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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L False Temperature guage readings VIN: 2FMDA5147S
Van came in with temp. gauge all the way in the red. But engine temp is normal about 195-200. Cooling fan does come on at about 218 if the engine is idling sitting still. I have replaced the temperature sender, and the ect sensor but still no change. Also repl...
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1994 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L crankshaft
i have a customers car that was purchased 2k miles ago. previous owner had the drive belts replaced less than 3k miles ago by a "nissan expert". vehicle was towed into our shop with crank snout snapped off. i have seen this before when the belts are overtighte...
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1995 Mercury Tracer 1.9L A/C and Rear wiper VIN: 3MASM15J9S
Rear wiper fuse blows when key on. Cust. complaint is no A/C operation. Wiper switch off fuse blows. I am sure this is related to the rear wiper motor with igntion power to motor and switch ground circuit on a diagram. Just wondering if there is a common probl...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FYTR14UXW
This turned out to be chipped exhaust valve in number 6. The Crank Position Sensor still seems high at idle, I'll have to do a little more reserch on that before returning it. All injector connections were secure and I took a close look at the head gasket for ... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cyl. 6 misfire).
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, backfire in intake VIN: 1FTZ1729WN
The problem was as a co worker at the police dept I worked at would call a self inflicted injury. I hooked up the fuel gauge again and noticed the pressure didnt rise in response to throttle opening. I knew it rose when I pulled off the vacuum line at the regu... Trouble codes: P0153.
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L speedo prob/no shift VIN: 1FTNE24L6W
we got another van in just like this 1 with no problems. i pulled the cluster out & swapped them around, as expected the new cluster worked perfect in the other van, the other van's cluster did not work in this van. i went through & checked every terminal for ... Trouble codes: P0500.
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM9746R
Well when all replies told me to check the gray connector 4' from the negative battery cable I gave it a try and it worked. One of the two wires was corroded so I cut the connector out and spliced the wires together and the car is back up and running better th...
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L variable steering VIN: 1LNLM92V7V
Had to send this to a Lincoln dealer. It turned out that there is a piece in the firewall that the steering shaft rides on. It was binding inside, preventing the steering wheel from returning.
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