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1995 Ford F350 doesnt want to shift smoothly from first to second gear but is fine from all other gears.
Hi there. Typically when the transmission is having difficulty shifting from first to second gear with an automatic transmission it is typically due to an obstruction of transmission fluid inside the inner hydraulic lines. This can be resolved by having...
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1995 Ford F350 shiffting into 2nd roughly but then smooth after that. changed out transmission fluid and filter did not help.
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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My 2000 F-250 completely stalls randomly
The most common cause of random stalling on this vehicle is a failure in the camshaft position sensor or in the connection at the sensor. This causes the computer to lose the signal and stall. If there are other electrical...
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I took the ignition actuator rod out of my 1997 F250 and broke the small plastic piece that goes in front of it , is it fixable
Column parts are vended separately but once you get past 10-15 years, whether the Ford cataloged part is still vended will not be known until your VIN is actually input in the Ford parts database. However, even if you need...
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No start
Hi there. The only thing that pops in my head initially is perhaps a ground wire or other electrical connection is faulty or not attached correctly or there is a restriction of oil pressure somewhere triggering a fail safe. You...
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Retired gem, now truck will not start Unless it is in neutral, speedometer, airconditioner, and radio doesn't work. No codes
Hi there. Off the top of my head, there would be two possible sources of this problem. If for some reason the battery cables were not removed while completing the service, it's likely that the ECU itself or hopefully just...
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Dont have any parking lights.
Usually when a fuse blows, this is because of a short in whatever system the fuse is for. If the fuse is blowing every time the system gets powered up by the switch, this is a major short. I would...
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Can it be fixed
you did not mention what was wrong that needs to be fixed? There is no problem that cannot be fixed. Let us know what the problem is you are having for an in depth analysis of your issue.
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My clutch pedal sucked to the floor just had the clutch replaced two months ago 2000 Ford F350 Super Duty
Hello - your symptoms suggest the clutch hydraulics or mechanical linkage components have failed completely. The OEM clutch line includes a "quick-connect" fitting that may have come loose or failed, given the recent maintenance. Checking the fluid level, and that...
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Not getting no power, no lights, no crank, no radio, no start.
The problem is in your charging/starting system. Most likely, you just have bad batteries (since your truck uses two). A professional, such as one from YourMechanic, can diagnose and repair your starting problem as needed.
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pours white smoke out exhaust and is sluggish in first and second
Diagnosing smoking issues on a Turbo Diesel is really difficult to do remotely. However, if it's white smoke that is coming out upon early start up, it's commonly due to an over rich situation with a turbo, or in worse...
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How much is the 255,000 scheduled maintenance on a 99 F250 SD 7.3 diesel
Hi there. To review the expected maintenance that is required for your 1999 Ford Super Duty, click this link and enter your vehicle information. Once you've submitted the info, review the maintenance required based on mileage and you can request...
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OBD II code P1247pd repair solutions?
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No air blowing and compressor not coming on
You may have two different problems or the a/c control switch went bad. The blower since it has power then the blower resistor or blower switch may be bad. For the compressor not coming on you would need to have...
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I have a 99-00 ford f-350 diesel engine 7.3. The truck is off and without paying attention I had been pouring oil in the transmiss
Hi Stephen. I would strongly recommend having your transmission fluid flushed as soon as possible. Engine oil and transmission hydraulic oil are quite different in their viscosity and the jobs they perform. Engine oil will quickly bind up inside the...
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Not starting cranks over puffing white smoke
White smoke generally indicates that you may have an internal engine problem, such as a head gasket leaking coolant into a cylinder. Lots of white exhaust smoke on start up is usually a sign of a head gasket problem. If...
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I got a F350 Diesel I put a alternator on a new starter a new starter relay and new alternator and the starter stays engaged with
Check the wiring on the starter to the ignition switch and see if they are crossed on the solenoid of the starter. If the wiring is crossed, the starter solenoid will stay engaged as the starter is engaged. If the...
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Check engine light on and bogs down
Hi there. Looking at the OBD-II trouble codes you provided us and your symptoms, it appears you have a torque converter solenoid or torque converter issue that is causing the sluggish driving and check engine light. The Powertrain Control Module...
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Temperature Gauge not working after Coolant system work
You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that generates the...
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I plugged in a new TPS, now I can't accelerate the engine, and my overdrive and checked engine came on.
Hi there. Either the wiring to the TPS - throttle position sensors - has a broken or loose contact and is not making the sensor register properly or the sensor that was installed could be the wrong design and causing...

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