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  1. WinnieWalleye - Lots of great trails in the area for grouse in the Cass lake area, I will be up there chasing grouse around along with some other extended family for 4 days. Hoping to get my oldest son on a grouse or two this trip. Report back how you do.
  2. I will throw a vote out there against Midway Ford in Roseville, as I was looking at trucks there a few years back, and the salesman for the truck I was looking at refused to give me the keys back to the truck I was driving, as he had a "deal"....No signed paperwork from me, I told him that I didn't want the truck due to numerous reason. Still wouldn't produce the keys to my truck, I had to threaten to call the Roseville Police Department and report my truck stolen.....Guess what, that produced the keys, and they had already pulled my truck around back to have it put out on the lot or ready for auction. I never signed any paper work for the truck I was looking at. VERY POOR SALES DEPARTMENT!!!! My parents also had a run in with their serivce department on their brand new 1996 F250 that they bought and the cat. coverter went bad with less then 10,000 miles on the truck, and they said it wasn't covered under warranty. I would steer clear of them if it were me. Ended up buying my current truck at Metroploitan Ford in Eden Prairie.
  3. My 05 with the 5.4 never had a check engine light turn on, as it was a random misfire, similar to what another guy said, mine did it at around 50 mph, and would feel like it was the transmission slipping, but found out that wasn't the case. Tipup - even if you have lower miles, I have heard that they recommend now changing the plugs out at around 50,000 to 60,000 miles to avoid the plugs breaking off. I was a lucky one that changed mine at 115,000 miles and no broken plugs.
  4. Just a shot in the dark, but I would guess from the way it sounds you have either a plug or a coil going bad on the truck. Mine felt like the transmission, had that all checked and it was fine, had the plugs changed, and they found a coil pack was bad when under load. Start there, or others will be along to give advice. My truck is a 2005 with the 5.4. After the plugs it is running stronger then it was before. Be careful with the plugs as they tend to break off I was lucky when the shop did mine and didn't break any of them.
  5. 2004 Ford Taurus 131,500 miles (now my daily driver) 2005 Ford F150 4x4 136,000 miles (was my daily driver) Used to put 25,000 miles on a year on average on the truck, now the last year I have put 10,000 miles on it....
  6. Depending on the time your 2005 F150 was built, the IWE solenoid can also short out dur to water coming off the cowl from the hood and spilling right down on top of that as well. I have a 2005 F150 that didn't have the "shield" that Ford came up with, so I made one out of some tin and siliconed it to the firewall of the truck.....Easy fix, after I had to replace my solenoid.
  7. Do you know if the truck has a limited slip rear end? It could be the limited slip packs in the rear end that are binding up if it is happening when going around corners. Just a thought.
  8. Service interval for the plugs per what my owners manual says is 100,000 miles, but I would start looking at replacing them at 60,000 to 75,000 miles. I was a lucky one and didn't have any plugs break when they were taking them out, or that gets spendy in a hurry.
  9. I thought that it was a transmission as well, had that flushed, changed filter, and the guys that did that said the transmission looked like it was almost brand new, so look into the plugs and coils
  10. Sounds to me like the identical thing my 2005 F150 had. I drove mine for a long time before getting it in. Turned out that it was a coil over plug that was failing. At that point I had it in they did the plugs and replaced the one coil that failed the load testing. Runs like a champ now....The service was done at North Country Ford in Coon Rapids.....and they didn't break one single plug when removing the old ones. That is the big horror story with those trucks.
  11. Know anyone who would happen to have an Digital Diagnostic tool laying around for these motors other then at a dealer?
  12. BartmanMN - Sent you a pm with my email address. Thanks for your help.
  13. Well I had the boat out over the weekend, and went to start it Saturday morning after getting the boat in the water, and it started right up, but died shortly after that. Did that a few times while waiting for my wife from parking the truck. Took off, boat seemed to run fine once past idle speed, but could only go 10 mph on the lake, due to speed limit (small state park lake). When to return to the truck for the day, and tried to pop the boat up onto plane for a short distance, and it would only muster 3000 rpm, and couldn't get on plane at all. My question is, would the battery be getting bad causing this issue? Bad plugs? Coil? Any ideas would be great. It died once on Leech over the 4th, but ran like a champ that entire weekened....other then when the shift linkage came off, but got that put back and and never had another issue until this past weekend. Thanks in advance for your help.
  14. Have you tried resetting the idle on the truck? There is a procedure for that in the owners manual or online if you look. I had to do it after I had my plugs and a few coils done on my truck, as when I ran it with the air on, at a stop light it would idle down to the point where it would almost die and shake the truck. I did the reset procedure, and all is good now with the truck, and haven't had any issues with it since. Just another thought, or something else to try. It was something like this: 1.) Unhook battery for 10 minutes 2.) Hook up battery, start truck 3.) Let truck idle up to temperature while sitting 4.) Run air conditioner for 1-2 minutes (time might not be right) 5.) Drive truck at varying speeds and rpm for it to learn new idle. May take a while to learn new idle, or a few times of driving it. Like I say, I followed it and mine has been running great ever since.
  15. I have a 2002 9.9 Mercury 4 stroke kicker that has the power tilt, and the electic motor seems to have went out on it, and wonder if anyone knows of a place that rebuilds them, or sells new ones. I am pretty sure it was a factory option on that motor, but not 100% as I bought the boat rigged that way as it was a 2003 Lund Catalog photo boat. Any help would be great in trying to get this resolved. I was told by one place that I needed an entire new tilt assembly, and it was going to run close to $1,000, needless to say, I haven't had it fixed yet.
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