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F150 ENGINE PINGING

2002 Ford F-150

Engine Performance problem
2002 Ford F150 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 120560 miles

2002 f150 120000, just started today, pinging /knocking during load, without transmission in gear no ping. Pings in all gears, I get regular oil changes and use 87 octane. What is the problem
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Cdmastros
June 23, 2009.




Engine could be overheating, an EGR valve that's not opening and a knock sensor not retarding the timing

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Rasmataz
Jun 24, 2009.
All of my gauges seem to be normal
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Cdmastros
Jun 24, 2009.
Engine could be overheating, an EGR valve that's not opening and a knock sensor not retarding the timing will cause a pinging/denotating problem

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Rasmataz
Jun 24, 2009.
I talked to ford dealer. What about possible spark knock.

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Cdmastros
Jun 24, 2009.
Spark knock/detonation/pinging its the same thing other than preignition

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Rasmataz
Jun 24, 2009.

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