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Q: Fuel leak.
I would ask for help from a mechanic to look at your fuel system. They will be able to find the leak and make the necessary repairs so that your fuel no longer leaks.
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Q: Door latch broken
If the latch is broken then that will definitely make the door not open correctly. The most common failure on this vehicle though is the door handle breaking inside of the door. If the door will not open then the...
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Buzzing sound on freeway
Hello. This is a problem that comes up quite often on this vehicle. If the buzzing is coming from the inside of the vehicle then it is typically caused by a ground problem. The buzzing is usually the result of...
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Fuel pump does not turn off after 1-2 seconds
The fuel pump is commanded on by the ECM. If it runs all the time, then this is a fault with the computer rather than the fuel pump. Good power and ground connections should be verified at the ECM, but...
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Van not starting - 1996 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon
The fuel pressure would need to be checked to see if the fuel pump relay or pump has gone bad. The relay is near the battery under the plastic cover with the computer relay. If you would like, a certified...
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Van stalls out after driving several miles - 1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon
If the van stalls after driving 8 miles then it should also die if you let it run for 15 or 20 minutes. This will help to diagnose the problem to be a loss of ignition spark or loss of...
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what could be causing the drain on the battery
Depending on the van and its accessories the first thing to do is to look and see if the interior lights or hood light are staying on. Take the bulb out of the hood light and see if the draw...
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Van will not start randomly
Hello. If you have a new battery and new terminal connectors, then I would be curious about the starter solenoid. That could cause temperamental starting with a perfectly good battery and electrical system. If the starter solenoid is beginning to...
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While driving back from the next city, I heard a rather loud flapping noise coming from behind the doghouse.
Hi there. The flapping noise you are hearing from behind the doghouse, could prove to be, difficult to diagnose. Temperature may be affecting the severity of the noise. Removing the doghouse may be helpful in isolating the noise. There are...
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I failed a smog check with the codes PO171 & PO174, saying the system is too lean on the bank 1 & 2. Can you tell me what the problem is?
Hi there. When the two codes P0171 and P0174 come up for a lean system on both banks of your engine, then either all of the fuel injectors are not working properly or your fuel pressure has dropped. Check the...
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Check engine light on after storage.
Autozone cannot hook a code reader to any vehicle manufactured before 1996 generally because these are not OBD-II equipped vehicles. An experienced technician like one from YourMechanic however is capable of pulling the check engine light fault codes fro the...
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My dashboard lights and taillights are not working.
The headlight switch will generally control parking lights, headlights, running lights and high beams. If you are getting power up to the switch and the components do not work, the fault may be in the switch or there is a...
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Q: Starts and dies
It sounds like what you are describing is something related to a fuel supply issue, which may be related to low fuel pressure, faulty or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty or dirty idle air control valve (this relays information about...
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Brake pedal won't come back up once pushed down
Do you have a Ford hydro-boost system? If so, faults in that system can cause no or poor pedal return; to resolve the issue with a hydro-boost type system, please refer to the detailed diagnostic decision tree in the factory...
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How much gear oil goes in rear different on e150 v8 1999 economy van
Most differential housings (the pumpkin) will have a fill plug or a drain plug and fill plug. If it just has a fill plug, the only way to drain is to remove the cover, which it sounds like you have...
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Motor stalls or dies as soon as transmission put in D or R.
The problem is internal issue with the clutch bands or the valve body is leaking fluid to forward and reverse at the same time. You will need to have transmission overhauled.

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