Questions tagged [f-150]

A Ford pick-up, commonly referred to as a 1/2 ton.

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is a seriously corroded driveshaft and u joints on an F150 safe? dealer who sold me car says no

I think a corroded drive train this corroded is a safety issue, bought used f150 from dealer get out on highway and was scared to hell whole truck shook so bad -drove truck back later same day saying ...
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2012 Ford F-150 Rust

I have a 2012 Ford F-150 that's starting to show a bit of rust, primarily on the front and rear bumpers and then on the undercarriage of the body below the doors. I have a few questions on this: ...
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How can I remove a broken plastic piece from a coolant box?

A little piece attached to a hose broke inside some coolant box Related question. The thing is plastic and the box is metal, I have seeing some questions and videos on how to remove headless bolts and ...
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What is this thing called and what is the correct hose order f150?

A few months ago this little box started leaking coolant (the green stuff), i took it to the mechanic to repair, charge me for it but apparently did nothing because continue leaking (just a few drops ...
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F150 blew out Dorman plug patch kit, safe to drive?

I have a 2005 F-150 STX (4.6L Triton) in which the spark plug in cylinder 3 blew out. I hired a mechanic to install a patch kit (he used the Dorman Help! Kit) and that kit itself also blew out of the ...
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2007 Ford F-150 engine problems

My 2007 f150 shutters in reverse and when at an idol and or at low rpms, more doing so on an incline or hill, can someone please tell me what the problem can be and what I can do to fix it?
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Overheating F150, clogged radiator or air pocket?

2011 Ford F150, 5.0 I've had issues with the truck overheating after about 20 minutes of driving. It seems to get up to normal temp pretty quick, hold and then the temp spikes to overheat. I pull off ...
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Can y’all help me out. I have no idea what I’m doing

So I drive a Ford F-150 and this morning when I was on my way to work my truck was acting like it was losing power and it has been for a while but not to bad but this morning it was doing it bad. Well ...
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2005 F-150 High B2 LTFT

Been chasing this for a while now. LTFT B2 likes to sit around +20% at idle and up to 3000RPM B1 will sit at about 12% at idle and drop to 6 at higher RPMS. It is also beginning to buck a bit when ...
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Ford F150 XL - How do the vehicle control modes work?

My 2018 F150 has multiple driving modes: Normal | Snow/Wet | Eco | Sport I understand Snow/Wet is for wet surfaces, etc, etc. But what exactly are they doing to the drive-train? What widgets ...
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Ford F150 XL - is there a hack for the radio?

I just purchased a 2018 Ford F150 XL crew cab. The radio is driving me insane. For example I can't play another directory of MP3s - while driving. For an 1 1/2 commute this is aggravating. I ...
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2007 Ford f150 unlock/lock button

I have not had this truck long I bought it a couple of weeks ago and the driver side unlock buttons work for the driver side only but the lock button works for both sides. I can only unlock the ...
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Heater will blow warm air then go to cold

I have an 01 Ford f150 with the 5.4 Triton, my heater has worked good untill a few days ago, at operating temp the heater will blow hot air but if I change it from defrost to anything eles or turn it ...
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Ford F150 quirk

I just purchased a used black Ford F150 XL crew cab "convenience vehicle" from a dealer. Today my friend noticed that the drivers side door handles are chrome and the passenger side door handles are ...
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Transmission fluid shows to be over full and trans is slipping

I have a 2005 Ford F150. The transmission starting having problems shifting today. When I checked the fluid, it shows to be way over full on the dipstick. I have not added any fluid since I have owned ...
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Front wheel bearings integral to rotor assembly

Have been told that front wheel bearings are integral to the front rotors on 2009 Ford 150 and therefore can't be replaced separately. They can ONLY be replaced by replacing the entire rotor assembly. ...
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97 f 150 headlight problem

97 Ford f 150 Headlights High beams are low beams and low beams are high beams neither are very bright. Checked bulb in truck and it's a 9004 looked up what it calls for and it says 9007. Would this ...
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1997 F150 5.4 L XLT

You Engine got stuck at high rpms while driving on the highway and only wanted to accelerate. While driving I noticed that the accelerator had seemingly stuck in the closed or fully pressed position. ...
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What type of Fuel does a 2007 f150 v6 4.2L take?

What type of Fuel does a 2007 f150 v6 4.2L take? The vehicle did not come with a manual, and I need to refuel. I contacted the Ford dealership they say they will get back to me. They have not yet. I ...
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1990 F-150 Eating Alternators

My old truck has a problem with zapping alternators. It's a 1990 F-150 with a 5L V8. Specifically, I believe the voltage regulator is going out. Giving it a lot of gas seems to always be the event ...
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Just purchased a “rebuilt” transmission. Do these bearings look new to you?

Clearly the locking nuts have been reused (which IMO is bad practice, also the stake is in the different location which may indicate the torque is wrong) but to me the bearings look used. They are ...
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Loose steering over anything rough

I have a 2011 Ford F-150, and since we bought a year ago it's always felt somewhat unstable over uneven pavement. The truck tracks straight on the highway, doesn't have any vibration, but anytime I ...
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2011 f150 ecoboost timing chain and valve train

Looking to find the book rate for how many hours labour to change full timing set including vct's, chains and intake cams 3.5l ecoboost
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starter won't engage

I have a 2003 f150 heritage. the other day I was running around , stopped 3 or 4 times with no problems. then I came out of a store and no start. Nothing lots of power but not even a click. So long ...
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2010 Ford F-150 4.6 3 valve modular motor indicating overheating

I have a 2010 F-150 4.6L V8 3 valve truck. It has about 130,000 miles on it. Last time I drove it as I pulled into my driveway the temperature gauge on the dash was totally pegged out. It seems this ...
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valve adjustment 1984 F150 302

stock cam, hydraulic lifters. when removing the lash and finding the start of "tension" on the push rod how far should the spring loaded part of the lifter depress before you add the final 1/2 - 3/4 ...
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2001 F150 4.2 V6 knocking noise

I have a loud knocking noise in my engine. It stopped for awhile but is back. I just replaced the heads and all gaskets, due to overheating. Now have it back together and it's knocking still. It keeps ...
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2014 Ford F150 V8 5.0L

Hello i would like to know if we can pump gas vapur through the port/fuel injectors like gas liquid passes . I want to turn my v8 5.0L in to a vapur operated port injectors system and if possible ...
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Hum noise after letting go of the accelerator

2001 Ford F-150 250k miles 4.6L 4x4 When I'm on the highway going about 70 and do a "quick release" of the accelerator, the truck makes an audible hum that lasts for about a half a second. Wondering ...
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Ford F-150 engine overheats

My Ford F-150 started to overheat really fast after the last hard freeze we had. There is definitely a coolant leak by the manifold, but I am thinking it is a hose because that's where most the ...
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Diagnostic connector broken; wires corroded and pulled out of the housing

1990 f150, XLT Lariat. Has been having idling issues, and the check engine light flicked on. I went to try and pull codes off, and realized that the wires inside the diagnostic connector had corroded. ...
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2004 f150 4x4 causes for errant hi temp reading

Recent engine replacement & transmission overhaul Have replaced thermostat & coolant with no effect Will return to normal reading after only 10 second shutdown
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Engine Type Confusion

Can someone tell me the difference between these two engines? I'm trying to find an O2 sensor for my 2009 F150 and while looking for parts I came across this (apparently) very important distinction (...
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97 f150 4.6L Heater problem!

In August, I replaced my heater core after a few yrs of it being out. Engine would get to normal operating temp and heater would blow warm/hot. Then slowly, the temp gauge would drop to cold, heater ...
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What's this yellow paste I found when I attempted to add oil?

I have a 2004 F150, with 200,000 miles. My daily commute is about 20 miles. I add a quart of oil at 3,000 miles, then get an oil change at 5,000 miles. I live in Atlanta, and it only rarely gets below ...
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Pickup runs only with the ground wire removed

My 2006 Ford F150 would not start and the lights flashed in the dash when I tried to start it. I removed the starter which is only 4 months old, it bench tested as perfect. I removed the battery ...
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2001 f150 suspension package

Just replaced the suspension package on a 2001 F150. OEM parts. The issue I'm having is that when I go above 50mph and hit a bump/pot hole, there's a significant amount of jarring that occurs. ...
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Remove and replace 5.4 liter motor on 2007 F 150

Wondered if any one can give an idea of how many hours, by flat rate manual , are allowed for removal and replacement of complete engine assy?
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1994 Ford F150 coming back to life

After 5 years of standing, I'm fixing up my 1994 F-150. Replacing plugs and wondering if I should add some engine oil to the cylinders to ensure good compression and reduce friction on startup. Thanks ...
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How do I diagnose a blinking overdrive off light on a 2001 Ford F-150 with 4R70W transmission?

Today the "OFF" light on the transmission shifter starting blinking on my 2001 Ford F-150. It is the 4.6L with a 4R70W transmission. I pulled the codes but all I found was "Evap system inoperative" ...
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Truck shaking at certain mph or when under load

Vehicle Information: 2006 Ford F150 4WD with the 5.4L V8 150,000 miles (oil change every 5000 miles) Background: In the fall, I started having problems with my truck. It had a rough idle and ...
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1988 F150 INLINE SIX no dash or interior lights,brake and tail lights are now inop

no dash or interior lights,brake and tail lights are now inop ,FUSE KEEPS BLOWING
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Truck burning through a lot of gas

Vehicle Information: 2006 Ford F150 4WD with the 5.4L Problem: On the way to work I noticed that the truck was "burning" a lot of gas. As I drove, (at a normal speed - 60 mph) I noticed that the ...
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High pitched noise from engine bay at high RPM

I have a 2001 Ford F-150 with the 4.6L modular V8 engine. This morning I noticed it was making a high pitched noise when accelerating hard. This is audible in the cab of the pickup truck. Upon further ...
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PTFE or standard high temp grease for a slip joint?

My 1997 Ford F-150, 4.6L with automatic, is suffering from the slip join "clunk" at stops/starts. My research has found this is a common problem when the output shaft splines get dried out. It ...
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Estimated labor hours for transmission replacement

I have a 2005 f150 fx4 and I just lost reverse, I'm curious as to how many book hours a shop will charge to replace transmission. thanks for reading
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Putting overhead interior light cover back on-08 Ford F150

I was needing help on how to put cover back on interior overhead light on 08 Ford F-150.
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Bajaj Pulsar 150 decelarating problems while riding

2011 model which has run to 60000 kms and i use it on daily basis with regular oil change & maintenance etc... Yesterday night i rode the bike close to 20 kms and then came back home , it was ...
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I'm looking at a 1978 F-150 Truck that pulls to the left in between Shifting gears. Where ould be a good place to start looking? [closed]

This truck pulls when you let off the accelerator in between shifting gears
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99 f150 heater problems

I just replaced heater core on my 99 f150 and now no controls are working. I think it's a vacuum problem but not sure where to look. Dash is not completely back together but enough to check it out. I ...