2008 Ford Expedition-Power Seat Not Working

This 2008 Ford Expedition came in with the power seat not working. testing found that fuse number 45 in the underhood fuse box was blown. The problem was intermittent so I installed a new fuse and marked it’s location on the fuse box cover. The customer was on her way out of town so there … Continue reading “2008 Ford Expedition-Power Seat Not Working”

2005 Ford Escape-Reduced Air Flow From A/C Vents

This 2005 Ford Escape came in with the complaint that the air flow stopped coming out the vents sometimes. The owner said he did not feel it coming out anywhere else either but he also had not checked real well either. I inspected the vacuum hoses, check valve and reservoir under the hood and found … Continue reading “2005 Ford Escape-Reduced Air Flow From A/C Vents”

2005 Ford Ranger- Gauges Not Working- Transmission Shifter Stuck In Park

This 2005 Ford Ranger came in with the complaint that the instrument cluster would stop working sometimes. Recently it had gotten to the point that it did not work at all. When the gauges do not work when the key is first turned on the transmission gear selector also could not be moved.  In order … Continue reading “2005 Ford Ranger- Gauges Not Working- Transmission Shifter Stuck In Park”

2003 Ford F350 Radio & Power Windows Stop Working

This 2003 Ford F350 Super Duty Lariat Pickup came in with the complaint that the radio would turn off while driving down the road. At the same time the power windows and the dome light would no longer work. Sometimes hitting a bump in the road or tapping on the top of the dash would … Continue reading “2003 Ford F350 Radio & Power Windows Stop Working”

2007 Lincoln Town Car HVAC Actuator Replacement

Now that the Dash Assembly is out of this 2007 Town Car it is time to start changing actuators. The image below is of the backside of the dash assembly. In the very center of the picture is the mode housing. If you look to the right edge you should notice a white round piece … Continue reading “2007 Lincoln Town Car HVAC Actuator Replacement”

2007 Lincoln Town Car Dash Removal Part 2

Now that the Steering Column has been removed and Part One of The Dash Removal has been completed the focus can be turned to the lower connection points. The rocker/kick panel trim cover can be removed by lifting the inner rear edge and shown below. This will release the spring clips that hold it to … Continue reading “2007 Lincoln Town Car Dash Removal Part 2”

2007 Lincoln Town Car, Dash Removal Part 1

Time to remove the dash assembly from this 2007 Lincoln Town Car. I had previously diagnosed a faulty Panel/Defrost Mode Actuator and removed the Steering Column Assembly. Now it was time to move on to the main dash assembly. There are two actuators on this vehicle that cannot be changed without first removing the dash … Continue reading “2007 Lincoln Town Car, Dash Removal Part 1”

2007 Lincoln Town Car A/C Does Not Blow Out Vents

This 2007 Lincoln Town Car came in with the complaint that sometimes the a/c air would not blow out of the face vent. Instead the air would flow from the defrost and floor vents. Sometimes the air would start flowing from the face vents a few seconds after turning the ignition on but would soon … Continue reading “2007 Lincoln Town Car A/C Does Not Blow Out Vents”

2007 Lincoln Town Car Removing The Steering Column

I recently had to remove the dash assembly from a 2007 Lincoln Town Car in order to replace several a/c actuators. I divided the repair into several articles due to the length of material and quantity of images. This part is dedicated to removing the steering column. The battery has already been disconnected. Removing the … Continue reading “2007 Lincoln Town Car Removing The Steering Column”

2012 Ford Fusion Low Beam Headlight Does Not Work

This 2012 Ford Fusion came in with the complaint that the driver’s side low beam headlight id not work. The customer stated that she had the bulb changed a few days earlier but it has failed again. The area is a little confined but the headlamp assembly does not need to be removed in order … Continue reading “2012 Ford Fusion Low Beam Headlight Does Not Work”