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disarm door lock keypad 2016 f150
Hi there. I'm not sure you can disable the keypad, but you can change the code. You might want to watch this video to see if it helps. If not, you might have to contact the dealership to reprogram this...
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Bad gas flush fuel system 2015 Ford Expedition
If contaminated gasoline is suspected or proven, your only recourse is to drain, and possible clean, the fuel tank. The system filter would have to replaced as well and you have to hope nothing got past that filter to the...
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Slight vibration and a humming noise coming from steering column and the front wheels
Based on the symptoms you are describing, you may have a wheel bearing that has developed some free play and may also have dried out. This can cause both a vibration and a humming noise. If you have altered the...
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Brake grabbing
Non OEM pads and rotors can cause this as well as loose or distorted torque plates or improperly aligned parts. If the rotors were resurfaced they might have excessive thickness variation (if thickness variation on the rotor exceeds .001 inches,...
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2014 ford f150 stopped going into recycle air mode.
Hello. Since the light is turning on but the air flow is not changing then that usually means that the mode door actuator is failing. It is common on this vehicle. The actuator would need to be replaced and some...
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Smoking out of exhaust and smell of oil for lincoln mks
Some smoke at start up can be normal, particularly white smoke from condensation. However, continuous smoking after the first few minutes signifies a problem with the engine that you should seek to have identified in an engine smoking diagnostic. If...
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2012 ford f-150with ecoboost. Makes roaring sound when foot lifted off accelerator when going > 20 mph.runs fine. runs fine.
Hi there. A roaring sound while decelerating can be caused by a damaged wheel bearing or in some cases an exhaust leak. Depending on where the noise is coming from would determine the source of the issue and thus, the...
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How do I correctly use selectshift on my 2011 f150
The select shift is used to manually shift the transmission when you want it to shift. You can keep it in gear and should not exceed to the redline of the engine rpms. You can also use it to keep...
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Ratteling passanger door
A rattle inside the door would require the door panel to be removed to see if there is something loose or there is another issue like broken glass from a broke window from the past. Once the door panel is...
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Have a Ford F150 (2013) w/EcoBoost. Check Engine Light on with error code P05410. Can't find that code
Hi There, Code P0510 relates to the computer detecting an incorrect position in the throttle plate relative to the position of the throttle according to the computer, which gauges this throttle position according to differences in signal voltage. When an...
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Check Engine Codes P0014 and P054A
These codes are for the exhaust camshaft sensor or camshaft alignment issue. There is a long pinpoint test that needs to be done to try and verify if the sensor, wiring or camshaft solenoid is the issue. If the codes...
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will a 17 inch donut spare tire fit on my car with 20 inch rims,i have a 2010 ford taurus sho with the perfomance package
Hello. Yes as long as the donut has the correct offset then it will clear the brakes and work just fine.
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2011 f150 ecoboost 3.5 overheating while towing 6500 lbs trailer up parleys, what could the issue be? Instantly cools when off gas
Hi there. You are correct in assuming that many turbo-powered F-150's have issues with intercoolers wearing out - especially when they are put under significant loads and hill climbing as you've described. To be honest, most automotive manufacturers never assume...
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I have a 2013 Ford Explorer. There is 76,000 miles on it. At about 70,000 miles, I started hearing a noise when I would turn my wh
Hi Georgia. Thanks for writing in tonight. Generally speaking, all three issues could be a distinct possibility around the 70,000 miles or 4 year period on your Ford Explorer. Struts generally should be replaced every 75,000 miles, power steering fluid...
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I got 150000 on my 2011 sho when should I change my timing chain?
Hi Robert. Thanks for writing in today. Although it's vital to change belts and hoses on a regular interval (as they are designed to wear), there is no recommended replacement for a timing chain. In theory, the timing chain should...
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F150 starting system fault
You may have open recalls for the shift select transmission range sensor that needs to be done. This sensor will cause the fault and will also cause other issues like no reverse lights or showing correct gear selected. It can...
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I just installed some led brake lights on my 2011 f150. They worked fine at first, but now my brake lights are not functioning. Th
I would recommend attempting to reinstall the old tail lights to see if those work. If the old taillights work then it would be the new ones that are causing the problem. If the old ones do not work it...
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Low compression cylinder 2 and 4
If the compression is below the minimum specified in the service manual, the mechanical (or head gasket) issue causing that will have to be resolved. Either the cylinders (2 and 4) are leaking through the head gasket, the valves or...
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Arrive advanced track, car jerked and slowed at highway speed
Hi Dylan. Thanks for contacting us today. Generally speaking, this type of warning light will occur together (meaning the service advanced track system and the traction control light) when an ABS or Speed Sensor is either damaged or has a...

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