1998 Ford F-250 Repair and Maintenance
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1998 Ford F-250 ProblemsEGR orfice in intake may plug with carbon
The EGR orifices in the intake manifold may plug with sludge. If the truck has high mileage, this may cause engine misfire when first accelerating because too much EGR gas is directed into the cylinders of the unplugged orifices. This makes the mixture lean, which causes a gradual stumble that increases in severity until repaired.
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.
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.
1998 Ford F-250 Questionsinstrument cluster not working Tach-speedo-oil press-coolant temp-fuel-voltmeter (1 answer)
fuse all good indicator lamps work with ignition in on position
i have replace the fuel pump,tune up,crank sensor and cam sensor, still i am not getting no fire . can sombody please point me to my next lead, thanks in advance.
the sooner the better!!!
Yes , need to replace my ac control panel . Can not afford factory parts . What type of Ford truck or suv ac control panel is compatible to my 1998 Ford f 250? Thank u
1998 Ford F-250 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.