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2005 Ford E150 Econoline

hope someone can help with this. I have what seems to be a strange problem. When accelerating to at least 2400 RPM in 1st gear and then completely removing my foot from the gas, the engine RPM ...
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How to remove the rear heater on an Econoline

So I'm currently in the process of gutting a 2005 E350 (a former wheelchair van with a raised roof) to turn it into a camper van. As part of this process, I went about removing the back heater. In ...
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power inverter to run a shop vac. Could alternator be damaged by this?

I have a standard 200 watt power inverter which I have used to power a sound system off of my Econoline e250 on multiple occasions with no problem. I tried to run a 4hp rigid shop vac off of it and ...
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Can I use any 4R70W manual on any 4R70W transmission?

I am doing this as a side project and I am aware it is very difficult. I had some trouble finding a manual for my transmission. I am not 100% sure I even know what transmission I have. I pulled it ...
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Is oil on the manifold dangerous or will it just burn off?

I have a 1990 Econoline 250, it has a little leak in the valve cover gasket, it sits during the winter and the gasket contracts which makes it pretty bad the first time it starts up. After that not so ...
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What kind of trailer hitch do i need for my Econoline 250 Extended

I have a 1990 Ford Econoline Extended ( the back is about 2 feet longer ). I want to put a hitch on the back so I can tow a small utility trailer, but I'm not sure what kind I need. Not looking for ...
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Using too much oil between oil changes

04 Econoline 5.4 v8 using 2-3 quarts between oil changes calls for 5w-20 would using a thicker oil slow this down no leaks or noticeable smoke have been using high milage oil for the last 15.000 miles....
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Other Things to replace on my van while doing the valve cover gasket [closed]

Was going to replace the valve cover gasket on my 1989 Econoline with 67k mile. it's a bit of a pain to get in there, is there anything else I should be looking at, or replacing while I'm in there?
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Why did my van hesitate, then stall and not restart?

I have a 1989 Econoline 250 with low miles (60k) was driving on the highway today when I suddenly lost power, tried to give it gas but it hesitated, then stalled so I pulled off. Check engine light ...
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Can I paint my entire Class C RV using fluorescent green and how long will the paint job last

I cannot afford to paint my 30 year old RV (in which I rebuilt the engine and plan on going on a Road Trip around the world!) professionaly ... Can I paint my entire Class C RV using Rustoleum ...
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1996 Ford E350 (5.8L) Mass Air Flow Sensor - where is it?

I can't find the MAF sensor on my 96 Ford E350. (Been googling for hours :)) In case a picture helps: Like I said, I've been looking for quite a while, and I can't find anything. Thanks!
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Ford Econoline Van AC Failing

If the vents start putting out hot air when accelerating or driving up hills but are ice cold when idling, is that a sign of a failing blower pump or leak? I am dealing with a Ford Econoline E350. ...
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Options for removing broken lug nut?

What are my options for removing this broken lug nut?
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1974 Ford Econoline E200 Van acts fuel starved after warm up

I have a 1974 Ford Econoline E200 Van with an 8 cylinder with the present symptoms: It starts and runs great, but once is warmed up, it feels like it is not injecting fuel. It loses power and slows ...