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I am not getting any power when I turn the key to the on position. there is no dash lights only check engine lite comes on.
The problem of having erratic electrical issues with this year Bronco they have problems with the ignition switch losing contact. You should check and replace the ignition switch. When the switch is removed you should check linkage rod and electrical...
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Dies when you step on throttle
The throttle position sensor (TPS) or manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor may not be passing the correct signals to the computer in order to give the correct amount of fuel to the engine when you accelerate. You can disconnect the...
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Crank no start
From what you are saying the vehicle has spark and has fuel pressure of 35 psi. With out a scanner it can not be determined if you have any codes to a particular sensor but i suspect the MAP sensor...
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VERY ROUGH IDLE STALLS WHEN PUT IN GEAR
Hi there. The idle speed of an engine is basically the rotational speed the engine runs on when it is un-coupled from the drive train and the throttle pedal is not being depressed. When an engine is running at idle...
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Why does my Transmission pops out of gear
Hello. Popping out of gear is a common problem when it comes to manual transmissions. The most common reason a manual transmission would jump out of gear is due to low or contaminated fluid, worn synchronizers inside the transmission, or...
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windshield wiper missing spots
If the missing spots are within the area that is actually swept by the moving wiper blades, that means the spring tension on the arm is inadequate. Sometimes the spring that provides the tension will get rusty and sometimes the...
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Water leaking into crank case 1971 Ford Torino
Hi there - wow, what a great restoration opportunity! Water/coolant in the crankcase is never a good sign, possibly a cracked block or cylinder head, or water pipe. I recommend a coolant leak inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic,...
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Need to know if my clutch is out or if it is a problem with my transmission.
The issue seems to be the clutch. When the clutch is engaged and the vehicle is throttled, a slipping motion is occurring all the time. With the clutch pressure plate being worn will contribute to a slipping clutch. When the...
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low idle in gear, stills when accelerating
Hi There, I believe you are correct in that you may have a dirty or faulty idle air control valve causing the motor to want to stall. As you may know, the idle air control valve monitors the air intake...
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Truck wont start or run
If the starter motor is turning the engine over rapidly, at sufficient RPM, but the engine does not catch and run, that means that there is an ignition, fuel, air induction, or mechanical fault in the engine that will have...
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Testing the frequency of my MAP Sensor, it appears to adjust to pressure, but is not in range.
If you are getting a reading of 89HZ out of the MAP sensor with the key on then this is an indication that you are above 15,000 feet in elevation. This would cause the computer to run your vehicle with...
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Gear shifter spring popped off
Hello, thank you for writing in. Inside of the steering column, where the lever actually connects and controls the linkage to the transmission is where that spring should be. There is typically a retaining clip that holds the spring at...
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My 95 f150 starts off by running perfectly, idle is good, no hesitation, then the rpms drop to around 500 and struggles to run
Hello. There will be a few things that I suspect could be causing the idle fluctuation. I would suggest that a technician check things such as the mass airflow sensor, ignition module, and the fuel pressure. The symptoms you describe...
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Would a click, click sound (battery 100% charged) mean a bad starter solenoid, or bad alternator?
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. The issue your vehicle is having may be caused by faulty wiring such as corroded battery to starter wiring or a loose battery terminal. The most likely causes are a bad starter...
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Missing IAC valve vacuum line.
The IAC (Idle Air Control) valve is required to have a vacuum line on it to work the engine properly. The line from the carbon box filter is supposed to be hooked to it, but it may be damaged. Take...
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1996 f350 with 351w want to swap to 12 valve Cummins, how do I do it legally?
Hi there. To be honest, this would require you to replace not only fabricate new motor mount brackets, but completely swap out engine, transmission, drive shaft components. The V-12 is a much longer block so everything behind it would also...
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Replacing rear drum wheel cylinder.
The pistons that are within caliper bores, or drum brake wheel cylinders, are not intended to move any further than the limits set when the brakes are fully, 100% assembled, that is when the shoe and drum (in your case)...
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Trying to find the name of a part 1993 Ford F350 5.8L
HI there - this part is called either a coolant temperature sensor housing or tower (Ford part #18599), depending on which manuals you look at. It was a way for Ford to plug 2 sensors into an area that previously...
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Can I convert it to a 4x4
Hi there. In most cases, trying to convert from two to four wheel drive is more of a hassle than it is worth attempting; for practical applications. However, it is a fun project if you're learning fabrication. There are some...
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Hi Eric. My 1996 Ford E150 Conversion passenger van leaks gas when ever I put it in. I can only put $8-10 in at a time. Help?!?
The likely leak points are the filler neck, the rubber hose connection between the tank and the filler tube and/or the tank itself. Sometimes vent tubes on the tank will crack (where they join the tank) and that can be...

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