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2012 Ford F-150 Rust

I have a 2012 Ford F-150 that's starting to show a bit of rust, primarily on the front and rear bumpers and then on the undercarriage of the body below the doors. I have a few questions on this: ...
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Does a puddle of Seafoam cleaner indicate a vacuum leak?

Engine is "skipping", cutting out or what seems like a misfire (?) every once and a while. (Even more so when the AC is on). To start, did the SeaFoam throttle body cleaner, as shown here: How ...
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2006 ford mustang v6 electrical issues

I have my mustang and everytime I switch the car on my windows work, radio, lights and everything else... when I start my engine, I lose control of windows (can't put up or down), manual night light ...
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Battery light is on causing problems with audio system

I have a 2004 mustang GT with the 4.6L N/A V8 and I am having some troubles. My car had some issues about a month ago. And I had to replace the intake manifold the alternator the water pump and the ...
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Is a battery charger worth it?

I have a parasitic drain on my car battery. I have a fairly old Ford Fiesta brought from a second hand garage a year ago. It has a new battery. I went to one garage who did a diagnostic test and said ...
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Engine goes off figo desel

My car Ford figo stops after 20- 15 minutes again I have to wait for 10 to 15 minutes to re start. But if stops when I press the excellerate palde
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2001 Ford Taurus Leaking Coolant

I have a 2001 Ford Taurus that leaks coolant when driving. The car can be idling, and I can rev the engine, but it won't leak coolant then. Only when I'm driving. The coolant hits some hot part of the ...
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2012 Ford Escape Brake Grinding/Crunch Noise

I have a 2012 Ford Escape that is a front wheel drive, which recently started to make a grinding sound when braking. The brakes are brand new, less than 10,000km. My brakes used to make a horrible ...
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2005 F250 Turbo Diesel Starts Rough

When it starts it takes a few cranks to get going, and it overall starts pretty rough. I was told that I could turn the key almost to ignition until the humming stops x3 and then start it to stop this ...
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2012 Ford Fusion Idling Rough

So I got my Fusion about 4 years ago and for about 2 and a half to 3 years, I've been having an issue where it will idle pretty roughly at stop lights and such. However, it RARELY does it at the first ...
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Ford Focus Overheating, but then not

I have a 2003 Ford Focus that I purchased in 2012. It has continually been having overheating issues, and I have replaced the radiator, thermostat, water pump, timing belt and hoses. It was fine until ...
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2011 1.2 fiesta ac not cool & temperature light

I was driving my car and the ac started to blow uncool air and light came up for the temperature which only stayed on for a short time. This happened after going through a drive through with having ...
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Reversing camera

My wife owns a Ford Fiesta 1.6 d it has factory fitted reversing camera with the monitor being interior mirror however the last 6 months we have been getting a blue screen when going into reverse.so I ...
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New battery dead after 48 hours

My 3 yr old battery went dead and would not jump off. Replaced it. After 48 hours it was dead. Jumped it off. Held charge another 10 hrs. Dead again. Took to a shop. They replaced the negative cable ...
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Ford Mondeo Headlamp bulbs

I have a 2008 Ford Mondeo Petrol. I changed the headlamp bulbs yesterday and they worked fine with engine turned off. Today they only work when the engine is turned on. Can't understand why. Any ...
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2012 Ford Escape A/C blowing hot and lowest blower speed not working

My A/C started blowing hot air intermittently the other day. Of course, the day I take it in to the mechanic it starts to work like normal. My mechanic said there were no issues he could find except ...
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'91 Ranger Radio Circuit Board

I want to disable the tape deck from my '91 Ford Ranger factory stereo, and solder an AUX cable in its place. I took the radio apart, and to to get to the top of the board and find the labeled ...
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Ford Edge 2013 Right headlight not working - fuse okay

2013 Ford Edge SEL in Canada (DRL is the highbeam at lower voltage) Right side light started, weeks ago, with flickering while the car was turning to start, but stops flickering and works fine ...
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Brake pads Discs rotation

Had some vibration on a turn wheel while pressing my brake Mechanic Shop told me i need to replace my front pods and discs , Took it to a Pep boys for a second opinion and they said ...
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Opening a stuck hood in Ford Fiesta mk6

First of all I'm new to this sub stackexchange, and an even more of a noob when it comes to car maintenance or repair, so please be patient. I have a Ford Fiesta mk6, and the hood just won't open now....
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What is this key hole used for, it is located under my hand brake(See the attached picture)

I own a 2003 Ford Focus, made for EU and I wonder for what is this key hole designed for.
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Is this tire dangerous to drive with or is it driveable. Only one that has damage

Mustang 2011 don’t know how this happened to this one tire. Recently purchased the car, maybe happened when driving over potholes don’t know. Had this car for 3 weeks so far and noticed I had this ...
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Ford Fiesta 1.6 i manual 2009 - oil in water bottle [duplicate]

Yesterday at the garage after the usual checks the petrol attendant advised me that there is oil in my car's water bottle (which looks like milky brownish something) I did not have any warning lights ...
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Ford 4600 diesel tractor

I have a Ford 4600 tractor (3 cylinder diesel) that I have had for a few years. I have replaced the starter, alternator, cleaned up the contacts, changed parts of the electrical system, etc and ...
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Cannot find the paint color on Ford Focus 2003

I'm searching for paint to paint my replacement bumper on my European 2003 Ford Focus 4 door Berline and I cannot find the paint code in any list online This is the plaque that was under the hood (was ...
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Are these bolts welded on to my 2007 Ford Taurus catalytic converter

I've got a failed flex pipe on my Taurus, and I'm having some trouble removing it for repair. The flex pipe is part of the rear catalytic converter assembly, and it's held on by two bolts at the ...
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2014 Ford Escape - High engine temperature on start

It was a hot day today - around 90f, and the car was parked outside. As we were getting ready to leave, I did the remote start. We get in the car about 5 minutes later. Right As I’m about to start the ...
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Loud thumping sound coming from dash when turning key

I have a 2010 Ford escape and just noticed this morning that when I turn the key, there is a loud thumping noise coming from the dash. It only thumps about 4 times then is done. It doesn't do it when ...
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Ford Transit - ABS Pump no power

I have a 2.2 FWD Ford Transit from 2009. My ABS/ESP and the red brake warning is on as well. When reading the error codes I normally don't get any ABS related codes. But when erasing the error codes,...
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Ford Escape Hybrid - “Stop Safely Now” messages

In Brief In my 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid, the car will occasionally jump to a noticeable decrease in power and display a "Stop Safely Now" message. I have to restart the car to resolve. But how can I ...
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Starter spins but doesn't engage flywheel

I was wondering if y'all could help me with this recurring problem. My 1983 Ford F-350 has had a starter problem for the past couple of months. After a week or so of installing a new starter and ...
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2014 Ford Focus won't start at all

My vehicle died on me suddenly on the road today. It was stuttering for a few minutes hard prior to it dying. When I tried to jump it nothing happened at all, not a click, not a turn over, anything. ...
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2014 Ford Fusion SE knocking noise

There has been this knocking noise coming from my left rear side/tire. I don’t remember exactly when it started but I can say it has to be about 3-4 months already. It started out as small noise but ...
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Intermittent loss of electrical power on a Ford Mustang

This is a 1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6. Electrical power completely shuts down and comes back on, the dashboard lights and gauges go crazy. I put in a new battery, alternator and negative cable and ...
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Rewiring an engine

I have a 1987 Ford Ranger with an LL23 engine in the garage. I've been able to short the starter to the battery and get a compression test done. Mechanically the engine is good. The problem is, ...
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Is a burning rubber smell normal on a new car?

I am in the process of buying a new Ford Focus (7 miles on the clock). The first time I turned on the dash lit up with oil pressure warnings and the garage had to replace the Oil Pressure Switch (I ...
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Ford Ranger stuck in 4wd (hi)

I have an '02 Ford Ranger with the 4x4 Off-Road package with a 5-speed manual transmission. I can also shift with a physical stick between 2wd, 4hi, neutral, and 4lo. I had put it into 4lo while ...
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Ford dealer over filling engine oil

I did a regular service for my ford explorer at 35500 km in ford dealer, next service due at 45500 km .the car got shipped and used 5 months later. I drove the car for about 3000 km , at 38500 km a ...
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Ford mondeo mk3, obd not connecting to computer

I have an Ford mondeo mk3 where the air con isn't working and there is no voltage to the pressure sensors. So I was going to look for error codes. However when I connected the obd it can't connect to ...
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Underpinning Of 2017 Ford Escape

I have a 2017 Ford Escape and directly under the drivers side door there is a piece of aluminum (maybe) that has been bent back and appears to be some sort of underpinning to protect what’s “under the ...
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Does anyone know the style of connector used on Ford CFI throttle body injectors?

I am trying to find the part number on a connector for the injectors used on Ford's throttle body injection. This connector is on a Bosch injector made for Ford's CFI throttle body injection used on ...
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Ford Fiesta Transmission Shifts Itself to Neutral

So I'm having a transmission problem with my 2012 Fiesta. Sometimes (not always) after I've just turned the car on and have only been driving for a few minutes, the transmission will shift itself into ...
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2013 Focus SE Dash Vents not blowing AC or heat, all other vents work fine

The climate control in my 2013 Ford Focus doesn't blow anything out of the dash vents. Defrost and floor vents blow fine and I can select between them without issue, but when I select only the dash ...
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Ford Focus SE A/C-Heater blower motor not working

Ford Focus 2008 SE Blower motor and resistor location?
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Ford focus - where is this oil coming from please?

Went to look at buying a Focus yesterday 1.5tdci 2016 57k on the clock. I noticed an oil leak (see photo). Does anyone have an idea where it might be leaking from? Does it look expensive to fix? ...
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2012 Ford Escape with Flex Fuel capabilities

Can Regular gas (not containing ethanol) be used in a 2012 Ford Escape with Flex Fuel capabilities?
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2003 Ford Focus poor acceleration, starving for fuel

When I try to take off it acts like it's getting no fuel then all of a sudden it starts to accelerate but it does this every time I stop.
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Tachometer/Speedometer drop to zero and engine wont accelerate

today my car had the following problem: I was driving with about 80 km/h (ca. 50 mph) when suddenly my Motor didn't react to the gas-penal anymore and I wasn't able to accelerate. The tachometer and ...
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F150 blew out Dorman plug patch kit, safe to drive?

I have a 2005 F-150 STX (4.6L Triton) in which the spark plug in cylinder 3 blew out. I hired a mechanic to install a patch kit (he used the Dorman Help! Kit) and that kit itself also blew out of the ...
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4x4 2004 Ford Explorer Sport-trac transmission

We're replacing the transmission and wondering if we should include the short section (8-10" in length) ahead of the transfer case, or not, or should we replace the transfer case while we're at it? ...