Trouble shooting engine hesitation


Asked by Apr 03, 2016 at 07:45 PM about the 2006 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCab Styleside LB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2006 F- 150 idles good , runs smooth, except it seems to hesitate while
accelerating like its loosing power.Changed fuel filter, didn't help no check
engine light.

3 Answers


Change air filter


inspect and clean MAF and IAC along with the throttle body. Check for fuel pressure at the rail. It will be a process of elimination. Make sure all cylinders are firing at idle. Sometimes it is difficult to notice a dead cylinder at idle.

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Most common problems are: dirty throttle body, dirty Mass Air Flow sensor, bad throttle positiining sensor, air filter, low fuel pressure or vacuum leak

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