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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU74E12
ineed some help from you ford guys. this thing is dumping fuel on bank one. i replaced both 02 sensors on that side because they both showed no activity, no change. fuel pressure is within range so i don't think it's the regulator. the egr is working as it sho... Trouble codes: P0172
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L chassis VIN: 1FTGX50503
Thanks to any & all help. The vin is not correct because i am at home away from the truck. Two weeks ago this truck came in for rear pads & rotors. All went well. Today the truck returned with a concern about a brake noise. I was told to change out the pads & ...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L pcm VIN: 1FTSS34L76
vehicle has no crank signal. it will intermittently start. no codes. fuel pressure is at 45psi.i lose pcm communication during cranking so i suspected radio interference during cranking so i swapped the starter,alt,and coils. still no start so i overlay-ed ckp...
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L pump VIN: 2FAHP71V28
Cruiser came in for noisy ps pump, and leaky rack. Replaced with ford parts. It was very noisy, so I warrantied pump. Now its better, but still not up to par. I know there's always been a problem with ford pumps being noisy, but does anybody know any tricks. I...
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF47R28
These codes come and go it seems to set after VMAC use the VMAC compressor is connected to the TPS harness. when codes set the vehicle will only idle, after ignition cycle the truck runs normal with MIL on. it has been a on going problem for a few months with ... Trouble codes: P0652, P2456
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2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Pan VIN: 1FTPW14V38
This vehicle originally came in for an oil change and the trans pan gasket was leaking - we ordered parts and replaced. Vehicle has since came back 3 times over the pan gasket leaking, we have tried oem gasket, aftermarket and cork even. We can not get this th...
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2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L Heated seat VIN: 3LNHM261X6
Hello All. I have a 2006 Lincoln Zephyr with dual climate controled seats not working. I have verified that the DCCM(Dual climate contol module) will not comm. with the Scanner. I am using the Ford IDS. I have checked fuses and performed the reset procedure pe...
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1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Wont set monitors VIN: 1FTEF15N1T
SOME SUGGESTED THAT ENGINE TEMP WAS NOT REACHIN OPERATING TEMP, BUT IS WAS ON THIS TRUCK. THERMOSTS WAS OK. SUGGESTIONS REGARDING KAM, KEEP ALIVE MEMORY WERE VERY PROMISING, BUT THE CUSTOMER BACKED OUT OF DIAGNOSTICS DUE TO LACK OF FUNDS. THANKS FOR THE HELP, ...
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1996 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Oil pan removal VIN: 1FTCR15U6T
This one is fixed. All replies were helpful.The pan came out without pulling the engine. [...] the shield on the transmission allowed the pan to drop enough to loosen oil pump. The oil pump shaft is held in by a clip. I couldn't get the shaft popped out of t...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Suspension VIN: 1FMPU18L7W
Replacing both rear suspension air bags took care of the rapid cycling but it still cycles too often in between every 2 or 3 minutes or so. Recheck and found right front leaking only under suspension compression. Customer lack funds at this time to change th...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L heating VIN: 1FALP23F10
Check cap, ok Replaced water pump, old one did not look to bad. Reversed heater hoses. I found out radiator had been leaking. Was replaced. the reason this no heat issue happened last year was do to the fact of always losing coolant. After radiator was repla...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU72E6T
Thanks to all for the help. we have fixed this exploder it turns out that it had a real bad case of water as the filler neck on these rusts out and the water just pores in the filler. We removed all the water and installed a new filter and injector cleaner and...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDXF46F33
Thanks to everyone who replied. THanks to dieselman for his suggestion. He suggested i plug the block heater in, even though it was in my heated shop. the next morning i tried to start the truck and it started, very rough but it smoothed out.Probably all barre...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14564
Well guys...i gave up. I was losing to much time and money laying on this [...] so i had to send it to a local dealer that has been trying to help me over the phone. Long story short, the dealer called me after they fiddled a day away on it and found it has a ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0307, P2104, P2112.
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP58U05
Customer had 3 keys for this vehicle, obtained all 3 keys and re-programmed, problem solved, thanks for all the help
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: 3FAFP07Z46
Well, the customer decided that he can put up with the issue even after replacing the battery, the problem did not change. he said if it gets worse he will bring it back in. thanks IATN for your help.
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87A04
Ok the fix was several items, stress tested coils and found 4 that were bad. Replaced fuel pump, stubbled and had hesitation in acceleration, due to sitting and fuel varnish and replaced injectors because they were clogged. That's it everything is great now
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L transfercase VIN: 4M2ZU86KX4
Most post confirmed the Transfer case as the culprit. But there is also an issue with the trans shaft stripping on these fine rides. Customer is waiting until after the new year to start with repairs. Robert suggested I locate a used t-case and then tear down ...
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2006 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L 4wd drive VIN: 4M2YU57196
Well, I cannot get the thing to find another fault. I sent the alternator out had it gone over thinking the system voltage might be the culptit. The alt shop said there was noting wrong with it I said just overhaul it to cover my butt and, it worked. Thanks fo...
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