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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FMNU43S71
Thanks in advance for the help. This beast came in on the hook and the customer had it diagnosed and requested me to put in a fuel pump. Gave a price and told them that if a fuel pump did not fix it it was on them. Customer agreed and replaced pump sending uni...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Rev limiter VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Need help on this taurus. The rev limiter kicks in at about 3800 rpm all the time. Makes it very difficult to pass a car on hiway. All sensor data looks normal. Coolant temp is right and speed sensor is correct. I suspect a bad pcm. Anybody seen this before?? ...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMYU93183
Run vehicle under light throttle vehicle runs fine. Push the pedel to the floor and the vehicle down shift but will not acclerate.replaced intake gaskets because of the surge at idle replaced the plugs. And the rear cat the vehicle runs alot better but the acc...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hc VIN: 2FDFP72993
hello everyone i really need your help! im not to familiar with cng vehicles but this one came to my shop needing a smog! so i ran the test and failed for bunch of things! (NO. and HC mainly) so bank2 sensor 1 stuck on lean, switched that out egr inopperative,...
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2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU02Z95
vehicle came in with ck. engine light and rough idle.Scaned using a solus and found p2195.found slight leak around intake gasket.Also notice vehicle has a new o2 sensor.Intake did not help and code came back quickly.Removed o2 and found it looked normal[not le... Trouble codes: 2195 (lean a/f sensor)
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Steering Control VIN: 1FTWW31P46
We are having a persistent wandering problem with this truck. It has been a problem for about a year. It started to happen very quickly/suddenly. Has not been causing any abnormal tire wear. The above listed parts have all been replaced with no effect in how t...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L loud ticking
i have not had time to reassemble engine.but apparently the valves stuck due to varnish from the old gas.after tapping the valves with a hammer and installing new pushrods i can now spin it over and all valves open and all rockers oil the same.will drain all ...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L ignition VIN: 1FTCR14A9S
I took the new ignition cylinder & new door lock cyliders to a local locksmith to have them re keyed so 1 key opens all locks. I then disconnected the battery while I installed the locks and when I reconnected the battery all was well. I don't really know why ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire, No MIL, no codes VIN: 1FTNF21L7X
Thanks for all the input. No matter what I tried, I could not pick up the misfire in mode 6. I wound up just taking a chance & picked the front right two coil packs & replaced them, problem solved, truck ran perfectly. Sometimes you just need a little luck....
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L lack of accel VIN: 2FAFP71W5Y
Timing chains found to be advanced. Confirmed when I was able to get a hold of a scope shot of cam/crnk sync and insight from an instructor I had in class last night. The thing that was throwing me was the fuel trims, at idle and at steady cruise both banks ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF17251
OK, THE FIX WAS TO CLEAR THE KEEP ALIVE MEMORY. AFTER QUESTIONING CUSTOMER , FOUND OUT THAT THE CAM SENSOR WAS REPLACED AND SPARK PLUGS WERE INSTALLED BEFORE I GOT THE VEHICLE. Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire).
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L left hub area VIN: 1FTSW31P43
Thanks to everyone for the input. Didn't get the vehicle back till this week as it was waiting for a hole in the schedule after approval. This one surprised me after all the diagnostics etc. I was pretty sure I'd find wasted needle bearings and had pretty mu...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L steering VIN: 1FTSW21P36
Ok Guys, Lots of good info on this one. This vehicle does have a Lift and aftermarke twheels and tires. The Pump and gear were defective, lots of metal in the system. We also replaced the Hydroboost and flushed the system extreamly well to remove all the metal...
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L forward/reverse VIN: 1FMYU03136
Turns out it was a case of coincidence. The transmission was indeed bad. Changed it out with a Ford reman and all is well again.
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14V07
thanks for everyone that help me on this one. the customer has decided he will take the vehicle to the dealer. as he think there maybe warranty on it. if he gets back to me with a fix i will update it on here. thanks ones again i really appreciate everyone'... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305 (Cylinder number 5 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder number 6 misfire.).
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2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Windows / Radio/Shift lock VIN: 5LMFU27R82
Thanks to everyone involved . Gem Was problem ,fuse box lived.Truck is back on the road . All circuits on Acc Delay realy were inoperative. Didnt find any water damage . Think it was just bad gem .
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2005 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1MEFM50U75
thanks for the good information you all gave. it would be helpful if the vehicle was still here. when/if it comes back i will tackle it again. it is a weird problem in that after resetting kam you can drive it till the sun goes down and the fuel trims hover ar...
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