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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU03163
Just put used engine in vehicle it had a dead miss on 4 and 6 tried coils and plugs and checked compression on both cylinders everything ok coils are getting fire. Long term fuel trim on bank two is 25% and short term is 9% changed upper and lower intake gaske... Trouble codes: P0403
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2006 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L no starter engage VIN: 2FMZA51606
Starter will not engage with key. Can crank starter at relay but has no injector Pulse, If ether is used it will start and run and dies after ether cleans out. tested antitheft and is working ok, Has good fuel pressure and no injector pulse...install a new fla...
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L door lock,windows, VIN: 3FFAP08126
Hello all,I have a 2006 fusion that is kicking our tail. To start it's my best tech's wife's car. It doesnt get drove alot,maybe once a week. The smart junction box fuse # 3 (15 amp) will blow randomly. You could unplug the smart box and reconnect it and it wo...
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2008 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT82H28
This is our shop "trouble child". I think we have covered all the basics. Oil and filter were changed to ensure correct weight was used. We have verified cam timing marks and they are dead on. Have changed both VCT solenoids, both cam gear, phaser assemblies ... Trouble codes: P0012 (B1 camshaft over retarded), P0016 (CKP - CMP correllation error B1 sensor A)
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2009 Ford Ranger FX4 4.0L Starts fine with auto starter VIN: 1FTZR45E89
Vehicle with start normal when started with factory install auto starter, Will have extended crank with key start. If key turned to run pos and wait it will start fine. Tried spare key and same results. Anyone experience this problem? if key is inserted and cu...
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1994 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FALP42D0R
Sorry did not close sooner, still have not gotten to the bottom of the adaptive numbers, but did find all four cats gutted. Masterfull job, heat shilds were removed, tops cut off guts pulled out air pump tube welded shut on the inside then rewelded and heat sh...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L pump
it turned out that it was the preassure line had a leak (very small at the rack side. I replaced the rack and found out when the new rack went in.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L electric window, radio, dome light
I was not aware that the accessory delay relay was triggered by the instrument panel. The customer called me back this morning to tell me the IP wasn't working. Member suggested fix coincided with this behavior. I checked the IP fuse and there my problem was. ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73KX3
1ST OF ALL I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THE OVERWHELLMING RESPONSES I RECEIVED FOR THIS POST. SOUNDS LIKE WE HAVE A LOT OF VERY GOOD/EXPERIENCED FORD MECHANICS OUT THERE. WELL JAMES, JAMES, ROBERT, & BILL WERE ALL ON THE RIGHT TRACK. ESSPECIALLY BILL, BE... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (P0316- Misfire within 1st 1000 rpm), P0316 (Misfire within 1st 1000 rpm).
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2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Rear A/C VIN: 2FMZA522X4
THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT SUGGESTIONS GUYS.THE PROBLEM TURNED OUT TO BE A RESTRICTION IN THE HI PRESSURE LINE. THE LINE IS LOCATED UNDER THE VEHICLE BELOW THE REAR EVAPORATOR. FORD WANTED TO SELL ALL THE OUTSIDE LINES TO REAR AS AN ASSEMBLY AT A GREAT COST.CUST...
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1980 Lincoln Mark VI 5.0L ball joint control arm VIN: 0Y90F66572
Thanks to all who helped solve this one. Timothy from Nevada suggested converting it back to the stamped style. We didn't do this, so i don't know how complicated that would be. Danny from Texas turned me on to Rare Parts in California. You can send them ...
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