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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA514X1
After 5 min. of warm up this van has top end tap, worse with revs. It sounds like its all over but with stethescope sounds like either chain or back valve cover area. Local ford tech. scratched his head and told me happy hunting he never heard a 3.8 with this ...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNW21P43
Owner is sales manager for our company and has asked me to look at vehicle for poor fuel mileage. I don't normally work on diesels, but with the growing number hitting the roads, I need to start learning. Mileage has fallen off over last year and a half from a...
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L SRS system VIN: 2FAFP74W84
Any input would be a help, at this time I have not used a scan tool to diagnois this proplem just the LFC or the air bag light flashing code 33. I have replaced the drivers side seat belt assembly and this code is still coming on, I know its a hard fault, will...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Struts VIN: 4M2ZU86K14
I have to change the rear struts on this vehicle and my problem is this...There is a rubber bumper on top of the strut mount that is held in by one of the three nuts. There is no room to get a wrench, socket or even a finger on this nut. If I cut the rubber bu...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Fuel gauge VIN: 1FTCR11T2H
Thanks all for your responses. As stated in my request I had a bimetal gauge not a magnetic. Steve helped out with the ability to adjust this gauge, I never new that you could do that even though I have seen the notches in the back. I had to adjust the empty s...
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1988 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L heater core VIN: 1FABP42E3J
I would like to thank all who replied to my help request.I was able to pull dash back far enough & let rest on passenger seat to access heater box for removal.It would have a lot easier if the main harness had a bulkhead connector on so you could lay the dash ...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Reverse VIN: 1FBJS31H3T
Ha ha, simple check ball problem. Put my check balls in, used a dab of trans jell to hold them in since the trans was still in the vehicle and channel plate was upside down. One checkball I missed the hole and didnt notice, ended up in a passage right next...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21505
We could not find any vac leaks. BARO/MAF(v)@Wot/Load%/Fuel press under load all showed normal. I settled on sending this one to the dealer for reprogramming after finding out there is a software update for lean codes. I drove it after the reprogram and the ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 lean).
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM6533X
THANKS TO ROGER FROM IOWA FOR HELPING MY PULL MY HEAD OUT OF MY @$% BACK TO BASIC AND THE ENGINE MUST HAVE COUGH HARD WHEN BELT CABE OFF AND THERE IS A pcv HOSE ON BOTTON OF INTAKE THAT GOT BLOWN OFF CHECKED STFT TEN SMOKED IT. GUYS REMENBER THE BASICS THANKS...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53U4Y
all the ayes have it .everyone said the oem dpfe sensors were bad.Also everyone recommended to cleaning or replacing the silicone hoses and orfices in the egr transfer tube. I did not fix it because customer did not return. Trouble codes: P1400.
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