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    Quick Question about rattling noise - Need HELP!

    picked up YL2Z-9E473-AA I just picked up the kit YL2Z-9E473-AA. I didn't see the brass pug or metal ring that comes in a a plastic bag as show in another forums pics. If I don't install these 2 pieces would it make a difference?
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    Quick Question about rattling noise - Need HELP!

    Does anyone know if evreything that I need to fix the rattling noise at 2000 rpm's is in this kit "YL2Z-9E473-AA"?
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    Quick Question about rattling noise - Need HELP!

    Does the engine need to be pulled to replacing the chain guides and tensioner?
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    Quick Question about rattling noise - Need HELP!

    Quick Question about rattling noise - Need HELP! I just want to verify the rattling noise that I’m hearing. It starts at 2000 rpm’s and stops when idle goes below 2000 rpm’s. I searched around this and different forums and found that it’s a tensioner and can be resolved with the upper...
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    What is causing my sport to vibrate?

    What can I do to make sure thats it. Also, I have the tools and the time, how do I replace that. Any step by step diagrams?
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    What is causing my sport to vibrate?

    Ok, so I replace the Air Idle Control Valve and it's still vibrates. I been running super and a few bottles of injector cleaner. But its still vibrating. I replaced the plugs and wires with motorcraft plugs and napa belden wires. What could be causing this. Sometimes when I drive if I give...
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    What is causing my sport to vibrate?

    How effective would sea foam be if i just ran it though the gas and not in the PCV.
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    What is causing my sport to vibrate?

    What is causing my sport to vibrate? At startup the truck is fine. When I drive and come to a stop. It starts to vibrate lightly but enough to feel. I asked my mechanic and he say Ford Trucks are like that. My question is does everyone have a vibrating truck and what could be causing it...
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    A/C Clutch going on and off

    I started hearing a clicking noise every 5 to 10 seconds. I popped the hood and notice that the AC Clutch was going on and off (note: it doesn’t do it with the ac off). What's causing this and how do I fix it.
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    Hitting 120K, need help with tune up parts list

    Just did the tune up on my 99 sport and it feels better. This is what went in: Napa Belden Wires, fuel filter, air filter, pcv and Motorcraft platinum spark plugs, synthetic blend oil and oil filter. After all that I noticed two things. One is sometimes the idle is a bit jumpy and the RPMs...
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    80w90 and 85w140 why?

    Why does the front diff take 80w90 and the rear take 85W140. Why not 85w140 for both?
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    Let’s talk LUBE

    Should I pay more and go for MAX LIFE?
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    Let’s talk LUBE

    Let’s talk LUBE Just picked up a 99 Explorer Sport 4.0 SOHC and this things got to last me. So close to hitting 120k, its time to lube her up. Checking on this and other sites, I just want to make sure that I’m getting the right stuff as well as the right amount. Transfer Case 2 quarts...
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    Hitting 120K, need help with tune up parts list

    What fluids are best to do these jobs: powersteering coolant transfercase diff chassis
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    Anyone using Autolite plugs and wires

    Heading to the the auto parts store this week to pick up Autolite plugs and wires. This is my first Ford and first American car so I'm use to NGK and DENSO. I was advised to get Motorcaft or Autolite so just checking before I spend $$$.
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    Hitting 120K, need help with tune up parts list

    I have another question. Since I got the car used and I don’t know the repair history. I might as well change the fluids. My 99 sport is part time 4wd so beside transmission fluid what else do I need to change. Do the transfer case and differentials get anything? Also, what are you guys...
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    Hitting 120K, need help with tune up parts list

    So to play it safe I'm going with motorcraft or autolite for plugs, wires, fuel and oil filter. as for air filter, dropping in a K&N. Oil, I alway used GTX. Why stop now. Does it take 10-30 or 10-40?
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    Hitting 120K, need help with tune up parts list

    So, if i wanted more performance, what should I use? I see taylor, ngk, denso cables and plugs. 8mm and 9mm in size. I'm so lost. not to be a pain. can i get alittle more detail.
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    Hitting 120K, need help with tune up parts list

    Just picked up a 99 explorer sport 4.0 sohc and its super clean. So I want to do her right and tune her up. This is my first ford so I'm not sure the brands to use and the ones to stay away from. I did a search and I see alot a motorcraft parts but not sure if thats the way to go. Can I get...
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