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Ford E-350 Van

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The E-350 is a full-size van produced by the American automaker Ford Motor Company for its E-Series or Econoline product line. This heavy duty passenger van is frequently used as school bus, ambulance and commercial van.
  That has happened to me three times.
2002 Ford Econoline 7.3 diesel oil capacity    =========================================================    For a 2002 Ford E-350 , 7.3L DIESEL :    With engine oil filter change :    ( 14.2 litres / 15.0 U.S. quarts )    * according to the 7.3L DIESEL supplement
  On my 1989 E350 motorhome, I had a weak fuel pump near the fuel filter. I replaced that and the problem went away. The pump in the tank was fine.
the library has chilton repair manuals,i just copy the page,pages that i need for .10 cents a copy
 35 GALLONS/132.5 LITERS CAPACITY --71 in. L x 18 in. W x  11 in. H
It sounds like your float, located inside the tank is stuck. If the gauge goes to empty, when the switch is off, this is probably what is wrong. This applies to mid 90 vans.
under the intake manifold on the passenger side.
  == Answer ==   In most cases the front section of the master cylinder   Rear brake lines are "T'd" at the center of the rear axle
Deduct the actual weight of the vehicle (E-350 Van) from 10,500 lbs. The remainder is the weight capacity of the cargo (including Passenger weight) that the manufacturer specifies for the vehicle. If vehicle weight is unknown buy a weight ticket at a commercial scale and drive it unloaded onto the...
 == Answer ==   Under the dash.Under the left side of the glovebox. Under two round aluminum (+- one inch diamter)cans.Pull off plastic lid (about 3" wide X 1.75" Tall), by hooking your finger under the bump on the bottom edge and pulling towords you. 
  I had enough room to finagle it into the box without removing the heater core. It required putting it in then turning it into position. The old one twistd out just the opposite of installation. Work with getting the old one out and it can be figured out.
I saw this resolution on another site, tried it and it worked for my wife's 2006 Outback: Sit in the seat, w/ ignition on. Fasten and unfasten the seatbelt 20 times in 30 seconds. The chime will be disabled. You may have to do this for the passenger's seat as well. If you disconnect the battery you...
 == Answer ==   This is not a job you can do at home so where the valve is doesn't matter. Take it to a shop. 
  Type F transmission fluid was formulated specifically for Ford automatic transmissions, primarily the C4 and C6 transmissions that were used in the 1960s through the 1980s. At some point, Ford switched from using Type F to the newer Dextron III formulation.
== Answer ==   The problem could be the ignition control module, but more often than not, when it cranks but won't start, it's that one or more coil packs has gone bad.   Sometimes, even though there IS spark leaving the cable, it's too weak to actually fire the plug properly.    Pull...
  == Answer ==   Try the rear of the radiator approx. 1/3 from the top
  I had this problem with my 1990 century. Turns out ther silenoid on my starter was bad, I replaced it and it worked fine.   Also when its dark outside pop the hood and have a buddy look for any spark at all when you try and start it. If you see one you may have a wet or lose wire, Dist. cap...
in my econoline owners manual if someone really wants it
  == Answer ==     i just LEARNED THAT THERE ARE TWO O2 CENSORS ON A 99' FORD ESCORT THEY ARE EASY TO CHANGE. ONE IS RIGHT BELOW THE CAD CONVERTER AND THE SECOND ONE IS LOCATED ON THE MANIFOLD. JUST DISSCONNECT THE WIRES AND UNSCREW THE O2 CENSOR. THEN REPLACE IT.
 == Answer ==   Best way is to run a new 8ga. wire from the battery. Install fuse at the battery and inside the passenger compartment. 
Have the Transmission serviced (Filter and Fluid Change) - Should take care of it.
  I just replaced my air filter in my 1996 E350. I am partial to the K & N filters. If you go onto the K & N website you can enter your vehicle info and get an order number for your particular van. Then what I did was enter that number on google search and found that you can get it...
  Remove lower caliper slide bolt (12 mm) Remove brake hose line retainer bolt directly bottom of spring mount. Use large c clamp to collapse (retract) piston into caliper. Pull up on lower caliper slide rotating on upper slide when free of disc push back on upper slide. you should be holding...
  With a ford you need the owners manual for that year to know. You can usually find one on ebay. Your ford dealer service dept can probably tell you also.
Test the resistance with an ohm meter.
The easiest way to find out is to count the number of bolts that are in the pan of the transmission then call your local national auto parts store. They will ask you how many bolts and then they can tell you how many quarts it will hold.
Ford V8 engine :4 - 83 - 72 - 61 - 5front
Try pluging in your motor heater. If it then starts easy after it has warmed up a little replace the glow plugs.
On a 1996 Ford E-350 :    The fuel pump shut off switch ( inertia switch ) is located in the  front    passenger footwell , under the dash , by the air grill
1 - 3 - 7 - 2 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 8Coil On Plug ( C.O.P. ) ignition systemThe engine cylinder / spark plug locations are numbered :4 - 83 - 72 - 61 - 5front
 == Answer ==   most auto parts store carry manuels on most cars just find the one that is on your van and a diagram of how the belts go on will be in it. the books cost around 15 dollars to buy but some store will let you look at them. 
  Your first one can be a little challenging. You really should have a mechanically inclined friend help you with the first one. After that starters are a breeze to change.   Always unhook your negative battery terminal before you start. Yes, it's THAT important.   Crawl down under the...
  It takes 5 qt add 1 liter if you change the oil filter   It takes 5 qt add 1 liter if you change the oil filter
  go to your nearest ford dealer or look it up on line
1. Put PB Blaster on it and keep soaking it if it is where you can get some vise grips on it.2. Heat around the bolt. NOT the bolt.#. Drill and use an easy out if neither of the above don't work.
I am assuming that the engine turns over when you turn the key but will not start. Here are a few things to check... Make sure the wire from the coil to the distributor is firmly connected. Make sure that the rotor under the distributor cap is in good condition. While the cap is off, make sure the...
On a 2001 Ford E-150 :    The gasoline engine choices from the factory were :    4.2 liter V6 / 4.6 and 5.4 liter V8
    It's in the hood second from the front of the bus.
Depends on how much is in there, if just a little, put some rubbing alcohol in there and it will remove it as you drive, or you can try a siphon. if you really stuck a garden hose in there, i would take the fuel filter off and turn the key forward and let the fuel pump all the water out till you get...
== Answer ==   I found a book at my local library called 'Chilton's Repair & Tune-up Guide American Motors 1975-82 and it has a list on trouble codes and a general description of what might be the problem on page 139-140. 32 different codes are listed.   == ! ==   The AMC eagle doesn't...
The E350 is an Ecnoline van, The f350 is a Truck
The best source for a wiring diagram is a good repair manual. There  are repair manuals for your vehicle sold at most auto parts stores.
According to the 2002 Ford E-350 7.3L DIESEL supplement :    With engine oil filter change :    ( 14.2 litres / 15.0 U.S. quarts )
Astro mileage   My 1996 Astro AWD 6 cyl gets about 9.5 in the city and 13-15 on the highway. Pretty bad! It has new feet so maybe mileage will improve. You should get 20+ mpg on the high-way(50mph,80kph). If not then its probably the winter gas which always results in 10-15% lower mileage....
On my 97 ford e150 and my 01 the rear glass bolts on ,lube with wd to remove the nuts from the inside
the library has chilton repair manuals,i just copy the page,pages that i need for .10 cents a copy
Think twice before attempting this yourself. I have a 1989 E350 as the chassis for a Telstar RV. It appears the steering pump has never been changed and now I know why. Today is my 4th full day of work trying to get the old pump out. It took 2 days just to get the pulley off the old pump, and the...
It could be a number of things. bad spark plugs, wires,fuel filter,fuel pump,fuel pressure regulator, engine control box, that's why you buy a good book and test to confirm what is bad and then change parts. You'll need a fuel pressure test guage a multi meter.
  I'm assuming no start? The vehicle needs spark & fuel to run so check for both.   Start by going back through the ignition system if you have no spark.   Ignition modules are a common area of failure   If no fuel getting to engine go back through the fuel system to see.  ...
if this is a c-class motorhome then you have several. For engine and towing controls there are two; one under the hood, and one under the dash (usually driver side). For the coach itself, try looking inside the coach in the area near where the plug for your camper is located.
The Fuel rail is on top of the manifold with a crossover tube at the back of the engine. It may appear to be chrome.
the starter motor on just about any engine is very close to the crankshaft. the easiest way to find it is to follow the wires of the ignition system (usually yellow, sometimes black, it depends) the ignition system is directly connected to the starter.
I don't know if this helps, but I have a 2002 Ford 350 mini-bus (Dial-A-Ride transit bus), with a 7.3 turbo diesel. I just drove from NY to Michigan at 70 mph+ and got 21 mpg. 998 miles and 47 gallons of diesel. I also picked up 25 55-gallon barrels in Ft. Wayne, IN (they all fit!!!) and ALSO a 1971...
I believe it is 4.3 psi
It's in the Roadside Emergencies section of the owners manual.  Check out  http://vehicleownersmanuals.blogspot.com/2009/09/ford-econoline-e-150-e-250-e-350-owners.html  to download it for free
sensors rarely go out i'd try first check brake fluid top it off this can cause brake light to come on if full check your brake pads and rotors you got to take your tires off any rust will set off the brake light inside your truck if they are fine then you should get your ball joints and tie rod...
Fuse # 23 is a 20 amp fuse for the Data Link Connector and cigarette lighter
My 1987 E-350 holds 5.5 qts of moter oil in the pan.
Passenger side upper right hand corner. Open the hood and you will see the two hoses in the upper right hand corner of the fire wall that connect to it.
I have a 48 Gallon tank behind the axle on my 1987 cutaway/ Moterhome. It measures 34x24x13 . This is on a E-350.
  == Answer ==   balance or broken ply in the tire
    == Answer ==       ok not sure if this is it or not but on the v8 its 15436278 hope this is it and that it helps     There is a mistake in the first answer.   Firing order for V-8 Ford E-350 engines:   1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 counterclockwise 7.5 L engine   1-3-7-2-6...
Im having this same problem my self. I am not an expert, but i think there is one fuse box on the drivers side of the van underneath the hood labeled power distribution box and another one above the break peddle. I hope this helps :-)
On a Ford E-350 , 5.4 liter V8 engine :    4 - 8    3 - 7    2 - 6    1 - 5    front of vehicle    --------------------------------------------------------------------------    Also it has the Coil On Plug ( C.O.P. ignition system with ( 8 )  individual coils  ...
  == Answer ==   Check the Relays in the Power Control Box in the engine compartment   They may be corroded or bad   If the box is uncovered it will be filled with dirt which will cause lots of problems
Mine is under the glove box. Look hard. The book says it is elsewhere. Its called an inertia switch.
1991 e 350 diesel 7.3 has 190 hp
under the glove box. Inertia switch.
  == Answer ==   first see if you can access the trunk by removing the back of the rear seat. other than that, a locksmith will access it without causing any damage    you may also be able to purchase new key thru dealer by supplying your vin number 
For the Ford 460 cubic inch / 7.5 liter V8 engine :    The firing order is ( 1 - 5 - 4 - 2 - 6 - 3 - 7 - 8 )    The distributor rotor turns COUNTERCLOCKWISE ( looking from the top  )    The marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces towards the  REAR    The engine...
\nerm? bracket? huh? the intake and carb require gaskets, and those can be obtained from any auto parts store
 The neutral safety switch is located on the transmission shift  lever. Its held onto the transmission case by 2 bolts in slotted  holes.   You will need to remove the kick down lever.   The switch will slip off the shift lever with just a little pry if  dirty.   Replace the switch...
Sell your Ford junk its not the only problem you will have.
one location of map sensor on some pontisome Pontiac Bonneville,s map sensors are located in the vicinity of the pcv--valve, over top of it , depends on year.
  == Answer ==     Back-off the lock-nut, turn the bolt in (clockwise) about 1/4 turn, then tighten the lock nut again. Test the steering. Repeat if necessary. If overtightening results in hard steering (even slightly) then back-off the screw a little.
In a 2004 Ford E-350 :    If you have the 4.6 or 5.4 liter GASOLINE , V8 engine :    4 - 8    3 - 7    2 - 6    1 - 5    front of vehicle
You'll probably find that the compressor is cycling on (cool air) and off (warm air}Probably low on gas.You may need to replace the lower pressure switch attached to the dryer unit.
  I have a 1996 E350 motorhome. There is a relay behind the left headlight that connects the house battery to the charging system when the ignition is turned on. Look for such a relay in your unit and check it for proper operation.
Drain, remove upper/lower hoses, fan & shroud. Remove top mount plate (if applicable) Lift straight up.
  follow the brake lines out of your master cylinder. your master cylinder is located right in front of yhe drivers seat under the hood. if you follow the lines you will find a valve it my be a combination valve and the metering valve is built in.
  on the left side under the dash!
DTC (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE) P0306 IS CYLINDER #6 MISFIRE,  MEANING THAT CYLINDER IS NOT RUNNING, EITHER IT BE BECAUSE OF AN  IGNITION FAILURE OR FUEL (FAULTY INJECTOR) OR A VACCUM LEAK AT THAT  CYLINDER    =========================================================    Just adding to the...
After about 30 minutes of not running.
Not positive but logically speaking the dash odometer is at one end and the gear or senor in the trans is at the other. Replacing the gear in the trans, if it's gear driven, is just replacing the gear assembly by unbolting it from the trans and disconnecting the cable from that assembly. Check the...
Trace your hoses it should be in the center of the firewall way up under the wireing harness there is a steel line with the port right in the middle.