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Ford F-150, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Truck
#23 of 73 Stalls after starting
Jan 13, 2006 (8:51 am)
I have a 1990 F-250, 5.8l 4x4. It usually starts with no problem, however this morning after it started, the engine died. I tried re-starting it, but the engine would just crank until I pumped the gas (this is fuel injected). The whole front end bucked, and when I took my foot off the gas, it died. It had a very rich gas smell also. A friend said I probably need an IAC valve. Does this sound right, and if so, is this something I can do on my own (where is it located?). Thanks
#24 of 73 f 250 4x4 steering gear box
Jan 23, 2006 (5:20 pm)
I have a 95 ford f250 4x4 that i just bought and in three months i have busted three steering gear boxes.on two of them i blew the seal on the little cap with the two bolts that sits on top.and on this last one i broke that same little cap in half.all three times it happened when i had the wheel turn all the way till it stoped.i have no idea what it could be.any help welcome thank you.
#25 of 73 Keyless entry
Jan 27, 2006 (3:19 pm)
Is there any way to tell if my '95 F350 had a keyless entry remote at one time?
#26 of 73 Proper torque for oil drain plug
Feb 10, 2006 (7:07 pm)
What is the proper torque for the oil drain plug on a 2006 4.6L engine
#27 of 73 Reset Switch
Feb 13, 2006 (2:40 pm)
I just bought a 1993 F150 XLT reg. cab pickup. Can someone tell me where the reset switch for the fuel pump is?
#28 of 73 Re: Reset Switch [bigdog25]
Feb 14, 2006 (5:30 am)
It's in the front passenger footwell behind the right side kick panel. You've got to unscrew the door sill molding and then you can take off the kick panel. There's a module with a button on it.
#29 of 73 Re: Reset Switch [wpalkowski]
Feb 14, 2006 (1:21 pm)
Thanks for that.
Feb 20, 2006 (11:15 am)
What is the recommendation (and experience) of F250 (gas) owners/users on oil changes for transmission, transfer case & rear differential?
#31 of 73 Re: Oil changes [chris10son2]
Feb 21, 2006 (7:25 am)
What year is your'250? The newer Triton engines have longer oil intervals (7.5K miles) than the older 5.0 and 5.8L engines (5K miles).
I've got an '01 F350 V10, and a '95 F-150 - outta habit I usually change the oil at 3-4K. The F-350 Tranny interval is every 30K, but I tow, sometimes over 10K lbs, so I've changed the fluid more often. I've inadvertently overheated the tranny, gauge read about 275 degrees F, once when I got stuck in mud, and another slowing backing the trailer up a long steep hill. Changed the tranny fluid a couple days later to prevent any damage from degraded/burned fluid.
Forget the rear and differential intervals, but they were moot for me. I managed to be stupid more than once and get stuck in water that turned out to be deeper than I thought, where water was even with floor of cab and bed. The air outlet on the rear end pumpkin was obviously submerged. Changed out the differential fluid to prevent any water damage.
For normal use, follow the recommended intervals in the owner's manual. If you stress the vehicle like I have on occasion, change the fluids more often, it's much, much cheaper than a new tranny or rear end.
My '350 has about 50K with virtually zero problems. My '150 is approaching 200K with original engine - no rebuilds, it's still makes good power - but tranny was rebult at 120K and is starting to bet squirrely again.