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1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FDLF47M1R
First of all, this is NOT a powerstroke, it is the "old" IDI 7.3 no turbo. It belongs to a local rock quarry, and they have their own service shop. They put injectors and a pump from Orielly's on it because of excessive smoke. It didn't fix it, so they brought...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34P5Y
lean exhaust only @ IDLE, FUEL TRIM LONG TERM 32% SHORT TERM GETS TO 42% GOOD FUEL PRESSURE, NO VACUUM LEAKS. MAF ALREADY REPLACED. Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L all gears VIN: 1FMZU63E6Y
Hey iatn techs,I got my ford explorer that slips in all gears including reverse.I tried a tranny flush and added trans-x anti slip ,it improve but the rpms still run high but if shift it from D to D2 it will shift fine up to 45 miles.Im not a trans tech so tha...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L transmission VIN: 1FTNX21L84
we got truck trans in limp mode.Pulled pan found chuncks of metal and friction metarial.Overhauled trans replaced all solenoids and sensors.OHM tested wiring harness while trans was out an inspected for damage.No problems found.Codes are p0740,torque converter...
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2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAHP31N56
Hello Everyone. We've Got A Customer With A 2006 Ford Focus ZX3 Manual Trans. DTC's P0297, P0720 & P0722 Pulled From A Matco Determinator. Speedo Jumps Around Randomly With Key Switched To ON Position From 0mph To 10mph To 0mph To 120mph To 80mph To 0mph again... Trouble codes: P0297 (Vehicle Overspeed Condition), P0720 (Output Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction), P0722 (Output Speed Sensor Circuitt No Signal)
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2007 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR11U57
Hi Ford Techs, we have an 07 ranger with a 3.0 that. client said had a flashing check engine light for short period of time that then went off. I pulled a p0305 cyl 5 miss and a p0316 engine miss on startup that were in history mode. engine has slighty lumpy... Trouble codes: P0305, P0316
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2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.4L MIL Lamp on, Loses Power VIN: 1FDAW57R98
Any help would be greatly appreciated! Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel Rail Pressure High), P0194 (Fuel Rail Pressure Erratic Intermittent), P0088 (Fuel Rail Pressure Out of Range)
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Heater hose VIN: 1FDSW35R68
We have this 6.4 that has a leaking heater hose. It is the one that starts on the drivers side and runs around the back of the engine & firewall before it gets to the heater core.It looks like an AWFUL job! Has anyone got any tips on replacing this. It comes f...
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2012 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L Cruise Control Module VIN: 1FMHK8F87C
I am trying to configure a new cruise control module that was replaced by the body shop after the original one was damaged. This vehicle has a collision warning system that is part of the cruise control system. The codes that are set is: u0300:55-af-c-cm (init...
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2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MEFM74W45
Looking for some suggestions to help pin down the cause of this #5 misfire. Car has a light misfire noticeable at idle. Having read the posts regarding fuel pressure, I started there. Fuel pressure was listed at 28-40 KOER so being on the low side of the range... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire)
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2009 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L fuel gauge /mess center VIN: 2MEHM75V89
message center lights go out and on whenever and fuel guage drops down. codes po462 and 463 comes up . saying fuel circuit low and high. reprogramed pcm also door locks go up and down sometimes..no running problems car has no body module. ???drivers door modul...
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1997 Ford Probe 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1ZVLT20A2V
The replies to my post seem to be divided between the area of the valve guides and or valve guide seals or stuck oil rings. It seems the engine has a history of both. If you pull the head to check/do the valve guides/seals its a no brainer to pull the pistons ...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Monitor will not run VIN: 1FMYU03143
First let me say thank you to everyone, then lets do a cause and solution. I work in a GMC dealership on the western side of the Sierra. We have always had problems with monitors because of the terrain. This turned out to be the cause. The inability to maintai... Trouble codes: P1000 (Monitors not run).
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1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Brake Booster VIN: 1LNBM93E5J
HI, EVERY ONE. FINALLY WE DECIDED TO GET A USED UNIT TO FIX THIS CAR FOR NOW. THANKS AGAIN MATT
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L no 2-3 shift VIN: 2MELM74W5V
Thanks for all the replies guys. It turned out that the car had been in an accident back a while back and the plug in for the computer got damaged. I didnt notice that when I was doing the continuity test pin to pin that the pins in the harness plug for the co...
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