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1990 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: Y3LNA88229
Customer dropped pickup off with symptoms of will not idle when cold,stumbles upon acceleration,customer stated he has changed all ignition parts,pcm,o2s,iac.We have ran compression test has 140 across the board.We also have changed tb gasket,checked fuel pres...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy, Slow to accelerate VIN: 1FTDX1722V
truck came in with check engine light complaint found intake runner control valve bad called customer and customer stated that he was losing power couldn't run over 55 mph ... truck is very sluggish (if it had a distributor i would say timing was off) noticed ...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X9W
This is a good one for you guys. this car came in to our shop march of 2010 for a no start problem. we found a bad fuel pump. installed a aftermarket pump. car started, an ran great. 2 months down the road the car was towed back in with a bad pump agian. this ...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU04132
This Escape had the engine replaced, and has had this code ever since. We clear it, and test drive, or test thru Modis, and code comes back every time. We have continuity through the harness to the pcm, and to ground, but no a.c. signal to pcm. Sensor has been... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam pos sensor), P1400 (dpfe egr low voltage)
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMY04122K
This escape is consuming too much time!! Customer brought the veh. complaning of rough idle. The initial DTCs set were p401 EGR flow insufficient, p305 cyl 5 misfire,p306 cyl 6 misfire, p442 evap leak. The vehicle has 125,000 so it was due for new plugs(replac...
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2003 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRWO7323
Car came in with check engine light on found code p0443 checked for power at canister purge soleniod and there is power than I actuated it with scanner and disconnected hose coming from canister and seem to be working because there is vacuum on that side of th... Trouble codes: P0443
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L64
Ok this vehicle is maxing out the negative fuel trim on the right bank and max positve on the left bank. first swapped o2 sensors to check for a bias and no change. performed a fuel injector drop test it is ok. pressure is also at 35 pounds running. smoke test... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRF14524
This truck started out with an engine miss not knowing anything about the 3 valve plug issue I took the job. Drove the truck before I put it in the shop and it was missing bad so I didnt run it all that long. My first experience with the plug problem, bac...
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2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMFU16545
This vehicle came from another shop. We contacted them and they said they replaced the chain tensioner and flushed plugged oil passages in the engine. When we got it, it had no power and bad hesitation on accel. We diagnosed as cams out of time. It went back t...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Fuel press. VIN: 1FTWF31545
So we got this as a tow in, another shop replaced fuel pump and filter from local Ford store still no start. So we replaced driver module and truck started for 10 seconds then stall w/no start?? After testing we had power and ground at pump connector when unpl...
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W7V
Ok here goes car came in with intemiten stall mostly on decel coast replaced idle air motor and mass airflow sensor mas had low baro reading for my altitude cleared adaptive memory baro reading now good problem is has stall when put in gear and on decel coast ...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Radio VIN: 1MELM50U7V
When put into reverse radio volume cuts, no sound, radio led readings remain lit & reading, in all other positions radio is good. I disconnected Range Sensor while running, when put into 'R' disconnected, volume remains. I also noticed when in reverse power s...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF37FXY
customer has another exact same year and model of truck so we had him bring it over. i disconnected a sensor on it to set the service engine light and still neither one of our scanners would read the code. both said pass no fail. one is a code reader from matc...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73E42
Thanks again for all the ideas. The customer picked up the vehicle saying he will carry fuses with him. Well, yesterday he came back with a no start and he already put a fuse in it. After a quick check we decided that the fuel pump finally went out. Replaced p...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FMDU73E42
Well this nightmare is fixed thanks to help from Steve Phillips at Tim's Auto Pro in S.C. and Randy from Pennsylvania was also on the right track with the 4X4 low condition. After spending many hours of time due to incorrect wiring diagrams and service informa...
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Rotors/Wheel bearing VIN: 1FTPX12535
Thanks for all the replies, the fix was a whole new rotor.Torque to 295 ft lbs . It would fell like the bearing was bad but the play was comeing from the hub, had me fooled because bearing went in tight had to use press, Thanks for all the help again
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTPX1452F
I removed the fuel pump drive module near spare tire and inspected for cracks-none found. Gave vehicle back to customer and told him to bring it back when it was acting up or SES light on
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Shifter VIN: 5LMPU28L7W
OK FIXED , YOUR REPLIES WERE HELPFUL , MOST SAID CABLE (WHICH I HAD ALREADY CHECKED), ONE PERSON SAID SHAFT IN TRANS, AND ONE GUY SAID CHECK PRNDL SWITCH. THE PROBLEM WAS THE SWITCH BINDING UP. THE BEST WAY TO CONFIRM IS UNPLUG HARNESS FROM IT, REMOVE MOUNTING...
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