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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L crankshaft hub VIN: 1FTCR10A6M
truck came in with no start has good fuel pressure and spark and injector pulse. if i change the wires around on the right bank truck will start stalls and it back fires thinking its the vane wheel on the crankshaft hub if anyone could send me a picture of the...
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1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L power steering pump VIN: 2FMDA5144V
this van make some noise from the pwst when we turn the wheels.this occur always the sound come from the pump ,like if the pump is working hard .this sound is normal when the wheel is at the end of their course ,but now we listen it everytime we turn the steer...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L cylender heads VIN: 1FTDX1861V
Hey fellow techs, I am just looking for some feedback on how much a can of worms I am opening when I go into pulling the heads. Is there a concern with ancillary items such as timing chains,chain guides,valves, Lower ind integrity, etc. Is it easier to lift ...
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP33P81
The most intermittant misfire you've ever seen. We did a tune-up as a precaution because it wouldn't act up for us a month ago, just came back today, missing. No codes, but could see only #2,#3 missed in Mode 6 data. There seems to be no way we can duplicate i...
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77E03
Any idea will help Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 missfire), P0316 (Missfire on startup)
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2004 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP42X74
Thanks first of all to the group for any assistance on this one.. Has already been to a couple shops.. Yup another one of those. Customers original complaint and still is when start car the " fast idle " goes up to appx 2800 rpm's and then does its normal drop...
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2004 Ford E-250 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FTNS24W04
i have changed the fuel pump driver module because my scanner sart aid it was off line cleared the code then it started next code was a cylinder head temp sensor , changed it cleared the code and it started ran it for about 10 miles . everything seamed fine ne...
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Evap VIN: 1FAFP53U26
Car came in with a po 443. found an inopperative canister purge solenoid and replaced it. Came back 2 weeks later with the same code and found the wires on the firewall that go to the computer had been rubbing on the a/c lines and rubbed 6 in half. Repaired th...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Gas tank VIN: 1FTYR10C2X
GENTLEMAN THANKS FOR AL [...] OVER IT. FUNNY THING NO CODES. MANY OF YOUR PROMPTED ME TO PULL THE FILLER NECK OFF AND INSPECT. THERE ARE SCREENS AT THE BOTTOM...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21L81
Thanks to all who posted, Some great suggestions that helped eventually repair this truck, The owner is a over the road trucker and I could see the pickup on every other Saturday, The first visit after my post I did find the PCV hose would collapse after it ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172, P1131, P1132.
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17293
thank you everyone that sent me replies I learned a lot on this I found the intake had a crack in it the owner said he didn't want to fix it and just took it back witch he probly took it home to fix himself Trouble codes: P0174, P0316, P0302, P0303.
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L ABS Module VIN: 1FTVX14544
I forgot to mention we rotated the tires and still got the 4 mph higher reading from the rear speed sensor compared to the fronts. We replaced the abs module with a new one, configured it and the problem is fixed. Thanks to all.
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