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My steering Binds up and got stuck once what could it be
The problem most likely is in the steering gear box control valve. It is part of the gear box. Try to jack up and support the front tires and with engine off try and see if the wheels can be...
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Window won't roll up
In order to save your interior from the weather, I would recommend having this issue diagnosed and resolved immediately. Your door panel may need to be removed in order to inspect and fix this issue. Enlist the help of an expert...
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Truck won't move while in gear
Hello and thank you for your question. The problem could be 3 different things wrong with your truck. First, look at the brake system to ensure that the brakes are not engaging when you put the vehicle in gear. If...
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Truck stalls
The idle air control valve on your car may be defective, causing the low idle. A couple checks would have to be done to determine if this is the case: your engine needs to be checked for any vacuum leaks,...
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Tranny
The first thing that needs to be done is to scan the vehicle for all codes. Since the overdrive light is flashing, a simple code reader from your local parts store will not likely be of any help. Code readers...
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Shifting
It sounds like your vehicle's transmission is not shifting properly. Check the level of transmission and fluid condition. If the fluid level is low, that will cause shift difficulties. If the fluid is discolored or has a burnt odor, that...
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Shifting
If you have no reverse gear, it's probably pointless to diagnose the other issues. A known, common issue in this transmission (you probably have the Ford 5R110) is breakage of a snap ring on the Low/Reverse one way clutch. That...
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RPM goes up and down
The very first thing to do when you experience power loss or surging issues, or interesting gauge readings, is have your vehicle scanned for diagnostic troubleshooting codes. Your car can set these codes and not always illuminate the Check Engine...
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Rear differential leak
Hello. Depending on where the leak is coming from, this will determine what needs to be done. If it is coming from the front pinion seal, then it may be the pinion bearing. This is a common failure on this...
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Check coolant
This vehicle has two separate coolant reservoirs in most cases. One of them is for the engine's cooling system, and the other one should be smaller and is for the turbo. The coolant level can be verified by checking the...
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Car won't start.
It is possible that you may have a bad battery cable or a faulty starter motor. If either of these components has broken down your vehicle will not start even with a strong battery. I would ask for help from...
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How can I reset my engine hours on my 2016 f250
On the steering wheel is an Information Display button. Toggle to "Info". Go into "Setup" and you will be able to scroll to the setup panel for engine hours. You can then reset the hours through the menu. In the...
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So that ground issue would cause it to keep burning computers and if the mechanic wasn't compitant he wouldn't think to fix the sh
High resistance grounds or "poor connections" are different than a dead short. To know whether or not a specific short circuit, in wiring or a device, could potentially damage the PCM, it is necessary to know exactly where in the...
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My 2001 Ford f250 super duty 5.7L Triton V8 as I'm driving it acts like it ran out of gas
You may be right that there is a problem in the wiring, but I'm going to guess that you have an open ground wire. The wiring harness will have several locations where a wire comes out of the harness and...
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P0684 glow plug control circuit light on?
The codes do not necessarily mean the glow plugs themselves are faulty. And, in any event, glow plugs are easily tested and should be tested prior to replacement so you don't inadvertently replace good parts. Other causes of the codes...
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I have a 2008 f250 with a 6.4 diesel. I have the updated hoses on it. I moved the top hose at the radiator and I heard pressure re
Your best indication of the efficiency, and condition, of the cooling system is the engine operating temperature. If the operating temperature is in the "normal" range for your engine, then you need not worry. As far as the generation of...
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Throttle response in 7.3 power stroke
Hi Blake. Thanks for sending in your question. Quite often, reduced acceleration with a turbo diesel is caused by excessive carbon build-up in the throttle body, the fuel injectors or even the glow plugs being worn out. Usually, the best...
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Can't find the Fuel Pump Relay on a 2003 Ford F-250 SD 5.4L
The fuel pump relay is behind the radio in an enclosure. To access the relay the radio must be removed. With a wiring diagram, you should be able to do some diagnostics to determine if, in fact, the relay is...
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Will a Ford Econoline 7.3 diesel van/ambulance transmission fit my truck and if so what modifications will I have to make?
I looked up the two applications. The two transmissions are different and, in particular, the transmission control module and PCM and the wiring harness on your 1999 truck are not compatible with the controls on the 1990 transmission. If you...
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I have tons of coolant leaking out the bottom in front of the pulley underneath the truck. I have replaced the radiator recently.
The problem sounds like you have a water pump leaking and it can be verified by doing a cooling system pressure test and then locate the leak to see if it is a water pump or the system hoses or...

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