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1998 Ford F-150 Question: Check engine light "ON"

 

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glasman, 4.6L V8, Lecanto, FL, February 18, 2009, 11:58
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I took my truck to Ford Dealership. Their diagnosis was one of three bad sensors, just above the rear axle. They said they would have to remove the truckbed to check/repair. I can not afford this- will my truck still run/be okay? Love my truck!

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    matte February 18, 2009, 14:54
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    It will run, but you run some risks. There's some more information here: http://repairpal.com/check-engine-light

    There is some potential to do some damage to your truck if you continue to drive, and that can lead to more repair work, but I can't say for certain.

    One thing to try immediately--go to an independent shop for a cheaper solution than the dealer. It would be best to fix this if you can find a way to afford it.

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