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Ford F-150 stalling out
The most common issues I've experienced on these trucks are vacuum leaks. Either the pcv hose that connects into the back of the throttle body will develop a hole, or the hoses that run from the exhaust manifold to the...
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Abs brake sensor goes on and off.Pulled over in taffic & told me all of my brake lights are not working. Bulbs are new& has fluid?
Odds are, the brake light switch is faulty. In modern vehicles, it serves more functions than just turning the brake lights on when you apply the brake pedal. The brake light switch is typically the first thing to tell the...
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Runs rough misfires temp stays at about first mark on gauge so low.runs rich cam over retarded.oil pressure gauge always at middle
Hi there. Sometimes its best to stick to the basic issue at hand and explore possible causes of the main symptom you are experiencing. If you are having engine misfiring issues, the first thing a professional mechanic would do is...
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Rattling sound when idling
Hi There, This could be a number of things, however a common rattling that may be heard when idling when in gear could be a loose exhaust heat shield. This is somewhat common as heat shields tend to come loose...
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1996 F150 4.9 5 speed. Frt. Fuel pump quit working. Put fuel in rear tank and it sucked the fuel to the frt tank.
The two tanks are designed to work together and so BOTH pumps must be functioning and, as well, the related fuel system supply code, the Code P0232 that has set has to be resolved. P0232 means that the fuel pump...
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I have a 2006 ford f150 that needs it's starter replaced as quickly as possible. What wood you charge and how quickly could you d
The starter can be replaced very quickly. If you would please simply fill in the information (year, make and model) in the "Get a Quote" segment of YourMechanic's starter motor replacement service page you will receive both an exact quote...
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Replacing the EGR tube
It is possible you are getting fumes leaking from another area like from the manifold to head area. You should use a high temperature pipe sealer like liquid copper on the pipe connection to complete the seal but before you...
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I have a 2000 F-150 the makes a whistling sound when applying or releasing the brake pedal. It sounds like air being let out of a
The brake booster uses engine vacuum to provide power assist when you step on the brake pedal. A component within the booster, such as the valve, and/or the external check valve or vacuum lines is probably leaking. The leak of...
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i have a po401 code i replace the egr and egr senzior
Hi there. P0401 is an OBD-II generic code that the engine control module (ECM) detected the engine exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve is not flowing enough recirculated exhaust gases when it is commanded to open the flow of gases into...
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Loud clicks no start
If what you have is a rapid tapping sound when you turn the key, You are not getting enough current to the starter. When the solenoid engages and connects the starter, the battery voltage rapidly drops to the point where...
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RPM goes up but it doesnt let me go above 20mph. overdrive light was flashing and it displayed "TRANS FAULT."
Hi there. Your vehicle has most likely entered a Limp Mode, which tends to happen when a transmission issue is detected by sensors and the ECU. The only way to resolve this issue is to have a professional mechanic complete...
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Slight vibration and a humming noise coming from steering column and the front wheels
Based on the symptoms you are describing, you may have a wheel bearing that has developed some free play and may also have dried out. This can cause both a vibration and a humming noise. If you have altered the...
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when repairing the AC on a 2004 ford 150, do I need to replace all 3 - accumulator, compressor, and condensor?
Once the A/C system is opened you must replace the accumulator/dryer/filter because that part contains a desiccant. The desiccant has a finite service life. Condensers are ONLY replaced if they show evidence of significant external impact from road debris (other...
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Looking for the spare brake light wire on 2017 f150
Check the wiring that you have located and see if there is power to it when you step on the brakes pedal. If there is power to it, then it is the brake wire for the auxiliary trailer braking system....
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Truck stallsl out when put in gear 1988 Ford F150
Hi there - first task is to check for any problem codes. Your truck has OBD I diagnostics which, although not as precise as OBD II, can still be pretty helpful. Your poor cold start running may be due to...
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Turns over but will not start and has a strong odor of gas.
Check the location of where the fuel smell is emitting from on your vehicle. If the fuel smell is coming from the fuel tank area, then the fuel pump, fuel line, fuel filter, fuel fuller neck, charcoal canister, or the...
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Excessive cranking after setting 15-30 minutes, will start if put gas pedal to floor
Hi there. There are multiple issues that could be causing this problem, ranging from EGR valve issues to a idle control valve or even throttle body problem. If you're able to start the truck by putting throttle to the floor,...
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My back windshield is leaking between the interior and exterior cab walls
Hi There, This is usually a problem with the weather stripping sealing the window inside the frame of the windshield. Over time, the rubber weather stripping becomes brittle due to heat and other weather affects that will deteriorate it's ability...
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Loud ticking from an injector
Hi there. If the ticking you are hearing is due to faulty injectors then the vehicle will likely experience a misfire, or other noticeable performance issues, as a faulty injector will disrupt the air fuel ratio. If you are not...
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Heater doesn't pump out warm air and truck is over heating. Thermostat is good. 1995 Ford F150
Hello - your "overheating, but no heater function" sounds like 2 problems. Since you believe the thermostat is working properly, and if the radiator is getting hot as well (proves the water pump is pushing hot water out to it),...

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