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Old 01-21-2009, 11:22 PM   #1
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Hello everyone. I have a 1997 Ford F-150. 8 Cylinder and 5.4 L. I've tried to search online for maybe some kind of instructions or illustration to show me where the coil packs are located, but have come up empty handed. All I found is that a lot of Ford owners have issues with the coil packs.

Anyways, I've confirmed that the issue with my F-150 at the moment is the coil packs. Specifically #1 and #3. It has a mis fire. I want to save money and want to learn where it is so I can do it my self.

Would anyone here happen to know a site where I could find an illustration or some nice steps to get to the Coil packs? Or if anyone is kind enough, maybe you can walk me through it yourself .

Thanks in advance for any help guys

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Old 01-21-2009, 11:25 PM   #2
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do you have the 5.4 or 4.6? im guessing you meant 4.6
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Oh I'm sorry. I meant 5.4!
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There coil on plug. Which means their on top of the spark plugs. I not sure which holes are 1 and 3 but All it is, is a plug and I think a 8mm bolt then it just pulls up.
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Ah okay. I'll keep that in mind!
Also, you said you didn't know which #1 and #3 were, but do you know where all the Coil Pack locations are at?

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Oh cool! Thank you. This will help. But I have another question, it says V8 Ford Triton. Would this be the same as my 1997 F-150. 8 Cylinder 5.4L?
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yeah it's the same as my 97'. And I'm pretty sure thats the standard for ford.
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Thanks for the help Jacob! Really appreciate everything! If you still have time, I still have a few more questions .

1. According to the Auto Zone guy, he said all you do is pull it out and put the new one in. Is it really that easy? (I guess I should of asked while I was there)

2. Where in the truck are the coil packs located? Here is a picture of underneath my hood.


Oh and I just noticed the thing said Triton. LOL. Well anyways, are all the coil packs located under the 5.4L TRITON shell thing? I would try it now but it's too dark. Just want to be ready so I can do this in the morning
Thanks again for all your help!
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no. if you look along the fuel rail, you will see your COP. It will have two wires running to it with a plug. there is one bolt that holds the coil in place. remove bolt disconnect plug and it comes out. Some of them can be a PITA to get out. I use a 1/4 drive socket set with some extensions and i usually dont have a problem getting the bolt out.

BTW, I know I changed it to italic, but I dont know how. My finger missed the shift key and bam, its italic. There thats better
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