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My f150 bogs down to about 400 rpms when I put in reverse or drive and instantly goes back to normal idle
I would recommend having the transmission fluid flushed and replace fluid. The solenoids may need to be replaced if they are sticking.
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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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Hoses connected to throttle body
Any hoses that would connect to a throttle body are either going to be for coolant or vacuum. In order to determine where the hoses go from the throttle body, I would recommend following them with a flashlight and or...
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Throttle body coolant out line
Hi Dakota. Thanks for sending your question to us tonight. Unfortunately, we can't upload files to this platform to provide you with a diagram. Your best option is to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2002 Ford F-150,...
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Reverse light on my f150 stays on
Hi Heather. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible reasons that your reverse light is always on, ranging from a damaged electrical relay to an open fuse. It's also possible that the neutral safety switch is damaged....
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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 stopped working
Hi there. This can occur from a blown fuse, a failed motor, or a problem with the control switch. I usually check the fuse first to see if it has blown. If it has then I would replace it and...
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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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What else should I do?
The fuel injectors on this engine can intermittent stick causing a misfire. The fix is to replace the injector for the cylinder having the problem. This is from a carbon build up in the injector pintle. I would recommend having...
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Water leak under dashboard
I have seen this issue before. There can be two kinds of liquid leaking into your passenger floorboard area. Water or engine coolant. If it seems to happen when you have the A/C on, it is probably water. The A/C...
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Truck won't move while in gear
Hello and thank you for your question. The problem could be 3 different things wrong with your truck. First, look at the brake system to ensure that the brakes are not engaging when you put the vehicle in gear. If...
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truck cranks but wont start
Verify that the fuel pump is getting power when you crank the engine. You should have 12 volts at the connector. If not, then the fuel pump circuit has to be diagnosed. Start with the basics. Make sure fuses are...
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Tranny
The first thing that needs to be done is to scan the vehicle for all codes. Since the overdrive light is flashing, a simple code reader from your local parts store will not likely be of any help. Code readers...
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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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Ticking noise
The noise you hear when first starting is the oil pressure building up, and the hydraulic cam followers getting pressurized. Once they get oil pressure, then the noise goes away. Try using only the Ford FL820S oil filter, and only...
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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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the truck turns over and over, but will not start
Without more information on the vehicle i would have to say you may have a fuel pump that is not pumping fuel. You should have the computer scanned for codes to the crankshaft or camshaft sensors. Then have the fuel...
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Stalling in any gear
Quite a few faults can cause the vehicle to stall and not be able to run properly. The most common problems is a failure with the fuel pump, alternator, fuel filter, MAF sensor, vacuum leak, or exhaust leak. I'd suggest...
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Spark plug popping out
Hello. This is a common problem on the Ford modular V8. The new spark plug won't stay because the threads are stripped out. There are two repairs: 1) drilling, and installing a threaded insert into the head for the spark...
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Spark plug popped-out
It is common on this engine for the spark plugs to pop, and there are two typical fixes: either the spark plug hole could have a new insert put into it, or the head will have to be replaced. I...

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