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2011 Ford Escape Liftgate won't open after replacing the actuator

I replaced the liftgate actuator on my 2011 Ford Escape. I tested it and the liftgate opened normally, so it seemed to work fine. After about two hours I went out to open it and it won't open. The ...
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2019 ford explorer sport APIM replacement [closed]

Can anybody tell me how many book hours it pays to replace the APIM on a 2019 explorer sport?
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Model T Mileage

What is the mileage of a Ford Model T. A friend once told me they get 1 km out of 12 liters of gas, which seemed about right to me since technology wasn't what it is now. But now I read on Wikipedia ...
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How to determing between Valve knock or Rod knock?

I've got an almost completely rebuilt 2002 Ford Focus 2.0L Split Port Engine and its got a knock. I'm having a hard time figuring out if its valve knock or rod knock. To add some background, I had ...
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Ford Focus 2010 1.6 'Engine malfunction' warning and no power

Driving today was fine for maybe a mile until I joined the motorway(highway). Once I was building up speed it came up with 'engine malfunction' on the display with the alarm sound and then started ...
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My 99 F150 RWD has the P0171 code for its running lean any idea where to start

I got the tool to see why my engine light is on and is running lean. It returns a P0171 code. Any idea where to start diagnosing this?
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty 7.3L Slow Acceleration When Cold

I have a 1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty 7.3L. The problem I'm having is that as we approach winter and the nights get colder, my vehicle is accelerating very slowly. For example, if I'm going down the ...
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Unknown Part For '78 Lincoln

I recently changed the Ignition Control Module on my 1978 Lincoln Continental. This part was mounted onto the ICM and plugs directly into it. I have gone to the Lincoln/Ford dealership, visited ...
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How long will battery last if disconnected at full charge during winter?

My car won't be driven during the winter, so from about November through March (5 months) it will sit idle. If I disconnect the negative terminal on the car battery when it's at full charge, should I ...
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A/c gauge temp doing weird. Sky coupe gt 350

I have a gt350 coupe and I know when I am parked with the a/c on it will overheat in an hour, so I need to turn a/c off. But this time while driving the temperature gauge started going down, not ...
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Ford Focus 1.6 Diesel hissing noise

My 2010 Ford Focus zetec 1.6 Diesel Tdci sounds like it's hissing when it's cold. Once it's up to temp dissapears. I've only had the car a few weeks so is all new to me(cars in general). The car ...
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Oil ventilation causing worrying noise

The car is a 2001 Ford Mondeo with a 2.5L V6 Duratec. The hose that goes from one of the heads back to the intake (oil ventilation) had a worm clamp in the middle of it, 'strangulating' it. The hose ...
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2017 ford fusion energi stop safely now problem -battery disabled

displays stop safely now triangle than shuts down immediatley. hi energi battery disabled and energi icon shows zero and wont ever show it charging. also plug in light ring on fender flashes when ...
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OBS Ford fuel quantity discrepancy

I recently purchased a 1997 Ford F-250 Heavy Duty with the 7.3L Powerstroke diesel and 212k miles on it. Two fuel tanks (front and rear) with a two-way selector on the dash. When I drove it off the ...
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2010 Ford focus Zetec 1.6 Diesel U0073 DTC

I've had my 2010 Ford Focus Zetec 1.6 TDCi for a week now. There is the DTC U0073 (control module communication Bus 'A' off) on it. There is no issues with the car,no warning lights on dash, drive is ...
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Intermittent juddering sensation felt through the pedal on moderate braking

Sometimes, but not always, when braking fairly gently (e.g. approaching a red traffic light) I feel a juddering or pulsing vibration sensation through the pedal. As I slow, the frequency slows, and I ...
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Replacing rubber drain plug gasket with a crush washer

I changed my oil today, and replaced the rubber gasket that was starting to deteriorate with a crush washer. I was unable to find any info if this was acceptable, but I did see that similar washers ...
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Spark plug fell into cylinder and I can't get out

This is a on a 2016 1.6L Ford Escape. In picture 1 you can see the spark plug in trouble - it is too deep for some reason, we got the old one out but when we put in the new one, it fell too deep. The ...
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Is it possible to swap out the v6 in my 2019 Ford f 150 XL rwd with a 4.6 v8 2 valve engine?

Can I swap out the v6 in my 2019 Ford f150 xl regular cab to a 4.6 v8 2 valve engine? Will the wiring, plumbing,drive train and exhaust be needed to changed as well? And if so what kind of the wiring, ...
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What is this frame(?) piece and/or where could I find out?

1994 Ford F-150...4x4...5.8L...Automatic This is looking straight back from just under the front bumper on the driver's side. The coiled tube on the left side of the picture is housed/inset into a ...
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Dealership won't communicate with me, at all. Any advice?

My Ford truck broke down five days ago (alternator trouble). I had it towed to my Ford dealership and confirmed with the towing company that the tow was completed. I called the dealership beforehand ...
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Accidentally left car idling for 14 hours. What are possible consequences from this?

I have an 08 ford focus that I haven't been driving. I just turn it on and let it run for about 30 minutes every few weeks so that it's not just sitting. One time I left it running in the parking lot ...
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Stalling / Won't start

2010 Ford Focus. Car stalls when running air conditioner; running 55 mph,and car shuts off, not good.. Car won't start when it gets hot. On going. Changed crank shaft sensor twice, relay switch in in ...
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2008 4.6L mustang

I have been looking for spark plugs for the old H code engine. It is a fine thread and used a 5/8 socket. Its a 2008 ford gt mustang. Any ideas of what soark plug would work? Thank you in advance
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I need a code for my ford focus radio 6000CD - SECURITY CODED!

Please help me, I need a code for my ford radio Serial number: 24640690091 SAM MODEL NO. 14790921
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Using wheels with fewer holes

I have a ford E350 van with 8-hole (8-lug?) wheels. On short notice I need to find some steel rims on which I can travel at a short distance (50 meters) at a low speed (< 10 Km/h). It is difficult ...
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No start no crank no clicks and no idea why 87 ford f-150

I recently replaced my starter and the solenoid and now my truck will not start when I turn the key. I'm getting power and my lights and electronics are working fine but there's nothing on the ...
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Inspection Not Ready ( 02, 02 heater, cat)

2006 Ford F150 Battery was unplugged before car was purchased. I bought it and put 300+ miles on it and still see those 3 sensors not ready. No codes. Replace all 02 sensors? Diagnose with mech for ...
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1995 Ford Aerostar van, AW hi, 4.0, 140,000 miles, white smoke with no smell under hard acceleration

1995 Ford Aerostar van, AWD, 4.0, 140,000 miles. On a recent trip leaving Vegas pulling a pretty good load with the outside temperature 110 and with the AC and cruise on while pulling a pretty good ...
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Rear central locking and alarm problems

My car has been driving me crazy, I have a Mondeo 57 plate titanium x, 2l diesel. The CPU needed reprogramming before I even drove it but when you're given it for free... Any way a couple of days ...
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Bf falcon trying to skid

i tried doing a skid and burnout i put my foot all the way down on the brake and accelerator with traction control off tried multiple times nothing happen expect when i went to a dirt road it worked ...
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2000 Ford Excursion 5.4L 2wd

Reduced cold air flow from a/c I replaced the fan 2 replaced a/c resistor Clean ac evaporative coil in behind fan. Cleaned front evaporate coils in front of radiator Both with lye mix commercially ...
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2014 Ford Focus a/c

My partner has a 1.6TDCI 2014 Focus and all was well till the aircon stopped producing cold air. The system has gas and has no leaks, this was tested by a local garage. The issue is that the clutch ...
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Slight one time rubbing noise in the rear of car

When I start driving my Ford Expedition 2013,I hear a one time slight rubbing/ grinding noise seemingly from the rear when the vehicle reaches 20 km/h. Its not a continuous noise.Please help. ...
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2001 ford f250 superduty 5.4v8 radio 12volt accessory wire dead

so I've been trying to wire a new head unit into my truck and the previous owner cut the factory wiring harness off. I was going threw diagnosing what wire is what and I got to my 12v acc wire and ...
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Shifter-related symptoms on 2008 Escape

I've had a collection of symptoms recently; I think that they're related, but it's difficult to search the whole set at once. reversed down my driveway, put it into D, but was still in neutral ...
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Steering safety precautions on a Ford Van

So I got some steering issues with my E150 Ford van from 1998 with a 5.4 v8 in it. It kinda groans and creaks like a giant wooden ship from the 1600s when ya turn it. Somebody on here was tellin me I ...
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Keeping a device in cigarette lighter

I own a Ford Fiesta 2006 when my car is turned off my cigarette lighter stays on as I only have one I use a 3 way cigarette lighter plug splitter adapter I use one port for the dash cam and one for an ...
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Ford Fusion 2007 3.0 rpms jumping

I have this weird behavior on my car. It began with the rpms going down and up occasionally and sometimes stalling. After some resarch I tought it cloud be the throttle body so I cleaned it and ...
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Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi Zetec - hood won't open

I have a problem with the hood release mechanism of my Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi Zetec (58 reg). The hood release cable in the driver footwell offers resistance but fails to pop the hood as usual. I have ...
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What's the deal with window tint? [duplicate]

I got a Ford van. 5.4 v8 1998 e150. It has all kinda of deluxe features on it like power windows and seats. It even has a seat with a coaxial cable output on it for the vcr. Anyway... one of those ...
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2007 Ford Taurus Starter spins sometimes doesn't engage

This problem been going on for 180,000 miles. Starter first replaced in warranty "Twice" under 20,000 miles at a Ford dealership. Ford dealership said there was nothing they could do after ...
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Repairing rusted-out parking brake bracket on 2001 Ford F150

I'd like to repair the parking/emergency brake on a 2001 Ford F-150 XLT pickup. The front bracket has failed due to body rust. No local body shop is interested in performing the repair, and with a ...
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2011 Ford F-150 Lariat A/C problem

A/C problems. Won’t come on sometimes only when I hit a bump. Could something be loose?
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Sad, whiny, stressed out, constipated noise when AC is on. Is it dangerous?

Another hot one today... I noticed in my Ford 5.4 v8 1998 van, when my AC is in the process of workin (like in the time between when it clicks on and clicks off), if I'm driving at certain speeds (...
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“Upper intake gasket” on a 2008 Mustang v8 seems impossible to get? [closed]

On a 2008 Mustang GT, there's a small coolant leak, turns out in the heater unit. Easy to fix but to get at that the mechanics have to remove the top stuff, SO, it seems the "upper intake gasket&...
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AC works better when driving than when not driving

The weather outside today was more muggy than a 20 ounce mug with a pugs mug printed on it... being acquired in a mugging incident. I mean it was hot. Hotter than a hot place. So... in my '98 Ford ...
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Ford steering restoration

I just got a used 5.4 v8 Ford van from 1998. It's rear wheel drive. It doesn't feel like a new vehicle no more. I'm suspectin that a big reason for that it is that the front wheels and all the stuff ...
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What is “transmission slip ratio” and is it normal to have anything other than 1.0?

I got a 5.4 Ford econoline 1998 edition. I got me a odb2 code readin app with the bluetooth on it... and I also paid extra to unlock the premium Ford specific data... all kinds of stuff in there. In ...
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What's goin on with the right front wheel of my van?

I was drivin yesterday and all sudden a sound happened that I didn't like. It was kindof like brake noise... a light squeek... but also kinda like that slippin belt sound like when people start their ...

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