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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX15NXN
Need some ford guys to help on this one-have this truck that when you drive it on flat road between 35-40 mph it will start to buck and jerk-you think it's ignition related- i've replaced spark plugs-ignition wires-cap-rotor-fuel filter-distributor-and coil -i...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTSF31F8X
Thanks in advance for any assistance. I have no history on this vehicle, was just purchased by a coworker. The truck came in for oil light coming on after being driven a few miles. Verified complaint and checked oil pressure at idle and found 4psi and then c...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU35PXX
Hey Everyone, This Explorer came in with a no heat issue. Customer said the truck has never overheated. We found the coolant was about 2 quarts low in the radiator when we pulled it in. Topped off coolant and did a pressure test and didnt see any external lea...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Pats VIN: 1FAFP66L5X
Thanks in advance for any help you can offer. This car will start and run perfectly when cold. If you were to drive the car for a while and then stop somewhere, like a store, to just run in and out, it will not re-start. The light for PATS will flash and if yo...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Fuel Guage VIN: 1FMRU15L41
Vehilce stalls at one-quarter tank, but tank will only take 3 gals of fuel. No codes when vehicle first came in. Replaced fuel tank unit, released vehilce. Vehicle came back with same symtoms months later. Scanned and extracted mult gem codes: b1315/1318/1313/...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S71
Cel code p0305, swapped injectors, replaced plugs, wires, and coil(aftermarket coil).still cylinder 5 misfire.at idle is a little eratic and when u drive normal no light but when you step on the throttle and reach 56-60 hesitation and check engine light flashe... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5)
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60A32
We have early 2002 T-bird in the shop for the 4th time with a failed fuel pump. It has 3 NEW ford fuel pump assy's. The first time the car came in it was a condo car with a failed fuel pump. 0 Fuel pressure and good power and ground at fuel pump assy. Replaced...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTNE24L76
Help i have van from hell.has codes for running rich b1 and b2.have ltft b2 -20% and ltft b1 -20%. Fuel pressure test good. 45 koeo. 32 koer. Maf seemed ok 7 grams at 630 rpms. Tried a new one anyway same reading. Front o2 sensors are banging away rear 02s aro... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lacks power VIN: IFMFU205X6
#5 cylinder has a steady miss at all times. Replaced spark plug and swapped coil with adjacent cylinder, same results. LT fuel trim on bank 2 is +12% at all times, bank 1 is normal. Replaced fuel filter which was completely plugged, and some nasty stuff came o... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 Misfire)
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2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L gears maybe or a shaft VIN: 1FAFP56U07
I pulled this tranny down and i found nothing.i put a new converter in it and a transgo ax4n shift kit in it.and it still has the same noise in it.every thing was checked.the chain was not even stretched. you feel it the most when climbing hills or hold the br...
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2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L 4wd hi & low light VIN: V58KB20143
This vehicle came in for auto headlamps not working . After customer dropped it off he requested the 4wd be checked out. At that time customer said the 4wd not working. My guys tested the system and found everything was working except for the 4wd indicator lig...
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Battery VIN: 1LNLM97V1T
The battery dies after sitting for over two to three days for the customer. We have had the car sitting in our shop for a week and it starts just fine. The problem started about a year ago when the car died after sitting in the customer's garage for the weeken...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Cruise Control VIN: 1LNHM82W8X
Hey all, I've been battling this Towncar for a few days but I'm gonna have to call in air support on this one. :) Two Main Concerns #1)I have about 6.6 to 7.5 volts present on the LTBLU/BLK Switch input wire to the servo, Flow chart calls for Batt. Voltage. I...
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2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Awd VIN: 5LMEU88HX5
this vehicle is a major headache, hopefully somebody has came across this same issue before and can point me in the right direction. this vehicle came in with the check all wheel drive light on in the message system and constantly flashes awd locked.I have 3 c...
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FL9PO23WD
This is the story,car came in running rough, check for codes,retreived p0352,ign. coil circiut b. replaced coil , still same problem. so i looked at the all data scematic and seen that the cam sensor could be at fault, so i replaced that and still same deal.Wh...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSE34P24
Thanks everyone for the great info. This van is fixed. The problem was the HPOP. It looks like it had an internal leak. I checked the old IPR screen and it had some filings in it but it wasn't broken. This vehicle has the old style HPOP so the fitting upgrade ... Trouble codes: P2291 (High pressure oil low psi).
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2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAHP56S14
thanks much to IATN members, was a fuse for the IAC/KAM as suggested. Trouble codes: P1000, P0511, P1633 (KAM low).
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSW31P1P
We removed all necessary items and ended up replacing both stand pipes,all seals,plugs,etc in the high pressure system,also removed hpop and it was real hard to turn the gear so we replaced it also.It started good and runs great,Thanks for all the help
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Stall VIN: 2FTZA54684
Sorry for the delay. The van was picked up with no repair. I never got the van to stall for me. I checked the throttle plate and intake for carbon build-up. They looked fairly clean. I did wipe down the plate just to clean it. During my testing, I watched the ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Coolant VIN: 1FTNX20PX4
The truck has been road tested 10 miles and the coolant is clean with no engine oil overflowing the bottle like before and the customer has picked up the truck. The new oil cooler with cover from Ford has seemed to fix it. I think I will always install an oil ...
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Charging VIN: 1FDXW46P95
WELL I TOOK ADVISE FROM ABOUT 10 OF THE 12 REPLIES TO CHECK THE BATTERIES-AND SURE ENOUGH ONE OF THEM WAS FAULTY-WE REPLACED IT AND THE BATTERIES WERE TAKING A CHARGE OF 14.45 VOLTS AT IDLE-LIKE I WAS TOLD-FORGET THAT IT'S A DIESEL-CHECK THE BASICS-THANK YOU -...
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