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    Fluctuating RPM on cold start (video)

    Hello! I recently had to replace the alternator on my 2005 4.0 v6 explorer (153k) due to charging issue. While doing so I also replaced the belt, tensioner and idler pulley. Battery and terminals are also new. Now on cold starts the RPMs fluctuates quite a bit for 5 seconds or so and then...
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    A/C and heater problems

    A/C wasn’t blowing very hot, my friend who’s more experienced in A/C said we should add Freon. So we did and as we were putting it in, the engine started to slow down and almost die then click and go back up while idling. The words of my friend who, knows more about A/C since I’m clueless says...
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    1995 Aerostar. What is the correct operating temperature?

    Hey all, I have a 1995 Ford Aerostar 3.0 L XLT. 133k miles. RWD To get out of the way, here is everything I’ve done to the van thus far: Idle air control valve, PCV valve, water pump, thermostat, serpentine belt, idler pulleys, power steering pump, and literally every suspension component (and...
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    Bucking at acceleration and Vibrating at Idle

    I have a 1995 Ford Explorer OHV V6 XLT. At idle it vibrates a lot and at acceleration it seems to sputter. All air lines seem to be tight. I just put a new throttle position sensor in and all my spark plugs are moderately new. I did just order new wires which I will try soon, I don’t usually...