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1997 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP53S3V
hi all,hoping for some help on this taurus. this car has a misfire that has me stumped. using my modis ignition scope i can see that cyl 5&6 firing line is non existant. cyl 4 is fine with a nice peak. we originally did a tune up with plugs and wires by mileag... Trouble codes: P0155 (B2S1 o2 heater circuit), P0161 (B2S2 o2 heater circuit), P0305 (cyl. 5 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire)
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Under Braking
Customer states the brakes don't stop very good. No noise master cylinder is good. Brake boost is good. The truck seems to be under braked. Has anyone came across this?
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMZA51401
i have done all testing needed and have determined module at fault. i have a guestion about programing. alldata said to remove calibration from module before removal. what scantool do we use? thanks
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire
I've worked on a lot of these , but this one has me beat, Truck came in with a coolant leak and a miss on #2, The miss was coil on #2 the leak was the intake. I fixed both and the truck ran fine. A day later I got a call back, the truck was missing again. This... Trouble codes: P0304
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Transfer case VIN: 1FMDU73E92
I've got an Exploder here I'm pulling my hair out on. Customer complaint was seems to be stuck in four wheel drive. Verified complaint. Noticed when sitting still and going from Park to Drive or Drive to Reverse, or when sitting still in Reverse, the transfer ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L alarm VIN: 1FMZU73K23
alarm goes off without cause when car is locked...repeats several times daily...seems ok if car is open/unlocked...the weather is hot and sunny...but it goes off at night as well...it stops when car is unlocked...or after alarm cycle of about 30 seconds...what...
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2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L installation VIN: 1FAFP34N96
New bearing installed and wheel still loose. Got new bearing ,can see from tear down new bearing was not seated all the way down,but snap ring was in. I can see rubber seal on one side and a metal seal on other side.Which side goes towards axle? Bearing number...
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14V07
mis on #4,compresion 175,switched coils,switched injectors,scoped coil & injector)OK,smoke tested intake for leaks)OK,etsted with oxy/acc for leaks in intake)ok,fuel trim slightly negative on bank 1short term at idle),po304 after long drive;does not always sho... Trouble codes: P0304
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2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.4L turbo?
upon test drive truck doesnt have accelleration as it should. when you give it gas you cant hear the whine of the turbo. also when i put pedal to the floor the turbo gauge shows about only 10 pounds.
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1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs light on VIN: 1LNLM81W3N
abs light is on,unable to access trouble code,what kind of scanner will work,can i jumper anything and read voltmeter arm swings like old days,don't know,what i have done is to replace left front sensor,it was bent badly from rust build up inside of rotor,remo...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM82W01
Car came in for an engine transplant, Attempts to start revealed no coil pulse and only one injector pulse on cranking(noid flashed then quit) . Put in a used ECM after testing CKP, powers and grounds to ECM. I am seeing a vehicle enable status relay that is s...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU04102
WE DOUBLED CHECKED OUR WIRING GOING FROM THE ECM TO THE COIL AND IT ALL CHECKED OUT GOOD.WE WENT AND INSTALLED A REBUILT ECM REPROGRAMMED IT AND ALL IS WELL.THANKS TO ALL RESPONDED. Trouble codes: P0354.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low power VIN: 1FTNF21P73
This one is fixed-thanks for all the help. After looking at the posts I decided 1st to ck base oil pressure-70psi when icp would not go over 500. I replaced hpop and ipr. Ipr looked good-no screen damage and I was able to control it with Ids but I just couldn...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L 4th gear VIN: 1FMRU15W64
thanks for all the help finally got them to send another trans wow problem solved yet another bad reman part thanks agin
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L steering pump
thank you all,learned some new ideas for removing air from hydraulic system. Zack,Fred and voughn were right,I was like a horse with blinders on, concentrating on the steering pump expecially after 2nd pump was losing power assist. problem was the idler pully ...
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2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L left front turn signal VIN: 3LNHM261X6
I had to send this car to the dealer, the majority of the responses were a faulty SJB (smart junction box) not having the capabilities to program it I shipped it down the road. Thank You to those who replied.
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