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The truck will go in reverse fine, but at every stop the transmission acts like it's in neutral. I have to rev the engine to get i
A faulty shift solenoid, and/or internal mechanical faults that cause clutch slippage, will usually set a trouble code and the check engine light will come on. Check for stored trouble codes but if there are no stored codes, a scan...
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Cylinder honing
Prior to honing, the cylinder has to be measured for any out-of-round condition. The service limit on out-of-round for your specific engine is .0005 inches. If out-of-round exceeds .0005 inches, which it probably does, the block has to be serviced...
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Windshield wipers not working properly
The windshield wiper switch actually contains 3 switches internally which send a coded input to the wiper motor processing electronics in the wiper motor assembly defining the mode and speed at which the wipers operate. In the wiper motor assembly...
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Vehicle will start but turns off when put into gears
Hello, thank you for writing in. When the transmission is put into gear, the engine is demanded to work under slightly different conditions. It is these changes that are likely triggering the engine to stall. The Torque converter lock up...
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Vehicle will start but turns off when put into gears
Hello, thank you for writing in. When the transmission is put into gear, the engine is demanded to work under slightly different conditions. It is these changes that are likely triggering the engine to stall. The Torque converter lock up...
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Truck makes loud noise when accelerating.
Hello. There are multiple things that may cause loud noises when stepping on the gas pedal such as axles, valve lifters, and catalytic convertors. I suggest you have a technician inspect the vehicle since there are several things that may...
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Transmission won't shift into second gear
This is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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Transmission slipping
Hello...if it is a shift solenoid, that electronically controlled valve is in the transmission "valve body". Often, the part can be replaced without removing the transmission. However, the valve body might have to be removed. This is a fairly typical...
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Ticking noise in my engine.
A ticking noise sounds like a bad valve lash adjuster and is a common problem with these cars. I would have a technician inspect the noise from your engine.
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Throttle Body Relearning
The only addition to the steps you will need to after reconnecting the battery you should turn the key on without starting it and wait for about 30 seconds then start engine and let idle for 10 minutes. Then drive...
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Smoke coming out of tailpipe
Hi there. Excessive smoke can indicate some serious issues. The first thing to do is to determine the type of smoke that is emitted. A whitish smoke would indicate engine coolant entering into the combustion chamber. This can cause rough...
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RPM fluctuates
With the age and mileage of your vehicle, it would probably benefit from a throttle body service including cleaning the idle air control valve. Over time, oil and carbon build up on the throttle blade so it does not sit...
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Reverse not working
If you are able to put the transmission in reverse, but it just wont go and acts like its in park/neutral, you could be having internal transmission issues. There are many components inside an automatic transmission but things like a...
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Oil Change
As you may know, there are a multitude of engine oils on the market all claiming to be the "best" and prolonging the life of your car's engine. One of the main questions you will be asked when changing your...
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Need to pass smog test
The AC on this car is known to have failures from the compressor such as leaking lines, control module problems, and evaporator issues; there are too many possibilities to give a good diagnosis without checking it first. The smog test...
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My truck turns over but won't start.
Start with also checking things like cam position sensor and crank position sensors. These are two components that will cause a no spark problem as they are both partially responsible for monitoring the speed of both the crank and camshafts....
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My '98 expedition, it drives fine for a while, then after a few hours, when sitting still, it idles rough then shuts off.
After some testing done to verify the EGR valve flow to see if the valve is intermittently sticking open causing the stall. This can be done using a scanner with the capability to open and close the EGR valve and...
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My '98 expedition drives fine for a while, then after a few hours, when sitting still, it idles rough then shuts off.
After some testing done to verify the EGR valve flow to see if the valve is intermittently sticking open causing the stall. This can be done using a scanner with the capability to open and close the EGR valve and...
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Muffler
The exhaust is the same except for after the muffler on most of them. The F150 has long and short frames, and I am not sure which one is the same as the Expedition. Your best bet is to get...
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Low idle and stalling
Hi there. This is a problem that comes up often on this engine. It is typically caused by a failing idle control valve or a dirty throttle body. If the throttle body is dirty then that will typically cause the...

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