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Leaking coolant from passenger side
Hi there. A properly executed pressure test on the cooling system by a qualified technician will uncover what it leaking and possibly uncover any future potential leaks. I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection to avoid replacing unnecessary...
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Wrench light came on truck has no power and the rpms constantly get higher if put in park
Hi there: The wrench light is service light indicator that alerts the driver that maintenance or service is due for a component. Most of the time, scan that Auto Zone will complete uses a basic scan tool, which does not...
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im having the code p0088 and i need help
Hello. P0088 is the trouble code for "Fuel Rail/System Pressure - Too High." If the computer detects that the fuel system pressure is too high it will set off the check engine light to notify the driver of this issue....
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Are these issues related and could dealership have seen there were glow plug issues when the hooked my truck to their computer.
Hi there. The issue with the 6.0 L diesel engines is that they are to work fine in all conditions, but when the glow plug relay or the circuits fail, the computer will put the engine into limp mode causing...
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AC is not blowing cold and a plastic-like smell when AC is on.
There are different possibilities that could contribute to the plastic smell. The smell could be caused by a coolant leak, an electrical issue, the A/C compressor overheating, or simply an outside smell. Sometimes, plastic bags tend to get stuck...
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Can you just replace the clutch on the AC compressor or do you have to replace the whole thing?
Yes you can just replace the clutch pulley on the a/c compressor. The issue that you may have is the pulley bearing seized up and may have spun on the front of the compressor nose cone and will damage it....
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After hard brake (down hill, 45mph) violent shaking occurs for about 5 miles, then resolves on its own. Is this a brake problem
This is most likely a braking issue. This may be caused by a collapsed or faulty brake line or otherwise lack of hydraulic pressure getting to one of the brake calipers. When this happens, this means that one of the...
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I was driving down the road and my truck was running poorly then died. It will crank but not start.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. Check the air filter for it is not dirty. It may sound silly, but if the air filter is dirty the engine will not start up. Starting fluid produces its own oxygen so you...
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Dark need tail lights an dash lights to work to get home.
Hi there. Hot wiring lights can be dangerous and could cause other problems. If you need the lights to work and all they are is just the dash and tail lights so you can get home, you could get a...
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Cylinder 4 misfire - 2004 Ford F-250
Hi there - yes, these plugs, and their cylinder heads, have proved to be a bit tricky. First tip is to replace the plugs with the engine warm. Second tip is to use one of the "deep sockets" specially made...
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My AC blower motor blows like it's on low no matter what I turn it to. Any ideas?
The blower control switch on the dashboard controls the circuit flow of the blower motor to adjust the voltage from low, to medium, to medium-high, to high. When on high, the circuit bypasses the blower resistor. The blower resistor will...
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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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Acceleration and loss of power issue
The transmission control module (TCM) helps regulate fuel efficiency and power while storing information about the transmission system in its memory. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control...
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My MAP sensor failed I replaced it then it failed again in one day
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. This issue is not the MAP sensor, but rather the mass air flow (MAF) sensor. This sensor is usually missed unless the computer sees it malfunctioning. Most of the time the MAF will get...
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transmission pan continues to leak after replacing seal, took the pan off twice now will not seal?
There has to be some problem with the mating surface on the transmission or the pan and seal. If there are any pieces of the old seal on the pan, the chances the pan will leak at that spot are...
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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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Loud knocking noise and then truck shuts off while driving 2002 Ford F250 Turbo-diesel
Hi - given your mileage, and your high mileage, I suspect this engine knocking could be a problem caused by worn connecting rod or crankshaft bearings; possibly to the point of connecting rod failure. Your mention of light knocking before...
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Wrench symbol shows on dash after cranking the engine. Now the wrench symbol stays on.
Hi there. When the wrench light comes on, this is the symbol used by the computer to alert the driver that there is a problem with the engine or transmission and puts the vehicle into limp mode. You would need...
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What is wrong with my fuel system?
Hi there. Since you are having lots of fuel pumps fail, check the lines to the fuel injectors and also check the fuel injectors them selves. There is a pressure build up on one or more lines causing the pump...

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