Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 1987 - 1996 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 and larger pickups - including the 1997 heavy-duty F250/F350+ trucks

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-23-2014, 09:13 PM
SoCalAngler's Avatar
SoCalAngler SoCalAngler is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 363
SoCalAngler is starting off with a positive reputation.
CEL after 10 mins of running....how to diagnose?

Hello--
My CEL comes started coming a few days ago. It comes on about 10 mins of driving. Once I shut her down and restart, CEL goes off. After I drive for 10 mins it comes back on.

Things I've done to engine right before this started to occur...

1. Changed plug wires, dist cap, rotor
2. Replaced air filter and PCV filter
3. Removed batt cables (pos and neg) to install chemical pads under terminals.
4. Changed oil and filter (synthetic 10W/30 - FL-1HP filter).
5. Initial drive to test run vehicle, (turned off OD to test OD functionality as I never turned it on/off since I purchased a few months ago)

During the initial drive, after all above was performed, is when this started.

What can this be? I do not have an OBD I to check codes

Thanks!
__________________
'92 Ford F-350 XLT, 4X2, Crew Cab, Long Bed, 460ci, E40D, SRW, 3.55
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-23-2014, 09:18 PM
94GreenTruck 94GreenTruck is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 55
94GreenTruck is starting off with a positive reputation.
I have this same problem, mine is due to an o2 sensor that i cant get unstuck... it comes on after a few minutes because certain sensors need to be warmed up. O2 sensors need to be warmed up as well as a few others
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-23-2014, 09:29 PM
SoCalAngler's Avatar
SoCalAngler SoCalAngler is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 363
SoCalAngler is starting off with a positive reputation.
How can you be sure it is an 02 sensor? why not replace as opposed to trying to get unstuck? BTW...how do you get it unstuck?
__________________
'92 Ford F-350 XLT, 4X2, Crew Cab, Long Bed, 460ci, E40D, SRW, 3.55
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-23-2014, 09:38 PM
94GreenTruck 94GreenTruck is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 55
94GreenTruck is starting off with a positive reputation.
I know its bad haha. Long story... lets just say water damaged. And by stuck i mean stuck in the bung on the exaust pipe. Pb blast, an acytelene torch and an 02 socket and still cant the dang thing outta there to replace it
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-23-2014, 09:40 PM
Benztechnc's Avatar
Benztechnc Benztechnc is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: The Ole' North State.
Posts: 91
Benztechnc is starting off with a positive reputation.
I believe you can jump a couple of pins and be able to pull the codes, or purchase a code reader. iirc mine wasn't expensive.

However I would check over everything you touched, leaned on or took off. It could be as simple as a vacuum hose getting knocked off.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-23-2014, 10:02 PM
SoCalAngler's Avatar
SoCalAngler SoCalAngler is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 363
SoCalAngler is starting off with a positive reputation.
I checked all hoses and all around engine but did not see anything out of place
__________________
'92 Ford F-350 XLT, 4X2, Crew Cab, Long Bed, 460ci, E40D, SRW, 3.55
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-24-2014, 07:33 AM
rla2005's Avatar
rla2005 rla2005 is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Illinois
Posts: 7,904
rla2005 is a splendid one to beholdrla2005 is a splendid one to beholdrla2005 is a splendid one to beholdrla2005 is a splendid one to beholdrla2005 is a splendid one to beholdrla2005 is a splendid one to beholdrla2005 is a splendid one to behold
Quit guessing what is triggering the CEL.....

Warm up the engine then do this: How to run a Self Test

List the codes, by number and when they were displayed, here. We can help you decode them.

Most likely you should get three digit codes. 3 Digit Code Definitions
__________________
2013 Ford Taurus Limited 3.5L
2006 Ford Mustang GT 5-speed 3v 4.6L
rla2005@yahoo.com
Randy A | Central Illinois
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07-24-2014, 07:47 AM
cliff_mennenger's Avatar
cliff_mennenger cliff_mennenger is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Land O Lakes, Florida
Posts: 49
cliff_mennenger is starting off with a positive reputation.
cmennenger@gmail.com
You have to run the self test to retrieve DTC info. No reason to load the parts shotgun more than once.....
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-24-2014, 06:11 PM
SteelHorse4x4's Avatar
SteelHorse4x4 SteelHorse4x4 is online now
Senior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Virginia Beach/Wisconsin
Posts: 236
SteelHorse4x4 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by cliff_mennenger View Post
No reason to load the parts shotgun more than once.....
LMAO. never heard that one before but so true.
__________________
1994 FlareSide SC 5.8 4x4 E4od LSD(Frt&Rear)
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 07-24-2014, 06:15 PM
SoCalAngler's Avatar
SoCalAngler SoCalAngler is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 363
SoCalAngler is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by cliff_mennenger View Post
No reason to load the parts shotgun more than once.....

I want to laugh too....what does this mean?
__________________
'92 Ford F-350 XLT, 4X2, Crew Cab, Long Bed, 460ci, E40D, SRW, 3.55
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 07-24-2014, 06:55 PM
wag53 wag53 is online now
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Sumter SC
Posts: 138
wag53 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by SoCalAngler View Post
I want to laugh too....what does this mean?
You're kidding, right?
__________________
1993 F-150 Supercab MKIII 5.0 High Performance?

No problem is so great that it can't be overcome by brute force and ignorance.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 07-24-2014, 08:57 PM
cliff_mennenger's Avatar
cliff_mennenger cliff_mennenger is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Land O Lakes, Florida
Posts: 49
cliff_mennenger is starting off with a positive reputation.
cmennenger@gmail.com
Quote:
Originally Posted by SoCalAngler View Post
I want to laugh too....what does this mean?
This is the name for the all too common approach to repair work that involves the replacement of parts with out any real thought or diagnostic process....in the case of a "shop" it is often the most profitable route...ranks right up there with the "wallet flushing" and "pad slappers"....So instead of spending the effort to make the repair "you" hypothetical of course....just "load" the shotgun with a few parts and pull the trigger! You might get lucky and actually "fix" it.
Most times DIY folks just don't have the info (service info, wiring diagrams, code setting criteria etc.) tools or knowledge to really dig in and make the repair themselves. That's where forums like this come into play...lots of priceless info here for anyone that can find it.

Take care.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 07-24-2014, 09:57 PM
cliff_mennenger's Avatar
cliff_mennenger cliff_mennenger is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Land O Lakes, Florida
Posts: 49
cliff_mennenger is starting off with a positive reputation.
cmennenger@gmail.com
Quote:
Originally Posted by 94GreenTruck View Post
I know its bad haha. Long story... lets just say water damaged. And by stuck i mean stuck in the bung on the exaust pipe. Pb blast, an acytelene torch and an 02 socket and still cant the dang thing outta there to replace it
They can be a real fight! Sometimes to get it done I just cut the harness at the O2 sensor and drop the pipes. Hit the offender with an impact and see what happens next. Most don't break off.....they give up before that. Running with a stuck O2 isn't good for the long term health of the engine. Hard on cats or pistons.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 07-25-2014, 08:46 AM
SoCalAngler's Avatar
SoCalAngler SoCalAngler is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 363
SoCalAngler is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by cliff_mennenger View Post
This is the name for the all too common approach to repair work that involves the replacement of parts with out any real thought or diagnostic process....in the case of a "shop" it is often the most profitable route...ranks right up there with the "wallet flushing" and "pad slappers"....So instead of spending the effort to make the repair "you" hypothetical of course....just "load" the shotgun with a few parts and pull the trigger! You might get lucky and actually "fix" it.
Most times DIY folks just don't have the info (service info, wiring diagrams, code setting criteria etc.) tools or knowledge to really dig in and make the repair themselves. That's where forums like this come into play...lots of priceless info here for anyone that can find it.

Take care.
Thanks! That's what I thought, but I wanted to be sure. I'm not the shot gun type and prefer to diagnose correctly.
__________________
'92 Ford F-350 XLT, 4X2, Crew Cab, Long Bed, 460ci, E40D, SRW, 3.55
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 07-25-2014, 08:50 AM
cliff_mennenger's Avatar
cliff_mennenger cliff_mennenger is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Land O Lakes, Florida
Posts: 49
cliff_mennenger is starting off with a positive reputation.
cmennenger@gmail.com
Quote:
Originally Posted by SoCalAngler View Post
Thanks! That's what I thought, but I wanted to be sure. I'm not the shot gun type and prefer to diagnose correctly.
You are in the minority.
Take care.
Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2014, 08:50 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
03 Explorer P2196 & P0405 Code Question wiwillis1980 Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 1 06-22-2014 05:22 PM
Throwing codes upon cold start only. cw_mi Excursion - King of SUVs 0 05-27-2014 09:27 AM
Bad miss and no power swampfire79 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 1 10-16-2013 11:12 AM
95 f150 code 332 fordka 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 5 07-01-2013 10:53 PM
The X...Bucking Like A Bronco!! Hoosier 7.3 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11 06-29-2013 04:49 PM



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:07 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup