Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Ford Tech
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino







Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old November 28th, 2012, 07:02 PM   #1
hunter2005
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 02-18-06
Location: BayCity/Michigan
Posts: 508
iTrader: (16)
5.4 guru

98 E250 idles fine and no check engine light or anything but when you take off it has a small miss in it can power through it and cruses fine just at take off.
hunter2005 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 28th, 2012, 10:46 PM   #2
bdd1469
bdd
 
bdd1469's Avatar
 
Join Date: 04-12-10
Location: alto mi
Posts: 2,063
iTrader: (1)
Send a message via Yahoo to bdd1469
My guess is a bad coil,they are a very common problem.
bdd1469 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 29th, 2012, 12:04 AM   #3
MilwaukeeF350
Dan
 
Join Date: 05-30-09
Location: Alpena/ Trenton
Posts: 872
iTrader: (7)
Have fun pull all coil packs in that van.

Pull and inspect for crack body if not then pull boot and spring off then add dielectric grease on both side of spring then put back in there.

And keep driving van with that issue will ruin your cat convertor fast. I drove mine for like 200 miles later to find 2 spark plugs hole were full of water on #5 #7 cylinders. After that mileage never went up until I remove cat convertor it was plugged fast.
MilwaukeeF350 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 29th, 2012, 03:24 PM   #4
hunter2005
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 02-18-06
Location: BayCity/Michigan
Posts: 508
iTrader: (16)
thanks guys. i'll be checking it all this weekend. yea heard the coil packs are a pain in the ass to do.
hunter2005 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 29th, 2012, 03:27 PM   #5
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 30,093
iTrader: (61)
Inspect pcv hoses. The pass side rot and create a leak.
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 29th, 2012, 05:02 PM   #6
bdd1469
bdd
 
bdd1469's Avatar
 
Join Date: 04-12-10
Location: alto mi
Posts: 2,063
iTrader: (1)
Send a message via Yahoo to bdd1469
Quote:
Originally Posted by hunter2005 View Post
thanks guys. i'll be checking it all this weekend. yea heard the coil packs are a pain in the ass to do.
Not too bad if you have small hands.I havnt done them on a van,may be easier because the dog house comes off.Probobly will not be easier because that would be too easy.I think all you need is a 1/4 " ratcet with some extensions,a 1/4 " swival and 8mm,10mm sockets. You have to unplug the injectors to get some coils out.I would put some fresh spark plugs in there while your at it,anti seize them and make sure they are tight.These motors are known for blowing spark plugs out and taking the threads with them.
Put some dieleletric grease on the coils when you install them to keep moisture out.
Might want to look at your exaust manifold bolts also as they are probobly rusted to the point of breaking soon.
bdd1469 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 29th, 2012, 05:53 PM   #7
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 30,093
iTrader: (61)
Id rather change plugs and coils on a van then a f150.
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 29th, 2012, 08:26 PM   #8
hunter2005
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 02-18-06
Location: BayCity/Michigan
Posts: 508
iTrader: (16)
thanks again. just working all the bugs out. kicking around on ordering a ujoint offroad kit soon. so want to make sure everything is running good on it.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	600_100_4886.JPG
Views:	90
Size:	36.5 KB
ID:	98970  
hunter2005 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 18th, 2012, 08:41 PM   #9
kevinr839
Senior Member
 
kevinr839's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-19-06
Location: petersburg, MI
Posts: 839
iTrader: (3)
How many miles on the plugs? We just had a truck at work doing the same thing and plugs and boots fixed it
kevinr839 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Ford Tech
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:10 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2005 - 2012 Cracker Enterprises - Powered by Linux
vB Ad Management by =RedTyger=
Page generated in 0.08308 seconds with 29 queries