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1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FTEX15N7L
This one has us against the wall. Customer is complaining of lack of power on hills but goes like a bat out of hell on flat ground. We have confirmed this to be true. My question is why will truck on a hill top out at about 55-60 mph at 34-3600 rpm??? it just ...
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1990 Ford Ranger S 2.3L Charging VIN: 1FTCR10A7L
Thanks in advanced to all those that reply. Installed new jasper engine in this 1990 ranger. Had everything done and ready to test drive when vehicle stalled and would not restart. After rechecking everything found that i had misaligned the crank sensor on the...
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1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMCUDNXVX
Sorry about the vin.I cant find it on my notes.I have this 4.0L explorer.The thing cranks but wont start.I DO have spark but injector pulse is lost as soon as i release the ignion switch.I also dont have communication with scanner while this happens.Fuel pump ...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Stall, at 30-40 mph VIN: 1FDKE30S7V
while driving at a constant speed,the engine will shut off.out trans in neutral and engine will start back up and run fine until it shuts off again when your back up to speed
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Battery VIN: 1FAFP52211
Alright folks, we have here a Ford Taurus that belongs to the DOT. It is equipped with all the essentials of any good DOT car, light bar, mileage tracker, radio, etc. It has a 95mA draw on the battery. If I disconnect the power wires for this stuff, it goes do...
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2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRE11L42
The van came in with check egine light on with a stack of codes 136,1131,1151,0171,0174, all having to do with a lean condition. check and cleaned MAF The reason I replaced the pcm is that the rear O2 sensor wasn't working but when a completed the ground circu... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean condition bank 2), P0171 (Lean condition bank 1)
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FTNX21P53
NO oil pressure, even after changing low pressure oil pump & checking pickup tube
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57P93
hello,and thanks in advance for any help.this f550 came in w/low power,black smoke out of tailpipe,LOTS of bluish smoke coming from lt side of engine compartment(exact source unknown). koer tests come back w p0266,cyl 2 contribution.when i enable/disable inje... Trouble codes: P0266, P0401, P132B
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW20PX3
This vehicle is a sublet repair to us from our local Nissan Dealer. They bought the truck at auction with the intent of resale, but it needed repairs for Crank/No-Start when hot. Vehicle came to me and I started where every 6.0L should be started at, the ICP...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L info center odometer VIN: 1FAFP55S94
info center goes blank , will go through its normal cycle if set button is pushed 3 times and then press reset ,all parmeters check ok then when it gets to the end it will show odometer but then goes blank untill same procedure is followed, it will show the do...
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on, Forced limited power VIN: 1FDXE45S75
Dear fellow techs, I have been fighting this motorhome for 3 days to no avail. The unit is in forced limited power mode all of the time. I reseaeched and read all of the iatn related posts. I checked the air delivery system, finding only an undersized air fil... Trouble codes: P061B, P2106 (Tac system forced limited power), U2023 (vehicle communication network fault), B1318 (b1352-), B1352 (testing and results)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P85
this truck wouldnt start , so the owner heard about ficm going bad and he tested it with a meter for voltage and it was low, he sent the ficm to a circuit board repair shop to be repaired, installed it and it ran rough, hard time starting when cold (it is summ... Trouble codes: P0335, P2614, P2617, P0262, P0265, P0268
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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L #9 20A fuse VIN: 1F56R7S758
first off the VIN is not correct. Not at work where car is. Car was brought in after the customer installed a new battery, hooking it up backwards. After finding this out, I swapped the cables to their proper posts, car started but battery lamp was on. Checked...
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2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP53U07
First I would like to thank everyone who takes the time to respond, This vehicle came to me with a customer concern of vehicle running rough. I have scanned it for codes and found none. All readings seem to be within range and normal, however while road testin...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1LNHM82W2W
The vehicle came with over heating problem, there was a broken cooling fan motor replaced it and cheaked the system running fine and gave it back to the custmor, in about a week the vehicle came back with the engine overheating problem, this time the problem o...
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L No power at all VIN: 1FALP4046S
WOW- 15 REPLYS ON THIS PAIN IN THE NECK.ONE GUY-RICHARD FROM MISSOURI HIT IT ON THE HEAD BUT I FOUND IT ON MY OWN-EVERYONE WAS RIGHT VAC WAS WAY TO LOW 13 IN.AT IDLE IS TOO LOW.COMPRESSION WAS GOOD 180 ALL CYLS.I WAS CONVINCED IT COULD'NT BE A JUMPED CHAIN.WIT...
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1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: 1FALP5243S
First, as always, I thank all who responded for taking the time to help. Most folks thought our exhaust was plugged - we were sure this was not the case but to be sure we dropped it off the manifolds and there was no change. Replaced the ign module also resu...
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1998 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L serp belt VIN: 1FMZU34E1W
allright guys,short and sweet balancer fixedit.it wasn~t pressed on all the way
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17L41
pulled valve cover could not see anything wrong with valve springs. so i made sure valves wre closed. did leak down test. has 100% leakage from intake valve. air is coming out of throttle body. so i must have bad intake valve. don't understand why! because has...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L oil pump oil pressure psi VIN: 1FTSW21P5E
Thank you to everyone. This has been a learning 6.0 system. There are a lot of details. so let me start at the first. It came in with a no start. First thing I did was pull codes, No codes in system. Then I went in to the data system and watched icp pressure. ...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L spark plugs stuck VIN: 1FTSX215X5
Thanks to all that replied. It seems that one common theme was to buy the lisle tool, which I did. I can also agree with many others now, that the tool does work well. I tried one bank hot, and broke two, so I let the other bank set overnight with PB Blaste...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Abs VIN: 1LNLM82W5T
thank you all for the help. I think it was jason that hit it, the bcm only cleared with ford scanner. not sure why , but the car is fixed and gone. thank you iatn
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L warning chime VIN: 5LMRU27A7Y
thanx for the responces.I had found codes in SIR system, and being that the bulb was out it Chimes for warning thanx again
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1LNM97V1YY
Several suggestions about the torque converter. Test drove while problem was occurring touched the brake pedal lightly and it quit surging. The brake pedal disengages the torque converter clutch. Customer declined the repair. Thanks for all the input. Very hel...
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