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2 years ago Ford changed #8 coil and charged $1200. Didn't tell me then about extended warranty. Just had local garage replace all 8 coils - still a problem. They think changing computer is only thing left. Will this help? What is approximate cost for this?

I was a proud owner of a 2002 Ford TBird--not now.
My car has less than 30K miles. The check engine light came on. First thought it was fuel cap - no. Light was steady and felt engine missing.
Took to dealer who explain he had experienced similar problem with same car type and it may be a coil issue.
Sign to pay $120 to diagnose why the engine light was on. Got call they would like to perform a coil stress test for an additional charge of 1.5 hour + 1.hour diag to find sensor short. This is in addition to the $120 I agree to find out why light was on.
First problems thought that was why I agree to pay $120???
This is all Greek to me but it was determined "DLC will not communicate with the Data Link Connector found DPFE sensor VREF concern." Bottomline: All 8 coil sensors need to be replaced along with all plugs. Parts needed Coil Asy - Ignition (8), Sensor asy; all spark plugs. Cost: Parts 1251.64, Labor 1085.88, tax $112.65+ $2700. Wow...then learned this is a common problem with the T-B and owners were notified--10yr/$100K Warranty. I'm original owner and was never notified. What recourse do I have against Ford? Where can I get my car fixed without being charged nearly $3,000???

I've the thermostat changed on my t-bird now the fan stays on all the time. It has never done that before. The dealer says there is nothing wrong. I've had the car for 12 years it has never done this before.

Our check engine light has been on since a guy (not a shop) changed our transmission a couple of years ago. The smog guy said it has to do with a sensor in the tranny..... $1200 to drop, replace the sensor and replace the fly wheel. It won't bring up a code again.

Battery is good but wont hold charge something is draining it

IS THEIR ANY ONE THAT WOULD PUT THE HEATET COTE IN AND HPW MUCH IT WOULD IT COST,PLEASE THE CHEAPEST PRICE, I HAVE ONLY 250.00dollars

Iam looking for someone to put it inn for me what Would it cost can you help me

I think maybe loose torque concerter

I have performed a diagnostic test which came back with a code of 30, which does not seem to exist anywhere.

COULD IT BE A SECURITY PROBLEM?

? is should i change valve or valve and solenoid light comes on for an hour than i dont see it for days than again for an hour so on and so on

new alternator, engine valve cover gasket replaced, new spark plug cable and plugs installed, mechanic replace throttle postilion sensor and replace with a Ford 2007 crown Victoria's throttle

have Sport pads with standard rotor. Pads seem to large. They extend up past the rotor, and are grinding on hub of rotor. Pads fit on sport rotor, which is taller and has a smaller hub. Problem there is sport rotor is to large to fit caliper bracket. What's up?

1977 tbird


I have a 97 Thunderbird too, and am having the same trouble. Hard to start and runs with a bad miss.
When I put it in gear it misses very bad and the engine sounds like it is about to through a rod. Rattles like crazy.
Has new plugs and I have been told it has a sticking valve. I added an additive to free up sticking lifters. Tomorrow I will
check the compression.
Does someone have any idea's on a fix?
Ron

As it warms up motor runs roughly and smoke and then after moment it dumps bunch of oil I hear what sounds like.vacum leak also it also seems like it's going through lots of gas

How can I repair this problem?

IT A 3.8 V6 OIL LOOK LIKE COMING FROM THE FRONT COULE IT BE THE CAM SHAFT SEAL COULD YOU HELP.??? THANKS

I can't g my o/d button to work on my 97 t-bird. The light doesn't come on either. Does anyone have any idea what the problem is?

My Tbird was running well before the replacement of the alternator, battery and the vale cover gasket change. Mechanic broke T birds throttle's so he replaced it with a early 2007 crown victora