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1987 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 2FTJW36L8H
I'm working on a 1987 ford with the drivetrain swapped in from a 1993 dodge w350. The vehicle idles okay, but when revving up to anything over 1500 rpm the vehicle will blow gray and black smoke, stutter, backfire and not pass rpms of 2000. Initially we instal...
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1988 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L no hot air blown through vents
i have no heat being blown through vents only cold air, checked coolant temp its up to temperature, blows good cold air at all speeds just no hot air. changed thermostat and still no heat . both hoses coming from heater are hot. Im thinking heater core could b...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX31F9X
Thank You for reading my post! I got a F-350 7.3l, rough idle, misfire, and white smoke. I have a P0272 cylinder #4 contribution or misfire. Did a buzz test and a cylinder contibution test, cylinder #4 comes up. Ive had some issues with 1999 and valve cover ga... Trouble codes: P0272
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP53U7Y
This vehicle is hard starting when cold, 30F and less.It takes about four or five times of cranking to get to start.Even then it seems to stumble and when tou give throttle it seems to backfire through intake.When warmed up for just a minute it starts and runs...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L lack of accel VIN: 2FAFP71W5Y
Came from Trans shop because complaint was when floored power drops off and doesn't want to shift to 2nd until it hits over 5,000 rpm(Very unnerving attempting) and even then I'm backing off to let it shift. Fuel trim numbers are under 10% on both banks combin...
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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-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FTNX21PX4
Replaced EGR and oil coolers. Changed oil and fuel filters. Refilled cooling system, ( used vacuum and held just fine ) and got truck running. As previously noted I knew this had a dusted turbo, but wanted to ensure the rest of engine OK before replacement. Dr... Trouble codes: P0402
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14525
Not sure where to start. Oil pressure via instrument cluster shows normal and engine doesnt make much noise other than the horrible misfires but havent checked with guage yet. Watching varaible cam timing on genysis scan tool shows 65% adv error on bank 2 and ... Trouble codes: P0022 (Camshaft position timing over retarted bank 2), P0011 (Camshaft position timing over advanced bank 1), P0171 (Bank 1 system lean), P0300 (Random misfire), P0305 (5 misfire), P0307 (7 misfire)
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2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L right front axel seal VIN: 1FMYU94165
Thanks for reading this post! Sorry this sounds like a very simple repair but I don't want to break anything. The right front axel seal is leaking I have the axel and intermediate shaft out. There is a plastic collor that the shaft slides into wondering if tha...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTSW21P95
truck has notice white smoke when idle, when drive at stop and take off there is a large puff of white smoke . I been started working on 6.0l diesel about a year/had training by ATG .One thing that I notice is when I disconnected egr connector the smog subside...
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on
Customer has had an issue for a while with a battery going dead.also noticed that his instrument cluster goes "wacky". Replaced Battery and still an issue. almost a year later his dead battery issue turns into a no crank, no start. i have the vehicle here now,... Trouble codes: P0462, P0690, P1260, P2072
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
GOOD MORNING EVERY ONE, THANKS IN ADVENCE FOR ANY HELP...this car came from another shop for overheating, when the car got to my shop it would run for 10m then it turns off with engine light on code p1299, p1285 but the problem was air in the system. Now it ru... Trouble codes: P1285, P1290, P1299
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17L0X
i am going to replace the canister later this month. thanks to all that replies. Trouble codes: P0452.
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP34P8Y
Well good news first, car is running great now. Bad news not 100% what fixed it. I pulled the fuel rail and found small amount of water in the rail. This is a returnless system, not sure how it was causing my problem. When I put everthing back to gether car ru... Trouble codes: P0320.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Bland Door VIN: 1FAHP59S62
car had a head unit put in and it did not help much we got one code out of it the B1249 that is the temp door code but it still is puting out fill hot air on 65' and cooled air on 60' no steps from 60'to90' like it needs to i realy need some help with this one...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, loss of power VIN: 1FDWX33P04
Sorry about the long response back. Found when we left the vehicle outside over night, checked ficm voltage, was at 42 volts and with a long crank. We went ahead and replaced the FICM, the EPB sensor, and ICP sensor. Vehicle now running great at this time! Tha... Trouble codes: P0299, P0470, P0500, P0649.
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Ignition Switch VIN: 1FAFP34N95
AFTER CKING EVERYTHING WE COULD WE PULLED THE TRIGGER ON A USED INSTRUMENT CLUSTER TO MY DELIGHT ALL PROBLEMS WERE CURED. I WOULD HAVE THOUGHT A REPROGRAM WOULD HAVE TO BE DONE BUT FORTUNATELY NOT. THE MILEAGE OBVIOUSLY WAS OFF BUT THE PROB WAS SOLVED. THANK...
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2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0L A/C System VIN: 1FAHP35N28
Thank you so much for all the quick respones with valuable information. We have tried to use an electronic sniffer before, but never had a ton of luck with them. We were somewhat suspecting the evap core because of the lack of visual problems, but could never ...
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