Why does my Ford truck keep losing power?
However, this is a process built into Ford trucks that runs to rid the extra particles in the exhaust system, and is an emission related recycling process. It can occur almost anytime between 100 and 600 miles of driving the truck. This is not something that requires repair. However, the filter will likely need to be changed around 120k miles.
When do I get a reduced engine power warning?
The nice thing about this type of system is that it can be even more instant than an actual hard connection by a cable. The bad thing is, when there is a problem in any part of this system, it can render the vehicle literally un-driveable and you will get a check engine light and reduced engine power warning.
What to do if you lose power while driving?
The wrench pop up, the air temperature was mid 90’s. Pull over fill-up the tank and re-start. The wrench still there. Turn the truck around, let it cool down. Around 4:30PM start driving to WI. The whole trip the truck ran very restricted with how fast you can go. The trip ended up taking over 2 hrs longer and no cruise.
When does Ford F-150 lose power while driving?
Around 4:30PM start driving to WI. The whole trip the truck ran very restricted with how fast you can go. The trip ended up taking over 2 hrs longer and no cruise. This is the known issued from FORD ECOBOOST.
What causes a car to lose power after 70K miles?
The MAF (Mass Air Flow) Sensor. A bad or going-bad MAF can cause the loss of power. These are usually good to 70K miles. A bad MAF sensor might produce a sudden reduction in car power, but the normal failure mode is a gradual loss of power over weeks.
What does it mean when your car says reduced power?
In most cases, the Engine Power Reduced warning indicates that your car’s performance has been intentionally limited. “Reduced Engine Power” Message Your car’s primary computer, often known as the powertrain control module (PCM), triggers Reduced Power Mode when it detects a system failure.