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Lost power to my front brakes but i still have power to the back.
Hello and thank you for your question. When you were able to bleed all four brakes FR, FL, RR, RL, then the proportioning valve is okay. If the valve was sticking, you would not be able to get any fluid...
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Rich, high idle, odd shifts
If the truck runs normal at idle with the iac unplugged this would suggest you have a bad O2 sensor especially if you've confirmed the same running condition with two different iac sensors. I would recommend having a mechanic from...
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how to replace wiper blade arm assembly
Hi there. These arms are usually fairly easy to replace. To remove the entire arm the cover over the nut must be removed. This is at the end of the wiper arm. Once that is removed and the nut is...
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Gas tank's fuel pump stops pumping fuel randomly. Both fuel pumps are new, gas tank is clean, and a new fuel filters were installed.
Hello. The first thing to check when you have complete failure of the unit is the power supply. If the wiring going to the pump is loose or has a short somewhere, the power wont be delivered or will be...
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Starter keeps on turning even after my truck starts.
Hello. Thank you for your question. YourMechanic will gladly assist you in restoring your starting system to factory OEM condition and function. For safety reasons (principally your and your family's safety in operating the vehicle), we cannot repair "redesigns" such...
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Transfercase won't engage into 4lo.
You should first lock in the front hubs and try to move forward in 4hi and then put it in neutral and shift to 4lo. It may take a little move forward and moving shifter to lock it in. My...
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Electrical issues. Brake lights won't go on. Replaced fuse but still keeps blowing.
Hi, thanks for writing in. Whenever a fuse continually blows, you have a short that needs to be located. You stated the power on your dash died and followed with your still trying to get it running. With this I...
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Transmission problem
The VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) is most likely bad and needs to be replaced. The reason that the transmission shifts almost normally with it disconnected is due to the computer is using a failure memory to substitute for the shift...
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Trying to get it started after sitting for five years
My previous comment about timing was in reference to starting the firing order with the correct terminal on the distributor cap. If you have the number one plug wire on the incorrect terminal to start the firing order, this is...
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Timing
The firing order for the vehicle you described is: 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8; the rotation is counter-clockwise. Number 1 on the cap is the terminal closest to cylinder 5 (rear of the cap, on the drivers side). Remember also that it is very...
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I need the part for a 1994 Ford XLT 5.8 liter 4x4 adapter housing transmission transfer case automatic. Where do I get it
Hello and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The adapter housing for your transmission to transfer case on your 1994 could be found at most transmission shops. I recommend looking at performance transmission shops to locate the adapter you need. You could...
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cannot start by key
Hi there. Has the battery been properly tested? Do the combination meter lights come on? Have the battery tested with a digital tester that provides current voltage, cold cranking amps, and state of health. Replace as necessary. Check the fuses/relays...
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I want to know which 5speed Transmissions are compatible with my setup
You need interchange data...try inputting your particulars into www.car-part.com. Also try posting to the Ford Bronco "users groups" on the internet. If you look for a vendor of the rebuild kit for your existing transmission that vendor, if they do...
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Tie rods
The tie rods used on the rear wheel drive version versus the four wheel drive version of the truck are completely different. Insofar as the axle, the cataloging shows a difference in tie rod, depending on whether the axle is...
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I can not hear fuel pumps kick on when I turn key on , I have checked relay, fuse and replaced fuel tank select switch.
Hi there. A plugged fuel filter could cause the fuel pump to work harder and eventually fail. The filter plugged will not prevent the fuel pump from coming on. Turning the key to the on position only, the fuel pump...
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Have to accelerate slowly or dies
Hey there. This problem of stalls on acceleration is most likely caused by the carburetor accelerator pump is not pumping fuel into the engine when the throttle is pressed. This explains the vehicle running great at steady speeds and idles...
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Truck bogs down at wot.
Hi there. It appears as if you've checked all the usual suspects that can impact acceleration "bogging" issues except for two the throttle body and fuel injectors. When you're quickly applying throttle to a fuel injected engine, having a clean...
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Fuel gauge is not working and stays on empty.
The false empty reading on your dashboard can be caused by several different components. One of which is the fuel modules themselves. If they both have failed, it is likely do to an electrical power or data connection feeding into...
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My truck stalls out - 1994 Ford F150
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. If the PIP is still coming up, then check the wiring going to the distributor and make sure that all wires are connected correctly. If you have a magnetic pickup, then, when the engine...
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Driver door won't open from inside or outside.
Hello. If the door will not open, then the issue may be the latch, but it may also be the linkage that connects the handles to the latch. You will need to access the inside of the door panel to...

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