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1974 Ford LN700 361CID Starter VIN: N70EVT1063
I have a 1974 Ford LN700 that is a no start. It has power to the ignition switch until you move the switch to the stert or run positions then you lose all battery voltage to everything. You even lose battery voltage to the power side of the starter solenoid. W...
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1987 Ford Ranger S 2.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10T5H
My truck has intermittent miss that is worse when cold and under load. The problem is more so at low RPM in second gear, so I step the clutch and bring the rpm up to catch again.the problem is getting worse and missing when hot now.I cant keep throwing parts ...
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1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L transfer case VIN: 1FTFX28L5V
using modis--scan data shows 4WD switch B open. Switch A,C,D closed. Can see command on scanner when turning switch. Can not find Transfer case motor relay-7 wire. I did find the clutch relay and it does work. Has code P1838 ---are these switches on the motor ...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Erratic VIN: 1FTZR15E21
Fuel level gauge, oil pressure gauge. "Check Gauges" light on. Fuel gauge is stuck on full, oil gauge moves about 1/16th of an inch off the peg, with truck running. Truck came in originally for a no start condition. Found no fuel pressure. After confirming vol... Trouble codes: P0232 (Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit Fault), P0460 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Fault)
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L airbag VIN: 1FMZU73K52
Ok so we just picked up this explorer saturday.its in very good shape (esp. w/ 146k miles) howver airbag light is on code B2292 (restraint system pre tensioner fault)stored.So Im usually pretty good at sir lights but this is the first pretensioner problem Ive ...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 7.3L abs VIN: 1FDAF56F32
Since the replacement of rear pads and rotors driver complains of poor stopping power, also front end dipping under braking. Upon inspection everything appears to be working normally, I could only confirm that the rear calipers are closing and stopping the rea...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L master cylinder VIN: 2FMZA58285
thanks in advance for any help. this vehicle came in with a complaint of a very low brake pedal. test drive confirmed that vehicle had good stop but poor pedal height. 4 wheel brake inspection revealed all brake hardware and pads in good shape. visual inspecti...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP53215
Customer states that the vehicle will all of a sudden start accelerating by itself INTERMITTENTLY. It will happen while using Cruise and without Cruise in-town driving. Customer delivers pizza's and says when it starts accelerating by itself he sometimes has t...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71W85
supposedly this car dies when you back up and apply the brakes and sometimes stalls when coming to a stop no codes not able to duplicate and sometimes runs very poorly while driving also unable to duplicate ... looking for new ideas for something to check (do ...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4M2EU38846
Thank in advance for any help. This vehicle has a low idle (400) or will stall when every put in gear. It does not matter what gear (drive or reverse) either. I did notice that when in gear the spark-act will go to 127 degrees and if you try to power brake it ...
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1982 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 4.9L Mechanical VIN: 1FTEX14E9C
thank you all for the help.im sorry for taking so [...] to close this, but the restriction i was talking about,some of you called it a muffler well i took it apart and it was restricted so i cleared it out and it worked fine.
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2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP31383
I used a generic harbor freight scanner and it read the codes. I knew I was getting signal because I scoped the Blu/red and gry/red wires and was getting wave forms. I am a little peaved that a 2500$ scanner could'nt read the codes when a 70 dollar can. I th...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Radio/ cd changer VIN: 2FMZA52264
Well I have come to the conclusion that Ford multi-disc cd changers are prone to this problem. Even my customer did a quick online search and found the problem is pretty prone to this radio. I have set a new policy in the shop to remove all cd's from any chang...
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2011 Ford F-250 6.7L No Start VIN: 17T7X2BT7B
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED, IT WAS ONLY A SINGLE TANK SYSTEM SO WE REMOVED THE TANK AND DRAINED AND FLUSHED AND WIPED DRY. SOME OF THE RESIDUE WAS STILL ON OUR RAGS FROM YESTERDAY, IT LOOKED LIKE WHITE MOLD GROWING. I'M GLAD WE WIPED THE TANK OUT! THEN REI...
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