2010 Ford Explorer-No Crank Condition- Fuse #8 and Otis Diode Blown

This 2010 Ford Explorer with a 4.o liter engine was towed in with the complaint that the engine would not crank. The vehicle owner had found that the fuse #8 in the interior fuse box was blown and the Otis or starting diode in the underhood fuse box had melted. It took some effort to … Continue reading “2010 Ford Explorer-No Crank Condition- Fuse #8 and Otis Diode Blown”

2002 Ford F150-Dome Light Glows

This 2002 Ford F150 Super crew pickup came in with the compliant that the dome light would glow and the rear reading lights were always about half bright. If they were manually turned on they worked normally. The glowing/half bright condition was present with the ignition on or for about an hour after the ignition … Continue reading “2002 Ford F150-Dome Light Glows”

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”

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”

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 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”