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1978 Ford Pinto 2.3L cam / valve timing
Customer droped off rail to have cam re-installed (thrust plate came loose and let cam walk out). The cam was almost flat, followers were ground off. This 2300 has no head timing indicators for the cam timing and no covers either. I have installed new cam, bus...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Door latch VIN: 1FALP52UXS
This is a part question. Will a door latch from a taurus without keyless entry fit a taurus with keyless entry?
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2000 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Cluster VIN: 1FTRX18LXY
OK fellow IATN'ers, I have a good one here, this F-150 is making me pulle the little bot of hair out that I have left. It came in as a crank no start, the theft light is flashing, and the odometer reads ---, Checking wiring etc, I have no scanner communication...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33P96
HELLO everyone i have this truck i am running short on time with and dont ask often but i need help ! It has 2 poss. problems and here is what i can tell you . The wrench light comes on for 2 problems 1 is the p012 engine oil over temp and does not appear to p... Trouble codes: P0234, P0012
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2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JFAFP56U16
Hello to all you ford techs out there i got a 2006 taurus giving me fits. It comes in with a lean code on bank one. I check fuel trims bank 1 st ft is -17 and lt fuel trims is +23. I replaced the bank 1 o2 becuse it was laying down, reset fuel trims. And on st... Trouble codes: P0171
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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMPU16546
I have a 2006 expedition with the 5.4 3v vct engine. customer complaines about lack of power and hesitation. and also of a ticking noise. We never noticed any lack of power or anything. or even a noise. we looked at data and everything seemed ok exept we were ...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Interior VIN: 1LNM15D4NR
ok so this demon came in a couple of days ago b/c the lift gate would open on its own. then close on its own. check the power liftgate module and got code p2703. i ran through the diag trouble tree and it led me to the lift gate module. i just replaced the lif...
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1994 Ford Probe 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4S5FG123QW
Ok this vehicle had been to three other places. New timing belt, plugs, wires, MAF. Went looking harder and noticed orginal cap. Cap button was burnt off. Replaced cap and rotor. Problem fixed. Customer very happy. Trouble codes: 653 (OD switch not working).
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Gem
Everyone seemed to agree that Ford pickups of this vintage have a problem with windshields leaking onto the fuse box and GEM, causing problems like the one we had. When we called the customer back to inspect that area, he informed us that the vehicle is worki...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45XXW
WELL SORRY ITS TOOK SO LONG BUT THE O2 SENSOR WAS SHORTED Trouble codes: P1151 (Lack of ho2s21 switchingsensor indicates lean), P0503.
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2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14V47
Passenger Side converter was restricted showing only 3 psi at 2000rpm. Replaced both converters. This made the cylinder head temp come down and also lowered the fuel pressure issue. Thanks for all the help.
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2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L abs VIN: 2FMDK49CX7
You guys were right!! RF axle had a cracked tone ring.Road test and monitor wheel speed sensors,found that the RF at times would be out 4-5 mph compared to the others. Replaced RF axle assembly and road test again,all is good. Thank you for the input!!
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Horn VIN: 2FAFP71WV2
Thanks to all who replied. I used scotchlocks to splice wire leaving clockspring C218a to interior pin 55 C260. This was a PA state cop car-no hope to find out who the upfitter was but the break was between the 2 above connectors. I hate scotchlocks but proper...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L cooling fan VIN: ILNHM87A22
Its fixed, but not as helpful a fix as i would have hoped to provide. we changed the pump and the fan, it now runs cool and the fan speed changes with demand. The advise given was very good and this system is a tough one to deal with GOOD ADVISE: Do not go cra...
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