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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L VCT system VIN: 1FAFP6538W
Have OBD code P1381 after having already replaced the VCT solenoid within the past 10k miles. Already replaced the engine oil and filter in past 100 miles and reset the OBD / fault code. Same code P1381 comes right back. With a new VCT solenoid and the fresh ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L electronics VIN: 3FTNW21F42
Ok, i need some help,usually helping others,but i am getting stumped on this one.This truck came in on a hook,no crank.charged batteries and replaced both.Truck would crank but not start,no scan data,or dtc's.installed a 104 pin breakout box,tested PCM,had gro...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L fuse 29 starter VIN: 1FMZU63K03
truck came in with no start. no power to exciter wire at starter. no power to startter relay on coil side. no power to fuse 29 in the inside fuse block under dash. i did however have power on red wire out of ignition switch at the fuse block. confirmed that fu...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Brakes VIN: 1FTPX14545
Installed New Brake Pads and New Rotors. Brake Are Soft and When Pressure Is Applied Steady The Pedal Goes To Floor. Bleed Brakes and No Change. Installed New Master Cylinder Thinking We Messed It Up. Bleed No Change. Bleed Brake With Snap On Scanner. No Chang...
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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L abs VIN: 1FMYU95H85
Hi IATN members. I think I have trouble. Yesterday we did brake job on this car, everything went smooth to changing rotors and pads. I never pay attention it was a Hybrid car. After my worker finished job, he test drived car and told me brake pedal is hard to ...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1FTSE34L96
This is a comercial vehicle has a lot of highway use, the problem is the vehicle will start and run fine no codes, runs smooth for having 400,000+ miles. It stars and runs but as soon as it get hot and you shut it off, in order to get it started you have to ho...
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2010 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAHP3FN5A
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help. I have this 2010 Ford Focus in and I am not sure what to do with it. The vehicle came in for idle concerns and once it would not go over 20 mph. I have not been able to duplicate any problems with a lack of power. I n...
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1994 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L vaccum VIN: 1LNLMB1W4R
I have 1994 lincoln the ac intermittently switches from blowing out of vents to defrost when throttle is open are under load . I check r replaced hoses up to control head check reservoir check valve vaccum manifold . Works fine at idle , i connected vaccum gau...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L 4th speed overdrive VIN: 1FAFP6538W
Have replaced the auto transmission range sensor (cost of around $27.00) and no more problems with the transmission 'hunting' for the correct overdrive. Thanks to all members who offered help!
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Alternator VIN: 1FDXW46P15
Ok guys, we got into the dash and found a huge mess. There were at least 20 wires that had been cut and several other things that didn't work. This is a landscaping/snow plow and they have a mechanic that works on it. We ran a wire, from an ignition power (one...
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2006 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L cooling system VIN: 2FMZA52236
well I believe ive fixed the problem ive been down the interstate 3 times and all is well it was the computer plug I unplugged it and it was wet blew it out and done the service bulliten to help keep it from happening again thanks for all the help I would have...
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2010 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L compressor clutch VIN: 1FMCU0D79A
Thanks fellas for your help, I never thought to check the high side pressure, it was at 330 psi, aparrently the owner tried to charge it him self with one of those do it your self kits and didnt say any thing, but do they ever? The compressor was difficult to ...
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2001 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L Stall VIN: 4M2ZV12T01
HI, EVERYONE. FIRST OF ALL THANKS A LOT FOR YOUR HELP, MY PROBLEM WAS ECM. WITH A REBUILT COMPUTER AND REPROGRAMMING PROBLEM SOLVED. THANKS AGAIN MATT Trouble codes: P0325, P0335 (Crank sensor falier).
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