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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L MIL Lamp on
light on, good idle, idle flare when shift into d or r, good run, no converter lock up. light off(intermittant) lopey idle, good run,no flare on shift into gear, lockup works. note that idle has been lopey since purchase 4 yrs ago but no mil on or dirveability... Trouble codes: 57 (Neutral pressure switch no octane switch)
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L cooling syster VIN: 1FTCR15XXR
Hello, the truck had a new water pump and thermostat installed by another shop. Coustomer stated after the repair the temapture would go up and down quickley on the gauge. He replaced his own raidator and flushed the system and no luck. Our shop saw the cts te...
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L suspension VIN: 1FTCR14U2T
When braking hard it feels like a dull thud inside the truck and can be duplicated by hitting the brake and releasing at road speed. I suspect a ball joint on the right side, but I am not sure
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Will not turn off VIN: 1FMRU1563Y
Customer stated would not start (Battery dead). Jump started. After started windows inop and could not turn off (engine continues to run with ignition switch off). Installed known good GEM and fuse block. Now windows work but still will not turn off. Unplugged...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L #F8 30AMP maxi fuse VIN: 1FAFP3438Y
This vehicle came in for a no crank no start. I noticed it had acessory power, but no dash lights or exterior lights.Upon inspection i found the #F8 30 amp maxi fuse for ignition to be blown. I also found the positive battery cable insulation burnt at the batt...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L locks up VIN: 1FTNF21575
customers states when turning left steering locks up can't turn. didnt seem to do before repairs i haven't been able to get the problem to happen to me not sure if pump is weak? ball joints seem fine can turn by hand on hoist Thanks for any help
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1LNHM97V32
Hope you guys an give me some help on this one. Got a 02 continental dropped off with customer complaint of air ride not working. Pulled codes and got a low battery voltage code. Did charging system check and found alternator output at 13.00 volts. Replaced al...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L blows fuse#20 VIN: EM2ZU86K62
This is a repost, never located problem thought by now somebody might respond with answer to my nitemare.It has gone 5 months without blowing and has blown right away. Suspect drivers door jamb harness, gem module,interior fuse box(bjb) kick panel/ ebrake area...
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1950 Ford F Series 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 98RC455082
thanks all for your replies customer brought in original manifold and carb installed and problem is gone.Apparently the stock cam cannot move the air volume from 2 demons thanks every body
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No speedo VIN: 4F2CZ96193
Thanks to all who responded. Problem was broken wire from oss to pcm. repaired wire, all is ok. Trouble codes: P0720 (Output speed sensor ckt), P0722 (Output speed sensor no signal), U1041 (Scp invalid data for vehicle speed), U1123 (Scp invalid for odometer), B1352 (Ignition key-in circuit failure).
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L mode door control VIN: 1FTPX14565
this is a late design with a single actuator. had to remove HVAC housing and replace mode door asmbly. the doors and pivot axles were all warped and twisted giving out of range feedback voltages.with new asmby.and actuator feedback voltage is panel=4.12v and d...
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L tirepressuremon VIN: 1FMEU73E26
Thanx to all for the help but i havent got the truck back yet.I will let you know as soon as i do thanx again everyone
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2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L GEM Module VIN: 1FMFU16568
Yes it's fixed. My boss asked me if I tried the code erase procedure from the owners manual. I said no, I assume the dealer techs did that first thing as that would be the fastest and most obvious thing to do. Well they must not have because we did that and th...
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2001 Other Ford Fleetwood 6.8L engine VIN: 1FCNF53S2Y
WE NEVER GOT THE BOTTOM OF WHAT CASE GROUND WAS , I DON'T GET THE TIME I WANT TO SPENT ON CARS LIKE I , USE TO , SOME TIMES ITS NOT WORTH THE HASSLE MY TIME IS WORTH MORE THAN THE MONEY , MUST BE A DEALER PROBLEM LOL LET THEM REPROGRAM THE DAM THING!
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