Ford Repair and Maintenance
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Ford ProblemsSqueaks and Creaks Over Bumps and Turning
Squeaks and creaks heard while driving over bumps and turning can be caused be a couple common sources and should be carefully diagnosed. Possible weld issues on the lower control arms can cause the noise concerns and require repair kits for the lower control arms from Ford. A jounce bumper (bump stop) rubbing against dry strut plate can cause an abrasion noise from the strut area. In this case the strut assembly should be disassembled to lubricate the jounce bumper and then reinstalled.
Delamination of the diesel fuel tank can occur resulting in a loss of power due to debris clogging the fuel filters. In some cases the fuel injection pump and/or fuel injectors have also been damaged. Ford has issued a service bulletin (#
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
Ford QuestionsHow do I know if my vehicle needs a tune up? (1 answer)
Car is struggling for power when accelerating. Not sure what's causing it but thought I'd ask about a tune up.
Battery dead. When I jump it it cranks. If I leave it in park its runs for a few minutes then everything dies and I have to jump it again.... But when I put it in drive after starting, no matter if I floor the gas pedal, the revs rapidly decrease and it dies after driving about 10 yards.... What ...
Ford RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
Brake fluid may leak from the brake master cylinder into the brake booster assembly, resulting in a possible reduction or loss of braking. Dealers will replace the brake master cylinder and if necessary the brake booster free of charge to resolve the concern.
The vehicle's automatic transmission may shift unexpectedly and suddenly into first gear while driving, which can result in a loss of vehicle control, sudden slowing of the vehicle and possible transmission damage. Dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software free of charge to resolve the concern.