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2006 F150 XLT SCREW 5.4L About 2 months ago the the vehicle hesitated and the wrench light came on an eventually the MIL light illuminate, busy at work so I drove it for two weeks with the MIL light, eventually the light went out, when I was ready to pull the codes. the vehicle ran fine for about a month now the wrench light cam on and the MIL light came back on pulled code P2135, reset the MIL the vehicle worked fine for about two weeks, now I get the wrench light and hesitation -i tried to correlate this to damp or cool morning weather - no real luck in the correlation - just seems to be in the morning. Questions: 1)Is this the TPS? 2)On earlier model (2004) when the TPS was changed the PCM required reprogramming - is this true for 2006 and later models? 3)Is there a quality aftermarket replacement or should I stick with Motorcraft? 4) What is the part number?

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Check for leaking valve cover gaskets,next to the spark plugs, putting oil near the ign coils. You absolutely have to scan the veh for codes and look at all the sensor values etc. Including putting an oscilloscope on all sensors. The Throttle Position Sensor is a possible and I could go on. Now,do not throw parts at it. Never replace anything just because of a code that is set. Codes do not mean a bad part, just an out of range sensor etc over a number of drive cycles. You have to spend lots of time and if you do not have the up to date knowledge on todays veh systems your done before you start. Don't mean to be hurtful but very few people can solve these issues including half the auto repair industry because there is no training for the most part and no one understands basic electricity or electronics. Todays vehicle are not just mechanical alone as back in the 1960's

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SOURCE: Hi guys: I have 2000 Ford Expedition 5.4 4WD XLT.

Okay, when you changed the Number 2 plug, did you also change the wire? Have you checked the Injector seat for a leak? Do this by spraying Choke cleaner on it while engine is running to see affect on RPM.

Check for Intake gasket for leaks. Clean the MAF sensor with safe Electric cleaner. If still no help, on some Fords there was a groove under the Airhorn gasket that needed periodic cleaning. Its 8 bolts and a $10 gasket.

Put on a pressure gauge at Injector rail and see if fuel pressure drops on acceleration. You can do a cylinder balance test Electronically and see if compression is a problem. Code 302 is a misfire on the #2 cylinder.

Would like to know outcome and if this is the DOHC engine with Cam Phasers.

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