Ford Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
I have entered my credit card information twice, both with Visa card. It came back to that I needed to confirm my Master Card.???????????????????
I typed this information before and it seems to have fallen into a deep hole. Ha!
My vehicle number is XXXXX IT IS 4X2 (2 WHEEL DRIVE),1997 F-250 XLT,SUPERCAB, 8 CYLINDER FUEL INJECTION, 4 SPEED AUTOMATIC,5.4 LITER, LIGHT DUTY 6 FOOT BED AND SIDES ARE NOT FLARED.
I have already told you more than I know!!!!! Is this enough information?
Sorry, but in 97 they made 2 different F250's one was a F150 that was made to be able to handle a heavier load and the other remained the old body style which was the Superduty. 97 and 98 were the only years they did this. I asked for that info to make sure I got you the right info. I need to know if it is the more square body or the more rounded body, Al
I am missing something here, is you odometer a digital display or analog wheels, Al
Ok, you have a hybrid like cluster it is an electronic speedometer/odometer, but an analog display. by pulling the reset button out this has screwed up the drive gears to the odometer so it will need replacing ans is serviced in a cluster. The speedometer/odometer is actually driven by a small electric motor instead of a cable. Here are the cluster replacement procedures. I hope this helps, Al
Click here for replacement procedure
Where do I find the mentioned tester-----New Generation STAR (NGS) Tester?
It appears from your information that my odometer can not be repaired, and it is definately not worth the replacement cost..
Item #2 says to release 4 clips but has no instructions on how to do it.
Item #4 says to remove the transmission range indicator but doesn't say how.
For your information, I was able to get the help I need at speedometergears.com. They explained how to remove the module, motor, and the bad part which they are almost certain is a worm gear attached to the motor.
First I went onto speedometer cluster using Google. The price of a worm gear is $28.00 versus about $150-$175 to have it repaired.
You should have told me that there is decale on the door post with the GVW. The heavy duty is over 8500 pounds and mine is 6600. This could have saved me some time. Also, most of these odometers have a worm gear attached to the motor on the back side of the speedometer cluster. This is the problem most of the time. You just give the motor a right twist to release it from the cluster. There are pictures of the cluster on the internet as well as u tube videos, etc.
I feel that these are things you should know about if you are to be an expert.