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1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTCR10A2V
This truck has a weird problem. Iatn had nothing in archives. When you rev it up and then let off the gas engine dies. When trying to restart, engine spins real fast and has no compression. Let it sit awhile and it will restart. Idles fine and will rev up but ...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 2-3 Shift VIN: 1FTNW21F1Y
Sorry not much experience with diesel or transmissions. Any help would be appreciated. Customer complains of harsh 2-3 shift ongoing for a year and has recently gotten worse. During the test drive I watched the scan tool data and found computer commanding 3r...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Vents VIN: 1FAHP59UX2
No cold air. Low side lines frosted/ very cold. Appears that accumulator is frosted and between the accumulator and compressor line is frozen the most. Also, the compressor does not cycle off in any position, and doesn't cycle on without putting on Max A/C or ...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMPU16W63
hi ford guys,thanks for looking and your time, this Expidation came in for no start concern,when I test it I found its ckranking with no start and if you keep ckranking(for few seconds) it will stop ckranking and the mailge show --- and crouse indicator comes ...
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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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2006 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L cluster lighting VIN: 1LNHM81V96
I have a 2006 Lincoln Towncar that is driving my mechanics crazy. When you turn on the lights manually or if they come on during dark conditions the cluster dimms out. If you turn up the dimmer all the way up just before the interior lights come on, you can ju...
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Unknown VIN: 4M2DU86W53
Has a oil leak in spark plug hole. #8 cyl. Does not have any leaks above to cause this. Any thoughts?
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L wheel bearing noise VIN: 4M2EU48836
replaced both bearing and front diff noise still there sounds like letf front rotated tires too any one run in to this
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1992 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR15X4N
checked fuel pressure it was 80lbs,changed fuel regulator everything ok.thanks for all the help
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FALP45T6S
vehicle is on hold, havent fixed yet, will re-post and notify u what the officail fix is. thanks for the tips! i have a feeling itll probably end up being the gear on the speed sensor.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Power Steering VIN: 1FTSX31F6X
Air in the system! The only way I got the air out was to remove the hydro boost return line from the pump, And let it run in a jug and turn and pump the breaks untill fluid started to flow.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF21L01
I'm not really sure what I did to fix this. I think I found it by accident. I was under the hood and had the cover off the relay box. I leaned on the PCM relay and all of a sudden the problem went away. I cleaned and tightened the connections and so far so goo... Trouble codes: P0500, P1502, B1323, B1302, B1352.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U81
Thanks for all of the info from everyone...what we finally did to fix the vehicle was to install both a new injector and a new coil..This was very strange since we always had spark to # 1 cyl all the time.. but when you scoped the engine...you could see a drop...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAHP38372
Charles, Dennis and Brian nailed it. We found a bad connection at the connector at the rear of the alternator with a small burnt spot on the connector pin in the alternator. Intermittent battery drain. Vehicle has been gone for 10 days with no problem. The alt...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 4x4 VIN: 1FTWX33FX2
after going over everything again, I replaced the the motor on the transfer case. every thing is working.
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2006 Mercury Monterey (Van) Luxury 4.2L coolant reservoir VIN: 2MRDA222X6
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED, FINALLY GETTING BACK TO THIS CAR, I'M GOING TO DISSASEMBLE THE TOP HALF OF THE MOTOR TO SEE IF I CAN SEE ANYTHING, I CANNOT FIND ANYTHING EXTERNALLY. WHEN I FIND THE SOURCE OF THE LEAK I WILL NOTIFY.
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