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Non-ethanol fuel
Hi There, Your truck should run just fine with non-ethanol fuel and in fact may run a bit better with pure non-ethanol fuel. Many of today’s engines are equipped to run on E85 fuel which is a high ethanol content...
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My 2000 Ford, F150 won't start ,replace battery and fuel pump
Hello there. When a vehicle will not start, it is usually due to a lack of the correct air / fuel mixture or the inability to ignite the fuel inside the combustion chamber at the correct time. Although the fuel...
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Im putting in a2005 ford 4.2 in my 98 ford f150 do you see any problem
Hello. If you are using the base engine then you should be just fine. The intake and exhaust as well as the sensors will work different so all of that will need to be switched over.
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intake runner butterfly adjustment screws
Since your question relates to something that is very specific, I would recommend consulting a service such as AllData or Mitchell Prodemand. These are online based services that have many procedures and specifications that are available for most vehicles. You...
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Slow accelaration
Hi there. When you hear a loud air noise that is accompanied by lack of acceleration, it's typically caused by either a vacuum leak or exhaust leak. The vacuum leak will be due to a vacuum hose that is split...
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Can a 2002 ford f150 2wd supercab use front lift spacers? I found some online for about a 2in lift.
Hello. It really depends on what spacers they are. There are spacers that are made to work on this vehicle but they will change the geometry of the front suspension and will cause tires wear over time. I would need...
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Ignition Coil
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations...
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Hey Chris, i have a 1999 ford e-150 that needs passenger front spring and shocks, work truck in pretty rough shape. Worth repairi
Hi there. If the truck is in rough shape, you might want to have a local shock install shop swap them out, as it's probably more affordable than having a professional mobile mechanic come to your location. If you have...
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I have a 97 f150. Put a new trans in the truck. It has reverse but no forwards. Which is the same thing the old trans was doing
Hi there. Unfortunately, without knowing the details of what exactly was replaced or removed during this service, it's very difficult to pinpoint why this is happening to your vehicle. In most cases, when a transmission engages reverse but not a...
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How many gear oil does a 1997 ford working van require?
the rear axle take 75w140w 5.5 pints. The engine takes 6 quarts of oil with filter 5w20w synthetic blend oil or better. Transmission takes 14 quarts of mercon V.
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will a bad catalyst cause my truck to not want to stay on?
If the catalytic converters are broken apart inside the exhaust you will get a rattle in most cases and the loose substrate inside can partly or completely block the exhaust flow and cause loss of power and stalling or no...
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Problem bleeding my brakes , can't get it to bleed out
You will need to use a scanner to activate the ABS bleed function. If you still cannot get fluid out of any brakes then you may have a problem with the ABS module. The bleed function should work unless there...
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Where is the wiper pulse board located in a 2003 Ford Econoline van E-250.
The aftermarket part for your vehicle is the Dorman wiper motor pulse board module 906-151. If you view an image of this module on the Internet and then look beneath your dashboard above the brake and accelerator pedal area, you...
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Fuel supply issue
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the fuel system...
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Rethreaded my spark plug and may have dropped some small metal shavings in the plug hole is there a way to get them out
The only thing you can do to get out the metal shavings from the cylinder without removing the cylinder head is to use a long air hose pressure probe into spark plug hole and blow air into cylinder to try...
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Pulley squeeling 08 v6 f150
It sounds like you may have a belt tensioner pulley that may be starting to fail. As the bearings inside the tensioner pulley begin to fail, you may experience a bit of screeching or squealing in some cases as you...
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New fuel pump. New relay. New fuse. New cam sensor stil will not start
The fuel pump should run momentarily at key "on". You can use a voltmeter to confirm if power is present during that brief interval when you turn the key to the "on" position. If there is no power (or you...
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After it rains my car rumbles in low rpm and accelerates slowly, the service engine soon also comes on
You may be getting water into the ignition and electrical system from engine fan blowing it all over the engine. In order to find the connections that are not sealed good you will need to have the computer tested to...
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I have a 2008 f150 it won't drive over 15 miles. And it shake. Changed the coil pads and spark plugs already. Still won't pick up
It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside and uses...
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So I tried releasing my second row seat in my 2004 ford freestar but it got stuck on a different latch in a different spot
It is possible to have a mechanic come out on a mobile visit which should allay your concern as to the cost. To guide in you in something like this, I would need to actually see what you have. Broadly,...

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