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The car turns over but doesn't actually starts
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Check Engine Light is on
Hello There, Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad...
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Would a 2004 F-150 radio work in my 2007 Ford Explorer truck?
Hi there. Any radio will work in your truck. The only thing is you may have to get a installation kit to help with the radio fit and seal around it. If you need further assistance with your radio in...
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Don't know what peripheral parts are needed to replace torque converter. 2003 Ford Explorer
Hi there - since removing the transmission (or engine - can be done either way), exposes the rear main crankshaft seal, and the input seal to the transmission these are always a good idea for replacement "while you're in there"....
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Do I repair the engine or timing chain?
With this engine you have to remove the engine to do the timing chains for both heads. One chain is in front and other is in rear of engine. Since you have such high mileage on the engine already I...
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Having some running issues. Needing help to narrow it down.
Usually when you have a wrench logo lit up on your dash it indicates that you need an oil change. As for the EGR code, this is most likely the reason that your vehicle is running rough. A faulty EGR...
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Car has delay when I push on gas
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like potentially a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid,...
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Rough idle and sputtering at times.
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems, but there are a few suspects that occur more than others. Generally, misfires are caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in cases, a combination of both. Spark related...
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Fuel pump engages. Batery good, alternator good volts, jump start helps when wont start. Temp does not matter. Intermittent?
Hello. Thank you for writing in. There are several reasons your vehicle may only start when jump starting. The first and most common is a build up of resistance that is causing you to need a boost of voltage to...
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after changing valve cover gasket truck just crank no start
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Getting trouble codes p0171 & p0174, truck won't start
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Labor Only quote
Hi there. In order to provide you an accurate quote, we'll need to get more information from you. Please fill out this quote for spark plug wire replacement; and we'll be able to send you the quote for the labor....
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crank no start
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My truck feels like it wants to shut off when I'm parking or at an idle.
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4x4 not working. Replaced transfer case motor, control module, and tested the 4WD switch. Everything is good.
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Keyless entry
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is one of those things you will have to contact the dealership to complete. Issues with security codes, keys or security systems are only offered by authorized dealerships of the manufacturer to ensure vehicle security protocols...
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I'm am having issues with my truck when I get on the freeway. I can't go past 40 mph on the freeway.
Hi there. The EGR (exhaust gas reciculation) Valve needs to removed and cleaned out. If the engine continues to not drive faster than 40 mph, then I recommend replacing the EGR valve. If you need further assistance with your vehicle...
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Car will not go into drive or reverse
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Truck Won't Start
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My brake light stays on while driving. I drive a 2002 Ford Explore Sport Trac. Sometimes it just flashes. What wrong?
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