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Multiple sensor error codes
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. For a all of the problems to occur all at once and make the cruise control and A/C quit, too, this is likely going to be a wiring issue. First check the condition...
My brake pedal goes to the ground
The brake master cylinder has two separate chambers inside it, and if one fails, then the other will work but the pedal will go down farther before the single chamber works. You need to have the brakes bled out again...
Battery blew cap off while driving. In a few miles was running rough. Replaced it. Now it will turn over but not start
You need to have the vehicle checked to see why the battery blew the top off. It could be from an overcharge condition that may have blown fuses or burned out a computer or module. The battery acid that may...
Running hot. Replaced.. fuel pump, thermostat, head gaskets, intake, flushed radiator with clean water, cools down sum when reved up
It is common for the water pump impellers to fail on this engine. If the cooling system has been rusty, often times the impeller will simply be compromised because most of it has rusted away. Because your truck seems to...
Oky so everytime i try to start my car it makes this big loud clanking noise consistently on going when i try to start the car
I would need to hear the noise to be sure but when cranking the engine can only be one of two things. This could be the starter drive going bad or the flywheel has teeth worn or missing. Make sure...
Front end shake
If you have any play in the pitman arm or any front end component can cause it to shake when driving. The shocks, ball joints, or kingpins or tie rod ends can all be worn if your pitman arm is...
When I'm driving and the road curves. To the left, there is a rubbing sound. I suspect a wheel bearing or drive axle.
Noise from the front may be from play in a wheel bearing and can be checked by jacking up the wheel to see if it moves when you try to move using top and bottom of the tire. It could...
Obd scan tool is not reading. Car wont start. An battery keeps dying. New battery
Check fuse number 11 in fuse box to see if it is blown. Check all fuses in engine and interior fuse boxes for any blown ones. You may need to try disconnecting the engine control module and reconnecting it...
doesnt want to turn on.... i think the compiuter system of the truck is locked or something
You need to have the fuel system and ignition system tested for fuel pressure and spark out of the ignition. You could also have a bad fuel pump and relay if you have no fuel pressure. You may have a...
Broke spark plug while trying to take it out
Hello. You will need to have the vehicle taken to a mechanic that has the special tool to get the broken plug out (maybe). I say maybe cause the tool may not get out the broken pieces and the cylinder...
Converting manual transmission to automatic
In order to do this swap, you will need to have the powertrain control module(PCM) from the vehicle that has the manual transmission. The PCM from your automatic transmission truck will likely not work when the manual transmission is installed....
Erratic shifting, 2000 Ford F-150
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2000 Ford F-150. This could potentially be a transmission speed sensor issue or a variety of other transmission malfunctions. As you may know, the transmission speed sensor monitors the gear ratio of...
Rough idle, thermostat code
I'm guessing the codes is P0128 Coolant Thermostat (Coolant Temperature Below Thermostat Regulating Temperature). The code and the symptoms you are experiencing may or may not be related. The powertrain control module (PCM) determines operating temperature via the signal from...
Vehicle bucks while driving
It's not likely that servicing your transmission will fix your problem. Without experiencing the problem firsthand, it's difficult to say if what you have is an engine or transmission problem. Obviously, internal transmission issues can result in a harsh downshift...
Can't start, hot relays
It could be that the fuel pump is worn and drawing enough current to get the relay hot, causing it to fail. Fuel pump failure is quite common on vehicles such as yours, so if three mechanics have told you...
Engine not firing
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Ford F-150. You will need to scan the computer to see if there is codes for the crankshaft or camshaft sensor. If you'd like to have this fixed, consider YourMechanic, as a certified...
cold rough idle and P0303 code , run great after clearing code and warming up,
Code P0303 suggests a misfire in cylinder #3. This can happen for many reasons such as a vacuum leak, weak fuel pump (pressure), bad ignition coil, low voltage to the fuel injectors (causing pulse problems) or a faulty mass air...
Engine problems
A rattling sound can be caused by a sluggish camshaft adjusting unit. If the adjusting unit is not adjusting quickly it can also cause the RPM issue as well. A sluggish camshaft adjusting unit can generate faults in the engine...
AC in my truck
Your a/c should of cycled out at 24 psi on the low side and you should not let it get to zero. The a/c cycling switch will need to be replaced first then the system rechecked. You will find the...
Truck is idling poorly
The problem with auto parts stores' code scanners is that they don't accurately download most ancillary error codes, or the technician completing the scan is not trained on how to effectively complete this task. Usually idle issues are caused by...

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