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I have worked on vehicles since 1982. ASE Master Tech since 1988. Ford Senior Master Diesel and Gas since 2008. Have worked at Ford dealerships since 1995.
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Question Answered: how can I get more room?
July 26, 2013, 07:55 PM
it should pull out of the body at the door sill and may pull out of the door. can be pulled back enough to check wires. have repaired several of them.
Question Answered: What does it mean when my parking brake symbol flashes as I go around a curve?
July 26, 2013, 07:50 PM
have you looked at the brake fluid level?
Question Answered: which fuse controls the windows? they will not go up or down
July 26, 2013, 07:28 PM
fuse box under dash, fuse f210 is a 30 amp fuse. fuse f230 is a 10 amp fuse.
Question Answered: While driving my truck it loses acceleration and does not want to pick up speed.
July 26, 2013, 06:33 AM
agree, we need to know if there are codes to give a good diag on this.
Question Answered: P0411 and error code,can't locate diverter valves to check them.
July 26, 2013, 06:29 AM
p0411 is for secondary air pump. air pump located between radiator and transmission. diverter valve located under intake tube between air filter and throttle body. p0420 is for catalytic converter bank 1 which is the rear converter.
Question Answered: vehicle stalls while driving; I stop and shut it down, and then it seems fine.
July 25, 2013, 01:48 PM
need to get this to a dealership. have a service bulletin 11-11-8 that may concern this problem. need to have codes run to see if this is related to your concern.
Question Answered: the air conditioning in my truck does not cool much.
July 25, 2013, 07:49 AM
the concern with it not cooling good is probably low refrigerant level. when air stops blowing out the vents is a vacuum concern. need to get it to a shop to have checked.
Question Answered: what makes the door adjar light stay on,and locks to operate abruptly?
July 23, 2013, 02:58 PM
door switch in one of the latches is stuck. try spraying wd40 into the latches at each door. open and close doors several times. will sometimes work. if not, take to a dealer. they can hookup and tell you which switch is bad.
Question Answered: Is there a way to trouble shoot the injector to find the cause of misfire
July 23, 2013, 02:56 PM
ford had a bad problem with the coils on this vehicle. service bulletins 05-16-02 and 05-22-08 discuss testing the coils. ford service computer can diag both the coils and the injectors.
Question Answered: why my windows wont go up or down?
July 23, 2013, 02:51 PM
you probably have a broken wire going to the driver side door. usually located in the rubber tube running between the door and the body. can spot the tube with the door open.
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Car Review: 2009 Hyundai Accent
August 01, 2013, 08:03 PM
Bought this car new. Was driving 150 miles a day back and forth to work. Needed a cheap car that had a long warranty as I was racking up miles on car I was driving pretty quick. Did normal maintenance up to 35k miles. Took to dealer with a/c problem. Compressor bad, headlights peeling chrome inside, trans slip in 3rd gear. Repaired all but the trans. Was told to drive it till trans went out and get it replaced. 55k now and still slips. Other than that, been a good car. Averages 35mpg on highway.
Car Review: 2000 Ford Expedition
August 01, 2013, 07:56 PM
Bought this Eddie Bauer Expedition in June. Had 78k miles on it. Was a trade in with a bad engine knock. Pulled oil pan, #8 rod bearing bad, crankshaft ok. Put it together, have put about 3k miles on it since repair. Drives good. Has 4x4 and air suspension. Not great on gas milage but try not to drive a lot. Great to pull with. Looking for third row seat as it was gone.
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