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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP53S3X
Hello Taurus Techs, I'm setting up to change the tranny on a 99 Taurus DOHC with a floor shift and no overdrive lock out button. Good used Taurus tranny's are getting hard to find around here but I have located one about 150 miles away. The yard that has it sa...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18L51
Hello all, we have a ford that does not register tp at times. The tp voltage will drop to 0 on the scanner. Trans upshifts but will not downshift. Pintest tps, 5v ref good, ground good, signal good, .8v to 4.3v sweeping the throttle. Pintest tps signal at ecm,... Trouble codes: P0122 (Tps circuit a low), P1121 (Tps inconsistent with maf)
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2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF46P14
Hi fellow techs. This one is got me scratching my head! 2 months ago this truck went on job about 900 miles from our facility. On it's way up there the driver complained of power loss and than stall and no start when he came to a stop. It was towed to a Ford d... Trouble codes: P0275 (cyl 5 contribution)
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4M2XV14TXY
Vehicle came to me with complaint of rough idle and suges when driving. Found engine light on for knock sensor code. Smoke tested intake and found leaking. Replaced intake gaskets & knock sensor. Test drive with no real improvement. No codes thrown after repai...
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2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L shift interlock VIN: 4M2YU57195
This vehicle is not where I can physically check it out. The customer states that there is a continuous clicking noise coming from the center consol under the gear selector. The noise occurs when he is in park at an idle, noise goes away when another draw is u...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L Fuel Pump VIN: 1FBJS31H4N
Thanks for all the help. The van had a differnt computer not for this van. It was a used one someone else put in.We replaced with a new one.Runs good now.All tests on power and grounds checked good.
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L ecu VIN: 1FMEU17L9V
Thankyou all for responding. The customer deceided he should not have to pay diagnostic time to find an issue such as this.
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Timing Belt VIN: 1FTCR10A8V
With engine timed at TDC. I found that markings on the Cam, and Oil pump were not spot on like I wanted to see. I then installed a spark plug, in one of the many Spark plug holes (this engine is a four cylinder with 8 spark plugs and dual coil packs) Using sh...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L MIL Lamp on, Lean VIN: 2FTZF0730Y
WE REPLACED THE PCV HOSE W/ FACTORY PART ( ORIGINAL ONE HAD SPARKPLUG BOOT IN PLACE OF LOWER HOSE ). WE ALSO REPLACED & RESEALED LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKETS & SUPERCHARGER GASKETS. FUEL TRIMS ARE BETTER BUT STILL HIGHER THAN THEY SHOULD BE. ALL MONITORS HAVE... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Radio & Cluster VIN: 2FMZA57625
Thanks for all who replied. The radio was the problem.Whatever the draw was in the cluster, it was not enough to drain the battery. I did not have a amp gauge to give a reading with the battery connected. I do have one coming now though.For years we had checke...
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