As it's an old vehicle I assume this is expected. All was well until I approached a sharp hair pin curve about 4 miles into the trip. Remove the negative lead from your battery and then go back under the car and disconnect the 2 or 3 wires. It would constantly turn over but never fire. Then the next day, I would go into the same routine with it having trouble starting with multiple cranks. For more information, refer to this page:. There had been no failure to date.
The vehicle remained at the contact's residence where it was not diagnosed or repaired. You can buy them for the motor but your better off replacing the whole thing. The contact inspected the vehicle and noticed black smoke and flames in the engine area. Two can look the same and act different. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. They dismissed it right away.
Cracked coolant hose replaced 159677 km Heater was not generating sufficient heat. Engine oil filter adaptor was leaking oil through the gasket. I went home and researched that this is a recurring problem with this type of vehicle. The Mountaineer is slightly more luxurious. She received a recall letter 05S28 in August of 2007. Every mechanic has preferences to the best way to do things. Not really feasible to diagnose or check on your own.
All of the spark plugs were replaced. After a week, the check engine light came back on. Radiator discovered to be cracked. He concluded that the tires needed to be replaced. Local garage read code as P0125B. The failure mileage was unknown.
The approximate failure mileage was 240,000. After initial examination, with wires and leads checked, the code was cleared. If I took the car to the gas station, turned it off, filled it with gas, it would crank with no problems at all. Took it to dealer and they discovered that the thermostat was stuck open. Of course it was taken back to the dealer they couldn't find anything wrong.
Say this is a normal part of driving this vehicle, but when the truck is vibrating and bumping on the highway I do not believe it's normal. The dealer and manufacturer stated that the parts were unavailable until November of 2007. As of April 2, 2008, the contact has not received a notice. I noticed the problem when I tried to start it over the winter and it took it a couple cranks to get it to start. I know this was a factory problem because I didn't do any work in those areas. The error code was non-specific.
They can sell you rebuilt ones - I find them fine. A representative from the dealer informed her that they still did not know when the parts would be available. Does it seem to idle higher or lower than normal? There is a tension arm with a pulley on it. Repaired cold start surge problem. Sounds like that went out on you.
The only thing I hear is how consumers were mis-using the tires. My instinct was to keep pounding on the brakes in hope that the cruise cable with break or pop free. Within five minutes, the vehicle burst into flames without warning. There should be a slot that looks like you need a quarter to open it. It will be secured by typically 2 bolts.