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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Rear end VIN: 1FMPU18L0W
Need help. Fellow tech was doing axle seals took both axle out and the slpider gears fell out. Took unit out of housing but cannot get them back in. Is there a special procedure for this.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTWW32F9Y
Vehicle came in with multiple glow plug codes and cyl. #8 misfire. Replaced all glow plugs and #8 injecter as well as the wiring under the valve cover as I've had trouble there before. Now the only code that comes back is the misfire code. While the glow plugs... Trouble codes: P0308
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L dash lites/signals VIN: 1FAFP56S41
when light switch is turned on both turn signal indicator lites illuminate and the dash lites do not come on regardless of dash dimmer position also last night lights were left on and car had to be jumpped thank for any help has code B1790 and B1318
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2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Flooding at idle
This van is a huge headache we have checked all we can think of this thing is poring gas into the cylinder and there is fuel in oil. Fuel injectors ohm out good and does not drop pressure. Now it is popping in the intake blowing off the vaccumn hoses. We remov...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU62K24
Happy (*%^#!!@@#) New Year! I left on christmas eve with a shop full of problem vehicles, and came back today and they're still here! Lazy bunch of Elves must of gotten drunk and missed my shop. Anyway this Exploder came in with the converters completely restr... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0316 (misfire on cylinder 6 detected on start up)
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2004 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Programming VIN: 1FMDU75K14
HAVE THIS LOVELY EXPLODER CAME IN WITH CODES B2900, U1900, C1805, C1440. CODES COME AND GO INTERMIT FOR NO REASON. ONLY CUST COMPLAINT IS ABS LIGHT GOES ON AND OFF. CUSTOMER REQUESTED NO FURTHER TESTING AND PUT IN A ABS MODULE. REPLACED MODULE AND WENT TO PROG...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14565
Truck has random misfires pretty much all the time only on bank 1. Cylinder #3 seemed worse when truck came in. Tried coil, replaced spark plug with no change. Switched fuel injectors between cylinder #2 & #3. Misfire moved to cyl. #2. Replaced all injectors o... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L 4X4 low VIN: 1FDSW35P95
2WD and 4X4 high work just fine. Switches between 2WD and 4Hi no problem. No 4Low. Stays in 4Hi when requesting 4Lo. PID shows selector switch requesting 4LO. Very conflicting Alldata info regarding wiring/relays/4x4 control module makes specific testing impos...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L key switch VIN: 1FTRF12W26
key wont come out of switch unless you unplugg electial to the igtion switch will not going into shifter park is locked out cant find any info
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34P06
trying to diagnose a black smoke and surging under load was told turbo are high failure item on this engine icp desire and actual press are the same at idle (615 psi at idle) and around 1260 psi at 2500 rpm wondering if any ford diesel techs have run into thes... Trouble codes: P0299, P0470, P0471, P0528
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Stops Running VIN: 1MEFM53S0X
This is my wifes car and this is the 2nd time this problem has happen in the last two weeks. The frist time was on X-mas eve going on a long trip to family. Got about 60 miles into the trip and the car quit running. Took a couple of days to get back to the sho...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTSW30F32
thanks for all the help customer did not want to spend any more money on this truck so he is going to sell it
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L courtesy lamps VIN: 1FTRX12WX4
Well I finally heard back from the customer and all is well. I blew out the door latch with air then sprayed some PB lube into the door latch and worked it a few times. They had no more ghost lights going home. Seems like the older Ford pickups did this as wel...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
Thank you all for the help. After changing the PCM, the car seems to be fixed. I initially drove it for 150 miles without a problem, since then it has been a week and it is still good. I came to the conclusion that it was the PCM because if I would start the... Trouble codes: P1285, P1290, P1299.
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