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Dash AC does not blow e350

I have a Ford e350 van that does not blow out the dash vents but bows in the rear. The AC compressor is engaged. If I have the rear AC off and the front on (not blowing of course), I can get it to ...
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Knocking under load on first gear

I have this issue.. I already asked on FordOwnersClub, but I feel like here I might have a better chance to sort it out. I bought a Ford Focus mk3 2011 with 1.6 ecoboost 134kW engine with 90k km. My ...
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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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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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Spark Plug Broke off in the Cylinder of Ford F-150

The electro shield and porcelain broke off in the cylinder when trying to replace the spark plug. I’ve bought and extraction kit and Cannot get it to work for the life of me, and do not want it to ...
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2014 Escape - Bad wheel speed sensor and 2 aftermarket ones do not work

I've got a 2014 (no parking assist) Ford Escape SE with AWD I was getting bad wheel sensor code on rear-left tire Replace with aftermarket #1 and it still was throwing the code I put the original &...
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Key programming

I just received a vin coded ECU for 2012 ford focus I have original key and have to order another how do I program the keys.and also can I program 1 or should I wait for the other key and do both at ...
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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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Ford Probe '95, 2.0l, 85kw starting problems

I'm trying to diagnose why my car doesn't start. Hope you guys will share some ideas for what to test. First of all, the car started when towed by another car and holds idle, but as soon I press the ...
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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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ford transit rear door won't close properly

Hi I brought a van recently. I only found out out, the rear doors don't shut parallel to the floor when one of the doors was blown shut whilest I was taking out the bulkhead. I can stick my entire ...
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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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2011 Ford F350 6.7 ignition will turn on, starter stays on, truck doesn’t start

Husband replaced the fuel filters, purged the system, but when I turn the key on the starter engages but stays engaged and truck does not start. Help please
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Chirping noise -2014 Ford Escape

2014 Ford Escape-Approximately 25000 miles. I am hearing a chirping noise like cricket at times while driving. I don’t hear it while idling. It seems to be coming from right front of car. This area ...
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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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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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Motorhome will not start after tons of maintenance

I have a ‘98 Rexhall Aerbus Ford 460 7.5. Replaced starter, selonoids, fuel pump, filter, fuel pressure regulator, and battery. Still won’t start. Turns over but no fire. The tank isn’t back in place ...
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Why is thecoolant leaking out after hitting the brakes hard

My car was being driven erratically and the brakes were hit hard now I have coolant pouring out from somewhere under the radiator reservoir
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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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2008 Ford Focus - My AC turns on and off fairly rapidly when driving slowly or stopping

how is everyone? I have a little problem, so when the AC is turned on and while driving slowly or waiting in traffic it repeatedly shuts down and turns back on blowing normal temperature air (same as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ford explorer idle problem

My 96 explorer will idle about 400 at a stop sign and 1000 at the next stop sign what would cause this
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Ford ka Mk1 (2008) drivers side footwell leak

Water is leaking into the driver's side footwell on my 2008 Ford Ka. Any ideas on where to start looking to stop this happening? I assume it could be a bulkhead seal/grommet has failed perhaps ? ...
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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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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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93 Thunderbird LX priority maintenance?

Purchased from first owner that said he had kept the basic rules and procedures for a stored automobile when I come in from out of town and sees a jump start hooked up this is where I knew it was not ...
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Need help finding out name of part

I need help finding out name of this part on my 1998 Ford Ranger. Please help me find out. Thank you.
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Ford Fusion (uk) 1.4 TDCi power loss (revs top out early, loses speed on hills).. MAF? EGR? Turbo?

Latest update (5th March): Okay, so a friend and his mechanic friend with full diagnostic on his computer was able to take a look at the info from diagnostics, and also took a physical inspection on ...
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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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Replace fuel injector 2013 Ford C-Max Energi (and enter calibration code)

I have a 2013 Ford C-Max Energi (US-California) with about 150kmi, mostly highway commute miles, great shape overall. We get an injector 3 code maybe once every six weeks. We put in a bottle of STP ...
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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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Why do my brakes squeak when pedal is pressed halfway?

Why do my brakes squeak consistently when the brake pedal is halfway pressed but goes away when I press it down hard? When I press my brakes I hear no squeaking for the first 10-20% of pressing down. ...
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2012 Ford Explorer XLT v6 Misfiring and Bank 2 Air/Fuel Ratio Imbalance

Have had a P0306 and a P0316 error codes for a while now and have changed the spark plugs, coils, intake manifold gasket, checked injectors and changed the injector for the cylinder misfiring(6). All ...
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Car revs higher in idle after mechanic

I have a 2001 1.6 Ford Focus which has just been to the garage, where it had cam belt and water pump replacement, brake replacement and a full service. Ever since this, it has been revving higher ...
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(2004 Lincoln Navigator) How do I set up these screens in the back?

They were like this when we bought it. I tried putting a DVD in it and it wouldn’t turn on at all. It came with extra cables and extra connectors.
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Ford focus 2012 low beam turn off while car turned on

hello thanks for trying to help me.. The issue i have is that i just installed an Hid kit for a ford focus 2012 and while the car is off ignition the low beam work they turn on, but as soon as i turn ...
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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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Air conditioning only makes cold air at idle

I need help finding why my car's air conditioning (2011 Ford Mustang v6) is only blowing cold air at idling and not while driving on the highway when it's 100°F here in Nashville. In the mornings ...
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Having electrical issues after driving/engine running for 25-30 minutes

So, as title says, after half hour roughly, my dashboard and alerts start turning on and off. There's also a constant pulsing in my lights and heat blower after starting the engine. There's a load ...
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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'm having trouble with my 2006 ba Falcon not getting any power to the ignition

I've had to put a new ignition switch and barrel in due to the other one faulting I've put it all back together but now when I turn the key there's nothing no dash lights and not starting I'm in need ...
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1971 Mach 1 Mustang

I own a 1971 Mach 1 Mustang. Owned it since 1975. Just got it out of the shop. Ran great. Then started making pop sound/and hesitation. Thought it might be carburetor. Today, I Cranked it up, it blew ...
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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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