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1995 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F2S
Morning all, towed in no start no icp pressure replaced icp switch now have 40 psi needs about 500 psi to start. thought there was a screen on the ipr valve, nope must have been thinking of a 6 liter now my question? is there any way to check the ipr valve off...
1997 Ford F-250 5.8L Late Shifts / Speedo inoperative VIN: 1FTHX26H2V
This truck came to us with late harsh shifts with code 452. Also speedometer and odometer not working at all. Odometer doesn't even display. We found the speed sensor out of range and replaced with new OEM with no success. Went through tests outlined for the ...
1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14AXT
I really need help on this one. This is my own truck so been fighting this problem off and on for a long time. Started miss firing no. 1 cyl only in morning after driven about 1 mile to stop sign. Problem may not occur again for a week or 2. As you can see i h... Trouble codes: P0301
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP4047X
hello ford techs I normally don't work on american cars but am just trying to help a friend.After numerous intermittant no starts it finally won't start at all.First thing we checked was fuel press...0 psi. sprayed carb cleaner in plenum briefly, car tried to ...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33S8Y
Has anyone ever replaced an engine from a 2000 F350 with a 2003 F350.What is needeed to start run engine properly. I'm thinking PCM or 2000 engine harness may be required.Please don't guess at this only reply if you have been there thanks.
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L starter VIN: 1FMRU15WX1
truck came into shop on hook, charged battery while connecting battery truck started to crank over with key in hand. traced srarter signal wire back to fuse box\power distribution center. Disconnected ignition switch, power still exsisted at fuse 21 in power c...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Heater VIN: 1FTWW33P93
Alright Guys, I have this 6.Oh No, stock, no mods and has very poor heat. The engine does get to operating temperature. The inlet hose to the heater core gets hot and has pressure behind when I removed it, the return hose is cold. I have taken the heater hoses...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L coolant VIN: 1FTSW31P54
6.0 blowing coolant out reserver, thanks in advance for reading my whole story and replies before making suggestions. this 6.0 puppy has had repeat cooling system failures like radiator, degas bottle, hoses, after we performed complete head job with studs and ...
2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L tire light VIN: 2FAHP71V29
Good morning and thanks for looking. We changed out the right front tpms sensor and can't get the light to go out. Tried the handheld tool, it recognizes a sensor in each wheel, but light won't go out. Also have a 2872 code stored in Driver door module which c...

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTDR15XXV
Timothy from Wisconsin nailed this one. After rechecking everything "again", then pulling out and checking all the injectors (good), I went with my first diagnosis and replaced the ECM. Problem solved. Emmisions are now close to zero. Thanks again to all wh... Trouble codes: P1132 (Rich run bank 1), P1152 (Rich run bank 2).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTNX21S8X
We ended up just putting an encoder motor in it fixing the problem. I never did find a good test to diagnose the problem though.
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L oip pressure and no start VIN: 1FTSF31F7Y
thank you techs.cust.didnot want to put any money into this vehical.I wasted alot of time for nothing.charged him for installing high pressure hose and two hours diag.time for over a days worth of testing.He complained about the price but i had to get somethi...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMPU16L11
Thanks for the help everyone, all the responses were very helpful. We got this transmission repaired and back to the customer. The sprag was indeed installed incorrectly. Funny thing is that I never removed the sprag elements from the outer race, they came ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3FTNW21F42
iATN members, please accept my sincere apology. One of my technicians posted this help requests unbeknownst to me while I was out of the office. I didn't know it until I found several "help" emails on my work computer. I would never have approved a posting w...
2005 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP37NX5
thanks for the help,this car does not have dpfe sensor it uses egr system module (esm).we put a new egr valve in it and all is good.Tim from wisconsin was right on.We plugged in a new egr valve without bolting it up to see if the code would set right away no c... Trouble codes: P0403 (Egr malfunction).
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Odour VIN: 1FTRX14W87
Well, Scott from California was bang on. We got the truck back in, for a different problem, while it was here we pulled the ignition coils off, and the third spark plug back on the right bank was loose enough to thread out with fingers. Pulled all plugs, tig...
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM55UXV
Thank you for the replies. After installing the second ECM the problem is cured. Makes me wonder how thorough the process is when these are remanufactured. Hope I have helped someone else with this problem in the future. Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 heater circuit b1s1), P0141 (O2 heater circuit b1s2), P0155 (O2 heater circuit b2s1), P0161 (O2 heater circuit b2s2).
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