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1990 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Pre-ignition VIN: 1FTCR10T5L
Hello fellow techs, this truck seems to have an intermittent pre-ignition ping under a load.I got into the diagnostic game a little late and never really learned these old Ford systems.I think this is an ECC 4 system?koeo and koer test both passed with no code...
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1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Combination Valve VIN: 1FTCR15XXR
Customer dropped off truck and wanted us to replace brake lines from front to rear. Before starting job we checked over to verify it was needed. We found no brake pressure to rear. We see the customer replaced the wheel cylinders. The problem is the brake flui...
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1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L temp guage VIN: 2FMDA5146S
temp guage goins in to red but not overheating
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L electric window VIN: 1FMFU18L0V
Tis car came in with a new DVD player that had just been in stalled. The custome complaint is that The car would try to start on its own while it was running, and that the rear wiper quit working and the driver window wont roll down while in drive or reverse. ...
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FDXF46F7X
Thanks in advance. This truck came in with intermittant no power. scanned codes and p1280 icp p1247 turbo and po732 2nd gear codes present . Buzz test ok and i pulled filter and there is minor light brown dust (coating in tank) pump is making noise . It looks ...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L cruise VIN: 1FTRF18WXX
i hate to ask for help but this one has me stumpped.99 f-150 with a inop cruise.i have replaced pressure switch,tried a servo,switches,brake light switch,pcm.Have checked everything with alldata pin point test,brake lights are good.Need someone out there to ki...
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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Hi ford guys i have this funny truck at ny garage giving me fun, this truck came to the shop to shop with check engine light on, codes p0171 p0174 we smoke engine found couple of vacuum leaks (egr idle control valve vacuum hose) so we replace this parts, but, ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean condition), P0174 (Bank 2 lean condition)
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Air Bag Light VIN: 1FTSX20P97
We have a very strange problem. This vehicle came in at the last service visit with an air bag light on. No communication with the module. Ordered module and installed at this service visit, set configuration for the module and received code B1871-Passenger ai...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Warning chime, power windows VIN: 1LNLM82W2S
With key out of the ignition and the drivers door open the warning chime dings very fast. Close the door and the chime quits. The windows can be operated with out the key being on & when the key is in out of the ignition lock cylinder. The clock does not work....
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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15U1W
and the winner is rodney!!! thanx to everyone that gave advice, i tried alot of the solutions, such as giving it another fuel source but to no avail.what turned out to be the cause is the coil pack was the wrong one , although ford couldn,t tell me which one b...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L ABS Pump VIN: 1FMZU24E0X
First I want to say thanks to you all for your time. You guys are money. Although the front sensors checked out good as far as their resistance they turned out to be the problem. Road tested the vehicle and found that the rf sensor started picking up at 3mph ...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA51422
First off, thanks for everyones time and knowledge!! Well I believe the problem to be cam sensor and or snychronizer, or PCM. I unplugged cam sensor and it runs normal. All symptoms gone. Check engine light is on of course. Customer wants it like that. So I ca... Trouble codes: 340 (Cam position sensor a bank 1 ckt malfunction).
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Clutch Assy VIN: 1FAFP343X3
HI GUYS THE PROBLEM WAS THE AFTER MARKET PRESSURS PLATE. THE REVITS HEAD TOO LARGE AND HITTING THE FLYWHEEL AND THIS WAS CAUSING THE CLUTCH TO DISINGAGE AND SLIPS REPLACE WITH OME PARTS. THE REVITS HEADS ARE SMALLER
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L no power cold VIN: 1FDXE45P64
thanks to all for you're replys---as it turns out the problem waas a restricted exhaust cold---i repaired the restriction and now all is well. thanks again. Trouble codes: P2262.
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2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MEHM75W06
Thank you all you guys,take too long because PCM have to order,new PCM install and program it, remember PATS parameter have to reset too[ that mean keys have to program also] now car run very good road test no more misfire.What happen is PCM not sent signal gr...
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