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Car won't start - 1991 Ford E-350 Econoline
Crossing the positive and negative battery cables is typically pretty bad for the electronics. The battery takes the brunt of the short. It very well could have fried it. What kind of battery test was performed? Essentially you are sending...
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Vibrates at 65 mph
A few different things can cause the vehicle to vibrate at freeway speeds. The brake rotors, brake pads, and tire balance are a great place to start. Other common causes would be the tire itself, bent rim, wheel bearing, or...
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Stalling in any gear
Quite a few faults can cause the vehicle to stall and not be able to run properly. The most common problems is a failure with the fuel pump, alternator, fuel filter, MAF sensor, vacuum leak, or exhaust leak. I'd suggest...
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Noise above 40 mph
Many different things can cause a drivetrain noise above 40MPH. The most common are wheel bearings, driveshaft, U-joints, or the differential. If you'd like some assistance with these checks, feel free to contact a qualified technician who will be able...
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Stalling at 50-55 mph
Intermittent issues such as these can be difficult at times. Mechanics can not generally test the components for failure unless the part is actively failing. There are a few common problems that could cause this type of issue. The ignition...
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Limp mode 30 codes
Hello there, when you see that many codes it can take some work to sift through all of them. Usually only a few codes will remain once the codes are cleared and the vehicle is driven. These remaining codes will...
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Alarm kill Switch Cannot turn off
Most aftermarket alarm systems have some sort of control module that is tied into the ignition system to prevent the vehicle from starting. Depending on the brand and the installer, it could be under the dash somewhere or under the...
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Cranking no start has spark fuel 38 pulse at fuel injectors
Hi, thanks for writing in. Although you can have a "spark" (appearing on an external test), the plugs could be fouled enough to cause a no start condition, especially if you have tried repeatedly to start the engine and consequently...
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Press throttle hesatation press little further and smooths out somewhat
It is possible that you could have an issue with your fuel system. The engine is acting as if it is not getting enough fuel. I would recommend having a qualified technician test your fuel pressure to determine if it...
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Does it have a crankshaft piston sensor
There is a technical bulletin, TSB 89-24-9, for a hard start after a short heat soak. The engine control module does not control ignition timing correctly when hot and thermostat lets engine get too hot. The recommendation would be to...
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My truck loses power when i drive and stops and starts agai light comes on says fill filter i replaced fill filter
The fuel filter sensor is telling you that there is water in the fuel filter. If excess water gets in the fuel, you will experience a loss of power and running problems. The engine cannot run on water. If you...
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We have charged both batteries 100%, replaced the voltage regulator and altenator, but when we use the lights the battery drains
Hi, thanks for writing in. It sounds like the wire from the batteries to the alternator could be faulty. If this wire is not performing as it should the voltage from the alternator will never reach the batteries to charge...
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I have a crack in my windshield in the 3" tint area behind the rear view mirror
Unfortunately we do not have access to inspection regulations of all 50 states. The easiest way to find out may be to find a local inspection station, whether state run or independent repair facility that does state inspections. They should...
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1987 Ford e350 rv cranks over but wont start and have tried everything and checked most reasons why it may not please help
At the age of your car it could be about anything, but the good news is that the engine in your truck is a pretty sturdy unit so I doubt you have major engine problems at just 96,K miles. A...
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What should i look for, for a '97 e-350 serpentine belt? I think the pulleys are misaligned.
Hi there. When it comes to replacing a serpentine belt, there are three items I always recommend. First, always buy OEM pulley's. This ensures that they will fit properly and function as intended. Second, buying an OEM or authorized replacement...
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I have a 1981 e-350 with dual fuel tanks the p.o. added a third tank and 3 electric fuel pumps along with sepparate gauges and swi
The switch you are referring to is vended with the required electrical and fuel schematic (I just looked in the box) that answers your installation question. If you want an advance view, here is a link as well. Yes, you...
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Old RV can't get it to start
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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OVERHEATING
Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating can warp the cylinder head and/or engine block causing costly damage. With regard to the temperature sensor, the only guaranteed way to avoid diagnostic headaches is to...
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Rv cranks but will not turn over to stay on
You should check to see if you have an injector pulse? If you do then check for fuel pressure at the engine and it should be about 35 to 45 psi. If both are okay then you should check the...
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Rv cranks, fuel pumping thru, getting a spark, but won't turn over. Could it be the timing?
It is possible that the timing could be an issue. It is also very possible that the engine suffered a loss of compression. If this is the case, an overhaul is likely necessary in order to resolve this issue. An...

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