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1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR11X3P
no codes runs on exceleration but stalls at idell but hard to restart, has fule pump plugs and wiers replaced, fuel pressur reads 40 lbps but fowls plugs almost every time, no matter what kind .
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Suspension VIN: IFALP2367L
Have a rattle left front,replaced strut and bearing,inner/outer tie rods,wheel bearing/hub feels tight,replaced caliper,cradle and pins,tightened mounts,subframe bolts. Makes noise over bumps,like something loose,any ideas?
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Pats System VIN: 1FAFP66L7X
Customers purse was stolen at walmart with keys in it. Locksmith rigged pats system. Car was towed in with no ecm communication. Installed ecm -we now have communication- we also installed new keys and ignition tumbler. Trying to program pats system. This syst...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F1Y
No start cold. Starts fine after first start. New injectors (about 1 yr old). New Glow Plugs (replaced Autolite with Motorcraft). Compression checked at 25 - 385. Will not crank with Ether. If you plug in engine heater, will crank fine. New batteries seem t...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW31F51
This truck makes an unusual rasping vibrating noise that sounds similar to a blower fan with a loose bearing. The noise, which is fairly loud, comes from the left front wheel area and only occurs around 30 to 40 miles per hour, usually after hitting a bump in ...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L timing cover VIN: 1FAFP53U43
Hello fellow professionals.I have a 03 taurus 3.0l,car with a leaking timing cover.I was wondering if the oil pan has to come off to do this job.According to alldata and mitchell it says to remove oil pan.I see there are 2 bolts at the front of the oil pan con...
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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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2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Airbag light coming on VIN: 1FDWF37RX9
After I got truck running , I noticed air bag lamp flashing 19, pulled code 2293. Monitored Pids drivers side bag is 8.5 ohms and pass is 2.4 ohms. Pass bag was turned off before the accident but the drivers bag never did go off during wreck. I have no info bu...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
Hello, I have here a 2000 Lincoln LS that will not start after an overnight soak. I am aware of the TSB regarding PCM replacement, however, we are in california and the temperature has not dropped as low as the TSB requires. So vehicle came in for misfire conc...
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2002 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZV14T82
Cant catch it in the act. intermittently sets p1705. mil comes on and od light flashes. sets tcm code 3. Trouble codes: P0105, P1705
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 3FDWF3650X
Thank You to all who replied! The P.C.M. was the problem. We replaced it with a used one and all is well.
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2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 3FY6H74G39
i am sorry guys but i ment to put the comp numbers up when i posted but yes i did check that and they were all good across the board i used the vanage side of my motise and scoped the inecter on that cly and it had this small negative kick down that intermnt a... Trouble codes: P0305.
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L heater VIN: 1FMRU15W81
First, thank you all very much! I got some good leads. There are 3 web sights for coolant filters, www.autocoolantfilter.com, www.penray.com, www.evanscoolant.com. Penray and evans are focused on diesel pick-up and heavy diesel. However, autocoolant is what I ...
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35L32
Thanks everyone, found timing chain off, everything ok. Need to start with the basics sometimes..
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start
thanks to all who replied. indeed, the fuel needed to thaw. I pulled the line at the pump and blew air into the tank--lightly--and after that the pressure started coming back up. Put some drier in the tank and she finally fired. some fresh fuel and all is well...
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2008 Ford Taurus Limited 3.5L RKE Transmitter VIN: 1FAHP25WX8
The as built data on the motorcraftservice.com website was wrong as the Ford dealer told me, except they told me to edit the wrong line. After e-mailing motorcraftservice.com they sent me different as built data. 726-10-01 had to be changed to 8008 4148 50...
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2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.4L engine VIN: 1FTSW21R68
Thank you everyone for your help. I had already asked several ford dealership techs if they had run into a problem like this before I posted. It is a very good testimate to the quality of techs on IATN. The timing cover was extremely pitted and replacing it re...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L display VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
I WAS ABLE TO FIND A GOOD USED FRONT ELECTRONICS MODULE FOR THE VEHICLE ,, TOOK A LITTLE TIME BUT 75 DOLLARS FOR A USED MODULE WAS BETTER THAN 700 BUCKS FOR A NEW ONE JUST TO SHUT THE LOW WASHER FLUID WARNING ON THE DASH OFF,,, THANK YOU...
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