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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 2FTZX1729X
HELP Ford guys. Towed in no start. No spark or injector pulse. Sometimes THEFT light flashes while cranking but am under impression PATS will only kill injectors so thinking that's not causing no start. Check vref at DPFE,TP, MAF all OK. Check PIP on crank rea... Trouble codes: B1450 (Wiper delay switch failure)
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on, No Communication VIN: 1FDAF57F8Y
Can't communicate with the PCM. Checked DLC, found bad connection at fuse not allowing B+ to get to pin 16. Repaired bad connection, still no communication. Tested ground and circuits between PCM and DLC, all test good. According to tests it has a faulty PCM. ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L idle VIN: 1FMYU04151
Hi there. I have this escape that had code p0452 FTP low voltage. Customer complained of engine revving to 2500 rpms I found FTP normal but did find leaking pcv hose and pull iac valve and it was rough and did not have smooth movement. Car ran great afterwards...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20F61
Thanks in advance to everyone! I am looking for a second opinion before I install a new IDM. the truck was towed in. the cd dirve on my computer quit so I have no Mitchell so I am not sure of diagnostic info.The truck has codes p1271 through p1278=high to low ... Trouble codes: P1271, P1272, P1273, P1274, P1293, P1294
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2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L rear differential VIN: 1FMZU62E42
Customer dropped off the differential at our shop. I drove the explorer before, and it had a rear axle whine noise which got louder with speed beyond 40mph. Previous experience said when there is rear axle noise, it is the pinion bearing. Previously, we have a...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L will not accelerate VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Hi guys Im reposting this car due to incorrect mileage I submitted and finding out your only allowed one update. As of right now the car is still in the shop showing the same symptoms. Symptoms are when pressing gas pedal or throttle the car will not accelerat...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73K93
Hey Fellow Techs. This explorer Intermittenly will flash the 4x4 Light and set P1824 - 4x4 drive clutch relay failure. I have replaced the switch and the module. I also ran a ground wire from the transmission case to transfer case. 80% of the time time the 4WD...
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2012 Ford Focus SEL 2.0L battery location? VIN: 1FAHP3M22C
im trying to find the battery on this ford focus sel, its not electric or hybrid. thnx for your help
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L converter, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FALP52U5V
Hello everyone, after reading everyone's replies, and ensuring that there were no DTC's present in the Transmission Code(s) history I proceeded to recommend for the customer to rebuild his/her transmission and/or replace with a used one (if they so prefer). C...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTSX31L71
Sorry it took so long. It looks like the drive shaft is jumping. I think it's the transfer case. The customer is blaming us for an axle seal leak. (150,000 miles) It looks like we are not going to fix it. I just want him to go away. Thanks for all the help
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2002 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP37332
Hi, Thanks to those of you that replied. Most said that it must have a vacuum lea, but after several tests, I couldn't find one. When I replaced the fron O2 sensor I had readings on the scanner. I suspect that if I was to replace the rear one I would get re... Trouble codes: P0136 (H02S12 Fault), P1131 (H02S11 reads lean).
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L window VIN: 1FTSW20525
I AGREE WITH ALL THE REPLIES BUT THE CASTOMER SOLD THE TRUCK THE BRIGHT SIDE THE YOUNG MAN THAT BOUGHT IT SAID WE WERE GOING TO KEEP IT UP SO I MIGHT GET A CRACK AT IT ANYWAY.SO THANKS TO ALL OF YOU & MAY GOD BLESS.
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2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Odometer VIN: 1FAHP24WX8
Thanks to all who replied. The general consensus is that I should send the instrument cluster to an instrument cluster repair shop. The repair shop would be able to retrieve the mileage data in the process of repair.
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