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1996 Ford E-150

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1996 Ford E-150 Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

Transmission fluid leaking from the front of the transmission bell housing may also be accompanied with shifting and transmission engagement issues. This is often caused by transmission overheating and is the sign of a significant internal transmission problem. The superficial cause is the failure of the front pump seal of the transmission. The immediate repair is to remove the transmission, replace the front pump and seal, replace all flui...

Drive Train -- Verified

This concern relates to vehicles equipped with the E4OD and 4R100 automatic transmissions. Fluid leaks from the rear of the transmission and excessive vibration felt in the vehicle while driving can be caused by a lack of lubrication to the rear of the transmission and rear seal failure. The extension housing (rear portion of transmission) can lose lubrication if the fluid supply hole becomes clogged. This leads to rear seal failure from lack ...

1996 Ford E-150 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, August 7, 2006

Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, GASOLINE OR NATURAL GAS ENGINES, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT.

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Drive Train, February 18, 2008

Summary: FORD IS RECALLING 225,000 MY 1992-2003 ECONOLINE, MY 1993-1995 TAURUS SHO, MY 1992-1998 CROWN VICTORIA, MY 1993 BRONCO, F-SERIES, MY 1995-1997 F-SERIES SUPER DUTY STRIPPED CHASSIS, MY 1992-1998 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS, AND MY 1992-1995 LINCOLN TOWN CAR VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES WERE PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED USING A WIRING HARNESS THAT IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THE VEHICLE CIRCUIT POLARITY.

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1996 Ford E-150 Questions and Answers

Visitor, 1996 Ford E-150, 5.8L V8, Bakersfield, CA

I need a diagram for the serpentine belt on a 1996 Ford Econoline

Visitor, 1996 Ford E-150, 4.9L 6 Cylinder, Pleasant Plain, OH

i just want to know the water temperture is norm it seems to run 195 -200 is that allright

pitbull, 1996 Ford E-150, Dearborn Heights, MI

I have a 1996 ford e150 4.9 straight six that has no spark. I replaced the module and the coil but still no spark. Can anyone help me?

jimnulook, 1996 Ford E-150, Middletown, DE

attempting to accelerate from 30 to 55 van jerkes until it reaches 55, then smoothes out

Visitor, 1996 Ford E-150, 5.0L V8, Jacksonville, FL

On my 1996 Ford E-150 the ABS light stays on. How do I correct this problem?

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