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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L emission VIN: 1FMEU18W6W
car had all o2 sensors replaced at another shop for that same reason, scan car p0171 p0174 lean condition any idea
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Starter. No communication with ABS, PATS, or PCM VIN: 1FMZU67E22
Thank you all in advance. Customer had vehicle towed in for no start (no crank). The vehicle will not crank over with key in start position, no starter signal to starter solenoid. Tested the starter circuit. The PCM is not grounding the starter relay, power is...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L coolant syystem VIN: 1FDXF47P93
vehicle came in overflowing coolant from the degas bottle cap intermitent.I pressure tested system and onlky found a small seap at the heater hose-new clamp fixed. I ran the truck for about half hour with a cooling sytem psi tester and it reached 18psi so i sh...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Timing VIN: 1FTPX145X4
I was wondering if there was anybody that could tell me if the 3v engine could be timed by using the tdc mark on cover and the holes in the cover for cam sensors
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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L 3rd, 4th gear VIN: 1FMZU67K25
I have this 05 explorer sport trac,with a 5r55E. I installed a new valve body with all solinoids. At times when shifting from 2nd to third, it just neutralizes, if I engage manual two(witch is actually 3rd gear) I get third gear no problem. my shift solinoids ...
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Stall VIN: 2FAFP71W96
This police cruiser is a bit of a wild card. It will die at random times under any conditions. Once it dies they can put it in neutral and restart it. We have checked it for codes twice soon after it died with no results. Nothing else in the cruiser shuts off ...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Alternator VIN: 1MEFM50U12
Car arrived on a hook, dead battery. Customer said it died while driving. I charged the battery, and started it up, ran terribly and battery light was on. Tested alt voltage and none was being produced, only showed battery voltage. Replaced alternator and noth...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2FMDA5143T
Most suggest performing more testing and some suggest problem is in transmission. Thanks to the replies that most likely the lock-up slenoid only does this at cruise speed and not at idle. This vehicle will require a teardown estimate and rebuilt. Customer dec...
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2001 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L Rev. Clutch VIN: 2FMDA58451
WELL BY LOOKING AT ALL THE AVALIBLE INFO AND THE PARTS HOUSE TELLING ME THERE ARE ONLY 4 FRICTION IN THE REV. DRUM AND WHEN YOU BUY A CLUCTH SET YOU ONLY GET 4 FRICTIONS, YOU MIGHT OUGHT TO GET A EXTRA FRICTION JUST IN CASE YOU HAVE A REVERSE DRUM THAT NEEDS...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FAFP24165
Thanks to all who responded. Replacing pickup tube o ring seems to have corrected the problem. Oil pressure normal on cold start now and no more chain noise. I guess it was just my turn to have a ruined weekend. The big surprise is that engine was so clean. Lo...
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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FMPU15516
i would like to start by thanking everyone who replied on this one.i did find the tsb regarding the unwanted torque converter lock up. i pulled the valve body from the transmission and disassembled it.sure enough... number 7 check ball was split into two piece...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A73
I HAVN'T FIXED THE CAR YET. I THINK THAT ONE OF THE MAIN TIMING CHAINS HAS JUMPED A TOOH. I'AM WAITING TO GET THE SPECIAL TOOLS TO SET THE TIMING CHAINS. IF I FIND THAT WAS THE PROBLEM I WILL POST THE RESULTS. THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED.
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