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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Lighting VIN: 1FALP45T7R
This is an intermittent problem, #5 fuse which feeds through headlight switch to dash lights exterior park lights etc and some accessory circuits on some models burns intermittently, lately it's burning more often and therefore hopefully will be able to know w...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP58S7Y
this one is crazzy,this car has a green light,with a tire on the dash in the left upper corner.i went to aldata and it says its the traction control indicator,ok aldata dose not give enouh infomation about this system,I test drove this car and at 40mph the gre... Trouble codes: P0161, P0401, P0455, B
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Bland Door VIN: 1FAHP59S62
THE CAR IS ONLY PUTING OUT HOT AIR SOME TIME YOU CAN Gat the cold air to come out at 60' and when you put it on 65' it go all the way hot but some time it will not move at all can it be the head unit at all making it not move the actuator with it out you can m...
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L wipers VIN: 1FDW35F72H
This vehicle is a Patient Transfer unit.The wiper intermittently come on by themselves.We can not duplicate it and guessed at a module and switch ,no fix.Customer thinks that the washers may be coming on also.Any ideas would be great.
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on
I change tank pressure sensor reset light car came back after 250 miles' check hoses Trouble codes: P1450 (Not able to release pressure)
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45F63
Ok boys, to start I do not have a whole alot of experience in diesels. Customer says it will not crank over, and one day not even a click. Batterys tested, bad cells, chassy battery positive connector corroded off. When you first go to start it ( after it has...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Ignition Switch VIN: 1FAFP34N95
Looking for some help from Ford techs this 05 focus even with the key in off positiion,key removed the dash warning indcators remain on,the turn signals will operate. We removed the ignition switch and the ignition relay with no change,looking at wiring diagra...
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FDAF57P76
Hi group, I changed the trans fluid, filter and external filter. I put in the required amount and type as per owners manual and dip stick stated. I now have a bad leak. Since it has 114000 miles on it I thought the reusable gasket was hard and not any good, so...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEF14NDS
WE MOVED THE O2 SENSOR FURTHER UP STREAM AND OVER TO THE OTHER BANK, WHICHHELPED A LITTLE W/ THE GAS MILEAGE. WE ALSO ADJUSTED THE EVR SENSOR SO THE EGR VALVE WOULDN'T OPEN AS MUCH. MILEAGE SEEMS TO BE ABOUT AS GOOD AS ITS GONNA GET
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX18W6V
fuel injection cleaning fixed it. replaced fuel filter as well which was clogged up. thanks to all who responded Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean code bank 2).
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2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L transmission VIN: 1FDXF46P24
Thanks all for responding. Alot of replies are indicating to my suspicion of internal trans failure. So without anymore diag time decided to tell customer to get a new or rebuilt trans and let him go. Thanks again
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX31P24
You's where all right with being hydro locked. Pulled the injectors back out on the right side. Also removed the glow plugs to. End up finding cylinder 5 was full of diesel fuel. Removed the reman injector. And both of the o-rings where gone on it. We got anot... Trouble codes: P0263, P0281, P0262.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW33P94
We got the best response about doing the air testing after the install of all the parts. We were overthinking it. The air test was good, but some air does leak into crankcase all the time. The tools recommended in the post would isolate so the test would be 10... Trouble codes: 2291 (icp too low engine cranking), 2290 (icp too low).
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L broken plug VIN: 1FTPW14545
well, thanx to everyone who replied. truck is done and gone, thanks to all of you who recommended the pusher tools. I was able to locate Lysle tool [...] -99 dollars, about 25 miles away and picked it up on the way to my shift at the Atrium Medical Center...
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2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FMFU16597
The drier indeed had come apart. We installed new condenser with drier flushed the system front and rear. Had to remove both expansion valves to clean lines. System now works fine and want to thank all who helped with a reply to our problem.
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2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1FTPW14V78
This one's fixed! Replaced all both tensioners, both guides, both tensioner arms, both timing chains, crank sprocket. No more timing chain noise. The tensioner on the RH side wasn't keeping chain tensioned. No debry in tensioner or oil passage. So guessing jus...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Headlamps VIN: 1LNHM81W53
Well we decided to take the dashboard out again and found no pinched wires or anything for that matter . checked most of the circuits for the LCM and switch and seemed to be okay , the conclusion is that the LCM got damaged while the vehicle was repaired in t...
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1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM58SSV
We asked the customer to drop-off the vehicle so that we could double check the backpressure on the convertors, and we wanted to check the water drain holes in the muffler. At this point, he has decided to continue driving the car as is.
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