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1984 Ford Ranger S 2.8L starter VIN: 1FTCR1153E
hey all you ford guys, this thing has everyone here stumped. truck came in with no crank, starter just grinds would not turn engine over. we pulled engine and replaced flywheel,bellhousing and starter. it stills does same thing, anyone got any ideas what to lo...
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1991 Ford Bronco XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMEV15N2M
This veh. came from another shop so I'm not positive about history.It has a rough idle-misfire on acceleration{more noticable under medium accel-when floored just seems to have low power]-black smoke out exhaust.The shop it came from replaced engine with jaspe...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTJS34G8S
This van came to me from another shop. They replaced the secondary ignition and the fuel pump. Customer stated that he needed a smog check and they recomended a CAt. Thats when he came to me. The car has a stumble at idle. If i feed it carb spray it goes awa...
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18LOY
Engine will misfire under light accel then will go away. When leaving a stop light misfire on take off but goes away. Once at 55-60 mph you can slowly depress the gas pedal and engine will misfire on all 8 cylinders including number 3. After a approximately 6 ...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L electronic radiator fan VIN: 1FAFP34331
good morning fellow techs, this is my first help request. a preious tech was working on this vehicle, he is out sick for the week so I inherited the job. He replaced bad head gasket, thermostat, anti freeze, head temp sensor, and at idle the vehicle would over...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAHP56S61
Thanks in advance. Looking for some input, replaced fuel pump at 129,000 with Motorcraft pump,approx 3 months ago,and then again 2 weeks ago thinking it was a defective pump. Tonight no-start again no fuel pressure. Is there a common issue with this vehicle in...
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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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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTSW21P65
Vehicle came in with a no start condition. Found low oil pressure in the high pressure oil system. Replaced high pressure oil pump and IPR. Vehicle now starts, but the desired ICP reading jumps from 580 psi to 870 psi at idle and the truck revs up sporatically... Trouble codes: 2284 (Injector Control Pressure Circuit Range Performance)
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2008 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12228
The truck is running rich on bank 1 ( cyls 2-3 only ) The long and short fuel trim are 15-20% on bank 1 and 0% on bank 2. We also dropped the exhaust on bank one and no change. The o2 is reading leaner on Bank 1 but not enough to cause the plugs to be black on...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S41
Ladies and Gentlemen,I'm not in the habit of asking for help, but this time there is too many summaries in the knowledge base to feel strongly about what direction to go without too much tail chasing!? She brings it back with this code and intermittant misfire... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder one misfire)
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1997 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FALP53SXV
Sorry for the length of time, but the vehicle never came back in to the shop. The customer is just accepting it the way it is. He is happy that it runs a lot better than before.
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L speedo VIN: 1FAFP5249X
someone had repaired it before , when i was tracing out wires , i found there repair which was hidden well insige the harness, customer had never told us it had been repaired before, connectors checked out so i assumed the wiring was ok , how stupid of me , th...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L #1 Cyl VIN: 1FTNW21P24
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES, ENDED UP REPLOACE ING THE CUP, BUT FOUND NO VISUAL PROBLEMS WITH THE CUP, AND AFTER ANOTHER TEST DRIVE # 8 CYL FAILED, FOUND OUT THEY HAD ALL INJECTORS REPLACED A SHORT TIME AGO, NONE WERE TORQUED TO SPEC, WENT THOUGH ALL INJECTORS AND ...
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2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FMDK06115
thank you richard from new hampshire it was the cooling fan control module. replaced the module and everything is working just fine. thanks again
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21506
Thanks to all!! Well I pulled bank 1 valve cover, Pulled cam phaser and bolt was not tight. Phaser guide pin damaged cam shaft. Thought it was just going to need cam & phaser. Pulled cam and found damage to all cam caps/retainers do to loss of oil pressure. I'... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0304, P0316, P0172, P0174.
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2010 Ford Shelby GT500 5.4L Headlights VIN: 1ZVBP8JSOA
Thank you all for your help. First yes fuses where blown . I found a way to get the halogen to work with the same system in place. I found that the power to the HID light are on all the time on the yellow brown wire R/S and yellow violet L/S, and that the ...
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