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1996 Ford Probe 2.0L stuck in 2nd gear VIN: 1ZVLT20A3T
Hello IATN, Thanks in advance for your help. I have a 96 ford probe that right about now is feeling like a backside probe. The vehicle came in to our shop with the complaint of no high gears. One of our techs worked on the car and could not get the car to dupl...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FTRW08L21
Hello to all you Ford GURUS, This truck came in with no start. After diagnosing replace the defective PATS sensor and the PCM. Program the unit with VCMII after which started truck, let it warm up, check fluids and let the truck go. Two days later truck return...
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2013 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Bcm VIN: 1FADP3F29D
So, this is my stumper for the month: I was called in on this 2013 Ford Focus. The keys do nothing observed - no RKE, no PATS and no key-on response. Cluster stays dark, dome stays off. However, though the IDS, there is function on all the modules other than ...
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2007 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Converter VIN: 4M2EU48837
Hi, we had this 07 Mountaineer brought in for a Vibration when driving at highway speeds. Turns out it is the TCC shuddering BAD when in OD and the rpms are lower and the engine is under a load. The TCC will release and re-apply and you can even see the tach R...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
finally got the truck running great. I did a compression test on all cylinders. fuel pressure test. wiggle test on wires. noid test the injectors/coils. unplugged all coils one at a time. cylinder contribution test. everything pointed to #7 and #8 cylinders be...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Driveline VIN: 1FTSW30F83
Sent drive shaft to a shop in Kansas that balances shaft as an assembly. Freight there and back was biggest expense but total cost to me about $160.00 including the UPS charges there and back. Previous machine shop balanced both halves individually which does ...
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2007 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FDXF46P57
thankes to all of you i fixed a 6.0 the vgt was not letting the turbo open.for all of us to know you have to be driving down the road to do the diagnostics that you get from jasper engines & they do not tell you that. so thankes to all who helped Charles
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2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX1E81A
GOVERNMENT PICK UP VEHICLE TODAY I DID AN FUEL INJECTION CLEAN WHICH HELP MAF SENSOR CHECK OUT FINE. I SMOKE TEST THE INTAKE AGAIN, COULD NOT FINED ANY LEAKS. WHEN CUSTOMER PICKED UP VEHICLE HE INDICATED HE HAS USED E-85 WHEN HE COULD. I TOLD HIM THAT THIS VEH... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition bank 1), P0174 (Lean condition bank 2).
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2010 Ford Flex SE 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FMGK5BC7A
Done & gone. Got a used PCM...programmed & all is good. I sepereted the PCM case & it was soaked in water. Trouble codes: U0300, P0050 (Ho2S Heater Control Circuit Bank 2 - Sensor 1), P0600 (Serial Comm Fault), P1602 (Immob Unit ECM Comm Error), P2100 (TAC Motor Motor Cicuit/Open), P2105 (TAC System - Forced Shutdown).
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