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A transmission range sensor, or TRS, sometimes referred to as a neutral safety switch, is a safety device and sensor that, when faulty, prevents the car from starting unless it is in neutral or park. Failure of this part... More »

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A common electrical problem with Ford F150 vehicles is failure of the reverse lights or the reverse indicator on the dashboard signalling whenever the vehicle is in reverse gear. The fault here lies in the transmission r... More »

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A dead battery, bad starter connection, faulty ignition switch and a clogged fuel filter are all factors that make a car hard to start. In cold weather, the slow evaporation of gasoline and coagulated oil also contribute... More »

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If a car will not turn over but the lights and radio still work, the problem is either a bad starter motor or a faulty ignition switch. A clicking noise when turning the key usually indicates a problem with the starter m... More »

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Hard shifting in an automatic vehicle is typically the result of a faulty or failing transmission. An automatic transmission is comprised of gears, fluid, bell housing and a filter. Problems arising in any of these areas... More »

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An oil-pressure sensor, or switch, is usually incorporated onto a car's engine block near its oil filter. The sensor is used to trigger a warning light on a car's instrument cluster when oil pressure is too low. More »

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