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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L mechanical fuel pump VIN: 1FTJW36F2T
Truck came in with fuel leak. We removed the mechanical fuel pump in the valley, while installing the new one, plunger fell off pump into oil pan. What needs to be done?
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L slip with heavy load and torque converter lockup VIN: 1FTSF31L2X
This ones got me stumped. the vehicle came in with the transmission slipping under heavy load and oil leaking everywhere. tranny is a 4R100, I rebuilt the transmission finding in teardown that 2 clutch packs were out of specs and that the one clutch pack had l...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Injector VIN: 1FTNX20F22
Hello Iatn members, looking for some help on this one, I have not done a lot of work on diesels. This engine smokes a lot when started (gray/white smoke), and can feel it has misfire. after driving for a few miles the smoke stops and runs smooth. when cylinder...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Monitors VIN: 2FMZA50493
THIS WINDSTAR WILL NOT RUN O2 HEATER, O2 AND CAT MONITORS , DID RUN EVAP AND EGR MONITOR. Drove vehicle 75 miles at highway speeds 65 mph, 55 mph, 45 mph ect.. Steady pedal. REPLACE MASS AIR FLOW FOR IAT CODE WAS AT -26 DEGREES ALL THE TIME. NOW 39 DEGREES RUN...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L down on power VIN: 1FTWW31R08
First off I'd like to say thank you to all who respond! This 6.4 diesel has a after market programmer and it is down on power customer claims it feels stock. I've checked for codes-none, the fuel pressure is tracking with desired fuel pressure (WOT 25,856.7 PS...
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2008 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L cylinder head VIN: 3FAHP07Z68
This post is for advice in advance. As one of the previous posted noted this engine has almost no useful info on ANYTHING related to the crank and cam timing (from alldata). A short history of this nightmare. Car was in for a water pump(leaking). We could not ...
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2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L steering angle sensor VIN: 1FMCU02Z68
Vehicle came in with intermitent steering assist and code b2278-steering torque sensor. This vehicle has electric steering assist. Cleared codes and road test and lost assist and set code again. Installed dorman steering angle sensor and cleared codes and star...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA5247Y
15 replies, thank you all... there were many helpful ideas on this one. some of you suspected coil problems, that had entered my mind too. However some of you were also suspicious of the maf sensor, which was my gut feeling. I also thought maybe the tps could ...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L serpentine belts VIN: 2FTZF0736Y
I TALKED TO TECHS AT ANOTHER SHOP & FOUND OUT ABOUT THE LEFT HAND THREADS. I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO LOCK IT TO LOOSEN THE BOLT. THANKS DAN THIS HELPED ME A LOT, CUSTOMER TOOK TRUCK AND AT NEXT OIL CHANGE WILL PROBABLY DO THE BELT, THANKS AGAIN
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53225
Well, the car is still out there with the customer driving. What did we learn from this? I purchased a tool from OTC that made it an easy job to test actual fuel rail pressure. I got a little better understanding, but not much, of how Ford engine managemen... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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