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Old May 23rd, 2013, 08:17 PM   #1
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Gutless 2005 Ford F150 5.4

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Last fall I bought a used 05 F150 crew cab with a 5.4. It is gutless. It is so bad that when i try and do a break stand to test for a brake torque test to try and get some codes i can put the accelerator all the way to the floor and it will NOT break the tires lose. Also im only getting 12 mpg

I have done:
a tune up with new plugs and fuel filter
Check the Catalytic converts
Replaced the fuel pressure control module
Cleaned the MAF sensor.

I am not getting any engine codes but plan to take it in again soon to have it rechecked.

Any suggestions? I heard from a friend something about the syncos on the cam shaft but didn't understand.

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Old May 23rd, 2013, 11:51 PM   #2
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No polite way to say so I will just put it out there. YOU BOUGHT A TURD. 5.4 triton is the most under powered gas sucking turd I have ever seen. I maintain several of them and they are pretty reliable but make no power, and love the gas.
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Old May 24th, 2013, 04:57 AM   #3
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Any suggestions? I heard from a friend something about the syncos on the cam shaft but didn't understand.

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Old May 24th, 2013, 05:17 AM   #4
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No polite way to say so I will just put it out there. YOU BOUGHT A TURD. 5.4 triton is the most under powered gas sucking turd I have ever seen. I maintain several of them and they are pretty reliable but make no power, and love the gas.
lol. the sad part is the was the most polite i have seen on this forums. :-) I know they are turds but have had some friends with 5.4s drive mine and all agree something isn't quite right.
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Old May 24th, 2013, 05:18 AM   #5
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Cam phasers????
that was they where i think he said they are supposed to advance the timing and what not when you hit the petal hard and he was thinking that might be the problem? Ring any bells?
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