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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L P/S Pump VIN: 2FMDA5144T
Van came in with noisy power steering pump. Replace with rem pump and still noisy when turn. Bleed air by turning left to right over 40 times and the noise still there. Could that be defected pump?
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5243Y
hi guys i need help with a 2000 ford windstar,the problem is we replaced the cluster with a used cluster.tried parameter program reset and ignition key code erased,still the car will not start.if we install the old cluster the car starts right up. question is ...
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR14U32
This vehicle has issues starting when cold(usually sitting overnight) Fuel pressure is OK. If car sits in sun and warm weather it will start. Any ideas?
2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Alternator VIN: 1FMCU94135
When looking up the labor for replacing the alternator our manual states awd escape as opposed to a fwd escape requires removing the transfer case which then pays almost 8 hrs for the job.does that really need to happen or does it sneak out the wheel well with...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVFT80N56
Loss of power until it died while driving. No codes, i have fuel, fire, noide, compression (150psi), exhaust has been lowered, fuel pressure(46psi) and quality both check out. Origional plugs were fuel fouled. Nothing jumps out in the data that seems out of ra...
2009 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Trans fluid leak VIN: 1FMCU93779
About 2 months ago trans fluid started leaking again. We replaced the LF inner axel joint, axel seal, axel bushing. It came in a kit,also a TSB. Customer returned with a leak from same location. I suspected the transmission vent dumping fluid as a possible cau...

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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L steering box. VIN: 1FDEE14H4R
Thanks to all who replied. Steering gear fixed it,as I assumed, just wanted to make sure I wasnt overlooking something.Thanks again!
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L engine VIN: 1FTSW20R28
I apologize for this posting, however after chasing this noise, we removed the driver side valve cover and found some wear on the rocker arms, we replace the rocker arms and changed the oil and filter. The noise seemed to get worse after the repair, sent to fo...
2006 Lincoln Navigator Ultimate 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5LMFU28506
Several people told me to check oil pressure at idle when hot. It should have at least 25 psi or 30 psi is what I was told. This vehicle had 40 psi at idle and 75 psi at 2000 rpm. After everything was said and done on this one, it turned out to be 5 defectiv... Trouble codes: P0171.
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