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Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 06-30-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,650
Posted By WorkVan58
12 mpg for a camper seems pretty good to me. I...

12 mpg for a camper seems pretty good to me. I only get 10.5 mpg in my E350 work van. It has just the standard fullsize body. It has the 5.4 litter motor and it has AOD. I do weigh about 7000 lbs on...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 06-30-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By WorkVan58
If that engine has one maybe it could be the...

If that engine has one maybe it could be the throttle position sensor ? A bad one would make it run really rich which would make it idle high.
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 06-26-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 89,086
Posted By WorkVan58
A big +1 on this. The crank positioning tool...

A big +1 on this. The crank positioning tool (which cost $80) is not even needed as long as you line up the marks on the timing chains.
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 06-26-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By WorkVan58
Ford : do not kill the Econoline.

Ford : do not kill the Econoline.
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 04-27-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By WorkVan58
I only get about 9.5 miles on my E350 with 5.4...

I only get about 9.5 miles on my E350 with 5.4 motor and 3.55 gears doing all city driving. With my standard loadout of tools I am rolling about 6700-6800 lbs depending on how much gas I have. I...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 04-01-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By WorkVan58
That is what I meant by "steel inserts". I am...

That is what I meant by "steel inserts". I am taking it that that is what a timesert is ?
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 03-30-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By WorkVan58
Mel thanks for the suggestion. I thought about...

Mel thanks for the suggestion. I thought about doing something similar, but was afraid that whatever I used to plug up the sparkplug hole would go to far into the combustion chamber and hit the...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 02-03-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By WorkVan58
Mel, I have been driving it with the spark and...

Mel, I have been driving it with the spark and fuel disconnected to that cylinder. The problem is that with the plug not in there it is like running the motor with a huge vacuum leak. It runs like...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 02-02-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By WorkVan58
Tony, I would like to try one of the repair kits,...

Tony, I would like to try one of the repair kits, but this cylinder has been repaired twice already. The shop told me there was not enough metal left to fix it.
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 02-02-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By WorkVan58
Temporary fix

I have a van with the 5.4 motor that has blown out the same plug twice. The shop that looked at it said I need a new head. I don't have the money for that right now but I need the van in order to...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 12-29-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By WorkVan58
It blew out the #6 sparkplug. Broke the coil and...

It blew out the #6 sparkplug. Broke the coil and boot. Gonna try a new plug tomorrow. If not I'll have to heilcoil it.
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 12-29-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By WorkVan58
It threw the following codes: P1406...

It threw the following codes:
P1406 manufacturer control auxiliary emission control
P0306 cylinder 6 misfire
P0174 band 2 too lean

Mechanic says it may have blown the plug out. I'm looking at...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 12-29-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By WorkVan58
Help exhaust leak or worse ?

My '98 E350 with 5.4 motor just starting making a loud tapping/exhaust leak sound. I'm gonna take the exhaust manifold off and pray that is just a gasket blown. Any way to tell if it is something...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 08-03-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By WorkVan58
trans slipping

I have a 1998 E350 with 140k on it. It has the 5.4 motor and auto trans. It is starting to slip and stay in first gear till I'm doing about 25-30 mph. It seems to do this more on hot days (90+). It...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 05-19-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By WorkVan58
One ton axles gears

Do the one ton vans have lower rear end gears then the 3/4 tons ? What are the differences between one ton and 3/4 ton ?
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