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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L No 2nd Gear VIN: 1MELM62W8T
This vehicle belongs to my son. I have no experience in transmissions. I had a "expert" tear it down after I removed it. He says "$1600 for repairs and upgrades". His claim is 98 and newer models have better parts which he wants to use in this trans. My first ...

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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Lacks power VIN: 1FTSS34FXY
Most replies suggested we try a IDM. At first the manager/overseer of this vehicle wanted to put a used one in it. After I warned him that he may get a double dose of the same can of worms he has now, he found a "refurbished" one that we installed which made l... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal control module kam error), P1397 (System voltage out of self test range).
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1FAFP53U12
Well guys, I am sorry to say that this one still is not fixed. I gave up on it because I had exhausted all my ideas short of trying new parts. I turned it over to a friend who is the best automotive electrical person in the world imo, and he has not found it y...
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