2004 Ford F-150 lose of power

Tiny
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  • 2004 FORD F-150
  • 141,000 MILES
I have notice I have lose of power through some gears. I need to floor it and jump back a gear if I want to gain speed. This only happens when its hot. In the morning while cold it runs great. I have also notice a sulfur smell from the exhaust. Please help.
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Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 AT 6:40 PM

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Tiny
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Scan for codes and check fuel pressure with a gauge.
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Thursday, August 29th, 2013 AT 6:34 AM
Tiny
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Truck has no codes. Does the exhaust smell mean its running rich? I was told the smell is the cats burning up and if I don't fix the problem it could lead to replacing them. I don't want to do that.
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Thursday, August 29th, 2013 AT 12:15 PM
Tiny
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If your cat was going bad it would set a code. Check yoru fuel pressure or have someone do that for you. You need a gauge and maybe adapters autoparts rent them
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Thursday, August 29th, 2013 AT 12:19 PM
Tiny
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Ok I will do so. Why check the fuel pressure?
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Thursday, August 29th, 2013 AT 12:24 PM
Tiny
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Reread your question that you first gave
if it's low it willdo what you are complaining about
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Thursday, August 29th, 2013 AT 12:34 PM

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