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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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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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Transmission not engaging
Hello. If the shifter is moving fine and the truck responds to the shifter position but does not move when the transmission has more than likely failed. If there is no response at all, then it may be the shift...
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My car cranks but won't start
It appears you have performed a lot of work on your Ford F250. However, the information provided is still limited due to not knowing why these parts were replaced. Knowing if the vehicle was running prior to the replacement of...
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Fuel leak.
I would ask for help from a mechanic to look at your fuel system. They will be able to find the leak and make the necessary repairs so that your fuel no longer leaks.
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Engine turns, but won't start
The 5.4L Triton V8's are notorious for the ignition coils failing. There is a TSB out concerning these coils. The engine uses a coil over plug setup and while you can read out faults to see which coils have cylinders...
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Engine turns over, doesn't start
Since this is a 1970 model, then you may have a problem with the ignition system or the carburetor not getting or giving fuel. The points in the distributor or the carburetor may be plugged. I recommend having a mechanic,...
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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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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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Have a 1990 bronco xlt 5.8 switched transmission from a 1995 c6 tranny the transmission gears timing is off wat can i do
Have a transmission mechanic check the transmission to see if it is an internal problem or just the governor needs replaced. You may just have the kick down linkage adjusted wrong and needs a simple reset of linkage. This can...
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Battery over charging new alternator new voltage regulator and new battery
Hey Joe. Thanks for sending the question today. When an alternator is reading higher than it should, there are three possible sources. Either the ECU which controls the production of the alternator is damaged, the alternator itself has an inner...
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Motor stalls or dies as soon as transmission put in D or R.
The problem is internal issue with the clutch bands or the valve body is leaking fluid to forward and reverse at the same time. You will need to have transmission overhauled.
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My f150 xlt has a loud noise coming from under the truck when i drive the faster i go the louder it gets it feels like its gonna f
There may be many causes for noises and cannot tell what it is just by the description you are giving. I would suggest you do not drive the vehicle until having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic comes to you...
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Low oil pressure, trouble staying started, oil leaking
Hi Jordan. When you have a rear main seal leak, it's very difficult to repair without removing the engine. Low oil pressure is typically caused by low oil levels, but also a failing oil pump. However, it usually does not...
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i cant find hydraulic lifter replacements on your quoting. is it an option?
If you pulled out one or more of your push rods you may have had a lifter pulled out of its hole and it would of fell onto the top of the engine block under the intake manifold. You will...
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96 F150 cranks, but wont start. Lack of fuel has been confirmed, but i still need to diagnose the correct part. How do i do that?
If you have confirmed that no power is reaching the pump once the car is running, such a fault can only be diagnosed by tracing the supply circuit (might have to be done, too, while "independently" powering the pump to...
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My headlight bulb came loose and has now melted into the side of the metal fixture it plugs into. What do I do
Hi there. The main part that contains the headlight bulb is called a headlight assembly. In most cases, when the headlight bulb melts inside or is 'welded' of fused to the inside of the assembly, it's best to replace the...
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'72 Mach 1 with 351C. Runs, idles, revs in park. Sputters, chugs and coughs in Drive. Any suggestions?
Check for proper advance of ignition timing. In particular, verify that advance curve you observe matches factory spec. Measure fuel pump output/pressure against factory spec. If engine compression is good and balanced, apart from timing check and fuel pressure check,...
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Loud clicks no start
If what you have is a rapid tapping sound when you turn the key, You are not getting enough current to the starter. When the solenoid engages and connects the starter, the battery voltage rapidly drops to the point where...
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Just put a new carburetor, battery, starter relay, alternator, car stalls out while driving and battery dies when restarted
The battery should be load tested. Simply charging the battery or measuring voltage is not adequate. Measure charging output, too. You want to confirm that the ignition system, including for instance the ignition coil and ignition switch, are not intermittently...

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