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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L3W
Thanks in advance.this come to me running very poor misfire,stall etc.there are no codes at all.fuel trims short and long are way high,long term at 40.6 short at 32.5 maf readings would flux 2.5 gms then would go to 7.6 at idle.checked and found connector lose...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F7X
I thought that maybe it was like the newer ones and had a secondary filter, it does not. verified no power to frame mounted pump and inertia switch. Checked fuel pump relay and found there is no listing for the six relays under the hood, in either the owners m...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L driveline VIN: 1FMDU34E8X
This vehicle has a popping noise unknown driveline area. If you are under acceleration it will POP. At times it sounds like the rear and at times the front. Sounds very similar to a broke flex plate, but it isnt. Acts like engages 4wd but doesn't seem to be. W...
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTRF17Z5X
This vehicle came in after autozone told him he needed a mass airflow sensor for a P0171 lean code he had. He said he replaced the mass airflow sensor and relized it made no real difference and brought it to me. There is no codes pending or present at this tim... Trouble codes: P0171, P1137, P1157, P1131, P1151
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 7.3L pto / idle up VIN: 1FDXF46F41
Vehicle was brought in for oil change and parking brake cables. Vehicle left everything was working. Customer brought the vehicle back stating the pto and the idle up are not working and that they were working before we changed the oil. We did disconnect both ...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L head VIN: 1FTWW32P94
We would like to know if y'all ever use old head back on. We would like to put just new head gasket on. In the pass we have allway put new heads on. Just like some more info if we can REuse the old head, after we have them ck out to be sure they are good. Than...
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2007 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L spark plugs VIN: JF1SF6359W
OK Fellas. I know there are numerous hits for 5.4 Triton 3 valve spark plugs on IATN. hERES THE KICKER. wHAT TOOL HAVE GUYS EXPERIENCED TO WORK BEST? mY sNAP oN dealer stocks a Lisle [...] PLUG REMOVER. Has anyone had good luck with this tool on this applic...
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2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Odour VIN: 1FTRX14W87
Customer states that there is an odour of gasoline coming from the dash vents at idle, smell disappears as soon as truck is moving. Checked under hood, no fuel leaks at fuel rail, injectors or lines. Looked in IATN files, nothing found, no TSB's, no lights on ...
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2006 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L 4wd drive VIN: 4M2YU57196
Came in with a service 4wd light flashing 10 times and DTC p1825 4wd clutch relay open circuit. I checked the fuses #35 and #10 good voltage at both pulled fuses looking for burn marks anything, all looked good. Pulled consol and, 4wd module. I checked voltage...
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1993 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L fail visual inspect VIN: 1FTCR14U0P
the customer never came back. i am closing it because the customer didn't want to bring vechicle back so the boss could take a look at it. i had 7 out of 8 people tell me that i was wrong. i still think there is a loop in this system.
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU22X5S
crank signal good/changed relays good check engine lite works lost scan tool data after trying to restart replaced ecm good
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72X8Y
Verified that each oxygen sensor heater was getting proper voltage, but found no ground control from PCM. Advised customer that PCM would need replacing, said he would get it taken care of at a later date. Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 Heater B1S1), P0141 (O2 Heater B1S2), P0155 (O2 Heater B2S1).
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S81
HEY GUYS. THANKS FOR THE QUICK REPLYS. REPLACED IGNITION COIL AND NOW RUNS GOOD. NOT SHURE WHY MY SPARK TESTER LOOKED FINE. DID TRY RUNNING COMPRESSION AND VACUUM TESTS. BOTH WERE GOOD. THANK YOU IM HAPPY THIS HEADACHE IS GONE. NOW ON TO THE NEXT. Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 missfire).
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Circulation VIN: 1FTSW31F31
Well this is an odd one. After all the parts and fighting. Put head gaskets in truck new water pump 4 thermostats new rad hoses. Ended up being #7 injector sleeve cracked. The odd part was no diesel in coolant at all went to pull sleeve out it came out easy l...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNS24292
Hello Everyone after this engine warms up it idles fine.It only idles fast on cold start up for about 3 to 5 seconds this may be normal customer is going to go ahead and drive it if it gets worse he is going to bring it back.
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP404X2
FIRST OFF THANK YOU TO ALL WHO RESPONDED, HAD A FEW REAL GOOD RESPONSES! I MUST ADMIT THAT I WAS GETTING TO MY WITTS END WITH THIS ONE BEING THAT IT WAS OVER THE HOIDAY WEEKEND AND THEY NEEDED THE CAR THIS MORNING(MONDAY) SO THEIR DAUGHTRER COULD GO BACK TO TE...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMRU15W13
after running a relative compression test and subsquent tear down we found a broken tensioner on the driver's side causing the chain to be off one tooth. Low compression on 4 cyls is enough to create negative fuel trims. Trouble codes: P2196 (Bank 1 sensor 1), P0171 (Bank 1).
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