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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L brake pedal and steering wheel VIN: 1FTSW31P24
Hi my name is sal. and I wanna thank. every one in advance for taking the time to read this. well!! this one comes from two other shops complaining of when going around corners aply brakes and try to move the steering wheel it will get super hard to turn and b...
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2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Alternator VIN: 1FMCU94104
Vehicle alternator has been changed out twice with motorcraft unit, after replacement the unit is charging at 13.6 volts but starts dropping as vehicle warms up down o 12 volts or just below. The cable connection from the alternator at the underhood junction b...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L no oil pressure VIN: 1FDSE35P46
This van was towed in as a no start. Has 0 oil pressure on the gauge no oil filling the oil filter housing when cranking. over filled oil by 1 1/2 gallons to check for a bad pick up tube still no pressure. than drained oil and put camera in pan to check pick u...
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L starter VIN: 1FTPW14V17
We inherited this truck after another shop installed a brake controller and trailer tow wiring and then the truck wouldn't crank over to start. It was then towed to our shop. The first time that we tried to start it there was a no crank condition. At times it ...
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No overdrive VIN: 1FTPW14537
Hi to all transmission techs. My expertise as a tech is in diagnosis of drive ability problems and general repairs. Have done some electrical transmission repairs but no major repairs as rebuilding. My f150 does not go into overdrive. Has no codes . 1 and 2 sh...
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2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5L abs, traction and low tire light VIN: 1FMDK02W98
intermittently the abs, traction and low tire light will come on. It can come on when first starting or after driving for many miles, usully will go off after a short distance. Altho it may stay on until the car is shut off. It has u0140 in the instrument clus...
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2011 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Exhaust smell VIN: 2FMDK3JC5B
Hello everyone, I have an exhaust smell coming into the cabin during heavy acceleration and on the highway 75+ mph. I have looked for a lift gate seal leak and undercarriage leaks and can't find anything. Also there are no leaks in the exhaust system. I have d...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Noise VIN: 5LMEU78H13
This makes a somewhat loud noise at the timing cover area and drivers side valve cover. Only present when hot and at idle. If the engine is making noise at idle it will disappear when rpms are raised above 1200ish. After returning to idle noise will return aft...
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1997 Ford F-350 Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F8V
Thank you all for the assistance. the info was very useful indeed. it had turned out to be the high pressure oil pump.after much time was spent testing and pin pointing. the hpop. also replaced the ipr. just because we were there. Trouble codes: P1211, P0340.
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMZU32X3W
Ted from my home state nailed it , removed the servo and sure enough band had slid forward, pulled it back apart realigned works great thanx for all replies
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2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Key Pad LOCATION VIN: 1FMZU74EX3
GOOD MORNING EVERYONE THANKS FOR ALL THE RESPONDS THE CODE IS BEHIND THE PASSENGER SIDE DOOR PILLAR, YOU HAVE TO REMOVE A FEW COVER AND THEN THE CODE RIGHT ON THE MODULE THANKS AGAIN
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2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L instrument cluster ,power windows VIN: 1FDXE45S07
Having the IPC repaired fixed all the problems.Thanks again for the input.
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L abs VIN: 1LNHM87A42
I have been waiting for the owner of this car to return. And also waiting to get paid my pay check for over a week past due. I cut my losses and gave the wheel of my box a work out. So I might never know. But I was ready to scope the wheel sensors.
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MEFM74W71
As suggested I checked the CPS signal at the ECM, it looked good on my wave viewer. I then restarted the car with the fuel pump relay coil grounded with a jumper since the ECM would not ground the relay coil. Again it ran, BUT only for about a minute, and quit...
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