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Forum: Ford Mustang
10-21-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By hanky

Do you think you might be able to provide the...

Do you think you might be able to provide the codes you might have received prior to all the work you did?
Present codes also if any?
10-21-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By hanky

Sometimes a temperature related fault will crop...

Sometimes a temperature related fault will crop up and sometimes it will go away. Many times a poor connection is responsible so it might be a good idea to look over and check all the ground...
Forum: General Tech
10-21-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By hanky

If you would, please consider sharing what you...

If you would, please consider sharing what you found with the folks here even if it helps only one person, thanks.
10-21-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By hanky

Hi Brandon, There are a lot of folks here that...

Hi Brandon,
There are a lot of folks here that will appreciate your advice and knowledge, thanks for coming aboard.
10-21-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By hanky

Not knowing in what part of the country you...

Not knowing in what part of the country you reside , something I would regard as a little tip,

If you reside where they use salt on the roads and you drive on them a lot, I would consider getting...
Forum: General Tech
10-20-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By hanky

From the info I was able to find, POWER=DARK...

From the info I was able to find,
POWER=DARK GREEN
GROUND= BLK
LO SPEED=DARK BLUE/ORANGE
HI SPEED= WHITE
You can check the relays in the power distribution box under the hood if you have no...
Forum: General Tech
10-20-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By hanky

If the washers work and wipe, it would show the...

If the washers work and wipe, it would show the wiper motor is capable of working and possible switch problem.
If you get nothing there, you might confirm power is getting to the wiper motor AND...
Forum: Ford F-150
10-20-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By hanky

They have come a long way with tire pressure...

They have come a long way with tire pressure monitoring systems and they are more specific regarding tire pressures than previous years.

Something you might consider, again depending on where you...
Forum: Ford Escape
10-20-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By hanky

You could try that, but it's pretty difficult to...

You could try that, but it's pretty difficult to remove hard carbon with just compressed air. The orifices are pretty small not always easy to do.
10-20-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By hanky

At certain times and under certain conditions the...

At certain times and under certain conditions the system is designed to protect itself (the vehicle) and when .one or more of those conditions exist the system will for example allow the vehicle to...
Forum: Ford Escape
10-19-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By hanky

The DPFE may be plugged internally and that is...

The DPFE may be plugged internally and that is what the PCM is picking up.
10-19-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By hanky

It sounds like the vehicle is going onto limp...

It sounds like the vehicle is going onto limp mode and a possible shorted sensor is preventing communication.
You have possibly 2 choices as I see it, (could be wrong), either have someone with a...
Forum: Ford F-150
10-19-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By hanky

Might be a good idea to check the u-joint at the...

Might be a good idea to check the u-joint at the front axle behind the wheel where you think the noise is loudest.
10-19-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By hanky

Just maybe,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the pop you heard was...

Just maybe,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the pop you heard was a fuse.
Check all the fuses inside and under the hood . In either case, if you do find a blown fuse, it might just help direct you to the area with...
Forum: Ford F-150
10-18-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By hanky

Unfortunately, it is next to impossible to offer...

Unfortunately, it is next to impossible to offer any intelligent suggestion regarding noises, unless we can hear them or you can be more specific as to where the noise seems to be loudest. Can you...
10-18-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By hanky

I have to agree Hkunz gave you some good advice. ...

I have to agree Hkunz gave you some good advice.
Most folks just look at the ground connections and that really does nothing.
They need to be removed , cleaned and apply some dielectric grease over...
10-17-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By hanky

Suppose you consider trying this, Turn the...

Suppose you consider trying this,
Turn the headlights on, then go to start the engine.
If the lights go dim, battery is questionable or cables are no good,or starter is drawing too much power...
10-17-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By hanky

Something to check, The gas in those days did...

Something to check,
The gas in those days did not have the usual unleaded variety and if the needle and seat in the carburetor are of the old original vintage the unleaded gas could have caused the...
Forum: Ford F-150
10-14-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By hanky

What if you removed the rear floor mats & lifted...

What if you removed the rear floor mats & lifted the carpet and allowed them to dry and while doing that spread a little talcum powder around and checked for the source?
Forum: Ford Mustang
10-14-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By hanky

If you go by the engine oil dipstick , you should...

If you go by the engine oil dipstick , you should be OK.

It is possible the engine does require 8qts for addl oil cooling . What does the oil pan appear like, ,does it appear to have a larger type...
Forum: Ford Escape
10-14-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By hanky

From what you have told us so far, It is...

From what you have told us so far,
It is possible you may have dislodged a vacuum hose that goes from the intake manifold to the brake booster. The computer might be able to compensate for the...
Forum: Ford Escape
10-13-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,600
Posted By hanky

If,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,the calipers were never...

If,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,the calipers were never replaced before, this is the time to do it. They have been on there since 2003 and that is a long time !
If you choose to go this route , you can get...
10-13-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By hanky

If the battery volts dip when you attempt to...

If the battery volts dip when you attempt to operate the switch, I kinda think the motor doesn't want to move. If you showed no indication on the gauge that would lead us to think there is an open in...
10-13-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By hanky

You can try Autozone, but I would go to a Ford...

You can try Autozone, but I would go to a Ford parts dept first . They would probably have a kit with the info and directions to make a quality repair. I'm sure your vehicle is not the first to have...
Forum: Ford Escape
10-13-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By hanky

Thanks for sharing the reset info with us. Some...

Thanks for sharing the reset info with us.
Some systems identify which tire , some don't.
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