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1988 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start, No NOID Light VIN: 1FTHF25G1J
Vehicle came in as a "Cranks but No Start". Customer said "Fuel Pump" runs continously,( Which it Does). Customer had replaced the "Fuel Pressure Regulator", prior to bringing the vehicle to us. To try and solve the pump problem I replaced the Fuel Pump Relay....
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1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2L abs VIN: 1ZVBT22L8K
ABS light flashes 4 times when starting the vehicle. Tried reading the code then clearing but keeps flashing after start up. Stops flashing after the 4 times for that ignition cycle. I tried jumpering the green/black wire to the all black wire on the connector...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26FXR
This vehicle came in for a long crank. It is...about 12 seconds before ICP will build to the necessary 500 psi to start. Block off oil to both banks and the gauge shows near 5000 psi within 1-1/2 seconds. This indicates HPOP and IPR function are ok. Block ...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L All VIN: 2FMDA5247X
Customer stated battery die couple days ago so she had battery replace at other shop. Work for couple day and battery die again yesterday morning. Had to jump battery to drive it here. First thing I did was charging system and battery test, all passed. I let i...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10C11
Ok vehicle came in on rollback as no start. Customer states that vehicle died while driving then took it to local shop for repairs that shop said timing belt broke, they replaced timing belt and still no start then it was taken to someone else who said vehicle...
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2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMSU45P64
This issue has me stumped. Shortly after changing all eight injectors the customer complained of a slight rough idle when waiting at a stop light. With the IDS we can see cylinders 4-5-6 dipping down slightly with the engine warm and in gear. Codes for 4 and 5... Trouble codes: P0272 (Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance), P0275 (Cylinder 5 Contribution/Balance)
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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L reverse VIN: 2FMZA57694
the trans will not go into reverse now. on the scanner the vehicle speed will be at 0 when in park. shift to any gear and the speed will go immediately to 65-120. I have disconnected the abs (this where the vss is located I think), stays the same, unplugged th...
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2008 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L p1639 VIN: 3FAHP07128
Vehicle came in as a no-start, scanned for codes found the P1639 tried reflash still a no start . Ordered a reman- flashed still a no -start . Cranks fine , tried spraying starting fluid , no change , OK Ford guys whats the deal with the P1639 code Alldata doe...
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2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT8W3DT0B
Truck has had p1249 since about 120000 miles, Customer states truck runs fine, and only exhibits poor fuel mileage while trailering. We have followed diagnostic tree and found no problem with system. Clear code with ids and run koer test and the code immediate... Trouble codes: P1249 (Wastegate Control Valve Performance)
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2012 Ford Escape XLS 2.5L Cam\Crank Timing VIN: 1FMCU0C71C
Vehicle sent in from another shop for timing cover oil leak.My 30 year experienced technician was not aware of the setup of no crankshaft pulley keyway & buzzed the bolt out.The crank gear is not turning the chain to close all the valves-how to proceed from he...
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2006 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Power steering pressure hose VIN: 1LNFM87AX6
The customer complaint of a "pop" then lost power steering.We found "O" ring blown out of fitting at pump. We replaced the hose with aftermarket hose that we had to wait a week for. Ford had no pressure hose available in North America. The new hose leaked be...
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1987 Ford Ranger XLT 2.9L Mil Light VIN: 1FTCR10T3H
I'm closing this today and will explain. FIRST of all, MANY THANKS to everyone that sent me information and ideas. Today was supposed to have been the meeting with the referee at Victor Valley College in Victorville California which is 51 miles from my home...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW32P63
First and foremost I wanna thank everyone with the very helpful replies. After I posted this I had a friend refer a tech down the street who works on a bunch of these 6.0 motors and almost all of these responses were the same as he suggested. Biggest problem...
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2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L radio VIN: 5LMFU68H65
This car is not equipped with backup camera but thanks for all your input, Robert from California, Tim from Texas and Paul from Texas.. Customer later clarified that the issue with the Radio was a problem before the battery went dead. So this one was not fixed...
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