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Just pour it down the dipstick tube.

Just pour it down the dipstick tube.
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Check the fuses for the instrument cluster, the...

Check the fuses for the instrument cluster, the power feed to the alternator field runs through the cluster first, if the cluster isn't powered up the alternator won't charge.
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OPen the rear hatch, in the jamb there will be...

OPen the rear hatch, in the jamb there will be two phillips head screws that hold the tailamp in, remove the screws and pull the assembly straight out.
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-40 is the default reading when there is an open...

-40 is the default reading when there is an open in the circuit. Find the temp sensor, usually mounted to the radiator support, disconnect it, jump the 2 wires together, and recheck the reading (may...
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I agree with wrench47, check the pcv tubing. What...

I agree with wrench47, check the pcv tubing. What engine is in the truck? 4.6L and 5.4L have a lot of pcv tubing problems, especially right where it connects to the intake. The 4.2L has a lot of...
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OK no spark, does the truck have a tachometer? If...

OK no spark, does the truck have a tachometer? If so does it move when you crank the engine? That's usually a good indicator of whether or not the pcm sees an rpm input. If you still have the scan...
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It'a nice to see someone out there understands

It'a nice to see someone out there understands
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It sounds like an ignition skip, plugs, wires,...

It sounds like an ignition skip, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, coil.

Get a pair of insulated spark plug boot pliers, start the car so it misses and remove the wires 1 at a time CAREFULLY, when you get...
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An engine needs 4 things to run, Air, Fuel,...

An engine needs 4 things to run, Air, Fuel, Compression, and Spark.

Start simple, does the check engine light come on when you turn the key on?

Step 2, check for spark, pull off a plug wire...
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Black residue on the exhaust is a rich condition,...

Black residue on the exhaust is a rich condition, How does the truck run? How is your gas mileage? It sounds like you need a tune-up, carb adjustment, and/or timing adjustment
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Do you have electronic automatic temp control or...

Do you have electronic automatic temp control or manual hvac?

Does the blower motor run all the time?

Can you switch which outlet the airflow comes from?

Does the head unit remain powered up...
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The switch inside the doors that turn the lights...

The switch inside the doors that turn the lights on and off is stuck. Open all the doors and spray some lubricant, (PB Blaster works well) directly onto the latches. Don't be shy with the lube, give...
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2002 explorer does not use hubs at all, the front...

2002 explorer does not use hubs at all, the front axle is always engaged and the module engages the transfer case to get 4x4.

The noise/vibration is probably a bad wheel bearing, also very common...
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Hi katce, hopefully I can help here, I turn a...

Hi katce, hopefully I can help here, I turn a wrench at the local Ford dealer. Yes the 4x4 is controlled by a module, it is located behind the glovebox. If I had to make a guess, I would say the...
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PCdoc, the "controller" in the back of the car is...

PCdoc, the "controller" in the back of the car is actually the radio in that car and the "radio" in the dash is a control panel. If you have no power to the radio you should follow the power and...
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Thanks for the info guys. I followed the links...

Thanks for the info guys. I followed the links provided and found a local store that should be able to help, I'll try tomorrow.
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It can be done without removing the air cleaner...

It can be done without removing the air cleaner but it's not worth the effort



To be honest I haven't done one of those in probably 3 years so I don't remember the particulars without seeing it
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Any alternator I have put on those trucks came...

Any alternator I have put on those trucks came with the regulator already installed, I would just replace the whole unit.
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It's probably low on refrigerant

It's probably low on refrigerant
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The engine surging up and down at idle is usually...

The engine surging up and down at idle is usually a sign of a vacuum leak. You didn't say which engine you have but if it is a 4.0L SOHC, upper intake gaskets are very common on those. If it is a...
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I'm a tech at the local Ford dealer ( The Mazda B...

I'm a tech at the local Ford dealer ( The Mazda B 3000 is made by Ford, it is a ranger) your problem is actually quite common on the older 3.0L, replace the alternator. At 270K I would not even...
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The part I bolded is correct, open the rear hatch...

The part I bolded is correct, open the rear hatch flip up the storage compartment on the floor and you should see a 3/4" nut. Turning the nut will lower/raise the spare
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Can't find parts

Hi everyone, I have an older Noma snowblower (model# E2450000) I picked up used that needs an auger belt and a scraper bar but I can't seem to find any parts sources. Does anyone have a link to one?...
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