Truck Dying after Radiator Replacement

Asked by Feb 02, 2015 at 12:35 AM about the 1997 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We replaced the radiator because of a leak.
The truck wasn't overheating, and isn't now.   
It dies whenever we slow down or idle. Its it
almost died, then the engine revved back up
on its own. The only other symptom is a
gurgling noise when driving, which sounds
like it's near the air conditioning vents. So
bummed out. Please help!!

2 Answers

It was a new radiator, by the way.


Check the electrical connection at the IAC (Idle Air Control) located at the throttle body. Also check the electrical connection at the Mass Airflow Meter located in the air duct that runs from the air filter to the throttle body.

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