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It is probably the wheel/hub bearing assembly on...

It is probably the wheel/hub bearing assembly on the side with the dragging brake. Jack up the truck and grab the top of the tire and try to move it in and out.If there is no movement, take the...
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If I remember right, the doors that divert...

If I remember right, the doors that divert airflow on these heater boxes are controlled by small servo motors. You probably have a bad one or the linkage or wiring has come disconnected.
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I have had a strange thing like this twice in 25...

I have had a strange thing like this twice in 25 years of wrenching:the battery had internal plates broken loose, and when it went over a big bump , or a high g-force corner, the broken plate would...
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On most vehicles of this era, the fuel pump relay...

On most vehicles of this era, the fuel pump relay is energized for a few seconds to give the initial "squirt " of fuel to start the engine. From there it (the computer) waits for a signal from the...
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I have replaced several fuel pumps on these...

I have replaced several fuel pumps on these trucks to correct this condition.
First change the filter.The only test is to put it on a dyno, or what i did is put an extra long hose on my fuel...
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Every Chrysler product with a torqueflite tranny...

Every Chrysler product with a torqueflite tranny I have ever encountered will engage above 35 mph. This is because the main trans pump turns with the tranny in neutral. When the driveshaft(or axles)...
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Put a piece of black electrical tape over the...

Put a piece of black electrical tape over the light and go trade them in on something MADE IN THE U.S.A.
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Back in the day, torque converters had a drain...

Back in the day, torque converters had a drain plug in them. Several severe duty units still do. if it does, pull the plug with it in the lowest position and let it drain a few hours. I have squirted...
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If you have the quad 4 engine(I think it's a...

If you have the quad 4 engine(I think it's a 2.4), it's under the exhaust manifild. look between the #2 & #3 ports, straight down and there's 2 or 3 bolts going straight down for the top of the...
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On this particular vehicle, the neutral safety...

On this particular vehicle, the neutral safety switch is located on the transmission near the shift linkage. It has 3 wires.It also controls the backup lights. It is screwed into the trans housing....
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Cool All i can add is that if I had to go through...

All i can add is that if I had to go through this, I'd be going nuts. Something in the line of a postal worker visiting the ford school.(not really)However , I do admire your patience and diligence....
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Big job if you're not experienced. Also you need special tools to do it right.You might be able to rent them. First remove the large cotter pin and nut from the axle. the hub flange has a hole...
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