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    Powerlock and Immobilizer trouble..

    The dashbord immo light flashes slow when the key isn´t inserted/turn. When turning the key the light starts flashing quicker.. The battery has been disconected for over 4hrs.. (while charging) I give the key in/turned a try.. The local Ford dealer only services european Ford.. they...
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    Powerlock and Immobilizer trouble..

    My -95 explorer wont start...bosch immobilizer system acting up? Background: My wife used the car, runned the battery flat. Jumped it by cable and drove to work. Locked by remote. Later when unlocking, the remote didn´t work, entered by key. Tried to start the car several times by turning...
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    6digit OBD1 code??

    Just the other day my -95 4.0 explorers O/D light started flashing.. This was after riding some rough terrain. I freaked out and thought I damaged something!! I was very careful driving home and payed close attention to how it behaved.. It worked through all gears just fine, but when comming...
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    Bad milage on a 4.0-95 Ideas anyone??

    Ok.. will do and see what shows up.. I was a little confused on what system was used in my car, got the OBD2 socket under the steeringwheel and the OBD1 style in the engine compartment.. Thanx.
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    Bad milage on a 4.0-95 Ideas anyone??

    I have a -95 Explorer 4.0 When I bought it I got about max 1.3liters on 10km out of it..(2wd high) fair and about what I expected. Now the thing takes about 2.0 liters and even then some on 10 km!! (sorry , have no qlue about miles and gallons!) I´ve put about 5000 km on it since I got...
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    Help with troubleshooting a sluggish -96 explorer.. 200.000 km on the meter.

    so far: No problem with the cat´s I cleaned and checked the MAF ,changed plugs again just to be sure, testet all the wires.. as specs. Tested the coilpack and got 13.0 ohms on 1-5, 12.9 at 6-2 and 12.8 at the final 4-6. Is that a normal reading? Working my way slowly..
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    Help with troubleshooting a sluggish -96 explorer.. 200.000 km on the meter.

    sorry.. its a 4.0 v6 The plugs and filter was changed just a while ago as a routine.. did´nt make anything better, nor worse.. As up till now i´ve been thinking the problem was to find in the transmission.. I´m trying to get some advice on where to look for the reason now. I don´t want...
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    Help with troubleshooting a sluggish -96 explorer.. 200.000 km on the meter.

    I´ve had the car for a year soon. Lately it has become sluggish and “slow”. Fuel consumption has gone up through the roof, and the car seems to lack power. From a standstil on gravel it hard to get it to spin.. it just barely do and then just eases of.. My first thought was that the...
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    Tranny fluid Q´s

    I have a -96 explorer 4.0 efi with about 200.000 kilometers on it, and no knowledge of prior service history. Lately the fuelconsumption has gone up, and it has started to loose power and gears down under slightest load and light accelerations. I´ve have minimal experience with auto trans...
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    Rims ?

    I have a bunch of tires left from when I owned a -91 with 15inch rims.. unfortually no rims left... Now I own a -95 with 16 inch rims.. Is there any use in getting a set of 15" for my -05 so that I can get some use of those leftover tires pileing up in the corner?
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    power steering Q ?!

    ok.. great, and many thanx for the info.
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    power steering Q ?!

    Some days back when I was out driving my 4.0 1996 I noticed the steering getting heavy.. it was very low on powersteering fluid. I pulled in to a shop and bought some as soon as possible but It pretty much ran right through..didn´t get far before I was all out again. I got the car towed to a...
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    bumpy ride..

    I have replaced the shockabsorbers all around on my -91 navajo. Standard Monroe shocks.. The vehichle runs extremely bumpy and almost causes me to loose controle on "washbord" roads and when hitting potholes..
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    powerstearing problem..

    My powerstearing sounds strained when turning while driving. Even at small stearingwheel movements.. Sounds pretty much like when you turn to full end stop and then some..?! Any ideas on where to start looking? I think it started when I hit a pothole while making an evasive manouver for...
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    Rear axle diff Q´s

    Ok.. wiped the most of the old oil out and bolted the cover back on.Will fill it up and continue with the front tomorrow.
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    Rear axle diff Q´s

    Yesterday I decided to change all oils in my -91 Navajo and started with the rear diff. When I removed and started to clean the cover from old oil I noticed a square section (turned out to be a magnet) that was covered with something looking like thick lithium grease. Q: Is the magnet...
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    15" rims.. other that fits?

    Great !! Thanx, that gives me more to choose from..
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    15" rims.. other that fits?

    I´m looking for a spare set of 15"rims ..(got a bunch of tires w/o rims with the car) but used Explorer rims are hard to come by around here.. Is there any other carmodels that uses the same rims ?? Mazda/Ford pickups? etc.. that I can look for as well? Thank you for any info..
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    Check engine light... Help!!

    problem fixed Thanx guys.. especially you mawrazen.. 5 min spent on cleaning the MAF fixed the problem..
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    Check engine light... Help!!

    Ok.. will do.. thanx! The code reader .. is this the thing to go for ? Correct is OBD1 , Not OBD2 ones? http://www.sjdiscounttools.com/epi3145.html
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    Check engine light... Help!!

    I have a 91 navajo.. Yesterday while driving the "Check engine" came on.. pulled over and killed it.. made a visual on hoses and wires but didn´t find anything obvious.. When I started it again it idled just fine but when I gave it just the slightest touch on the gas pedal it hesitates...
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    Parts needed..international shipping?

    Thanx IzWack They had swift replies to my Q´s and fedex shipping.. Needed parts will be here in next week! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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    Parts needed..international shipping?

    Hi folks.. I´m in desperate need for a pair of front brakepads, +brakehoses front, right and left and the rear one.. probably a set of shocks too.. for my -91 navajo. I´ve been looking for a webshop that carries all the above parts and offers international shipping and have reasonable prices...
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    Front seats?

    walther: the idea is to keep the folding frames of the original seats and replace the cusions if possible.. 2 doored explorer/navajos are super rare here in Sweden .. I have only seen one except for my own.. and they both was imported.. don´t think they ever been for sale here.. Ebay are not...
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    Front seats?

    Hi folks! I have a 2 door navajo with totally trashed front seats. Does anyone know if it´s possible to have the cusions from a 4 door (rigid framed seats) and have them mounted onto the foldable frames in my car ? I cannot find new(used) folding seats anywhere here in Sweden, but rigid...
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    doorhinge pin..where to get?

    thank you.. Thank you for the information.. shipped via USPS airmail about 10$ .. thank god for internet!! The regular car part companies around here doesnt carry much US parts.. and Ford it self has a lousy sparepart policy..they don´t stock parts older than 10yrs.. and the companies...
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    doorhinge pin..where to get?

    As I´ve seen on other posts i´m not the only one with a sagging drivers door on my -91 expl/navajo.. but my problem is where to find the repair kit people talk about? My local(swedish) ford shop has never heard about it..never heard of service attitude as well :mad: Can someone me to a...
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    55mph vibrations??

    BrooklynBay: could you explain this ? Sorry but english isn´t my spoken language.."TCC shudder from having the wrong fluid in the transmission, VB might need an anti shudder spring," The thing that makes me worried are the fact that this only occur when the car is cold and runs on overdrive...
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    55mph vibrations??

    Recently I noticed that I get terrible vibrations in the car at 55mph and low rpm´s.. when I let go of the accelerator or goes downhill it goes away.. same thing if I accelerate or go upphill.. but on levelground with steady speed it vibrates a lot!!.. this only happends when the car is cold and...
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    Front seats in Navajo??

    I have a 2 door navajo with folding front seats. The seats are in bad condition and i´m thinking of replacing them. Problem is that I cannot find another 2 door with folding seats, just 4 door cars.. Does anyone know if it´s possible to use the cusions from a 4door car and mount them on to the...
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    Engine noice on a ´91

    I had a second opinion by a mechanic that has more experience of the model, He took a "hands on look" and his verdict was a bad lifter.. nothing to worry much about, maybe an oilchange will hush it..as now, it comes and goes.. Will pick the car up today.. my first 4x4.. Thank you for the...
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    Engine noice on a ´91

    I´m about to buy a ´91 in pretty good condition with low milage but are abit put off by a steady ticking noice in the engine.. without beeing an expert I would guess its something with the valves. The noice is clearly heard while the car is in idle but are drenched by the normal engine sound if...
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