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US-based multinational carmaker with subsidiaries in Europe and Australia

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Which wires provide keep alive power to the PCM in 2012 Ford Escape?

I have code P1633 - as far as I've check all the fuses in the power distribution (engine fuse) box have continuity - I don't know how to test relays? Next up I want to check where the harness plugs ...
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Broken spark plug + Broken puller

My 2006 Ford Expedition 5.3L Triton 3-valve with ~140K miles has a broken spark plug in cylinder #3 (passenger side, 2nd from back). My mechanic tried a well-used puller, but it wouldn't grab. He then ...
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Ford Taurus 2004 3.0L

So i have been having trouble starting my 04 ford taurus. Checked the battery and it is fully charged. It was completely out of oil so i fixed that but still won't start. I just want to start my car.
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P2002 DPF code intermittent engine light F-350

The check engine light comes on and goes off on my 2008 F-350 6.4L The truck runs and tows (29' Toy Hauler camper) fine. I mainly drive it long distances and not around town. Getting around 11 mpg. ...
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What do the numbers 100 T300 mean on a Ford Transit?

I bought a used Ford Transit without an owner's manual, and it's marked with the 100 T300 on the side, what do they mean?
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Can y’all help me out. I have no idea what I’m doing

So I drive a Ford F-150 and this morning when I was on my way to work my truck was acting like it was losing power and it has been for a while but not to bad but this morning it was doing it bad. Well ...
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1998 Ford Expedition: Symptoms of dead battery while jumping

I'm attempting to get my 1998 Ford Expedition 5.4L V8 to start after sitting for a few months. Initially, the battery was dead, so I put it on my charger for a while. After the battery was charged I ...
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Ford Ranger 2008 AC works only on recycled air. Help?

I noticed my Ford Ranger was only blowing hot air when set to bring in outside air, regardless of the temperature outside or what my climate control is set to. I noticed (by accident) that if I turn ...
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How to remove accent/side light on Ford Focus mk2 headlight unit

Need to know how to remove the side running light on the headlight unit, located in the top corner of the unit on a ford focus mk2.5 Any help is appreciated
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What part of the headlight is this called?

Hi there. There is a light bulb in the very top right hand corner of this light and I dont know what it would be called as it isn't classed as a headlight Any help would be appreciated
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Could a vacuum leak cause a drop in manifold absolute pressure?

I've been doing some reading and speaking to a mechanic trying to diagnose a hesitation and rough idling issue. I think I've ruled out a vacuum leak by spraying flammable gas around the seals and not ...
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Gauge showing nearly into red

Gauge goes very quickly nearly into the red zone coolant in expansion tank is very hot Not boiled over nor any loss of fluid or leaks. Any ideas, Faulty stat? Gauge? Sender unit,?
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Is it a must that I torque down passenger side motor mount on 09 Ford Focus SE sedan?

What potential problems could occur if I tightened the passenger side motor mount by hand and didn't use a torque wrench? 09 Ford Focus SE sedan
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Ford 2002 escape pulls to the right in second gear

When driving my 2002 Ford escape and I'm pushing on the gas it accelerates in first gear and then second gear. Then, only in second gear it pulls hard to the right every time. When it shifts into ...
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2003 Mazda Tribute (Ford Escape) Front Clunk: Not the tie rods or ball joint

I've been frustrated by the clunk in the front of my car for the seven years since I bought it. Just recently it became incredibly loud when. Some details: Exclusively occurs when the Front Left tire ...
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01 Ranger clutch symptoms are sorta confusing me

I don't have much knowledge of this trucks history or how it was cared for, only that it's very close to 200k miles and probably wasn't cared for terribly well. Currently the clutch is causing me ...
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1988 T-Bird clicking sound when key is on

I accidentally drained my battery so I charged it and went to drive it car died when I went to drive. Now it makes a loud clicking noise and won't stay running. I don't think I put a good charge to ...
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Windshield Wipers turning on on their own

2012 Ford Focus SE My windshield wipers have been going crazy. The other day, after parking my car and taking the key out my windshield wipers turned on. Eventually they stopped after a few minutes. ...
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2014 Ford Escape Se 1.6 liter Ecoboost smell of fuel through Air vents

A smell of fuel while having a/c or heater on coming through Air vents. Inspected hoses and underneath engine and found no leaks. Somewhat looked underneath cowl for leaks, didn't see anything. I'm ...
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Ford Focus (06 Diesel) wouldn't start, now does

My Ford Focus want starting this morning or yesterday evening - turning over fine just not firing up. I was about to tow it to a mechanic but this evening, my wife tried it, still wouldn't work, ...
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Ford focus 2012 low beam turn off while car turned on

hello thanks for trying to help me.. The issue i have is that i just installed an Hid kit for a ford focus 2012 and while the car is off ignition the low beam work they turn on, but as soon as i turn ...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT rpms and idle issue

I need help my car like to idle around 500 in park and in gear. And when I drive and start accelerating it stops at 2000 rpms and doesn’t want to go anymore until I give it some more gas but then it ...
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2017 Ford Taurus AWD PTU oil change, how to?

Ford says fluid in PTU will last the life time of the vehicle. I donor believe that be true because all fluids need to be changed at some point.
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Torquing tie rod castle nut to proper specification pushes it past cotter pin hole [duplicate]

So I'm replacing the tie rod ends on my 2008 Ford fusion and torquing the castle nut to the proper specification, 37 foot pounds appears like it will push the castle nut past the cotter pin hole. I'm ...
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1997 ford e250 van oil in coolant but no coolant in oil

Recently my oil light keeps coming on. I checked the oil and there's none, but I don't see any leaks anywhere. It doesn't smoke, so I just added two quarts of oil. Light goes off and everything seems ...
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My 2006 f150 not moving when pressing gas

I have a 2006 f-150 auto and when I press the gas it revs but doesn't move then it moves suddenly after holding the gas for 2 secs. What is the problem?
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Ford F150 XL - How do the vehicle control modes work?

My 2018 F150 has multiple driving modes: Normal | Snow/Wet | Eco | Sport I understand Snow/Wet is for wet surfaces, etc, etc. But what exactly are they doing to the drive-train? What widgets ...
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Ford F150 XL - is there a hack for the radio?

I just purchased a 2018 Ford F150 XL crew cab. The radio is driving me insane. For example I can't play another directory of MP3s - while driving. For an 1 1/2 commute this is aggravating. I ...
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Ford Bantam 160i

Good day Our Ford Bantam 160i can't go into gear after starting, seems like the selector is the problem. What should I look for. Kind regards Anthony
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Ford 2006 xlt 3.0 transmission slips out

Any idea of the problem. SUV warms up and I drive 3 blocks and I loose drive and reverse. I let it sit for 30 minutes and I can drive again for 3 blocks and then loose drive and reverse. I stopped ...
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Ecosport auto gear shifting without pressing break or shift button

I'm facing an issue with my new EcoSport AT. Earlier when I need to shift between any gear, I had to press the clutch & gear shift button (present on gear) simultaneously. But lately I've ...
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How this particular hose works?

Anyone can explain how the "yellow" hose works? it seems to be 2 hose stack together in the middle. What connection is it and how is it works? Like where the vacuum flow inside those hose? The reason ...
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2007 Ford f150 unlock/lock button

I have not had this truck long I bought it a couple of weeks ago and the driver side unlock buttons work for the driver side only but the lock button works for both sides. I can only unlock the ...
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Ford Figo Starting trouble when engine is hot

I have a 2010 Ford Figo, The car wont restart after a drive. When the engines cools down it starts without any issue. Or else disconnecting and connecting the battery terminal makes it start again ...
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Side View Mirror Repair on 2014 Ford Edge

So i hit my side view mirror coming out of my garage the other day. The housing is completely in tact and not damaged at all. All the mechanics are working properly, i can still adjust the mirror ...
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Heat going cold when idling

I have a 2007 Ford Fusion awd v6, my heat is very hot when I’m driving but when I stop at a light or sit for a minute or so, it goes cold. I took it to the mechanic twice, I have got my warped cap ...
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1991 towncar brake light issues

Does anybody know of any electrical circuit retrofit plans involving gutting the fuse box located in the engine compartment next to the battery and installing a new circuit box in the trunk ...
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Heater will blow warm air then go to cold

I have an 01 Ford f150 with the 5.4 Triton, my heater has worked good untill a few days ago, at operating temp the heater will blow hot air but if I change it from defrost to anything eles or turn it ...
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Replacement ford fiesta radiator has extra hose

I own a ford fiesta mk6 car. I recently bought a replacement radiator. Unfortunately I think its for an older model or different variant (ST150?) Is it possible to use the new radiator in my old ...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6 headlights/interior lights failure

I changed my headlights (low/high/parking) to LED, didnt like though thay all worked. Then changed to Xenon HID Halogen, didnt like though they all worked. Change back to regular Halogen & now the ...
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Remove defrost vent for ford focus 2016 SE

I have difficulties in removing front defrost vent grills for ford focus SE 2016 because some small gravel(stones) Slipped into it. i tried to pull it but didn't work. i didn't find any clips or ...
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Ford Crown Victoria/Mercury Marauder LCM-like Electrical Problem

I have 2004 Mercury Marauder 4.6 V8 32V with an electrical problem that I have not been able to solve. Briefly, I spun a main bearing and had my engine rebuilt. Once the shop got everything back ...
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Ford water in engine

So the air filter has holes in the bottom of it and sucked up water into the air intake. The water mixed with the oil and caused the engine to start burning coolant. Ive drained the 97 ford ...
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Mechanic says rear differential is shot

Mechanic is saying rear differential is shot and needs replacing. Car hasn't been making any noises, actually only took it in to look at a leak in coolant reservoir. Wouldn't there be lots of ...
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Ford Fusion (uk) 1.4 TDCi power loss (revs top out early, loses speed on hills).. MAF? EGR? Turbo?

Latest update (5th March): Okay, so a friend and his mechanic friend with full diagnostic on his computer was able to take a look at the info from diagnostics, and also took a physical inspection on ...
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Ford F150 quirk

I just purchased a used black Ford F150 XL crew cab "convenience vehicle" from a dealer. Today my friend noticed that the drivers side door handles are chrome and the passenger side door handles are ...
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2010 ford taurus starting problems

I have a 2010 Ford Taurus. It will not crank. When turned to the start position I hear the click but it does nothing. I just replaced the battery 2 weeks ago. All lights, radio, and AC work, but car ...
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Will I have to replace my clutch?

I was in steadily moving traffic the other day and a weird smell was emitting from the car which I could only presume was the clutch. I pulled over in a near lay-by and turned the engine off. When I ...
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2003 Ford Escape Manual transmission diagnostic

Suddenly this morning something happened with my transmission. I was driving out of the driveway when suddenly it seems like the clutch is stuck open. I can shift in and out of gears while the motor ...
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03 f150 5.4 rich fuel and code PO406

Gents could use some help. Have an 03 f150 with a new 5.4 about 500 miles on it now. I had a po171 and 172 code and ended up doing a smoke test to find an injector 0 ring leaking and a vacuum leak at ...