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#6127 of 6400 Re: Gear shift lever broken-Ford Expl 2002 -please help ! [prubbo]
Oct 16, 2008 (2:03 pm)
Hi prubbo, paul7281 here.
My original steering column-part number was 4L2Z-3C529-DA, I replaced it with this part 5L2Z-3C529-A, and it was new from Ford out of the box. I don't know how much shaft protruded out of the column, but my original steering wheel did fit correctly. prubbo, you did not pull the steering column your self?? Do you know if it's out of a 2002-2004 Ford Explorer or Ford Mountaineer?? Did you see this part number 5L2Z-3C529-A, on the steering column or just on the junk yard invoice?? There is something suspect about the steering column you received. If you have a 2002 Ford Explorer this 5L2Z-3C529-A, steering column and your original steering wheel should fit! Go to your local ford parts dealer with the steering column and steering wheel and ask ford's part dealer why it will not fit? paul...
#6129 of 6400 Rear window defroster
Oct 16, 2008 (6:14 pm)
Since winter is about upon us, the rear window defogger on my '99 Explorer has decided not to work. No light on the little switch when you push it, so I assume it's not working. Is there a fuse for this thing? My Chilton's book doesn't even mention the rear defogger, so not much help. Anyone?
#6130 of 6400 Re: Gear shift lever broken-Ford Expl 2002 -please help ! [paul7281]
Oct 19, 2008 (1:23 am)
Any advice or tips on removing the shifter linkage from column on 96 ford explorer. I have a part somewhere on the shifter linkage rod broken and need to remove in order to repair...any advise would be appreciated...tx
#6131 of 6400 How to Remove shifter linkage on steering column of 96 ford explorer
Oct 19, 2008 (5:16 pm)
Any advice or tips on removing the shifter linkage from steering column on 96 ford explorer. I have a part somewhere on the shifter linkage rod broken and need to remove in order to repair...any advise would be appreciated...tx
#6132 of 6400 2002 Explorer Fan doesn't blow very well except on high
Oct 21, 2008 (7:24 pm)
I live in a cold winter climate. Owned since new 2002, last four years engine temperature indicates high, but not very good heat. When I bring it to the dealer he puts in the garage and checked the heater exit temperature and said it's OK. I can't go through another winter in it.
I think the fan doesn't blow enough. Fan speed one is "barely anything", speed two "kinda something", speed three "barely something", speed four "blows, makes a lot of noise, some heat".
Is there a heavy duty fan available?
#6133 of 6400 Re: 1998 Ford Explorer - no start = fuel problem? [fatback]
Oct 21, 2008 (10:31 pm)
hey lovelylu42 did u get ur problem fix i am having the same problem i have a 99 explorer an having the same problem did the same thing with the fuel pump also my injectors not opening.
#6134 of 6400 Re: 2002 Explorer Fan doesn't blow very well except on high [edvanhal]
Oct 22, 2008 (4:19 pm)
The fan switch itself may be your problem, as it controls the level of the fan speed. Regardless, it seems that it would have to be one of the two, fan speed swt or fan motor. However, I would think it's more likely the fan swt itself. I had an Explorer that had similar symptons and the fan swt itself turned out to be the problem. Again this is the actual swt that you are turning to set your fan speed. In reference to the noise that you hear at the highest setting, there may be something that's getting into your fan blades causing this, as I know leaves are sometime bad about working their way into the fan blades. Hope this reply helps, as it may at least give you a couple of things to consider....
#6135 of 6400 I think it's the clutch pack
Oct 27, 2008 (7:48 am)
I have an 05 explorer XLT with 35K miles and on Saturday I noticed that when I go to turn right or left at a low speed, there will be this grinding sound and shimmy in my rear end..What is it? And will this be an ongoing problem once it's fixed..should I just trade it in
#6136 of 6400 2004 Ford Explorer-Whistling noise
Nov 06, 2008 (6:27 am)
I have a 2004 Ford Explorer with 23,000 miles. Anytime I get it over 55mph, there is a whistling noise while I am pressing the accelerator. Take my foot off the accelerator and it stops. We can't seem to figure out where it is coming from. Can anyone help!?