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2002 Focus P0171- vacuum leak?

Ford 2002 Ford Focus SE - P0171 trouble code, have cleaned MAF sensor. Cleared code came back. Tracking vacuum hoses looking for a leak as other sites have indicated, followed vacuum hose that come...
03-31-07, 07:56 AM
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I have added additional ventilation by opening up...

I have added additional ventilation by opening up the soffit vents. This seemed to help with the problem. There was definitley in adequate ventilation in the knee walls.
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I read in my Haynes manual there is a way to test...

I read in my Haynes manual there is a way to test the coil to see if it needs to be replaced. I did not do it since mine was so fouled (as described above) that it had to be replaced. If you have a...
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Smile Thanks

Thanks to everyone that offered advice. I changed the ignition coil and wires. Found that the plug that goes into the the coil for cylinder 5 was completely corroded. So much so that the metal tip...
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Thanks for all of the advice. I am going to...

Thanks for all of the advice. I am going to change the ignition coil and wires this weekend and let you know how things turnout.
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Explorer Running Rough (Misfire)

The past few mornings that it has been wet out, (raining, humid, or lots of condensation) in the morning, my 96 Explorer 4L v-6 has run very rough until it seems to warm up. It will accelerate very...
04-22-05, 06:57 AM
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The tub is used daily and there is a trap. Is it...

The tub is used daily and there is a trap. Is it possible to undersize the trap or use a wrong type? Thought of trying to re-dothe trap such that it will hold more water thereby making it harder...
04-19-05, 03:35 PM
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Oil/Petroleum smell upstairs

I moved into a small bungalow style house last year, during the summer time there is a strong petroleum/oil smell upstairs when it gets really hot. Their only one HVAC vent to the upstairs so the...
04-19-05, 03:27 PM
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Occasional Sewer smell from Tub

In the bathroom when the toilet is flushed the tub drain gurgles, then after awhile a sewer smell permeates the bathroom. I assume that this would have something to do with the sanitary vent, but...
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96 Explorer- Steering Gear??

I have discovered that part of the steering system is leaking power steering fluid, quite a bit. I have to fill the power steering resivoir about every three days. The piece that is leaking is the...
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I have a 4.0 L V-6. No check engine light has...

I have a 4.0 L V-6. No check engine light has come on. The tech said there was a couple of misfire codes, but the light never came on.
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96 Explorer -Intermittent Stalling

The other day my explorer stalled at highway speeds and would not start , up to that point was not having any major problems. I had it towed to a mechanic who said there was no fuel pressure so he...
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That's alright I am a transplanted American and...

That's alright I am a transplanted American and have no idea how things work in Metric. Besides we are just over the river from Detroit so everything is in both.

Thanks for the help. This site...
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Thanks, will take a look at how i can get the...

Thanks, will take a look at how i can get the baffles installed above the knewall.

When you say cut a 2" strip from the soffits, would that be in the viny siding soffits, or removing the siding...
12-02-04, 09:16 AM
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The supports I am referring to are vertical...

The supports I am referring to are vertical supports that are metal posts.

Since you say it may be possible and to contact a structural engineer, any suggestions on who (in general) I should be...
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Soffit Vents

I recently purchased a war-time bungalow and have found that there are no soffit vents installed. The loft is quite warm during the summer and I was thinking that the addition of soffit vents would...
12-01-04, 08:40 PM
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I-beam supports

I recently purchased a house with a partially finished basement. The finished area has a boxed in I-beam support in the middle of the room. The support is approx. 10 feet from both the next support...
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Coolant Leak-96 Explorer

I have recently developed a coolant leak at what appears to be a sensor. The sensor is located just inside the firewall inside the engine comparment. The hoses going through the firewall connect...
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