Go Back   Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans > Late Model F150s > 2004 - 2008 Ford F150
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-06-2008, 01:33 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Mobile,Al
Posts: 36
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default 05 f150 5.4 misfire

i have an 05 f150 with a 5.4, you can tell a little by idling that its got a miss. when you get up to around 45mph and press hard on the gas it jerks and bogs down and wont go until i let off a little. i done it on the interstate the other day and as soon as it would start jerking and missing a little light on my dash would come on for a second and go off. the light looked kind of like a picture of a motor. do you have any idea what is causing this?????
boxer712 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2008, 06:13 AM   #2
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: deleware county pa
Posts: 19
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

time for a tune up with new coil boots.Have some check the code and replace the coil in that cylinder
1stblueoval is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2008, 11:27 AM   #3
08 February TOTM
5 Year Member
 
whitecrystal1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Dumfries, VA Member: #77
Posts: 3,184
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Go to Auto zone and have them read what codes were stored and let us know. When you have a SES light it stores a code, this info will help diagnose what the problem it.
__________________
.
whitecrystal1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2008, 03:37 PM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Mobile,Al
Posts: 36
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

went to auto zone they said there was no code and everything checked out fine.....still got a miss, what now? thought about replacing every coil but thats 400 bucks and not guaranteed to fix it.
boxer712 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2008, 03:59 PM   #5
08 February TOTM
5 Year Member
 
whitecrystal1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Dumfries, VA Member: #77
Posts: 3,184
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by boxer712 View Post
i done it on the interstate the other day and as soon as it would start jerking and missing a little light on my dash would come on for a second and go off. the light looked kind of like a picture of a motor. do you have any idea what is causing this?????
Sounds like your gonna need to take it to the dealer to have the code read then. If you did have a SES light appear on the dash it should have stored a code. The dealer can check processor 6 for codes, which I'm guessing won't show with a standard code reader. They can also do a power/load balance to try to simulate the problem.

Good luck, I hope you find out the cause.
__________________
.
whitecrystal1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2008, 05:56 PM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 43
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by boxer712 View Post
went to auto zone they said there was no code and everything checked out fine.....still got a miss, what now? thought about replacing every coil but thats 400 bucks and not guaranteed to fix it.
that was exactly what happen to my 2005 5.4 when i would push it when i was towing my camper . i just keped going to try and get home and the light stayed on , i brought to the dealer and it was a bad plug and bad injector (#7)
lasoyatang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2008, 05:56 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Misfire on '03 5.4L Forevernew 1997 - 2003 Ford F150 9 05-30-2011 03:15 AM
Misfire #2 rusty General F150 Discussion 6 02-05-2009 06:47 PM
4.6 Misfire malco427 1997 - 2003 Ford F150 5 11-22-2008 11:07 AM
Cylinder #6 misfire. claviz13 1997 - 2003 Ford F150 9 10-21-2008 11:37 AM
#3 misfire Robert tiano 1997 - 2003 Ford F150 4 08-27-2008 10:58 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

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
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Join F150 Forum

 

The Mustang Source
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:06 PM.


Copyright 2006 - 20011 F150forum.com
This site is in no way affiliated with the Ford Motor Company.