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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Right rear brakes VIN: 1FTJS34H8R
The brake performance of this carpenter's van has continued to deteriorate over the past 6000 miles. (unlike the previous 50,000) Complaints: right rear brake grabbing, locking first under load, dragging when e-brake cables are connected, overheating. It has b...
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2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L O/D Light VIN: 1FAFP42X21
Have an intermittent flashing o/d light.trans will downshift from o/d to second and then back to third.had codes for torque converter solenoid.replaced all solenoids,internal harness,connector between internal and external harness,as well as external harness p...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF07231
We haven't found any vacuum leaks, engine runs normally. I am aware that these vehicles have a history of intake leaks especially the isolator bolts and MAF problems however that would affect both banks and we only see lean running bank 2.I am wondering if a D... Trouble codes: P0402 (Egr excessive flow), P0174 (System too lean bank 2)
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L accelerates by itsel VIN: 1FTSW31PX4
This diesel will intermittantly accelerate by itself. It will happen at stop lights, or on the freeway. When it happens it only lasts about 3 seconds, and the customer has to stand on the brake to control truck. he has tried snaping the gas pedal, but no diffe... Trouble codes: P0603, P0470
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L long crank cold VIN: 1FAFP53205
Pulling my hair out, This car has a long crank time cold and sometimes it takes 3 or 4 times to get it to crank. We have done a fuel pump and filter and new plugs. In testing there is no codes , i have spark and noid as soon as i crank, fuel pressure is good a...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTSW21P76
Thanks for you time fellow techs: We have a clean 2006 F250 with a 6.0 Diesel 53K in mileage. Runs great, no codes, no cyl contribution faults. No coolant loss, EGR is clean, no coolant found in EGR bore or network. No complaints of oil consumption. Smokless c...
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2008 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L headlights VIN: 2FMDK49C28
hello and thank u in adv for ur time. I'm trying to help this cust keep his aftermarket hid headlight system( if i had a choice i would remove hid and reinstall oem headlight bulbs ) the problem i'm having is drl on, car in drive, the hid lights flicker and so...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1LNHM86SX3
Hello have this lincoln ls that has a consistent harsh 1-2 shift complaint. It is coming from another shop. They have replaced the transmission, ecm, various sensors, etc. The problem has not changed according to them. I have verified the complaint. Scannin...
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 5LMEU88H94
Hey Guys we have this Aviator that is have cooling system issues. What is going on is the customer stated he found the coolant tank was low and added 2/3 of a gallon of antifreeze and drove it to another local shop only 2 miles from his house and it was boilin...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Convenience 4.0L Noise VIN: 4M2EU47E26
Hi, techs this 2006 mountaineer have awful rubbing noise or growling noise like wet brake shoe on the left side it happen mostly when cold,the driver think it is coming from rear,someone heard it while he was backing up i thought it is coming from the front be...
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1996 Ford F-150 XLT 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14HTK
10 out of 13 said pcm problem.I WAS ALREADY FAIRLY CERTAIN OF THIS BUT ALWAYS LIKE TO TOUCH ALL THE BASES.HAD REPLACED ALL THREE O2 SENSORS AND CK'D GROUNDS AT PCM.PCM WAS NOT GROUNDING HEATER CKT'S ON ANY SENSORS.FROM WIRING DIAGRAM IT LOOKS LIKE PCM MAY USE ... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155, P0141.
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Fuse 12 VIN: 2FAFP71W1X
Techs: Appreciate all the suggestions. I narrowed down the short in the transmission and pulled the pan. Checked all solenoids and found a 1-2 shift solenoid out of specs. Replaced solenoids and all is great. Thanks again.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP53UO2
HI ALL HAPPY TO SAY THIS CAR IS FIXED.THANKS TO JOSEPH FROM NORTH CAROLINA, SAID AIR FILTER COULD BE THE PROBLEM, HAD A RECENT NEW ONE IN IT, IT LOOKED GREAT HAD NO NAME ON IT SO DONT KNOW WHO MADE IT. PUT A NAPA FILTER IN IT, ALL GOOD NOW! STILL DONT BELIEV... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTRF172XC
thank you for all the techs that took time to respond. i am closing this request due to customer needed vehicle. I do not have a confermed fix at this time. customer stated he will bring truck back at a later date. as soon as i get a chance i will post new fur... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2008 Ford E-150 XLT 5.4L Temp. Fuel Gauges Out Of Sync. VIN: 1FTPW14V48
i manually set the gauges and all is fine.yhe customer chose not to worry about the camera situation
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2001 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4M2ZV14T91
Thanks to all that replied ESPECIALLY TIM FROM WISCONSIN he hit the nail on the head. I scoped the injectors like he suggested and had two failing replaced #4 & #6 injectors (could not do all cust. did not have enough money). The vehicle now idles fine and t...
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