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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDKF37F25
GOOD EVENING FORD 7.3L TECS. This truck was dropped off several days ago, complaint was, runs great 5 -100 miles. Stop for cup of coffee and truck will not restart, til it cools down for several hours. Cranks fine, lots of battery power, has rpm signal when cr... Trouble codes: P0476 (p0478-), P0478
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Washers VIN: 1FMRU17L7W
Hope someone has run into this one. Truck came in with front windshield washers inoperative. Rear wiper and washer worked normal. Washer motor would not run when the wash button was pushed. Checked pump motor and found that it will run both was by reversing ...
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1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L readiness monitors VIN: 1FAFP47V5W
Hi - This Mustang will not run its readiness monitors. When running a readiness monitor cycle with Ford's IDS software it flagged the fuel level as to low - sure enough the Fuel Level Indicater shows 0. The gas gauge works correctly. It appears that circuit 29... Trouble codes: P1000
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L heating VIN: 1FALP23F10
Heat seems to increase as RPM's increase, acts like Tstat but radiator hoses not getting as warm as heater hoses. This veh does have front and rear heater. Has anyone had problem with clogged cores? I was thinking it might be water pump but not sure of that, a...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L instrument panel lights VIN: 2FMZA5148X
Hello:I have this vehicle that came in on hook with the battery diconected.I conected the battery and vehicle would not start and the instrument panel lights are on even with the key off.Found fuse #9 and #16 blown replaced fuses and vehicle started.Customer s...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.2L Anti Theft VIN: 1FTZX1721Y
The truck was towed in for no start, found no fuel pressure and noticed anti theft light on dash flashing as well as just dashes across the digital odometer read out. Found blown fuse under dash and replaced and was able to drive vehicle in to the shop. After ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L drive-train VIN: 1FMZU73E72
Hello all and thanks in advance, I have this 2002 ford explorer with auto 4wd, that had been driving fine until the other day when we received a snow storm and the owner had pushed the 4x4 high button before going down a heavily snow covered road, after gettin...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX20F42
Not being a diesel guru i took this on for a good customer. Truck misses at idle and will set a p0308 and p0284 cylinder contrubution #8 code. I have done the valve cover and wirineg harness on these before so i pulled the valvecover on the drivers side and fo... Trouble codes: P0284, P0308
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L drivetrain VIN: 1FMYU93103
Thanks for all the help. It turned out to be a right half shaft from cardon that we had already replaced. The after market parts are getting worse and worse. The other day i had a fuel pump that i replaced from spectra. The first pump did not work at all then ...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L High Idle Only 5th And Reverse Code Po962 VIN: 1FDFAF57P8
alex from goergia was very discriptive and helpful with very good information. It was the violet/yellow wire 4 inches into the loom on trans side. the wire was corroded with green death half way through.thankyou to everyone we were all on the right track. i di...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L calibration VIN: 2FAFP74W65
The fix was a Hypertech Max Energy power programer part # 42006. It was very straight forward and quick 10 min. or less. We purchased from United Speed World in Pensacola Fl. (very impressed with their customer service- Thanks Stan) Adjustable Features 1...
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2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FMZK02185
Thanks for all the great replies, sorry it was actually a Freestyle not a Freestar, we found a bulliten for a long crank hard start so I reflashed the pcm and cleaned the throttle body. What a differance. Trouble codes: P0316 (missfire occured in the 1st 1000 rpm).
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1998 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Blend Door VIN: 1LNFM81W7E
hello everyone all of you were right.i went ahead replaced the evap. case.boy it was a job.but it feels good knowing its done right.everything works great.i replaced both motors to.
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Heater temp VIN: 1MEFM58U4X
After flushing the cooling system & replacing the Thermostat; I still had no heat. I back flushed the heater core(numerous times). At the end, the heater core had to come out. It was just to clogged to flush it clean. After I removed & Installed the heater cor...
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