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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...
Suddenly a whole lots of problems have occurred!!! Help!
My first thought is you have moisture inside your distributor cap. This is a very common issue with older vehicles. I suspect all these issues are caused by a single issue. Since it is overheating, I would certainly be checking...
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...
I'm looking for the heater blower fuse (30 amp)
The 1991 E250 Econoline does not use a fuse, but a blue fusible link wire that is off of the yellow wire, which comes off of the power side of the starter relay on the fender. This then goes straight...
I need my transmission replaced.
I think these both take the same transmission for the Mach 1 since the Mach 1 had both engines and only came in the manual transmission. You should check with other Mach 1 owners to make sure before going through...
I'm on the side of the road, the tension pulley bolt came loose now it won't go back in
Look at the threads to see if the bolt is left hand threads, or standard right hand threads. If the threads are damaged, then use a thread chaser to clean them out. If the pulley bearings seized, it may have...
My van after runs 5-10minutes it overheats
Have you checked your fan clutch? They are designed to allow some slipping when the vehicle is cold, and then tighten up once the vehicle is up to temp. A blown head gasket is also possible. If you decide to...
Blew bunch white smoke and radiator drained
White smoke and water out of the exhaust can be caused by either the intake of head gaskets. The intake will have to be removed whether to replace the intake gasket or the head gaskets so it will be part...
Can't find a ecu.
You can use the engine but you are going to have a hard time getting it to work since the two years are a generation apart when it comes to the computer systems. The 1994 was an OBD1 and the...
1970 Ford Ranch Wagon 351c starting and running problem.
The first thing to do is to look at and check the points and then check the fuel pressure to the carburetor. If all is okay, then check the carburetor for flow of fuel into it by using small spray...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Tapping noise at high rpm only.
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Ford E-150. The noise may be the engine is pinging from pre-ignition. This can be due to ignition timing that is too far advanced. Another possibility is that the EGR valve is not...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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