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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 9VE527AARM
Hi everyone, i have this ambulance, and i dont have much experienc with the 7.3. this vehicle runs rough all the time, checked fuel pressure, and the guage bounces rapidly from 40 to 55, no sure if this is normanl since pump runs off of cam, also vehile blows ...
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1996 Ford Contour LX 2.0L hydraulic lifters VIN: 1FALP6533T
Car came in about a year ago getting water in engine cylinder.He decided to use stopleak and drove it for a while before deciding to fix it.After replacing the head gasket,the car runs good but it has considerable hydraulic lifter noise.The oil pressure runs a...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDF1866V
This vehicle has a obvious misfire especialy bad under load. The problem started back about 2 months ago. The heater core leaked, the owner had it replaced at another shop. When he picked it up he noticed a misfire and MIL was on and flashing. In an attemp to ... Trouble codes: P0406
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L Engine VIN: 1FMYU01BX2
USED DEALER TRUCK, CONCERN WITH ENGINE VIBRATION. FWD 4CYL 5SPD, HAS NEWER FORD CLUTCH BUT HAS A NOTICEABLE VIBRATION AT IDLE IN NEUTRAL OR CLUTCH DISENGAGED. STAYS CONSISTANT WITH ENGINE RPM AND DOES NOT GO AWAY. CHECKED VIBRATION DAMPNER-IT IS GOOD and has b...
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2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP31383
I cannot get the my scanner to read the codes. Checked the 12 volt and the grounds. According to the wiring diagram on Mitchell I seem to be missing the computer data lines for the PCM. In the connector I dont have the Blu/red at #14 or the Gry/Red and #6. I d...
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L extreme noise VIN: 1FDAF57P04
Customer complains of a high pichted squealing or bearing noise under load up hill after fan clutch has engaged. Items replaced or tested are as follows: 1. turbo 2. oil pressure to block and turbo (tested good) 3. Oil cooler and Egr cooler now temp difference...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L oil pump oil pressure psi VIN: 1FTSW21P5E
Hello. This truck came in on a hook. It died on the customer as he was driving. I tried to restart and it will only crank no start. Check fuel psi, and it is good. checked crank and cam sensors they are good. I checked icp desired it said 1200-1300 psi. I chec...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAFP37N85
trying to r and r engine assy. does it come out the top alone ? do you have to drop out the bottom with transaxle?oh yea this exhaust is really one of fords better ideas lol.
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2011 Ford F-250 6.7L No Start VIN: 17T7X2BT7B
Hello fellow techs, i have an interesting issue here with a 2011 f-250 6.7 dsl. The customer called me on friday and said that he had added diesel exhaust fluid to his fuel tank! he realized what he had done, but did not start the truck. He wanted to tow it to...
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2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNHM82W77
I got an 07 Lincoln Town Car we working on here. The air does not blow through the vent B1263, B1242, B1263 stored in memory. Air is going to the floor panel and the defrost mode only, unable to change position. B1242 is affecting recirculation mode. I was abl...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP3435Y
well this is what happens when too many hands are in the pot and information and test procedures get pushed by the wayside.this morning we took a step back and analyzed what was really happening.we had good spark always,timing was on and injector pulse would c...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L gem VIN: 1FTN21F61E
This truck had both door switches unhooked. I didn't think too much of this as they would read closed at all times. I put a switch in the drivers door and has not acted up since. it was tough to diagnose as the vehicle would need to set for 3 hours or more ...
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2002 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L CHECK GAUGES light VIN: 1FTZR45E02
THE CHECK GAUGES WAS CONTROLED INTERNALLY BY THE IPC , POSED IT TO THE CUSTOMER AND HE DECLINED TO REPAIR AT THIS TIME
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FMFU15595
ENGINE IS VERY CLEAN INSIDE AND VERY HEALTHY ACCORDING TO PLASTIGUAGE ON MAINS AND ROD BEARINGS. REPLACED OIL PUMP AND VOILA NO MORE OIL PRESSURE LOSS!! THANKS TO THOSE WHO REPLIED YOU GUYS ARE GREAT!!!
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Front Rotors VIN: 1FBHE21M3L
Sorry about the delay. I just did the work a couple weeks ago. The new Baer Rotors and Caliper brackets bolted on without any grinding. The rear calipers were replaced with stock caliper and brackets and new rotors. also new braided hoses all the way around. H...
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1993 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 1MELM5049P
i want to thank everybody wrote to me i forgot to replie back , i found a broken wire in the wiring harness at the rear of the engine , near the rear valve cover area,the wire was for the ignition coil. Trouble codes: 212 (No tach).
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