Ford 4.6L, 5.4L Index of Articles

Troubleshooting P0172 and P0175 (Ford 4.6L, 5.4L)

Troubleshooting P0172 and P0175 (Ford 4.6L, 5.4L)

This article will help you to diagnose Diagnostic Trouble Codes P0172 (System too Rich Bank 1) and/or P0175 (System too Rich Bank 2). I'll go into the basics of what these Trouble Codes mean and how to confirm that there really is something... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Testing the Oxygen Sensors (Ford 4.6L, 5.4L)

Testing the Oxygen Sensors (Ford 4.6L, 5.4L)

Testing the Oxygen Sensor (commonly referred to as O2 Sensors) on your Ford 4.6L, 5.4L car (pick up, SUV) is not that hard to do. Since Oxygen Sensor are not cheap and sometimes the PCM (Powertrain Control Module = Fuel Injection Computer) accuses... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How to Test the Ford EGR Valve EGR Vacuum Solenoid, DPFE Sensor

How to Test the Ford EGR Valve EGR Vacuum Solenoid, DPFE Sensor

Testing the EGR system on your Ford, Mercury, or Lincoln car or truck is a pretty easy affair. You don't need expensive testing equipment to do it and more importantly, with this article you'll be able to find out exactly what part (of the entire...   read more >>

Testing Diagnostic Trouble Codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161

Testing Diagnostic Trouble Codes:  P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161

This article will help you to diagnose Diagnostic Trouble Codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161. All of these Trouble Codes have to do with a malfunction in the Oxygen Sensor's Heater or it's circuit. This article is divided into several headings and... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How to Test the Ford MAF Sensor (4.2L, 4.6L, 5.4L)

How to Test the Ford MAF Sensor (4.2L, 4.6L, 5.4L)

Testing the MAF (Mass Air Flow) sensor on your Ford truck or SUV or full size van is a very simple and easy affair. This article will walk you through the whole process without removing the MAF sensor from the engine. As you may already know... the...   read more >>

How to Test the Ford 4.6L, 5.4L Coil-on-Plug Ignition Coils

How to Test the Ford 4.6L, 5.4L Coil-on-Plug Ignition Coils

If you've been wondering how to test the Coil-on-Plug ignition coils on your Ford car or truck (with a 4.6L or 5.4L V8) to see if one or several are BAD and are causing a misfire... this is the article for you. As is the custom here at...   read more >>

How to Test the 4.6L, 5.4L Ford Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)

How to Test the 4.6L, 5.4L Ford Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)

Testing and troubleshooting the throttle position sensor (TPS) on your Ford or Lincoln car, pick up or SUV is an easy thing to do. You don't even need a scan tool to test it. A simple multimeter will suffice and in this article I'll take you thru'...   read more >>

Troubleshooting the Ignition Module (Ford 4.6L Coil Pack Ignition)

Troubleshooting the Ignition Module (Ford 4.6L Coil Pack Ignition)

This article will help you to troubleshoot the ignition control module (ICM) on the Ford 4.6L V8 equipped cars that use the ‘Coil Pack’ ignition system. Whether you're troubleshooting a No Start No Spark Condition or a Misfire...   read more >>

F150 No Start Due to Voltage Drop (Case Study)

F150 No Start  Due to Voltage Drop (Case Study)

Knowing how to perform a voltage drop test is an important skill to have. It's a test that isn't difficult to perform and that gives a YES or NO answer (YES, the problem is this circuit or NO, keep looking). Let me give you a real world example of...   read more >>