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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDU34X9N
allright all you ford techs, here goes have this explore that came in pouring fuel out exhaust and blowing smoke. first checked fuel injector pulse and only right bank has pulse. left bank is constantly powered up. checked from ECA and no power coming out of E...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L turn signals VIN: 1FTDX1861V
Turn signals and four ways work fine until headlights are turned on,or heater blower is turned on. At that point,they cease to flash,and both indicators are dimly lit. I assume it's a bad ground,but I've cleaned and tightened every one I could find,with no res...
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2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L Brake pedal VIN: 1FAFP42XX1
Vehicle came in for annual state safety inspection and found front brakes locked up. Found calipers sticking. I sold calipers, hoses, pads and rotors. Vehicle had good brake pedal before repair. After repair and complete brake flush with brake bleeder ball, ca...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU7EK43
Vehicle intermittently sets rich codes. The first time it happened vehicle seemed to be running slightly on the rich side (fuel trims around 7 to 10) Couldn't find any cause for this as maf was normal, fuel pressure was normal and couldn't find any other issue... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 rich), P0175 (Bank 2 rich)
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FMYU031X6
This is je'taun from sts car care. Vehicle came in a no start. Customer states he has been regularly driving vehicle and then, a no start condition. Got vehicle started but it ran horrible. Then a no spark condition. Fuel pressure is within specs. Checked timi...
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2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMEU63E77
I am trying to do a BG transmission fluid exchange on a this Explorer and I am not able to disconnect the transmission lines from the bottom of the radiator. This is the second Ford that I've run into that I couldn't service. I have 3 different disconnect tool...
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2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Abs Tcs VIN: 5LMFU28505
Thanks ahead of time for any help I can get. We are trying to initialize the steering angle relearn for this 2005 Navigator after brake service. I have a MAXIDAS 708 which offers the procedure but isn't giving me the step prompts that I am expecting (lock to l...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM55S71
Hello I have what I believe to be a doozie. I thank everyone in advance for any assistance. I have no codes in the computer. performed a full vehicle self check-still no codes. The vehicle came in with a no start..checked fuel pressure good 56psi. checked for ...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L shifts in and out of VIN: 1FDKF37F5S
after explaning to the people i sent the computer to the last one figure out i knew what i was talking about . pin 92 of pcm only has power when brakes applyed replaced pcm with a good one reman. pcm,s dont always work if you have a uncomman problem.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on, P0135, p0155 VIN: 1FMZU73W02
Well i got this one nailed down, i did try OE oxygen sensors with the old pcm and the first reman pcm and it was still giving the same codes. i double checked all the wiring for the o2 sensors 1 more time including a voltage drop test across each circuit and f... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 sensor heater circuit fault bank 1 sensor 1), P0155 (O2 sensor heater circuit fault bank 2 sensor 2).
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no power VIN: 1FTNW20F42
Since we replaced the ebp sensor and tube there was a slight improvement in power since the backpressure valve is opening, but the truck is still underpowered. the customer however does not want to pay for any further diagnostic work so he is just going to ta...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L abs VIN: 1FMYU04162
First off lesson 101 the customer is always right-we tend to think that they are a bunch of stupid wildebeest to prey on but lest we forget they know their car-after reconnecting everything back to pre-recall state light stayed out-went back to Ford and all...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Pats VIN: 1FMZU63E92
Many thanks to Jody and Andrew for taking time to reply. The transceiver or antennae ring did indeed fix this vehicle. Gotta luv it when you get it right the first time with a little help from your iatn friends!
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2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Intake? VIN: 1FTSX2A59A
It's always the simple stuff that throws me. Really dumb mistake and just couldn't figure out what I done wrong. I had switched the emissions line to the intake with the line on the air cleaner assy. No Wonder! I kept thinking what is missing to restrict the a...
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