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Non-ethanol fuel
Hi There, Your truck should run just fine with non-ethanol fuel and in fact may run a bit better with pure non-ethanol fuel. Many of today’s engines are equipped to run on E85 fuel which is a high ethanol content...
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My 2000 Ford, F150 won't start ,replace battery and fuel pump
Hello there. When a vehicle will not start, it is usually due to a lack of the correct air / fuel mixture or the inability to ignite the fuel inside the combustion chamber at the correct time. Although the fuel...
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Im putting in a2005 ford 4.2 in my 98 ford f150 do you see any problem
Hello. If you are using the base engine then you should be just fine. The intake and exhaust as well as the sensors will work different so all of that will need to be switched over.
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intake runner butterfly adjustment screws
Since your question relates to something that is very specific, I would recommend consulting a service such as AllData or Mitchell Prodemand. These are online based services that have many procedures and specifications that are available for most vehicles. You...
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Slow accelaration
Hi there. When you hear a loud air noise that is accompanied by lack of acceleration, it's typically caused by either a vacuum leak or exhaust leak. The vacuum leak will be due to a vacuum hose that is split...
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Can a 2002 ford f150 2wd supercab use front lift spacers? I found some online for about a 2in lift.
Hello. It really depends on what spacers they are. There are spacers that are made to work on this vehicle but they will change the geometry of the front suspension and will cause tires wear over time. I would need...
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Ignition Coil
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations...
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Hey Chris, i have a 1999 ford e-150 that needs passenger front spring and shocks, work truck in pretty rough shape. Worth repairi
Hi there. If the truck is in rough shape, you might want to have a local shock install shop swap them out, as it's probably more affordable than having a professional mobile mechanic come to your location. If you have...
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I have a 97 f150. Put a new trans in the truck. It has reverse but no forwards. Which is the same thing the old trans was doing
Hi there. Unfortunately, without knowing the details of what exactly was replaced or removed during this service, it's very difficult to pinpoint why this is happening to your vehicle. In most cases, when a transmission engages reverse but not a...
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How many gear oil does a 1997 ford working van require?
the rear axle take 75w140w 5.5 pints. The engine takes 6 quarts of oil with filter 5w20w synthetic blend oil or better. Transmission takes 14 quarts of mercon V.
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Problem bleeding my brakes , can't get it to bleed out
You will need to use a scanner to activate the ABS bleed function. If you still cannot get fluid out of any brakes then you may have a problem with the ABS module. The bleed function should work unless there...
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When I put gas in, after a few seconds it spits it back out.
Hi there. The fuel vent hose on the fuel filler neck is plugged and not allowing the fuel to vent as the tank is filled up. You may have to remove the rubber hose to the tank and take a...
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Ford no power when driving but idol is fine
Hi there. Depending on when and where you had your new computer installed, and whether these symptoms started at the same time, it is possible you need to have the computer reprogrammed. This is something that should be completed by...
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Leaking oil and smoking but temp gauge isn't moving - smells like burnt rubber 2004 Ford Freestar
Hi there - your symptoms describe 2 problems, unrelated to each other. The burned oil smell is likely a leaking gasket, most likely the valve/cam cover gasket. It would leak down onto hot exhaust, causing the smell and light smoke...
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White smoke
Hi There, It sounds like your truck may 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...
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After it rains my car rumbles in low rpm and accelerates slowly, the service engine soon also comes on
You may be getting water into the ignition and electrical system from engine fan blowing it all over the engine. In order to find the connections that are not sealed good you will need to have the computer tested to...
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White smoke from exhaust smell like gas 1997 Ford F150
Hi there - check for problem codes first, whether the Check Engine light is on or not. I don't think it's a computer problem - more likely a coolant temperature sensor malfunction or leaking injector making it run rich. Check...
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Temperature gauge moves up and down rapidly (does'nt jump).
The wire yl/lb from the PCM to the coolant temperature sensor seems to have a break in it. However, when jumping the wire from the PCM to the sensor could have been in contact with another circuit causing the gauge...
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I have a 2002 Ford F-150 single cab has a rod knock and dies while driving
Hi There, The rod knocking you are hearing in your 2002 F150 may be related to a rod bearing that is beginning to fail. Adding additional oil to the motor may temporarily solve this, but it will eventually come back...
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I have a 2008 f150 it won't drive over 15 miles. And it shake. Changed the coil pads and spark plugs already. Still won't pick up
It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside and uses...

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