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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-12-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By dawson1112
When you installed the lower intake I bet you...

When you installed the lower intake I bet you didnt use any rtv around the cooling ports between the head and intake. Or you messed up the gasket between them and its sucking coolant right into the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-07-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By dawson1112
You muffed up your lower intake gasket ,, pull...

You muffed up your lower intake gasket ,, pull the upper and lower off and try again.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-30-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By dawson1112
Change your ECT sensor or check the wiring to it....

Change your ECT sensor or check the wiring to it. Code 118 is ECT ( engine coolant temp sensor) above maximum voltage. It will disable adaptive fuel learning, and air/fuel management. ...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-26-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By dawson1112
Yes if one of your plug wires has a bad spot or...

Yes if one of your plug wires has a bad spot or is just old it can arc and snap similar to a ticking noise.

Start the car in a dark location and open the hood. Look for sparking along the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-23-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By dawson1112
Most likely that you either cracked an oring on...

Most likely that you either cracked an oring on one of the fuel injectors, or your intake gasket didnt seal. It sounds alot like you have a vacuum leak someplace.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-17-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By dawson1112
210 is in the normal range, the heads should not...

210 is in the normal range, the heads should not be 294 though. Im wondering if either the thermostat is in backwards or you have a blockage in the cooling ports to the the heads? Somthing...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-17-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By dawson1112
Have you checked to see if the fan is coming on? ...

Have you checked to see if the fan is coming on? Maybe a problem with the fan relay in the ccrm ( constant control relay module ) . When it over heats where does the gauge get to? Are your...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-15-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By dawson1112
yea its all one piece you have to replace the...

yea its all one piece you have to replace the intake manifold, its common problem with them, But it really isnt all that hard to do.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-12-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By dawson1112
Soot and smell is not an indication of rich. ...

Soot and smell is not an indication of rich. Unless you get a CEL indication a rich condition or you have an a/f meter monitoring the system you dont really know if its rich or not. If it...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-05-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By dawson1112
Check your ground cable that goes to the engine...

Check your ground cable that goes to the engine block
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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-05-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By dawson1112
NO PIP is profile ignition pickup. Its inside...

NO PIP is profile ignition pickup. Its inside of the distributor. Its job is to tell the computer where the crank is positioned. When they go out the computer has no idea where the crank is...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-21-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By dawson1112
Id say you either have a small vacuum leak...

Id say you either have a small vacuum leak someplace, the maf needs cleaned, or you have some weak or failing upstream 02 sensors. Its possible that you could also have an exhaust leak before...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-21-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By dawson1112
My last 2000 mustang gt had 241k on it when I...

My last 2000 mustang gt had 241k on it when I sold it. Ran great. The 4.6l engines hold up really well as long as the oil is changed on schedule. How ever,,
He did not put acel...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 09-09-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By dawson1112
Im a few days behind on this post, but if your...

Im a few days behind on this post, but if your hearing a chirping noise that goes away with a slight amount of pressure on the clutch pedal. It is generally due to 1 of 2 things. Either...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-08-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By dawson1112
Your 5.0l mountaineer is a roller motor. So you...

Your 5.0l mountaineer is a roller motor. So you need a roller cam. Your edelbrock performer cam is a flat tappet and it wont work.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-07-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By dawson1112
Ford designed the clutches in these cars to have...

Ford designed the clutches in these cars to have some preload. Just about 7-10 lbs of preload I think,, but the throw out bearing should normally ride on the clutch fingers. This is one of...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-06-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By dawson1112
I had a ford racing aluminum flywheel on my 90...

I had a ford racing aluminum flywheel on my 90 foxbody,, while it does rev quicker, it also makes stop and go traffic a bit of a pain. Since you dont have the weight that you would with a stock...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-06-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By dawson1112
what is your car idling at and do you have...

what is your car idling at and do you have underdrive pullys on it?
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-05-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By dawson1112
Just tighten up the adjuster on the cable and...

Just tighten up the adjuster on the cable and take some slack out so it disengages futher when you push the pedal.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 09-02-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By dawson1112
Id get up under the steering column and dash and...

Id get up under the steering column and dash and start moving the wire looms around. It sounds like you have something that is crossing over momentarily and feeding power to the horn when you press...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 08-31-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By dawson1112
autozone will read them for free

autozone will read them for free
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 08-31-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By dawson1112
With all the problems you mention above its hard...

With all the problems you mention above its hard to fathom that the check engine light is not on,,, I suspect it is not only on but its screaming at you to take the car someplace and have it checked...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-29-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By dawson1112
It would be a good Idea to pull every spark plug...

It would be a good Idea to pull every spark plug and squirt a little oil in each cylinder, then use a breaker bar to turn the crank over by hand a few times before you actully engage the starter or...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-03-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By dawson1112
sounds like its burning a lot of oil. probly...

sounds like its burning a lot of oil. probly bad rings, hole in piston, or scored cylinder wall.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-03-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By dawson1112
What color is the smoke? White? its probly...

What color is the smoke? White? its probly a head gasket thats blown.

If its thick bellowing blueish/brown smoke then it could have a hole in the piston or broken rings. Even bad scoring...
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