1990 Ford F-150 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Ford F-150
1990 Ford F-150 Problems
The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, this could be caused by a failing differential clutch kit. An updated differential clutch kit available.
1990 Ford F-150 Questions
The coil isn't putting fire to the distributor. The test I ran told me it was the"pip" sensor mounted on the distributor. This is the 4th distributor and I have replaced almost every other part related to the system ( throttle position sensor,egr valve,fuel filter and pump,plugs an...
This vehicle is actually a 1987 Ford F150. Sounds as though it was a gas problem when it stopped (gradually died down, I pumped the gas. Would not run or start). Replaced the fuel pump and filter. It still cranks and will not start. Checked for fire to plugs (ok), replaced rotor and cap (new), no...
Sounds as though it was a gas problem when it stopped (gradually died down, I pumped the gas. Would not run or start). Replaced the fuel pump and filter. It still cranks and will not start. Checked for fire to plugs (ok), replaced rotor and cap (new), no back fire or kick back.
1990 Ford F-150 Recalls
Ford has extended the warranty coverage of the fuel pump and sending unit assembly in 1990-1993 F150, F250, and F350 trucks. In some trucks, the check valve may become damaged inside the fuel pump unit. This can cause fuel to travel from one tank to the other, creating an overflow condition. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will repair the fuel pump and sending unit for up to 12 years or 150,000 miles from the original warranty start date.
Ford has recalled 1990-1993 F150, F250, and F350 trucks due to a faulty fuel pressure regulator and malfunctioning fuel pump check valves. Fuel may transfer from one tank to the second tank, causing a possible overflow condition and fire hazard. Dealers will replace the fuel pressure regulator and install redundant check valves.
1990 Ford F-150 Reviews
This is my 1st Ford and my 1st used truck. I really like the truck. Its 25 years old and like everything else, things wear out. Im impressed how solid this little is truck. I have the 5.0L with the long base and I really like. The fact that I can work on it is great, now adays just about everything requires the need of a computer and Im a hands on type of guy. My problems seem to revolve around...
Bought Brand New - at 20 years is starting to rust but every thing still works perfectly - ice cold a/c (people with new trucks think something is wrong with theirs after feeling how cold mine is), all powers (locks & windows), cruse control, dual tanks - all still works perfectly. Had to replace radio 10 years ago but one from a newer mustang fit right in & was pretty cheap too!
This is a great, solid truck. I have the 5.8 liter engine and it has 136000 miles and still runs strong as an ox. This has a solid suspension and steering, and have been on numerous off-road ventures and havent had a problem with it yet. It has great heating and the coldest air around. The only problem is due to the vents running on a vaccum system, it breaks easily and all i have is the defros...