1992 Ford E-150 Repair and Maintenance
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1992 Ford E-150 ProblemsFront End May Make Rattle Noise Over Bumps, Handling Issues
The front end may make a rattle noise over bumps. There may be handling issues, and play in the front wheels on inspection. If there is up and down movement on the front wheels while the lower control arms are being supported, inspect the upper and lower ball joints for excessive play. These are prone to failure from moisture entry and lack of lubrication. The ball joints should be replaced as needed.
Electrolysis can cause repeated failures of the heater core and radiator. The diagnosing technician should check for voltage present in the coolant, with the battery disconnected, because electrical current in the coolant causes electrolysis. Corroded or deteriorated parts should be replaced, and the coolant should be flushed. Ground straps can be added to help prevent future corrosion of components.
In some cases with higher mileages, the Check Engine Light may come on due to insufficient Exhaust Gas Recirculation system (EGR) flow. For EGR flow concerns, the EGR valve is usually recommended for replacement and the intake manifold is removed to clean the EGR passages in the engine, which have clogged with carbon over time.
1992 Ford E-150 QuestionsWhat is a reasonable price to replace the computer in a i992 Ford econoline 150? (1 answer)
Supposedly it got wet and damaged the alternator.
Completely died WHILE driving. Will crank but not start. Thougt it was the fuel pump & tried starter fluid but did not work. Read that there could be numerous issues & hopeing u can help me narrow them down. Im a single mom & dont have a lot of $ to just be throwin around. Thank u.
I just bought this van and it ran fine for a Very short time. Now it keeps jerking jumping like it is missing spark or wants to stall, but it never stalls Ferels like I am going down a bumpy road in a way. It is very annoying and I am worried it will just get worse. Any easy fixes or is this some...
1992 Ford E-150 RecallsRecall 08V051000
Ford has recalled certain 1992-1994 E and F Series vehicles due to improper tension in the accessory drive belt. On some vehicles, the belt can detach from the pulleys, which can cause multiple system failures. Dealers will install a new tensioner pulley, drive belt, belt guide, and idler pulley.