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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, Theft light flashing VIN: 1FAFP40453
Hello one again iATN guru's... This mustang came last week needing a transmission. Customer didn't want to pay for us to get one, so he got his own at a junk yard with the understanding that their is NO WARRANTY!! Before going on Christmas vacation, we pushe... Trouble codes: U1262 (Scp data fault for j1850 bus), B1318 (Low battery voltage at module)
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Cooling system slow leak VIN: 1FTYR44EX3
Have a slow cooling system leak - seems to drain out from the system / reservoir at the rate of about 1 quart every two weeks. The cold pressure test performed on the cooling system (at 16 psi) does not give any indication of pressure of fluid / coolant loss. ...
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2010 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L electrical system VIN: 1FBSS3BL8A
Hello folks, I have a 2010 Ford Econoline E-350 van with a Triton 5.4L that has a parisitic draw. I hooked up a dvom in series between the negative post and negative terminal and let the van go into sleep mode. Once in sleep mode I disconnected the alternator ...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L starter engages VIN: 2FTRX17L5X
Confirmed issue with these Fords. Window leaks, causing electrical problems in the modules beneath it when they become corroded or soaked. At present it's sitting in the bay running without a chirp, the fuse panel was used, and out of a 2000 F150 so has minor ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L metal intake bypass tube VIN: 1FTZF17201
Fixed. I decided to get approval for the thermostat as well since I had it off anyways. I also cleaned the throttle body, iac passage and the imrc plates as well. Put it all together and tried to start it but it didn't like all the extra cleaner I shoved dow...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Ipr VIN: 1FTNW21P04
Alright the guys who mentioned the Dorman oil cooler hit the nail on the head. The cooler housing gasket which turned to be green was deteriorating. We stuck a new ipr on it ran it about five miles and it died again pulled ipr same green material, pulled coole...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria Special Edition 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FDHP74WX5
Michael confirmed that the CHT sensor sits in a dry hole. Petes response was exactly my problem and went back to P1288. Open circuit from ecm to cht sensor on ye/lg wire. Upon further inspection found several wires behind the ecm connector cut with wires runni... Trouble codes: P1288 (CHT Cylinder head temp sensor).
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2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTWW33P97
Performed a cylinder balance test and found #'s 3,4,5,&6 were between -41 and -85, so I performed an injector buzz test and all injectors passed. Applied air pressure directly to the fuel rails - right bank held pressure, but left bank dropped off immediately....
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