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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-15-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Thunderduckie
Check engine light came on when the truck died...

Check engine light came on when the truck died but went right out on the restart. The OD light flashes for about 15 seconds and then goes dark. When the light goes out the tranny shifts just fine...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-15-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Thunderduckie
Misfire and OD light flashing

OK, quick question. I have an '03 250 with the 5.4 and the OD light began flashing tonight. I looked in the forums here and everyone say's new tranny or sensor but over on the diesel forums the are...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-28-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Thunderduckie
Thanks peehound. Not really encouraging (sounds...

Thanks peehound. Not really encouraging (sounds like I gotta do the 6 hour spark plug swap) but I appreciate you taking the time to respond.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-28-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Thunderduckie
'03 5.4 ignition problems

Hey gang. I have an '03 with the 5.4 in it. Yesterday I noticed the truck would "chug" when I would accelerate and now today it is idling very choppy. Pretty certain it needs new plugs (110k on...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-06-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,027
Posted By Thunderduckie
I use strictly Brake Best pads and rotors. The...

I use strictly Brake Best pads and rotors. The rotors (front and back) are about $65 a piece, and the pads are about $30 a set. I have 99k on my truck and have replaced the rotors once and the pads...
Forum: Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 09-05-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By Thunderduckie
06 Explorer vibration

OK, a quick apology......I'm always on the Super Duty forum for my truck, but now I'm helping my Dad chase down a problem and this is my first time on this side of the forums. I have read for the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 01-13-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,460
Posted By Thunderduckie
I would check for a cracked spark plug or a...

I would check for a cracked spark plug or a loose/torn spark plug boot.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 01-13-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,542
Posted By Thunderduckie
Just a few things I have noticed reading this...

Just a few things I have noticed reading this thread. First, your uj's wont make any squeaks or squeals if your hubs are not locked in. In the unlock position everything is free and the front...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-15-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By Thunderduckie
My 03 does the same "bucking" action when I start...

My 03 does the same "bucking" action when I start it in cold weather. First time it happend I was leaning into the truck to fire it up and almost peed myself. I asked the guys at Ford what causes...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-15-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,449
Posted By Thunderduckie
Dry pavement. Keep on truckin :-wink

Dry pavement. Keep on truckin :-wink
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-15-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,764
Posted By Thunderduckie
Auto Zone has the sway bar links for &64 a side...

Auto Zone has the sway bar links for &64 a side and the bushings for $4. All parts are lifetime.
As far as removing the axle shafts, refer to the tech folder under "Replacing your SD ball joints". ...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 12-15-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By Thunderduckie
Here are my thoughts. New truck and 40 foot...

Here are my thoughts.

New truck and 40 foot camper would be awesome!! But, it's over $100 grand out of pocket to drive off the lot. Now I add fuel at $3 a gallon and 10 MPG, insurance, lot...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-15-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,273
Posted By Thunderduckie
Remove the 4 bolts at the front axle, set the...

Remove the 4 bolts at the front axle, set the shaft down and remove it from the yolk. Then, just remove the remaining 4 bolts and remove the yolk. Buy greasable u-joints and let the supplier press...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-14-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,623
Posted By Thunderduckie
After the cinder block grew wings and flew into...

After the cinder block grew wings and flew into my designated area of occupancy, Safelite replaced mine for $309. I spent the extra $ to get the tinted top and the SD Logo so it would match the OEM,...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-14-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,909
Posted By Thunderduckie
Never understood why Ford put those dinky 235's...

Never understood why Ford put those dinky 235's on to begin with. Anyway, this reminds me of something my Dad always says "Opinions are like a$@ holes......everyone has them." Everyone buys tires,...
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