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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1FTHF25G1K
Ok. Motor was rebuilt inhouse first start up vehicle runs and idles fine. Set timing, and test drive. Following day try to start the truck, and it will start for a second, spit and sputter and die out. Pulled plugs and they are soaked with fuel. Dried of the p...
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1991 Ford E-250 Econoline Custom 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1FTFE24Y5M
customer brings van to shop with a miss upon diagnosis ableto determine n02 cyl. not firing did a cylinder leak test exh valve not seating remove valve cover find collapsed lifter replace lifters and springs and reassemble.now we have intermitent spark on 6,5,... Trouble codes: P0332, P0116
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Torque convertor clutch VIN: 1FDLE40S0V
Vehicle came into shop with a complaint of harsh shifting and the O/D light flashing. Comm with engine and find P1741 for convertor clutch slipping. Customer stated that when the old engine was removed, they failed to unbolt the torque convertor. Opps. They al...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31F2Y
this vehicle has a constant misfire or loping on cyl. 3, cold or warm, it never goes away. ive tried everything i can think of to diagnose or remedy the problem besides pulling the head. all 8 injectors have recently been replaced with Jasper reman units. if t... Trouble codes: P0269 (cylinder 3 contribution or balace malfunction)
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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 Expedition XLT 5.4L Starting
Ford Techs, A problem that I have recently been dealing with is a Ford Expedition with an intermittent no start condition. The vehicle will intermittently not start and when it's not starting the theft light is blinking. If you sit and mess with it for a few...
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2004 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34364
No communications with OTC Genesis scan tool vehicle specific or generic-has latest update done yesterday. I called OTC, they have one other complaint of no scan tool communication from lat 2010, is at engineering but no fix yet. Seems to be specific to 2004 F...
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU73K44
this explorer has a rough idle. plugs and wires were changed about 2 months ago. i pulled the plugs and checked for cracks and i checked the coil out for cracks and everything looks fine but it doesnt really seem like an ignition misfire. i hooked up the scann...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Valve Train VIN: 1FTPW14514
Well here we have the wonderful, but noisey 3 valve Triton engine! This truck came in three quarts low on oil, changed oil twice and added quality syn-blend 5w20 oil and premium filter. Customer complaining of a loud ticking noise in engine, Test drove vehicle...
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2007 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FAHP02107
the car came in and would heardly run,it had code p2198 checked for vacuum leaks couldn,t find any, when you try to accelerat it sounds like pop-corn popping in the intake ,removed intake and valve covers ,couldn,t find any cracks or anything wrong in valve tr... Trouble codes: P2198
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2007 Ford Fusion S 2.3L No Start VIN: 3FAHP06ZX7
Vehicle immeadiately went into anti theft. IPC has lights anti theft is flashing when key is on, when you attempt to start the vehicle the anti theft light flashes faster. All fuses have been tested. Attempted to use a snap on scanner to retrieve codes, there ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L air bag VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
have a code B1932 driver air bag resistance high. found wire under the ds seat broken so replace with a update from ford, clear code now and flashs light on dashs and resets same code,. I do see from live data ps air bags 2.5 ohms ps frt air bag 2.5 ohms ds si...
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1993 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDA41X1P
Oxygen sensor was testing good, but looked like it was original. I replaced the oxygen sensor and it brought the vehicle down to fuel control, during the replacement of the catalytic converters I found the rear catto be plugged becuase of the front cat. Trouble codes: 538 (cylinder balance test failed).
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Pcm VIN: 1FTRX17W42
I got several replies to this, but not much help. It seems that no one has run into this type of failure before. Most people seemed to think that it was a power supply issue, but turned out not to be the case. We finally decided that the PCM was the problem...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P56
sorry for the wait guys.this customer is one that i have to get [...] from up front.so any ways thanks to everyone who replied.we put a new ficm on and number 3 injector.after talking to customer found out he had put a used programmer on it then the trouble be... Trouble codes: P0269, P0611.
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1973 Lincoln Mark IV 7.5L Turn Signals VIN: F3Y89A9130
THANK YOU TO AL [...] THE MEMBERS THAT SEND ME SO MUCH SUPPORT AND HELP TO GO THROUGH THIS,I FOUND THE PROBLEM,THE BLUE WIRE THAT FEEDS THE POWER FOR THE HAZARD AND THE TURN SIGNAL HAD AN OPEN INTERNALLY OF COURSE PART IS NOT AVAILABLE SINCE IT IS 1973 SO WHAT I DI...
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