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How To Test The Engine Compression (3.8L Ford FWD)

How To Test The Engine Compression (3.8L Ford FWD)

In this tutorial I'll explain how to test the compression of the Ford front wheel drive (FWD) vehicles equipped with a 3.8L V6 engine. These vehicles include: 1991-1995 3.8L Ford Taurus, 1991-1995 3.8L Mercury Sable, and 1995-2003 3.8L Ford...   read more >>

How To Test The TPS (1996-1999 3.8L Windstar)

How To Test The TPS (1996-1999 3.8L Windstar)

The throttle position sensor is probably one of the easiest components to test on your 1996 through 1999 3.8L V6 Ford Windstar. This is basically due to the fact that you don't need any expensive diagnostic equipment to do it (a simple...   read more >>

How To Test The TPS (1994-1995 3.8L Taurus)

How To Test The TPS (1994-1995 3.8L Taurus)

The throttle position sensor (TPS) in the 1994 through 1995 3.8L Ford Taurus (Mercury Sable) can be tested easily. The test involves three specific steps. In the first one, we're gonna' make sure that the TPS is producing a TP signal that...   read more >>