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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Cruise Control VIN: 1FABP42E4K
am having problems getting my cruise to work. I am using a 89 Mustang shop manual and this is what I have found: ) ) I tested the control switches and I get 12 volts when I depress and hold the on switch. When I release the on switch it drops to 7.7 volts whic...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10U3S
Problem child... No matter cold or hot sometimes idle goes low, loses power, up to stall. Will allways restart normally and work well after restarting. Problem will repeat just after some time. Not easy to repeat. Fuel pressure will not drop when problem oc...
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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Oil Pan VIN: 1FALP42X6T
My tech did a timing chain, cylinder head on this Mustang. Alldata gives a procedure to pull the pan to replace the pan gasket, but we can't seem to be able to get the engine high enough to have the oil pan clear the transmission. Alldata says to remove the tr...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L reverse VIN: 1FBJS31H5T
Vehicle was brought in for transmission problem. Found that all gears are forward gears. The transmission feels it engages into each gear as far as the shifter is concerned, however when you give it gas it goes forward in every gear. Reverse = forward, Neutral...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW32F0X
Vehicle towed in. Stalled on highway would not restart. Went out vehicle fired right up. Scanned for DTC's only code present was P0340 Cam Sensor Circuit. Replaced Cam Sensor inspected harness. Vehicle started drop around city block no power, rough idle, loud ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2004 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Will not accelerate VIN: 3FAFP31334
A customer recently bought this car. He said it lacked power when he bought it. Now, within a month of buying it it will not accelerate at all. It will slowly rev up in neutral, but will not accept any fuel in gear. I have so far replaced the MAF, TPS, ignitio...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX02W86
Vehicle was towed in for no start upon inspection we found injector pulse and spark but no fuel pressure check power going to fuel pump had voltage so we replaced fuel pump and we still had no fuel pressure upon further inspection we checked power again at pum... Trouble codes: P1233
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2011 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L Temp Blend Actuator VIN: 3FAHP0HA9B
Thanks for any help you can give me on this one folks. Got dumped in my lap after a previous tech worked on it but now he works somewhere else. I was told it had the same symptoms previously and he put an evaporator temp sensor in it 2 months ago and car worke...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX08L6W
Well im going to call this a fix even though im not totally satisfied. The crazy bank one jump went away by itself this morning and I honestly didnt do anything to cure it. Now I was stuck with a rh bank at 1 percent and a lh bank at 19 percent adding fuel but... Trouble codes: P0136, P0156, P0171, P0174, P1131, P1151.
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44UX3
most posts listed coil problems, coil was replaced and wires twice before truck came to me. this is not a miss type problem but complete shutdown for a split second. we did discover that while the truck was in open loop the problem was greatly reduced. I could...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P06
Thanks to all for the prompt, thorough response. I learned a lot about this system and how to test it and what to watch for. The most common, easiest leaks to repair are the dummy plugs towards the front of the oil rail under each valve cover. The right side p... Trouble codes: P2291 (ICP Too Low- Engine Cranking), P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow Detected).
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2009 Ford Escape Limited Hybrid 2.5L Motor Electr VIN: 1FMCU59349
Thanks to the advice of all involved, this one is fixed. It was indeed the aux coolant pump. Much appreciation for all the input!
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2011 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L air bag system
HELLO TO EVERY ONE . FORD IS BACK ON ROAD !! I SCANED AIR BAG MODULE , AND GO COMMUNICATION WITH IT . REMOVE AND SEND MODULE TO SOME GUY THAT REPROGRAMED IT. INSTALL MODULE INTO CAR ALL IS WORKING OK. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU I FIX CAR .
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Noise VIN: 5LMEU78H13
Thanks very much for all your opinions. Turns out they did replace the oil pump when the chains broke. I talked the owner into a reman engine and is going in this week. Thanks again!!
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