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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU24E5X
Hello all this Explorer cam in running but will not run in gear. checked for codes has 12 stored all 02 sensors an trans codes. am I looking for a bad harness? any help.
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Monitors wont set VIN: 1FMYU24X3X
I have this explorer in my posession that is driving the customer crazy! after giving another shop over 500 bucks for a tuneup and battery,he asked them to get an inspection sticker put on it.upon picking up the vehicle,the tech told him to drive it for awhile...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L current draw VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
Next day batteries dead.Found 2-3 amp draw.Remove 50 amp main fuse that feeds the inside fuse panel,draw reduced to .018ma , normal.While checking around fuse panel underdash the engine started cranking.No key in ignition.I unplugged ignition switch and neutra...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L heater VIN: 1FMRU15W81
This truck has a rusty cooling system. The engine isn't overheating. The heater starts loosing heat from the front and-or rear. The cores were flushed about 10 times in 3 days. It works for a few miles. We removed the soft plug from each side of the block and ...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FAFP56S22
This car intermittently shows a jumping or inop speedometer, then makes a growling sound from alternator area, and when you come to stop in gear it dies. Starts right back up and all works good. I dont have graphing capability yet. Has anybody seen speed senso...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Gem VIN: 1FAFP55U92
Does anyone have a source for a rebuilt GEM on this vehicle? Ford is telling me the module is discontinued. This hard to beleive, since the car is 8 years old. Nothing surprises me from Ford anymore, though. Thanks in advance.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSE34P24
Hi everyone and thanks for the help. A customer decided to give up on his Ford E350 6.0L van. We aren't familiar with the 6.0l engine and I bought it to get more comfortable repairing them. This van takes about 20-30s to start and will stall when hot and not r... Trouble codes: P2291 (High pressure oil low psi)
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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Transmission VIN: 1FMEU74886
Hesitation under moderate acceleration, U1900-2F, U1900-20, B1251-60, B1681-20, U0101-FF. No P-codes found in pcm. Cleared codes. After a few hesitation events, the wrench light comes on, the check engine light comes on, and trans goes into limp mode. Replaced...
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2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Turn Signals Brake Lights VIN: 1FTRF12237
Turn signals and brake lights will intermittently not work after fuse # 2 in cjb blows. Cannot see a pattern as to why this happens. Can install new fuse wiggle wire harness and problem cannot be found. Replaced all bulbs front , rear , and high mounted. Trail...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMFU28R13
This Navigator came in on the hook with a no start no grank condition. Had the "PRNDL error no back up aid" in message center. Let it warm up (-20* below F that morning) hooked up scanner no codes, fiddled with the shifter a bit, still nothing. Came back a lit...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L12
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED THE TRUCK WAS FIXED BY REPLACING THE INTAKE GASKETS. I FINALLY FOUND THE PROBLEM WITH A SMOKE MACHINE AND THE TRUCK SITTING OUT SIDE AT TEMPS BELOW 20 DEGREES Trouble codes: P0474 (p0471-), P0471 (testing and results).
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12V36
well, as it turns out, the basics always seem too be overlooked this vechile was 40,000 miles overdue for an oil change!!! changed the oil and flushed it twice, cleaned the throttle body and reset kam. shzam! it runs great now. thanks too all that responded!(p... Trouble codes: P0345, P0420, P0430.
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L pump VIN: 2FAHP71V28
Thank you for all of the help. We found a collapsed return line to the pump. Replaced and purged air and all is well.
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L oil in coolant VIN: 1LNFM92V3W
Only 4 replies but most people said the oil cooler, this vehicle does not have an oil cooler only a oil filter adapter thats intigrated with the lower hose adapter. We already put a new gasket on and looked at the housing, no cracks noticed. I drained off the ...
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2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L blower VIN: 5LMEU27R52
Thanx help, cust took vehicle and is not worried about the problem right now. I did not see where this linc navs have an after blow system, I would think it would work differently than with just the auto light timer, but it was a good thought. My s 80 has one ...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L no communication VIN: 4M2ZU86W62
Well this vehicle has been referred to the dealer for a re-flash of the PCM. Both the generic OBD II data and the manufacturer specific data use two different Protocals for communication. The EPA uses a third Protocal for communication within the PCM. It is ...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Suspension VIN: 4M2EU36E76
thanks guys, the fix was two front struts. One strut was clearly frozen. I could not move it at all. I have never seen a frozen strut before in my career lol. This is a Church owned truck that the preacher drives, so I dont think any crazy driving was happenin...
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