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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L oil pan VIN: 1FTHX26G8V
Hi everyone, This truck has eaten my lunch and supper. Started out as a ft cover and oil pan gasket repair. Replaced pan gasket and leaked at rear. Decided to pull trans to make the pan r and r easier and inspection of rear throat more visible. After the sec...
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2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP34391
Customer installed a 6 speed transmission in this vehicle that came out of a Focus SVT. When trans is plugged in the vehicle won't go over 40 mph. I have an IDS and have checked for programmable parameter for such and none listed but axle ratio/tire size. Is i...
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start
OK, this is some after hours work I was doing for a friend. Sucking air into the intake was giving him some lean codes, so we tore it down and replaced the intake gaskets. Now, the truck will not start. It cranks over fine and it seems that it wants to start. ... Trouble codes: B1359 (Ignition RUN/ACC Circuit Failure GEM/CTM)
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L starting VIN: 1FMEU73EX6
no crank-instrument cluster is dead-i have crank power from ign switch to starter relay-no ground to energize relay. Everything else is working. I swapped the problem car pcm with a sister explorer-the good car didn't start, prob due to the antitheft, but the ...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Engagement VIN: 1LNHM86S22
Alright guys, I need some insight on this bugger of a Lincoln. We got an 02 Lincoln LS that was brought to us a while back with a harsh engagement/"kick" when shifting to forward or reverse. Once in gear it runs fine, all gears shift smoothly and when they're ...
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1988 Ford Ranger XLT 2.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR10T9J
Good afternoon iATN.Well this one is fixed.Thanks to everyone for their time and replies.Many of you had said to check the fuel pressure regulator,egr and ect,but i had already had checked these items.I know these are common on these trucks.Good looking out.Ho...
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1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A2K
Found water leak on right kick panel where the pcm is located. Took cover off pcm and found the green mold inside. Replace with a remand pcm and ran great.
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on
thanks everyone for all the input.. i replaced the pcm with another napa/cardone then picked up a EVR circuit code, did not bother to chase that ghost of a code, purchased a used pcm and now problem is fixed..i would not reccomend a cardone pcm to anyone...lot... Trouble codes: P0443.
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2000 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L 3rd gear VIN: 1FMDU65E1Y
Talked to ocal Ford Tech and most said replace trans. Trans replaced and off down the road. Thanks for all replies
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2008 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRF12298
HI, EVERY ONE. THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR HELP AND TAKING TIME TO RESPOND TO MY REQUEST. THE PROBLEM WAS ECM AND THE GOOD THING IS THAT BABY WAS UNDER WARRANTY. CUSTOMER IS VERY HAPPY ABOUT THAT. THANKS AGAIN MATT Trouble codes: P0353 (Ignition coil primery wiring problem).
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S7Y
thanks to all who helped! Would have closed this sooner if not for ford special order parts.Once I got to the clock spring it was a breeze. Turned out to an open wire in the clock spring. Cruise control should have nothing to do with emissions, Thanks ford eng... Trouble codes: P1565.
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S7Y
thanks to all who helped! Would have closed this sooner if not for ford special order parts.Once I got to the clock spring it was a breeze. Turned out to an open wire in the clock spring. Cruise control should have nothing to do with emissions, Thanks ford eng... Trouble codes: P1565.
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