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1964 Ford Econoline 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
This nice little Econoline has a rough idle when warmed up. It will stall unless kept over 1800-2000 rpm. Cannot find any vacuum leaks. Took carb apart and nice and clean, float is brass and not fuel logged. All points, cond. plugs, cap, rotor, wires are new. ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Fuel Pump Inop VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Van was tow in for a water pump customer attempted to start van no sucess did try to jumper with low battery. Ck for codes ck for voltage at fuel pump since no pump function was heard no voltage.ck fuel pump relay ok inertia switch ok code are b2513-b1470-u114...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: UNKN0WNV1Y
this vehicle has no codes for coolant temp sensor issues, but it floods when you try to start it cold. so i was informed that the temp sensors have alot of issues on these so i testes CHT CTS and IAT. CTS was the only one that tested bad. replaced sensor and t...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZX17281
Vehicle towed in for no start, no communication to pcm. Scanner will communicate with all other modules. Mileage is "---" on dash. Checked power and grounds to pcm all good. Theft light flashing. 5v reference good from pcm. Unplugged tps and dpfe with no chang...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L airbag VIN: 2FMZA51402
b1869 airbag light circuit fault. Airbag light does not come when you first start vehicle, you get 6 beeps. Air bag light does come on and stays on solid after driving for a while. code b1869 stored. Suspect possible ground and/or cluster problem. any help app...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L R/f Seatbelt Retractor VIN: 2FAFP73W23
Hello Gents, I'm close to sliting my wrists. I hope someone can help me. PLEASE! I have replaced Both Restraint Control Module, and Right, Front Seatbelt Retractor. (Pretensioner is in retractor) I have even replaced the harness. I have .5ohms in each wire. O...
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Steering box VIN: 1FTRX18W83
Ok so this one is my landlords truck and wanna make sure its fixed right the first time. If you turn steering wheel 1/8th turn and rock it back and forth it makes a vibration\groaning noise from gear box area more noticeable in lines than gear box. Im wonderin...
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2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L blower motor ac clutch VIN: 1ZVHT84N67
Car arrived customer complaint blower motor does not come on right away, may be delayed by 30 seconds to several minutes. Our inspection found that the compressor didn't come on until the blower ran. Once they started the a/c system worked fine until the event...
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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2FDKF38GXL
This one was a faulty PCM. All sensor signals, voltage feeds and grounds were good, no communication with PCM and erratic symptoms led us to that.
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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAPP6246P
Thankyou for all the help-We checked all the powers and grounds in computer harness-All checked within specs.-eec relay checked out fine-We ended up replacing the computer -used-Fired right up-All is well-THANKS AGAIN-Brian
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Security VIN: 1FAFP66L6X
Sorry it took so long to close but I just finished it. I finally got an e-mail back from Ford. It ended up that some how this pcm had the europe version of the security system. This is how they do it over seas on this vehicle. The repair was to replace the com...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L readiness test VIN: 1FTNX20L91
Initial inspection station still declined to pass it. Sent him to "our" local shop. No OBDll sticker under the hood, no O2's behind the cats. For those who said it was not necessary to emissions test MUST have been correct. Thanks for all the help Jake
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2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU94135
well thanks to all that replied. it turns out the new fuel pressure regulator that we installed from the dealer was defective we installed a new one after doint a lot of pin tests and the customer says that the code has not returned. so all we can do is hope t... Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel pressure reg voltage to high).
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2006 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Hard start /flooding VIN: 1FTYR10D86
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT RESPONDED TO MY REQUEST. I ENDED UP CONTACTING IDENTIFIX, AND FOUND OUT THAT FLOODING OUT IS A PROBLEM WITH THE 2.2 AND 2.0 ENGINES. I HAD NO FUEL PRESSURE DROP AFTER KEY OFF, AND COOLANT TEMP AND INTAKE AIR TEMP WERE GOOD, ALSO WE T...
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