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1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L pedel drops to floor slow VIN: 1FTJX35F3S
brake pedal goes to the floor slowly with pressure applied
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6245V
Thanks in advance for your help. I have a 97 t-bird with a constant misfire on cyl 3. The car came in initially with a ses light, codes stored for misfires on cylinders 1&2 and evap flow. Replaced the purge hose to the intake for the evap, replaced the cracked... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire)
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Fuel Pump VIN: 1FAFP6536X
I have here a 99 contour with a bad fuel pump assembly, I cant locate one for contours built after may 99, dealership has them on backorder and aftermarket they only have the pump itself. My question is if I eliminate the return line and just plump a hose to t...
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2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Starting VIN: 1F1DONTKNO
One of my coworkers replaced a torque converter on this van. He disconected the battery. Upon reinstall the van will not crank after he repeatedly cranked and no start, this was before i checked it. I tryed to start no crank, tried to scan there was no communi...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMFU16W34
The coustomer brought me in his 04 expedtion with a miss at idle. The cousomer had washed the engin down with the hose (big no no) and thats when his miss started. He took the truck to another shop where they replaced the plugs and 1 coil pack. Car came to my ... Trouble codes: P0316, P0306
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2004 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L All Lights And Guages VIN: 1FMYU02Z85
All dash lights flicker, go on and off at random and guages sweep and then go dead.
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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L Abs Module VIN: 1FMZU67K05
Help!! i hope somebody out there can help me. We have a 2005 ford explorer sport trac 2wd 4.0l flex fuel.the problem is every time coming to a stop around 15-20 mph and slower abs activates.did front end alignment steering wheel off center, and put both same s...
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2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Leaking VIN: 1FMEU73EX7
I got this 2007 Explorer with a 4.0 L. engine that came in with a big oil leak from between the engine and transmission. We dropped the transmission and transfer case to replace rear main seal. We also replaced the lower oil pan gasket and the front pump trans...
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2008 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Outside temp gauge & compass VIN: 1FTRF14W78
This is a base 2008 F150 XL 4x4 without a tachometer. We got a used XLT cluster with tach and had the odometer programmed to match the original mileage. Plugged it in and everything works fine except the line above the mileage in the message display now reads ...
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L oil&water mix VIN: ILNLM9IVOP
This 4.6L motor does not have plastic intake manifolds. There is a mix of coolant and oil in the crankcase. There is no oil in cooling system. No running problems. Car was here for routine oil change. Thanks for any help!
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1988 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FDGS24H9J
You guys were right about map reading in htz, been to long since working on this old of truck. but did fix idle surge problem by relocating o2 sensor into exhaust stream instead of factory location of crossover tube. the only downside is now i only smaple of... Trouble codes: 85 (canister purge at lean limits KOEO).
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1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDLF47F6R
I have this repaired. I tried all of the aftermarket parts stores and Ford Obsolete Dealers for a sensor or a complete pedal.There were none. Itried many wrecking yards. They had all dried up. I got a sensor and a connector for a F350, The connector was differ... Trouble codes: P0122 (Aps), P0123 (Aps).
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Power Steering VIN: IFAFP33PXY
Well after along time of trying all the iedas that were sent to us we changed the power steering rack and all is now fine...Thanks to all
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L compressor VIN: 1FDXF46S7Y
Yes folks the temp head sender was open. I removed the alt to make access for my knuckle dragging hands--big.. Replaced the sender and wala KOLD AIR!! unlike most POLITICIANS full of HOTT AIR!! Thanks for the reponses--IATN Rocks!!! thanks Matt
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P14
well all i think it fixed after upluging and checking for bad connection, nothing was found but the ficm was not pluged in all the way fixed and truck started and been running fine thank for all the help
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Pump VIN: 2FTZF17261
Well I gave up. Tried new AC compressor, two different PS Pumps from two different sources, all the idler pulleys, new tensioner, belt, flushed PS fluid. The noise is still there unchanged. Had another local shop guy (friend) look at it to get a second opin...
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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRW07W11
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. THANKS TO WILFREDO FROM TEXAS ABOUT METAL IN TANK. WE DID HAVE SOME METAL IN THIS TANK. SEND TANK OUT TO CLEAN. CHECK GROUNDS AND VOLTAGE CHECK OK. PUT NEW FORD PUMP IN AND FUEL FILTER AGAIN. NOW ONLY TIME WILL TELL IF IT IS FIXED.
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP34362
Thanks for all the insight into this problem. I have re-visted all the suggestions including the grounds. I did find that the main battery ground to the bell housing was not connected. I thought that this must be the problem. After cleaning and securing the ma...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28R64
yeah i would say it's fixed!after a week customer didn't call me back,when i gave him the car back i explained to him about the message coming on in the cluster,he said is fine as long the suspension works he doesn't care about it.thanks you all for the time y...
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2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 5MLFU28A5Y
Thankyou fellows, i replaced the timing tensioners along with the guides and all is good, i did also have to drop the pan and clean out the old stuff because it will get sucked into the pump... Have a nice day and thankyou!!
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1991 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 5.0L no 2nd gear VIN: 1MECM74F0M
Wow, Thanks to all for the quick responses; most appreciated! Not being a tranny shop, I am grateful for the info. As most suggested, the transmission is internally damaged. The customer is in the process of trying to get a national rental company to pay for ...
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