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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L springs VIN: 1FALP52U0V
while trans apart for svc the accumulator springs got mixed up. i have alldata and atsg svc info but no id for the springs. anybody know the proper locations or a source for that info? thanks
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L trans VIN: 1FAFP5SU36
i have this taurus with leaking fluid from dipstick tube when exelorate.i did check the breather tube but it was clean. please help me with this problem i have never seen this befoure.thank you guys
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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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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU73E52
Runs rough at idle, worse as it warms up,melted upstream catylitic converter on driver's side. Had misfire codes for cylinders 4, 5, and 6(drivers side). Replaced both upstream converters and now have inconsistent readings on the oxygen sensors,setting codes f...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU63K64
The vehicle has a droan noise / vibration most noteable at higher speeds (65-70 mph) we have gone through extensive "guesses" going with some previous posts and recommendations from ford with no luck. As noted before we replaced the r/r axle and the driveshaft...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L wiring VIN: 1FTSS34P36
we have checked the speed sensor and checked to see if the abs module reads mph on the rear speed sensor it does but the ecm has no mph reading i cant find any wiring diagram on this section in alldata i dont no which wires to test any help would be appreciate... Trouble codes: P0500
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: 3FAFP07Z46
Customer States when vehicle is cold, Dash lights ie: batt,srs,abs,cel come on and go out intermittently. The gauges also go limp.I verified the concern while cold. The problem seems to go away when warmed up. Wiggling the key doesn't seem to effect the proble...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 11JNHM81W9
WELL I Have a code p0325 knock sensor circuit 1 malfunction. when i look behind the alternator in to the valley i dont see a knock sensor neither do i see the connector in the back by the coils. Im just currious if this model deosnt come with a knock sensor or... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor bank 1)
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1988 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FT3R11A4J
A big THANKS! to all who replied to this post. The fix was simply a bad O2 sensor and this was verified by unplugging it when the motor was acting up and after the computer went back into open-loop operation, it began to run good. It was then plugged back in a...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W7R
As of right now, we replaced the intake gaskets. The bank we weren't having problems with was very bad. The side with problem looked very good. A-1 Cardone doesn't rebuild PCMs for this car anymore (we got the last one before). We are pretty sure it is the re... Trouble codes: P0172.
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTRF17Z5X
I finally found a vacuum leak at the rear of intake. Replacing the gaskets fixed it! Thanks to all for your help this vacuum leak was a very difficult one to find Thanks a million Trouble codes: P0171, P1137, P1157, P1131, P1151.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 1FTNX21FXX
mornin techs,sorry for the late post.most of yuo posted info that i posted already having tested or replaced.one of you hit it.the ground at the front of the motor slightly loose and lightly corroded.fixed that,retested the glowplugs again and replaced two tha...
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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTZX1721X
well this truck has been gone for 3 days now and is running good,hears what i found,a lots of you said that the egr ports would be stoped up,well when i removed the intake i found that to be nasty but not stoped up.i cleaned them any way,i read on iatn that so... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303.
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
Thanks, for the suggestions, All of this had been done. and recheck with a sec. set of eyes. When the work was done By another tech. the pcm, was up data then. I feel it maybe a pcm. The custmuer has not broght his car back. It takes some time for the the lig... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 lean).
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L noise VIN: 1FMZU73K95
Once again Thank you to Marek, Andrew, Robert, James, Cliff, John, and Harld for your advice. The Issue ended up being too much carbon in the engine. I used water to decarb the engine. With the engine Hot, I raised the RPM and sucked in some water through a...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L high pitch vac noise VIN: 1FTRX12W35
thanks for the responses. currently, the truck has not returned, the weather is getting cold again and will update next time we get to see it. several responses from cold climate areas said the alterntor rear brg. this make the most sense to me. I will remov...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P25
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT REPLIED. IT WAS THE FICM, AFTER REPLACING WE FOUND THAT INJECTOR #3 WAS DEAD AND TESTED AGAIN, IT WAS SHORTED ON THE OPEN SIDE OF THE SOLENOID. AFTER REPLACING THE ENGINE RAN FINE. THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL YOUR HELP.
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2009 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.5L tire pressure montor VIN: 1FMCU59389
The TPMS has functioned perfectly for at least a month now. I learned something on this one. The only way to get the TPMS to calibrate is to activate the sensors with the driver door OPEN!! First perform the key/brake cycle until the horn beeps with all doors ...
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W6V
Thanks to all who replied. I apologize for the delayed closing of this request. The customer has not returned or let us know how the vehicle is performing since repairs were made. However, we did let the vehicle have a few cold soaks, bringing the coolant temp...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L 3-4 shift none VIN: 2MEHM75W24
We pulled pan Sat night is was full of fbar dropped valve body the 2-3 servo piston was jammed it looked like it was binding for a while thus smoking direct clutches! Good call guys thank you for all replies most were dead on I should have mentioned we had sc...
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