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May 12, 2020
Broken Idler Pulley Mount. Ford 5.4, Expedition, Excursion, F150 Idler Pulley Mount busted off.

So I just picked up an old 1998 Expedition. The truck is in pretty good shape. But it had a belt squeal. I figured no big deal as you can get a new belt, tensioner and idler pulley for about $100.  So when I got it home I went to Autozone and grabbed the time […]

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May 11, 2020
2005 Nissan Quest Not Start No Crank

2005 Nissan Quest.  My van was running fine with no signs of any issues.  Parked it in the driveway and the next morning.  Turn the key Get lights on the dash, windows roll down, the back door opens but trying to start and I get nothing.  I figured maybe an open door or something draining […]

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March 31, 2020
Bar's Leaks - Head Seal Blown Head Gasket Repair

I have a beater with a heater that blew a head gasket. It's a 1998 Ford Expedition with a 4.6 Liter, just hit 117,000 miles. These trucks are great for hauling and oddball jobs. To replace the head gasket was going to either cost $800 + at the shop or do it myself and spend […]

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