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Is it ok to change solid drive shaft to a compression

Im changing my drive shaft on my 95 f150 and it has a solid shaft the parts store only as compression shafts is that ok or do i need to have one made
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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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66 mustang Speedo conversion 289 V-8 C-4 Automatic Trans

Put a set of electric gauge set From new vintage also got the 16 pulse generator to put in the trans for the speedometer when i had the cable drive stet up in there with the manual speedometer had bad ...
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Why is my Ford Ecosport petrol engine sputtering sporadically?

I have a 2013 Ford Ecosport 1.0L petrol engine. It is turbocharged. Recently, around the time of my 120000 km service, I noticed that the car would sporadically sputter. The sputtering happens at ...
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Clearing an obd 1 check engine light

I have a 1994 F-150 that threw a check engine light for my evap canister. I replaced the part and adjacent vacuum hose but I can't get the code to reset. My scanner does not have a code reset button ...
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Ford Fusion 2014 Ecoboost Stops 2 seconds after Starting

After stopping, the console shows the following error Steering Assist Fault Service Req'd The Traction Control lights are both On. This doesn't happen when the engine is on though.
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Control the Ford C-MAX 2011 speed limiter via software

I am the owner of a Ford C-MAX 2011 and my current dream is to be able to set the speed limiter from any possible hardware device (arduino / raspberry / bluetooth / other). The final aim would be to ...
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Brake pedal to the floor

1962 Ford Falcon. I adjusted the brakes (drums all round, with power booster) and now i frequently get the brake pedal going almost to the floor before working. Master cylinder or wheel cylinders need ...
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When did Ford start putting the starter solenoid on the starter instead of on the fender?

When did Ford start putting the starter solenoid on the starter instead of on the fender? Last time I worked on one was 1973, and due to a hole in the fender, I showed the owner how I could start it ...
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What's the cause of those AC pressures

2011 Ford Escape XLT 3.0. 140,000 mi. Compressor activated on request. Constantly engaged until commanded off. Low side reads over 120 and 215 on high side. These are the readings with compressor ...
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Can I park the automatic transmission vehicle while in neutral for a long time?

I Have a problem with a key, its difficult to start the vehicle when I park in park. I found it easy to start the vehicle when I had parked in neutral. Is it a problem to park the vehicle in neutral ...
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New alternator, now no power

2005 ford focus zx4 sedan 2.0l Installed new alternator, Radiator and spark plugs recently While installing alternator I had to install a new plug because the one that was on it didn't work I believe ...
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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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Any tips for removing broken bits of glow plug harness from 6.0 powerstroke without removing valve covers?

So I was switching out the glow plug harness on the driver side of a 2003 6.0 liter engine (it's a 2006 body, don't ask why). Looking back, I should have removed the valve cover and oil rail to do it. ...
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What is a screw head with a circle and 3 lines called?

I have a 16 year old Ford Ikon car and that got a kind of weird screws all over (mainly at the bumber). Attached the image for reference. What is this type of screw is called? I don't find any screw ...
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APIM replacement

Need to replace the APIM on my 2019 explorer sport. I know i can easily remove and replace the bad one, but what do I need to program the new one? If I have to have the dealer do it does anybody know ...
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Ford Figo 1.4 TDCI 2010 Ambient turbo not boosting

I got a Ford Figo 1.4 TDCI 2010 Ambient I just had the turbo repaired I've had turbo checked and its fine but it still won't boost we've checked everything from valves to EGR to MAF everything is fine ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does healthy transmission fluid temperature rule out all transmission problems?

I got me a 5.4 Ford v8 1998 Econoline van. Ever since I done slapped a new radator in her, I been gettin awful paranoid about the transmission. You see, this van is heavy duty and the transmission ...
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What can be faulty on my clutch system ? Mustang '67

I've ran out of ideas, haven't had the time to go under the car so I would like to know your opinion. I was riding my '67 Mustang, until gears suddenly felt stiff to engage, afterwards I realized the ...
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How to properly interpret coolant levels in the reservoir of my van?

I just slapped a new radator into my Ford van (1998 5.4 v8 triton 2 valve). But somethin unexpected is happenin now. You see... I swears I remember before this radator replacement operation, when the ...
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What in the heyl is this thang?

I done bought me a mysterious 1998 5.4 v8 ford van. Econoline series. Done some snoopin under the hood and found this dang weird plastic box just hangin... danglin there zip tied to the dang high ...
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Unexpected explosion of coolant after new radiator install

I just slapped a new radiator into my 5.4 1998 ford van. I followed the step by steps. Once the new one was in there I was to understand that you just refill the reservoir, then turn on the van and ...
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Torque rating of 8F35 and 8F57 transmissions

What is the maximum torque those Ford transmissions can handle? Bonus question: new 7-speed auto in a Ford Focus ST mk4 is based on one of those two with a 2nd gear removed. Does it keep the torque ...
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I have a 2008 Ford Expedition XLT

I have a 2008 Ford Expedition XLT. While changing my spark plugs I didn’t push them down as far as was required therefore on two of them the hook broke off and now it’s making a clacking metal sound. ...
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Two Exact Cars, Two Live Data Graphs - What the hell does this mean?

Ford Ranger XLT 3.2L 4x4 2015 Diesel Automatic Live data from both vehicles, One on The left side is driving completely normal, the one on the right, has a loss of power, hesitation and black smoke ...
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Is anybody able to diagnose anything from these Live Data Reports ? Car has loss of power and black smoke

Photo's attached Ford Ranger 2015 XLT 3.2L 4x4 Diesel Automatic Currentl experiencing power loss and hesitation as well as black smoke out the exhaust
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Total Electrical failure Mondeo 1.8tdci 2008

While charging a flat battery all on the Mondeo all of the electrics failed (lights, dash, not starting, Windows, ect) when I installed a new battery on the Mondeo still nothing. Any ideas on what ...
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2011 ford escape

I lost power steering while driving this morning. It has an electronic power steering system and there is a sensor recall for some vehicles, but not my vin. There is no dash warning light on at all ...
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P0171 2014 Ford Fusion

2014 Ford Fusion with 2.0L Ecoboost. Car is displaying CEL with a code of P0171. At Idle in Closed Loop LTFT is at 29% STFT is around 0% Downstream O2 is steady at around 0.7 volts Not sure how to ...
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Battery case melting

I have a 2004 Ford Expedition, I have noticed that around the battery post on the negative terminal, that the case of the battery seems to be melting. I have noticed a lot of corrosive build-up on the ...
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(2004 Lincoln Navigator) How do I set up these screens in the back?

https://imgur.com/a/uzLyQpr 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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Car unlocks itself

I have Ford Territory 2010 and recently it started unlocking itself. Changed body controller as per Ford service advice but it did not help - It locks, but later I find it unlocked.
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2013 Fusion both low beam headlights suddenly stopped working

2013 Fusion both low beam headlights suddenly stopped working. High beams work and side markers work, turn signals ok. Everything else seems to work just fine.
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Truck wobbles from 55-60 mph. But steering wheel doesn't shake, changed tires n had rebalanced but still wobbles

My 2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac wobbles from 55-60 mph, I changed all four tires and it felt slightly worse, they balanced the tires but I went to kost and they rebalanced the front tires and charged ...
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High LTFT (Long Term Fuel Trim) Reading

If someone can help me solving a lean condition issue, I'd appreciated! I bought a 2002 Ford Focus ZTW (Zetec, at 100k miles) a month ago, and I noticed OBD2 always reads LTFT for both bank 1 and 2 ...
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My gas pedal is not responding

I have a 2007 Ford Sport Track Explorer and I am getting codes P2104 and P2111. I replaced the throttle body sensor and the throttle motor but it is still messes up. Is there anything you can help ...
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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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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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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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