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1996 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34X2T
hello fellow techs this one is a conundrum to me.it's the accountants car so really feeling the pressure.the first complaint was rough running at idle and lack of power when i looked at o2 sensors they were flatlined so put used ones in from running car.at thi...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L detonation!
The 04 engine is almost exactly like the 99 engine, except for the intake manifolds. I have all of the vacuum lines hooked up and all sensors. I am running the 99 fuel rail and coil packs with new 99 wires. I was getting a couple of DTCs, for the DPFE and CMP ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Clutch Pedal VIN: 1FTNX21F1X
Just got this truck in from one of my regular customers. we are not a diesel shop or a truck shop for that matter so I have no frame of reference . My customer just pick up this truck and everything seems good with it except for a very high clutch pedal. the c...
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Starting VIN: 1FTRX18W3Y
Hello ford techs i need your help i think i found the problem but want to verify. vehicle wouldn't start towed to shop noticed battery lite on check engine lite on with the key in my hand. i wen under dash and blew off what i think is the bcm it had a little m...
2000 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L "Determining PATS protocol, please wait" VIN: 1FAFP68G6Y
Hi everyone. I replaced the PCM in this car (the PCM wasn't triggering the coil as per the pinpoint test). I have two new keys to program, but I keep on getting the same message. "Determining PATS protocol please wait". Now my first choice would be a WDS or an...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP55S22
4 heater circuit codes and a egr code. Fuse 28 is good and i have battery voltage to the heater wire of the o2. When i check voltage with the car running it fluctuates from 3-13 volts.should it do that? i never looked at voltage on the heater wire before with ... Trouble codes: 135 (B1s1 heater circuit), 141 (B1s2 heater circuit), 155 (B2s1 heater circuit), 161 (B2s2 heater circuit), 1409 (Egr systems)
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L low power VIN: 1FDWW36F82
I have to fix the Ford F-350 Super Duty 7.3l Power Stroke diesel. But I have never fixed this car before. The problem of this car is idle hesitaion and engine is too weak. It has the P1211.It sometimes the service engine soon light shines on sometimes. I need ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L reverse VIN: 1FTSX31L54
This truck runs fine ,shifts fine no problems going forward. Problem is when you put it in reverse engine will stall dead put it back to park it will restart right away .It will never stall if you go from park directly to drive only if you go from park or neut...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSF21P45
ok ford guys checked about every thing poss , ipc removed and air checked with shop air not happy about checking a system that runs at 3000 lbs of oil with 120 psi of air so i had a hose made to handle 5800 psi grabed a nitrogin bottle and feed it 2400 lbs and...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSW21P76
Hi everyone, I have this truck here which is a real pain in the ass for me. It will start when its cold, but never when it warms up. I replaced all of the parts listed above and I still have the same problem. When looking at a graph for the high side oil press...
2011 Ford F250 Super D 6.7L R/R Turn Signal VIN: 1FT7W2B68B
Please forward an up to date wiring schematic for this vehicle, I have no R/R turn signal. The wiring is different from the 2010 model year. Fax number is [...] Thanking you in advance, Dave
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L fuse
Please Lincoln techs some help please. This car keeps blowing the fuse for the alternator ignition on feed (20 amp) Have had the alternator to repairers 2 times for repair, and he reports he has changed everything he can buy for this unit, but fault remains on...
2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L dont know VIN: 3LNHM261X6
members have this problem child that came in for the a/c not working,i have my little test relay jumper hooked up on the a/c clutch relay circuit then,have the regular relay plugged in the top of that jumper relay,ok here is where i messed up i have my power p...
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L brakes VIN: 1MEFM59S4Y
alright folks, this one has me stumped... car came in complaining of vibration when stopping from high speeds. pads were 75% ish, rotors were at or slightly below spec. customer opted for pads and rotors all the way around. noticed a caliper (lr) seeping aroun...

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1992 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP42E9N
Thanks for all the replies.Sorry it's taken so long to close.My gut feeling was ecm problem.Went back and rechecked grounds,took them loose and cleaned them.Tested voltage drop at and resistance of fuel pump relay.Made sure I had all battery and ignition volta...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F1T
Thanks for all that replied. I may have jumped the gun a little due to past experiences with 6.0's. I immediatly went to PIDs and did not check the basics. The fuel filter was empty during the no start condition. I cleaned the fuel pressure regulator and r...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L parking brake VIN: 1FTNX20L5Y
finally got this truck fixed turn out to be a defective new pedal assembly. put on the new one and everything works great thank to all of you for your suggestion and helpful advice
2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAHP24156
i would like to say thanks to all of the guys who weighed on it this repair i have found and fixed the problem,the compressor was bad it would pump up to good head pressure and then it would stop,the compressor pump was bad inside of this unit,after three comp...
2007 Ford E-250 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24WA7
sorry it took as long as it did but i wanted to make sure this one was fixed be fore i replied.it ending up being a bad pcm,replaced it truck started and ran great.thank for the replies that i recived. Trouble codes: P061B, P0103 (Mass air flow circuit high).
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX21508
Thanks to all that replied. Jesse and Gordon nailed it. 18psi at idle is not enough. We warmed it up and filled it with 15w40 oil and the noise disappeared. The owner has decided to run it with the heavier oil for the summer and then decide what to do with it ...
1996 Mercury Villager LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4M2DV11W9T
So to start off i had spark but no injector pulse. my fuse was good and power to all my injectors was good. i was not getting a pulsed ground from the pcm to my injectors. this motor is a nissan motor. the distributor on this particular vehicle sends a sig... Trouble codes: P0400, P0325.
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