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Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By hanky

Something you might consider, If you connect a...

Something you might consider,
If you connect a simple vacuum gauge to the intake and watch the vacuum reading as you raise the engine RPM, if the gauge reading continues to drop there is a...
Yesterday, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By hanky

The days of taking a small V8 and swapping with...

The days of taking a small V8 and swapping with another small V8 from a few years later are long gone. The manufacturers are constantly making changes, sometimes a few mid year, and the PCM's are...
Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By hanky

Usually the body manufacturer will have the seal...

Usually the body manufacturer will have the seal available since the seal would have to be part of the installation.
Forum: Ford F-150
Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By hanky

It would appear that you should be able to use...

It would appear that you should be able to use either trans.
Forum: Ford F-150
Yesterday, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By hanky

On the driver's door pillar should be a label...

On the driver's door pillar should be a label with build info on it. What are the trans codes for each if the two vehicles?
02-20-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By hanky

Thank you for the update .

Thank you for the update .
Forum: General Tech
02-20-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By hanky

It's kinda iffy, but I do not think you did any...

It's kinda iffy, but I do not think you did any damage to the vehicle's PCM and this is why . It sounds like there is a poor connection with the battery cables either at the battery or where they...
02-18-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By hanky

You might try Vintage Parts Inc ...

You might try Vintage Parts Inc
Beaver Dam, Wisc.
Forum: General Tech
02-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By hanky

Usually a seller will have no problem with your...

Usually a seller will have no problem with your shop looking the vehicle over and It could help make the sale.
02-18-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By hanky

Most of the time we try to utilize all of the...

Most of the time we try to utilize all of the features on a vehicle. If parts to correct a problem are difficult to obtain , we might do one thing, but if the parts can be obtained,there is nothing...
Forum: General Tech
02-18-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By hanky

If there any maintenance records to check out,...

If there any maintenance records to check out, great. If not why not have your personal shop check it out for you.
02-18-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By hanky

Some of the steering boxes back then had a spool...

Some of the steering boxes back then had a spool valve on the top of the steering box. If one of the sealing rings on that spool valve is worn or leaking it would allow pressure to leak past and want...
Forum: Off Topic
02-17-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By hanky

Fords are supposed to be "Built Ford...

Fords are supposed to be "Built Ford Tough",,,,,,,,but Chris I have a little problem with a vehicle that was well maintained , but rips out a motor mount and wrings or snaps a driveshaft. How did you...
Forum: General Tech
02-16-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By hanky

Sometimes the VIN is stamped on the left (driver...

Sometimes the VIN is stamped on the left (driver side) top of frame rail in eng compartment.
Forum: Ford Contour
02-16-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By hanky

Sometimes when we unplug the MAF sensor and it...

Sometimes when we unplug the MAF sensor and it seems to run better that could mean defective MAf sensor. Unplug it with key off and expect to get a check eng lite.
02-16-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By hanky

The throttle body is not responding and needs to...

The throttle body is not responding and needs to be checked out. There are a few possible things to cause the problem, but replacement is usually the fix.
02-16-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By hanky

We have no idea what year or model vehicle you...

We have no idea what year or model vehicle you are driving and that is pretty important to know.
The pix you posted would lead us to believe there is a problem with the "Electronic Throttle Body"....
Forum: Ford Escape
02-16-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By hanky

Check the diagram in your owner's manual, listed...

Check the diagram in your owner's manual, listed under "Fuses and Relays". In there you should find the fuse and relay located in the Power Distribution panel under the hood on the driver's side. It...
Forum: Ford F-150
02-15-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By hanky

Can you tell us what work was recently done on...

Can you tell us what work was recently done on the cooling system?
Forum: Ford Taurus
02-15-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By hanky

Hi Joey, A good part of the time wrench and ABS...

Hi Joey,
A good part of the time wrench and ABS lights coming on are traced to problems with wheel speed sensors.
There are times when clearances or debris get between the sensor and the signaling...
Forum: Transmission
02-14-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By hanky

The output shaft seal on the rear of the trans is...

The output shaft seal on the rear of the trans is easy to replace . Just remove the driveshaft , pry out the old seal , run a bead of RTV sealer around outer circumference and carefully tap it evenly...
Forum: Ford Escort
02-10-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By hanky

A dealer would request the VIN and from there ,...

A dealer would request the VIN and from there , hopefully provide the correct part.
Don't know where you purchased the replacement motor, but if there was more than one possibility ,their listings...
02-10-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By hanky

You might check the fusible links that are...

You might check the fusible links that are located at the starter relay.
It is very unusual for an ECM replace to wipe out a fusible link, but strange things happen every day.
A link should provide...
02-10-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By hanky

When the weather warms up some you might consider...

When the weather warms up some you might consider having the battery checked out.
if it checks OK, then you might go after the battery cables and connections both at the battery and where the other...
02-10-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By hanky

For what it is worth, May not apply here, but ...

For what it is worth,
May not apply here, but
unplugging electrical components while the key is on or the engine is running is not recommended with today's vehicles because it can send voltage...
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