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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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2002 Ford Windstar only blowing hot

Helping a neighbor with her 2002 Windstar and it is having an issue with the climate control. At the moment, it only blows hot air (on and any setting for temp or vent direction) or no air at all (...
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ford focus 2002 low idle problem varying

I have a ford focus 2002. It has an idle problem. At a stop the idle will vary from normal down to about 500 RPM, almost stalling. It does this variation very cyclically, every 5 seconds or so. ...
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Coolant disappears from coolant reservoir but no leak observed

I just replaced the water pump in my 2005 Ford Escape V6. I discovered that each time I fill the coolant reservoir with coolant and drive the car, by my next stop the coolant reservoir will be ...
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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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Understanding NA Ford Escort air conditioning modes

I had read through 1999 Ford Escort Owner’s Manual, and have few questions regarding air conditioning modes. The manual’s section on climate control states: The air conditioning compressor will ...
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Need color codes for 2016 Ford Transit radio wiring harness

I need the color codes for a 2016 Transit 250 radio wiring harness or a universal car radio wiring harness.
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Knocking valve sound after gasket replacement

I changed the intake gaskets top and bottom along with valve cover gaskets on my Ford F-150. After I finished it was hard getting started but I finally got it started and now it sounds like the valves ...
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1991 Ford explorer shaking on takeoff

I recently just bought this explorer, and while I was test driving it, I never experienced the problem, but once in a while, the vehicle will shake when taking off from a stop, then goes away second ...
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Ford radio unlocking

I have a Ford Ka and need to re-enter the code. I have removed the radio and have the code (some nice person wrote it on the top of the radio) but I cannot get the "Locked" message off the screen on ...
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2016 ford explorer signature LED headlight issues

My passenger headlight is out and the drivers stays on for good 10 min after the truck is turned off and it will blink several times. Also while driving the drivers light will change from daytime ...
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Tailgate door open warning issue 14 Ford Escape

I have a 2014 Ford Escape that is giving tailgate door open warning on dashboard display even though the door is latched close. I also noticed that the tailgate door does not lock shut. There is no ...
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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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2013 Ford Fiesta - Climate Control Problems

I've got a problem with a 2013 Ford Fiesta's climate control. The choices between the system are you freeze or roast. The system is the standard Ford one - options: "Lo" - 15.5-29.5 celsius - "Hi". ...
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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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Really hard to find A/C leak on 2007 Mustang

I have a 2007 Mustang V6 that leaks freon slowly. I can charge it fully, and within 5 days it's nearly gone. I've used an electronic leak detector, and no component seems to be showing a leak, except ...
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2002 Ford Ranger. W/ transmission issue

I have a standard Ford Ranger that shimmies when I take off in first real bad so I take off and 2nd and it shimmies less please help
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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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2014 Ford Focus - won't start, lights, horn, radio, etc work, but engine won't turn over

Car won't start..no sound when turning key at point that the engine should engage. Few months ago check engine light came on, but car ran fine....then a few weeks later it was like the car wasn't ...
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PTFE or standard high temp grease for a slip joint?

My 1997 Ford F-150, 4.6L with automatic, is suffering from the slip join "clunk" at stops/starts. My research has found this is a common problem when the output shaft splines get dried out. It ...
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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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2003 Ford Expedition xlt 4WD. Vents changing positions

When I drive in highway the vents go from the face position to defrost vents and to floor while the selection is on face. Anyone know what this could be from or solutions for it to get fixed
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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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Ford Fusion 09 starts sometimes and sometimes it won't start

Recently my car has had trouble starting, well sometimes it turns on and sometimes it doesn't and i have to either wait a few minutes or sometimes it won't even turn on anymore. I changed the starter ...
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1991 f250 wont turn over. Heres the story

It started up and died after that it would only crank. To top it all of my rod that pushes the ignition switch to start broke. So I improvised and used a screwdriver in place of the rod in the ...
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Turn Signal Malfunction [2010 Ford Escape Hybrid]

I have a 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid about a month back my right turn signal started to turn on randomly while the turn signal was in the neutral position. When this occurs turning the signal to the left ...
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‘06 Ford Ranger

My ranger started less than a week ago not starting. When I turn the key to the on position. It’s basically dead. The airbag light is dimly lit. It’s also reset the clock. The security light flickers ...
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power inverter to run a shop vac. Could alternator be damaged by this?

I have a standard 200 watt power inverter which I have used to power a sound system off of my Econoline e250 on multiple occasions with no problem. I tried to run a 4hp rigid shop vac off of it and ...
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2001 F150 4.2 V6 knocking noise

I have a loud knocking noise in my engine. It stopped for awhile but is back. I just replaced the heads and all gaskets, due to overheating. Now have it back together and it's knocking still. It keeps ...
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Ford Focus creaking from rear when driving

Ford Focus 2008 (EU), 99,000 miles. When driving around and putting the car over uneven surfaces, there is a creaking/knocking coming from the rear. Initially I thought it was the right side, but ...
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Are 4r70w transmissions interchangable?

I have a 2006 e-150 that needs a transmission. The transmission I took out was a 4r70w. I found a 4r70w out of a 2000 e-250 on ebay. Can I use that transmission as a replacement? The seller only ...
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Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi Oil Leak

I have a Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi 2006 model and I recently did a head gasket change. Now there is a oil leak from the engine, behind the turbo, i cant seem to find the source, but it looks bad. Can ...
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Ford flex wont start in cold

Ford flex 2013 will not start in cold weather 35 or below it did this last year took to a ford dealer they replaced and said it was the battery which we had already replaced brought it gome the next ...
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2001 ford e250 no start but has spark

2001 Ford E250 not properly long term stored. I can get it to crank/turn over but it will not run at all. It has 200,000 miles on it but has never had this problem before. I shoot a bit of starting ...
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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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2002 Ford Escape oil in coolant

Oil in coolant in reservoir and have oil leak from oil pan in 2002 Ford Escape. Oil pan is not leaking as badly since oil is in coolant. Is car worth keeping? How expensive? Has 166,000 miles. Just ...
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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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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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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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Ford Mondeo 2010 MK4 P2002 Error code

I've had P2002 error code on my Ford Mondeo MK4 2010 2.0tdci for a couple of months now and I can't find the fault. It's been to the mechanics and had new dfp hoses, a manual regeneration, a good run ...
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What is the purpose of the rubber cup in the master clutch reservoir?

My clutch feels fine, soft, fine, soft, etc. The other day I checked the clutch fluid and observed that I was not losing any fluid. I took out the rubber cup and put in back in. I remember before, ...
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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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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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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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How Can I Determine How Much Transmission Fluid To Add to My Truck When The Dipstick doesn't seem to be correct

I recently bought a 2001 F-150. The first time I checked the transmission fluid level, it looked like it was overfilled but the filler tube mount had rusted off and I figured it wasn't accurate. Last ...
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How To Diagnose 3rd Brake Light (Without Proper Equipment)

I have a 2012 Ford Focus (sedan version). The third brake light stopped working recently and I'm trying to determine if the problem is with the light itself or inside the vehicle, but a I have very ...
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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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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 ...