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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Transmission Mounted Parking Brake VIN: 1FDLE40F9V
We have removed the parking brake assembly from the transmission and need to know how to disassemble it. We removed the speedometer driven gear, large nut and input bearing, but the plastic drive gear between the bearings seems to be keeping us from removing t...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start, Misfire VIN: 2FTDF1720V
I am working on this truck for another shop in town. They diagnosed a bad PCM for a no start and replaced it and the truck worked good for 15 minutes and it is back to the same condition. Truck was then towed into my shop and here is what I have found. Truck w... Trouble codes: P0352
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U8Y
This vehicle (2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0 L) came to us from another shop. It only happens when the car is cold and doesn't happen all the time. When it does happen the car feels like it loses power and is misfiring or not firing on all cylinders, then seems to cl... Trouble codes: P0351
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L rear differential VIN: 1FMYU70E01
I think this one defies logic but here goes...This vehicle is a select 4-wheel drive system ie: selector switch choices are 2wd, 4 high, 4 low, not the viscous all wheel drive systen that oter Explorers employ. When this vehicle is operated in slow speed parki...
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2010 Ford EXPLORER 4.0L Fluid VIN: 1FMEU7DESA
AFTER 7000 MILES HE CAME BACK IN FOR LOF AND WE SAW THE REAR DIFF FLUID LOOKS LIKE WATER HAS GOT IN THE FLUID.SO WE CHANGE THE FLUID AND SENT HIM ON HIS WAY. CUSTOMER CAME BACK IN 4 WEEKS LATER AND NOW THE FRONT PINION SEAL IS LEAKING AND THE FLUID LOOKS MILKY...
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2011 Ford FUSION 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAHP0JG2B
Went to accel from stop sign - started to acelerate then died like turned off but idle ok - no further accelleration possible. No"check engine" MIL only a solid "wrench" light on in cluster. All computer communications normal among nodes. No data line errors.
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1988 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L Auto Loc hub VIN: 1FTEX14N0J
Hello, After sending my 'mundane' post I decided to get an old sweatshirt out and put it on and get my hands dirty. This is one of the few times I've gotten into the wrenching area of the shop in about 12 years. As I looked at the bad hub I realized what we we...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTDX1726V
thank you all for all the posts. Got in there and and started playing around. In short found that the tech who did the work connected the vacuum solenoids backwards, the Intake Manifold Runner Control solenoid was operating the EGR and the EGR Solenoid was op...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L shift solenoid pack VIN: 1FTZX18W2W
Thanks for all your help on this. I have determined that this was a orifice that is a part of a transgo shift kit. Without an installation instruction sheet I had no idea what solenoid it came from. I just installed new solenoids, left the orfice and spring o...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Low power VIN: 1FTNX21SXX
I found the o2 on bank two defective. R+R and runs like raped ape. Not sure how I missed it but I must have saw the LTFT on both banks 15% positive so over looked since both were positive. Thanks for all the help.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21S8X
found idle air control where half the cone was missing and also timing chain was off 15 degrees or three teeth, waiting on customer o.k, trying to sell a long block due to possibilty of interference damage.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L lack of power VIN: 1FTNF21575
thanks to all that replied,i pulled intake manifold and replaced imrc control,test drove and all is well. manifold was a little tough to pull,wireing and vacuum line in back gave a fight. still easier than pulling cab.charged four hours and customer ok with t... Trouble codes: P2006.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, bucks VIN: 1FTSX21P25
Well this one is eating my lunch. We checked engine contribution, IPC voltages, injector buzz tests and drove the truck many miles looking and watching data. Could never get it to do it more than a few seconds at a time. I;m thinking its something with transmi... Trouble codes: P0341.
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2005 Lincoln LS Ultimate 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87175
Well sometimes we all get bit. Everyone had good input, but I gave up after running new a signal wire from the PCM to the FPDM. I have to beleive that the problem is the PCM, but even a hard head like me knows when to quit. Hope someone else has better luck... Trouble codes: P1235 (Fuel Pump Driver circuit out of range).
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