2000 Ford F-150 Lightning Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Ford F-150 Lightning

2000 Ford F-150 Lightning Problems

Oil leaks from intake and valve covers

Oil leaks can develop around the intake manifold gaskets and valve cover gaskets.

Ignition 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.

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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning Questions

my truck shudders in overdrive,its a 4r70w transmission, (1 answer)

it goes thru the gears great but it wants to shudder when in overdrive
If i kick it down it picks right up but under slow acceleration shudders
could this be the shift control solenoid?

miss fire (3 answers)

I just replaced all coils ,pluges, inner cooler, lower intake, injecter @ # 6 it still miss fires good compession.

spark plugs (2 answers)

What is the best spark plug for my truck I have heard horror stories about 3 valve motors but mine is two but would like to know which plug is the best for me. thanks

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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning Recalls

Vehicle With Installed Southern Comfort Running Boards Recalled Due to Board Lamp Failure

The courtesy lamps on affected running boards may overheat when exposed to moisture and road salt. Overheating may cause the lamps and boards to melt or start a fire. Dealers will replace the wiring harness for these running boards.

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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning Reviews

Have had since new 11/2000. Have flushed and changed all fluids prior to 13K. Added second set of tires then, changed to '04 Wheels, Bilstien shocks, '04 Lights (4corners, fog), Front bumper facia, Added signal mirrors. Has bed liner with H/D soft cover and vent visors. Black with fiberglass air induction hood. Ported and polished air horn and throttle body. At 29,500mi and NO time trials, ON t...
Have had truck from day one, Had services done early from trans flush,rad flush, p/s flush, rear end drain & change, brake fluid also. Like way it handles around the slow traffic. Inter cooler was recall changed, along with crusecontrol. MPG 12/18

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