Overheating and raw gas being pumped into exhaust

Asked by Jul 29, 2017 at 06:41 AM about the 1996 Ford F-150 XLT LB

Question type: General

I can run my truck for a while and it will overheat.  I thought it
was the O2 sensor or the fuel pressure regulator,  so I
replaced them both.  I seen the exhaust was rusted,  had that
replaced.  The cylinders may be miss firing,  so I'm changing
them. Could this be the reason for over heating and raw fuel
being dumped into the exhaust.

3 Answers

71,215

The cylinders may be miss-firing so you are going to replace them? Don't you mean spark plugs. Have it scanned for trouble codes at any local auto parts store and determine where and in what system the issue is. The do a proper diagnosis and don't throw parts at it.

1 people found this helpful.

I replaced all spark plugs and hoses yesterday. I'm waiting for another code test. I also replaced the vacuum hoses.

What's going on folks. OK so as an update... The truck is back to running! It so happens thar the vacuum hose was corroded and had a hole, so that was the issue to take care of. In any event all the parts I dumped into it, is now something that I don't need to worry about for a while. I'm also going to look for a newer engine with less miles on it. Yet another project to look forward to. Thanks for the input fellas!

Your Answer:

F-150

Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 12,316 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $352.

Postal Code:

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    12,080
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    5,150
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    4,150
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
64 Great Deals out of 8,726 listings starting at $2,950
Used Dodge Ram 1500
13 Great Deals out of 510 listings starting at $2,600
Used Toyota Tacoma
26 Great Deals out of 1,575 listings starting at $6,858
Used Ford Mustang
60 Great Deals out of 1,549 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford F-250
4 listings
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
9 Great Deals out of 923 listings starting at $4,999

Used Cars for Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 8,432 listings starting at $352
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 413 listings starting at $26,490
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 936 listings starting at $18,997
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 471 listings starting at $18,995
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 394 listings starting at $11,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.