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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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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
Help Ford transmission techs.I'm helping a friend at local trans shop.He has this explorer that came in with a flashing overdrive lamp and slipping.He found a blown torque convertor[internally came apart] metalized transmission fluid and a P0741 code.He repair...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15X8X
Heads up ford techs, need some info. Truck came into the shop customer complaining about the #4 spark plug fowling out after 1000 miles everytime he replaces it. customer has replaced himself the plugs(motorcraft), wires and coil pack. the plug is not fuel fow... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire 4 cylinder)
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2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Fisher plow VIN: 1FMDU74E4Y
Hello guys, I have a problem with a plow. its a 6-1/2 foot fisher. I don't know much about plows. the plow goes up and down fine. it also goes the right. but when i want it to go left it goes right. it has the three solinolds. how it is supose to go left. with...
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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 Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L high pitch noise VIN: 1FMZU73E52
high pitch noise sounds like it is coming from under hood fuel trims are good this happens on light acceleration
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSW31P1P
This truck came into my shop with code p2285 ICP sensor problem so I replaced the sensor and the code cleared.About 2 weeks later it came back with code p2290 low ICP.I removed the IPR and found the screen missing,so I installed a new IPR and road tested.I mon...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FTNW21P54
Locked up engine! towed in, customer claimed it died while driving soon after leaving work, claims he heard a "grinding" noise of some sort just prior to engine stall. No sign of lack of lubrication, crank rotates smoothley both directions about 350 degress th...
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2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N07
Hey fellas - i got this focus with a mil light on (p0171 system too lean bank 1). Will not pass state inspection due to this. Engine also idles a little rough. Initially smoke tested and found leak from the area of the intake manifold runner control actuator (... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1)
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L "wrench light" VIN: 2FAHP71W57
Intermittently while driving the vehicle will "buck" or "lurch" as though the differential is locking up (according to driver). When this occurs, a small wrench light on the dash will illuminate but the pcm will not store any codes. Cannot find this wrench lig...
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2002 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L cruise control VIN: 4M2ZV11T32
Cruise control will work fine 1st thing in the AM, and continue working for miles. On a long trip, or if he makes a stop, the cruise will quit. When he tries to engage it again, the light flashes at him when he pushes the 'engage' button but won't engage. If h...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Suspension VIN: 4M2EU36E76
Hey Ford guys/gals. This truck has me puzzled for a direction of repair. Excuse my lack of diagnosis but I dont even know were to begin lol. The front suspension is binding. Driving it, it feels like you are driving a lowered car.(and the suspension height is ...
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1988 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Starting VIN: 2FTJW35G6J
Thank you to all that replied. I put a new battery in the truck and a ground cable from the starter to the frame. and the cust has not had a problem.
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1996 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y3T
well after pulling my hair out on this vehicle I found it had two bad fuel pumps, replaced both pumpsand fuel pressure is at 50psi and the lean codes are gone. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15X5X
well i replaced the o2 sensor fuel trims normal still has a bit of a miss but told customer that it is probly due to the other head its been gone for 2 weeks now customer is happy. thanks for all that replyed
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW31F92
This issue was extremely intermittent but going over all power and ground points found the culprit. Bill from Michigan was dead on. The main power supply to the junction box that comes off the left hand battery joints two fusible links on the left hand fende...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L pcm and starting VIN: 1FAFP52283
Well unfortantly this customer can't afford to replace the pcm and reprogram it. It was towed home. I am very confident that the pcm is bad and I was going to check the dpfe before installing the new pcm. I guess I'll just have to wait and see if they bring ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTSW31F13
thanks for all the advice.we found some wiring that someone had tried to repair,and made the correct repairs to the ,this cleared a few issues up.also put the old "BLACK CMP SESOR" in, cylinder contribution faults for #3 and#8 disappeared,still unable to get ...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU491X5
Thanks everyone, for your help! Spent a little more time with some 2+2 after an overnight soak. Had bad lower intake manifold gaskets. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean), P0106 (Map sensor).
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP24135
VEHICLE WAS FIXED. THE PROBLEM WAS A HOLE THE SIZE OF A DIME IN THE BACK OF INTAKE CAUSING A HUGE AIR LEAK! THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED.
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2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Cam Timing VIN: 1FMDK02136
thanks to all who replied - front cam timing had jumped - engine was very sludged up - replace engine w/ 45K unit - did my shop & customer a favor - back on road again
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTWW31P76
AFTER EXTENSIVE CHECKING WE PULLED THE FRONT OIL PUMP-ITS GOOD, WE PULLED THE OIL FILTER AND PUSHED DOWN ON THE CHECK VALVE-IT SEALS AND THE OIL FILTER RESEVOIR FILLED UP QUICKLY EVEN WHEN HOT. WE PULLED THE VALVE COVERS ON BOTH BANKS AND PRESSURE TESTED THE H...
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