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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTDX1860V
Wont start cold,43 degrees F or colder.New ECM and Fuel relays.Scan tool usually shows no rpm while cranking...then a sporadic showing of 200...400 rpms Test of crank sensor is inconclusive,Ive been out of the loop of repairs a few years,,just getting back.Tri...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF57F02
Vehicle came in last week, customer had plugged in for 2 hours and vehicle was driven in. Original codes stored in computer when it arrived were P1247 and P1670. We checked all basic items and then dug into the P1670 code. Begining with FJ10 we followed the te... Trouble codes: P1668 (Power control module communications), P1663 (FCDS circuit failure)
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW12574
the engine has a misfire at idle on #4. it misfires up to around 2000 to 2500 rpms. fire out of coil is good. injector pulse seems fine. the compression is same as other cylinders [125psi].during the cranking compression test the #4 cylinder builds same as oth... Trouble codes: P0304
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
This F-150 has Lean DTC's and A/F and O2 Stuck lean DTC's for both banks. Has a rough idle, occasionally stalls. Restarts no problem and seems to drive fine off idle. Short term fuel trims are maxed out at 45% and still no voltage output from the Oxygen sensor... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Lean), P0174 (Bank 2 Lean), P2195 (O2 Stuck Lean), P2197 (O2 Stuck Lean)
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2004 Ford Focus SE 2.3L ABS Light VIN: 1FAFP34234
Hi all, This vehicle came in with an intermittent ABS light on, diagnosed it & found to be a faulty cluster- red light would flash occasionally also.(**Just in case** someone goes nuts with one.. the wiring diagram says the ABS module grounds the circuit...to ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L oss VIN: 1FTNW21PX4
Alright this truck is starting to be a nightmare. this is a personal vehicle I purchased feeling I could repair and either have a inexpensive truck or make a descent return. As of right now I dont feel so good about the investment. This truck was abused to say...
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2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZK04126
We have this 06 freestyle with code p1889 we performed the tsb with out any luck. As soon as we did the work first key start the light came right back on. I am not sure if this is actually a pump problem which some post on here have been referring to or and el...
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2007 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L timing chain VIN: 1FMFU17567
vehicle came in w/timing component noise, sounded like chain rattle. tore down found right tensioner seemingly bad, [no tension could compress by hand & tension by hand]. installed new chains, guides, & tensioners. reassembled same noise present, tore back dow...
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2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Engine
This Escape has a knocking noise heard only when first started and put in drive light acceleration. The noise is heard inside the car but barely noticeable under the hood when loaded in drive. I checked TSB and the archives and only found TSB''s for 2009's not...
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2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L no 2 or 4 VIN: 1F93128KA8
i have no 2nd or 4th gear with code p0732 p0734 and p01270 pulled servo for band looks good thinking band broken, but was wondering if i was able pull the plate off the side of the transmission and put a new belt on with out pulling the transmission, i cant se...
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2009 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FDSS34PX9
Need some help from the ford diesel guys. I have a 6.0 diesel in an E350 with an intermintent misfire on #1 cylinder. I have the IDS scan tool and can see the misfire under the power balence test. It dosent happen much at idle,is more frequent driving. Using t...
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1968 Lincoln Continental 7.5L pump
attempted to remove power steering pump off of crank, was unable, with secured bolts removed it moves around just cant get off.
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L ABS module VIN: 1LNHM87A92
I've checked several different locators and can't find the brake booster sensor. Anybody out there changed one of these or know the location? Thanks in advance. Have checked around the brake booster and have removed the master cylinder for better access.
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Idle speed too high VIN: 1MELM50U2V
Vehicle has a high idle that only occurs after the vehicle has been driven at speeds of 30 mph or more. Idle will remain at 1800-2200 (depends on the speed vehicle has been driven) after letting up on throttle at cruise. Vehicle will continue to maintain speed...
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1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMDU15N2G
THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR THE GREAT TIPS. MOST OF THE REPLIES WAS ON THE GOV.AND I FELT THAT IT WAS THE MOST LIKELY WERE THE THE PROBLEM WAS. AFTER RECHECKING THE OUTPUT SHAFT FOR A LEAK TO THE GOV I REPLACED IT, AFTER 3RD. TIME WITH THE SAME RESULT. I WAS SURE T...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Rocker Arm VIN: 1FMFU18L5V
Sorry for the late reply. Its fixed! We found a tsb that a few of you had sugguested. Customer only wanted to replace the one rocker. Also replaced hydraulic lifter. Put everything back together and it ran great. No noise, no miss, great compression. Thanks to...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L 4wd VIN: 1FMPU18L6W
Sorry for getting back so late on this. I actually fixed it the day I posted the question. Turns out it was the shift motor. Later that day I hooked up my scanner and checked for any codes in the GEM and it had some for the relays. I then cleared the codes and...
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L wont start VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
well I found plugs fuel fouled .I cleaned and dried plugs looked at data and all sensors normal,ect,iat,map,no vacuum leaks.so I was puzzled I watched fire from all plug wires,I left plugs out of cylinder head attached to plug wires grounded plugs turned the e...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Guage Lights And Parking Lights VIN: 1FAFP34N35
thanks for the help it was the wiring at the deck lid hinge
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2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Tpms VIN: 1FMEU64E88
Waiting on customer to bring vehicle back to shop. A few said sounds like someone has rotated the tires and not reprogramed the sensors and that I replace the wrong sensor. At this point I have both drivers side sensors that dont work. I will update this as so...
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