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When i go over bumps the back of the car moves side ways
Turns their is no problem we change shocks and struts and it still has the same problem all the bushing look good, we rotated the tires. Do you have any ideas.
I just did a timing belt change, changed timing belt pulleys, the waterpump, added a cold air intake, autolite xp iridium plugs, motorcraft oil change with motorcraft filter cleaned the MAF using CRC maf cleaner, clean plug wire boots, freshly sealed the valve cover, flushed and cleaned the cooling system.
Ok before i did all this the car would not drive. It all started with a hard vibration while driving and then shut off. The car would then crank and start but when put into gear shut off. I replaced the mai. Engine fuse after it blew trying to run in this condition and then replaced the air intake on the original air cleaner box. The car thwn startef again moved about five feet n shut off again. The idle was fine at this point but when put in gear would become very ruff n shut off.
So i towed it home and perfomed tge fixes i mentioned above thinking my problem was my timing. I used the propep timing tools (bar and pin) and follwed professional instructions on setting the time properly. I used everything that was recommended by ford no substitutes.
After i finished all tge work i crunk up the car which started on the first crank but sounded louder than usual, seem to idle a little ruff but would smooth out when the gas is pressed. If i rev it up n let off the idle smooths out more but comes back at times. The car did seem to drive rather fine tho i only moved from one driveway to my other. I am wondering if the car just needs to be driven a few miles so that the computer may adjust. If its the new intake that seems so loud because tge sound is mostly coming from that area. Which is close to trans. Pan so it could be trans pan that is making noise hard to tell. Or if my timing is somehow still off. I was thinking IFF my timing was off like that the car wouldn't start and if it did even pressing the gas would not smooth it out.
If anyone has suggestions please let me know.
Im hoping i just need to drive a few miles.
Hey, the fuse keeps blowing everytime i put in a new one and start the a/c in the car, any idea what causes this?
I was told it was the cam shaft then the compression from the timing had jumped what can i do when i bought it they had replaced it with a used engine ive had to get the keys and ignition replaced cause they were getting stuck where the key goes in and wouldnt come out then after the keys started getting stuck it stopped running and not really trying to start but after i replaced them it fixed the issue of them getting stuck please help i dont know how to gwt it running or what the issue could be and dont have money to take it to a shop cause im on a fixed income with four kids and im still paying 190.00 a month on the loan i got to get it???
Looking at ad on craig's list... Only thing listed as wrong with it is
Replacement of main pulley..
So son took car to have it looked at was running just fine when we took it in and now the car will stall out and now having problems keeping it running - Help
Blower motor needs replaced. Being summer was hoping someone knew this answer. Of course the dial has blue and red but no actual a/c letters, possibly worn off
the car acts up more when it is raining
it does not do it all the time just every now and then
car was half way submerged in water