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1995 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Turn Signals VIN: 1FTCR10A5S
Car came in with no turn signals, replace flasher and worked fine for an hour. It blew fuse 21. Replace fuse like 5 times. Decided to replace turn signal switch but made no different, now it blows flasher. I am very comfused
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1998 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Oil Cooler VIN: 1FTRX18L1W
Hey techs, I hope someone can shed some light on this situation. I replaced the coolant to oil cooler (mounted on the lower left of the motor,with a oem , just over a year ago on this truck, the truck originally came in with the resevoir full of engine oil, we...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAHP38372
We have an intermittent battery drain. If the vehicle sits for 2-3 days the battery goes dead. We have replaced the battery and tested the charging and starting systems. When the battery does go dead it is completely flat 0 volts. We have been working on this ...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10U43
Has new sparkplugs, coil tested ok, wires good, tested with different wires, tested with new coil. runs perfect as soon as off idle and above 5 km/hr. just wondering if anybody has seen this before we do compression and leakdown tests and pull plenum to test i... Trouble codes: P0305
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTWW31595
Vehicle came to us with intermittent no-start, stall and hesitation. Checked for codes, no codes. Viewed data and while running properly, fuel rail pressure voltage was 2.87v. Got vehicle to act up, saw it drop to 1.00v and vehicle sputtered. Tested wires back...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start, hard start VIN: 1FTSW21P45
Hello again. This "thing" is giving me a headache. Truck was towed in as a no crank/no start. Both batteries replaced and all was good. Customer picked it up. Two hours later it's on a hook, crank no start. Oil was low. Did an oil change with Rotella 15w-40....
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWX34R08
this one is for you ford guys. i have this 6.4 that has an intermittent p2289 code. it also shows in my scanner that there is a fuel rail pressure transducer fault. also when it has a fault it surges and has a lack of power. the code seems to come on when i sh... Trouble codes: P2289
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2010 Ford Shelby GT500 5.4L Headlights VIN: 1ZVBP8JSOA
I replaced the HID headlights to Halogen lights, and now only the high beam on the right side is working, no low beam left and right and no high beam left side, p-lights are working I have checked most things I can think of, all fuses are ok the ones in the en...
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2010 Ford F150 5.4L Accessories VIN: 1FTFW1EV8A
This vehicle came into our shop for a oil change and when it left, the instrument cluster stated that the 'my key' feature had been activated. It will not let you go over 80mph and startes dinging at 75mph. Was not like this when brought into the shop. Called ...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Timing VIN: 1FTCR14U3R
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED.MANUEL FROM CALIFORNIA GOT IT RIGHT.SOMEONE HAD INSTALLED AN AFTER MARKET BALANCER ON THIS PUPPY,WITH NO INDEXING AT ALL. GOT #1 up on tdc with valves closed,and rotor pointing at #1 ON DIST. CAP AND IT PURRS LIKE A KITTEN.THANKS AGAI...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 5.4L Horn VIN: 1FTFX28L2V
thanx to all that replied. Turns out that all of the replies were correct. I closed the drivers door and locked then unlocked and alarm quit. Previously I tried this but with the door open. Thank you again. Shane
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP34P02
Well, I want to thank Bill, Carter, Jesse, Daniel, Jean [...], he told me exac...
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Air Bag VIN: 1FMFU18LO3
Thanks for the help guys, this one is fixed. It turned out to be a ground problem to sensor in l.f. door. I tried a new wire thru door and grounded on stud in kick panel area, but this did not help. Talked to tech at identifix and we decided to run dedicated g...
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2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L engine VIN: 1FZK02186G
Well this post will be closed without a fix. Thanks for all responses all vry good info. We did end up replacing flexplate with new Mtorcraft part. Did not fix the problem. After doing some research online I found that apparently they a lot of trouble with the...
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