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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP50U2N
ok,here goes, i have no pewr to the pink/black wire to fuel pump,engine will start and run if i supply power at the inertia switch,wich i did to get into shop. koec i dont get power at the pink/black wire at ccr module either. next checked power at lb/o wire a... Trouble codes: 116 (Ect or eot sensor out of range), 636 (Trans oil temp sensor), 114 (Intake air temp circuit out of range), 542 (Fuel pump circuit open eca to ground), 543 (Fuel pump circuit open batt. To eca), 512 (Kam test failure)
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1996 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 2FTFF159YT
Vehicle came in as a no start. Tested spark, spark OK. Tested fuel pressure, fuel pressure was low 30 psi from both tanks during cranking. Spec is supposed to be 50-60psi. Replaced both fuel pumps, fuel pressure is now good (55psi while cranking). Still had cr...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L front end VIN: 1FMYU24EXW
Please help us on this one. We have an Explorer that came to us from another shop for front end work. They couldn't alighn the front end due to bad ball joints. So we replaced the ball joints(all other parts have no play)and alighn the front end. We drive the ...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L no reverse when speedometer fluctuates VIN: 1FAFP34P6Y
customer brought in this focus complaining of no reverse sometimes. after driving vehicle, i noticed that it only did not have reverse when speedometer would stick around 25 mph. if you'd put car into drive and move a little bit and come back to a stop it woul...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L transfer case VIN: 1FDSW35551
hi we have gone through all charts,checking power & grounds problem is ,truck will not complete 4 lo shift,motor shifts from 2wd to 4 high.we put vechicle in neutral step on brake and shift to 4 lo ,motor runs and here clunk in transfer case,then quits,light i...
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L12
In have a 2002 ford f150 5.4 it came in with maf sensor and lean exhaust codes i replaced maf with ford part and lean exhaust codes came back i have smoked the intake and sprayed intake gaskets with propane the stft and long trim fuel trim numbers did not chan... Trouble codes: P0474 (p0471-), P0471 (testing and results)
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35L32
At my end with this one, A fleet box truck came in for running rough, checked for codes, none. replaced cyl hd gaskets and intake manifold gasket, runs rough at idle and has no power also running rich due to fuel trims @ 33.3. compression test ok, could not fi...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW31F92
This is a very intermittent issue that may only occur once during the coarse of a day. After turning the key on the battery light will flicker for a few seconds ending with the PCM resetting and this cycle may reoccur for 5 minutes intermittently. The IDM rela...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start
hi all. could really use some help on this one. Customer says he didn't have fuel drier in the tank and the diesel fuel froze, giving him hard starts. he got it running and revved the hell out of it, down the street, until it shut down. I have it now. Crank an...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU491X5
Vehicle came in with codes p0171 and p0174, cust requested to turn light off. Came back in few days later with the same two codes and a P0106 as well. Checked for vaccuum leaks with 2+2, could not find anything. Freeze frame data on codes are as follows : ECT-... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean), P0106 (Map sensor)
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Abs Lamp On VIN: 1FTSW21PX7
Repaired for front hubs not engaging. Replaced all hub seals both sides. Road tested fine. Came back with abs lamp on c1145 in system, replaced rf speed sensor, no change.
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2008 Ford Taurus Limited 3.5L RKE Transmitter VIN: 1FAHP25WX8
Hello, This Tarus first came to me with an inoperative right low beam headlight. Found no voltage output from SJB (fuse was good). Replaced SJB and programmed with IDS, which repaired the headlight inoperative concern. However, customer comes back to say that...
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1994 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Valves VIN: 1LNLM82W7R
A customer had this lincoln towed to me and told me that it had quit running on him while driving. He said that he restarted it to pull it to the side of the road and it ran very rough for a few minutes. During the test time I realized that the cylinders on ba...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L exhaust valves VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
After replacing secondary timing chain and tensioner, car misses and runs poorly. Cylinder leakage test reveals leakage of 1@20%, 2@30%, 3@40%, 4@90%. My question is; is this 3.9l engine an interfearence engine? ie- can the valves hit the pistons from a broken...
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1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJX35F7S
THANKS TO MANY GREAT TECHS WHO ANSWERED IN LESS THAN 12 HRS, ALL HIT ON THE SAME FIX. FUEL HEATER ELEMENT CAME APART SHORTING TO GROUND. uNPLUGGED WIRE TO VERIFY WILL REPLACE HEATER UNIT. YOU GUYS ROCK HOPE TO HELP SOMEONE ELSE SOON TO RETURN THE FAVOR IATN RO...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWF36P54
Hello All, Thanks very much for all the help. By removing intake and oil cooler housing and HPOP cover we found tons of sludge. The oil was like jello. The oil cooler blew. And there was a lot of metal on IPR mounted in HPOP. We had to replace the HPOP and IP...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM97V4Y
I wish to thank those that offered their kind assistance. I received several replies, but have, as of now, been unable to solve this problem. The replies were: (1) FYI, If security is the problem theft light will be on & PCM will store a code. (2) PATS...
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