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Transfer case will not lock front drive line in for 4 wheel drive.
Hi there. Sounds like the chain in the transfer case has broken. If your transfer case has gears, then the gears may have broke off or ground down the teeth. Also, the syncronizer slider in the transfer case could have...
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Heater is not working. Replaced thermostat. Both hoses at firewall are cold. Maybe replace core? 2000 Ford F-250 5.4L
Hi - most likely, either the heater control valve is not functioning properly, or the heater core itself is clogged enough to restrict flow. I would recommend a heater inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic,...
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Advance Trac dash light comes on and the brakes are applying.
Hi there. When the Advanced Trac light comes on and then the brakes are being applied, this means that the traction control system is active. The traction control is designed to apply the brakes to a wheel when the wheel...
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how much for a crankshaft positioning sensor and also how much to have a mechanic put one in
Hi there: Before you have one of our mobile mechanics replace the crankshaft position sensor, you should have them complete a full check engine light inspection first. It's possible that the code being displayed on your code reader is caused...
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Was wondering if you knew where the water pump its located on a 9o f250 v10
The water pump on the V10 Ford engine is in the center front of motor above the crankshaft. The pulley for the fan clutch the water pump is behind this pulley. In order to locate a leak you will need...
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Don't have a owner manual needing number for the park light and dash lights fuse
The parking lights have power from fuse number 17 and is a 15 amp fuse. The headlight switch and parking light relays are powered from this fuse. You should first verify fuse is good then test light switch and parking...
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What if I don't have the convenience option?
Hi there. You can get a remote that has the options to turn on the heater, seat heater, air conditioning, or defroster. If your remote has the functions but they do not work, then you may have to reprogram the...
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Power
Hi there. Usually when you change the battery and you still don't have power to the vehicle, it's due to battery cables that are damaged or possibly corroded with excessive battery acid. You should either replace the battery cables or...
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No start when hot but starts perfect when cold/cooled off for 20+ minutes.
Hi there. Check the Internal Control Pressure Sensor (ICP) and see if its not working properly. If the ICP is working fine, then it is possible that the inner lining in the fuel tank may have come apart and has...
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Leaking clear liquid
Hello. Leaks that expel clear fluid can come from a few different sources. If the vehicle already has known transmission issues, it may be possible that the leak is related to the transmission, even if the fluid that is leaking...
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My truck won't shift outof park
Hello. The advance trac / hill descent lights come on when the computer detects an issue with the vehicle's anti lock, traction control system. It may be possible that the computer has detected a serious issue and has locked the...
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Idle in drive then died now won't crank or start
Hi there. Sounds like the engine gas recirculation valve (EGR) is coming on when the engine is at an idle. Check the EGR and see if its plugged in and working. If so, then remove the EGR valve and clean...
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EOT 250 degrees normal driving while ECT is 194 degrees
Hi there. Check the turbo and make sure that its functioning correctly and you have good boost. If the turbo is working properly, then there may be a plugged catalytic converter on the exhaust system making the engine overheat. This...
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How do I tell the difference between an alternator issue and a starter issue?
If the starter motor is turning the engine over at adequate RPM, then you definitely do not have a starter motor issue. Even if you had a bad alternator (and the alternator should absolutely be tested, certainly when you install...
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Where is the location of the cabin air filter on a 2002 F-250 P/U, 2-wheel drive, Diesel 7.3?
For some reason Ford used three different evaporator case designs in the trucks this year. The filter will be in one of these three locations. Look behind the glove box and there is a cover on case and filter is...
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Reduced engine light 2008 Ford F250
Hi there - unfortunately, this warning can be caused by countless engine or transmission problems. Check for problems codes which cause this indication. Quite often, this message is a protection for the transmission in particular to prevent damage. I would...
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Why doesnt the truck start when changing the oil and fuel filter?
The fuel filters should of been filled before installation. You will need to bleed out all the air from the fuel system to get the vehicle to start. In the future you will need to fill filters before installation. This...
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No start, lack of power to fuel pump
Hello. Most fuel pumps require 12 volts to operate, and will not function properly with anything less. This lack of power is likely the reason why there is no fuel pressure and why the vehicle is not starting. The symptoms...
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Head gasket failure ? 2007 Ford F250 Super Duty
Hi there - you are correct, a blown head gasket can both over-pressurize the cooling system, and super-heat the coolant. I would first check that the cooling system has been thoroughly bled of air. Air pockets inside the engine cause...
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cold start issues and would not start in 28 degree weather.
Hi there. Check the glow plug circuits and the timer circuit to the glow plugs. The block heater should be plugged in during cold weather if the vehicle is left outside. The glow plugs are to heat up the cylinders...

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