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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30F5T
OK. This one was towed in. Crank no start. Quick check showed p0340 in memory codes. Check of rpm reading while cranking is ok. Replace cam sensor anyway. Clear code recheck. No code present. Check of fuel filter shows dry housing and I mean dry. Smoke and pre...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Gem Module VIN: 1FMDU34X7V
Vehicle came in with a very low battery and complaint of 4x4 not working and the 4x4 lights on the switch flashing. They assumed something stays running after they shut it off because if it sits a day or so they have to jump. I charged the battery and verified...
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L 5-4 shift? VIN: 1FMZU75W72
Explorer had a rebuilt transmission installed in August. Problem is very Intermitent! Only happened twice on six different test drives. What happens is when driving at a speed of 45-55 mph with light to medium throttle, the truck acts as it falls out of gear a...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L shifting VIN: 1FAFP23105
Thanks for your taking time to read this. Checking vehicle for 2nd opinion. I am not a trans shop, but I do advanced drivability and told customer I would try to determine if this was a control problem or mechanical trans problem. Previous shop told him $1600....
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L MIL Lamp on, wrench light VIN: 1ZVFT80N46
This one is really kicking our buts. Intermitantly while driving the wrench light will come on and then it goes into reduced power mode. Shut it off and restart it and all is good again untill it fails and wrench light comes back on. This can be 20 mins later... Trouble codes: P061B
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2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.2L Two Cyl. No Compression VIN: 1FT7W2B65B
Truck came in with 7 missfire codes, found 5 cylinders gas fouled. Found faulty maf & pigtail. Replaced maf, pigtail and plugs. Still had miss on cyl. #2 and cyl #5. Cyl #2 has 100lbs comp. Cyl #5 has 0. Other cyl. Have 140 lbs. Swaped coils and missfires did ...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Pings VIN: 1MELM55U0V
Vehicle came to us with aftermarket cam sensor installed. Scanned and found P0340 checked the syncronizer and it has marks from hitting the sensor. Replaced syncronizer using otc installation tool and cam sensor, also replace dpfe because it has the pot metal ... Trouble codes: P0340
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L engine VIN: 1FTYR10CSW
I took the truck to AZ to get the codes. It showed MAF sensor, IAC valve, possible vacuum leak, misfire on #4, and TPS. Then I tracked down the mechanic that worked on it previous. He did not install the intake gasket when he replaced the head. Solved the ...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36F62
WELL, AS A FEW OF YOU SAID, I REMOVED BOTH VALVE COVERS WHILE ENGINE WAS COLD AND STARTED ENGINE, WATCHED INJECTORS FOR OIL OVERFLOW AND FOUND 4 OF THEM DID NOT HAVE ANY OIL COMING OUT, LET IT RUN TIL ENGINE GOT SOME TEMP. IN IT AND ALL INJECTORS HAD OIL COMIN... Trouble codes: P0263, P0266, P0269, P0281.
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No start VIN: 1FTPW145X7
Hi dear friends, thanks to all members who help me with this one, finally problems is on the Pcm because i test from another car and get comunication with vcm ids, now i need to order an new and program, so this will run ok, thank you so much. att. Xavier
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L extended cranking VIN: 1FTSW21P77
Wow,thanks for the 26 replies to this problem child diesel.The first thing I did was to take the oil filter out,hold the drain back valve closed and have another guy crank over the engine.The canister filled up in about 5 seconds.I installed a motorcraft filt... Trouble codes: P0611, P0261, P0264, P0267, P0270, P0273.
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2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L long crank time VIN: 1FMFU16507
no this one doesn't have a fpdm replaced fuel pump all is well. fuel pressure would drop to almost 0 after key off now about 35 Psi after 1 hour thanks to everyone
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