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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L SRS mil - B1869 VIN: 1FTNX21L22
I have here a 2002 Ford pickup that came in one month ago with SRS warning light on. Pulled code B1869- "airbag indicator inoperative" - (open or shorted). The code was hard- would not clear, there was no audible tone from the IPC, no flash code. Followed Al...
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP40432
I have a basket case here. I got this car from the auction it came from New Mexico where there is no emissions. It came in with aftermarket dual exhaust (no H-pipe) and B1S2 code and found there was NO bung hole for the rear O2 and no O2 either!! Repaired/inst... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank One System Too Lean)
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Cuts out, foods badly VIN: 1FMZU62K62
after the job was completed,we try to start the engine but it would run for a few seconds and stall because it would flood badly. To start again we have to take the spark plugs off and clean them or disable the fuel pump open the throttle all the way and crank...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L compressor clutch
had power to A/C compressor cltch for a while then lost it. i have power at vthe low pressure switch but none at the clutch. if anyone has any ideas i would greatly appreciate it. thank you ahead off time.
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Valve Spring VIN: 1FMZU73E33
Dead missfire #6 cyl compression 210 all others 180-190 strong spark and plug and wires replaced. Fuel injector tested and switched with #1 cyl fuel present in cylinder. Suspect broken or weak valve spring. Can spring be replaced in car without cam removal
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L No power VIN: 1FTNE24253
Okay i have no hair left, pulled it all out, time for some help. This van has no power, none, it will not get out of its own way. It idles fine, no trouble codes, it acts just like the timing is retarded by 30 degress or the trans is taking off in third gear. ...
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2005 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L 4x4 light VIN: 1FMZU75W75
got this in today looking to see if anyone ran into this code and can give a guide not a real ford guy. any help will be appreaciated thanks.
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2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L restraint control VIN: 1FAFP231X6
Hi, folks. I get a recurring B1342-EO code from the restraint control module. Airbag light proves out normally, and is not illuminated, no customer perceived problem.The only reason I see this code is that I have IDS hooked up to reprogram PCM for another issu...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Right Low Beam/Daytime Running Light VIN: 1FTSW21R88
We removed the poorly installed HID system,installed new harnesses,new bulbs. Left side works perfect,(high,low,DRL),Right side has no low beam,no daytime running light(same wire/circuit).High beam works fine. We want to check the DRL module-but cannot locate ...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR11X7R
WE FINALLY FIXED IT ONE OF THE INTAKE GASKETS WAS LEAKING THAT WE HAD INSTALLED WE WERE LOOKING AT THE PARTS DESCRIPTION AND PICTURES ON NAPAS WEB SITE AND THE PICTURES AND THE PICTURE SHOWED A 1 PEICE VALLEY GASKET AND MY TECH SAID THE KIT CAME WITH A 2 PIEC... Trouble codes: 512 (Kam test failure).
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L interior lights VIN: 1FT2F18261
I was worried because I did try the switch manually and it did not work, and the wiring is a pain, the GEM was the issue. Thankyou
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU04132
Well, we were able to track this back to an ECM problem. With scope we could watch the cam sensor pattern, and that was good, we could control the dpfe through the scanner. Cam timing and crank signals matched, but for some reason the ECM wasn't processing the... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam pos sensor), P1400 (dpfe egr low voltage).
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U13
this car was a problem i tuned it up replaceed the iac and intake gaskets then it comes back with a 171 and 174 o2 sensers sw great brove the car a while and the codes came back even though the oil was new it sat and idled on a carlot for months and the oil wa...
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2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U84
for all who said air leak, you are golden.the air or idle valve on back of intake had a broken q ring causing the runaway idle.as for dealer wanting to replace all cats and o/2s customer will live will mil for cats below threshold if it returns.thanks to all.
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2005 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Radio/dead battery VIN: 1FTZR45E95
Hi all. Well, the customer has had the truck back for two days and in that time we have had just a little over 2 inches of rain, quiet heavy at times. There has been no further incidents, the radio works just fine and the truck's battery is working just fine....
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cooling fan VIN: 1LNHM87A6Y
Thanks for the information on the cooling fan pump pressure line. Makes since it would be a one time use thing from the factory. I will keep that in mind for the next time. But since my tech accidentlly damaged the fitting I had too(very carefully) cut the fit...
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