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I have had this car at 2 dealers, 3 shops and my step father (With 40 years Automotive experience) have all tried to find the problem but so far been unable to.
The engine is a brand new crate motor from Ford. It has about 25k on it. Everything else has been replaced from the supercharger to the plugs. Etc...
The car has always run perfectly.
The general consensus now is that as the car was in a minor fender bender some years ago where the right front fender had been damaged
and replaced that the wiring harness from the engine to the computer might be damaged?
When I say that everything else has been replaced, I mean everything!
The dealers have all had the vehicle in their possession for days on end, hooked up to their computers, and as of yet been unable to figure out the problem.
We are all at a loss. Any ideas?
Engine oil sending unit shows no pressure when car is running. With key on it shows almost half. All I did was change the spark plugs and went to start it and it started knocking and I noticed no oil pressure.
had just changed the valve cover gasket and replace the throttle with a crown victoria throttle
All four shocks clicking and can feel in trunk bay
gas it wants to stop but wants to go when I let off. also I have to hold both break and gas pedals down for it to stop
problems when I push the gas it wants to stop but when I let off it wants to go can anyone help
I am trying to understand the abs brake system maintenance and operation, so I can be aware of any sign of problems when system is failing.
is it a difficult task?
I have tested for power to pump. when i put power to pump it runs fine i dont know where the relay is
90 super coupe 115XXX miles. Car just likes to crank And crank.has fuel pressure and after a few second to a few minutes depending on the day of cranking it will finally start. Any idea where to begin will help
I was driving and pushed in the clutch and there was nothin. Lately it has been making a popping on snapping sound when I push in the clutch. Is it a cable clutch or hydraulic? What could have happened. Please help. Daily driver for me to get to work and back
AND ANY OTHER PARTS THAT ARE NOT RE-USEABLE AND MUST BE REPLACED TO DO THE VALVE COVER GASKETS
All of the underhood checks happen when the key is in the on position,fuel pump charges, but when the key is turned to start nothing happens. Every thing worked until I had the engine rebuilt. Everything is plugged back in and the grounds are in place. Jumper wire from the starter solenoid to the starter turns the motor over. Starter relay replaced with new one. New neutral safety switch and antitheft works.
I have no read out on my temperture cluster replaced blower motor module and it didn't work can't adjust heat temerture just blows high cold air
this started Sunday, i made it home, but not without having to put the car in neutral at every light ,tap the gas to bring the idle down, but when it got down to what is the new normal 2-3k idle there is a nasty humming vibration like noise, but not as your driving as mentioned...Then, in park when I start the car it reves way above the normal idle RPMs, then fluctuates. this is the same with the electronic connections connected and disconnected from the IAC device on the TB all the while i hear a loud humming noise from the engine.
i have an IAC part on the way, but are there any other ideas, i have heard that is the issue...but am looking for a second opinion...
was told that it was the inter cooler that needs to be sealed correctly or it wont start is this true ive had the car for 2 years fixing it a bit at a time on my own but stuck on this last bit please help
Car started fine,replaced the electric fan went to start it and I'm getting nothing.lights will come on on the dash but I turn the key and it won't even turn over.
I notice a lot when the boost gauge hits 5psi,changed all the gaskets and it still does it,what could I look at next.
problem started about a week ago and is consistent. Car has 144000 miles.
Pressure to porportion valve inlet is there but nothing exiting.
restart it ,it runs rough for awhile , and then smooths out afer I get moving,also i notest that if i run the ac unit it doesnt start back up rough,what can be the proublem, new o2 sensors airflow sensor i re place idle control please help me here with a few ideals thanks
but the brake,s are still hard and the light,s are still on, what do you think it may be, i never work on anti lock brake,s, just boat,s, been doing that for 22 year,s. back when i was very young i was a line mechanic for ford etc,that,e before the computer age, haha, thank you
the two light,s are on and the brake peadal is stiff and it,s like I have very little or no brake,s i have checked the fuse,s i think it,s 3 in all, there all good, how do i check to see what is wrong?
i have changed coil pack camplacment sencor crank sencor wat else could it be
1990 t-bird sc with antilocking brakes.
car has been sitting for about a year and a half brought it home put gas in it started up warmed it up shut it off and tried to restart it about 5 min later car has not run since
I put a new starter on put the problem came back.also when the car warms up it misses bad.this does not happen when the engine is cold.i replaced all electronics.mass sensor crank sensor cam sensor.when warm putting in neutral
Doesn't stop it from cutting off at lights