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windshield wiper dont work why?

car cuts off while idle at a light. then takes 5 to 10 min to start back up.

this is a 4x4

I have the new heads and gaskets. I need to know how much labor (flat rate) to remove the old and install the new

I had a computer diagnostic check at auto zone and it said my problem is crank shaft sensor. I have been having problems for 6weeks now,local shop replaced ignition control module, timing belt and main drive belt, cleaned mass air flow sensor and the truck keeps loading up as it is flooding, goes dead and back fires. once i pull over to the side of the road, it cranks right back up and runs fine for a little while. I am struggleing...
Susan - Poor in Louisiana.

Can you put a 1996 Ford Ranger engine into a 1995 Ford Ranger or not?

I had an oil leak and the dealer replaced the oil pan gasket at a cost of $400.00. The problem remained and now the dealer says the rear main seal needs replaced for another $400.00. Shouldn't the dealer have know that the oil pan gasket was not the problem?

truck started left for work,quarter mile check gage light came on, in the past turned on and off and re start stays off,tried on/off- started and not long on highway just quit running,just a little shake, lights went dim got off highway wouldn`t re-start. Have gas gage says quarter, changed battery,alternater& starter seem ok ,just wont try to roll over,just click.. possibly a solenoid? and if so is it located on the starter? If started why would it Just quit? Thanks ! any thing else to check before I take it too a garage? stranded in my driveway

was worse,changed coil some improvement. still idle is alittle rough. truck vibration goes away when i speed up or slow down.

the clutch is all the way on the flore

things we've tried: replacing the brain, replaced gas cap, starting without the check engine light on, replacing battery

When I drive my truck and hit bumps in the road, I hear a clunking noise in the rear of the vehicle. Could this be a shock issue or a u-joint issue? The u-joints don't pop though when I shift from park to reverse or drive though.

fuel gauge level sensor failure for brief time then returned to normal indication.

Are there coolant ports that run through this timing chain cover? Coolant is leaking again and the dealer says it's from the timing chain cover gasket. Do you agree?

all my lights work but my tail lights and dash lightswill not work why yes that i have looked that ever thaing i know of fuse and all they just want come on why is that

as long as you don't go past 3 grand it's all right but you floor it it will shift up and down repeatedly.

act's like it doesn't have any fire

the check engine light came on had it checked out said that the cam position sensor was bad changed sensor and syncronizer 3 days after the light came back with the same code

It goes off anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours after the truck is locked with the remote .

I recently started having trouble with my lovely Ford Ranger! I started noticing that I wasnt getting ANY heat. Only cold air is blowing out. Then the temp would shoot up above the RED ZONE. and drop back down to normal as I was driving. Then the heat would come and go as it pleases. Then The other day I was driving and the Temp Gage went above the RED ZONE again and my truck started making a loud noise and sputtering like it would stall. I couldnt press on the gas, so I would have to pull over and turn off the truck for a few minutes. The temperature gage causes the CHECK GAGE light to turn on when its in the RED ZONE. I have tried blowing the hot air up (actually cold air coming out) and the temp didnt fluctuate up or down. Blowing the cool air doesnt help either. The oil temp is fine, my batter is fine. We have changed the thermostat inside the truck and its still doing the same thing. All my liquids are fine as well. These are all my symptoms hopefully someone can help!

The code for my CEL is "P0420 Catalyst efficiency below threshold (Bank 1)" can anyone tell me what this means? Many thanks.

the lights on the instument panel are out. The fuses dont look to be burnt out and I replaced the ones for that area and it didn't fix the problem. I still don't have dashboard lights. What else should I check???

does a check engine light automatically come on at 180000

The cam shaft sensor on my 1998 ford ranger with a 4.0L efi, wore out to the point it fell apart, and destroyed the shaft. I purchased a new Sensor and shaft. Could someone kindly walk me through the steps to re-time this engine.

the 4 wheel drive will not engage some times. the dash light blinks 9 or 12 times on the 4 wheel drive.

While in drive with the O/D on and in motion, at random times the O/D light flashes on and off and the engine sounds as if it is running extremely rough. I am usually doing about 40-45 mph at the time. When I stop and put it park and then in drive again, there are no problems. I would appreciate any and all responses.

how much does this part cost?and how do I go about replacing it?and what tools do I need for the job?

I have already asked and been given an answer, but I've attempted what was told to me to do, and am still unsuccessful. ALL I want to do, Please God!, is to change the gear shift knob. It is pressed on-does not unscrew. Apparently I need someone to go step by step, otherwise it ain't happening.

gauge say motor is overheating pull over and the temp goes back to normal right away