Com for a list of thousands of individuals who have suffered because of Ford's design flaw. Luckily it happened as I pulled into my driveway, and I was able to shut it down before it caught fire. If so, how much weight? This includes 2 intake and 1 exhaust valve per cylinder. The valvetrain for this engine did vary over time, although all engines used overhead cam technology. In some applications this engine was paired with a Supercharger for some real power, 550 hp. The original offering in 1997 was with a 2 valve design. Are you planning on towing with it? That engine probably wont have much power with such a large truck will it.
And eventually someone will die, if they haven't already. If you answered yes to any of those questions then again I'll say you better pass on that truck. There are thousands of very satisfied 5. My oil pan is rotting through and beginning to leak. Before opening a plastic radiator petcock, spray it with some penetrating lubricant. If you are talking about the vacume lines that go behind the battery near the fender then yes.
It is a crewcab long bed. Also it is the 2001 4x4 offroad package. A fire report was not filed. I shut the truck off and investigated a little bit,. My truck has the 5. The contact was advised to call the Ford manufacturer.
. Apparently all attempts at a recall and class action law suit have been met with relative disregard. I have been told that they have known about tit for quit some time and haven't been forced to fix the problem so they probably wont send out a recall for this. Speaking of needs, what are your needs? It also broke both coils on those cylinders. If nothing else we'll find an '01 on a used lot somewhere and look. Are you going to be racing this truck? For diesel engines, the book time is 11.
Sounds like you've already made up your mind. We can probably also get a schematic from the Ford garage. It is a crewcab long bed. That engine probably wont have much power with such a large truck will it. I compared it to an older Expidition and that approach didn't solve my problem. Ford seems to blame incorrect torquing of the spark plugs, but most people blame a poor design in the small quantity of threads holding the spark plug. What can b e done to fix this problem!!!.
It will be bolted to the side of the throttle plate housing. I did drive a 02 ex cab 4x4 f-250 with a six speed manual and 4. The problem is due to lack of threads in the aluminum heads only four theads , and has resulted in several fires and extensive property damage. When the oil pan is rusted through, patching might not last. Engines For Sale — Live Auction Listings.
I pulled over and shut the truck off immediately,. Truck has 74,000 miles and the repair isn't covered by Ford. Why start insulting the truck without even knowing much about it? Leaving fumes and gas to ignite if driven, or owner stranded. Perhaps doing so will give him an indication what isn't hooked up. Researching online, it appears that this is common issue with this motor.
Should be a safety recall. The failure and current mileage was 170,000. The contact stated the vehicle was parked in front of his residence and caught on fire. I was driving approximately 15 mph and the spark plug blew out. Later, a 3 valve version was introduced as well to some Australian applications as well as being made available in F-series trucks, the Expedition, and the Lincoln Navigator. Of course, I could not drive the truck anywhere so my 10 year old son and I had to wait for an hour for a tow truck. The engine started to miss violently.