Ford Auto Repair Questions and Answers

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Can you please tell me where the PCM is located on a 1997 Crown Vic, base model, gas, 4.6? Also, I am getting OBD codes PO112 and PO113 when I run the diagnostics, they seem to be saying the opposite of each other. Read more...

I have a 03 Ford Windstar 3.8 when i installed the synchronizer did not mark where the inside tip was. Now when i installed after putting motor at TDC i thought he timing is off. Taken apart three times and still timing off. Please help desperate thank you.

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I have a 1999 ford Taurus that has the Duratec 3.0 24valve dohc engine, the pressurized power steering hose line is leaking. I need a diagram and or a DIY video of how to take it out and put the new one in.

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So I Have A ford Focus 2009 and the other night I got a flat tire on the high and I was trying to get over. I get in the free lane and I trying to park and check out what happen as i was going on instead coming to a complete stop I Read more...

I have a 2000 Ford Contour se and my window cable has came loose and I don't know how to fix it back.

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I purchased a truck that had caught on fire. Just give me your best guess. The truck had an aftermarket electric fan added at some point and appears that's what started fire. Fire partially burnt washer wiper tank, battery box, battery and battery wiring to starter.

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I have a rear 1/2 door jammed on f-150 supercab.top latch releases but bottom wont. it was closed real hard.

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I have a 2008 Ford Ranger. The front drivers side brakes are getting warm and causing the rotor to warp and vibrate the vehicle. I only notice this when I have been driving on the highway for a period of time in stop and go traffic.

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I have a 94 Ford Ranger. 3.0 I just changed the head gaskets and now it won't start. It has fuel spark and air but it won't start. Turns over but won't start. It tries to and you can smell exhaust.

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How do you remove the door panel from a 2015 F-150 Crew Cab? I am looking at the front passenger door. I saw this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrGxhkx5yNA which shows the screw locations (except for the two 7mm screws on the bottom edge of the panel).

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I want to swap my 4.6 for a 5.4 engine and want to know what will match up and what will not so i can buy the proper things to make this happen.

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I have had the fuel pump, alternator, and the physio plug for the crank shaft positioning sensor replaced it ran for a couple hours long enough to pass the inspection. On our drive to the courthouse it died and I had to have it jumped off.

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While driving my car with ac on I noticed a white smoke or vapors coming from the defroster. I turned off the ac but the smoke continues to come out.

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I've got a 1997 f150 6 cyl with 167,000 miles that started cutting out, then wouldn't start. I checked the fuel pump (wasn't working), so i put a new fuel pump and fuel filter and the pickup started and ran good, but after i turned it off it won't start again!

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MY 1992 FORD CROWN VIC STARTS FINE AND ALL THE FLUIDS ARE WHERE THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO BE BUT WHEN I SHIFT THE CAR INTO ANY GEAR THE CAR WILL NOT MOVE. I HAVE TO CUT THE CAR OFF & REPEAT MULTIPLE TIMES BEFORE IT FINALLY ALLOWS ME TO ACCELERATE. CAN SOMEONE PLEASE TELL ME WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY CAR???? THANKS IN ADVANCE.

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How Things Work

Radio Unlock Codes- Stereo Shows LOC or INOP

Does Your GM Radio Display Show LOC or INOP? Did you disconnect or replace your battery or radio and now the theft system is activated? Don't pay the Dealer up to $100 to unlock your stereo ?

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Common Engine Codes

Oxygen Sensor Code P0130 - P0141

The powertrain control module (PCM) supplies a bias voltage of about 450 mV between the heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) high signal circuit and the HO2S low reference circuit. When measured with a 10 mega ohm digital voltmeter, this may display as low as 350 mV. The oxygen sensor signal varies from about 800 mV when the exhaust is rich, to about 50 mV when the exhaust is lean.

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