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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Charging VIN: 1FALP6249S
When this T bird came in, we did a couple of quick tests and found it was overcharging 17/19 volts.Just to be sure, we tested the battery and passes a load test easily. So the cust had to return the REMAN alt to O'reilly and we installed. By the way, the wirin...
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2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Headgasket failure VIN: 3FAFP3135Y
I purchased this car for my daughter. She currently owns a 2000 Focus ZX3 which is a good running vehicle but the frame has become rusty to the point that I would feel best if she no longer drives it. This new vehicle has a very nice frame and body but has a...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FTNW21F82
I replaced the hec with a used part with no fix of anything exceot one code cleared. Figured it was a bad used part. I had a guy(electronics guru, brent) come to the shop to check the original cluster. He found multiple issues such as bad relays etc. The clust...
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2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFP37Z33
Hi Guys Have a 2003 focus which we just purchased at auction. Mil light is on with code P2274. From what I can see there is only two o2 sensors so I dont know why scanner is showing code for sensor #3. Car idles rough but runs fine above 1500 rpm with no lag o... Trouble codes: P2274
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTSW21P55
Thank you for your time. I am a GM diesel tech trying to diagnose my sisters Ford with no computer diagnostics. She just bought this truck and it seemed OK until she tried pulling a camper. It's always been a bit sluggish for the first mile or two, not smoking...
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L dashboard VIN: 1FMEU73E76
We are having an issue with the oil change reminder reset on this Explorer. We reset the oil life indicator to 100% and still get the "oil Change Required " notice on the dash. We have an IDS but there does not seem to be a "back door " to do a reset. There ar...
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2010 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDWE3FS8A
Calling Ford techs. This motorhome was towed here. It quit while driving. It seems like it would be under warranty, but customer requests we try to fix it. Initially it would start and immediately die. Figured out that the fuel pump only ran for a couple secon...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L L/R door lock and window motor VIN: 1LNHM87A71
Customer says door wont open and window inop on L/R door. You can here the lock working on that door. I got the door panel off and looked at the lock assembly and it has a electrical plug and a cable from the inside door handle. The question is, how do I get ...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L no start VIN: 1FTPW14516
Vehicle is fixed. thanks for all the advice, but Immediately after posting this help request, IATN 'suggested" that I look at some other cases similar to mine. that lead me to look at a few very similar cases and also go back into the wiring diagrams for this...
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