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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Unknown VIN: 3FDWF36S9X
I have a rebuilt trans for a 2000 F-450 with a 6.8L that I would like to utalize in this 1999 F-350 with a 6.8L that I have listed. The only difference that I see is the tourge convertor.I was wondering if I installed the proper convertor if the trans would be...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Starting System VIN: 1FAFP5228Y
Thank you for reading this. I have this vehicle with no history of a problem with starting. Until it did not start and was towed here. I swapped the starter relay--no go. The check eng light operates normaly. I jumped the starter solenoid and it starts. I scan...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L computer VIN: 1FAFP36P71
Had this focus come in on a hook yesterday. Vehicle will crank but not start. It has 50 psi fuel pressure, but no spark. Checked the ignition coil and found the body was cracked in three places quite severly. After replacement there was still no spark. I shoul...
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L fans run all the time when warm VIN: 1FMYU92183
When vehicle gets to operating temp the fans run all the time and eventually temp. gauge will rise and almost overheat. Lower radiator hose that feeds the t-stat seems cold like lack of flow or blockage, and I even pulled out the t-stat and ran it but it did n...
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2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L fuel, system voltage VIN: 1FAFP49Y53
So I am stumped. This is my personal vehicle. I have had 6 mustang gts and 2 cobras, never had I had to reach out for help. The vehicle starts up fine, runs great cold. If i get on it and shift at 6,500 rpm, the car voltage will drop to under 11 volts for a sp...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F63
We have a no start on this 7.3L and no codes coming up, Checked the ICP pressure Cranking and it is jumping up over 1000psi fast, glow plugs are working good, we can see an Rpm signal good while Cranking. I ran an Injector Buzz test and all passed, so I assume...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L unsure VIN: VBGFW09834
Customer says during braking (non trottle) car will jerk when he goes to take off again i have not experienced this yet 4-5 test drives sounds to me like transmission shutter? not a tranny guy we turned off the traction control system same problem, fuel pump w...
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2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57625
Hello there have a van that will start sometimes and run rough then stall or will not start. it acts like the timing is retarded. I changed the crank senosr and the cam senosr thinking that a false reading to pcm to no avil did not make a difference. Also have... Trouble codes: P2197, P0174, P0352
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Air conditioning VIN: 2FAFP71W46
when started AC is cool but starts to warm up inside cabin. felt all lines while AC is operating low side are cold with no Iceing up, High side lines are hot. removed Orifice had some debris but not real dirty. blower operation is good and strong.looked at sch...
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTXW43R98
Truck runs and starts fine. Originally truck had P0677 a few weeks later it added P0672. #7 AND #2 glow plug circuit open. I can clear codes with engine running and light will stay off. It will come back on immediatly upon next start up. I checked resistance o... Trouble codes: P0677 (Cylinder 7 glow plug circuit open), P0672 (Cylinder 2 glow plug circuit open)
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2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP24WX8
MIL on with codes P0353,355,356 (Ignition Primary and secondary malfunction)and P0316,300,305,306,(miss-fire) as well. Car runs rough with miss-fires. The coils look like they have an internal short. New number 5 coil will get hot and start smoking after a sho...
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2009 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPW14V39
hey Tecks out there, got a good one. This truck is driving me nuts. Customer complained of voilent shake and loud scraping noise. Road test, truck ran fine. TRUCK PICKED UP. cUSTOMER returned 4 days 70 miles later with same complaint. Drove truck on and off fo...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
thanks to all that helped the fuel pump was weak and had presures form any where form 20psi to 50 psi after replacing it seamed to help alot but issue was even more intermentant then before there are a few TSBS out there for reprograming the ECM OR PCM and i t...
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1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
David from connecticut nailed it. the thing that was confusing was the injector buzz test worked the first time. then other times i tried it, it would either not work or the injector buzzing was barely audible. i pulled of the injector driver module and it was...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMFU16W34
REPLACED PCM. PCM HAD WATER INSIDE FROM CUSTOMER WASHING DOWN ENGINE COMPARTMENT Trouble codes: P0316, P0306.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX21Y05
THANKS TO DAN FROM TEXAS. JUST BECAUSE PARTS ARE NEW DOESN'T MEAN THEY ARE GOOD. TESTED FUEL PUMP AND PUMP WAS FAULTY. SINCE VEHICLE LEFT THE FIRST TIME CUSTOMER ALSO GOT A BAD BATCH OF FUEL AND TOOK OUT THE FUEL PUMP. HAPPY WRENCHING!! Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure range performance).
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2008 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Outside temp gauge & compass VIN: 1FTRF14W78
Plugged in a temperature sensor from another F150 and it still wouldn't show the temperature on the display. Leaving it the way it is.
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1991 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, Stumbles VIN: 1LNCM81W2M
Customer still wants to fix it but wants to drive it to. We are trying a few things at a time. I learned further the engine had been replaced recently with a Jasper but the condition continued with the new engine only to progressively get worse but only on c...
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