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  1. Jumante
    10-21-2016 09:36 AM
    Thanks Rod. This to receive the diagram of the torque sequence of the upper intake manifold bolts (6 bolt). Dont know if you need all of this info but sending it anyway. Its a 1999 ford exploder xlt, 4dr, with ac, vin 8th digit (X), last 4 of vin (4519), 4.0l v6 OHV-push rod. Email is Greatly appreciated.
  2. reno_man
    04-20-2016 08:14 PM
    The fuse box was the one under the hood. I only have heated seats -not cooled.
  3. reno_man
    04-17-2016 07:53 AM
    Vehicle out of storage April 8th 2016
    *side note my Air bag light has been on for three years - was told by dealer clock spring needs replacing- thanks to the internet and other posts - I checked under drivers seat and the wire was broken - now repaired . All good
    April 11th 2016 - had DCCV replaced by a mechanic in town I know. Still no heat - not able to fully check A/C bit cool out. Will do soon
    Whenever I do the self diagnostic with the buttons as suggested - I get #8888 only - should I be using a different pattern?
  4. reno_man
    04-17-2016 07:47 AM
    On way to Storage area , approx. 2 miles from my place - engine light came on I pulled over -it said engine failure and was going to overheat. I replaced #1 fuse and sat there for half an hr. to let engine cool. then drove to storage area -with no engine problems - but no heat or A/C Dec 2015 in storage
  5. reno_man
    04-17-2016 07:44 AM
    Dec 2015 - took to Lincoln dealer about and hr. away for evaluation. Was determined by them for $152 that the DCCV and Aux Circulating pump needed replacing for $1600. I wasn't going to spend that then put into storage.
  6. reno_man
    04-17-2016 07:42 AM
    Oct 2015 - So weather got colder we didn't need A/C and not much in the way of heat. Only luke warm air when heat on and no A/c- fuse not blown.
    Nov 2015 took # 1 fuse out have heat
  7. reno_man
    04-17-2016 07:32 AM
    Two weeks later no A/c. Blows extreme heat when air on. Took back to place that removed the gasses. A fuse had blown( front distribution box- position#1- A/C clutch) Replaced it. Had A/C again
    Two days later blown again - took back to service centre again, he tested it and said he thought compressor magnetic field were causing fuse to blow. Recommended a local Auto Electric shop, Which I have used before, for other vehicles.
    Sept- 2015, took to the Auto Electric shop- owner hooked it up but could only get fuse to blow once. The Weather had become too cool to get the A/C to go on and he couldn't get it in the shop due to other commitments. But he did notice that there was little to no heat! as well.
  8. reno_man
    04-17-2016 07:32 AM
    no A/c for one yr , told by Lincoln dealer compressor not working.
    July 2014 - had compressor installed -still no A/c
    Aug 2014 - took to two separate service centres, was told it was the Expansion valve. I didn't have $1000+ and put into storage for the winter.
    May 2015 - Had Expansion valve replaced - A/c worked Yea!, Just so you know we don't use car often, about once a week or so.
  9. reno_man
    04-16-2016 04:51 PM
    Hello, have been reading many posts and following advice re my 2000 Lincoln LS v8.I have been having issues with car for three years. Vehicle has been stored every winter since new. was my uncles car in New Jersey - he is 96 and cant drive any more, so I own the car now and live in Ontario.
    I will post the record of car since we have had it - will have to be in a few threads.
  10. mcc3515
    03-20-2016 04:03 PM
    On second thought ... I'm going to keep this car so the whole manual would be great. Do you recall where you purchased your DVD from?

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