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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L engine VIN: 1FACP41M9P
vehicle will start up and idle. when you give it throttle it will run as if out of time then loss spark all together and stall.some times fire right back up other times you have to wait a minut to get spark back
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L a/c pressures
Well I have this 00 F-350 with the 7.3l. The A/C pressures will jump between 40 psi and 25 psi while the a/c is on. This symptom sounds like it is low on freon, but we have put in 48 oz already. It is supposed to hold 40oz. While the a/c is off, the pressure s...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP31341
Car died while driving. Melted harness to DPFE, MAF, coil pack, starter. Repaired harness, replaced blown fuses. Still no crank, no communication to PCM (odo is dashes), no comm to any module. If CTM is removed, we have comm to airbag only, no codes in airbag....
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2003 Ford E-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14253
Hey Crew, Going a little bonkers. Have this van as described with codes as described. The van is relatively new to myncustomer. He says it has been running a little ruff since he got it. Vehicle would stuble under part throttle but WOT cleared it up. First... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor), P1131 (H02s11 sensor indicates lean), P1151 (H02s21 indicates lean)
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRF14W94
Thanks in advance to all who take the time and read this post and offer help. This vehicle was towed in as a died on road and no start. It is a no crank no start. checked all the typical starter and battery connections etc. all checked good. now comes the craz... Trouble codes: U1900, B2659, B1318, B1352
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35P16
I have a 2006 Ford 6.0L with 0 oil pressure.Checked pressure regulator valve OK.Checked filter for debrie none.Vehicle will not start and air checked high pressure side of oil systemm (no leaks) Heard alot about rockers coming apart damaging low pressure pump....
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L No Headlights VIN: 1LNFM92V3W
I have a '98 Lincoln Mark 8 in my shop. The customer needed a general PM & complained that he had to use his Brights because both low beams went out, and he was told that he would have to replace the entire light. $700 each was the best quote. I read the owner...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air ride VIN: 5LMFU28RX3
Vehicle originally came in with rear air bags deflated and the compressor was not running. After checking the circuit we found a faulty relay (apparantley very common) as well as a faulty rear height sensor (also very common). After replacing both the relay an...
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2005 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L 3rd gear
hello and welcome to my nightmare. this ax4n feels and shifts great until intermittently, onlywhen hot, during takeoffunder load a weird bump shift directly after 1-2, feels like another 2nd gear, then it acts normal through 2nd [...]-3 shift, soft or har...
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2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L no workee VIN: 2MHFM75V96
Customer complaint , no cruise.DTC C1123 and it refers to the vehicle speed sensor which on most normal cars would be a simple situation.Alldata once again proves to be basically worthless,pretty much the usual situation.There is a sensor on the transmission w...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTYR10C4W
I'm calling this one Semi-Fixed. Even though I could never find a leak,I decided to pull the intake to inspect it and the gasket for cracks. Sure enough, The gasket was split in two places on the #4 runner, and one in the #2 runner. Re-sealed and the truck ...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55213
thanks for the 12 replies. after going back and performing pin-out testing again. there was no theft codes. 3rd reman pcm cured no start concern
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L exhaust VIN: 1FTSF31P83
The problem was that the turbocharger spool shaft had broken in two pieces and the exhaust turbine actually blew out and lodged itself in the exhaust outlet.Obviously when this happened,the oil pressure that normally feeds this shaft just dumped into the exhau...
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNS24263
After removing right o2 sensor power came back. Replaced right cat and runs great, Thanks for the help Trouble codes: P1151 (oxygen sensor B2 S1 lean).
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21PX4
First of all thanks to all who have replied. After coming to work this morning I once again looked at my scan tool data and scratched my head. John had the same thoughts as I did but I had already backtracked and made sure of my programming. I use the Snap on ...
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2008 Ford E-250 4.6L passing gear at WOT VIN: 1FTNE24W08
Thanks to all that replied. The fault on this was in fact the fuel pump. Although the pressure was ok, we took off the filter and found the fluid aerated. we were looking as if these were two separate issues, but the computer could not decide the shift points...
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2006 Mercury Montego Premier 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1MEHM42116
THE INTAKE HAD A HOLE IN IT RIGHT AT THROTTLE BODY. IF YOU DIDNT KNOW IT WAS THERE YOU WOULD NOT SEE IT. THE SUGGESTION TO CK HOSES AT BASE OF INTAKE GOT ME TO TAKE A SECOND LOOK AT LEAKING HOSES.I GUESS THE EGR HAS CAUSED THIS TO HAPPEN. DOES NOT RUN LIKE A C...
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