I have a 1999 Ford F150 Lightning with 180K miles. I've been hearing a pinging sound when I'm going up hill. What can I do to stop it?thanks,

35

Asked by Sep 08, 2013 at 07:07 PM about the 1999 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning 2 Dr Supercharged Standard Cab Stepside SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers

101,925

Check your EGR valve, make sure the feed tube is open and the valve is operating properly, might also try running a few cans of techron in the fuel. If that doesn't do the trick then try a higher octane fuel or add some 104 fuel booster to it.

114,975

http://www.fordf150.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=49303 ---- seems a lot of owners of that model are having similar issues. Check this thread out. Might have some useful info.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful
35

Thank-you, I think I will try the colder plugs. thanks again for all your help Jerry

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
35

The article on cleaning your MAF is great

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
114,975

Glad we could help.

Your Answer

F-150 SVT Lightning

Looking for a Used F-150 SVT Lightning in your area?

CarGurus has 123 nationwide F-150 SVT Lightning listings starting at $8,980.

ZIP:

Ford F-150 SVT Lightning Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    130
  • #2
    Bob Beaman
    Reputation
    70
  • #3
    Guitarman1930
    Reputation
    60
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,512 Great Deals out of 193,861 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Mustang
588 Great Deals out of 36,129 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,231 Great Deals out of 167,963 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
7 Great Deals out of 299 listings starting at $4,995
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,004 Great Deals out of 66,526 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
312 Great Deals out of 45,081 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Camaro
407 Great Deals out of 30,592 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Corvette
186 Great Deals out of 19,805 listings starting at $2,490
Used Dodge Ram 1500
371 Great Deals out of 10,765 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
844 Great Deals out of 69,994 listings starting at $700

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.