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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, High idle VIN: 1FAFP33P81
hey guys thank you in advance. I just rebuild this 01 focus sohc 2.0 engine and everything went smooth. after starting engine the idle is very high 1800-1955. before rebuild engine seem to idle fine just loud due to the roller lifters tapping. timing seems to ...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L PCM lockout VIN: 1FTRX18L21
Truck came in on hook with crank but no start. Had code P1260 in PCM and code B1602 in PATS (IC). Cleared codes and both codes came back. I have had a few Fords come in this way and was able to clear key codes and then reprogram and fixed them.So I took J2534 ...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L PCM lockout VIN: 1FTRX18L21
Truck came in on hook with crank but no start. Had code P1260 in PCM and code B1602 in PATS (IC). Cleared codes and both codes came back. I have had a few Fords come in this way and was able to clear key codes and then reprogram and fixed them.So I took J2534 ...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAFP34P31
I believe I may have a Security issue. Looking for any experts that understand and can explain how they work. It looks like there may be an aftermarket security system also installed under the dash. Anyways - the main symptom I had is that it would always sta...
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14D62
Vehicle came into shop for a list of items and one was check engine light was on. Testing showed a bad PCM and ordered a new one from computer rebuilder. Installed rebuilt computer into vehicle and tried to reprogram keys but no luck. Shipped truck to local Fo... Trouble codes: B1213 (b1602-), B1602
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21P86
Vehicle came in as a crank no start. No codes present. Pursued all of the data and had 1400 PSI of ICP. Did the injector buzz test and it passed, did the balloon test and it passed. Determined that the injectors had to be bad. Removed all 8, had them tested an...
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2009 Ford Flex SEL 3.5L Starting VIN: 2FMDK52CX9
i have this flex, sometimes it wont crank, when it wont crank the theft light flashes, most of the time it wont communicate with any modules, when i did have it communicating with the icm it has a koeo code b1260, scanner said it was for electronic insterment ...
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1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJX35F35
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED, NEVER HAD THIS PROBLEM WITH A 7.3. I STARTED RECHECKING ALL THE BASICS AGAIN, I SCOPED THE CAM SENSOR AND NOTICE A CRAZY WAVEFORM AT TIMES. REPLACED CAM SENSOR WITH A NEW ONE (STANDARD) THIS MADE THE PATTERN BETTER BUT STILL NO START...
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1997 Ford F800 5.9L Park brake VIN: 1FDPF80C1V
Thanks for all of the help, as a couple of you figured out someone, most likely the shop that installed the engine had "caged" the brake cylinders atthe rear backing plates. It was just a matter of running the studs back in and the parking brake worked as norm...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP74W43
well, after testing and retesting checking fuel injector and ignition coil primary circuits both hot and cold - checking for excess crankshaft runout, checking ALL the gang plug harness connections in engine compartment, swapping fuel injectors - misfires did ... Trouble codes: P0358 (PRIMARY / secondary circuit malfunction coil H).
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hpop VIN: 1FTWW32P55
I hate to take the SHOTGUN approach but it had to be done. Popped off the cab, pulled the trans and pulled down the top of the engine (excluding the heads). Pulled the rear engine cover. Installed new branch tube (it was distorted), new HPOP, new dummy's, stan...
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2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZK01156
Thanks for the help .the other shop replaced transmission and noise was gone. I could not get the old transmission to disassemble but was able to check the unit assembled before there custermor picked it up .It would make a clicking sound once per revalution w...
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2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVBP8CF1B
OK...Turns out the customer had reprogrammed the pcm on this one. I had him bring his reprogrammer in and take it back to stock. His programmer read "cannot communicate with PCM...PCM error". Ordered a new PCM from the dealer, programmed it and Presto bingo ...
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