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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDX1722V
Thanks in advance for any help with this one. Vehicle came in as a no start. Replace plugs, wires, and harmonic balancer with no results. Cranks normal and then hard. Appears to be a timing issue. Checked fuel pressure and cylinder compression. Fuel pressure 3...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Rocker Arm VIN: 1FMFU18L5V
Customer brought Expedition in with engine running rough and ticking noise. Found two bad ignition coils. Replaced coils and all 8 spark plugs. Runs good now but ticking noise still present. Traced noise to rear of cylinder one. Had vehicle running for a while...
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2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Emissions VIN: 1FMEU75836
Customer came in back in March complaining of check engine light being on. Pulled code P0430-Bank 2 cat below efficiency. Ordered new cat and waited 8 months for it to come in. Installed cat and recommended all 4 oxygen sensors be replaced. The customer said j...
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L forward/reverse VIN: 1FMYU03136
Came in for poor heat out of vents, flushed heater core, vent temp good. Parked vehicle and all was well. Customer picked up vehicle and drove off, came back 4 miles later saying transmission is slipping. Verified. Both reverse and drive engagement are slippin...
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2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 6.2L Mirrors VIN: 1FTFW1E60B
Need to know how to get power folding mirror to work mirror will adjust but will not fold dealer was no help though we could program seat module to make fold option work any one have any info thanks
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5LMEU88H03
truck came in for missfire at idle no ck eng light no codes runs good off idle. mode 6 $53 showed missfire events on cyls 1 and 4 replaced plugs and coils. mode 6 now showes 0 events in $53 still has rough idle $56 shows faild. what is $56 telling me thanks fo...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU27R53
Vehical came in and it had code c1725 front pneumatic fault. I went though the diagnostic chart and replaced the modual. Now it is back with codes c1990 modual not calibrated and b2477 vapp2 steering assist calibration not complete. I need some help please. I ...
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L inspection monitors VIN: 5LMEU88H74
this aviator will not set any inspection monitors , cat , evap , o2 sensor , 02 heater or egr . drove it and followed drive cycle , still no monitirs will set .runs at 171-174 degrees . thinking it needs pcm reflash , any suggestions .
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2005 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1MEFM50U75
this mercury is eatin my lunch, thanks in advance for any help given. i have an unstable idle ranging from about 600 -900 rpm. the long and short tem fuel trims are pegged at adding 25% fuel. baro pid is 149 hrtz and air mass is 2.9-3.8 at idle. if i disconnec...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Starting VIN: 1FTNX20L0X
Well. this one is going to the diller. I aprediate and thank to all that tryed to help me but this one is one of those that you just gonna have to man up and let it go or else is gonna dryve me crazyer. I will live to fight another day thanks every body.
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP53U7Y
Thanks again for the tips,I checked the fuel filter yesterday and was not resricted, but changed it anyways while I was there. Its -7 here today and I started the vehicle it flashed right up and is running great.I believe the issue was caused by intake valves ...
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L interior lamps
Cust decided to take it else where to have it fixed. He is searching for the GEM in the bone yards. Thanks for all the replies. I book marked BBA for the future.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L O2 heater & o2 VIN: 1FTNX20L01
WELL I DID SOME RESERCH AND MADE A CALL TO B.A.R. THEY ARE TELLING ME THAT THIS VEHICLE SHOULD ONLY BE A OBD1 COMPIANT AND DOES NOT NEED THE OBD2 MONITOR TEST. I DON'T BUY IT BUT OTHER SHOPS TELL ME THE SAME,
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Door Ajar VIN: 1FMDU73E12
it ended up bein the 4x4 module shorting out the bus the central security module is on. One hell of a experience.
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Rt Brake VIN: 1FTZR45U72
Thankyou for evryones input with this problem we ended up replacing the hardware kit of the rear brakes and the problem was solved even though the springs all looked fine and tension seeamed to be ok there must have been some issue that occured during the over...
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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L 3rd, 4th gear VIN: 1FMZU67K25
Thanks for all the replys! Just so everyone knows I am a Ford tech, repairing this unit under warranty, the buck stops here. Jerry from Jersey Nailed it right off, the input spag was the problem. On the bench it looked fine and felt fine. I think I am go...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTWW33P75
thanks to all that replied.I took the truck to ford dealer and left overnight.ficm voltage was below 42 volts and the right bank had a lot of missfire.I will replace ficm and retest power balance but I think it will get 4 injectors on the right bank
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Low power VIN: 1FTWW32P66
Thank you all for your help... Sometimes it just takes another tech to say the obvious. Originally I was getting apx 2psi boost and KOER code P2262,I could not hear the turbo spool up during the KOER test. After the turbo rebuild I was getting zero boost... Trouble codes: P2262 (Turbo Boost not detected mechanical).
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