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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2FDKF38GXL
Sorry in advance for the long post! Truck was towed in with numerous issues. Underhood area has a lot of rust and corrosion. Alternator wasn't charging, had to replace alternator, voltage regulator and correctly wire previously repaired wiring. Engine at first...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L little heat VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
engine temp only comes up to 105 degrees
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.5L Oil Cooler VIN: 3FELF47G7V
I am sure I am not the only one who ran into this problem, but any help would be appreciated. This is the square box style oil cooler mounted on top of the oil filter adapter housing. These parts are becoming obsolete and I do not want to take a chance with a...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L plugs VIN: 2FMZA51473
I am geeting ready to replace spark plugs.whatis the best way to get to the rear plugs?thanks in advance for any and all help.
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10U03
had dead #5 coil. r&r coil plugs and wires. original running dead miss fixed. after good warm up and at idle it now has a #6 miss. recheck spark good, swapped inj, smoke test for vac leak, r&r valve cover removed springs. aired cyl with no leaks, valves seem ... Trouble codes: 0306 (cyl 6 miss), 0316 (unknown)
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L exhaust VIN: 1FTSF31P83
customer came in with truck and said he heard a loud "pop" and then saw alot of blue smoke out the tailpipe and he couldnt even see any cars behind himself due to the amount of smoke.no stored codes.not sure what to look for .suspect turbo seal,but I wont thro...
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2004 Ford Focus ZX3 2.3L MIL Lamp on, P0171 VIN: 3FAFP31Z34
I have a code P0171 that keeps coming back, It can take a few days or weeks to come back. This problem has been ongoing for about 4 months. I have check for vac leaks none found, check for vac leaks at PCV area, checked MAF sensor with lab scope and check sca... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Condition)
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2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L brakes VIN: 1FMPU16545
truck has great brake pedal when key is off as soon as you start truck no brake pedal. replaced master still no pedal and brake system has no leaks
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FTSF20P97
Hello all this vehicle came in with a no start condition. Analysis of the vehicle revealed no oil pressure. The high pressure oil pump was replaced along with the ipr and Ipc. While cranking for an extended period of time, the oil pressure guage on the dash wi...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1722V
THANKS EVERYONE FOR ALL YOUR HELP. AS I SAID IN THE BEGINNING, I REFLASHED THE PROCESSOR PER TSB 97-12-9. I DID NOT REPLACE REPLACE THE PLUGS AS THE BULLITIN SAID, BECAUSE I JUST REPLACED THE PLUGS TWO WEEKS EARLIER FOR THIS PROBLEM. WHAT I DIDNT KNOW WAS THAT...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No clutch pedal
still had some air in the system. pulled slave off of the trans and ran it and out by hand .works great now. thanks for all the feedback
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Electronic VIN: 2FTRX08L71
This one is GONE! The fixed turn out to be replace the fuse box. Jim got me thinking about one of the PID's for the GEM module "clutchlock". Which refers to the clutch being engaged or disengaged. Eventhough this is an automatic it has a jumper in the harness ...
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2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMNU44PX4
We ended up removing the right side valve cover (our IDS and manual compression test both showed the problem was on the left side)and found a bent push rod on #3 cyl exhaust,the exhaust valves were not opening on #3 causing excessive compression on #6.WOW that...
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2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L all VIN: 1FTRX14W35
As I stated in my post, my SnapOn Ultra would not perform the brake bleeding procedure. I borrowed a SnapOn Solus Pro Demo and used its brake bleeding function which really did not help the cause. I changed the pads to OEM and as luck would have it, it snowe...
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2007 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Differential VIN: 4M2EU47E07
Thanks for all the help I found the rear diff to de the problem the clutches were smoke and the bearings we're also bad rebuilt it all is good thanks
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