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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L driveline? VIN: 1FTZR15U3W
when accelerating from a stop, or comming to a stop, it has a jolting feeling like something is stuck and then lets go, will normally do it three times and only the firs moment you accelerate or come to a stop and becomes more harsh on longer trips. its almost...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53283
This vehicle is driving us nuts!!! intermittent no start mainly cold when sits 6+ hours cranks good has brand new battery. towed in to our shop started right up off flatbed. used eng installed by us 20000 miles ago new plugs wires air fuel pcv and hose replace...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L noise VIN: 1FTRX14WX6
This is my own personal truck. In the winter months only ( below 30 deg ) During a steady cruise there is a high pitch whistle sound from the engine.The noise will stop & start with added throttle or releasing the throttle. The truck is garage kept and will no...
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P26
This truck died on the highway. it cranks over but will not start. no cylinders at all seem to fire. It was towed to a local Dealer. They replaced the complete engine wiring harness and the high pressure fuel pump. The ICP is good also. The dealer, after these...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L no communication VIN: 4M2ZU86W62
This vehicle has failed the Mass. State emissions test simply due to the fact that the state software cannot communicate with the ECU. The Modis can communicate in both Global OBDII and Mercury specific systems. We have checked for the obvious and have found n...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX20F91
Thank you very much for all the replies. It became obvious that I had skipped a critical step in this process when almost all of you talked about compression. My customer had the problem diagnosed at another shop and asked me to replace injectors, so I did and... Trouble codes: P1277 (7 cylinder high to low side), P1271 (1 cylinder high to low side), P0281 (7 cylinder contribution fault), P0253 (1 cylinder contribution fault).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
well here it is. i plugged fuel tank pressure sensor back in and disconnected all evap hoses from tank just for the hell of it even though everything is dry and working properlly. i also cleared kam memory and disconnected battery. drove back to gas station an... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel pump driver module), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2), P1450 (Unable to bleed fuel tank vacuum).
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTWW33P07
WELL I HAD A FEELING THE MANIFOLD NEEDS REMOVAL , CUSTOMER TOOK TRUCK AND WE LEFT THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR OFF THE EGR VALVE TILL HE RETURNS IN ONE WEEK TO HAVE THIS REPAIRED , THE CARBON WAS HARD PIECES NOT SOFT , MACHINE SHOP SAYS THEY HAVE CLEANED ALOT OF T...
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