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06-09-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By acogoff

I would not assume anything as far as an air lock...

I would not assume anything as far as an air lock goes. Feel of the heater hose under the hood- more likely you have a vacuum plenum door problem. As far as radiator being plugged, again feel of the...
06-02-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By acogoff

You have to determine which rear end you have....

You have to determine which rear end you have. Sounds like they just arbitrarily gave you parts for an 8.8. Your truck can have an 8.8, a 9.75 or a 10.25. Look on this internet thingie for how to...
02-15-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By acogoff

I have replaced the IAC on my 01 5.4 three times...

I have replaced the IAC on my 01 5.4 three times chasing this problem and have found that, over half of the time, just doing a computer reset cures it.
11-23-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By acogoff

If your tanks are selected by a rocker switch and...

If your tanks are selected by a rocker switch and not a mechanical valve, then the check valve in your front tank's pump unit is not doing it's job.
10-23-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By acogoff

There was a video floating around of a guy just...

There was a video floating around of a guy just using a screwdriver on a ford 4.6 2 valve and seemed to work just fine. Not sure about if they would be the same.
10-15-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By acogoff

Up thru 2001 ford had a pipe plug in their torque...

Up thru 2001 ford had a pipe plug in their torque converter. Pull the large rubber plug out of the bottom of the bell housing and you can see the converter, then just turn the engine over untill it...
07-15-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By acogoff

I would just throw some rebuilt calipers on it....

I would just throw some rebuilt calipers on it. Not that much $$$. Fluid that is old and has moisture in it can be a problem also- turns to steam above 212 caliper temp and push the brake on. Best to...
07-11-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By acogoff

Hopefully this is not what is happening. This...

Hopefully this is not what is happening. This scenario happened on my 2001 SCAB. First the brake sticks on a bit, then the caliper get to a point where it is really sticking on. Then as you are...
06-24-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By acogoff

I'm surprise you even have a bracket that is...

I'm surprise you even have a bracket that is holding the evap. canister in the correct area being of that vintage. My 2001 bracket has long since disintegrated into cornflakes sized chunks and the...
06-22-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By acogoff

Crimper

A down and dirty Crimper can be fabricated by sawing a square nut of about 3/8 diameter thread and squeezing it around your terminal in a vise. Ain't pretty, but makes for a serviceable crimp.
02-11-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By acogoff

News flash! Your ford does have a computer and it...

News flash! Your ford does have a computer and it controls most everything, And it needs to be reset per the above vidio, as a starting point.
Good luck to you.
02-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By acogoff

Since my '01's computer seems to loose it's mind...

Since my '01's computer seems to loose it's mind from time to time, a computer reset would be the first thing, if it were mine.
01-29-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,132
Posted By acogoff

Unplug your alternator and see if that could be...

Unplug your alternator and see if that could be it.
01-26-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By acogoff

I have been chasing a similar noise that is not...

I have been chasing a similar noise that is not quite as pronounced as yours for the last 30K+ miles. One mech says piston slap, one says possible wrist pin and one ford service manager now says it...
12-13-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By acogoff

When light is on, it can not go into overdrive....

When light is on, it can not go into overdrive. Simple as that.
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