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02-22-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,070
Posted By DreadyDiggs

Well it's definitely not a freeze plug. It's a...

Well it's definitely not a freeze plug. It's a hole in the block. Question is if I can install one of those rubber screw down style plugs in that spot or not. If not, engine has to come out.
02-22-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,070
Posted By DreadyDiggs

Help To Identify Source of Coolant Leak

A customer gave me an Expedition with 4.6L after someone diagnosed her problem as a rear freeze plug failing. I've got the transmission down, flywheel off. I see both driver side and passenger side...
12-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By DreadyDiggs

I'm not offended, since I don't really expect you...

I'm not offended, since I don't really expect you to know my capabilities, and appreciate your help, since you're the only one responding.

A major air lock is definitely possible, and I can look...
12-05-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By DreadyDiggs

Rear ABS only. Yes I bench bled the master before...

Rear ABS only. Yes I bench bled the master before installing.

And yes I bled the ABS module.

I am more than capable of doing any of the necessary repairs to the van. So it will not be going to...
12-05-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By DreadyDiggs

1995 Ford E250 Brake Issue

Here's the run-down.

4.9L

My girl was driving it one day. Right front brake hose separates. She drives it like that to get it home, all fluid lost.

I replace brake hose and bleed just the...
10-04-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,500
Posted By DreadyDiggs

I have to get a new test light today and maybe a...

I have to get a new test light today and maybe a noid light set.

What I do know is that on the scanner I show no pulse width while the engine is cranking. I read somewhere that the ignition...
10-03-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,500
Posted By DreadyDiggs

I just read about the ignition control module...

I just read about the ignition control module (tucked behind the battery), controls the tach signal as well as the spark.

I can get one tomorrow from the junkyard to test, but I can't tell if I...
10-03-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,500
Posted By DreadyDiggs

1995 Ford Explorer - No Start, No FI Pulse or Tach

Just swapped in a motor for a customer. Previous engine was locked due to blown headgasket.

This engine cranks but will not start. Hooked up my Solus and I had no codes at first. Noticed I...
06-02-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,913
Posted By DreadyDiggs

Yea I thought about that and haven't replaced it...

Yea I thought about that and haven't replaced it yet. And no I haven't had the chance to check my codes lately. When I first got the truck and it was doing this the only code I had was that the EGR...
06-01-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,913
Posted By DreadyDiggs

Thought I'd post here instead of starting a new...

Thought I'd post here instead of starting a new thread. This issue has been resolved. To the tune of $300, which is the same price I would've spent to buy the correct headers. Truck's nice and...
04-10-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,913
Posted By DreadyDiggs

Y-Pipe Question

My question is simple. Will a 351W Y-Pipe clear the transmission crossmember if bolted to a 302?

My issue is an exhaust leak after installing these shorty headers below:...
03-13-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By DreadyDiggs

EGR Valve Position Problem

Okay, so I have a code (34) saying the EGR Valve is not closed properly. It's an 88 302.

I am a mechanic and I have my Brick Snapon Scanner so I've done a little tinkering with it but I want...
03-08-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By DreadyDiggs

Okay so still no pics. Video will have to do...

Okay so still no pics. Video will have to do haha.

Found out a few more things. It's got 3.55 gears. So at 65 on 31s in 4th I should be around 2540 rpms. I forget the exact number. I don't...
03-03-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By DreadyDiggs

Well the easiest way to decipher if your cat is...

Well the easiest way to decipher if your cat is bad or not would be to visually inspect it..IE remove it from the truck or use a scope through an 02 sensor hole.

Bad misfires are the number 1...
03-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 60,571
Posted By DreadyDiggs

I love to fish but do not own a boat so I haven't...

I love to fish but do not own a boat so I haven't had to try towing one. I'm a mechanic so I've pulled many a vehicle with the 300. The biggest probably being an 84 Chevy C10 on an auto transport. ...
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