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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Abs VIN: 1FTHX26M0P
PLEASE READ RELATED REPAIR HISTORY FIRST. After repairs a new problem code was set (code 7, missing Isolation solenoid output)I made shore the Wire PK/LG for the solenoid has no short to ground and it is not open the only thing is left to do is to test the AB...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Hard start VIN: 1FTCR10A2R
Customer complaint is hard start in the morning then sometimes when warm. Upon initial inspection crank is slow and hard like the timing is advanced.after it starts it runs ok timing during cranking bounced between 10 atdc to 30 btdc crank position sensor p...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
Hello, My name is Jake and I work at [...] Automotive in clovis. I have an eplorer that is acting quite strange. It will crank over and start everytime I try just as long as I hold the ignition switch in the right spot, somewhere between the run and start pos...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Cruise Control VIN: 3FALP6531S
This vehicle is owned by an old lady that doesn't drive much. The complaint is that the cruise control does not come on. I test drove the car and verified there is no operation. I followed the instructions in Identifix and diagnosed the cruise control servo...
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTZX1720W
Hello all. Thank you in advance for taking the time to read our issue. We have a 1998 Ford F-150 4.2L 2X4 in the shop for an internal engine coolant leak. Coolant is finding its way into the all of the cylinders and wanting to make the truck hydro-lock. I am a...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10D01
hey guys got a ranger in here that has this intermittent misfire. replaced plugs and wires, still had a miss. replaced coil and no change. busted out the modis and scoped a few things and found that something occurs on ignition primary when the engine stumbles... Trouble codes: 300 (random miss)
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start
hey guys thanks in advance costomer s complaint is a no start when hot unless you depress feeder pedal to the end. no related codes. tried a known good iac thinking it was stuck closed. stft : +- 10%. ltft b1 : 2%. ltft b2 : 3% . fix database pionts toward a i...
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2004 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP40414
This car came in with a surging idle and intermittently stalled at idle. I have checked the maf sensor seems to be good. the egr is closed at idle and dosent seem to be sticking open. I have smoked tested several times both cold and hot found no leaks. Checked... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Tss VIN: 1FTNE24L16
DEAR TECH'S I am working on a 2006 Ford E250 van with a 5.4 engine. After the customer had his transmission filter and fluid exchanged at a local transmission shop, it set a P0715 and a P0717 code. He took it back and the shop replaced the turbine speed sensor...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L hunting for gears over 70 mph VIN: 1FTNF2D536
This vehicle will only act up after driveing on freeway over 70 mph. On the last visit another tech had replaced the oss senser, When testing I was monitering the oss on the IDS scan tool, when driven over 70 for about 4 miles the oss signal will become errat...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Charging VIN: 1FTSW21R98
This is a dual alternator system. One ford style 130amp secondary and a nipindeso 200amp primary. Code generated is for primary alternator control. I have tested the harness and alternator 3 differant ways, keep coming up with alternator as the problem, yet tw...
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2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L hyd. system VIN: 1FMCU02Z18
I need some test procedures for the abs unit itself. Don't want to guess on such an expensive repair. Has anyone had this problem? The unit runs through the bleeding procedure as it should and does not set any code. There is no fluid loss, nor does there appea...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FYJW36F5V
Yes I have fixed to 90 percent, had to put a fuel pump in cause the test showed it fluctuating 20 psi rapidly. Did that and the truck ran much better, although at times there would still be a miss and you can hear the air in the injectors. So the customer is g...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine noise VIN: 1FTNX21F6X
Thanks again, Tom from Florida was correct, the flexplate was cracked at the crank bolts, when I checked this the flex plate was jammed together and would not reviel the problem, I pulled harder and bumped the breaker bar on front crannk bolt, and it popped l...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L radio, windows, accessories VIN: 1FAFP55U12
Nothing was left unplugged. I had checked the fuses with a test light and the there were no burned fuses. I looked up a wiring diagram to the GEM module, and pulled out my power probe to do some testing. I found that fuse 16 had 12v. on one side and 5.3v. on t...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDWF36516
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP AS ONE TECH SUGESTED BAD PLUGS,AFTER BREAKING ALL 8,NEW PLUGS SOLVED THE PROBLEM
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12526
TIMING CHAIN GUIDES BROKEN AND INTAKE ROCKER ARM OFF ON ONE INTAKE VALVE IN NUMBER 4 .FOUND THAT THE CAM SENSORS ARE SUPPOSE TO OVERLAY EACH OTHER ON A SCOPE ,IF YOU SCOPE BOTH .IF THEY DO NOT LINE UP THAT DOES NOT MEAN CHAIN HAS JUMPED A TOOTH NECESSARILY IT ... Trouble codes: P0305 (p0022-), P0022 (p0300-), P0300 (p0012-), P0012 (p0175-), P0175.
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2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Starting VIN: 2FMDK48C47
Thanks everyone my friend appreciate all the help He ended up shipping it to the Ford dealer They figured out that it was probably hit by lightning As far as the repairs are done I do not know
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2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 6.4L oil and coolant VIN: 1FTWW31R89
There were 2 small pin holes in the front cover behind the water pump which was where the coolant was entering the crankcase. Thanks for all the advice.
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