1993 Ford F-150 Lightning Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Ford F-150 Lightning

1993 Ford F-150 Lightning Problems

Oil leaks from intake and valve covers

Oil leaks can develop around the intake manifold gaskets and valve cover gaskets.

Change Power Steering Fluid to Avoid Steering Pump/Gearbox Problems

Failure to change the power steering fluid can cause the fluid to become gray with metal particles. The contaminated fluid can damage the power steering pump resulting in a growling noise when the wheel is turned; the damaged pump will require replacement to eliminate the noise.. Life of the power steering gearbox and pump will be shortened if the fluid is not serviced regularly.

EGR system tubes can break and cause leak/noise
Tubes for the EGR system (exhaust gas recirculation) can break, causing an exhaust leak and noise under the hood.

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1993 Ford F-150 Lightning Questions

what would cause front gas pump to back fill back tank (1 answer)

truck stalled replaced filter and fuel relay then started to pump fuel out of front tank to back tank

Rough idle during engine warm up. (1 answer)

When I first start the engine and it is in the closed loop warm up,where it idles a little high, it is okay. As the engine idle starts to go down it starts to idle rough like it has a high lift cam in it. Then all of sudden after a few minutes it does a short rev and starts to idle normal again. ...

Is there common issues with the battery on a 93 being drained. (2 answers)

The alterator is fine, silinoid is fine. Have not tried an amp tester yet. Any advise where to start. I know a little but not alot.

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1993 Ford F-150 Lightning Recalls

Ford Recalls 1992-1994 Vehicles for Belt Tension Issue

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.

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