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losing acceleration
You've done all the right things, and I presume you replaced the entire exhaust. If not, I would suspect there is a blockage in the catalyst. Other things that come to mind are rust in the fuel system. or, believe...
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Engine problems
Hi Victor. Thanks for sending your question and posting the videos. It sounds as if you've got a rather serious engine knock, likely a damaged intake valve lifter or rocker arms that are loose. Usually, this type of damage occurs...
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engine rattling
Hi Victor. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Anytime a vehicle sits for more than three months, it's recommended to change the oil and filter in the engine and transmission. When the oil is not constantly used, and not brought to...
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Engine makes rattling noise
The sound you are hearing is likely related to the lack of sufficient oil in the motor. When this happens, a number of things may cause the motor to not run properly or not start. As the motor overheats, the...
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engine rattling noise
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1995 f150 Possible blown head gasket
It sounds like you may in fact have a blown head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that fails between cylinders will generally cause a misfire and potentially compression leaks from...
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Hesitation when accelerating
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
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I have a 1984 Ford F 150 turns over won't start have replace starter ignition control module rotor distributor coil anything else
The stator inside the distributor is what signals the ignition control module to make the coil spark. You will need to replace the stator inside distributor or replace entire distributor assembly if you so not have a press and knowlege...
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No fire to engine
Your vehicle has a conventional distributor with electronic ignition. If there is no spark at any plugs, you should test the distributor (coil, pick-up, etc.) and entire primary circuit. There is also a possibility that the ignition switch is faulty...
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My 1994 ford van quit while driving, no warning. Will not start, cranks just fine. Replaced fuel pump, cap & rotor, no luck.
Hi Jeffrey. It really depends on how the engine "cut off". If it was progressive, like the engine continued running until the vehicle stopped, it's likely a fuel system issue. However, if the vehicle shut off completely while driving, it's...
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I just replaced steering column in a '96 F150 and put ignition cylinder in from old column into new steering column but truck does
You need to recheck the proper installation of the ignition switch and since you have a clutch you need to make sure clutch switch is closing to allow the engine to crank over. The electrical ignition switch on the new...
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Testing pickup coil with ohmn meter
If you can operate the engine to bring it to normal operating temperature, the ohm readings will be more accurate (the following readings are for a hot engine). For the pick up coil (magnetic pick up assembly), connect your ohmmeter...
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Selenoid not engaging
It's possible the prior owner also bypassed the neutral start switch or maybe a relay. Or, maybe, the neutral start switch is back in the circuit, with your work, but that component is faulty. Due to the number of possibilities,...
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Intake valve
Changing the oil won't do anything relative to that noise. Check to be sure the oil level is not too low though. If it's a stuck valve, you might be able to determine that indirectly by compression testing and measuring...
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Truck shut off at full throttle
Unfortunately, since the cylinder head was replaced recently there are a number of things that could potentially be causing this issue. I would recommend retracing your steps to determine if anything may have been missed over or skipped.
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.Pcm not keeping memory stored and resetting emissions monitors and vehicle is turned off 1996 Ford f150 2wd 4.9L l6 manual 5 spd
That would be a real pain when it's time for the annual inspection! My guess is that you are loosing power to the memory when you shut off the truck. There may be a B+ wire that goes to the...
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why would my manual truck be stuck in neutral
Either a major clutch component has failed, such as the pressure plate, or there is a failure in the transmission. To distinguish between the two (clutch versus transmission) and get the issue pinpointed, the recommended service is a non working...
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Car clicks once but won’t start!
Considering everything that's been replaced, the most likely cause of this issue is faulty wiring or a loose connection somewhere on a part that has been replaced. My best recommendation would be to go over everything that has been replaced...
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I just installed a new fuel pump on my 1995 f150 xl.. I had thought the pump was bad.. But come to find out that there is no power
Hi Micah. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically, when you have an issue like this, it's caused by either an exposed electrical wire that is creating a short or a blown fuse/relay. The best advice I can offer is for...
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Power problems
You may have defective ignition module or distributor pip sensor. I would suggest having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic check the problem for you or you can start by replacing the ignition module and see if it helps? You...

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