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1988 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, No Power VIN: 1FTHF26G9J
Heres one for the books!!! Customer has this 1988 truck. The original engine used a lot of engine oil but ran real good. He buys a used '92 engine but the same 7.5L. Puts it in and it starts up and runs for about 30 min. and quits. Won't start up again. Takes ... Trouble codes: 23 (TP/FIPL sensor out of range), 34 (EGR EVP closed valve signal too high)
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FALP4049S
Ok guys, here is my technical question of the day. 1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L V-6 we have installed a used engine and had to transfer over the camshaft synchronizer. The factory Ford manual says to install the sensor with the proper alignment tool at 26 degrees ...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTYR1OU8W
vehicle cranks and starts for app 1 second and stalls like a gm with an antitheft problem.will do that everytime.fuel press is 60 psi.tried a module because I had one.unpluged module and cranked and have a steady rpm sig.pushed clutch and held to crank after i...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA52421
we have an 01 windstar with a #4 misfire under load runs ok until you load it we swapped injectors #4 with#6 miss stays at cyl #4 no coolant loss did all intake gaskets Is there an issue with spark under load? (computer) we pulled valve cover no problem there ... Trouble codes: P0304
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L trans shift solenoid VIN: 1FAFP55U22
Vehicle came in with MIL on & Trans light flashing but seesm to run fine! scanned & found 10 DTCs! I feel like electrical problem(loss of power or ground) but dont know where to begin. All tests in shopkey say if other codes present fix first!!! Any common pro...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Battery Light ON VIN: 1FAFP59S43
Customer came in with an intermittent no start. When we got the vehicle it was a start and stall issue. At times the vehicle would start and the battery light was off. Other times the vehicle would start and stall and other times is would start and continue ru...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Reverse VIN: 2FTRX18W44
2004 4r70w customer said he put it in reverse and heard a "pop" noise. now no reverse. goes into drive fine, but did not road test due to no reverse, but the customer did drive it here but didn't mention any other problems. put air test plate in place of valve...
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2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMEU73E17
Good Morning, I have an '07 ford explorer with a 4.0 sohc engine. The truck came in with a rough idle complaint, off idle engine runs smooth. It has 2 codes P0316 & P0304 . I have swapped things around to try to move misfire but no luck. Performed compression ... Trouble codes: P0316, P0304
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2008 Ford E-150 XLT 5.4L Temp. Fuel Gauges Out Of Sync. VIN: 1FTPW14V48
Customer just purch.vehicle came in with temp and oil press. Gauges wrapped around not in sync with panel writing.the gauges appear to be working.other issue is back up camera comes on for arond 3 secs.when put in r with no pic. Then goes out. Same with alarm ...
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2008 Ford E-150 4.6L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FTNE14W88
Van towed in for no start, cluster doesn't work accept for illumination and battery light when key is on.pcm won't allow starter to operate also has code p1260 passive anti-theft in pcm,don't think van has pats. Pcm will communicate as well as abs,airbag,secur...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L No Start, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM55S42
hello friends, having a repeat failure of oem fuel pumps on this vehicle. 4 pumps mow in less than 1 year. purchased from dealer. pumps become erratic. low pressure, no pressure. car has a module or driver for the fuel pump. any suggestions about repeat failur...
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L cigar lighter VIN: 2FAFP71W37
Finally found the correct part #: 5W7Z-13A726-AA. Thanks to all who replied.
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86SX3
well we ran comp. test second time. same readings. cylinder five seems to skip every other comp. stroke.We are not equiped to tear engine apart.Also still concern about comp. since all my test done in stall just cranking.Miss is prominent under load.We recomen... Trouble codes: 352 (coil circut).
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Front Suspension VIN: 1LNHM87A92
VEHICLE FIXED, THANX FOR ALL THE HELP, EVERY REPLY WAS APPRECIATED. FIX WAS TO REPAIR LOOSE BUSHINGS ON FRONT SWAY BAR. DID NOT REPLACE BUSHING THOUGH, USED OLD FIX FROM DAYS IN GM DEALERSHIPS , CUT SHIMS FROM ANTI FREEZE JUGS WRAP AROUND BAR THEN REINSTALL BU...
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