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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L wipers VIN: 1FTRW08L71
This is a weird one we have here. The wipers work fine on high and low but will not park properly when shut off, they dont just stop where they are they actually will stop themselves in one of four different positions. The intermittent feature works but the wi...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IFAFP55UI2
This morning the customer had the taurus towed to the shop. He said that he has heard a small knocking noise for some time but was unsure what it was another shop told him it was his alternator but it never went any farther apparently. Well this morning while ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73E42
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. I have this Explorer that blew the fuel pump fuse twice in the last 2 weeks. After I replace the fuse it starts right up. I suspect a fuel pump, but it's an expensive guess. There are not any codes stored or ...
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2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FDXF47P54
Start Truck Idles Fine. Under aceleration vehicle hesitates, with no power and then bogs down. Clears out for 20 30 seconds then continues. Started and drove after replacing filters ran better but still hesitates. Any suggestions? Trouble codes: P0263, P0603
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Rotors/Wheel bearing VIN: 1FTPX12535
Thanks in advance I got this ford truck that is eating wheel bearing ever so often. I no that the torque is 295 ft lbs. I read a couple post that said to use a impact . I have tried it that way I have also set my torque wrench to 250 then went and another 90 d...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L No Upshift Cold CVT VIN: 1FMDK05165
Vehicle has CVT trans that acts up cold after sitting overnight. Started vehicle after sitting over night. Ambient temp was approximately 18 degrees. Vehicle went into gear and moved,but upon acceleration went to 4500 rpm at 25 mph and stayed there. After warm...
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2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FMFU17536
Hey Ford Techs. Road testing intermittenly this expedition will fall on its face, check engine light battery light comes on, coolant temp gauge dops for a split second then picks right back up. Seems to do it mostly on accel. Not setting any codes. It feels li...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Park Lights VIN: 1LNHM82WLX
Hi ford guys. I have this lincoln that is giving me a bit of a hard time. The problem is that i have no parking lamps front or rear . It doesnt matter what position the head lamp switch is in. If i read my diagram correctly i should have voltage on the black w...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 4M2DU86E72
this is an uncommon problem i havent faced before. the speedo acts fine after 20mph but before that it blinks out and cause the trans to shift improperly. the hesitation or bucking can be felt and described as trans no being able to determine which gear to be ...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Accessories VIN: 1FMYU60E01
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE QUICK RESPONSES-ONE HIT IT RIGHT ON THE NOSE-THE KEY LESS ENTRY MODULE WAS DEFECTIVE-WE COULD HEAR IT CLICKING BEHIND THE GLOVE BOX-WE JUST BYPASSED IT AND THE DOOR LOCKS WORKED JUST FINE-CUSTOMERS NEVER USED IT ANYWAY--THANX AGAIN BRIAN
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 2FTRX17292
Thanks to all who sent in help for this. I was able to get the vehicle to act up at the shop finally one morning when it was cold. What I found was really weak and intermitant spark. I tested power at coil which was fine, Then tested driver side from ecm which...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2FM2A52493
thanks for the great trip the problem was bad torqe converter
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S45
most of you guys were right, I change the fuel pump and the stupid light never came back on.I'll never loose time again on that P0191 code. It's most of the time if not all the time the fuel pump. Thanks again to everybody that took time to help me out. I.A.T.... Trouble codes: P0191.
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2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lacks power VIN: IFMFU205X6
This thing is fixed, there were several replies emphasizing testing the ign. coils and spark plugs. Then to complicate things, Ford evidently has trouble with live misfire data and I.D. for the misfiring cylinder. Used mode6 on the scanner and was able to ... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 Misfire).
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2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L abs system VIN: 1FMYU93107
Thanks to all of those that posted. We were able to fix the vehicle by replacing the lft frt axle. It was indeed the tone ring that was broken, causing all of our problems. Replaced the axle, cleared the codes and they have not returned after several test driv...
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2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Awd VIN: 5LMEU88HX5
Installed new module and reprogrammed it and everything worked fine
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2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM55S44
i just wanted to mention,this problem only happens when it snows.customer took vehicle until it acts up again.i tried wetting it again,cleared code.did'nt return.ft's were normal.were supposed to get some snow this week,we'll see.thanx again for the replies.
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