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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNX21F13
This has been chipped, testing performed in normal setting. Stalls intermittently upon decel to stop. And can be done in park in service bay. Restarts okay. All numbers appear normal at start up. Warmed up the ICP begins to show 460 to 500 psi yet IPR percent ... Trouble codes: P0603 (KAPWR circuit), P0478 (Back pressure), P1211 (ICP lower/higher than expected)
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P06
So I got this one in off the hook. Went out to start and took about 8 sec to start. let run for ten minutes and turned it off. Immediately restarted it and fired right up. let sit for 3 min. and took about 8 sec to start. So I did the basics first and changed ...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L starter VIN: 1FTRF12256
came in with intermitent starter noise we changed the starter as per customer request 2 days later he came back with noise again we replaced the starter noticed some teeth on flywheel looked chewed so we put a fly wheel in it next day came back still has noise...
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2008 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FTRX12W28
Customer complaint of intermittent slip into neutral when shifting into second. was taken to dealer where was told that the fluid was CLEAN AND FULL. there are NO codes stored in memory and light never came on. also states if put switch into OVERDRIVE OFF will...
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2008 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Low Brake Pedal VIN: 3FAHP08158
OK so I have been servicing this guys Fusion for 4 years after he bought it used with 35K miles on it & the brakes have never been done on it since we have worked on it. He is very easy on a car too. On 6-05-13 81255 miles we replaced the front pads & resurfa...
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2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU93108
have a repeated code and miss fire p0352 have changed all plugs and coils,has new pcm, has new #2 injector and pig tail, new pig tail on #2 coil,cut #2 wire out of pcm harness and ran direct to coil,have tested all volages from all coils all read the same, hav... Trouble codes: P0352
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2010 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Poor Idle Quality
working on a 2010 e450 ambulance. auxillary idle will not work when brake is applied. brake light does come on on dash. cant locate the module for the auxillary idle. any one with any info on this please let me know. i know the engine size above says gas but i...
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2011 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L air bag system
So i will need little help with this ford can i do diagnostic with snap on modis or verus if i borrow them from other techs? also if air bag system has been in crash do we really need to replace control module ? and does seat system needs to be enabled prior ...
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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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2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L Eatc VIN: 1LNHM82V37
Vehicle came in with drivers blend door stuck and blowing heat only. Replaced drivers blend door and it switches from hot to cold now but takes a good 30 seconds to move. Passenger blend door responds instantly.I performed voltage drop test on wiring to driver...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L pulls VIN: 1FTNX21F52
finally got this ford back in my shop. all you guys that suggested I disconnect the tie rods were getting warm. tha ball joints were all good but I found that if I engaged the 4X4 hub and then turned hub 1/4 turn at a time and then rotate hub back and forth th...
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2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L temp guage VIN: 1FMPU20546
I can't quite explain why it's fixed but on a whim I reflashed the pcm and it's been wrking ever since. It's been working for about 3 weeks now. Been waiting to post this till I was confident it was done. Trouble codes: P1289 (coolant head temp sensor).
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2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L A/c control VIN: 1FAFP53U17
I'm going to have to close this, unfortunately without a definate fix. Customer picked up the vehicle. It belonged to a car dealer who said he had a sale on it and wasn't too concerned about it now that it wasn't happening very often. But to summerize some of ...
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2008 Ford E-250 4.6L abs VIN: 1FTNE24WX8
FIRST I WOULD LIKE TO THANK DAN FROM TEXAS FOR ALL HIS HELP, HE DEFFINETLY SENT ME ON THE RIGHT TRACK, AFTER ALOT OF HAIR PULLING I FOUND THAT THE INNER WHEEL BEARING RACE WAS NOT FULLY PRESSED IN ON ONE OF THE ROTORS, THE WAY THE SENSOR SITS IN THE SPINDEL MA...
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2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5L abs, traction and low tire light VIN: 1FMDK02W98
I decided to start from scratch and found 6 ohms of resistance on the mscan circuit vdbo6. Found a bad connection at splice 205. Which is not easy to get to without pulling the dash out. thank you eddie! Your right on the gem modules in fords very common p...
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1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1MEFM58S9W
Thank you for all the replies to my help request. - the fuel pressure regulator was fine - the compression was fine - plugs and wires we're all o.k. ... most of the parts for this car are obsolete. This particular vehicle was a unique situation. The fuel tr...
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