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1991 Ford Ranger 2.9L valves/ lifters/ rockers
Thanks for all of your suggestions, overall the consensus was spun cam bearings, I had considered this as a possible cause, but had hoped to corroberate this BEFORE pulling the motor back out. Your many suggestions leading in that direction were a large clue. ...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F2V
Howdy and Merry Christmas/Hannuka/Kwanza/and everthing else,,, Its out of my life (see me dancin). Ol Harry decided to 'let this one walk toward the light'. Merry Christmas to me, Merry Christmas to me, Merry Chrissttmaaaas to Meee,eeeee, Merry Christmas,,, To...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 3FALP1138W
Thanks for the replies. My coworker put the head on and pretty much installed everything like he did the first time and it started and ran fine. Many of you mentioned that this is a freewheeler so shouldn't have bent valves. Exactly what happened the first tim...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L cam timing VIN: 3FAKP1131Y
The mechanic that was working on the car gave up on it. Whenever he would line up the cams and torque the gear bolts, He would crank the car. It didn't run right and it smelled like rotten eggs. He would go back and check cam alignment and the exhaust cam woul...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L suspension bags VIN: 5LMFU27R74
Consensus seems to be bag leakage. Dealer wants to replace air compressor(won't let me supply it, of course meaning if leaking down continues, it's a N/C) but my tech buddy can't give any explanation of what effect compressor has after bags are at trim and sol...
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