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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-26-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By 1saxman
Well, you gave great information. There are two...

Well, you gave great information. There are two most likely causes for your wheel hop; bent rim(s) and/or belt separations in your tires caused by overinflation or road damage. Any modern balancer...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-16-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By 1saxman
You will have to calculate your actual mileage...

You will have to calculate your actual mileage rather than going by the gauge. That method is meaningless in the technical sense. It could be simply the cold weather and extended idling causing...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-15-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By 1saxman
Yeah, but I won't last 50 years under ANY...

Yeah, but I won't last 50 years under ANY conditions! :) I change oil every November - usually less than 2000 miles. The truck will deteriorate from being kept outside long before the drive train...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-15-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By 1saxman
Cold air pickup clogged with snow? Animal nest in...

Cold air pickup clogged with snow? Animal nest in filter housing? Thermostat bad and engine running cold? Lots of possible reasons.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-13-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By 1saxman
All manufacturers say that; how could they say...

All manufacturers say that; how could they say otherwise, that you may need fuel or oil additives to enjoy the longest trouble-free operation of the vehicle? That's what you're after, not really a...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-12-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,109
Posted By 1saxman
Man! Are we having fun yet?

Man! Are we having fun yet?
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-11-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By 1saxman
That's a lotta miles.

That's a lotta miles.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-11-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By 1saxman
Okay, I haven't done this on my truck, just...

Okay, I haven't done this on my truck, just previous vehicles, but you should be able to make it work. Do you have compressed air? A dust-off can might work with the straw right on the nozzle....
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-11-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By 1saxman
What truck do you have? Later models have a fuel...

What truck do you have? Later models have a fuel pump driver module as stated above. First, lower the spare tire and look at the device. If you see any powdery corrosion on the aluminum lower plate,...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-09-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,109
Posted By 1saxman
Looks like its starting to go your way. I'm...

Looks like its starting to go your way. I'm curious on changing the coolant. I have to do that on my '07 this spring. I'm thinking of just having the shop do it.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-09-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By 1saxman
That's serious usage. If its burning it via the...

That's serious usage. If its burning it via the PCV system or any other way, it will cause the cat converters to need replacing. So you need to find out what's going on fast.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-06-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By 1saxman
I started to ask you in the first thread what you...

I started to ask you in the first thread what you wanted to brush the spark plug hole for. I wish I had said it. There is absolutely no need to do anything like that. Like they said, hand-turn the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-06-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By 1saxman
I'd go back to who put the trans in and ask them...

I'd go back to who put the trans in and ask them why the flywheel/flex plate is raising Hell.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-06-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,109
Posted By 1saxman
Total lack of maintenance. You'll find NOTHING...

Total lack of maintenance. You'll find NOTHING has been done to maintain the truck. Maybe oil/filter changes, but I bet they were numbered on one hand. Chances are good that the engine will survive...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-05-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By 1saxman
Most of the time this relates to wheels/tires. I...

Most of the time this relates to wheels/tires. I have had what they used to call 'freeway hop' on many vehicles over 50 years, from every cause there is. The hardest one to solve was a Jeep Cherokee....
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