Asked by: Petri Pensold
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st June, 2020

How do you change a ignition coil on a Ford F 150?

Here is how to change the coil on your Ford F-150 or Super Duty.

  1. Step 1 - Remove the fuel rails.
  2. Step 2 - Remove the bolts and electrical connectors.
  3. Step 3 - Twist the coil from the plug.
  4. Step 4 - Replace the coil pack.
  5. Step 5 - Tighten the coils.
  6. Step 6 - Return the fuel rails to original position.

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Regarding this, how much does it cost to replace a coil pack on a Ford f150?

The average cost for a Ford F-150 ignition coil replacement is between $898 and $1,275. Labor costs are estimated between $121 and $153 while parts are priced between $777 and $1122. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

One may also ask, what does a bad ignition coil look like? Faulty coils may cause the vehicle to experience misfires, a rough idle, a loss in power and acceleration, and a reduction in gas mileage. In some cases the performance issues may even result in the vehicle stalling.

Secondly, how do you change a ignition coil?


  1. Disconnect the negative terminal on your battery.
  2. Locate the ignition coil that needs to be replaced.
  3. Label the cables running into the coil, if there are more than one.
  4. Disconnect each cable leading into the coil.
  5. Tuck the ignition cables to the side.
  6. Release the clip on the plug running into the side of the coil.

How do I know if my f150 coil pack is bad?

Here are the most common symptoms of bad coil packs:

  1. Service Engine Soon Light. The check engine light is one of the most common symptoms of bad Coil Packs.
  2. Acceleration isn't Normal. As you hit your F150's gas pedal, the fuel and ignition systems respond.
  3. Fuel Economy.
  4. Misfire.
  5. Rough Idling.

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