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    Re: Feelin' a little shaky

    Thanks for all the good advice and crazy stories!

    JPNinPA, when I do the 3 and 9 there's def a click feel, not solid. Haven't gotten a chance to observe the TRE joint when doing the test though. ...
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    steering issue

    Just now rolling over 100k miles. Been feeling some steering weirdness so I get one front wheel up in the air and push at 3 and 9 and sure enough there's some wobble. Pushing at 12 and 6 gives no...
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    Feelin' a little shaky

    I've got an '02 Ford Taurus with 99k miles that's got something loose in the front end but I'm not entirely sure what it is. When under moderate to hard braking there's a quick shaking in the...
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    Re: got the transmission blues

    I don't think this would have anything to do with it but it's worth mentioning. Two months back I did a slow speed rear end into the back of a lifted pickup. The front of my hood hit his trailer...
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    got the transmission blues

    Have an '02 Ford Taurus that's been grandma driven for all of it's 95k miles. After doing some very easy driving in town for a couple hours today I accelerated up to about 50 and noticed the car...
  6. Compatible front end parts for an '02 Taurus

    Damn, it took 30 years of driving to cause my first accident, and on Friday the damn 13th. Did a low speed rear end into the back of a lifted truck and got into it's trailer receiver. The only ...
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    Which brand starter?

    I'm outfitting my middle aged '02 Taurus with a new starter and need some advice on what brand starter to get. I'm tempted to get this reman Motorcraft, the fourth one down in the orange...
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    Re: '02 Taurus hesitating to start

    Thanks for the good advice. I'll be following up on every item you mentioned.

    This car is electrically weird with the interior lights. They've been malfunctioning forever, don't come on when...
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    '02 Taurus hesitating to start

    So this '02 Taurus with only 87k miles on her starts right up every time multiple times a day except for twice in the last 3 weeks. The first time was 3 weeks ago and the second was today. It...
  10. Installing a remote start on an '02 Taurus SES

    Last time I installed a remote start system it was on an old Dynasty whose wiring was too delicate to work on really. A couple weeks after installation it started ok but a ton of white smoke came...
  11. Re: Compressor running when not turned on?

    I've since been told Ford designed it to turn on in the mode I was running it and the only mode the compressor doesn't come on is the floor only. Who knew.
  12. Compressor running when not turned on?

    I have an '02 Taurus with 85k miles on her that I just bought. Today when I was checking something under the hood I noticed this metal line cold and dripping with water...

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    I had the air...
  13. Hesitating acceleration after stopping for a light

    '96 XJ w/ 186k miles here and I'm just starting to get a short hesitation to accelerate after say stopping at a stop light. It's only happening at like maybe one out of every 40 stops or so but it's...
  14. Re: Replacing a metal brake line and flaring

    Thanks for all the help. After consulting with my regular mechanics I just let them do it because the whole line really needed to be replaced. As it went up through the engine compartment it just...
  15. Replacing a metal brake line and flaring

    I have a leak in the 3/16" metal brake line that leads from somewhere under the brake cylinder up front all the way back almost to the rear axle. The rearward 3 feet or so of the line is corroded...
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    Cooling your engine down with fans

    This may sound like a stupid question, as I'm prone to ask sometimes. But...I drive a '96 Cherokee with the inline 4.0 non-interference engine and it doesn't like driving in the heat so much. ...
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    Re: Transmission overheat?

    Wow after all this and it turns out to be the rear end. Just got it to my mechanic and he watched the driveshaft when I gave it some gas, in gear, and it turned. So I guess that's where the sound...
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    Re: Transmission overheat?

    Just now got back from trying to get it going for the first time and no success. First I disconnected the battery for a few minutes like someone had suggested. Checked trans fluid and it seemed...
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    Transmission overheat?

    Sadly this may be the last post I make on the old '11 Crown Vic (320k). So yesterday I heard a quiet hiss coming from the front which turned out to be a very small radiator leak...in the middle of a...
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    Re: What hose is this?

    Best I've been able to narrow it down so far is that a parts guy at the local Chrysler dealership narrowed it down to Chrysler part number 4854149 but said they didn't have it.


    If you go to...
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    Re: What hose is this?

    Best I've been able to narrow it down so far is that a parts guy at the local Chrysler dealership narrowed it down to Chrysler part number 4854149 but said they didn't have it.


    If you go to...
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    What hose is this?

    I broke a hose on the '96 XJ replacing my crankshaft position sensor. It's at the top of the engine all the way back to the firewall. This hose is made for heat. On the right side it is clamped ...
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    What hose is this?

    I broke a hose on the '96 XJ replacing my crankshaft position sensor. It's at the top of the engine all the way back to the firewall. This hose is made for heat. On the right side it is clamped ...
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    Re: Tracking / steering issues

    Found a fairly comprehensive front end kit for a great deal...like $137 for all of this...

    2006-11 Ford Lincoln Mercury Steering & Suspension Kit 12 Piece Set - 1ASFK05040
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    Re: cranks but doesn't start

    It's been a while since the fuel filters been replaced so guess I'd better get at that too.
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