1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks1987 - 1996 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 and larger pickups - including the 1997 heavy-duty F250/F350+ trucks
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Pulling the codes will tell you if any sensor is getting a bad reading. It may not necessarily point you in the right direction. Pull the codes, post them on FTE. Someone will be able to help.
As far as the check engine light, it is quite possible that the bulb is burned out, or someone took it out because they couldn't get it to go out. I've seen both. Examine the dash lights very closely. The CEL should come on with the key on while it does a self check.
Gone - 1990 F250HD Extended Cab 4x4 460 5spd 4.10 gears
New to the garage - 1999 F250 SD Lariat Extended Cab 5.4 V8 4x4
Mud is for playing, Asphalt is for getting there!!
You know what--I did see TAPE over a small section of that panel. I'll bet you the no good so-in-so that owned it before me just put tape over the light. I had noticed something over that section but just never bothered going any futher.
THANK YOU SO MUCH..I WILL CHECK IT AT LUNCH TIME BUT I'LL BET YOU HE DID....i'LL LET YOU YOU KNOW...THIS AFTERNOON
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