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1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: T234567890
The beast came back. Ran great for several weeks. Suddenly can't accelerate past 2000 RPMS, hot or cold under load. Will back fire sometimes. Timing is set at 12 BTDC. Hasn't changed since tune up, marks are still fresh and visible. Changed the fuel filter aga...
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1993 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTHF23G6P
This old ford is giving me a time. Customer brought in complaining that it is getting poor fuel economy(3-4mpg). Replaced cap, rotor, plugs and wires. Went to pull codes and to check datastream. Could get ECU to run KOEO and KOER but would not communicate to g...
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Abs System VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
Repaired above items and now ABS light is on after a few seconds of idling. I jumped the test connector to ground for 2 seconds and the only code that flashes is 12 quick flashes and no slow flashes. All fuses are good and I even tried switching diodes, that d...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire, lack of power VIN: 3FEKF38F4V
We towed the truck in the first time for a no start condition. Customer stated that it lost power and died while driving. After getting it back to the shop we found the cam sensor code in the ecm. tested and found a bad sensor. Replaced the sensor and all was ... Trouble codes: 1211 (Ipr), 340 (Cam Sensor), 344 (Cam Sensor)
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L speedo VIN: 1FAFP5249X
when started cold it works ,after 1/2 mile it stops working , put a scanner on it and computer sees the vss , and it gives signal but when it speedo stops so dose the scanner seeing the vss , ,we replaced the vss on tranny but problem still there , has anyome ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Power Steering VIN: 1FTSX31F6X
Started the truck and work fine for few blocks and then as you applied brakes no power steering assist then no brake assist. pulled pump off and found stuck relief valve. replaced pump.result when brakes applied no assist.
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L monitors not running VIN: 1FAFP55233
i have this 2003 taurus, that i can not get the o2 ,o2 heater,evap,and catalist moniters to run . the only non continouis monitor that will run is the egr monitor.ive checked everything that i know will keep these monitors not to run. i have even talked to a t...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Parking brake cable VIN: 1FMRU15W33
Hi everyone, Have an 03 Expedition with an inoperative parking brake due to excessive slack in the cables. There is no adjustment on these cables. There is definitely to much slack in the cable as I have compared the tension to another Expedition that happens ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P24
Tested after IPR and ICP replaced. Oil pressure at ICP now at 245 on hot engine cranking. Oil pressure low on cold start for first 10-15 seconds of cranking. When pressure starts to rise, vehicle will start. Will run fine until cut off and will not restart if ... Trouble codes: P0407 (EGR B circuit low), P0488 (EGR throttle position control range/performance), P2291 (ICP too low - engine cranking), P1000 (Readiness monitors not set)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Vehicle came to us from wholesale auction,so no previous history available.Customer complained of poor idle,stalling,no power and engine noise.Former technician diagnosed the problem as a compression issue on #2. He then pulled passenger side cyl head,found no...
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2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FMDK06115
This is the first time i have run into this in 15 yrs. I do know the vehicle hit a deer but that was about 2 yrs ago. what it is doing is the cooling fans will not turn off at all unless i disconnect the battery. the temp on both coolant temp sensors are both ...
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT82H35
Ok guys, and gals. I have a 2005 Mustang GT here Built very nice looking car. Runs great most of the time. Every once in a while it will bog down, rough idle, and stall most of the time. I've listed the codes pulled. When A/C is on and turning the wheel it bog... Trouble codes: P0345, P0349, P061B, P2106
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2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDK05186
hello to all members hope all are doing well,have this freestyle that sounds like it has a bad wheel bearing, the noise sounds as if it has a bad bearing in the transfer case that bolts on to the side of the transmission,calling the dealership they said never ...
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1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L High idle VIN: 1MELM55U7S
Thanks in advance, this one came in with a high idle . I used smoke machine and found small vacuum leak at pcv hose. computer has one code koer 412 cannot control idle speed . if i disconnect tps or iac it makes no differance. if i disconnect mass air flow sen... Trouble codes: 412 (Cant control idle speed)
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4M2XV1JTXY
auto runs like crap at idle off idle mil light flickers does not show any codes scanner flickers data along with mil have physically checked everything alt,mass air egr I am at a dead end.. pcm promlem??
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1987 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHF26H4H
Every thing mechanical checked out on this engine. All the replies where very helpful.Don't get to work on a carburetted engine very often. Customer doesn't want to put the money into a new carb. just yet. thanks to all who replied!
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1990 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L gas overflow VIN: 1FTHX26G6L
Thanks everyone for your help, this truck is fix we pull both fuel tanks and replaced check valves, also found a kink return line on rear tank
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P73
SORRY FOR THE LONG DELAY CLOSING, BUT THIS ONE IS FIXED. I CHANGED THE OIL AND IT SEEMED TO RUN A LITTLE BETTER BUT WOULD STILL DIE. BUT NOW IT WOULD RUN LONG ENOUGH TO GET TO RUN INJECTOR TESTS. ALL BUT NO 7 FAILED. REPLACED ALL INJECTROS AND THIS THING IS FI...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSX21R38
thank you everyone for your input the cust. wants to think about if it is worth it to mess with his truck..if he does anything i will let everyone know how it went.
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