He contacted me a while back to see if I could be interested in it as he remembered how much I liked the now old 97. Not only is this issue very costly to the consumer and the environment it is also an arduous process to be repaired even by someone that is mechanically inclined. I think it has been well worth every penny and has no leaks or rust and I live in Corpus Christi, Texas. They are pretty good engines. In trucks, Ford markets the modular engine as the Triton.
By the way get the best sparks plug for your money double or triple platinum. While driving it, the 5. While attempting to start the vehicle, the engine turned over but did not start. Ford has serviced the motor ever since. I am planning on keeping this one as long as I can. The more heavily abused cop cars with high mileage seem to have the most issues and the youth owned Mustangs.
If the shell does break free then there are tools to remove it relatively quickly. As mentioned for the Mustang, this power plant was not readily met with enthusiasm by the performance crowd. A properly shifted and geared 351 in my 94 Club Wagon was a real torquemonster. We have a service truck at work with only 160k on it and it has shot out 8 of the 10 already. You can acquire this amazing pic to your laptop, mini netbook or desktop pc. Wikipedia reports the use of the 4. Doing research we have noted that this is a common problem with the 2009 F150 5.
Diy Thermostat Replacement Ford 4. Geez; in the old days, medium sized trucks used six cylinders smaller than that, with half the hp. Coupled with the base engine, a two-valve-per-cylinder 4. My next chunk of cash goes to the Japs. I change my spark plug wires one at a time matching the lengths of the old wires to the new one as close as possible and unplugging and replugging as … I go.
The spark plugs are interesting, waaaaay down in a deep little well. With a smaller displacement, these engines offer more power and the smoothness to meet demands of the company's top-line Lincoln Town Car. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired by the dealer. Good power, very solid and decent. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the vehicle had carbon build up. Only work under the hood past the 135,000 mile mark was replacing both coil packs. But this was the design choice made by the Ford engineers and it just goes with the territory.
I got my second from Rock Auto, hope that it lasts awhile. Maybe not for a Town Car. Previous owner towed a sprint car with it for a couple of years, but you would never know. While the intent of this article is to focus on the 2 valve version of the 4. Agreed on the Cobra, those things in 2003 were the equivalent of Hellcats today. Did a fast and furious imitation. .
That was the final verdict on the car. The man brought him a 5. There are two bolts and one plug. The Coyote is square as well, even though a 3. Reply to , , or call me 260-222-1158, and thanks. Does it remain the same or behaves poorly? Starting at 200K, I have had a few coil pack issues and recently a plug that quit sparking. The firing order for a 4.
I am surprised at the difference in the torque numbers, as the newer car always felt much stronger even off the line. Anybody ever run into that problem, or was this just one of those days at the dealership? Looking back at your codes, please note that the cylinders that are setting the misfire codes are paired cylinders. Five minutes later we restarted the vehicle and the engine performed normally. Good luck keeping yours on the road! None of them terribly serious on its own, but in concert, they made the car a Class-A beater. We hope this article can help in finding the information you need. He finally donated it to Teen Challenge he said. The failure mileage was 100,000.
And by the way, the early 221, 260, and 289 engines were actually made in cleveland, not windsor. The intakes are different on the 2002 up motors. As indicated above, I have the head and 2 piece plug combination mentioned above. Ford has no recall and will do nothing! My 2006 F150 has the 5. Now almost 15 years have passed! It has never needed any oil added between changes. It still ran well but rust from daily city driving was getting to it.
And consider the power inroads Ford had made with the 5. Brakes replaced and air manifold, and water pump. Reliability seems to be good though. In return, they offered next to no improvement in power or fuel mileage. In the end, my 1963 Mercury, 1967 Mustang, 1972 Chevrolet Pickup and even my 1996 Aerostar have been more cost effective to operate and have outperformed this Crown Victoria due to its poor intake manifold design. I'm no aware of any F150 with a 5. Oh, yes my subwoofer stopped working on the stock Alpine stereo.