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My steering Binds up and got stuck once what could it be
The problem most likely is in the steering gear box control valve. It is part of the gear box. Try to jack up and support the front tires and with engine off try and see if the wheels can be...
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Window won't roll up
In order to save your interior from the weather, I would recommend having this issue diagnosed and resolved immediately. Your door panel may need to be removed in order to inspect and fix this issue. Enlist the help of an expert...
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White smoke coming from tailpipe
The white smoke is a sign that coolant or water is leaking into the cylinders. The radiator and overflow container are examined and checked for the right amount of fluids. The engine oil is checked next to make sure it...
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Shifting
If you have no reverse gear, it's probably pointless to diagnose the other issues. A known, common issue in this transmission (you probably have the Ford 5R110) is breakage of a snap ring on the Low/Reverse one way clutch. That...
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Rear differential leak
Hello. Depending on where the leak is coming from, this will determine what needs to be done. If it is coming from the front pinion seal, then it may be the pinion bearing. This is a common failure on this...
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Glow plug
Hi there. With newer diesel engines and the advanced timing systems they have, the importance of fully functional glow plugs once the motor is lit is less important. However, as the weather gets colder, starting a diesel engine with the...
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Fluctuating transmission temp gauge
The most likely cause of this issue would be a faulty transmission temperature sensor. I would recommend having your transmission temperature sensor inspected and tested for proper function by a qualified professional. If the transmission temperature sensor is functioning improperly,...
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Are engine light keeps coming on for a year EGR cooler and EGR valve replaced EGR valve replaced twice light still coming on
You will need to have system scanned for codes first and repair any received codes first. The exhaust pressure sensor may not be reading correctly and would cause the problem you are talking about. Make sure any other codes are...
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Front wheel of truck won't move and making grinding noise
If you had your brakes removed and hub will not turn freely then it is the bearing in the hub. I would recommend replacing both front hub bearings since they both have equal amount of wear and the other side...
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how long should it take to replace a brake vacuum pump on a 2003 Ford F-250 super duty ?
Without diagnosis or testing the vacuum brake booster pump will take less than 1.5 hours. The time may vary if components are rusted, corroded or any other problems are encountered.
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Replaced 5r110 transmission in 2004 f350 6.0 4x4, hard shifts or slipping transmission. Also doesn't always engage reverse.
If this is a new or rebuilt transmission, and external controls (throttle position sensor, solenoids, TCM, harness, etc.) have ALL been diagnosed and tested, the transmission is likely defective and should just simply be returned to the vendor, again though...
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No throttle response until warm, then not very good.
Hi there. The EBPV (exhaust back pressure valve) is sticking or the EBP (exhaust back pressure) sensor tube is wet which freezes in the cold preventing the EBP sensor from seeing the increase in EBP as you attempt to throttle...
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How much time should it take to replace the alternator and serpentine belt on the 2008 Ford F350 6.4 diesel
Hi there - I believe if you use the "pull the fender inner liner" approach, it's about a 2-hour job. Much longer task otherwise.
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wrench light came on, what does it mean?
Hello. The wrench light Illuminating on your particular vehicle is very similar to a check engine light. When the wrench light comes on the vehicle may go automatically into limp mode. Limp mode is when a vehicle will limit the...
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My dashboard lights,gauges,radio and power windows don't work. I can start my truck right up and drive.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically with the first symptoms you described I would direct you to check all of your fuses, focusing on the instrument cluster fuse. However considering the engine is showing signs of stress, you may...
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Starts fine then after a minute or so starts to misfire.
Hi there. Check the oil pressure to the fuel injectors and see if the pressure is dropping. The injectors require the oil pressure to make them work and if the pressure is dropping, then the injectors will not fire. If...
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cold start issues and would not start in 28 degree weather.
Hi there. Check the glow plug circuits and the timer circuit to the glow plugs. The block heater should be plugged in during cold weather if the vehicle is left outside. The glow plugs are to heat up the cylinders...
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Glow plug 5 3 and 2 have open circuits.
Hi there. The glow plug module will effect all the glow plugs not just 2, 3, and 5. I recommend replacing the glow plugs and the harness to the glow plugs. This is similar to replacing plugs and wires (same...
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Stalling at cold start, replaced idle air control valve 1990 Chevy P30 6.2 l diesel
Hi - there are a few other component problems that could be causing your poor cold starting. One or more failed glow plugs and air leaks in the air intake will cause poor cold-start and cold-running behavior. I would recommend...
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No start when hot but starts perfect when cold/cooled off for 20+ minutes.
Hi there. Check the Internal Control Pressure Sensor (ICP) and see if its not working properly. If the ICP is working fine, then it is possible that the inner lining in the fuel tank may have come apart and has...

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