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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start, on 2nd drive cycle VIN: 1FTCR10A7V
Starts up and runs fine first crank. After first crank or drive cycle, won't start. But has noid, has engine spark, and fuel pressure. Force fed fuel into throttle body - no start. Unplugged MAF sensor, TPS sensor - no start. After short period of time will re...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Abs, Airbag, And Generic Module VIN: 1FTZR15X2Y
Upon checking for ABS codes, found that there was no communication with the module and realized that there was also no communication with the generic module or airbag module. Checked power and ground to all modules with no problem found. Checked continuity of ...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP34P6Y
This car is the owners and we are at our ropes ends. The car had a fault ignition coil about 3 weeks go and it drove fine for a week or so then it started to have a rough idle and die. We checked for vacuum leaks, and finally found that the intake gasket was ...
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2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Hesitation, shakes VIN: 3FAFP31383
customer says when engine is cold has a bad shake to it even worse when put in reverse there are no codes in ecm when it warms up runs normal only will do it when cold customer put new plugs in still same problem
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2004 Ford EXPEDITION 5.4L Ivd Calibration VIN: 1FMFU18L74
Vehicle came in with advance track warning lamp and message on. trouble codes c1279(yaw rate) and c1278 (steer anlge sensor) both codes indicate to start by clearing and recalibrating. when performing ivd calibration with IDS lock to lock movement is not recog...
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2008 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Rt Axle VIN: 2FMDK48CX8
We have this edge all wheel drive that leaks gear oil from rt front axle seal area. We replaced right axle seal kit. But leaks still. After doing more research i now believe that axle seal seals atf and not gear oil. Am i looking at a ptu replacement and if so...
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2010 Ford Focus SES 2.0L pedal hieght VIN: 1FAHP3GN9A
This car will not bleed brakes. The brake pedal goes to the floor easyly. I plugged the master cyl and the pedal is rock hard. I plugged off the HCU ports still no pedal. I replaced the HCU. Did a HCU bleed same. Gravity bleed no fluid from rear cyl and frothy...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FCLE49L03
Replaced all 8 injectors again and truck has not been back. Thinking NAPA might have mixed up their warranty with new parts.
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2 and 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP55U03
The fix for this transmission wasn't so much of a fix as a replacement. After performing the testing suggested by Jason, and following up on all of the possibilities suggested by my fellow IATN techs (I had already replaced trans range sensor/MLP), I concluded...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTNW20P94
WELL WE FINALY GOT IT BACK IN THE SHOP AND PULLED THE HPOP OUT. FOUND THE BALL PLUG SITTING RIGHT NEXT TO THE PUMP. INSTALLED NEW PUMP, WORKS PROPERLY. I HAVE HAD THIS HAPPEN WITH THE PUMP BEFORE BUT ON THOSE TRUCKS WE NEVER HAD A LOW OIL PRESSURE ISSUE @ IDLE...
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FDXE45P46
Thanks to all that responded.this vehicle has had more issues since initial diagnosis.Now power to the primary electrical fuel pump has been lost.It no longer runs.the problems with this vehicle are mounting.Left the dealership after they said they could not d...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L turbine shaft speed sensor VIN: 1FBSS31L46
the fix was that the transmission had the wrong part installed. the drum that signals this sensor is non metallic. the trans had a drum that was magnetic. we put a magnet in the hole and it stuck to the drum. trans shop changed out the drum and it is now ok. t...
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2007 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FDXF46P57
I thank all that replied to my request for help.almost all said the same thing. A dirty fuel tank & you were right. Black junk growing in the tank.And in the lower filter.I repaired that truck runs great. So thank all of you. Charles
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2003 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1MEFM50U53
Thanks for all the help, I finaly got to see the crank signal on the lab scope when the engine died and set the po320 code for no crank signal so we replaced the pcm. Trouble codes: P0320.
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