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Taillights and brake lights don't work
The multifunction switch has a manufacturer recall that is active on the switch since 2011. The switch may be the cause of all lights on the rear to fail. The recall ID is 11V352000, and is dated 7/13/2011. I recommend...
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Short in turn signals
Hi. If the fuse is blowing, you have a short to ground. If the parking lights flash with the turn signals or the brakes, check all 4 bulbs. There are two filaments in your turn bulbs. When either burns out,...
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Driver front caliper rubbing rotor
The problem is you have not seated the bearing correctly onto the hub or the hub and axle got damaged when the bearings spun on them. If you cannot tighten the bearings down after putting the tire back on, you...
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Q: Truck stalls
The idle air control valve on your car may be defective, causing the low idle. A couple checks would have to be done to determine if this is the case: your engine needs to be checked for any vacuum leaks,...
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P0113 code high input...changed MAF and ran for 5 minutes then began to idle pop or burp again
The code P0113 is for the inlet air temperature sensor not being correct. In order to test the sensor, you will need a scanner that can access the data of the computer to see what the input temperature the sensor...
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Starter not turning
Hi there. If you hear a click, then the first thing I typically do is find where that click is coming from. Most of the time, the clock is the starter trying to engage but it is unable to crank...
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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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My truck jumps and shakes when accelerating
It is possible for problems with the ignition system to cause this issue, including spark plugs or ignition coils not firing under load. You should have a scan for trouble codes done to check for codes related to the misfiring....
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Speedometer stops on 40 mph until driving for 20 minutes and then regains correct speed on the speedometer with no other noticeable issues.
Hi there. The issue with your speedometer not working properly is the transmission output shaft speed sensor has a faulty pickup or broken wire inside it. The speed sensor has a magnet that reads between teeth on a gear within...
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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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Getting too much gas and it's flooding out through the cylinder
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. If fuel is coming out of the exhaust pipe, then the fuel is not being burnt. Check the spark plugs and wires to make sure that they are not burned. If the spark plugs...
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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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Crankcase ventilation hose, valve cover to intake? - Excursion 6.8 l
Hello - this piece is part of the crankcase ventilation system, and has a PCV valve underneath. It vents crankcase fumes to the air intake system for combustion, regulated by the PCV valve. This hose is available separately from either...
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2000 ford excursion v10 altinateor replaced still not charging, can drive 45 min before battery dies and truck stops running
Hello, thank you for writing in. This is going to be a process of elimination. To start, the charging system may be having issues with the battery or the alternator. Both should be tested to make sure they are working...
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My 2001 ford F350 triton V10's engine began cranking in the middle of the night.
The issue is with your ignition switch. The switch is turning on the starting circuit to the starter and not disengaging the circuit unless you turn off the key. I recommend replacing the ignition switch. If you need further assistance...
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99 F250 V10 oil in coolant
You will need to flush system out a few times and then make sure to flush out all the dawn you are using or the dawn will foam up. You should replace the radiator cap if you cannot clean out...
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Started hits flywheel but won't turn till crank is turned half turn
The first thing to check is the battery voltage. It should be 12.6 if the battery is fully charged and shouldn't drop below 10 when the starter is engaged. You might just have a weak battery and some engines are...
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The turn signal blinks rapidly so I replaced and it worked ok but then blinked rapidly again after awhile then rapidly again.
What you are describing sounds like a bad turn signal flasher. The flasher unit is an electrical unit that is usually located under the hood and is wired with the turn signal lights. This flasher sends short intermittent bursts of...
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Oil leaked out, van ran hot and radiator had a leak oil was splattered everywhere and backed up into the coolant jug 2002 Ford E350 Super Duty
Hello - I suspect you will find blown head gaskets based on the oil in the coolant" observation, with indications of extremely high pressure coming into the cooling system. Hopefully the determination you have that cylinder heads themselves were not...
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Wont start in park but will start in neutral
You may have a worn shift tube bushing in the steering column or loose shift lever at bottom of steering column inside van. Check the tube where shift cable connects to column and may need shift tube replaced.

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