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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-12-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By VTX1800N1
Actually, the console shifters have had more...

Actually, the console shifters have had more problems than the column shifters.

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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By VTX1800N1
Some people run a hundred thousand with it. Some...

Some people run a hundred thousand with it. Some have major damage soon after it starts. No way to tell.

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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By VTX1800N1
No problem. Good luck with the search for a...

No problem. Good luck with the search for a truck!

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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By VTX1800N1
It's the PCV system. A small amount of oil gets...

It's the PCV system. A small amount of oil gets sucked through it and bakes onto the flaps. An oil separator will eliminate this. I'm considering buying one.

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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By VTX1800N1
Edit, oops,I keep reading that date backwards. ...

Edit, oops,I keep reading that date backwards. You are correct, it was built on March 9, 2008.

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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By VTX1800N1
BTW, here is every option that particular truck...

BTW, here is every option that particular truck was equipped with from the factory:

Primary FeaturesBuild Date:**09.03.2008Vehicle Line:**F150Body Style:**Double Cab (3/4...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By VTX1800N1
It could be something as simple as a broken inlet...

It could be something as simple as a broken inlet screen on the VCT solenoid jamming the solenoid, resulting in the camshaft being stuck in the full retard position. It's a $50 part on eBay and a...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By VTX1800N1
Correct, with the variable valve timing, there is...

Correct, with the variable valve timing, there is no EGR on these engines. I'll second trying a telescoping magnet to get the bits out. FYI, this is exactly why you use a Torx screwdriver and not a...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By VTX1800N1
Inspect and if no apparent damage, reusable. ...

Inspect and if no apparent damage, reusable.

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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-01-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By VTX1800N1
The 5.4 is a good engine. It has its problem...

The 5.4 is a good engine. It has its problem areas, just like virtually every other engine. A friend at work has a 2005 F150 with the 5.4 and ~140K miles and zero cam phaser noise. The only...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-31-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By VTX1800N1
There is no way other way to get to it. The...

There is no way other way to get to it. The flaps sit right above the intake ports on the heads.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-31-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By VTX1800N1
I had a rough idle and I wanted to inspect the...

I had a rough idle and I wanted to inspect the intake plenum to cylinder head gaskets for leaks. The CMCV flaps were coated with crud so I disassembled them and cleaned everything. It made a huge...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-31-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By VTX1800N1
Mine is exactly that, but I don't have this...

Mine is exactly that, but I don't have this fitting. I just removed the entire intake plenum a couple weeks ago to disassemble and clean the entire CMCV system. The only vacuum fitting on the back...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-31-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By VTX1800N1
I know this is an old thread, but they must have...

I know this is an old thread, but they must have changed this for the 2005+ (or maybe the 2004 new body style) because my 2005 doesn't have this fitting.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 06-25-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By VTX1800N1
X3 on the solenoid. You will also usually get...

X3 on the solenoid. You will also usually get codes for the O2 sensor stuck rich and the opposite bank may report being stuck lean. What happens is the inlet filter screens disintegrate and jam the...
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