timing issue maybe

Asked by Aug 18, 2016 at 10:43 AM about the 2005 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How do I check the timing on a 2005 f-150
5.4?
I thought it might be a starter issue, turns
out my starter is fine. Now it wants to turn
over real slow and backfire

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Crank and cam sensors tell the computer the location of each cylinder, so if they get get out of specs it can cause timing problems, I have also seen about 2 ECM's go wacky and cause an over advanced spark. To test all of this properly a lab scope is highly recommended, so if you don't have one I recommend that you let the pros handle this one.

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