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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L engine will not start and stay running VIN: 1FMZU35P4W
when cranking the motor tryes too fire and gets better with a little trotle but will not run on its own
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L knock noise VIN: 1FTRW08L41
new engine started making a knock/rattle noise that is best heard at 1100 to 1500 rpm, not at idle or hard accel.noise can be felt and heard mostly at middle to rear of intake manifold, noise not prevalent at valve covers, oil pan, block or heads. Intake manif...
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Timing chain VIN: 1FTPW12575
Some are saying timing marks from Ford procedure are incorrect, mine on left side line up with ^R & right sode is out 2 teeth. In alldata shows only arrow which is at bottom on left side. Only want to do it once. THANKS FOR HELP BRYON
2006 Ford Focus LX Austero 2.0L power steering light
Hi all ford techs.I have this vehicle with the power steering warning light on in the message centre.The messages says power steering failure.The car goes fine and the power steering works perfectly when you drive the vehicle. I can get multiple fault codes ou...
2008 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L mode door motor VIN: 4M2CU97168
I have a grinding /gurgling noise behind the dash that I believe is coming from one of the mode door motors. I understand that there is a service bulletin for this. I am looking for replacement procedures for the 2 mode door motors for the automatic climate co...

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2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Ride control VIN: 1FTPW12505
Well, we swapped wheels with tires from another truck and took care of shake. Had our balancer checked out and it was ok. Will get with tire supplier to change out tires. Thanks for the helpful replies.
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