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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 23821
Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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While driving the gauges go haywire and and engine will shut

Customer Question

While driving the gauges go haywire and and engine will shut off for half a second and then turn back on
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: automatic and 315000
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 04 F150 Lariat Crew cab 4x4
JA: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Havent tried anything yet. Battery is new. Thought it might be the alternator
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I will run without any issue one day and the next day will have the above issue
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Jared D replied 9 months ago.


When the problem is occurring, what does the dash say in the odometer section?

Does it seem to coincide with bumps in the road?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
34;Engine Fail Safe Mode shows up but only sometimes. Does not coincide with bumps
Expert:  Jared D replied 9 months ago.

Does the odometer ever turn to "--------"?