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Heater stops working during idling
Hello. I recommend checking the operation of the thermostat to ensure it opens and closes at the proper temperature. You also could have some air in your cooling system causing the heating system to blow cold at inappropriate times. To...
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Changing the rear heating valve
Hello. The heater valve should be located near the heater exchange unit on the vehicle behind the dashboard. The heater exchange unit should be mounted on the piping leading to the heater exchange unit, behind the HVAC blend door assembly. It...
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Engine misfiring, black smoke out of tailpipe
Hello. The conditions you described could result of a fuel injector o-ring leakage, a fuel injector control module intermittent failure, or a glow plug failure. I would also recommend checking the electrodes on the spark plugs. Get some help from...
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Ignition key does not open/lock driver door lock
It depends on the problem. If you have had the ignition lock replaced and are using the key that came with it then it will not have cuts on the key for the door. Make sure you are using the...
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No brake lights working and won't shift out of park.
Hello there, you have a few different things going on with your Ford E-350. You did not state if the vehicle will start or not with these problems. If the vehicle will not start and it has these faults the...
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When I start my van the gauge will bounce up and down
This sounds like most likely an oil pressure sending unit problem. These vans are somewhat known for this problem. The sending unit sits down near the oil filter and will cause the gauge to read intermittently when the sending unit...
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How long can I leave my truck sitting without it being plugged in before the diesel starts to gel up? Its currently 15 Degrees
To be blunt, there is no specific number that we can give you. You have to understand that diesel fuel gels in colder climates due to the amount, and types, of paraffin wax that is used in the manufacture of...
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What does the reduce engine power mean
Hi there: In general, when you experience a loss of engine power in a 2008 Ford Turbo Diesel pick-up, it's a sign of two potential problems. First and most common is that the fuel or ignition system is damaged, faulty...
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Truck starts and runs rough for about 30 seconds, then dies like it is out of fuel. It won'the restart for 15 minuets
Hey there: If the injector control pressure sensor is faulty, you should have received an error code or check engine light warning code that triggered that light on the dashboard. Try downloading all error codes first as it could be...
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Speedometer stops on 40 mph until driving for 20 minutes and then regains correct speed on the speedometer with no other noticeable issues.
Hi there. The issue with your speedometer not working properly is the transmission output shaft speed sensor has a faulty pickup or broken wire inside it. The speed sensor has a magnet that reads between teeth on a gear within...
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Spark plugs
Autolite Part Number AP103 {#AP103DP2} are OE style platinum plugs that fit your vehicle. They are pre-gapped to .054 in. These are the most economical option and thus are recommended. There are other brands and other options but they are...
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Shifter lever flapping in the breeze
The shift tube in the steering column most likely broke. The shift tube is made of a weak pot metal and can break in the column. Here is a link to a picture of a broken tube in the steering...
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Stalls immediately after starts, and also only cranks over in neutral.
Hi there. The switch on the transmission is not aligning up with the selected position on the shifter handle. The transmission will start in Park or Neutral. If the transmission is not starting in Park, put the transmission in park...
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Heater not blowing air
The blower control switch and blower resistor are used to control how much voltage is sent to the blower motor. If you are having the blower stuck on only one speed then the most common cause is going to be...
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My van's electrical system is completely dead. I suspect the mega fuse. I'd like advice about whether that may be the issue.
You will need to check the battery clamps to see if they are loosing connection between the post and the clamp. You can check them with a volt meter and do a voltage drop for the clamps to see if...
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Why would my right front axle be leaking oil in my 2009 Ford E-350
Hello. If there is oil coming from the front axle like that then the seal is bad. The axle will need to be removed once the wheel hub is removed and then the seal can be replaced. It is also...
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No power to starter. will not turn over.
Hi there. It is possible that the issue you're having is caused by a faulty battery cable, or damaged main relay. A faulty ground wire could also be the source of the problems you are experiencing as well. Try inspecting...
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Loud banging from rear suspension of Ford e350 cutaway van single wheel rear not dually.
Look at the suspension on the rear of the van and see if there is anything that looks broken. If not, then the bushings on the shackles on the leaf springs could be damaged causing the leaf springs to shift...
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How much time should it take to replace the alternator and serpentine belt on the 2008 Ford F350 6.4 diesel
Hi there - I believe if you use the "pull the fender inner liner" approach, it's about a 2-hour job. Much longer task otherwise.
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Oil leaked out, van ran hot and radiator had a leak oil was splattered everywhere and backed up into the coolant jug 2002 Ford E350 Super Duty
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first issue that comes to mind is a blown head gasket. This would allow the coolant and the oil to mix, but less often results in an exterior leak. This means the head...

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