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1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A7V
Hello, I am stuck on a small problem we are haveing at the shop. P0171 engine code came up, we performed a smoke test found the leak comeing from the egr valve and idle air valve, we replaced them with new parts twice already but even the new parts are leaking... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank no. 1)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Front Wheel Hubs VIN: 1FTNW2156X
This truck has vacuum hubs that have the manual/auto position. The four wheel drive engages fine and the hubs engage ok, but they don't unlock without some drive time. Transfer case is unlocking, checked that while on hoist. How are these hubs supposed to unlo...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Lacks power VIN: 1FTSS34FXY
This is a steady misfire all the time. seems to only be running on 6 cylinders. Can't hear the turbo spool up. Worker that normally drives it said on the interstate losses power and speed till finally isn't drivable. To my knowledge it never stalled. It starts... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal control module kam error), P1397 (System voltage out of self test range)
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Enigne VIN: 1FDXX46P85
Hey guys and gals in iatn world. I am afraid I have a 6.0 out of time cam to crank after a rebuild. It is about to drive my crazy. The engine blew #5 cylinder and dumped raw fuel into the crankcase, needless to say engine was bad. Pulled this beast and had it ...
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2005 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: FMFU18505L
Truck came in running poorly/very rich and threw a rod about 20 min. later. Replaced engine with Jasper reman and now is hard to start, loads up, and smokes like crazy. No codes present on scanner, 3 out of 4 plugs on the left bank carbon ed up Right bank star...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L lacks power VIN: 1FTWW31RX8
customer asked for a dpf/ cat delete with edge racing program.the instrument cluster/message center will display low power mode and will reset when you turn the truck off only to come back on in about 30-40 mins.the only code that come up with test is p00b7(no... Trouble codes: P00B7
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1LNHM82WOY
Car came in with no blower motor operation.Installed new blower motor and resister and now works but out put at the vents is very low and when you turn to max heat almost nothing coming out of vents even though blower motor is operating good at full speed.DEfr...
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1997 Ford Ranger Sport 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTCR10A3V
THIS IS A VEHICLE FROM A CURBSTONING USED CAR DEALER WE TRACED BACK THE WIRE HARNESS FROM ENGINE TO PCM AND DISCOVERED HARNESS DAMAGE FROM A COLLISION THE OWNER ELECTED TO PAY FOR DIAGNOSTIC TIME ONLY THANKS TO ALL FOR REPLYING DAVE [...] Trouble codes: P1132 (p1137-), P1137 (testing and results).
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L No Start, no crank VIN: 1FMZU67E41
Thank you all for the input, most of you were right, it was the Transceiver.. i was told by the locksmith that came out to check the key he tried a Transceiver that he had. turns out he really did not. so i skipped the step in the trouble tree.. i broke my ow... Trouble codes: P1681.
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L All doors and trunk show ajar on the message cente VIN: 1FAFP55U54
Thanks for all the suggestions. Sorry it took some time to get back to you all but the customer had to take the car back for a few days so I got it back last Friday. Any ways, the problem was the GEMS module had water damage as Neal suggested. It took some wor...
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2004 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L All Lights And Guages VIN: 1FMYU02Z85
Thanks everyone for all your help. We ended up replacing the battery and running another test only to find out that the problem was still there. We finally replaced the speedo head and the problem now seems to be fixed. Thanks again. Have a great week.
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2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Raio VIN: 1FTRF12W97
the instrument cluster had an intermittant short causing the system to get awakened and the radio would come and go Replaced instrument cluster and reprogrammed the IC.
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S14
found a problem with opposing bank #2 cylinder misfire also. replaced coil(s) 3- total multiple test drive cycles, problem gone. thanks to all that helped. jamie Trouble codes: P1235 (F. Pump control out of range), P2105 (TAC system forced engine shutdown), P2107 (TAC system Module Processor), P2110 (TAC system forced limited rpm).
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