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1994 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU24X8S
I only get MAF voltage from the brick. No GPS reading. I only know grams per second. I am getting .85 - .89 volts at idle. Does anyone know what I should be looking for in volts from this MAF?
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1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Starting VIN: 1FALP5340S
Vehicle has intermittant no crank just clicking, after a few minutes will crank just fine and start right up. have not been able to duplicate complaint, only have customer description. replaced battery with proper size and amperage. (had small battery) alterna...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L wheel cylinders VIN: 1FALP52U25
Have this 95 taurus that came in for very low brake pedal. inspected brakes and every thing looked fine but noticed that the right front flex hose looked new. So I figured mabey whoever installed it didn't properly bleed the system. bled the system and sure en...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L power steering filter VIN: 2FALP57U0T
hello. i need some help here. wondering if anyone else out there has had this problem?? taurus came in with the filter on the return line of the power steering along the left front area of the cradle blown out. we replaced the filter with oem filter. and it ha...
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1998 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Timing chain VIN: 2FMDA5149X
Need some info help on this one. Customer has a broken timing chain, hard to believe with so few miles but I guess they're not Mrs. Maintenance. I'm wondering two things, first, the manual says to remove the engine but it sure does look like I can get this off...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX30F9Y
Truck came in with a code P1280, on my scanner I see the icp voltage varing from 0 to 1 volt, pressure is at aprox 475 at idle, truck surges and occasionly stalls. I replace the sensor and the connector, on the first road test it was fine, then started acting ... Trouble codes: P1280 (Injection control pressure low)
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L No Start, no communication VIN: W41NA30175
I preformed pin point test h and I can not find any module that is suppling 10v to this circuit. I disconnected all modules for this buss network and I also unplugged PCM & Cluster. The theft light will not stop blinking with key on. engine will spin over but ...
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2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3FAFP13P71
Poor idle when warm, obvious miss. Intake Boot disintegrating dust into throttle body is suspect but Ford says its discontinued. Any one know where I can get one?
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2003 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1F456YHGR3
ok havent talked to costumer about history but i think they just bought truck it came to us to replace egr cooler (leaking @ hose) and oil cooler because we would be in that general area so i replaced both coolers changed fuel filters and oil filter along with...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L fuel VIN: 1FTSX21P15
Hello, We do not work on a lot of diesels but this one was towed in at night, the story is it quit running while driving, We scaned it and had a p2291 Injector control pressure to low,We replaced the ICP regulator and switch.It still will not start. should'nt ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Temperature Guage VIN: 1FTNF21566
Temperature Guage is very erratic. Every once in a while it will pin to the hot side but is not over heating and will reset if vehicle is turned off and back on and cannot figure out why. Have gotten the problem to occur and have even had the scanner reading w...
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2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N66
we sprayed the car for 30 mins in all directions but could only get water onto valve cover if spraying through hood latch area at full power (which couldnt happen on a normal rainy day) BTW it is for sure water (tested with hydrometer then tasted) customer par... Trouble codes: P0303
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDNF20587
Compression test on cylinder 1 is 180psi, on cylinder 5is 180psi, no vacum leaks, Trouble codes: P0301 (Missfire Cylinder 1), P0316 (Missfire Detected on start up)
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1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L shifting VIN: 1LNLM82W1V
4r70w trans that starts in 2nd gear and shifts to third only at 43-50 mph. No 1st gear even manually. NO CODES. Shifts back and fourth between 3rd and 2nd at cruise. With OD switch off, has 2nd only. Replaced range mlps sensor and harness kit. Replaced pcm. Ca...
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1997 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L Burning oil VIN: 1FTHX26F2V
Thanks for all the replies, found leaking seals in turbo. Slight oil was seen in downpipe at turbo, decided on different turbo assembly for mileage. Compression ok. All help was greatly appreciated. Jason.
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical
hey guys thanks for all the info.I looked at the freeze frame data early this morning. It seems the problem was at cold start idle.The stft was showing 33%. This tells me a vac leak is present. I smoked the engine while still cold, and still found no visiable ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P23
It seems the 6.0 lives up to its reputation of having a lot of issues by the number and variety of replies I received. Seems that there are a lot of problems with the FICM, needs to be replaced or reflashed. If the voltage when cranking is below about 48 volts...
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L 1st Gear VIN: 2FAFP71V88
Sorry guys, but I just couldn't get this tranny right. I had to swap out with another unit. I found no crack on the valve body plate, but did find the epc orings were old and cracked. Still didn't fix it. thanks again.
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
Thanks everyone for their input on this one!! I feel embarrassed as to what fixed it but it should help other's in the future. During the valve cover replacement we removed the only fuel line to the rail, well after we reconnected it never had enough volume, ...
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