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1987 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FABP45E6H
help i have a nightmare. customer brought in this mustang after he replaced the battery and it wouldn't start for him before that he says it ran with no problems. all readings have been done at computer. this car has been converted from speed density to maf. f...
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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTEF14N8P
Thankyou in advance for your help. Customer wants a used engine installed. They are providing their own engine. Our question is, the engine customer is providing is from a 1990 f150. It is still a 5.0 and 8th vin is N. Will this engine fit this 1992 F150? Is t...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPV16L8Y
This truck starts up and runs great cold. About the time you get about a mile down the road, it briefly misses on random cylinders and usually on both banks at stop light for about a minute. Then it quits missing at idle. It does not miss under load or acceler...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L battery light on dash VIN: 2FMDA534XY
Thanks to everyone in advance for the help. We have a 2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L come in with an intermittent battery light. We replaced a bad battery for starters, light was still on. alternator tests out good. at this point we ohm tested all wires in charging s...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1FBSS31S9Y
Inherited this one from another. Vehicle will start and then flood out. Had so much fuel in it that oil level was 3 quarts high. Drained oil and replaced with new. Pulled plugs and dried them, put oil down cylinders and replaced plugs, now vehicle will start a...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L81
truck arrived with p0171 & p0174 it had very low fuel pressure and would barely stay running, after the pump and filter were replaced it seemed happy and was returned to the owner only to have both codes return within 500 miles. our tech line suggested the ups... Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L pressure plate VIN: 3FAFP31371
Hi guys, so I got this focus with an engaged clutch at all times, took the tranny out replace all the clutch components and also resurface the flywheel, I go to put it back together and the new slave cylinder starts leaking so we replace the whole kit again fo...
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2009 Ford Mustang 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT82H49
I suppose problem started happenig after a jump start... Car is very clean. In fact almost new. Was parked for some months and client did a jump start. I received car with mil on and intermittent non start complaint. Driveability is normal with mil on or af... Trouble codes: P0604 (PCM RAM error), P0607 (Control Module performance), P2107 (Throttle actuator control module processor)
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Anti-theft system VIN: 1LNLM92V9V
Has anyone tried to bypass anti-theft system? The SCIL Module can only be purchased at Vintage parts now and the transceiver is dicontinued. We have taken starter relay wht/pnk which goes to SCIL Module to ground so that it will crank, but I need a better unde...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87A04
Customer brought car in, car has been sitting for 3 years had keys made at dealer. Checked compression was good car has spark. Checked for codes found none checked fuel rail for pressure had no pressure on rail. All fuses and relays intact and look good. thoug...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 4M2XV11T1X
Vehicle is no start. Has good spark. Fuel pressure is right at 50psi at koeo. Also has fuel injector pulse
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14AXT
THANK YOU ALL I THINK I HAVE AN ANSWER MANIFOLD VACUAM IS AT 21PSI STEADY UNTIL PROBLEM OCCURS JUST OFF COLD THEN FLUTUATES COUPLE POUNDS. COMPRESSION TEST 155 PSI RUNNING COMPRESSION 35PSI WHEN COLD 75 PSI WHEN WARM GUESS IT IS TIME TO PULL THE HEAD 40 YEARS ... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1999 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L heater VIN: 1FTRX18L0X
Thank you to all who replied. we do have flow through the heater core but I think the lower portin my be plugged as one post suggested. The customer declined replacement due to the involved task of pulling the dash etc. we did disconnect a/c compressor and go...
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2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Rear Brakes VIN: 1FTYR15E84
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLYED I THINK IT WAS THE REAR U JOIN CAUSING THE PROBLEM BUT THE CUSTOMER HASNT RETURNED WITH THE THE TRUCK SO IM LETTING THIS ONE GO THANKS FOR THE HELP
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