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    Rear main seal leak additive?

    I noticed by rear main seal was leaking is there a additive you guys can recommend? It's not leaking like crazy but it's noticeable no drops on the driveway yet so hopefully still fixable. Something that will really work I know I should replace the rear main that's the only true way to fix it...
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    2003 sport trac right quarter glass needs to be replaced

    So my trucks right quarter glass was broken, i found one on ebay for $94 bucks, but before i pay for this, is this window interchangeable with any other vehicles so i can find a cheaper price at pull a part or something? or is it only with this sport trac, is it hard installing the quarter...
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    430 code need help

    1st I have a 02 explorer xlt 4.6l 4dr and I know what 430 code is.. my issue is what would cause this code no leeks are found Banks 2 (both) read way rich Banks 1 (both) read 0 Reader says below threshold (spelling might be wrong) Idle is 1463 rpms I have a photo of code reader screen but...
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    Rear Hatch Question - 2008 XLT

    Hi there, first post here on the forums. We have an 08 XLT in the White Sand color, I believe. It has a bit of damage, but I believe our worst damage is in the rear hatch, where there's a massive dent. It happened while my brother was moving the ex, and he made a mistake and misjudged on a...
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    The Phantom "Crank Enable Relay 329" 96 2.3L XLT

    First help request here, all answers welcome. Had a starting problem where turning the key to Start position failed to do anything. Leaving the key in Run position and jumping from B+ to the S terminal on the starter relay (fender-mounted) became a direct substitute for normal starting. (Roll...
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    How to replace cruise control buttons (w/ pics)

    Hey all. Today was the day I finally decided to go to the junkyard and find a new pair of cruise control buttons for my 2001 explorer sport. This will work for 2001-2003 explorer sport, 2001-2005 sport trac, 1999-2003 ranger. It may also work for some of the four door explorers but I am not sure...
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    How to Restore Brake Lights

    Hey guys, So my third brake light was really faded and I notice this is a common problem on Rangers and B-series Trucks so I made this video to show everyone how to permanently restore the brake light! Let me know what you think!
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    Driver Seat Back Padding 2014 Explorer Sport

    Does anyone else have an issue with the driver seat padding? Aside from the terrible leg bolstering, I find that there is a serious lack of padding in the center of the back padding, which leads to curving my back because the shoulder area padding is so beefy. If anyone else has experience...
  9. Pete165

    How to: Notchy Turn Signal Lever FIX

    Here's a fix for that annoying notchy turn signal thats hard to push. No more flashing your brights when trying to turn! Tools needed: Small flat head screw driver (For prying and scraping) Torx Screw driver (Either a T-10, or T-15, I don't remember what I used) Metric Socket & an...
  10. Pete165

    Notchy Turn Signal Lever FIX

    Here's a fix for that annoying notchy turn signal thats hard to push. No more flashing your brights when trying to turn! Tools needed: Small flat head screw driver (For prying and scraping) Torx Screw driver (Either a T-10, or T-15, I don't remember what I used) Metric Socket & an extension...
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    Diy

    Hi, I climbed under my Ford Explorer and hit the seloniod / starter with a rubber mallet a couple times...THEN I went back and turn-on the key and it starts-up everytime, LOL. Why does this work!? Although the neighbors get a real kick out seeing this play out, I'm a woman & sometimes I wear a...
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    Need Cluster help!

    Hey guys I need some help. So today I pulled my instrument cluster out and replaced the five 194 bulbs with LED's. All my cluster lights worked before but now the lights on my tach dont come on. It looked like there were smaller bulb sockets surrounding the main 194 bulbs but i didnt pull them...
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    preparations for a long trip...

    Hows every going? This site has helped me alot with alot of problems on my 92 ex. Most recently it died in traffic and wouldnt start turns out the positive wire to the fuel pump had corroded and snapped. Anyways, im going to be heading back to school the 15 (300 miles) and was wondering what you...
  14. Z

    Rear window wiper blade fix

    the rear window wiper blade is not at the correct angle it should be at and it comes off the class and goes on the paint i was just wondering how to fix this problem because it seriously damages the wiper blades. i know there is a bolt under the center cap and when i take that bolt off it...
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    A4ld Torn gaskets...

    Hello everyone, well after rebuilding my trans(waiting to put back in) i decided to post some pics of the old gaskets... Can anyone tell me what these tears could/would do? I already know what they caused i just would like to get someone elses opinion.. .:p: here are the pics...
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    Airbag Light 03 Explorer

    Hey, For a few months now there has been this orange man with a seatbelt across him right next to my spedometer. I looked in the manual and it says to bring it in to be serviced immediately because the airbag may not function in a collision. Another note is the guy only comes on every once in...
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    A4ld lost all gears

    I just replaced my a4ld valve body with one off ebay and I had to downgrade one of the solenoids from the tall one to the stubby one, and Everything was put on correctly but when i start my truck i have no reverse drive over drive 1,2 or regular drive,. Could i have installed the Valve body...
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    IAC Moose call/Vacuum Cleaner fix

    Hi guys, I've read up on alot of the IAC issues people have had in the past here. I know most ppl recommend replacing them. However, they cost about $800 pesos($75 dollars) here in Mexico. So finding a way to make it work again is not a bad thing. At least I feel it may buy you some time. I...
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    1st gen explorer rear power window

    the rear drivers side power window, Is a cable mechanism and it can be fixed i just need to know what the lengths for the cable are (it got wrapped around and busted the cable) i just need to know how to reattach the cables to the window and the correct length. or pics would help! thanks..
  20. willindsay

    Leak in Cargo Hatch. Fix??

    Alright this ex seems to leak everywhere I have gotten all of them fixed except one. The Rear hatch seems to leak when we get anything over a light rain. I first noticed it a month ago and just thought I didn't get it clased all the way. But last week when I took it to the car wash I noticed it...
  21. willindsay

    Reverse lights always ON.

    Yesterday I found that I had no bulbs in my Reverse light sockets. (Just bought the car less than a month ago). I looked up the bulb number on this site and then wen to AAP and bought some put them in and tested that they worked. Well today as I was leaving church a buddy of mine txted me and...
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    Stereo wiring help is needed.

    Ok, so I have a 1997 ford explorer with the typical jbl system i believe. Im putting in a kenwood deck, and i cut off the connectors. So, when I replaced the speakers, i noticed that the wire that is in the back of each of the speakers are of a different color than the ones coming out of the...
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    HVAC lights do not work

    All subjects regarding the HVAC lights during my search also include the dash lights, or dimmer switch, etc. These are not my issues. The dimmer switch works, as well as dash lights. It seems that it is only the HVAC lights that do not work. I doubt it will be as easy as a fuse since the...
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    Have No Tail Lights!!!

    Can someone please tell me which fuse I need to replace to make my tail lights work again. A wire diagram would be much appreciated. I have a 2002 XLT.
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    1999 Eddie Bauer

    well this is my 99 eddie bauer v6. has every available option, and right now is basically stock. i was wondering what you guys would suggest adding to it? i dont do much off roading (only go once or twice a year) and do a lot of street driving and just general all around "cruising". im going to...
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