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Truck jerks trying to change gear around 45mph
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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Check system charge light
Hello. Thanks for writing in. The check charging system and battery light is illuminating because the battery or alternator is failing in some way, or the sensors that monitor them are failing. The battery may not be holding the charge,...
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Bypass a.c. compressor with a short serpentine belt, can this be done if not what about a bypass pulley?
The compressor cannot be bypassed without the use of a compressor bypass pulley. It would cost more for a bypass for the compressor than it would be to just replace the compressor pulley. Install a new pulley or pulley bearing...
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just need the routine check up.... change oil, rotate tires, check fluids, brakes, tires, etc
Hi there. Quotes cannot be generated via the ask a mechanic portal. However, your request is being forwarded to customer service. Please have your vehicle make, model, year, mileage, and VIN readily available. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that...
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Liftgate glass hinge.... can't remove?
Hi there. It's very difficult to explain exactly how to remove the hinge you're referring to. In this case, I think you'll find buying a service and repair manual for your Lincoln Aviator is a good idea.
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What are the signsof a bad tensioner pulley?
The most common cause of noise in the front of the motor having to do with the accessories is the tensioner and idler pulley bearings get noisey. I have also seen where the a/c compressor pulley bearing gets noisey. You...
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Will not acceleration
Hi there. It is possible that your Lincoln has entered a "limp mode"; which is when a problem is found in the transmission by a sensor. Essentially, it locks your vehicle in a low gear and restricts the speed, so...
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Its telling me to check my parking assist
The park assist requires the use of sensors in the bumpers. Go around and check each sensor and wipe them clean of any dirt and look for any damages. If there is any damage to one or more sensors then...
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I want to know if this is the CV axles or the differentials that need replacement.
With the clicking noise on turns and when accelerating you most likely have bad front CV joints on the front axles. If you notice the clicking on left turns only then it is the left axle joints. If you notice...
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Valve cover gasket replacement.
The engine in this vehicle is a DOHC 4.6 liter engine. The replacement of the valve cover gaskets require the mechanic to be at a mid level of experience or lesser experienced mechanic using the proper manual for the repair....
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Is it dangerous to drive while reduce engine power light is on?
The engine control module (ECM) has a safety feature built into it when the ECM detects a major fault in the sensors or actuators that can cause the throttle opening to be limited. With the reduced engine power and throttle...
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Idles and stalls again.
Hello, What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds...
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Getting knocking sound when engine is idling from the floor front and side of the engine
Hello, thank you for writing in. The knocking is going to sound worse at idle because the number of combustion cycles happening is less than when you are accelerating or maintaining a higher RPM. With that being said, engine knock...
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What is happening when oil is leaking heavy in drive as soon as it cranks but engine has plenty of oil in it
When oil is leaking from the engine, it's typically caused by a damaged oil seal, gasket or an oil fitting that is cracked or loose. However, since the oil pressure light is on, it could be an oil line has...
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Is it a huge pain to change the timing chain the same time you replace a leaking water pump on Lincoln aviator 2003?
Hi there. Although the parts themselves are very close to each other, they require completely different services, tools and parts to successfully complete both jobs. At some shops, they will offer "labor discounts" for completing both jobs at the same...
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Can a shocks or struts that fits the 2003 Lincoln Navigator also fits the 2003 Lincoln Aviator?
Hello - no, the Navigator is built on the very large SUV platform build by Ford (Expedition), whereas the Aviator is built on the Ford Explorer/Mercury Mountaineer platform. If you are having problems with finding shocks and struts for your...
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ABS fault codes 1095-1165-1175
Hi there. The code P1095 states that the fuel rail pressure is low. Check the fuel pressure regulator and see if its plugged up. You may have to remove it and clean it out. The code P1165 states that the...
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My all wheel drive light keep going on and off. My abs light stays on.
There could be a wheel speed sensor that could have failed and is not functioning properly that is causing the ABS and AWD lights to come on. The AWD light will come on in the event that the transmission is...
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Transmission
Hi there. Typically when you have an extended warranty protection program, you need to follow their guidelines on completing warranty diagnosis and repair. I would highly recommend contacting the warranty company to ask them specifically what you need to do...
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Can the oil pan on 2004 Licolon avataor AWD with a 4.6L dohc be removed without pulling the engine?
In order to remove the oil pan on this vehicle you do not need to remove the engine from the vehicle. You do need to remove front sway bar and the front timing chain cover.

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