A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. Ford has released a service procedure to replace the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your Ford
A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the heater gets stuck on the hottest setting, the heater blend door may be broken requiring replacement of the heater box to repair the issue.
The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
A leaking axle shaft seal and / or PTU cover seal can cause transmission (red) or Power Transfer Unit (PTU) (brown) fluid leaks at the axle area. The axle shaft seal and / or PTU cover seal may be leaking and should be replaced as required.
The automatic transmission may develop shifting concerns. On lower mileage vehicles, upgrading the software in the powertrain control module (PCM) and the transmission control module (TCM) may correct the problem. As the mileage increases, internal transmission damage can occur. Repairs could involve replacement of the valve body or a complete transmission rebuild. Whenever major transmission repairs are made, it is important to be sure th...
Ford Recalls (Recent)
Ford Recall 94V087000
Ford Recall 91V164000
Vehicle With Installed Southern Comfort Running Boards Recalled Due to Board Lamp Failure
The courtesy lamps on affected running boards may overheat when exposed to moisture and road salt. Overheating may cause the lamps and boards to melt or start a fire. Dealers will replace the wiring harness for these running boards.
Ford Recall 98E010000
Ford Recall 94V128000
Ford Questions and Answers
I Have a 1988 Ford Aerostar, and the driver side front brake won't release. I've already replaced the caliper, but that hasn't fixed the problem. Is there some other part of the br...
I live in las vegas i have an 1988 ford areostar van it dies when its hot outside and will start when its cooler how can i fix this
my check engine light comes on once in a while,but doesent stay on, it does not affect the driving ability, but gets anoying.. how do i find out whats wrong?
The vehicle was operating fine and traveling downhill on a freeway when the transmisson seems to have failed. The transmission has fluid but we have absolutely no power transmission in any forward...
brake pedal, when depressed, reaches the floorboard,,and will not stop readily, the brake fluid is full, and not appear to be leaking. what repairs will need to be done, and what will the expense b...
Ford Owners' Reviews
over drive off keeps flashing on dash
The company i work for has 8 of these and all of them drink oil. mileage runs from 40,000 to 70,000, The one i drive has 42,000 and i have to add a quart about every 800 miles. mine is the worst but all of them drink oil. strange that all 8 drink that black liquid. year rages from 2009-2011
Purchased with 24K on it. currently has 56K. 6.4L, Auto,4x4, FX4 Package, loaded with options. Very comfortable ride considering the hauling capacity. RH front Caliper failed/stuck at 54K, replace front caliper and pads (about 50% left on old pad, wasted). Removed DPF & Tuned, very little smoke, great sound, great performance, 18 mpg (best upgrade, the DPF was a hassle and choked engine, not to mention the engine will last much longer now.). Taking in for both front axle dust shield warranty replacements (poor design, good redesign, 60K mfg warranty covered the issue). All-in-All, this is a great truck. The interior is very comfortable and it has very good road manners for a large truck. With the DPF removed & tuned, it runs great and has outstanding performance and mileage for a large truck, worth every penny (bought used from dealer for $33K with 24K miles, saved $20K from new and have a great truck).
I have been satisfied with this 6 Cyl Automatic Fusion just reach 200,000 miles. I HAVE ENJOYED AND STILL LOVE THIS CARS RIDE. i PICKED IT UP WITH 8k miles for 17.5k. During all that time I had the brake and front rotors & brakes replaced 3 times ( by family $100 each time ) and Installed a Salvage yard AC compressor at 170k miles IN 2012. Now it is Feb 2013. BUT NOW IT IS DECISION TIME .... Check engine light is on and point to Cat., due to a recent minor Oil Ring leak. Should I go with a $5300 + tx quote for a Salvaged yard engine 12k miles ( 6 month wrty ) which will include the 2 Cat converter replaced. (yes this car has 3 Cats but the 3rd one is not vital /monitored. I would by a ford fusion again just which they could get 50 mpg thanks to Obama Gas prices
Love my E-350. Big and heavy it runs great over these rough roads on the Navajo Indian Reservation. Would love to have an easy way to disable the RSC as I live 2 miles up a dirt and gravel washboard road with a 4% grade hill on the way up.
Noticed the review talking about difficulty keeping it on the road. I had this problem. it was a layer of mud that had hardened on the inside of the rear rims. You couldn't even tell it was on there. I put new tires on and it walked all over the road. Cleaned up the rims and rebalanced the tires and she drives perfectly down the road.