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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMYU22E9W
Vehicle came in with large oil leak. We found a hole in the left valve cover caused by a broken timing chain guide. The engine ran at this time and just leaked oil real bad. We ordered replacement chain from ford. After locking cams in place and replacing fron...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L unknown VIN: 1FTZF1729X
I got this old truck, 99 150 4.2l. It has what feels like a misfire/vibration. the vibration happens a little at idle and happens throughout the rpm range at varing amplitudes. If I power brake the truck I get a .5 order engine vibration, thats 15hz, at 1800rp...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FTWX33F9X
This truck has no power.will not rev past 2500 in park and only 1500 in gear holding brake.map voltage is 1.43 at idle,exhaust pressure volts is .88 at idle,exhaust back pressure 14.40 at idle,exhaust pressure reg. 0% at idle.oil has been changed ,changed Ebp ... Trouble codes: P1247, P1248, P0476
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Abs/Trac Module VIN: 1FAFP404X3
Thanks in advance for your time. We've got a Mustang in our shop that the traction control and ABS warning lights will not turn off. The trouble code setting is U1043 - "Standard Communication Protocol Invalid/Missing Data for Traction Control". This vehicle...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPX14504
Customer states that while driving-highway or city- vehicle will not go when pressing on gas pedal. I drove it home last nite and after a 15 mile run on highway and 4 miles on city, theft lite on top of dash came on and truck feels like it just idles. Does not...
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L hpop VIN: 1FDAF57PX5
This truck came in as a no start; customer replaced fuel filters & tested with starter fluid but still no start. We diagnosed a blown logic fuse for the ficm, but still no start. Removed ipr, screen split in centre. Replaced ipr, truck ran for 15 min then star...
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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Fuel Pump VIN: 1FTHX26C9L
I ENDED UP HAVING TO REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY.
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FTWX33FX2
after replacing BOTH front calipers, hoses, rotors, pads, ABS unit, f/E Alignment, tested ball-joints by removing tie-rods and looking for stiffness/movement, and for binding U-joints at wheels, from MY point of view it still pulls... the customer took it to h...
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L windshield washer and headlites VIN: 1FMZU72K73
Thanks to all that replied. It ened up being the multi function switch. smelt burnt so checked grounds and volts coming in to switch. the wipers also worked slow, the customer never mentioned that. Thanks again IATNers
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNS24LA6
Thank you to all who replied. Denis and Mark hit the nail on the head with this one. Also I continued researching archives and found another post identical to mine. (Dont know why I didnt see it on original search) It was one of the eight coils causing problem...
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2009 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FDSS34PX9
thanks for all the replies. after checking things more i did find aintermintent conection at the engine injector harness. repaired the harness and the problem was gone. thanks again.
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2011 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L radio VIN: 1FMCU9EG1B
Turns out that ford has finally agreed that the radio did have a problem. They replaced it under warranty and so far so good. Thanks again everyone..
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