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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Glow plug problem VIN: 2FDLF47M4N
Had a customer drop off a dump truck for routine items, nothing related to what I had a problem with: turned key on and smoke bellowed from fuse box. Found both fusible links to glow plugs burned. Looked under hood and found all brand new glow plugs installed....
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14Y8T
Vehicle came in with the above codes. Before much physical testing I looked at it with my modis. I keep getting this annoying vehicle battery low message even with the truck running on Modis. Aside from that I reset the fuel trims which were -22 LTFT. When I s... Trouble codes: P1443 (p0411-), P0411 (p0172-), P0172 (p0174-), P0174 (p0175-), P0175 (p0443-), P0443 (testing and results)
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L battery light VIN: 1FMYU04121
Hi, I have this 2001 esxcape. The customer states that randomly the battery light illuminates on the dash. I have verified this concern, and the vehicle is actually charging when this happens, at about 13.8V. Another shop told her that she needed a cooling fan...
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2003 Ford F F650 7.2L No Start VIN: 3FDNF652X3
This is one from a fleet that i take care of and the only one that is a cat engine and my scanner will not scan a f650 . This truck sat for a year and a half and was jumped and it ran and was mover about 600 feet and parked . it will not start now i have the f...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX21508
Greetings all this truck is a puzzler. it came in for an engine noise concern. we found a rattling noise from both valve covers when the engine was warm and feathering the throttle between 800-1500 rpm. It sounds very much like a diesel when it occurs. Disconn...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Starting VIN: 1FTWW31R78
Where is Transmission contro module..It is not at the rear of transfer case has Mitchel-on -demand says..Not at the linkage...I have no ground to pin 86 on relay,suspect TCM,but not sure where it is
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L abs VIN: 5LMEU88H44
I looking for a direction where to get started. My customer complains about an intermittant (a couple of times a week) illuminated ABS lamp that resets when the ignition is cycled off but returns randomly. He hasn't noticed any conditions when the lamp is ligh...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L air conditioning VIN: 1LNHM86S64
The A/C concern I now have is that the system does work, However, It comes on interm. I have tested the Pressure switches and they are fine. I evacuated and rechared the system so I know the freon is good and the system has the correct amount in it. I have no ...
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2005 Mercury Mariner 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 4M2CU571X5
This mariner has an intermittent stall and no start. Have checked all the grounds, and cleaned up the one underneath the seat. It seems to be a loose connection or bad wire, since it is very intermittent, with no codes or loss of communication, is not the secu...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L code P0340 cam senso VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
First of all I would like to thank all the people who responded to my request. The problem was the altenator RF interferance. But the day I requested help I had just replaced the wires to the cam sensor cleared the code and restarted the truck and like before ... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor).
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF56F83
The rail pump or lift pump would drop to 5 psi pressure after 20+ min. of driving. We put a vacuum gauge on the suction side of the pump and it never went above 4in hg(eliminating a clogged fuel sock in the tank) A new electric rail pump fixed this truck. This...
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2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Smokes VIN: 1FTSX21R88
It was the turbo seals leaking oil into exhaust pipe.Customer will fix at a later time Thanks
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ILNLM97V3V
Thank you for all replys. I already have tried all of the recommended suggestions in replys before my original post. Had to let it go without actual fix
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1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L High idle VIN: 1MELM55U7S
Sorry it took so long. I had to find a computer and there was only one available and it was in st louis. Repalced and all is well . Thanks Mike [...] Trouble codes: 412 (Cant control idle speed).
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