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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21L4X
This truck came to us with a trans issue complaint by customer but when test drove it did have a trans issue that it had a delayed shift and it would stall the engine.I also noticed it had a miss and customer felt that was also a trans issue. At this point the...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAKP1136Y
This car came in running rough, and the concern of it not shifting properly and at times pushing fluid back out the dipstick tube. According to the customer, the transmission has been rebuilt twice, and they no longer wish for the transmission shop to work on ...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP33P02
Greetings ladies and gentlemen: Customer brought their vehicle in with concerns of rough idle as well as check engine light coming on intermittantly. Verified both concerns as well as flashing check engine light with extended idle. Seems worse when engine is... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301, P0302
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L brakes VIN: 1FTYR10U04
this truck has been to the ford two times to be bleed and two times by us after two weeks comes back with low pedle after they breed fine for two weeks then get in truck low pedle need some help
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No throttle VIN: 1FTRF14W54
No throttle response Trouble codes: P2111 (Throttle stuck open), P2104 (Forces idle)
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTPW14VX6
I have chased this problem and need help. It doesn't do it all the time but when does it is when at idle. Acts like it is getting too much fuel when you give it gas. Trouble codes: P0345
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2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMEU74E67
Clear codes and returns with P0442. Smoke tested system after commanding vent closed. Flow meter goes to zero and no leaks found. Some thing must leak when car is driven possably road vibration. Filler neck in good shape,no cracks or rust. I am missing somethi... Trouble codes: P0442
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2008 Ford Focus S 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP34N38
I have one here that is really making me scratch my head. I hope someone can help me out. Customer came in complaining of no power with engine light on. P0171 was the code. Checked and long term was maxed out. Found dirty MAF and replaced. Car runs great, long... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Lean)
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2006 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L Steering VIN: 5LTPW18586
Vehicle has very heavy steering especially at slow speeds, it is consistantly heavy & not jerky. On the lift with wheels hanging it is still heavy. Disconnected outer tie rod ends still heavy. No noise from power steering pump, fluid is full & very clean. No...
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1967 Ford Bronco 4.7L Fuel Guage VIN: U15NLA5730
Thanks everyone for your help since I usually don't work on these older vehicles. After testing the dash unit like everyone told me it was pulsing voltage like you said it should. I ended up dropping the tank after a lot of broken bolts and drilling. I found t...
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1995 Ford F-350 Eddie Bauer 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTJW35F8S
Ok here we go, First I want to say thank you to all who replied, I am normally the one that other shops come to, to help diag diesel issues, this time I guess was my turn. This is [...] but I think important to let you know how I came about determining the iss...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP4048X
Thank you all for you help. Ended up replacing the pcm and it is fixed. What a wierd one. It is always wonderful to be able to receive so much help from this site. Thanks again.
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP40472
It turns out that some Fords require a parameter reset if the PCM is replaced. To my knowledge only an OE Ford scanner is capable of doing this.
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTRF12W16
Never found a fix, i even went ahead and changed the front o2 sensors and stress tested all the coils, and even replaced a few with oe. i spoke with a couple different ford master techs and they said they had seen the problem but never were able to fix it. one...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Battery VIN: 1LNHM83W1X
Alex is correct. It does take awhile for the module to go to sleep. It have been over 4 day now and I haven't heard customer complain about his battery is dead. I call this a fix. Thank
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L trac light VIN: 5LMFU28R04
sry thought i had closed this out seems like my scaner wouldnt reset the light tok it to ford and had it reset everything is good thanks
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