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No start issue
These lights are all designed to come on when the key is in the on position prior to starting the vehicle as the computer goes through a series of system checks making sure that each of those systems is working...
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Independently decelerating until car stalls when driving greater than 40 mph. Plus there is high RPM's with acceleration and won't always start in the mornings.
Hi there. Check to see if the fuel pressure on the fuel rail and see if the fuel pressure is around 45 to 65 psi. Run the engine up to a higher rpm and see if the fuel pressure drops....
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When I'm driving, my car does this little lurch thing constantly, like it has little accelerations.
Hi there. Check the idle air control valve (IAC) to see if it's plugged up. When the vehicle sits, sometimes the IAC valve can stop working and get plugged up. Remove the vacuum hose to the IAC valve and see...
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Orange wrench light came on when canceling cruise now womt drive only reverse 2005 Ford Five Hundred
Hi there - the "orange wrench" is even more vague than "Check Engine", since it covers suggested service work as well as problems. Check for problem codes for more detailed information on what really failed. From your other symptom description,...
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went into failsafe can this be cleared by me
Hi there. This problem is very common after replacing engines on modern vehicles. The ECU needs to be reset by a Ford dealership in order to fix this issue.
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Car starts weak and rumbles
As a general rule, car engines do not like cold weather and do not do operate as well in cold weather. When you start your car in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature sensor immediately...
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Misfiring
Th wrench light is your car' check engine light indicating that it needs to be serviced. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases,...
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06 Ford 500
The engine should be scoped to evaluate the secondary firing patterns. That will provide an important clue. Apart from mechanical possibilities such as a blocked exhaust and/or loss of compression, what you are describing is due to an ignition, fuel...
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The steering wheel starts getting hard to turn left or right 2005 Ford Five Hundred
Hi - your symptoms suggest that the power steering assist has become weak. Check the fluid level on the power steering pump reservoir first. If the fluid level is correct, the power steering pump should be checked to see if...
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Need oil pan gasket, valve cover gasket, lower control arm bushings. How much it will cost.
Hi there. The first thing we need in order to provide you with a quote is your location; which will ensure we offer services in your area. Please start by submitting a request for the oil pan gasket replacement](https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/oil-pan-gasket-replacement). Once...
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Can I still Drive my 2007 Ford Fivehundred if the intake manifold gasket needs replacement?
If you have a small vacuum leak at the intake manifold then it may be okay to drive it until you get it fixed, but may have running issues or check engine light on. If the intake is leaking coolant...
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Electrical issues
It is very possible that you could have shorted out your window circuit when the wires behind the radio were touching. I would recommend checking the fuse for the window to see if it has blown. If so, replacing the...
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my starter is not working what should i do to atsrt my ford 500 2007 model
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from...
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My windshield wipers stop working, why mechanic charge $100s plus labor to diagnose what wrong
The wiper motor system consists of a switch, a small electric motor including transmission, interconnecting wiring, and steel linkages to convert the rotational output of the motor to the reciprocating motion needed to operate your wipers back and forth. In...
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Will only start when the throttle actuator is un plugged
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty connection to the throttle actuator or potentially have a throttle control motor that is faulty. Other things that may also cause these kinds of symptoms are things like an idle...
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Will bad engine coils cause the car to not want to accelerate?
Faulty ignition coils can certainly reduce engine power. Ignition coils provide electricity (anywhere from 25 to 50,000 volts) to the spark plugs. That spark ignites the fuel mixture, which forces the pistons down and creating horsepower. With two faulty coils,...
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changed electronic throttle body, wrench lights when stopping hard and taking off fast, lose power
Hi there. The wrench light is a service indicator light that is designed to alert the driver that routine service or maintenance is required. In some cases, this light is illuminated when excessive carbon is detected in the fuel system....
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Do I need to stop driving my car immediately if my check engine light and check transmission light both come on and stay on?
Hi there. Anytime a service or warning light illuminates on your dashboard, it is because the ECU of your vehicle has detected a fault from either a system, sensor or individual component. Some are more serious than others, which is...
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Does a 2007 Ford 500 limted have a top gasket cover? I was told small oil leak, and that this is the issue? how much in labor and
Most likely, they are referring to the valve cover gaskets. In a sense, the valve covers are the 'top covers" of the engine. Since they are located at the top of the engine, they certainly can be leaking and not...
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2006 ford 500 transaxle won't work under 32 degrees farenheit
Has the transmission been serviced in the recent past ? If so, it's possible the wrong type of transmission fluid may have been used. If the transmission has not been serviced recently, or ever, then the fluid may be very...

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