1999 Ford F-150 Repair and Maintenance
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1999 Ford F-150 ProblemsIgnition Coil Failure Due to Excessive Spark Plug Gap
An illuminated Check Engine Light could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this problem, the ignition coils that have failed, the spark plugs, and all coil boots should be replaced.
An oil leak may develop from the the right side head gasket. Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. Our technician tell us an updated head gasket is available to correct this concern.
There is a technical service bulletin for the V8 engines regarding a possible problem with the spark plug being ejected from the cylinder head, damaging the threads in the spark plug hole. If the vehicle is under warranty, cylinder head replacement is recommended. If the vehicle is out of warranty, Ford authorized the use of a specific thread insert to repair the head.
1999 Ford F-150 QuestionsMy cel tells me i have a misfire in #2 but nothing else. See below. (1 answer)
I've either replaced or changed around parts. I've put a meter on everthing and everything seems to be working. However, I'm still only getting a misfire code in #2. I don't know What else to do. There is no spark. I've even changef the fuel injectors around. I need some help....
I have a 99 4.6 8 cyl. ford F150 truck, the starter runs even after you start it and still runs after you turn the truck off. I have changed the starter, top solenoid. What else should we check.
1999 Ford F-150 RecallsPossible Corrosion of Fuel Tank Straps
Vehicles sold or currently registered in states using corrosive chemicals to de-ice the roads may have fuel tank straps that can rust prematurely and fail. If the fuel tank were to shift as a result of a broken strap, the fuel lines could separate or the fuel tank could contact the ground. In either case, a fuel leak could develop, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank straps with straps that have increased corrosion protection. Early in the campaign, if replacement straps are not available, dealers may install a cable support under the strap as an interim repair or a steel reinforcement over the existing strap as a permanent repair. This recall is expected to begin September 12, 2011. The Ford recall number is 11S21.
Ford has recalled certain 1999 F150 trucks for a misprint on the vehicle certification label. The information about tire ratings, sizes, and air pressure listed on the original label is incorrect. This could result in the installation of improper tires with incorrect air pressure, which can pose a serious safety concern. Ford has sent affected owners revised certification labels.