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1956 Ford Victoria 292CID Engine VIN: M6DV204520
I am looking for something that I may have overlooked. We R&R'ed the engine for rebuilding a few years ago. The engine now has about 500 miles on it and it is leaving oil puddles wherever it is parked. After the first 100 miles, the car started leaving sizeab...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Starting VIN: 1FACP44MXP
the car is starting like its out of time ,it bucks and jerks back while cranking. weve replaced the crankshaft sensor and the ignition control module.the customer told us it has been doing this every once in a while but now it does it on every start up.when bo...
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1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L spedometer VIN: 1ZVLT22BOR
HELP!!! Thanks to all who reply.I'm having a hard time with this probe and it should be easy.No speedometer and odometer.Check vss with Hz and it would start low and climb high the faster you went.so we checked wires for opens or shorts from senser to cluster....
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Rear Air VIN: 1FDEE14NXS
Van has front and rear air conditioning. Rear air blower will not blow, checked the 50 amp fuse in the power box under hood, it is good. Front ac blows and cools fine. Unable to locate other fuses or power coneections in rear, but haven't taken trim apart.
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM50U1X
Hello everyone and thank you in advance for help on this vehicle. Vehicle was initially towed in as a no start problem. However, vehicle started right up upon arrival. Vehicle started all that day without a problem. The following morning vehicle started up and... Trouble codes: P0320 (ignition/dist engine speed circuit fault)
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2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1MEFM5353Y
we replaced the crank sensor and plugs now the car starts ,stumbles bad there are no code the mode 6 is $10-$26-$00 we do not know what the code is,tested the cam,maf egr,iac,every thing we could think of
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1989 Merkur Scorpio 2.9L Mechanical VIN: WF1BT81V1K
I have this merkur that will not pull. The owner said it has done it before and that the shop built the trans but all that was wrong was a seal had blown. He was told this is a common promblem with this trans. What I need to know is the seal that is so bad to ...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L No Start, No ECM communication
Thanks for all the replies. After checking all grounds and power to the ECM, one of the last checks on the Alldata was the power diode. Fix was bad power DIODE located in relay box under the hood.
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L lap belts VIN: 1FASP14J9S
HI THERE, TURNS OUT MY SEAT BELTS ARE OK. THE REPLIES I GOT WERE TO LOCK UP THE BRAKES AND CHECK IF THE BELTS LOCK UP AS WELL. I HAD TRIED THAT BEFORE MY POST, BUT I TRIED IT AGAIN AT ABOUT 20 MPH. I STOPPED QUICKLY, BUT DID NOT SKID, THE BELTS DID LOCK UP THE...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Timing chain noise VIN: 1FMZU24E7W
Thank you to everyone who responded. Yes the rear guide was broken. The consensus was to remove the engine to replace the rear cassette. I chose to remove the trans instead. My logic was less items involved to do so. All went well, until it was time to re...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L gem module VIN: 1FTWX33F7X
new gem installed and draw gone. New one takes 30 min to time out. thanks for the help
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FTNW20P04
Hello all, Ive had six replies, for my comcern, thanks for the advice, I was correct ,it was cause by Tech error, when replaceing the Eng Oil Cooler the valve in the oil filter adapter housing broke, causing restriction , replace adapter ,and oil pressure was ...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L front end
its fixed the bushings in the arms that go from the frame to the front end were repaired and drives smooth now thanks everybody!!!
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L back up sensor VIN: 4M2DU86WX2
found two seperate problems. for the alarm we found that the passenger door switch was faulty and influensed by colder tempatures causing the alarm to sound in the middle of the night. on the back up sensor had to use a otc scanner to get access to p.a.m. park...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L oil leak VIN: 1MEHM55S82
Thanks for all replies I replaced oil pan gasket and crank sensor pan gasket was leaking pretty bad crank pulley was probably whipping oil around!I will tell you one thing this is alot easier to do then the Jags! I am sorry about any confusion on oil leak loca...
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