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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2005 Ford E-150

2005 Ford E-150

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2005 Ford E-150 Problems

Engine -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate, the engine may run rough and have misfires on acceleration. Commonly the ignition coils and/or the ignition coil boots are the cause of this problem. The rubber boot that insulates the coil to the spark plug can dry and crack allowing arcing. Inspect the coils and boots, and replace them as needed. Our technicians also recommend replacing the coil boots any time the spark plugs are replaced.

Engine -- Verified

Engine oil may leak externally from the cylinder head gasket. The gaskets were contaminated with metal debris from the factory – between the block and gasket and/or the head and gasket. To correct, the head gasket must be replaced and the mating surfaces on the cylinder head and block need to be inspected for chips or damage. In some cases the cylinder head will not be repairable and will need replacement.

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.

Engine -- Verified

The spark plugs may become dislodged from the cylinder heads. A loud popping noise can be heard and a subsequent misfire experienced. The threads on the spark plug ports in the cylinder head(s) can become stripped or missing when the spark plug is dislodged. The threads in cylinder heads may be replaced using “Lock-N-Stitch” aluminum inserts. Our technicians tell us thread replacement is performed when the vehicle is out of base wa...

2005 Ford E-150 Questions and Answers

guy64, 2005 Ford E-150, 4.6L V8, Boynton Beach, FL

a/c stops blowing under accelleration or after 60 mph.Comes back on once you level off or slow down???

Visitor, 2005 Ford E-150, 5.4L V8, Frankenmuth, MI

I switched my 2005 ford into 4wd on the go and now its stuck in 4wd and won't shift to 2 wd.

koda99, 2005 Ford E-150, 5.4L V8, Lincoln Park, MI

only occurs while driving

Ruggie, 2005 Ford E-150, Lock Haven, PA

The heater/ac blower only works on high...Would this cause the lights too dim when it is turned on or too lose power when the idle is low??? The Battery and alternator were both tested and are fine

suziety3, 2005 Ford E-150, Tacoma, WA

Two months ago we replaced to front suspension coil on or mondeo estate. I'm now being told that the new coil is broken and needs replacing again. why is this likely to be?

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