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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32X3R
Frustration has set in. Is there an easy removal technique for removing the CMP Synchronizer ??? It is the type with the window situated center/ rear of the engine block. Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP Signal noise 0 Tane Adjust Pin), P0214 (Cylinder I.D. CID circuit fault)
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1997 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FALP53SXV
Hi everyone, I have this 97 ford taurus that is having idling/surging problems when the a/c is on. The car runs great until the a/c is turned on. When the a/c compressor cycles on, the idle will go up approx. 300 rpms more and slowly come back down to normal....
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15XXW
Have a 98 ranger with 100% duty cycle at all times. Runs rich at all times. Trying to find out if an input is causing high duty cycle or if ECM is bad.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FTSW30F8X
This truck originally came for a poor running condition, and it smoked a lot. It had sat outside for about 2 days before service work. And it would start and stall. Installed camshaft sensor and got it up and running. The first thing I did was and oil change a... Trouble codes: P0278 (Cylinder 6 Contribution/Balance Fault), P0284 (Cylinder 8 Contribution/Balance Fault)
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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTRX17L6Y
I have a 42-44 mph bounce in this truck on any road surface. It became much more noticable after replacing the tires (BFG Long Trails). I have done everything I can imagine to remedy it. I reinstalled the old tires on the same wheels and it was almost gone. I ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21L01
This vehicle was brought in running extremely bad.I found cyl.3 plug loose and the ground electrode burnt off,cyl.1 looks good except the ceramic on the firing electrode is rust red as are all the other plugs that I have so far removed.I've got a feeling there... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303
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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L ABS control VIN: 1FMCU95H15
This one is for Ford Hybrid techs. I need some help on this problem.The vechicle came in with C1327 Brake Fluid Level Low and the fluid level sensor was out of spec.I replaced fluid from the reservoir using fluid changer to see if it turn the light off,filled ...
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2003 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM58U73
Customer brought car to us after he instaaled new cam sync. because of noise.Noise is gone but keeps setting code 1336 cam sync. missaligned.We brought it up on cyl 1 and using aftermarket alignment tool reinstall sync.to 38 degrees from center line of engine.... Trouble codes: 1336 (cmp sync. misalign)
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1995 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14X0S
Ended up sending out he computer to a re-builder through the dealer Truck runs great thanks for the input.
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5242B
ok guys i think this one is fixed,what i ending founding was that the idle control val was leaking real bad and i cleansd the mass air flow metter.the van ran great and no problems so far.thank all of ypu for the help. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L daytime running lights VIN: 1FTSX31F1X
Thanks to all of you guys that responded on this vehicle. I forgot to mention that on my first look at this vehicle i did disconnect the ignition switch and the problem still existed. I ended up replacing the under dash fuse box and the GEM module that is atta...
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