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Problem is consistent;I just drive the slow lane 'til the healing occurs...daily....for quite sometime now-couple months
Now that radiator started to link but also what can I do to fix the idie
it slowly started to idle up one day at first thought it was just cause of ac running in 100+ temps within 4 days it idled 3000-4000 rpms especially at stop lights first second then 3rd now 4th when in 5th gear seemed to run fine.now I am afraid to drive even in 5th with high idle. we have replaced the air flow sensor, checked the vaccuum leaks for leaks disconnected battery and tried adjusting the idle to no avail. the check engine light is not on and has not come on at all. what else should we be looking at? we removed the intake hose and for a minute it idled down to normal but as soon as we put our finger over it it idled right back up to 3000-4000 rpms. Help single mother of 3 plus gbaby and only mode of transportation to work.
Hi. My tempo recently had a wiggly speedometer needle and then a few days later while driving the dial went to zero, stayed at zero and the car was stuck in first gear and wouldn't shift out of first. I looked at all the cabling and everything looked good to me but the problem remained so I took it to a transmission shop and he said everything looked good but it was missing a grommet which he replaced.
We picked up the car yesterday and experienced the same problem again. when the car heats up, say after going 5 or 6 miles the speedometer hits zero and won't shift out of first.
Anyone have any clue what could be the cause and how expensive it is to repair? Thank you
The secound axle popped out at a traffic light and i could not put it in park because the transmission was running. So worried about my trans being damaged. Had it towed there and they put a longer one in.My starter and ball joints went bad too.Please tell me if I will have more problems because of there wrong doing ?
Attempted too start car. Key turned toward start position but starter did nothing. Ingnition lock froze toward the start position. I do not know if the lock is in the run position. Lock does not turn, in any direction, and the key will not disengage from the lock. I read where all ford automobile ingnitions are serviced in the run position. I pulled the locked cylinder and replaced it with new FORD MOTORCRAFT lock and tumbler assembly (sw-2423). The new key and lock still will not turn and remains fixed as before. I read where the problem may be with the actuator rod? I removed all dash panels and the new ignition lock. I'm now at the point where it's necessary to unbolt the steering column to access the ignition switch and actuator. I'm concerned about reassembly of the steering column and its alignment - is there any danger that alignment issues may arise both with steering column and actuator?
The car will run great except if I drive it a long
distance and then it will simply shut off while driving it
and won't restart til the next morning.
I have power to yello wire /no power to white /black wire/ and no power to green/red wire, and wire to battery is ok
i just bought a 1992 ford tempo it did'nt have a solenoid so i put one on it but it has 5 wires and i don't know where they go,please help
The reason for replacing break fluid is because I believe there is a leak in the break line. When applying the breaks , they go all the way to the floor and does not stop right away. What would the estimate be for that?
I'v put four starters on this 1992 Ford Tempo in the last three months. Am I just buying bad starters or is there something bigger wrong?
This car not always sometimes when warmed up sometimes cold it wont shift gears but if i turn the car off put it in neautral and start back it shifts.. The speedometer quit working as well.. I talked to a friend who said sounded like transmission module however ford said this is an ATX transmission ... Also i called a transmission shop and he said could be the rod from the fuel injection that goes to linkage the rod seems to be working fine to the naked eye.. However i look back towards the firewall and see the VSS that i was told it didnt have.. Help me please before i spend way to much money at a mechanic that is gonna fix the wrong problem and if it is the sensor for $25 I can fix myself
i have a 5 speed and my car wont move in any gear.