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1994 Ford F-350 XLT 5.8L Pressure Solenoid VIN: 1FDKF37H7R
Truck broke down / tow in. Key On - constant spark, constant fuel pump, inside of PCM absolutely smoked - no data, no injection pulse. All grounds test good. All under-hood fuses and wiring good. I started to test all computer outputs, relays and solenoids f...
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1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FTHX26F6T
hey techs i've got this 7.3 diesel that i'm having troubles with.truck came in on the hook after it died on the road,we check fuel filter it was plugged and pump was leaking(mechanical pump)replaced both,it would start then die,did a injector buzz test,injecto...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FT5W21P26
hey guys need some help. this is our first 6.0 and it is not going well. not sure where to go from here. after replacement of injectors we no longer are getting contribution codes, still have EGR codes, still have heavy black smoke, zero power at times. some o... Trouble codes: P0263 (cyl 1 contribution balance fault), P0269 (Cyl 3 contribution balance fault), P0404 (EGR performance), P1408 (EGR flow out of range), P1335 (EGR position sensor min stop perf)
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A6Y
Suspect I have a valve train/timing chain problem and customer wants to repair vehicle. Would like a little input prior to tearing into the engine -- major labor involved. Vehicle has poor idle due to misfire but drives well. This is the first 3.9L we've worke... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire detected), P0172 (System too rich bank 1)
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1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L6X
good morning all, we have a 1999 merc cougar that needs a fuel pump,how ever we cant get the fuel lines released from the pump assembly,we can squeaze the little lock tabs but the lines feel like they are stuck in orings, dont want to break them. Any body done...
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1988 Other Ford Kountry Coac 10.3L potentiometer VIN: 1C9CD6RA8H
Hey Old Timers! Got a Motor home here with the Bendix C1-a air operated cruise control. I believe I have an erratic potentiometer, but I can't seem to find one. I think the part number is either 101951n, 101951, or [...]. When I find it listed on the intern...
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1989 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L nuetral safety switch VIN: 1FTHF36G1K
I checked the switch off the truck and would not close in any position. I drilled out rivets and found countacts had fallen out of there place. I ohmed the switch with the contacts in the proper place and it was fine.
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP5520Y
I SUSPECT PCM IS BAD, I COULD NOT REPROGRAM PATS, SINCE IT HAS TO GO THROUGH PCM FIRST, AND I COULD'NT COMMUNICATE WITH IT. I EVEN TRIED A DIFFERENT SCAN TOOL TO BE SURE, SAME RESULTS. ALL THE COMMUNICATION LINES, POWER AND GROUNDS ARE OK. I SUGGESTED TAKING T...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L false overheat VIN: 1FAFP383X2
I've been waiting for customer feedback, but I ended up replacing the CHT. Retested and found not much change. The scanned temp did read lower than it was, but not by much (220-240) vs 240-260 before. The guage is and was rock-steady at mid-travel. Many ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14594
i left it up to the customer. he needed it badly for work so he said to try bypassing module for now. i did and he drove it for 2 days with no problems until i got the new module in. replaced module and switched wiring back and all is well. i did call bone yar...
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2007 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZK02187
thank you guys alot,its like haveing a daddy to go to again for information,the fix was the ac ccompressor,tryed expansion valve frist had same problem,the compressor did it thanks again.
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