Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L Index of Articles

How To Test Engine Compression (4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

How To Test Engine Compression (4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

In this article, I'm gonna' show you the ‘ins and outs’ of doing a Compression Test on your Ford 4.9L Engine (inline 6 cylinder), 5.0L Engine, or 5.8L Engine. More importantly, I'll show you how to interpret your Compression Test results. Why do... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Clean The Ford Mass Air Flow Sensor

How To Clean The Ford Mass Air Flow Sensor

One of the most common problems, with MAF Sensor equipped Ford (Mercury and Lincoln) vehicles, is that the MAF Sensor’s Hot Wires will get dirty (contaminated). This contamination will rob you of gas mileage and performance. Not only that, in... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Ford Ignition Coil Test No Spark No Start Tests

Ford Ignition Coil Test No Spark No Start Tests

In this article I’ll show you a very simple, easy and highly accurate way to see if the Ignition Coil on your 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L Ford F150 (or E150, Bronco, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, etc) is fried and causing your vehicle to NOT START or not the... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Testing A Blown Head Gasket (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

Testing A Blown Head Gasket (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

In this article, I'll shed some light on the three most common tests that check for a Blown Head Gasket. One of the biggest symptom you'll see, when you've got a Blown Head Gasket on your hands, is that your Ford van, pick up, or car will... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

MAP Sensor Test (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

MAP Sensor Test  (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

In this article, I’m gonna’ show you a simple but very accurate way of testing the Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor on your 4.9L, 5.0L, or 5.8L Ford car (pick up, van). As you may already be aware, the Ford MAP Sensor does not produce a MAP... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (Ford 5.0L, 5.8L)

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (Ford 5.0L, 5.8L)

This tutorial will help you to do a Cylinder Balance Test on your 5.0L Engine (or 5.8L Engine). The Cylinder Balance Test is one of the most important diagnostic techniques that will help you find a ‘dead’ Cylinder that's causing Engine Miss (also... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Testing The Ford EEC Power Relay (Brown Relay)

Testing The Ford EEC Power Relay (Brown Relay)

The EEC Power Relay not only supplies battery voltage to the Fuel Injection Computer (also known as the E.E.C. Electronic Control Assembly), but also supplies power to the fuel injectors, the fuel pump relay, and a few other emissions related...   read more >>

How To Troubleshoot a No Start (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

How To Troubleshoot a No Start (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

Troubleshooting a No Start problem on your Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, or 5.8L pick up, van, or SUV can be easily done, with the right diagnostic information and troubleshooting strategy... and in this article I'll provide you with some of both. In this... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test The Ford Fuel Pump Relay -No Start Troubleshooting (Green Relay)

How To Test The Ford Fuel Pump Relay -No Start Troubleshooting  (Green Relay)

Testing the Ford fuel pump relay on the car is not that hard to do. With the help of this ‘How To’ tutorial, I'll show you how to do it using only a multimeter. You'll be able to find out if the fuel pump relay, or the fuel pump...   read more >>

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (5.0L Engine, 5.8L Engine)

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (5.0L Engine, 5.8L Engine)

Testing the Fuel Injectors on the fuel injected 5.0L Engine and 5.8L Engine can be quite a challenge since half of the 8 fuel injectors are under the Intake Manifold Plenum. In this tutorial, I'm gonna' show you a specific diagnostic strategy you... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)