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AC not working properly

I have a 2017 Ford Escape and the air conditioner only blows cold at night. I did take my truck to a mechanic and they informed me it would be $1,700 to fix because the compressor is bad. is there ...
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2013 Ford fusion shifting issues

I recently purchased 2013 Ford fusion with transmission problems. It just seems like it doesn't want to shift out of second gear at times and sometimes not going to reverse. It said that it was a step ...
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What is causing my oil pan to fill with a mysterious fluid?

I have a 1967 Ford Mustang with a 289 small block V8. It had been sitting in the garage for a while (years, actually), so I did a fluid refresh, changed the fuel, changed the oil, and changed the ...
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P0430 CEL with A/F Sensor: Sensor or catalytic converter? (Wide Range Sensor 1) [duplicate]

Normally compare Sensor 1 & 2 voltages BUT sensor 1 is A/F type and has steady voltage. NOTE: Using Torque Pro, there is no Sensor 1 Voltage data available (or should I be looking for a Sensor 1 ...
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Does my 2008 Ford f150 need a chip key or does it have a PATS?

I have a 2008 Ford F-150 and I lost my key am I going to need a chip key to start it up or is there a PATS system?
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2000 Ford F150,,parasitic drain question

What causes the radio to come on when reconnecting the battery? Also what could cause a 9.29 amp parasitic drain when parked and all accessories are off? Any replies are greatfull.
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Is this what a bad blower motor sounds like on a 2014 Ford Escape?

I have a 2014 Escape and the blower sounds like the video below. https://photos.app.goo.gl/MCN2MmGPNyair5Rb9 If you don't watch the video, it sounds a little like a 2-stroke motor in the dash and the ...
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2016 Fiesta pops out of reverse gear

I have a 2016 manual transmission Ford Fiesta EcoBoost Zetec and often, when starting to reverse I'll think I've placed it properly into gear but, as I come off the clutch and power on it'll lurch ...
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I changed the fuel pump on my F350 Ford. Now it won't start and receiving code 1DTC

I replaced fuel pump on my 2005 Ford F350 gas engine. Now it won't start and receiving code 1DTC.
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Rattling noise when accelerating

I have a Ford KA Edge 2010 with rattling coming from the rear left (I think) when accelerating. Slight loss of power. Timing belt done 3 years ago and new exhaust system 3 years ago. Is this a loose ...
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Brakes lurching

When braking from higher speeds my Ford Escape rumbles and vibrates excessively, at slower speeds it's a bit lurchy but fine if I'm very very gentle with the pedal. Thanks for anything you could help ...
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Car ran for 2 miles with an oil tank leak, is the engine done?

I ran over a metal cube like shape and made some nasty holes in my oil pan, soon as it happend oil fell in the mufflers and caused a gas like smell according to a mechanic. I ran the car for about 2 ...
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Spare wheel looks identical to others, is it?

I have a ford fiesta. The spare wheel likes like the other wheels (same size, same everything). However it has a sticker on it, with a maximum speed of 50Miles/hour 80km/h. It this wheel different?, ...
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Wheel alighment still showing red front right camber

It was for a Ford fusion, but it's a 2011 not 2006-09 as shown on the alignment, done at kwikfit yesterday. Front right camber is showing-1°49 from -1°56 should I be concerned, would the adjustment ...
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Engine only runs on full choke

Ford 390 Autolite carburetter Starts ok but only runs on full choke the two fuel needles don’t seem to make a difference. ( they used to be ok before cleaning). This carburettor did work ok, but I ...
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Old 2005 ford focus wont start and flickering guages

So I came home from india and the battery was dead anyway got someone I know to come jump it with me and it got me on the road for about 20 mins and then car died again. At this point I just wanted to ...
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Ford Transit 2007 back battery automatically turning something on

The ford transit's back battery under the seat (which I thought was just for starting) is automatically turning (probably) something underneath the driver's side door on, even if the engine is off and ...
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Ford EcoBoost 1,6, loss of fuel performance

Ford EcoBoost 1,6, 150 hp engine from 2013, mounted in a Ford Grand C-max. Engine failed as a result of a failing ignition coil. Both the ignition coil and spark plug were changed for the specific ...
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Why does my 2000 ford ranger start when I push the clutch to the floor I just need my key on on and it starts with the clutch

It starts when I push in the clutch I understand you need to do that to start the car but I don’t need the key to start I can leave it on on and it starts with the clutch it has a 3.0 v6 engine
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1986 truck running rough and intermittent fault codes. Faulty capacitor?

My 1986 truck is running rough and has fault codes that come and go. I think the electronic engine control module may be the culprit. I removed it and one of the capacitors has odd markings on the ...
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Car won’t start despite a jump

2010 Ford Fusion SEL Been having some troubles with my car lately, following a multitude of things (including a missing undercarriage cover while it was insanely snowy, and -25C weather). It’s been ...
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What is the liquid leaking from my Ford Aspire Petrol Manual 2017 (India)?

The fluid one seems to leak when I park my car in my parking lot. It does not leak when the car is standing still. It starts to leak during parking. The fluid does not leak when I back out of my ...
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Temperature gauge messing up

I was driving earlier and my truck stalled. I noticed before I stalled my temperature gauge wasn’t were it should have been. I started driving home and my temperature went up a little bit when I went ...
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Truck won't start unless I jump it (and I've replaced the battery)

I drove my 2009 f150 platinum to work one morning with no issues. As I was trying to start it to go home, the engine did nothing. All the lights and so forth worked just fine, but I didn't even hear ...
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Why is my truck randomly blowing cold air with heater on?

I have a 2016 Ford F150 randomly with my heat on it will blow cold air sometimes when idling and sometimes not OK while I am driving or revving my engine. Thanks.
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2006 Ford Ranger XLT (Idaho)

My 4WD works well using Low4WD When I switch back to 2WD the light stays in Low4WD, and it does this sporadically. What is the actual part controlling this? An actuator, a solenoid? Thanks!
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Growling Scraping noise when driving

I have a 2012 Ford F150 4wd that has a growling scraping noise coming from what sounds like the front drivers side. I have changed the wheel bearing on the drivers side thinking that was the issue it ...
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Open loop on 05 f250 5.4 3v triton

I was looking at the live data on my Blu driver because I'm having a tough time pulling a trailer and climbing hills. The truck just bogs down and boosts rpms. While I was traveling up a hill, it ...
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We drained brake fluid from windshield washer reservoir with Dawn and warm water. Any other steps necessary?

On my 2013 Ford C-max, someone poured brake fluid into the windshield washer reservoir after being told the "yellow cap". Quickly realizing the mistake we disconnected the hose from the ...
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IDK what i did but i was fixing the timing chain on a 08 Ford escape 3.0 liter i went to crank it by hand it moves maybe 180°

Are you supposed do loosen the camshaft bolts? How are the a sprockets supposed to be set?
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Oil in coolant but no coolant in oil 2014 Ford Edge 3.5

I just bought a 2014 Ford Edge 3.5L SE with 114,000 miles on it. I noticed oil in the coolant tank. I performed a very thorough coolant flush. Still oil in coolant. No coolant in the oil. I read ...
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Ford focus 1.6 diesel

Iv had 4 injectors replaced on my focus it ran fine then starting juddering. I took it the garage and they said that one of the new injectors had failed so we replaced that one again. It now runs ...
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Loud ticking engine noise

I own a 2005 ford fiesta st150, and I'm currently facing an issue where my engine makes a repetitive ticking noise over 2000 RPM. The noise is a very periodic ticking that seems to follow engine speed,...
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Gear Stick sticking but only when I’m driving in the city and doing a lot of gear changes

I noticed when I’m doing city driving that my gear stick is getting stuck moving from 1st to 2nd gear. I brought the car to a mechanic and they replaced the clutch. Now a month later, I’m having the ...
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Ford PCM how to open

I have a problem with a PCM hardware VK2-C3812(8C3A-12A650-BFD). Three connectors on the "front". I get the case to separated alright but the three connectors are glued to the upper(thinner) ...
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Starter bendix sounds like free spinning not engaging with flexplate on 2003 ford focus

After adding transmission fluid to my 2003 Ford Focus 2.0L SE cause it was very low on fluid. I then restarted engine drove about haklf mile or so and it suddenly acted as if it slipped out of gear ...
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Securely storing toolboxes in a truck bed

I have my tools organized into boxes based on what I'm going to do, mostly on Dewalt's TSTAK line. I recently purchased a Ford F150 and am looking for the best way to carry / fasten these tool boxes ...
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Cencom Controller with OEM Harness on Ford PIU

Does anyone know where Ford intends for the Cencom controller to be mounted when using the OEM lighting harness in a Ford Interceptor Utility (PIU)? 2017 specifically. The wiring diagrams in the ...
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Issue: Ford ecosport 1 ltr ecoboost

When engine starts it runs ok even when accelerating. After 5-10 kms run it starts hesitating/misfiring while accelerating above 40 km/h, if accelerator released and pressed again it almost solves the ...
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Undervoltages detected in rear fog light, not working, Mondeo MK4

I have a Ford Mondeo MK4 Saloon from around '08, Ireland, Right hand drive. Last year I noticed that only one of the reversing lights was working, but the car test passed it anyway. However when the ...
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ford connect clutch?

looking for advice Van facing uphill (steep) in neutral handbrake on, get back in van would'nt pull uphill at all with over revving then clutch smell, had to put it in reverse for a few feet before ...
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Transit Mk7 Rear Hub won't go onto axle

I'm changing my rear brake discs and pads on my 2013 Transit Mk7. It's a FWD, SWB, 100T280. I'm on the first wheel (left side rear), I've gone to put the hub back on with the new disc attached, it won'...
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1948 Ford Farm Tractor

A friend of mine asked me to look at this tractor because it would not start. My background is in auto repair. The engine turned over but no spark. The points would not open because the rubbing block ...
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Recover an ABS pump for a Ford Ranger 95

The Ranger STX 95 activates the ABS pump on slow speeds, below 10km/h, but does not on higher speeds. It also works as expected on loose or wet soil. All sensors were replaced. A trusted mechanic said ...
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07 Ford Edge: battery and alternator problems

Replaced alternator, fuses, temperature control sensor, the plug that goes to the alternator and battery. The battery light comes on a few minutes after crank. We check the voltage on alternator and ...
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My brakes locked up or got hard to press

I have a 1996 ford f150 and was driving normally saw a red light coming so I barely tapped my brake to slow down but it acted like if I had hit the brakes very hard and I slid after that it was fine ...
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Fuse keeps blowing, "wrench" light is illuminated, and poor start-up idle and acceleration

A few weeks ago, the check engine light illuminated on my 2012 Ford E-350. My scan tool showed two codes: P2096 "Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 1" and P2098 "Post Catalyst ...
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Leaky Sun Roof (Moon Roof) 2012 Ford Focus SEL hatchback

I've been told it might be "drainage tubes," but I don't know where they are or what to look for. The car was parked under a tree for a while, and there was debris under the hood, so maybe ...
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Position of wires on 2010 f150 starter5.4 triton motor xlt

What is the position of wires on f150 2010 5.4? Starter just spins, no crank.
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New water pump and radiator and supposedly my head gaskets blew

My water pump and radiator went out I took it in to a mechanic. They checked it all than replaced the parts,soon after getting it back it over heated and I took it back again,they said it was my head ...
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