I too believe that they have covered up this problem by a re-design that corrected the design flaw in later vehicles. If I'm not mistaking, the 3. On some models you have to allow a little extra access on the top side of your trans. On a slightly larger scale, an aftermarket brings in a great deal of oxygen to the engine bay while ensuring that nothing but cool, clean air reaches the motor. Mechanic reported this as a known problem with this model of Ford truck. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where they advised that the spark plugs would need to be threaded and coiled.
I, like many others, never received any type of notice concerning this situation. Whether it be via a new filter or a cold air intake, by providing the F-150 engine with more air, your motor will notice modest gains in both horsepower and torque, in addition to the improvements in fuel economy. I think Ford needs to do a recall on these engines, or refund us our money back on the purchase price. I never received such notification, although I have, in fact received information for other recalls. The spark plug firing order for the 5. A friend of mine warned me about these engines, he had to have his replaced 3 times within 3 years. Consumer did report this to Ford.
A few weeks ago I noticed a slight hesitation upon starting my engine. No indication of problem before hand. A private mechanic informed the contact the cracks were due to the weight of the door. From a cold start one morning heard loud knocking sound from engine. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Dipstick in rear of block. .
If you dont have enough clearance you just have to remove your drive axles if it is 4 wheel drive, and remove linkages,wire conn … ections,slave cylinder,and cross member and allow trans to drop down a little bit while attached to engine to access top bell bolts then drop out whole transmission. One coil on each cylinder. No smog, no valley pan gasket. Replace your faulty component with a premium Ford F-150 engine from AutoZone today. The truck started up, then I heard the slight hesitation and all of sudden I heard a loud bang followed by a loud noise coming from the engine.
Plugs were replaced 15000 miles ago. Searching the internet found similar problems with other Ford 150S' with premature blown head gaskets. He informed me that my engine had hydro-locked. The truck continued to run fine, once started, but continued with the slight hesitation when starting the engine for about a week. We are asking that your Agency take action to help initiate a class-action suit or some how force Ford to pay for these repairs. You can even order online from AutoZone today. The cruise control switch was not disconnected in the vehicle and was in working order.
Luck would have it, there were no other vehicles near me. The vehicle was parked for 2 hours prior to the fire. Since the coolant level has always been maintained, that leaves the other two possibilities. Add to that, the fact that each spark plug is covered individually by a coil that is held down with a very tiny screw that is very difficult to access due to the fuel rails, wiring harnesses, and hoses, and you have a very time consuming, tedious, and difficult adventure ahead of you. When 1 went the engine immediately began running extremely rough and my speed drastically decreased. In addition, I am informed that Ford Motor Company is not doing anything to rectify this matter with customers.
With its best-in-class fuel economy and excellent tow capacity, your Ford F-150 is a beast on the road. The contact had the vehicle towed to westerly tire, and they informed the contact that the engine seized. Purchased a re-manufactured engine at approx 125,000 miles on old engine. With roller cam, Smog Holes in Rear of Heads. The truck at the time was running fine, no noises from the engine and no smoke from the tailpipe. In short, the benefits in which aftermarket Ford F-150 engine upgrades offer are seemingly endless. Unlike a truck or a car, where you raise the hood and expose most of the engine, a full size van body covers most of the engine.
I had to pay to repair a problem that Ford obviously knew existed. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. The insurance company stated that the vehicle was a total loss and was towed. Dipstick in pan or in block in front of oil filter. My wife drove it to work, it ran fine. I was just driving at 45mph and the number 8 spark plug blew out of the head of my truck.