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I replaced the front passenger caliper and all front pads because the brakes were shot. As im bleeding and refilling the brake lines fluid is coming out of the rear driverside tire . Again now my brakes 2 weeks later are to the floor and will not stop the vehicle . WHat is the problem? is it the rear wheel cylinder? Any help or comments would be greatly appreciated. gsujohnny@yahoo.com

Problem just started. Oil pressure gauge shows no oil. Checking oil at dipstick shows it's full. Valves began clicking loudly. Do I need new oil pump or could it be something clogged. What's the cost of replacing the oil pump.

truck will not go into gear at all when i put it in drive

I just bought an '04 Ford Explorer and the gas mileage is only ten mpg. I was told it would be 15/20 city/highway. Highway mileage is 18-19. When I was at the dealership the salesman checked the codes and all were ok except one EVAP code. The check engine light is not on.

Hi I have Explorer 4,0L with 60 000 mil
Where is the pcv valve
How to change transmission oil
Thank you Jimou

Front bumper is dented, front headlights is damaged on the inside and outside. Also the front driver side door makes noise when opening and closing.

What else can I do to fix my dash board lights if the problem is not the bulbs?

my drivers front door is getting to the point where it doesn't want to latch when closing. can the hinges be rebuilt with kits or do i need to replace the hinges. if i need to replace, i've been told that there are plates in the door jamb, behind the kick panel that will fall when you take the bolts out. fact or fiction? thank for the help

reads empty all the time. can you tell me how to diagnose this prob.?

I already replaced the rotors, but it still shakes when braking. overall it feels loose in the front end.

for a while it sounded like there was an air horn going off now months later its idle is jumping up about 200-400 rpm when i turn on the heater which only works on the high setting.

What needs to be done if my truck want catch when turning ignition? Battery is good. Suddenly stopped cranking up 6 months ago. No click or trying to turnover.

what happens to the transmission of the 2008 ford explorer when it stops working and it get hot? Does it not have dip stick to check the flood

Truck has not been driven much but started often. Started one day and ran/idled fine for about 15 minutes, then, just stopped. Now it won't start at all. What is the problem??? Checked the coil and it is not firing, just turns over. Any help on replacing coil would also be much appreciated. Also. while trying to figure this out, the EEC-IV Power distribution fuse kept blowing. ??? Please help.

HOW MUCH DOEA IT COST TO FIX THE RADIO? MY CD PLAYER FOIRST WENT OUT THEN THE NEXT DAY MY RADIO WENT OUT ALL TOGETHER.

how do u remove the rear axles they told me just remove the 4 bolts and use the sling hammer did that and it still dont want to come out please help

My temperature gauge moves just a little after the truck is warmed up. In other words is doesn't record the proper temp.
Is this an easy fix? The Ford dealer said it could be the sending unit on the engine. Thank You, RonP.

I'm driving on the freeway and pull off on the off ramp and the car just dies. It starts immeiataly and runs well after that. This has happened at one off ramp 3 times and at another off ramp once. Had the fuel filter ,plugs and wires changed. no difference. Has 100,000 miles.

Whenever i start up my 98 explorer the timing chain makes a clicking noise that gets worse if the car idles, but is barely noticeable while the car is in motion. Ive looked for estimates on how much it costs to replace the faulty timing chain(s) but they range from $500-$3000. Can someone give me an estimate?

The truck tirees pull when driving in rain.

I need to change the bulbs, bit can't see how to get to the bulbs. I opened the back door, but don't see a way to get into where the light bulb would be???

I hear a grinding noise when i accelerate my car. afriend pulled the plug to check ou the gear oil. The plug was close to dry and the color of the stuff on his finger was a gun metal gray. ??? maybe metal shavings??? can i clean this up put new gear oil, gasket seal on the diff. at home? Cost? or cost to have it done?

my pump is not working

when we turn rhe tempure from cold to hot we gt just cold air and a clicking sound

MY 2000 FORD HAS BEEN LEAKING ANTIFREEZE ALL OVER THE PLACE. THE MECH.SYAS i NEED FREEZER PLUGS AND A RADIATOR. MY CAR IS ALSO RUNNUNG HIGH AND THE THERMO IS PASS THE H SIGN. DO i NEED A THERMOSTATE OR NEW MOTOR. i NEED HELP. IAM A FEMALE AND DONOT WANT PEOPLE TO RIP ME OFF.

My code reader indicates a gross vapor leak. I replaced the fuel cap and reset the error (the error repeated). I used a vapor system smoke test tool and found a large leak at the Vent Valve but this valve is Normally Open. How can it be closed so that I can test the rest of the vapor lines? I plugged the purge valve outlet as I didn't know how to close that valve either.

everytime i turn on my heater it wont blow heat but cold air, also it makes a clicking noise,but makes no noise when i put on the air.

Every other time the drivers door is closed it locks on it's own. The automatic door locking system has been deactivated by using the door key pad. Also the drivers door lock doesn't work with the key.

my overdrive light flash when driving and cannot be turned off, but when I turn of the inition, it reset.

every time i turn it on there is this clicking