bmdouble

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Senior Master Ford technician,hybrid vehicle certified,20yrs exp. specializing in electrical,driveability repairs.
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Question Answered: I can't shift my gear out of park.
August 11, 2010, 08:50 PM
I do alot of stop light switches for this concern,check to see if your brake lights operate.if not check for power into the switch,then press the brake and check for power out of the switch.
Question Answered: fuel gauge shows full tank, but it is 1/2 a tank
August 11, 2010, 08:43 PM
more than likely your vehicle is a flex fuel model.under the driver's side of the dash is a flex fuel module that is very notorious for this exact concern.it is about 2 inch square black plastic with a small metal bracket that bolts to the center dash frame.
Question Answered: what is the price for a rebild batterie for my car?
August 10, 2010, 10:49 PM
New high voltage battery assembly is 10,000 dollars.I do not know of a rebuilt unit availability.
Question Answered: brake system have problem
August 10, 2010, 10:47 PM
could be as simple as an engine compartment battery,or as complex as an abs module.you need to take it to a dealer to retrieve the trouble codes stored in the system.we need these codes to begin our diagnostic process,otherwise we would just be guessing.
Question Answered: how do i rerset maintance light in my 2006 escape
August 10, 2010, 10:44 PM
the wrench light indicates a concern with the powertrain,engine or trans. there should be a trouble code stored in one or more modules.you will need to take it to a dealer and have it scanned to see what it needs.
Question Answered: recharging battery
August 10, 2010, 10:41 PM
last time I checked it was 10,000 dollars retail plus about 300.00 dollars labor.
Question Answered: engine runs rough at 1500 rpm.
August 10, 2010, 10:35 PM
It sounds similar to an exhaust restriction.put a vacuum gauge on a vacuum line and rap the throttle while in park.the vacuum should snap back to what it was at idle.if it moves slowly to the reading at idle you have a restriction.also the baro pid is a telltale sign(if you have a scan tool available)anything in the 149hz and below is also an indicator.or if you have access to a backpressure gauge,should not read above 3psi.good luck!
Question Answered: Engine stalls
August 10, 2010, 10:27 PM
check for vacuum leaks,mainly the pcv tube behind the throttle body.very common!
Question Answered: when do you tune -up this truck
August 09, 2010, 06:20 PM
usually at about 60-70,000 miles the spark plugs start breaking down and is a good time to change them before you destroy your catalytic converters with a misfiring engine.
Question Answered: Engine gauge cluster
August 09, 2010, 06:02 PM
when the voltage to the cluster drops below a preset point,it will prove out.sounds like a battery that is weak.
Problem Reported: Intermittent high idle due to TPS faliure
December 08, 2013, 10:46 PM
Problem Reported: Humming noise from intake due to Faulty IAC
December 08, 2013, 09:56 PM
Problem Reported: Interior lights inop due to short in wiring
December 08, 2013, 08:39 PM
Problem Reported: Fuel filling issues due to manufacturing defect in fuel tank
December 07, 2013, 10:51 PM

According to TSB 05-15-12

Some 2005 Mustang vehicles built before 4/26/2005, may exhibit the fuel tank being slow or difficult to fill. The condition may be described as, repeated rapid shut-offs of the filling station pump nozzle, or multiple nozzle shut-offs when attempting to fill the fuel tank. The condition may be due to the tank vapor venting system inside the fuel tank.

Some pump nozzle shut-offs may be due to the filling station pump delivering the fuel too quickly. This is normal.

A new fuel tank with a revised design is available.

Problem Reported: No start and theft light flashing, due to damaged wiring.
November 19, 2013, 11:55 AM
Problem Reported: power window pops when going up
November 16, 2013, 10:49 PM
Problem Reported: Engine stalling intermittently, due to faulty crank sensor
November 16, 2013, 08:46 PM
Problem Reported: engine oil leaks
November 16, 2013, 08:41 PM
Car Review: 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid
August 18, 2010, 09:57 PM
only a couple of issues,1. coolant pump failure. 2. auxiliary blend door actuator failure. both issues will cause vehicle to enter failure management mode,wrench light on,vehicle will barely move.other than these concerns,the only thing I do on these vehicles is scheduled maintenance.
Car Review: 1999 BMW 528i
August 11, 2010, 09:26 PM
Have had minor problems which were resolved inexpensively.car handles as if it were 1000lbs lighter than it actually is.great gas mileage,timeless looks,and very fun to drive!
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