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Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Yesterday, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Bluegrass 7
If your going to service your truck you need to...

If your going to service your truck you need to look better at the codes and learn more about the whole system..
The 171/174 is an air leak.
You have to look farther than where you did and the mass...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,659
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Your trying but not knowing about how it all...

Your trying but not knowing about how it all works your a bit lost.
The 720/722 points to the OSS fault so will both clear when that fault is cleared.
The 171 is a possible air leak but you need...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-25-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 189,657
Posted By Bluegrass 7
The fuse numbers are on the under side of the...

The fuse numbers are on the under side of the engine bay fuse box cover.
The cover is removable so you can see them better.
You do have to know what number fuse your after per the owner manual....
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-23-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Bluegrass 7
I'm wondering what the big deal is replacing the...

I'm wondering what the big deal is replacing the spring shackles.
The truck has 261k and you should expect this happening.
I have already replace both on my 02 with 230k on the clock..
The work is...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-23-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Listen up front the motor. If it's louder there...

Listen up front the motor.
If it's louder there it may be a cam drive chain tensioner has worn allowing the chain to slap the cover.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-23-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Cables, start solenoid, and starter. Good luck.

Cables, start solenoid, and starter.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Bluegrass 7
THE SWITCH IS NORMALLY CLOSED until pressure...

THE SWITCH IS NORMALLY CLOSED until pressure opens it.
IF IT OPENS from brake system pressure YOU WILL HAVE NO CC.
Placing a short across the switch or the cable will act the same as the normally...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-23-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Here is what you can do to verify the condition. ...

Here is what you can do to verify the condition.
When it acts up, put a short across the plug and try it again.
If the CC works without dropping out over the test period you know it is the switch....
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-22-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Bluegrass 7
It's as simple as that. Those parts are not...

It's as simple as that.
Those parts are not made to Ford specs.
This may sound unbelievable but the make you used is calibrated....too sensitive.....
What that means is under hood heat expands the...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-22-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Replace the pressure switch with a Ford part. ...

Replace the pressure switch with a Ford part.
Good luck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-22-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Bluegrass 7
The boots don't 'snap' on. Once you bolt down...

The boots don't 'snap' on. Once you bolt down the coil it's not going anywhere.
Look at them close. Look at the old ones too.


They are a spring that sets down on the top of the plug.
You need...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-20-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Incredible a dealer parts dept. cannot Id the...

Incredible a dealer parts dept. cannot Id the part.
It connects the valve cover PCV valve to the back of the riser manifold to suck crank case fumes back into the motor.
Over the long term the...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-20-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Bluegrass 7
The IAC may have a fault you cannot clear by...

The IAC may have a fault you cannot clear by cleaning.
It has a spring loaded diaphragm that acts like a dash pot.
In order to do this function the diaphragm has a very small bleed hole to control...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-19-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Bluegrass 7
If the compass and temperature are not...

If the compass and temperature are not functioning, a repair can usually be made.
There is a board behind the display.
It is sealed in an enclosed space and runs quite hot.
On the circuit board a...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-19-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Bluegrass 7
Just looking for codes with a Scanner will not...

Just looking for codes with a Scanner will not reveal the faulty coil.
Tell them they must access mode 6, test 53 to look at each cylinder misfire monitor.
The one with the high count is suspect....
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