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Shifting problem?
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may be low on transmission fluid or the transmission may have a faulty shifting solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use transmission fluid to lubricate internal parts and create hydraulic pressure inside which...
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I have a 2007 mountaineer and the seat will move on its own. now at times if I get in and the seat doesn't move the car makes a lo
Power seat malfunctions can be diagnosed and repaired if you request a power seat malfunction diagnostic. With regard to the hard starting, if you are able to get the car to start more readily by fully depressing the accelerator, you...
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does the plastic intake manifold warp and usally need repacement
There are reports of failure, and consequent leaks, of these plastic manifolds. Indeed, there was a settlement involving a range of Ford products years ago. However, looking at NHTSA data and other sources, I cannot find evidence of any particular...
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Power train light
Hi There, Code P1450 relates to the EVAP system in your vehicle and us unrelated to the power train malfunction you are referring to. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system...
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Bad vibration when accelerating.
This could be a result of the brake caliper sticking. A few different things can make the brakes stick or lock up. The master cylinder may be causing this if it has not been properly bled. If you loosen the...
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i can't get the intake manifold off. something is connected in back ?
Hi there. Typically the distributor will be attached in the rear, which would need to be removed in order to correctly remove the intake manifold. However, there are a few support bolts that are secured behind the intake as well....
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Shifting problem?
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like possibly low transmission fluid, a bad speed sensor or potentially a faulty transmission control module, which also controls the speed sensors. The transmission control module has various sensors such as vehicle speed...
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Charging system
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a bad voltage regulator that may be causing the alternator to fail to properly charge the battery. The voltage regulator is a unit that regulates the charging of the battery by the...
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Very slow coolant leak
Hi there. I wouldn't assume that you have a coolant leak based on coolant being present after the vehicle overheated. In most cases, the coolant will boil out of the radiator cap and cause this type of 'spillage'. If you've...
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Front driver wheel sound
What you are describing sounds like a wheel bearing that may be starting to fail. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface...
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i heard yo mu had to replace the wheel hub if the wheel bering damages is tht true
If wheel bearing is in need of replacement on this vehicle then you will need to replace the entire hub assembly with it since it comes as an assembly incorporated with the speed sensor.
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Rear brakes
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a brake fluid leak, which will cause the brake light to come on as the brake fluid sensor senses the fluid is low. The other possibility may be that the brake pads...
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Fan clutch
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a fan clutch that may be wearing out. A mechanical fan clutch works by helping to control the radiator cooling fan speeds as the engine heats up and cools down. As the...
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Crank but no start
If you are having issues with no spark, this could be due to the ignition coil on the engine. I believe that this engine has only one ignition coil for the whole engine. If this is the case, a faulty...
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car losing power and dieing with stuggle to restart
Common causes of engine stalling and rough idle include a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold start only), worn spark plugs, wires or defective ignition coil(s), inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter,...
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Idle problem and shutting off.
The Oxygen Sensor is picking up an issue with the engine's rpm change through the fuel air mixture. If an Oxygen Sensor was to fail, the computer will make the Idle Air Control Valve constantly move to try and correct...
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My vehicle is overheating.
If you have filled the coolant and it goes away without external leaks then you need to have the cooling system pressure tested to see if there is head gasket leaks inside the engine. If it is then you need...
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I have a 2000 mecury mountaineer. When driving spots in gears between 30 an 40. There is no back fire just misses.
The transmission has an accumulator spring that may be broken or the shift valve in the control module may have a broken spring. If an accumulator spring or a shift valve spring breaks in a transmission, the shifting will be...
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I replaced the output shaft sensor. Do I need to reset the code?
Try removing the battery cables and letting the computer sit for about 1 minute and then hook up the cables or if you have a scanner that can erase the codes. This will clear the engine light and codes to...
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Car won't start batary good relay good alternator good my lights work music plays what could this be
Hello there. In general, when the battery is good and you have a solid power supply to accessories, more often than not the issue exists within the ignition cylinder, ignition relay or the starter / starter relay. The only way...

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