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2008 Ford F-150 Problems

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Most Common 2008 Ford F-150 Problems

An illuminated Check Engine Light and a rough running engine could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed. Often times this is due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this probl...
Oil leaks from the right-side cylinder head gasket are common. Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. The solution to addressing this issue is to install updated head gask...
The Ford F-150 has known issues with the V8 engine ejecting spark plugs. This will make a tapping or knocking noise, plus the engine will begin to misfire at all speeds. The check engine light will...
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0 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Brakes Problems

1 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Drive Train Problem

If there is a vibration or noise at highway speed, it could be from the frontdrive shaft and may require replacement of the double cardan joint. A double cardan joint is a type of driveshaft joint ...

1 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Electrical & Lights Problem

Drivers may notice the engine idling roughly, hesitation to accelerate, and even engine stalling on the Ford F-150 with the Triton V8. The mass air flow sensor (MAF) is prone to fail, and commonly...

6 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Engine Problems

An illuminated Check Engine Light and a rough running engine could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed. Often times this is due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this probl...
Oil leaks from the right-side cylinder head gasket are common. Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. The solution to addressing this issue is to install updated head gask...
The Ford F-150 has known issues with the V8 engine ejecting spark plugs. This will make a tapping or knocking noise, plus the engine will begin to misfire at all speeds. The check engine light will...

3 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Intermittent rough idle may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking, causing the EGR valve to stay slightly open. The valve and sensor must be replaced together to correct this concern.
A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a warped exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.
On higher mileage vehicles, one or more EGR orifice in the intake manifold may plug with sludge. This can cause the engine to misfire when first accelerating because too much exhaust gas is directe...

1 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

The 2004-2014 Ford F-150 with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highes...

0 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2008 Ford F-150 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Ford F-150 Problems & Complaints

The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
Oil leaks from the right-side cylinder head gasket are common. Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. The solution to addressing this issue is to install updated head gask...
An illuminated Check Engine Light and a rough running engine could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed. Often times this is due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this probl...
A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a warped exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.
Spark plugs in the Ford F-150 can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remove the plu...
The Ford F-150 has known issues with the V8 engine ejecting spark plugs. This will make a tapping or knocking noise, plus the engine will begin to misfire at all speeds. The check engine light will...
Intermittent rough idle may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking, causing the EGR valve to stay slightly open. The valve and sensor must be replaced together to correct this concern.
The 2004-2014 Ford F-150 with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highes...
The 1997-2014 Ford F-150 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the strong smell of coolant from the engine, an...
Drivers may notice the engine idling roughly, hesitation to accelerate, and even engine stalling on the Ford F-150 with the Triton V8. The mass air flow sensor (MAF) is prone to fail, and commonly...
On higher mileage vehicles, one or more EGR orifice in the intake manifold may plug with sludge. This can cause the engine to misfire when first accelerating because too much exhaust gas is directe...
If there is a vibration or noise at highway speed, it could be from the frontdrive shaft and may require replacement of the double cardan joint. A double cardan joint is a type of driveshaft joint ...
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