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1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: 1FALP5243S
Hello fellow techs. This Taurus does not get out of its own way, it has very poor power. Almost feels like plugged exhauset, however we removed an O2 sensor expecting it to run differently but there was no change. Initially we were surprised because the plug w...
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Pats VIN: 1FTYR10VXY
Hello, Hopefully someone has some insight into this problem with this vehicle. this is so intermittently we have been trying to find it for 2 years. almost never happenes in cold weather. The problem is the car will not start after hot soak the man is in pest ...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31341
Good morning been fighting this focus for the last couple weeks,started as a missfire in cyls.1 &4 changed plugs and wires, still had missfireson power balance test, replaced coil missfire gone, sent customer on his way. couple days later came back miss on # 4... Trouble codes: P0304
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93183
All scan data looks fine. Checked multiple time for vac.leak.none found after intake was replaced.still rough idle,worse when cold.any help will be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: P2195 (p2197-), P2197 (testing and results)
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FMFU15595
This one is kicking my a$$ fellas. Originally came in 10,000 miles ago for phaser noise. We did the service and problem was solved. Now 10,000 miles later after a good long drive approx 15-20 miles you can come to a stop and the motor goes into what almost sou...
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2007 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L a/c lines and hoses VIN: 1FMDK02167
Hi everyone. Let me just say in advance I really appreciate all replies that are sent to me. This car has really baffled us all at the shop so thanks again. This car originally came in for poor cooling. We diagnosed and replaced a bad a/c compressor. Also repl...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Adustable Pedals VIN: 1LNHM87A43
Hello, This car came in with the customer complaining that she could not adjust the pedal height. When I looked at the pedals I can see that the brake is at it's high limit and the accelerator is at it's low limit. When I press the adjust button I can see the ...
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1993 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 1MELM5049P
The car has no spark , has fuel pressure, injecter pulse, Trouble codes: 212 (No tach)
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1991 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L ABS/MasterCylinder/Hydraulic Unit VIN: 1FAPP64RXM
Thanks very much to all that took the take the time to help, all good suggestions . Customer decided not to spend close to $ 950.00 to rebuild ABS and opted for a change over to conventional vacuum booster and master cylinder set up . Drove away with a glowing...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 4wd VIN: 1FMFU18L83
AS DENNIS FROM NEW YORK SUGGESTED, DATA WIRE SPLICE ON DRIVERSIDE UNDER SILL PLATE KICK PANEL. HAD CONTINUITY BUT SECOND CHECK SHOWED 400 OHMS RESISTANCE. RAN NEW WIRES FIX IT BEEN GONE 2 WEEKS NO ISSUES. THANKS DENNIS !!!
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge, no power VIN: 1FTNW20P84
Unfortunately the customer really needed to get moving, so they opted to take vehicle. My next direction was to smoke test to see if I had any leaks present, also checking fuel pressure wouldn't hurt. Thanks to all who replied. I feel it is definitely turbo re... Trouble codes: P0401, P2263.
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L not sure VIN: 1FTSW21556
Thank you all for your help. It was the desicate bag from the accumulator that burst. Took alittle to clean the system out but it is working fine now.
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2009 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Ride VIN: 1ZVHT82H99
I did not fix the vehicle, I told her to get a different vehicle, that would meet her expectations. Out 11 replys one offered a company that might have suspension options. Most of the replys backed up my gut feeling when I first talked to her. Which was that t...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM59581
I WANT TO THANK EVERYBODY FOR ANSWERING MY REQUEST FOR HELP, THE CUSTOMER WOULD NOT BRING THE VEHICLE BACK FOR ANY FURTHER DIAGNOSIS AS SHE DID NOT HAVE ANY MONEY, THEREFORE I DID NOT GET ANOTHER CHANCE TO REPAIR THIS VEHICLE
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