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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTXUPADFA
hard no start plugs foul carbon/fuel. iac is not opperatin. senors prev. replaced by another tech see above. fuel pressure ok, no fuel pressure bleed down. vehicle seems to run ok with map vac. line disconnected with the intake leak. o2 sensor allways .8 unles...
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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHX26F5V
This truck runs good up to 1500 rpm and then about 1700 starts limiting accel, it cuts out like it has a rpm limiter on it set at that speed. has no codes, starts easy cold or hot. icp shows about 1,200 psi when accelerating. monitored fuel pressure thinking p...
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2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA51471
The windstar was towed in as a no start after a car wash. The van started the next day just fine. I recently replaced ign coil - When I put it in gear it misfired then I put it in reverse and it died. Scan for codes and none present. The issue is the trans spe...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L broken valve and spring cyl#1 VIN: 1FMZU73K42
Hey group, Have a 2002 explorer and came in running very rough, misfires on all cylinders and customer said he had just fueled up and right after fueling the vehicle started to run rough. We drained the tank and put new fuel in, still no change. Next we pu...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L cannot re-fuel VIN: 1LNHM86S0Y
Okay guys, this one has me stumped! 38,000 miles and cannot put gas in it. Not even a gallon. We replaced the filler neck...same problem. We replaced the gas tank with all the vapor valves...same problem. We then replaced the two in tank fuel pumps...same prob...
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1999 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Starter, Fuel Pump, Injector Pulse VIN: 1MEFM66L2X
What a Nightmare! Guys brought into shop and replaced Fuel Pump, strainer and Filter. The tank was FULL of course, so the tech tried to use the pump to drain the tank, to no avail. Not sure what happened after that power influx, but the car is now a no crank, ...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L cruise control VIN: 2MHFM75W74
Dear Fellow Techs, I am pulling my hair out over this one... it is an intermittant problem. If the car sits over night or for a period of time, the cruise control will work fine. After driving for awhile and coming to a stop, it will not re-engage until after...
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1993 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X1P
First, Thank You for all that replied to my post. I should update the information regarding those injectors. Originally I posted those injectors were flowing at 180cc. However, at that time they were still at the parts store getting tested and cleaned. Late... Trouble codes: 132 (Bank 1 no o2 sensor switch - system rich), 173 (Bank 2 no o2 sensor switch - system rich).
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Misfire
most every was right about the coil pack, it was bad, we did have spark but was lighting up only a spark tester. Chris from New Jersey said ! can the coil pack fire a 3/4" test plug at the end of the plug wire? its was NOT on # 5 so installed a new coil pac... Trouble codes: P0305.
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L 4th 5th VIN: 1FMYU24E8W
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED, I REPLACED THE VALVE BODY SPACER PLATE WITH NEW FORD UPDATE AND EPC BLOW OFF KIT AND TRANSMISSION IS LIKE BRAND NEW THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60A32
The car has not come back in about a month so we will assume it might be fixed, it's has been back before now every other time. The end result was to replace the pump with a different manufacture. We ended up using a walbro in the factory assy. One key/inte...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K23
BORROWED A SMOKE MACHINE AND FOUND A LEAKY EGR,REPLACED IT AND DIDNT HELP,REPLACED B1 O2 AND WAS A FIX,TNX 4 SUGGESTIONS
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