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I have an E 350 van 5.4L that is having a fuel problem. It…

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I have an E 350 van 5.4L that is having a fuel problem. It will start up, but then will idle or run rough after a few seconds. Any thoughts?

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the rough idle intermittent or consistent?

I would say intermittent. I think it has a clogged inline filter. where would that be located?

Mechanic's Assistant: Welcome! What's going on with your Ford?

Where would the inline fuel filter be located?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2003 E 350 van

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Not much grasping at straws. Listen to fuel pump whirl, but don't know what to check next. looking for inline filter to check next.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No that's about it.

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 8 months ago
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hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist you. please allow me a couple of minutes to gather some basic info.

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 8 months ago

the first thing I would do is to check the actual fuel pressure to be sure it is supplying enough pressure to the system.

if you do not have a tester, you can rent one at a parts store.

Roy

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 8 months ago

do you still need any help

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No put sea foam & premium gas in the tank. Seems to run fine now. Thank you!
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 8 months ago

your welcome

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