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1983 Bronco catalytic converter


February 22, 2017, 11:40 pm

Hello, I have a 1983 Bronco (full size) on which a previous owner modified the exhaust. The PO removed the catalytic converter and installed dual 2.5 OD exhaust piping with glasspack mufflers. T... Read more »

Crankshaft fell out of my 2002 Taurus


January 13, 2017, 1:43 am

I started my 2002 Ford Taurus and drove about 3 blocks, then my crankshaft fell out onto the road. The pistons were still attached to it. Why did this happen? My mechanic said it's gunna cost at ... Read more »

"Ford Confirms 300-Mile Range Electric SUV, F-150 Hyb rid and Mustang ...


January 6, 2017, 9:18 pm

Ford Confirms 300-Mile Range Electric SUV, F-150 Hybrid and Mustang Hybrid – and More http://www.hybridcars.com/ford-confirms-300-mile-range-electric-suv-f-150-hybrid-and-mustang-hybrid/ Itâ... Read more »

2002 Taurus Duratec rear manifold replacemet.


December 31, 2016, 11:50 pm

Anyone here ever have the opportunity or priveledge to change the back bank exhaust manifold/integrated Cat Converter on a 24 valve (dohc Duratec) Ford Taurus??? What all needs to be removed to gai... Read more »

a little rant


December 29, 2016, 3:38 pm

Ok, so as you know, due to my belt squeaking, I decided to not only replace it but the tensioner and idler pulley too. Normally, this wouldn't seem that tough of a job, except...... Since I cou... Read more »

Continental K49220 - Drive Belt Kit will it or won't it fit my '03 Taurus w...


December 22, 2016, 11:52 pm

Just picked up this kit today in the hopes of changing out the tensioner, belt, and pulleys tomorrow. The question is: will it fit? Car is the '03 Taurus wagon, 3.0 OHV. Rockauto says it will;... Read more »

How can I make a 2015 e250 Van ride smoother?


November 19, 2016, 2:32 am

I have a 2015 e250 Van. Converted it for handicap use. It rides very rough/stiff. I threw a few hundred pounds in the back for a smoother ride, but it didn't work. Any suggestions on how to make the ... Read more »

Thunderbird wont start withou priming it but runs fine after that


November 11, 2016, 12:25 pm

It wont start even warmed up unless you prime the carb it does have the throtle botty injection Read more »

Re: American Experience: Tesla


October 20, 2016, 10:18 am

Here's a good free Kindle book about Nicola Tesla https://www.amazon.com/Nikola-Tesla-Imagination-Invented-Century-ebook/dp/B00CATSONE/ref=sr_1_2?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1476957401&sr=1-2&keyw... Read more »

Troubleshooting Alternator / Voltage Reg

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October 2, 2016, 5:02 pm

Alternator is not charging battery. Connections and cables are all good, no voltage drops. Battery holds a charge, checked under load and is fine. This one has separate alternator and regulato... Read more »

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Ford Focus Technical Service Bulletins for oil burning smell rating: 5

I have a 2001 Ford Focus ZX3 that has the infamous burning oil smell. I've looked into it a little and tracked down these three technical service bulletin summaries that address the problem. Does any... Read more »

Ford 3.0l VULCAN HEAD CRACKS rating: 5

Can anybody that has had to replace a cracked ford 3.0L vulcan head tell me where it cracked or what went wrong with it? bob. Read more »

Some questions on this carfax report rating: 5

I'm interested in Ford Escort 2002 that's for sale. I've run vin number against carfax database but some of it is beyond my understanding of cars (this is my first purchase) Can any of you guys take ... Read more »

Should I use 5W-20? rating: 5

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I have recently purchased a new 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid. The owners manuel recommends using 5W-20 Synthetic oil. I have been reading online articles that explain that 5W-20 is recommended to keep CAF... Read more »

Air Pump Check Valve Leading to the Heads rating: 5

My air pump check valve (Ford: E9VE-9A487-AB) that attached to the pipe leading to the heads broke off the pipe at the nut on my 93 Mustang GT. When I attempted to remove the nut off the pipe, I bent... Read more »

Bassani vs Magnaflow rating: 5

On a 2011 5.0, which exhaust is considered better, Magnaflow or Bassani? I am looking at an axle-back version of each. I found the following sound files, but won't be able to actually hear cars with ... Read more »

Thumping on gas pedal... rating: 5

hello, lately as I have been driving, periodically i’ve noticed a thumping feeling on the gas pedal. This occurs during driving the car and when stopped and idleing, but it doesn’t happen all the ti... Read more »

2010 Ford Edge Battery Saver rating: 5

My 2010 Edge, with only 3,000 miles on it, will not hold a charge for more than 2-3 days. I understand that there is a battery saver relay on this vehicle which may be the cause of this problem, bu... Read more »

Lean Fuel Mixture on 1995 Ford Thunderbird can I manually adjust Air/Fuel M... rating: 5

I have a 1995 Ford Thunderbird - it has 82k miles. 3.8L - 6 cylinder I recently started to experience a lack of power when I try to accelerate from stop (for instance when I hit the gas at a stop li... Read more »

Too much gas to my Sable!! rating: 5

Hello. I have a 1996 Mercury Sable, 65K miles, 24VOHC. I start the car in the morning. The RPM revs all the way to 3000, then it waivers between 2000 and 3000. After a long time, it MIGHT work its w... Read more »

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