I just replaced timing chains and cam pherser, it will start but now won't idle

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Asked by Nov 16, 2015 at 08:07 PM about the 2008 Ford F-150 XL SuperCab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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5.4 liter

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Have you tried adjusting the throttle position sensor?

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Ok, why would you change a timing chain on a 2008? Do you have that many miles on it.. like 200,000+ ? And what is a pherser?

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Lol FN, i was wondering the same thing.

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5.4 liter, the chain was worn out, the phaser goes on the front of the cam

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I checked the throttle

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Question Robert,when it does crank can you rev it up and run ok or not?

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Yes it run right but soon as you let off the throttle, it dies

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Check the IAC,Idle Air Control,may be vacume to it not on or bad or even stopped up.

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Never heard of iac, where is it located?

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It is located at the throttle body housing on bottom side.

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