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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDEE14L0V
Hey guys, lots of posts on this code and issue, went through all of them and check engine light is still coming on. I replaced the DPFE with a factory one from Ford. Removed EGR valve and cleaned throughly. Cleaned elbow passage going into the intake, inspecte... Trouble codes: P0401
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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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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L #8 glow plug VIN: 1FTSW31F8Y
morning everyone I have a f-250 with a 7.3 had a # 8 glow plug code no problem pull the valve cover and check it with a test light failed pull the glow plug out and the heating element stays in the bore grab it with a small pair of vice grips and pry aginst i...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
Hey all I need some help with this one. Customer stated that he got up yesterday morning, went to get in van and noticed the left front only headlamp burning dimmly. He got in van and it was dead. Instead of jumping, he had a new battery in the garage and he r...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU04171
The car was in another shop where they replaced the plugs and injector and then they found no compression on #5 which was misfiring and was the reason for the repair. The was then brought to me for the valve job, and when i removed the head i could see the exh...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L battery VIN: 2FPZA54412
Hi group this windstar has a drain that after two days of sitting it drains the battery dead. I put a teat light in series to the negitive side of the battery and the light goes dim to bright about every second if I pull fuse 16 in the under dash fuse box the ...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L monitors VIN: 3FTNF20L93
Afternoon all, A little stumped here. Truck will not run o2 monitor, comp and heater. All other monitors complete. Vehicle has been driven over 1000 miles since first looked at. Test status reads ready on IDS. Drive cycle driven by my self twice and others sev...
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07603
cel light on,when idling,truck is loading up likes its to rich,but i,m getting lean codes,all o2,s indicating lean and reading .05v,heater o2 1000ma,heater o2s indicating on,ect- 191,cyl head temp- 392,loop status- open,maf- 6.2,maf volts-.92,fuel pulse width ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Heated seats VIN: 1FAHP60AX4
Hello and thinks in advance. I have this 04 t-bird driverside heated seat does not work, I swaped modules from driver side to pass. side pass. side still works fine.went through test from mitchell but came up inconclusive, omhs tested heater elememt everything...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L No power VIN: 1FDWF36515
Engine was replace in the ford dealer two month ago. No power going up hill. Rpm can not go up more then 3000 rpm when it park and race the idle. Trouble codes: P0060 (O2 sensor heater resistance bank 2 sensor 2), P0420 (Bank 1 cat. Efficiency low limmt.), P061B, P0742 (Torque converter clutch system stuck on), P0743 (Tcc system elecerical fault)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P25
Have no clue, came in on the tow truck with a no start. checked and yes no start. checked fuel presure at the fuel filter and have about 55 psi. When you pull the fuel filter out and pull fuel pump fuse you get no compression bubble coming from the injectors. ...
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2006 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L hvac VIN: 1FTZR15E06
hi guys., thanks for taking the time to read this post, this ranger does not have any control over the temp inside the tr. it does not have auto heat control , seperate controls for temp, fan , and modes . the problem is that no matter which direction i turn t...
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L downshift VIN: 1FTSW21P27
Truck came in with 5 second delay in reverse and drive after which it would slam in gear. Removed trans to check for snap ring coming out of reverse drum. Found all snap rings and pistons ok, replaced molded pistons. The truck also had epc and tcc codes replac...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L airspring inflation VIN: 1LNHM81W61
airsprings are down. Compressor works when jumping relay, but only after banging on it. Air bags won't inflate. Is there a way to inflate them manually so I can get this car on the lift???(drive on ramp type lift). Alldata does not have good info and this is m...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L floor VIN: 1LNHM82W33
Passenger rear floor gets wet. Customer says that he notices it when he uses the a/c for prolonged periods. We did spray the door seals with water and no noticeable water accumulates. Before I rip out the interior, I was wondering if there are any common issue...
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1994 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Air Supension VIN: 2FALP74W6R
THANKS FOR ALL THE QUICK RESPONSES.ALL THE INFO STATED THAT THIS WAS A PRETTY SIMPLE SOLUTION.THANKS FOR ALL THE PART NUMBERS AND WEBSITES.THE JOB IS PRICED OUT AND THE CUSTOMER IN GOING TO SAVE A LITTLE MONEY AND COME BACK IN TWO MONTHS,SO I'M CLOSING THIS WI...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Gauges, battery light VIN: 1FAFP53233
Because of the possibility of this being a computer problem, we sent the customer to the dealer. When the customer made the appointment, the service seems to know all about this failure. Computer replacement and flashing fixed the problem. There is no TSB r...
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2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L suspension VIN: 1FMZK02116
After taking some measurements i believe the frame is off about 3/8 to a half 1/2 inch Customer is going to bring to a frame shop to have repaired Thanks to everyone and there ideas!!
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1LNHM97V7X
Thanks gentlemen that was great advice, i will try the oil filter thing from ford, however the filter is mounted up side down on the V block so i'm not sure how it could drain back. I did try a wix with no luck but will go with the ford next week. Thanks fello...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Reverse Engagement, 3-4 Shift VIN: 1LNHM86S63
Well the fix for this one was indeed a bad pcm. After exhausting every other avenue we could come up with, we located a remanufactured pcm for a reasonable price, installed and programmed it, and the tranny works smooth as butter now. I suspect the prolonged v...
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