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i have a 97 aerostar van. It is very dependable but the power steering has been leaking for a while. It has gotten really bad now. Can the rack be rebuilt?
sensor. it cuts off at stop lights and when making turns. when trying to re-start it, it sounds like it is sucking air. if it sets for 30 minutes to 1 hour it will crank back up, but still cuts off shortly after that.

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the 1993 Ford Aerostar 4.0L AWD has started shaking and vibrating very bad. Is there anyway to disengage the AWD without taking out the front driveshaft and transfer case??
is it exspensive to fix
well this would be the second time it done this but when i am driuving it will run fine but when im done driving and i wanna drive it will but when i come to a stop light an start slowing down to stop it will jerk an die out can you tell me why is this and what can i do.
theheater will not heat up I have changed the thermostat and flushed the radiator but still won't put out any heat the heater core is not leaking.
be it ac or heat, its defrost or off... no other settings work.. can I just hard fix it to vent , and my rear air only comes out on the floor HOT
I stick metal pin on driver side have someone raise lever while i try get rear cable out equalizer ,but does not provide any slack.
I van would start right up run for 5 seconds and cut off and you would here a backfiring kind of sound.I changed gasket from intake.It never started back up.
After it warms up it runs ok. Check engine light is on.
There is an elec. receptacle on the top of the compressor. I have no plug for it. Where can I find it and its source ?
floor it makes a winding sound and it hesitates but goes also the front end shakes really bad
will not start but the fuelpump is running all the time
van overheated, can see water running out from behind engine
happens all the time
should oil pump be replaced or is it just oil gauge going bad oil has never been bad as pressure! dosent leak and or use oil oil gauge goes wild high and low at time
Do you have a picture of the EGR valve location on this van
Seams like the fuel pump is not pumping fuel.
i was told that it needed new head gasket by mechanic. i'm disable and don't have money to pay for repair. van will no longer crank
I've replaced my lift gate hydrolics twice now, and both times they were not strong enough to deal with the weight of the lift gate. Is there any company out there that makes a stronger version that will accomodate how heavy this gate is?
I just spent an hour replacing a headlight bulb on the passenger side of my van (had to remove the air cleaner to do so) and now I am attempting to replace a the bulb in the cyclops in the rear. That's the high mounted brake light. I tried unscrewing the lens but it won't come out. Do I need to go at it from the interior? Does anyone have an exploded view?
i put on my cruse controlit willnot turn off my engine is raging
changed the fuel filter between the tank and motor does this also have the filter on the fuel pump in the gas tank if so how much to replace the filter
how do you connect a silonoid switch in a 94 ford arostar van
What could make my van die right back out when I start it up?
I am stiull soliciting expert opinion before I imvest any $$ in a crap shoot..that is..hoping a replacement unit would be any quieteer. My 95' Aerostar XLT 3 door has had a whining P/S unit since I bought it over 2 months and now, 1,500 miles ago, and still steers fine lock to lock with one fingher and no sounds or rough spots. However the P/S pump is a loud whining nuiscance. Can a Ford dealer fix it absolutely? I havew been told it is a gamble to invest in P/S repair for this era Ford and..and so.."just turn up the radio!!"
Why am I getting gas mixed with the oil? Every three days my engine oil level increases by a quart and I have to drain the excess gas, oil mixture.
2 months ago our front end has been shaking and popping when we'd drive veering to the right. We could make a turn without accelerating and it would NOT pop or shake. It only would shake and pop if the road turned to the right and we we driving at 30+ mph.

Last week we smelled electric burning and the inside dash lights,speedometer, and radio stopped working.Only one of the three fuses was blown when I replaced the blown fuse it sizzled, so I pulled it and the other two fuses. After pulling these 3 fuses We've not had any additional electrical problems.

Last night when we drove the van it began shaking uncontrollably (after running over a branch) when we would go faster than 20mph(even without turning). We drove it 8 miles home at 20mph without incident unless we went faster. The wheel is very loose feeling having to turn it a quarter turn to make the wheel turn at all. I looked underneath and both sides have black grease or oil like substance all over both half axle areas.

Is it just something easier like a front axle,tie rods,or CV joints that needs replaced or could there be a problem with the electronic 4 wheel drive system (which might have caused the electrical issues last week)? Is the electrical a coincidence? The problem is to get into the 4WD is a much bigger issue than having someone replace the axle. I am not sure how ELECTRIC 4WD works and how much of this could effect it. Advice?
How do you change the spark plugs in my 1991 ford aerostar. engine light keeps going off and on. I was told I my have a bad plug.
I own a 1991 ford areostar xlt elect.4 wheel dr. with a 4.o engine. when i apply the brakes or tun the steering wheel the shot shaft knuckles up like the suspension all move forward. I think the a frame bushings are bad and also the rear suspension bushings are bad. I'm not sure can u give me some advise. I cant drive it because the shaft u joint hits the starter violently.

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