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1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia 2.8L Cooling VIN: F123456689
Flushed cooling system and added 50/50 and water pump lube. Now overheats in 20 minutes idle or driving. Added electric fan to keep it running for short trips. Gauge goes to hot. Burped the system by lifting the vehicle and running until hot. Some air came out...
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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1FACP41M6P
The clutch on the a/c compressor starts slipping and then engages again. When the clutch is engaged the low side pressure starts dropping and gets to around 60psi and the clutch slips again. The high side pressure gets up to around 150 psi at this time. I chec...
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1999 Ford F-250 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21L5X
On tip in accel this thing is cutting out... I have found that when wathcing the VSS on the scan data for the PCM it is showing over 100 mph causing it to cut out. Once you get above 12-15 mph it will come out of it and run perfectly fine. The Rear Diff Speed ...
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1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Engine VIN: 1FDAF56F8X
I have little experience in diesel. This one has an oil leak that was first found at the tail end of the oil pan. I began searching the archives and discovered a common issue with oil in the valley. Rechecked and sure enough there is a puddle in the valley on ...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L intake gasket VIN: V2YHA33179
to remove the engine we r and r'ed the intake.when cooling system is tested it leaks on the rear right side inboard.we have tried three gaskets and two different intakes with and without flange sealer.the head surface when straight edged has no signs of warpag...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA58471
Car came in code 302 misfire cyl # 2. Replaced plugs and wires, engine ran smooth and misfire code did not return. 3 weeks later customer returned complain of engine running rough for first 3 - 5 minutes after sitting for 1 hour or more. No Check engine light,...
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L instrument panel VIN: 1FAHP60A22
I sent IC out to ford recommended repair facility. No IC available to purchase. IC ok but no power to cluster on 7 wire to instrument cluster on 11 wire from FEM. My question is terminal 11 (blu/red) out of FEM suppose to be voltage at all times with key on or...
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2005 Ford E-150 5.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L85
Hello everyone: This E-250 van runs rich always. Codes P0172-P0175 are present. Fuel pressure reads 40 psi on scanner PID for Fuel rail pressure. Our fuel gauge reads 42 psi. Alldata says fuel pressure specification is between 25 to 45 psi. As per TSB 05/10/21... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMEU75896
Hello all and thank you in advance. Customer complaint is loud noise like truck is sucking air and not shifting like it should. Upon test drive, found noise is clutch fan engaged in high. With air conditioning on, engine runs at good temperature, turn a/c off ...
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2010 Ford Focus 2.0L occupant classification system VIN: 1FAHP3FW3A
This car was in an accident with no air bag deployment however the driver seat belt buckle pretensioner was deployed. After clearing the air bag module and replacing the driver seat belt pretensioner the air bag light remains on with a code B2990, (occupant cl...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FDWE35L04
thanks for all the input. finally got ahold of someone abt freon charge. charged to 6.5 #. still had same pressure readings so prob has a weak compressor but cust was satisfied for now with performance. thanks again to all, God Bless!
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTSE34L95
From most of the input I got there doesn't seem to be a problem with these engines. A few have suggested using a heavier oil so we have changed it and went from 5w20 to 5w30 and will monitor to see what happens. Will update this post later on when I find out m...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33P96
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED AND THIS TRUCK HAS GONE HOME LAST NIGHT AND EVERYTHING APPEARS TO BE FIXED. I REPLACED THE EGR COOLER , OIL COOLER FOR THE ENGINE OIL TEMP OVERHEAT CODE AND AS I DID NOT SEE ANYTHING WRONG THE OIL TEMP AND COOLANT TEMP ARE A... Trouble codes: P0234, P0012.
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2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L SRS Drivers Seat VIN: 1FMFU18536
Like the post should have said, "I am helping a bodyshop reassemble what the vehicle owner has already tried to fix." This morning I found a short email stating he found a shop that could fix it for 125 rocks and pebbles in change. Sometimes I wonder WHY I w...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTWW31R98
sorry guys i thought i closed this already. we found the fuel had bled into one of the harness connectors, when cleaned, dried and reconnected issue was solved.thanks Trouble codes: P242D, P0546, P2033, P2455.
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