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Fixed Engine, Broke Blinker Relay

I just picked up my 2000 Ford Ranger from the shop after having the 2.4L engine replaced. The engine seems great so far, but the blinker relay won't stop ticking. It didn't do this at all before the ...
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Trying to find out if it was the head gasket or not

My 98 Ford Ranger's radiator cap stopped sealing the other day. It ran hot and started backfiring while I was trying to make it home. After I let it sit long enough for it to cool, I figured out that ...
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2006 Ford Explorer turns over then starts making clicking noise and completely stops everything

I have a 2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer. I just got the alternator changed, cost 450. I have no money to get anything else done. Yesterday we had a big storm come through and it’s now 30 degrees out. ...
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Axle spline on AWD damage

I went to replace a wheel bearing and noticed damage on the spline. The nut spun off fine, but I’m not sure if I should replace whole cv axle as well due to this. 2009 AWD FORD EDGE
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Galaxy Mk2, plastic thingy next to windshield

I have 2014 Ford Galaxy Mk2. The plastic strip (don't know the proper name for it in English) next to the windshield keeps coming off. The tabs that are supposed to hold it in place may be slightly ...
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What are these unused dash plugs on my E-350 (cutaway / bus)?

I opened up the dash on my 2012 Ford E-350 cutaway (with a Starcraft Allstar bus body) to replace the factory radio. In addition to the wire harnesses (and vacuum lines) for the HVAC, 12v plugs, and ...
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New solenoid is stuck

I just replaced the solenoid for a 1984 f250 pickup, and after starting it I noticed a strange noise. I turned the key off, but it was still cranking. Is there any reason why a brand new solenoid ...
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2011 Ford fiesta 1.6l manual transmission

I have a 2011 ford fiesta 1.6l manual 5 speed. My speedometer is working good but odometer and all other attached infos like the shift light, the miles per gallons or distance left to empty does not ...
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Starter issues on ford f150

i have replaced my starter 2 times in my 99 f150 4.2. Smoke came from the starter the first time. Now the starter just spins
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What could cause premature failure of a brand new alternator on my 2007 Ford Escape?

The (I believe original) alternator on my 2007 Ford Escape failed last month and was replaced with an alternator from FVP. The battery was tested and seemingly passed muster. Now, three weeks later, ...
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What are the ideal conditions for changing oil in a car engine?

I own a Ford Transit Connect 2012 1.8 TDCI and am planning on getting the engine oil changed. I can decide between two mechanics. The first one is about an hour away. The other one is only about 10 ...
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Engine vibrating when idling after driving

I've recently had an issue happening off and on where the engine will begin vibrating when I slow to idle after driving. The issue does not occur during idle after turning on the car, only after I ...
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What (paint)care can I provide to a brand new car before driving off the dealership?

I was looking to walk in with a Ceramic Spray Wax and spray it on the white car before driving it off the lot. But the ceramic spray wax needs water to start working - can't really hose it off at the ...
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1996 Ford F150 (OBD2) fails AZ emissions due to "disabled" EVAP

My 1996 F150 with OBD2 is failing Arizona emissions due to disabled EVAP system. I did not disable it and don't know how it would have been disabled. There is an EVAP canister present though. The ...
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Ford Edge SE 2016 Wheel Noise

Have a Ford Edge SE 2016 where while driving,there is this rattling sound from the right rear tire. This only happens when we reach about 55 miles per hour and above. My assumption is the brake pads ...
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What is this part in this 1956 Ford Fairlane in the picture?

I went to a junkyard and saw a 1956 Ford Fairlane with the Y-Block V8. But i couldnt understand what this part circled in yellow could be, does anybody know what this part is and what it does?
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Need radio code for Ford Fiesta 2011

Can anybody help with code for Fiesta 11
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Putting a tire wider than the original one

I bought a Honda Accord 2007 that comes with 215/50R17 tires. I found that the previous owner changed the back steel rims to Ford rims with tire size (225/50R17). Thus my question is, can I change the ...
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Have a Ford F250 6.7 superduty 2011 want to change the serpentine belt but having trouble getting the connector to the fan [closed]

Ford F250 super duty 2011. need to disconnect connector to the fan in order to change the serpentine belt. Do not know how to disconnect this connector. Help
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My car randomly won’t start

Don’t know if my transponder is going out in my key or if it’s a fuse can some one help. When I try to start the car the millage area goes from numbers to dashes - - and the starter never turns.
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1993 Ford Explorer wheel and hub came off while driving

Long story short my front driver-side wheel came off while i was driving and flew off a cliff where i was unable to retrieve it (not for lack of effort). But it took the hub and the disc with it, i ...
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Can anyone offer advice on MUTILPLE codes all seeming to deal with my transmission

2001 Ford Taurus Wagon with 124K miles Duratec engine Drive car yesterday and everything seemed fine. Came home and parked it like always. Today the car runs but both the check engine light and the ...
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Ignition wire for my 1964 Ford Thunderbird

I have a 1964 Ford Thunderbird on my car stereo I only have one power wire I assume it does to the ignition can I run my new car stereo on just the ignition power or will I need to run a new wire from ...
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Ford Focus 2 alternator not chargin battery

I own a Ford Focus 2.0L Duratec(European version). Since some days ago I noticed a slight noise, like a very little vacuum cleaner and the alternator is not charging, for some moments I have 13.2V, ...
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Loss of power and burning Smell

I have a ford focus mk2 2006 1.6l petrol/gasoline hatchback, manual. This morning i was driving normally but the car wouldnt go up 40km/h in any gear no matter how hard i pressed the gas pedal the rpm ...
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2012 Ford Fiesta overheating

Hello so let me start by saying I am not a mechanic but more of a tinker. With that out of the way, my car overheated on the highway and the thin head gasket blew, I replaced the head gasket in my ...
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2006 ford explorer 4.6 v8 radiator replacement

I am installing a new radiator and so far everything has gone smoothly but i cannot get the feet to line up with the slots that they go into on the radiator bracket. It feels like there is a lip that ...
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Ford Ka - blowing hot air after new alternator was fitted

Hi I have had a new alternator fitted today, I have had the car back and drove it and turned on the cold air in my car and its just blowing out hot air, I never had this issue before the new ...
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'04 Ford Escape A/C is blowing ice cold air while driving but not idling

I own a 2004 Ford Escape V6 2wd, that has good R-134 refrigerate levels, blows ice cold air while driving or when A/C has been turned on while idling (ex. Like sitting in a parking lot) but once it's ...
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2015 Escape Ford Sync error - What the heck is this error icon?

I have a 2015 Ford Escape with the non-touch Sync. After working sporadically for the past year or so, my Aux input/USB/Bluetooth have completely stopped working. If I press the "Media" ...
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Engine reving harmful or beneficial

Older, loud running truck; I was curious why people rev up the engine when working/troubleshooting vehicles. Is it damaging to the engine to rev it up really high for more than 30 min.?
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Is it safe to drive Ford Fusion 2006 1.6 tdci with broken power steering pump

My power steering pump has failed on mentioned ford model and steering is harder but drivable. Is it safe to drive around 1000 miles with this issue, since I have no time to repair it and have already ...
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2002 Ford focus zts struggling to run/stay on after hitting puddle

I drive a 2002 ford focus zts, it has 188,000 miles. I hit a 1 foot deep puddle, my car drove fine immediately after, I drove about 5 miles and parked it for a couple hours then went to start it and ...
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Put in a new clutch

I bought a 93 idi the clutch was bad so I replaced it with a new one and s throw out bearing when I got everything put back together started the truck up and put it into gear and the truck won’t move ...
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Ford Fusion 2015 SE 2.5: Amplifier 12Volt wiring from Fuse

Hay friends, I setup a small amp 2x~60 Watt for factory missing 2 rear speakers on Fusion 2015-SE (I added speakers myself) and there might be "~6A" current usage from the amp. I found that ...
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engine replacement wont start

can anyone help please changed engine on a 59 reg focus 1.8tdci could not find a good one anywhere near so ive got an 08 tdci as replacement same engine code kkda noticed while swapping the 08 has a ...
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Idle speed on Ford KN Laser 1999 Auto switches between 1500 and 900 RPM

Ever since I've had my 99 Ford KN Laser Auto, I've been plagued with idling issues. When I first got it, it was barely idling at about 500 RPM. I've replaced the plugs, TPS and crank sensor after it ...
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Is There Any Way To Remove This From My Car?

I crashed my car into a wall, and now this white stuff is stuck on my car. I’m almost certain it isn’t the paint, the white stuff is peeling but some parts just won’t budge
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Ford E150 1994 stalling rough idling and shaking

Having an issue with a Ford E150 1994 van . The issue is that the van stalls , has rough idle and shakes a lot. once the gear is put into drive. I tried a few things I replaced the air intake control ...
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How to open Ford PCM

I have a 2008 Sport Trac with a dying PCM whose symptoms overwhelmingly suggest that it has one or more bad electrolytic capacitors. It's likely to be an easy repair... assuming I can figure out how ...
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Is it ok to change solid drive shaft to a compression

Im changing my drive shaft on my 95 f150 and it has a solid shaft the parts store only as compression shafts is that ok or do i need to have one made
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What may cause issues across multiple systems?

I have a 2003 Ford Taurus SES, and I am experiencing issues across multiple systems. I believe that the problem may be with the electrical systems, but fuses, battery, and alternator are all good. It ...
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Jacking up a Mk1 Ford Focus around its pinch welds

I wanted to get a trolley jack and a pair of axle stands so I can do work under the car. It has pinch welds all along the sills, and looking at the Ford manual and the Haynes book, that is where I ...
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Remove Mood Lighting on 1994 Ford Econoline E150 Magnum van

I will be removing the Mood Lighting . Do I need to disconnect the battery for that? It is possible I might still use some of it and redirect it to my solar energy. I would appreciate any help I can ...
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Focus mk1 1.8 tdci - hypothetical question about timing belt failure

For a Ford Focus mk1, 1.8 tdci, 74kw from 2004, I see that the timing belt only links the camshaft to the fuel pump. The crankshaft and the camshaft are linked through a chain. Therefore, I was ...
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ABS light on intermittently - no error codes

I had this problem ever since I bought my car 7-8 years ago. The ABS light turns on rather randomly. Sometimes it stays off for months. Sometimes it turns on and of multiple times per day. It's a Ford ...
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2002 Ford Escape: Flushed system, new compressor, topped off with oil and coolant, still not blowing cold air

It kind of worked last year but barely. Yesterday I flushed the system by Flushing AC cleaning solvent from the high end out the low end. I did not disconnect the hose but instead pushed the pin in ...
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What is the name of a default closed switch?

I have a 2005 Ford Excursion. It has a parking sensor which beeps when it senses something close to the rear bumper. When pulling a trailer, it beeps every time I put it in reverse. I can turn it off, ...
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66 mustang Speedo conversion 289 V-8 C-4 Automatic Trans

Put a set of electric gauge set From new vintage also got the 16 pulse generator to put in the trans for the speedometer when i had the cable drive stet up in there with the manual speedometer had bad ...
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Why is my Ford Ecosport petrol engine sputtering sporadically?

I have a 2013 Ford Ecosport 1.0L petrol engine. It is turbocharged. Recently, around the time of my 120000 km service, I noticed that the car would sporadically sputter. The sputtering happens at ...

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