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1966 Ford M151A1 2.5L Clutch
I have to replace the clutch. My question is what is the best way to do that, pull the engine, or pull the tranny through the top, seems awefull thigth for me. I hope some one can tell my the best way to do that, and also reasonable time. Thanks a lot
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP555S5
mil light keeps coming back on with same codes, P0171 and a P0174, both banks lean. any help will be apreciated. Trouble codes: P0171 (bank one lean), P0174
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5149Y
Thanks in advance. I have this windstar in and it is being a pain. Customer complaint is misfire at idle . If you put it in gear and let it run it feels like a misfire and it is worse when it is cold. I have no lean codes (intake gaskets) and no misfire codes....
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L spark plug VIN: 1FTNW21551
the # 5 spark plug blew out and i'm going to install an insert from matco. my question is i've attempted to put the insert in and swedge it(smack it with a hammer) but the insert is still able to be turned. am I not hitting it hard enough? im using the kit as ...
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2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L harmonic balancer VIN: 3FAFP13P51
i have this 01 escort with single cam #4 valve seat dropped from cylinder head and damaged the piston sent the cylinder head to machine shop and they replaced the valve seats replaced new crankshaft from dealer,bearings,piston and rods are replaced... so now,...
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1994 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1LNLM82W8R
Hello Ford Techs. Customer called early one morning with complaint that car started but didn't have enough power to move off the spot. Said it would idle [rough] and as soon as he applied throttle it would pop back into the intake and stall. Just as we were ab... Trouble codes: 181 (System lean bank 1), 168 (Inj. pulse width higher than expected), 169 (System lean bank 2)
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1989 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHF25M6K
Hi All Thank you for your help. You gave me a few things to look at monday. Most said engine speed sensor. You all were right. replaced sensor,checked for oil in connector,and insulation breakdown. I drove it all over town today and the tach and shifting prob...
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1998 Ford Explorer Limited 5.0L pedal VIN: 1FMZU35P5W
i turned the front rotors and put new pads on it old pads must have getting warm then start working better explorer is fixed now there is no change at all from hot to cold thank you all for the help
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNX21F71
this thing is fixed, thanks to all who replied. the replies were all good and very useful especially charles from california, after i changed the cam sensor for a black one, the contribution code moved to number 1. the injector i thought to be known good was i... Trouble codes: P0284 (cyliner number 8 contributon/balance fault), P0473 (exhaust pressure sensor high input).
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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Lights VIN: 1FTRW08L91
Thanks for all the replys, we have fixed this truck, removed the gem/fuse box and checked for the water none found and all the circiuts are in good condition. After reading the wiring circiuts for the interior lights very carefully I found that there are 3 di...
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2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L HVAC Box VIN: 3FAFP37353
We pulled the dash and the HVAC box. There was debris in front of the evaporator. What was happening was light water intrusion into the case from outside due to VERY heavy rains the past few days. There is a small gutter in the case on the blower side of the e...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L insufficient power VIN: 1FDWF36P43
Well this one goes real good again. After weighing some options with the customer, we decided to perform the 6.0 tuneup; which means headgaskets. With the mileage and the fact they want to run it to 450000 miles they knew they would be doing them at some point... Trouble codes: P0299.
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2003 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14V33
Found after vehile got to operating temperature when test driving it would lose power. Removed O2 sensor pre cat on bank 2 truck ran like a champ.(noisy of course) Replace y pipe all ok now. THANK YOU ALL who replied it was much appreciated.
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2003 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Transmission VIN: 1FRAHP0A93
Well guys this is fixed . The noise was coming from the trans. Removed trans pan as some techs replied to check for metal in pan. Yes there was metal in the pan and the fluid was black and burnt. Removed trans and sent out to get rebuilt. They said the trans ...
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2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L wipers VIN: 1FMYU031X4
well this one has been gone for week and a half and customer called yesterday and said it hasnt done it since he picked it up. what i found is is aloose ground not for wiper motor but for the washer motor you think if that ground was loose it would spray wash...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L radio/dr. seat VIN: 5LMFU27R04
SORRY FOR THE DELAYED POST. VERY BUSY & A TOUGH ELECTRICAL PROBLEM, WITH A VERY GOOD & PATIENT CUSTOMER THAT ONLY USED VEHICLE FOR TRIPS. RECEIVED ONLY 4 REPLIES, ALL STATING BCM UNDER DASH ON DR. SIDE COULD BE GETTING WET FROM WIND SHIELD LEAK. WE HAVE SEEN T...
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