throttle problems - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
 

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Newer Light Duty Trucks > 2004 - 2008 F150
Log In 


2004 - 2008 F150 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Ford F150's with 5.4 V8, 4.6 V8 or 4.2 V6 engine

throttle problems

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 05-09-2010, 10:09 AM
hawkfricke hawkfricke is offline
New User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 1
hawkfricke is starting off with a positive reputation.
throttle problems

I have an 05 f150 5.4L that turned over to 100,000 on Friday night. (the rest of the story feeds into my paranoia that the computer systems in these vehicles are set to cause problem for the owner at certain benchmarks. i.e. 100,000mi.). When I first drove the truck Sat. morning (with 100,000.1 miles on the odometer) I noticed the truck trying to keep reving when I wanted to stop. On a flat run I would get it up to speed then let off the gas and it would hold around 1100 to 1500 rpm pulling me along and even accellerating. To test this on my way back to my house with about 2 miles to go and a decent hill at the beginning I accellerated the truck up to speed at the base of the hill and then let it go. It was able to carry me up the hill and then down the road the rest of the way home with me only holding it back. I turned up the road in my development and it carryed me home, uphill again, with no help from me. Next time I drove it, more of the same. However, later in the day I took it out and it seemed to be losing throttle at first and then would shut off on coasting situations. Today.... NO SYMPTOMS!!!??? It shows no check engine lights. I suspect the throttle position sensor. Any help would be appreciated.

I tell people when they ask that I love my truck but when I think of the ways it has beat me up (list too long) I have to wonder.
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
92 f150 4x4 aod wont shift up from 1st Anthonynoble 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 8 03-21-2015 02:51 PM
torque converter clutch question ssjerrys Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 1 10-20-2010 10:19 PM
How to get the best mpg when towing with V10? mrad Excursion - King of SUVs 19 06-18-2009 03:00 PM
Higher pitch engine sound ab257z 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 6 02-14-2008 03:38 AM
Sputtering while stopped or up hill snegri Expedition & Navigator 6 08-30-2003 09:57 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Newer Light Duty Trucks > 2004 - 2008 F150

Tags
05, 2006, 2007, duty, engine, f150, ford, hill, issues, problems, reving, super, thottle, throttle, truck

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



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:39 AM.

 

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC2
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - 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. Fordģ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup