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Wondering if the clicking noise I hear when unsuccessfully trying to start it can be because I need a new battery?
Hi There, Generally the clicking noise you hear when trying to start the vehicle is a result of a weak battery or a faulty starter solenoid. In the case of a weak battery, this clicking noise happens when there is...
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Band need replaced, shop wants to rebuild transmission, is that necessary?
The transmission bands have a material on them that is similar to brake pad material. When the clutch bands wear the worn off material gets into the fluid and throughout the entire transmission. Also just because the band is the...
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Power Steering Pulley Removal
You should check to see if the special power steering tool looks like this kit. You will need this to remove and install the pulley. This kit is normal for Ford pulley removal and installer.
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Power Steering Pulley Removal
The special tool to remove the power steering pulley puller should look like this. You will need to follow the special tool you have to remove the pulley. Before removing pulley note the shaft position inside the pulley so you...
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WHEN I TAKE OFF THE CAR MAKES A REALLLY LOUD POP NOISE 3 TIMES , MORE LIKE A BAMN POP, POP AND i CANT FIND THE ISSUE
Hello, thank you for writing in. Due to the fact the noises did not appear until the recent brake work was done, it is easy to assume it is related to that repair. Verifying the repair is holding is the...
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Does a car leak antifreeze when it is started or does it matter?
You should not see any leaks from a vehicle. The leak is most likely from the water pump on the engine. You should have the cooling system pressure tested to check for any leaks in the system. If you need...
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A/c compressor wont stay on.
There are pressure cut off switches in an a/c system. If the refrigerant charge is "low", the low pressure cut-off switch could make a/c compressor operation erratic or intermittent. In addition, there is the possibility of mechanical failure in the...
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Issues going into reverse 2002 Ford Escape
Hi there - most likely your problem is internal to the transmission itself. Check the fluid level of the transmission first - low fluid level can cause the problem you describe. If fluid level is adequate, the problem is likely...
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Power steering issues
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The owner'owner's manual should have more information on the power steering system, although you are correct. It should be electric. With that said, major faults with the system will set diagnostic troubleshooting codes. These...
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Is my repair strategy is good?
The steering torque sensor is Ford part number CL8Z-3F818-A and it was used from model year 2008 to 2012. The best strategy is to buy a brand new sensor from Ford and install it in your existing column. Ford's recommendation...
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Heat not working
Plugging it in won't resolve the issue. Your vehicle has a conventional heater core through which hot engine coolant, from the internal combustion (IC) engine, circulates. If the no heat condition is occurring while the vehicle's IC engine is running,...
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Car is in limp mode. Low gears and reverse work however drive does not. Changed speed sensor and oil pressure sensor.
On many early 2000's Ford cars and SUV's, a shift control failure can trigger limp mode; however, this usually triggers an OBD-II code and illuminate the check engine light. Try downloading all codes to see if this is the issue....
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How to remove the whole the rear control arm &hub unit
Hello thank you for writing in. These can be a stubborn and painful part to remove if they are caked with road grime or rusted. If necessary, you will want to clean off the area as well as possible before...
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Starting the car
Hi There, It sounds like what you are describing is actually the steering lock mechanism doing it's job locking the steering wheel prior to turning the key. The steering will lock any time the vehicle is attempted to be moved...
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my emissions service light is on and car stalls
Hi There, Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build up inside, particularly when you are refueling the car with gas. The EVAP...
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Why won't my windshield wipers stop?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with the wiper motors, or the switch. There will need to be some electrical testing done on the vehicle to properly determine which component is responsible for the...
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Just replaced fuel.pump and now it wont start
If both the starter motor and fuel pump are not working be sure the Engine Immobilizer is not active. If you are sure the security system is off and yet power does not reach the fuel pump or the starter,...
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Check brake system
Hi There, This may suggest that your brake pads are worn and due to be replaced or that you have a leak somewhere in your brake hydraulic system. The brake reservoir has a sensor inside that detects when the brake...
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How much does it cost to replace spark plugs on a V6 engine?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace spark plugs on a V6 engine.
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The message center in my dashboard keeps saying "TIRE PRESSURE SENSOR FAULT".
Hello There, Unfortunately, this is a tough battle when it comes to the tire pressure monitor sensors and large fluctuations in weather temperatures. For every 10° drop in air temperature outside your tires will lose about 1% in PSI or...

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