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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30F5T
Vehicle towed in to shop. first time customer vehicle has crank no start. customer claims vehicle ran beautiful. he shut truck off and it would not start next day. upon inspection vehicle was 6 quarts of oil low. oil level now correct. Someone recently has ins...
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1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FTEF18LXV
owner just got pu truck so don't have any history, on start up it will rev up to 2000 or more then will idle down to 500 act like it will stop and rev up again,mil not on,stays in open loop,oxy sensors all at ooo changed h2o11 got some switching not like it sh... Trouble codes: P0401, P0155
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4042Y
Not much info on what this car does (ESL), all I know for sure is the oxygen sensors, upstream, are reading 1.666 volts. KOEO, KOER, doesnt matter, will not budge. I have scoured many sources and cannot find this occurence anywhere. If you unplug them, the ECM... Trouble codes: P1132, P1152
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMZU73E42
hello techs this veh. cranks no start,no spark 1-coilpack 2-crank sensors , the second crank sensor engine started ran new for ten minutes stalled no start no spark .ign. feed is there for coil pack oem parts.any help appreciated tia terry
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDSF34F52
Stalls hot or cold at idle when blowing the horn or activating the washer pump for the wipers. Checked/cleaned all grounds and ran multiple new grounds. Battery negative to battery negative, battery to body, body to washer pump- right front headlight/park/turn...
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Speedometer VIN: 2FTRX18L13
Customers concern is that the speedometer bounces around. This vehicle was previously serviced at a different shop for the same concern. They had replaced the PCM, Instrument Cluster, VSS at the differential and the OSS located on the transmission. The concern...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Fuel System VIN: 2FAHP71W45
Every time car is filled with fuel cap off and car running engine dies and is very hard to restart, after it starts car runs fine. Not sure if it does it with engine off the officer said it would. I've not check to see it for my self Is there something I'm ov...
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2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L RPM Gauge VIN: 1FAFP56U36
Thanks In Advance. After We replaced PCM car seemed fine. Release car to the customer Friday and Customer Cslled Monday and said it was still cutting Off And Not Cranking until she waits around 5-10 Min. She Also Stated RPM Gauges would act up and thats when s...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L battery VIN: 1FAFP53S8X
thanks for the replies, I disconnected the GEM , reconnected it , retested the system with an fuse buddy and amp probe, the amps came down to .oo4 after sitting for 20 minutes, gave it back to the customer and when calling back, the car ahs been working fine, ...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP SPOT ON ! FIXED IT THE NEXT MORNING ! CHANGED 10 COILS AND 10 PLUGS ALL OEM OF COURSE. 2 RIGHT REAR HOLES WERE FULL OF RAIN WATER AS WELL. WITH OUR SMART TAC... 4 DIFFERENT CYLDS HAD NO KV OR RPM. ALSO MODIS WAS COUNTING NEGATIV... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil a primary/seconday circuit).
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1998 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Timing Chain Tensioner VIN: 4M2ZU52E3W
Thank You all for your responses, they were all helpful but I still cannot pinpoint the root cause of why the tensioner keeps breaking, I've checked alignment, lubrication, cranked engine over without the cover and everything looks correct. Again thank you all...
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