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”

2004 Mazda Tribute Stalls in Drive-Code P0320 Stored

This 2004 Mazda Tribute came in with the complaint that engine stalls when the transmission is placed into drive. It also stalls when coming to a stop. It does not stall in reverse or neutral. Checking codes found a code P0320 stored for a crank sensor fault. As most of you should know a Mazda … Continue reading “2004 Mazda Tribute Stalls in Drive-Code P0320 Stored”

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”

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”

2003 Ford F150 Interior Fuse Box Identification

2003 Ford F150 Interior Fuse Box Identification. Below you will find an image of the interior or central junction box. Each component is identified and there is a legend below. Clicking on the image will enlarge it. Fuse Legend 1 (15A) – Radio, Video Cassette Player, Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) Module, Rear Integrated Control Panel … Continue reading “2003 Ford F150 Interior Fuse Box Identification”

2003 Ford F150 Underhood Fuse Box Identification

2003 Ford F150 Underhood Fuse Box Identification. Below you will find an image of the underhood or battery junction box. Each component is identified and there is a legend below. Clicking on the image will enlarge it. Fuse Legend 1 (20A) – Power Point. 2 (30A) – PCM Power Relay. 3 (30A) – Main Light … Continue reading “2003 Ford F150 Underhood Fuse Box Identification”

2003 Ford F150 Theft Light Flashing

This 2003 Ford F150 came in with the complaint that the engine would not fire up and run. The starter worked, the theft light flashes quickly and the odometer reads all dashes instead of numbers. Scanning the PCM found that it would not communicate with the scan tool. There was a code U1262 ( missing … Continue reading “2003 Ford F150 Theft Light Flashing”

2007 Ford F150 Battery Light Stays On

This 2007 Ford F150 came in with the complaint that the battery light would come on about 30 seconds after the engine was started. The voltmeter in the dash indicated the alternator was charging. Checking the system with my charging system analyzer found the charging voltage was good at 14.23 volts and the amperage was … Continue reading “2007 Ford F150 Battery Light Stays On”

2011 Ford Expedition Replacing The Driver’s Side Temperature Door Actuator in Under 2 Hours Part 4

In the process of developing this repair and repair articles I have encountered a fair amount of grief from fellow professional technicians. Originally I posted an abbreviated version on a network that I belong to in hopes of providing a valuable procedure for both my fellow mechanics and their customers. I realize that it is … Continue reading “2011 Ford Expedition Replacing The Driver’s Side Temperature Door Actuator in Under 2 Hours Part 4”

2011 Ford Expedition Replacing The Driver’s Side Temperature Door Actuator in Under 2 Hours Part 3

The other epiphany that I had while thoroughly investigating this process was that I could get to the one hidden screw if the passenger side of the floor duct was gone. Then I thought how could it best be removed without disturbing anything else? I could cut it off with a saw but then what? … Continue reading “2011 Ford Expedition Replacing The Driver’s Side Temperature Door Actuator in Under 2 Hours Part 3”