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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Leak VIN: 1FTJE34M8N
Thank you in advance for your help the problem is the fuel line atop the injector is leaking another shop has replaced the line #6 cyl twice and i put a new injector in still leaks tried adjusting line making sure seated proper nothing seams to help i am not m...
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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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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L performance VIN: 3FAKP1135X
I have a this zx2 that we got car ran fine parked it for a few days went to start it and it a ted as if the timming belt had broke free spining. Checked the belt.it was tight pulled the valve cover and the intake valves would go.down but return. So i pulled th...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36F62
Customer complaint was rough run and no power cold, after vehicle runs for 5-10 min. It runs good, performed glow plug test and injector buzz test, found 5 glow plugs and 2 injectors not working, replaced all glow plugs and #4 & #8 injectors, installed new val... Trouble codes: P0263, P0266, P0269, P0281
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire
I have a nice one here. I've seen this years ago don't remember what the fix was. This is a 2002 7.3 that was a power company truck and has now been converted to a rollback. The owner of the truck took and cut this chassis behind the cab and welded a rollback ... Trouble codes: P0541 (Air intake heater circuit)
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U93
PCM is commanding fuel pump pressure low but pump running at full pressure. Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel pressure sensor high)
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Shifting VIN: 1FTZR45EX3
We have this Ranger last tow weeks and we only did a road test. switch to 4x4 and make a noise on deceleration or acceleration and seems like 4x4 engage and disangage it it makes a loud clunk noise almost like sominting on drive shaft going on. We remove drive...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L abs VIN: 1FMYU93145
Abs light comes on at 25 mph will stay on. no codes in ABS mod. Do all controll mod. DTC check and no codes, check each mod. and have a b1342 in the ic. Is it possable for the ic to cause the problem the the abs.
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2005 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU72K45
Hi guys transmission takes long time to go in reverse & does not upshift to high gear.When it goes into reverse it goes in with a snap & loud clunk...No visible leaks,fluid is burnt,but not too bad... I scan it for codes U1900,B1318,C1284,B1201,B1318,P0135,P04...
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low pressure oil pump VIN: 1FDAW57PX6
Two engines and one pump just now. First one dealer said a bolt went thru pump, Second debris went thru pump...This time dealer called and said it was from missing a shift? I was driving last two times, cold engine just after start up about 2500 rpms makes a l...
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNLM974XR
This car was first brought to us 5 months a go, with the same problem. when engine is cold it will not run on its own at least you hold the throttle open just enough to keep the car running. That's what the owner is been doing since he bought it. the car was p...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16L8Y
Customer needed truck for a trip that day. Clear codes,reset KAM and gave truck back. So far customer has not had an issue and light has stayed off. Thanks for the replies. If I get a response from customer I'll update. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 too lean), P0174.
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2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L differential
Thanks for all the replies has a 1 piece driveshaft so not an issue there turned out if had a bad left rear wheel bearing that was bad. noise seemed to be coming from the front the way it resonated.
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDSF34F52
Thanks for all the replies I recieved on this, there was alot of good possibilities, however nobody had the answer. BUT I FOUND IT, and I hope this will help keep some other tech's from developing a nervous eye twitch like the one I had while trying to figure ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Differential VIN: 1FMDU83WX3
IT HAS BEEN 2 WEEKS SINCE CUSTOMER PICKED TRUCK UP AND ALL SEEMS GOOD.CHANGING THE REAR DIFFERENTIAL FLUID AND ADDING THE FACTORY ADDITIVE SEEMS TO HAVE WORKED.THE TRUCK WAS DRIVEN A LITTLE BIT TO GET THE FLUID TO WORK ITS WAY INTO THE CLUTCH PACK.THANKS TO AL...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14584
I would like to thank each and every one of you that offered assistance with this vehicle. After a long uphill battle I decided to take a chance and replace the main bearings. The customer informed me that he is going to get rid of the truck so I thought it w... Trouble codes: P0022 (Int cam position timing over retarded - bank 2).
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L transmission VIN: 1FTNX21L84
Mike from Ontario was spot on,in every aspect.From system opperation,to root cause."FUSE"..The way in wich he explained testing,to pull fuse in testing was instermental in finding and correcting this concern.If I may say"to the rest of us out there in the fiel...
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L ABS Module VIN: 1FMZU73K64
Thanks for all your help and ideas. Based on the info provided I'm leaning towards the abs module. However, customer has not experienced problem again and is trading the vehicle in... Thanks for everything.
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2010 Lincoln MKX 3.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2LMDJ8JC1A
Customer was upset we didn't fix vehicle same day, so she stormed off with it and we didn't have a chance to test anything further. I had previously checked the plugs for broken porcelain dropping onto electrode, for carbon tracking on plugs and coil boots an... Trouble codes: P0306, P0300, P0305.
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