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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU22X5S
runs fine stop park shutoff wait a few min. will not restart cranks all day loss of spark fuel pump primes fine check engine lite works no codes changed relays only way to get it to start is to pull neg cable wait 1 min. and starts fine coil pack has 12v going...
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1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTJW35F7T
Okay Powerstroke techs need some help. I have replaced the cam sensor swapped the idm with a known good part. Checked and have the ground, 5 volts and 12 volts at sensor. Truck will start bucking and die and will usually restart with no porblems and gives the ... Trouble codes: P0344
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11NXT
Vehicle came in with intermitant no start. Found bad hall effect sensor and replaced distributor. veh. runs fine, but set a p0351 after running few minutes. Had been to several other repair shops before was brought to me, I was told fuel pump and ignition modu... Trouble codes: P0351 (No idm signal)
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15XOX
Hello fellow techs, I am stumped and would appreciate your assistence. We have here a 99 Ford Ranger 4wd pick up with a 4.0l v6 and automatic transmision. The truck has 192k miles and the second motor 100k miles. After installing a set of new casting cylinder ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U4Y
Hello everyone, I have a taurus that is giving me a hard time. At Idle it will surge from about 650 rpm to 900 rpm and every once and awhile it will stall. It seems to act up more so when the ac compressor is engaged (defrost). I had replace the maf sensor yes...
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2004 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMDU85K34
stall every 5-7 days runs great otherwise no codes no indicators at all all computers no codes -by the time customer drifts to side of road it resart immediatelt no extended crank or hesitation whatsoever, fuel,ignition all patterns look good -had remote start...
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L driver door lock VIN: 5512165415
hey fella's ok heres the scoop i am thinking about purchasing an 06 ford escape from a buddy of mine at a used car lot. vehicle is in great shape and if i can figure this prob out i can get a great deal lol.. Ok before i got there to see the truck they put 4 n...
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L coolant VIN: 1FDXW47RX8
Coolant level gets low. There are no obvious coolant leaks, however, there is some antifreeze stains on the hood above the resevoir. My biggest question, do these have any internal engine problems or EGR cooler issues like the 6.0's? I can pressurize the resev...
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1978 Lincoln Mark V 7.5L No Start VIN: 8Y89A83312
I have this lincoln in my shop and as long as you leave it inside you can pump the gas peddle twice and it will start. If you put it outside (30-40 deg f outside) you have to pump it about 30 times and it may start. A lot of times I have to use either to start...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM86SXY
Vehicle runs fine at idle. It runs fine--normal driving. Vehicle stalls and cuts out if you push the gas pedal all the way to floor very quickly between 20 mph and 50 mph. Accelerates fine from a stop and does fine on the highway. If I clear the codes, they do... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Positon Sensor Circuit), P1233 (Loss of Communication with FDPM and PCM)
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L no communication VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
I would like to thank all you fellow tchnicians in advance for your help. I have a 2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L [...] that entered the shop for a failed emissions (Illinois). The vehicle has been to several shops in an attempt to fix but no repairs have been done ... Trouble codes: B1676 (Wiper park sense circuit failure), B1446 (1 injector driver fault), U1041 (u1262-), U1262 (c3303-), C3303 (p0201-), P0201
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L heat VIN: 1MELM55U5T
No heat, is the by pass hose on the water pump a suction or pressure port??? I have no flow throught the heater hoses. I think either I have a air bubble or the water pump is not working. I would like to know the direction of the flow through the heater to the...
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2006 Mercury Milan 2.3L ign. switch VIN: 3MEFM07276
after replacing ignition switch and key lock cylinder, im still unable to remove key. if i unplug ignition switch, then key is able to be removed. if switch is plugged in, i cannot remove key. if anyone knows any shortcuts, please share them.
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1998 Ford Explorer Limited 5.0L Check Engine Light VIN: 1FMZU35P7W
FOUND MAIN HARNESS AT REAR OF ENGINE HAD BEEN RUBBING & CHAFED WIRE HARNESS.REPAIRED HARNESS & PROBLEM HAS BEEN ELIMINATED. THANKS FOR ALL THE ASSISTANCE
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L FRONT End VIN: 1FTZR15X3X
THE PROBLEM TURNED OUT TO BE THE BEARING IN THE VACUM HUB. IT DID SOUND LIKE A WHEEL BEARING HUM THA'S WHY WE CHANGED IT. BUT AFTER REALIZINE THE NOISE WHEN AWAY WHEN IN 4 WHEEL DRIVE WE LOOKED AT THE HUB AND SURE ENOUGH THE BEARING ON THE END WAS DIRTY AND D...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FTSW31P84
Thanks for all the replies. We finally just pulled the heads to see if we could see anything, nothing was obvious the heads has about 3k warp had them pressure checked everything was fine there. so we put it back together and the customer has been driving/tow...
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1FDXE45S96
Sorry, this one should have been fixed sooner, apparently i just didnt see the fault on the scope, but it must have been there. During further testing, i noticed when graphing the fuel level pid on the scan tool, shortly before the light came on and the gauge ...
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