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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-30-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By 1saxman
The U-joints and carrier bearing have to be...

The U-joints and carrier bearing have to be serviceable, but first you need to narrow it down. Find the carrier bearing and have a strong light with you. Look for deterioration of the rubber...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-29-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By 1saxman
Next test: check tire pressures early in the...

Next test: check tire pressures early in the morning when the truck is stone cold. They should not be higher than the sticker recommendation. I suspect over-inflation.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-28-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By 1saxman
That sounds hard to beat.

That sounds hard to beat.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-28-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By 1saxman
I would be inclined to rebuild the original if...

I would be inclined to rebuild the original if time permitted.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-27-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By 1saxman
The 3rd brake light on top of the cab usually...

The 3rd brake light on top of the cab usually leaks and can damage the lower corners of the cab, so check them corners! They came out with a revised part so if you have to get one you can solve the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-27-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By 1saxman
Motorcraft oil and filter. And stay with the...

Motorcraft oil and filter. And stay with the weight recommendation - don't be 'smart' and go up to 10W-30 or whatever. I 'discovered' the Motorcraft synthetic blend when I was trying different oil in...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-25-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By 1saxman
The cheapest cause would be a batch of 'wet' gas....

The cheapest cause would be a batch of 'wet' gas. Do you use Ethanol-blended fuel? If that station has ground or surface water getting into the tanks, it will go into solution with the fuel. This is...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-24-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By 1saxman
That play sounds pretty normal.

That play sounds pretty normal.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-23-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By 1saxman
How did you rule out the hitch?

How did you rule out the hitch?
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-23-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By 1saxman
Possible restricted exhaust flow. Check tubing,...

Possible restricted exhaust flow. Check tubing, cat converters and mufflers for damage or internal restriction.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-23-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By 1saxman
If possible, park truck so the bed drains out. It...

If possible, park truck so the bed drains out. It just takes a small slope to the rear.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-23-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,791
Posted By 1saxman
'The rear pops when you turn tight in a parking...

'The rear pops when you turn tight in a parking lot. I've been told this is normal because of the ratcheting LSD? Is this true?'


Change the differential oil. use the Ford-specified oil + the...
Forum: 2015+ F150 07-16-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,751
Posted By 1saxman
The problem is they aren't selling. Ford has now...

The problem is they aren't selling. Ford has now gone to rebates/discounts to move trucks. I think the aluminum truck is fast becoming the Edsel. Hey, if I were in the market I would want one - a...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-15-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By 1saxman
Anything other than a direct replacement would...

Anything other than a direct replacement would have been very expensive because of the computers, electronics, etc. that would all have to be changed, among many other concerns. Highly doubtful the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-13-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By 1saxman
It does sound like an exhaust manifold leak. ...

It does sound like an exhaust manifold leak.


ETA: possible loose spark plug?
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