Why does my Ford V10 bog down when accelerating?

I have a Ford F350 with the Ford V10 Triton under the hood. It’s been a great engine so far and provides the power I need, but recently, it feels like it bogs down when I accelerate. Why would my Ford V10 bog down when I hit the gas?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
It’s almost impossible to diagnose an engine issue from afar, but the Ford V10 Triton is known to have a few issues when it comes to acceleration problems. If your Ford V10 bogs down when accelerating, one of these issues is likely:
  • Dirty manifold absolute pressure sensor
  • Clogged catalytic converter
  • Throttle position sensor out of whack
  • Dirty idle air control valve
  • Dirty air filter
The only way to know what’s wrong for sure is to
take your car to the shop
. But if you can clean a few things at your home, you may be able to save a few bucks before you spend a ton on maintenance.
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