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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Warning light On VIN: 1FMCU04111
Hello, I've worked on this vehicle a couple of time now. The first time I worked on it the Airbag warning light was on. Scanned the system for codes and found three in the system. 1, B1877 drivers seatbelt pretensioner open. 2, U2018 passenger side crash senso...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Parking lights, instrument lights VIN: 1FTNW21P53
Thanks for any replies I get about this. I originally posted about this last week and foolishly closed the post after installing a circuit breaker instead of waiting to close it when I got more replies or information. Well, here we go again. Vehicle blows fuse...
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2004 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA58284
This vehicle came in with the P0606 code stored and SES light on. Replaced PCM and flashed with latest calibation from Ford with an IDS scan tool. Vehicle came back two days later with same code. Hard to believe the PCM is bad again. Any other causes for this ... Trouble codes: P0606 (PCM Internal communication error)
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTSW31P54
HI Guys,Not a diesel guy, but got one in here anyways.Blowing a ton of white smoke out tailpipe.Read a bunch of posts concerning EGR cooler problems.Kind of confused by my test results.First,I did a block test,Cold,At idle it blew a lot of bubbles through test...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP55U24
squeeking noise at left head rear upper at intake eng hot no ses light no codes no miss .no nose cold start found tsb on reposition cam & retorque .
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1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1MEFM53SXW
customer states the problem is a bucking over 40 and a stall when coming to a stop intermitantly. There are no codes. I have duplicated and nothing in scan data stands out when it occurs, o2s work fine when it happens, fuel trims are good. I have scoped cam an...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Starting System VIN: 1FAFP5228Y
SHORT ANSWER-- SOMEONE REMOVED THE FUSE FROM THE INSIDE FUSE BLOCK. THIS FUSE PROTECTS THE START CIRCUIT AND GOES FROM THE FUSE TO THE TRANS POSITION SENSOR THEN TO THE START SIDE OF THE RELAY. THANKS FOR THE RESPONCES, THE MOST HELPFUL WERE THE ONES THAT CONF...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1664Y
I fixed the rough idle. It was a vacuum leak, PCV valve was leaking in 2 different spots on the same hose(pass. side runs from valve cover to back of intake) also another leak was one of the EVAP hoses that connect to a valve next to the master cylinder (not e... Trouble codes: P0401 (exhaust gas recirculation flow insufficent).
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Head Gasket VIN: 1FAFP56S22
Thanks for confirming my thoughts everybody. A sophisticated engine with a crank case full of antifreeze smells like bad juju to me, and apparently to most all of you too. Thank you very much for your time and expertise. New or used engine going in or car is g...
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