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1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FTEF15N7T
Hello there all.This truck seems to possibly have a torque converter isuue but not sure.When vehicle is cold or warm you put the vehicle in drive and it dies hard.When you put in reverse it maintains idle.we replaced tcc solenoid and all readings on the scanne...
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L abs VIN: 1FTYR14VXY
Hello to all. I hope the iATN members can help. I'm trying to find the abs(RABS) diagnostic connector on this truck. I've checked the archives and have seen that it should be either by the right kick panel or by the steering column, which is what Mitchell, All...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNF21SYE
What I have here is our personal copany truck. We bought this truck new it has never been wrecked, and is stored in a heated garage. The orignal fuel pump went out at 12,000 miles. Replaced with a new motorcraft assembly. Truck sat for 3 months would not start...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31P73
This 6.0 has had much work in the last 10000 miles on the HP oil/injection system. The HP oil pump went out last summer. It has been running well until last week when it started running rough especially after fully warm. Then it will stall and start very hard ... Trouble codes: P0269 (3 contribution/balance fault), P0263 (1 contribution/balance fault), P132B, P0562 (System voltage low), P1378 (FICM supply voltage circuit low), P2617 (CKP signal output ckt open)
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTSE34L74
hello. my issue is while braking the steering wheel moves left and the van pulls left. unsure if it did it before the brake work. the front calipers were leaking through the piston seal. the red brake warning light had been coming on and off for years. now it ...
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L converter VIN: 1FTPW14555
Initial complaint was a "bump" while cruising at speed. No codes were found. Trans fluid looked fine. Test drive confirmed the bump in 4th gear with 100% lockup. We tried shudder fix first. Problem persisted. Yesterday we changed torque converter. Same symptom...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L mode door control VIN: 1FTPX14565
this is a manual temp. control a/c system. cust.says air only blows from panel vents. have installed new mode actuator and new control head. what happens is after u turn mode selector to panel or defrost it will stay there, u can turn selector switch to any ot...
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2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hard start warm VIN: 1FDXF46P37
Another shop ask me for help. I told them I didnt work much on diesel engines. After persistance and my not yet knowing how to say no, I agreed to come look at it. Something about the challenge. Anyway my scaner would not talk to vehicle. Because it only goes ...
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2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L GEM Module VIN: 1FMFU16568
Hey guys, My problem is that my boss wants his keypad entry number changed. The local Ford dealer said I need to change the smart junctio block. Which I did, after a 6 month wait for back orders and such.Then I had to take to dealer for a flash program, becaus...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM8658Y
I have a lincoln that has a constant misfire. It's not like a typical ignition misfire though. It seems like a vac related misfire. It does seem to clear up a little bit when you rev up the engine. It has a lot of miles and was in need of some tlc when i first...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start
Well I have gotten a lot of replies to this request, but Jay from Georgia nailed it. The tech who did the repair did not notice the bypass relief valve that fell out of the oil filter adapter, (Ford calls it a 'header') when he cleaned it in the solvent tank....
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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Clutch VIN: 1FMCU24X9T
We were looking for a shortcut -none to be had , did it the way the book said and as many of you guys had said , I still like the idea i had last night about a big hose and use a shock bushing and blow a little shop air thru like we did in the old days , a fe...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L battery VIN: 1FALP53S7V
here we go. thanks for all of your responses. i got soaked on labor. customer leaves knowing what his fix is, and i leave with nothing. not even 1 hour pay. so, that aside, it all came down to the lf door pin switch, which is mounted to the latch. dude doesnt ...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15XXW
Customer picked up vehicle before could be repaired. Did have ECM reflashed but didn't change anything. When vehicle returns will try to find a way to lower fuel pressure. Thanks to all for great sugestions.
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Abs VIN: 1FAFP6633X
WELL, AS MANY PROBABLY HAVE FIGURED OUT, THAT THIS POS WAS NOT WORTH SPENDING ANY MORE TIME ON IT. MY ONLY HOPE IS THAT IF BY CHANCE SOMEONE IN THE FUTURE IS DEALING WITH THIS SAME KIND OF PROBLEM THEY WILL BE ABLE TO SEE THE RESPONCES OFFERED, AND THEY ARE A...
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2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTPW14V57
Thanks to everyone who replied. On most any other type of plug I would have pulled the plugs and checked them long before asking for help. I have put plugs in several of these (3 valve) and have all the tools to get them out when they break. I have never ha... Trouble codes: P0316.
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