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post #1 of 4 Old 01-05-2009, 06:31 PM Thread Starter
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Lightbulb Bought 2002 F-250 ... list of issues ... requesting comments.

I recently purchased the 2002 listed in my signature. It has a number of small issues that I've noticed and would like any comments on any of those I list. Thanks!

1. Turning the wheel produces a slight feeling of friction along with the sound associated (possibly metal on metal). It is not continuous throughout turning but begins and ends multiple times throughout the travel. Possible equal length rubbing periods. Pronounced when turning the wheel CCW.

2. Smell of diesel becomes strong when stationary. Presumably due to fuel leak. My 2000 had one which was repaired by replacing o-rings on the fuel bowl. Any other likely sources?

3. On drivers side electric window, continuous down button position only drives window down when button is pressed.

4. On drivers side electric window, window drives in very slowly at bottom of travel.

5. Electric mirror control fails to operate in most directions of adjustment.

6. Column shift lever is very loose in front/back motion and slightly loose in direction of normal operation. Shift indicator slightly off alignment.

7. Some random vibrating racket coming from the direction of passenger side suicide door.

If anybody has any "insider information" on any of those issues please let me know! While I will dig into them in detail, it would help a lot to know any information better than "replace the associated parts" going into it! Thanks again!

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Ok well on ur window only going down i'd say one of you switches are bad. I just had the same problem and to make your passenger side window to work both switches have to be working. If thats not what you ment sry.

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Answer to #1 Check for dry or worn Ball joint or tie rod end, #2 Fuel bowl drain orings, or fuel bowl cap seal leaking or cap loose, #7 Plastic sheet on inside of interior panel, between panel and door may be loose.

Hope these help.

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#4 - Mine does the same thing. I have not dug into it but I am assuming the track needs to be greased..

#5 - does this happen on both mirrors. If so I'd think the switch is bad.

#6 - possible you have a loose bolt on the column. There are 2 bolts that bolt the shift mechanism to the column. you can drop the column (four nuts and it drops down) and check the 2 bolts at the end of the shift tube (or whatever you would like to call it) to make sure both are tight, or still there. One goes in from the steering wheel side, and one goes in from the firewall side.

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