Why does my 2006 Ford F-150 Lariat stalls if I don't drive slowly?

Asked by Mar 13, 2012 at 05:30 PM about the 2006 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab LB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My truck stalls often if I don't drive slowly.  I maintain it at the Ford dealership.  Recently, I was told that it would cost $1300 to remove the engine and diagnose the problem only.  I live in rural Arkansas.  Why does this happen and what should it cost to fix it?  Is Ford responsible and won't fix it? What should I do?

4 Answers

20,170

A dealership told you that!!!!!??? The engine had to be removed!!!!!!????? You have a fuel system problem or an electrical problem. All of which are bolted onto the exterior of the engine. FIND ANOTHER DEALERSHIP.

165

i would tend to agree. a simple fuel pressure check would be a lot easier in the truck with the motor still in, for 1300 you could have a real nice gauge to check a weak pump out or a new fuel filter to boot. up north we can get water in the gas, it will get in the system and starve it of gas, ethanol has helped with this but you can still occasionally get bad gas with water in it. a bottle HEET-isopropahol alcohol will absorb the water and solve the problem most of the time. Places like california would have you taking the gas tank off and getting bent where a $2 bottle of heet would fix it. it wont hurt anything to try.

10

I agree, find another dealership .... those guys are nuts to say that they need to remove the engine. they're looking to rob you blind. I also agree it's a fuel system issue ( try a new fuel filter), sounds like it's not getting enough fuel & you have a partially plugged fuel filter.

5

what are the blocks between the leaf springs and the rear end housing. my truck is three inchers higher in the back than the front. I want to lower the rear end. thank you

Your Answer

F-150

Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 184,534 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $699.

ZIP:

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    8,940
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,550
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,070
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,135 Great Deals out of 167,426 listings starting at $1,900
Used GMC Sierra 1500
890 Great Deals out of 65,682 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
369 Great Deals out of 44,898 listings starting at $1,799
Used Dodge Ram 1500
362 Great Deals out of 10,960 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tundra
470 Great Deals out of 32,492 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Tacoma
635 Great Deals out of 43,278 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
710 Great Deals out of 38,332 listings starting at $895
Used Nissan Titan
209 Great Deals out of 20,002 listings starting at $3,495
Used Chevrolet Colorado
280 Great Deals out of 31,655 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
317 Great Deals out of 29,131 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
334 Great Deals out of 24,297 listings starting at $2,488
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
650 Great Deals out of 39,640 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Explorer
857 Great Deals out of 63,883 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab LB 4WD For Sale
9 listings starting at $41,600
2017 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab LB 4WD For Sale
13 listings starting at $35,920
2016 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab LB 4WD For Sale
3 listings starting at $47,620
2015 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab LB 4WD For Sale
5 listings starting at $31,987
2014 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab LB 4WD For Sale
57 listings starting at $24,950

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.