Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L Index of Articles

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (5.0L Engine, 5.8L Engine)

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (5.0L Engine, 5.8L Engine)

Testing the fuel injectors on the fuel injected 5.0L engine and 5.8L engine can be quite a challenge since half of the 8 fuel injectors are under the intake manifold plenum. In this tutorial, I'm gonna' show you a specific diagnostic strategy...   read more >>

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (Ford 5.0L, 5.8L)

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (Ford 5.0L, 5.8L)

This tutorial will help you to do a cylinder balance test on your 5.0L engine (or 5.8L engine). The cylinder balance test is one of the most important diagnostic techniques that will help you find a ‘dead’ cylinder that's causing...   read more >>

Testing A Blown Head Gasket (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

Testing A Blown Head Gasket (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

In this article, I'll shed some light on the four most common tests that check for a blown head gasket. One of the biggest symptom you'll see, when you've got a blown head gasket on your hands, is that your Ford van, pick up, or car will...   read more >>

How To Test Engine Compression (4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

How To Test Engine Compression (4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

In this article, I'm gonna' show you the ‘ins and outs’ of doing a compression test on your Ford 4.9L engine (inline 6 cylinder), 5.0L engine, or 5.8L engine. More importantly, I'll show you how to interpret your compression test...   read more >>

Ignition Coil Test -No Spark No Start Tests (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

Ignition Coil Test -No Spark No Start Tests  (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

In this article I'll show you a very simple, easy and highly accurate way to see if the ignition coil on your 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L Ford F150 (or E150, Bronco, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, etc) is fried and causing your vehicle to NOT START or not the...   read more >>

How To Clean The Ford Mass Air Flow Sensor

How To Clean The Ford Mass Air Flow Sensor

One of the most common problems, with MAF sensor equipped Ford (Mercury and Lincoln) vehicles, is that the MAF sensor's hot wires will get dirty (contaminated). This contamination will rob you of gas mileage and performance. Not only that, in...   read more >>

Manifold Absolute Pressure MAP Sensor Test (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

Manifold Absolute Pressure MAP Sensor Test  (Ford 4.9L, 5.0L, 5.8L)

In this article, I'm gonna' show you a simple but very accurate way of testing the manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor on your 4.9L, 5.0L, or 5.8L Ford car (pick up, van). As you may already be aware, the Ford MAP sensor does not produce a...   read more >>