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FORD F-150 AIR FILTER PROBLEM

2005 Ford F-150 • 75,000 miles

My truck feels like it's misfiring. It's been idling a little rough for awhile now. No "check engine" light is on. I've changed all my spark plugs and replaced my fuel filter and air filter. I was wondering how to check the boots on the coils? Not sure what else to check myself before bighting the bullet and taking it to the dealer?
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November 16, 2012.



DOES "MY ANSWER" IN THIS POST SOUND LIKE YOU?

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/2001-ford-escape-would-cause-misfire-cylinder-4

LET ME KNOW BEFORE YOU BUY STUFF

HAVE YOU KEPT UP WITH YOUR "ON TIME" SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE?

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/2007-ford-taurus-tune-up

IF NO, YOU MAY NEED A "CATCH UP"......NOT A "TUNE UP"

IF YOU CAN PERFORM SOME, IF NOT ALL OF THE TASKS---THIS WILL SAVE YOU $$$

I PROMOTE DIY---AS I AM A DIYer MYSELF (FOR MANY YEARS)

NOW.....ABOUT THE ONLY SHOPS I TAKE STUFF TO ARE "THE ALIGNMENT SHOP"---AND A "AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHOP"---AS I DON'T HAVE THE SKILLS/ TOOLS/ OR EXPERIENCE TO DIY THOSE TASKS

I DO KNOW SEVERAL WAYS TO FIND A GOOD, HONEST, COMPETENT SHOP (YOU KNOW, ONE OF THEM THAT YOU THINK OF AS FAMILY AFTER A WHILE)THE STEALERSHIP IS NOT THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN THAT CAN "DO IT RIGHT"SOMETIMES THEY ARE THE ONLY ONES WHO CAN DO THOSE "TRADE SECRET TYPE TASKS", LIKE FLASH A COMPUTER, ETC.

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SHOULD YOU BE NEEDING SOME PARTSI MAY BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN $40 SAVINGS ON A $100 OR SO PURCHASE---AND OTHER WAYS TO MAKE THIS METHOD SAVE.....I'VE SAVED $160 ON 4 SEPARATE PURCHASES RANGING FROM $102--$135 (EACH PURCHASE), OVER 2 MONTHS TIME

AUTO PARTS AIN'T CHEAP---GET UP A LIST OF WHAT YOU MAY NEED--NOW OR WHEN YOU FIND YOUR NEW MECHANIC

LET ME KNOW

YOUR TURN

THE MEDIC

Tiny
CJ MEDEVAC
Nov 16, 2012.