If engine idle rolls up and down, and diagnosis rules out Idle Air Control (IAC) valve issues and vacuum leaks, the Programmable Speedometer/Odometer Module (PSOM) can be at fault electronically. The instrument cluster will need to be replaced, the PSOM is inside the cluster.
Engine Idle Rolls Up and Down on Ford E-150
Average mileage: 120,000 (120,000–120,000)
Engines affected: 4.6L V8, 5.8L V8
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1995 Ford E-150- 5.8L V8120,000Visitor
idle surges at stop and in park. tired of throwing new parts, no vacuum leaks
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