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1987 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L engine stall VIN: 1FDKE30HXH
1987 2 berrel carb ford E-350 automatic cube van Customer complains that truck stalls at stop sign all all times. Customer also said engine heasitates at excelleration from a stop. I have verified that the fuel stream comming out of excellerator jets are ver...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, No Communications. VIN: 1FTNX21F4A
Hi Guys & Girls , I have this old 7.3 thats beating me up. I have checked power and grounds. No start and computer gets very hot. New one also. Has anyone seen this before ? No check engine lite , No wait to start lite and no start. Cranks good. Thanks in adva...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L dome light operation VIN: 1FAFP36P2Y
Front dome light does not work when doors are opened. The on full time position works just fine. The problem happened all at once. Fuses are good. Got a wiring schematic from Ford and that did not help me at all. Thanks for your input and help.
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Serpentine Belt VIN: 1FMZU62EXY
I have a situation with this Explorer and I need some help. This vehicle comes for maintenance and we found a sound in the belt area. When we check the belt its bad. We replaced the belt and tensioner. OEM Motorcraft. At 4 days the vehicle returns with same so...
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT 4.0L door ajar light & interior lights VIN: 1FMZU70EX3
Remember this is the Sport 2 door model. Door ajar & interior lights stay on. Yes, I have spray lubed the hell out of ALL the latches. I have replaced LF door ajar switch even though i could watch the switch state change on my Solus. Actually both front door s...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21S93
Thanks in advance for all help. We have an f-250 that set codes p0135 and p0155 heater circuit malf. After testing all circuits, alt. diodes and test driving for cop misfires, all monitors have run accept for 02 sensors. Have not replaced any parts for this co... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155
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2003 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L timing chains
Hi , I have gone to our local dealership, i have looked on alldata,I looked in fords manuals, nowhere can i find the procedure for replacing the seconday timing chain on a 4.0l , all I can find is the procedure for the the primary chain and the jackshaft chain...
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2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cylinder Heads VIN: 1FTPW14516
Customer came in with a dead miss on cyl #2. Removed spark plug #2, but only 3/4 of the plug came out. In an attempt to remove the rest of the plug, it fell in the engine. I spent a whole day trying to remove this material without removing the head by removing...
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2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU93107
I smoke tested this for vacuum leaks. I get over .5 liters flow of smoke coming out of the EGR valve vents(under diaprahm). I remove EGR and plug intake, then get .2 liters flow. I cant find smoke but hear gurgling when dipstick is pulled. I tried 2 new OEM EG... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1993 Lincoln Continental 3.8L No start VIN: 1LNLM974XP
We have a lincoln continental. No start. No fuel injector puls, no spark, no dats from computer. All power and grounds check out good. We replaced the relay module on top of radiator and computer. Still no data, no fuel pump pressure, so spark, no fuel injecto...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
thank for all replies. when i updated the request most hitted right on the head. the problem is with the control side of the solenoid. it is being grounded even though the scan tool shows it to be off. i clip the wire at the ecm and the ecm side was ground... Trouble codes: P0401, P0402.
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, Misfire, raw fuel in exhaust VIN: 1FTWW33FO2
Thanks to all that replied. I went back to the beginning like I never saw truck before. Pulled all glow plugs turned engine over by hand and found #1 cyl full of fuel. Funny, didnt do this before I worked on the other side??? Finally noticed #1 injector had... Trouble codes: P0284.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L64
Found that cam timing on the passenger side had been set wrong reset timing and condition went away thanks for all the replies Trouble codes: P0172, P0174.
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1992 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Suspension VIN: 1LNCM93E4N
SORRY FOR THE DELAY---I GOT A GREAT AMOUNT OF RESPONSES AND HELP FROM EVERY ONE OUT THERE ON THIS PROJECT-WE ENDED UP REPLACING THE COMPRESSOR-AND I ALSO DECIDED TO REPLACE THE SOLINOIDS ON TOP OF THE AIR BAGS-THEY WERE ALL ORIGINAL PARTS-I THINK THE COMPRESSO...
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