Engine Idle Rolls Up and Down on Ford E-150

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.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 120,000 (120,000–120,000)
Engines affected: 4.6L V8, 5.8L V8
3 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1995
4 people reported this problem
1 person shared problem details
1992 Ford E-150- 4.6L V8120,000
The engine would randomly 'race' without warning. I would have to keep foot on brake at stoplights etc. to keep it from 'jumping out' into traffic. We tried vacuum hoses, egr valve. Doing it again.
Related Items:
Sludge build up on the throttle plate and/or idle air control valve can cause a poor engine idl...
my ford van when driving down the road at high way speed,it will jerk in and out like its cutti...
My 1992 Ford E-150 van stalls after idling a while, when coming to a stop or slowing down to tu...
Engine stumbles going uphill at times, hesitates at other times on flat road. Hesitates on acce...

Related Content