staus would go to OLDRV then OLFLT while trims where at 8-10% o... Trouble codes: P0302
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stay's running VIN: 1FTNW21F52
Having trouble with this f250 will not turn off even when the key is turned off, the truck still runs. Thought it may be the fuse panel I did a bump test and it would turn off like it was supposed to do. Replaced fuse panel from ford but it still runs. When yo... Trouble codes: C1155, 1, P0603 (PCM keepalive power)
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L temp blend door mtr VIN: 1FMZU73E25
Need help from all you Ford techs, I have to install new temp blend door motor, manual A/C , single zone. Is there any way to sneak this motor in w/o having to remove instrument panel? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Jerry
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTSS34SX6
Van had battery disconnected and had battery brain drain installed to protect from battery going dead.Know van has poor idle and poor acceleration.Idles low and sometimes dies out.scan data shows accelerator positon sensor working okay.The one thing i see is m... Trouble codes: P0505
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2010 Ford F-350 6.7L Tpms VIN: UNKOWN0000
Got a odd ball question for you ford techs out there. My question is: is there a way to reprogram the preset tire pressure specifications for the tpm system? i have lifted this late model ford and installed 38x15.50x20 and in order for the truck to ride and dr...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L Crankshaft thrust bearing VIN: 1FALP4040T
It appears that the torque converter swelling was the issue. In talking with the customer it is possible the son who regularly drove this vehicle was rodding it, and this may be why the torque converter swelled up. We replaced the torque converter, radiator, a...
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L heater core VIN: 2FAFP74W0X
Installed new core and ground straps, installed gold coolant and advised customer to bring back in 6 months to recheck for voltage in coolant. Thanks to all, David
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW30F6Y
I had to waith until the brand new CAM sensor arrived to my country, we dont have Ford Dealer around. I just finished with this Truck. The Cam sensor was the problem...Thanks a lot guys...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP36311
sorry this took so long to close,i forgot about it.it did have a bad fuel pump controll module
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP53253
Thanks again for all your help. customer came back today with the car, so we replaced the hub and wheel bearing.bearing did not seem to be bad , but hub was bent,so i drove the car we had a little vibration in pedal so we pulled the back wheel and drums and fo...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P34
Yes the velicle is fixed and runs great and thank you so much to all of you great guys out there that took your precious time to help me in a moment of great need and I really appreciate it a lot. I did not understand at first the the FICM volts ...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP25145
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. I DID NOT REALY FIND A FIX FOR THIS BUT THE MORE CAR IS DRIVEN THE BETTER IT KEEPS GETTING SO I AM GOING TO ASUME!!! THE BUILD UP FROM THE INDUCTION SERVICE IS BURNING OFF, I WILL UPDSATE FURHTER INFO AS IT IS RETRIEVED.
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU03185
THANK YOU GUYS I HAD SOME TIME THIS MORNING AND I PUT A SET OF COIL AND A SET OF PLUGS IN AND THE TRUCK STARTS UP . AND RUNS GOOD THE ONLY LIGHT IS ON THE OD LIGHT IS FLASHING . I GOT TO LOOK AT THAT . I WANT TO KNOW WHY THE TRUCK DID NOT HAD SPARK W...
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S85
The customer picked up the bus and took it back to the place that installed the O2 sensors. They have not been able to fix it yet. I do not know what they have done to try to fix. I have good power and ground to PCM and all 3 componets that set a code. I still... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155 (HO2S21 heater circuit fault), P0443 (EVAP system purge control valve fault).
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