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Replacing the MAF sensor
The Delphi MAF part number for your 1993 is AF10116. That part number was in fact used in the model year 1994 Rangers with either the 2.3L or the 3.0L engine. AF10116 was also used in the 1994 and 1995...
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Grinding/ scraping sound coming from I believe front right wheel. Checked brakes and pads on both front and back. All replaced
You should lift the wheels off the ground and spin each front wheel to see if there is looseness or noise from one of the wheels? If one wheel is noisey then remove wheel and inspect brakes for problems and...
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New brake pads worn down twice in a month ruining new rotor
Hi there. Thanks for taking time to contacting us today. There are typically three reasons why brake pads will wear excessively as you've described. First, if the wrong components are used or installed incorrectly, if the brake calipers are not...
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My 2007 Ford Fusion RR turn signal/brake light is not working, but the regular tail light is. The bulb has been recently replaced
It sounds like you have narrowed the cause to a faulty bulb holder, although be sure the issue is not the bulb base, that is the tiny metal contacts on the base of the bulb. Typically, the bulb holder can...
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I have a 2006 Mazda 6i
You should first have the computer checked to get the stored codes to see if one or more spark plugs fouled out with oil. You will need to have the PCV valve and hose checked and replaced as needed. If...
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Manual transmission stick taken out while in reverse, now it is stuck in reverse, even with the stick feeling like in neutral.
Try to manipulate the linkage, right on the transmission case, while moving the output shaft. If that does not work, there may be an issue internally with the shift fork or other transmission components. If the transmission has 200,000 miles...
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My 93 Ford Ranger recently started stuttering both when idle and while accelerating.
The problem sounds like an ignition misfire and would need to check the plug wires and spark plugs for problems and if they are real old more than three years old then replace plugs and wires and then if problem...
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why does my transmission shift hard from 2nd to 3rd
Hi Samuel. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In this case, I would tend to agree with the transmission specialist. The 2009 Ford Fusion and Focus (along with a few other years) are notorious for having a rather aggressive shifting automatic...
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We have a 2000 honda accord. The motor isn't out but the windshield wipers aren't working. We've already changed the fuse.
The windshield wiper motor typically has splines on it which the wiper arms connect to. It is possible that this splined shaft could have had the splines rounded off. This would cause the motor to spend but nothing would actually...
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I have an 08 Ford escape 2.3 and it shifts very hard goin into 2 and I have had alot of people tell me alot of different things
Transmission shift problems can be caused by simple faults, such as a low fluid level, contaminated fluid, plugged filter in the pan, bad shift solenoid(s), poor working PCS (Pressure Control Solenoid), faulty throttle position sensor or speed sensor, or dirty...
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Severe grinding noise when accelerating on right side of front of vehicle. Video of wheel: https://youtu.be/nEgo_9Brw0c
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us and posting the video - it's a huge help. Here is the bad news you don't want to hear - it's likely a wheel bearing. They should be replaced in pairs, so you'll want...
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1992 Ford Ranger 2.3 l 5 speed manual swap to 302 Ford with 5-speed manual but engines from 1981 is it do able
The swap is possible but it is impractical especially if you intend to register the vehicle for use on public roads. The alteration in weight will require suspension/alignment modifications that will have to be engineered. Even prior to doing this...
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I have an error code PO730 on my 2001 Honda Accord. Is there a cheaper way to fix my transmission? How long can I drive it?
Hi Marcel. P0730 is the OBD-II generic code for an incorrect gear ratio detected in an automatic transmission. The ratio of a combination of engine speed and throttle position and the speed of the transmission is used to determine what...
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Deep bumping noise when accelerating and truck doesn’t accelerate very well
The loss of power can be caused by several different causes and would need further diagnosis. First have computer scanned for service codes and have fuel pressure checked to make sure it is above 35 psi and does not drop...
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I have a 2007 Mazda 3. The AT light is on and the car is only driving in third gear. It is automatic. How serious is this problem
If a warning light is on, there may be trouble codes available for download. Those codes may provide reliable clues to the nature of the malfunction. Apart from a few external control issues, such as throttle controls and the vehicle...
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can i drive less than one mile if my car has the radiator push back on the fan?
It would be best not to operate the engine. Mobile repair is available which eliminates the need to operate or move the vehicle. If you desire mobile repair, please request service and the responding certified mechanic will assist you right...
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Went too long without oil change and started hearing metal clanking noises. What should I do?
Hi Delmy. Thanks for contacting us today. The truth is, without removing the valve covers and inspecting the internal engine components, there is no way to be 100% what damage has occurred and what repairs are needed. When you have...
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My truck started off stalling than advanced to bad shifting in 4th gear would the 02 senser cause that
There are two oxygen sensors on your vehicle, one upstream and one downstream. To determine whether these sensors are functioning or not requires graphing of the sensor voltage output using an appropriate scan tool. Upstream versus downstream sensors have a...
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I can't find the bolt specifications for my transmission bellhousing to engine
Ford dealers still have the complete part diagrams for the 1992 models but you will have to walk into the dealer to see them; they won't go over these detailed diagrams with you on the phone for a long list...
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Starting a engine without transmission installed
If the starter bolts to the transmission bell housing, that component would have to be re-installed. If the starter bolts to the engine block, then you can use the starter as is to start the engine. However, it is likely...

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