Clean and inspect the mating surfaces. This includes 2 intake and 1 exhaust valve per cylinder. Torque - dependent on the same factors … as horsepower is. Sometimes the coil boot will seize to the plug, and stay in the hole, while the coil assembly comes apart. Remove the three oil pump screen and cover bolts, then remove the screen and cover. Beginning in 2004, the F-series changed to a 3 valve setup, followed 1 year later by the Expedition and Lincoln Navigator. It seems that problems with the ignition system did affect all versions at one point in time.
Failure of the Fuel Pump Driver Module This problem is typical for the Ford F-150 with a 5. You can hear a lot of knocking noises on acceleration, cold startup, or when you let off the throttle. This noise usually points to a damaged, failed, or destroyed cam phaser which would affect almost all other moving pieces in the engine The only reasonable solution is replacement with an all-new unit. In not so many words, the question can't be answered with anyaccuracy as is. Install the oil screen and cover, then install the three oil pump screen and cover bolts.
From what we've found o … ut, its easier and costs less to just take it to the dealership and pay the 200 bucks because if they mess it up, then they dont charge to take it out. The loosened timing chain will rattle like mad and damage plastic timing chain guides. If you rip the boot, new boots are available without purchasing the whole coil assembly at the dealer inexpensively. They're gonna charge 1300 to remove the head and 30 an hour for labor if their special tool which they charge you 200 to use whether it comes out or not doesn't work. F-150 4×2 V-8 models can be ordered with Traction Assist to improve acceleration and stability on slippery surfaces. The F-150 offers numerous trim levels, engine choices and bed and cab lengths. The boot can be placed back over the coil spring with no problem.
A look at the Fair Purchase Price shows the typical transaction price being paid for the F-150 in your area, so be sure to give it a look before you set out to buy. A chrome bug shield and chrome slip-on exhaust tip are two new factory-ordered accessories available on all models, in addition to a marine carpet bed rug. By the time the F-series stopped using this engine, it was using a 3 valve design instead. What to look for when buying a 2004-2008 Ford F150 5. Determined to keep the F-150 America's best selling pickup, Ford continues to offer a dizzying array of configurations a total of 60 in all as well as a new 5. This engine comes with a bore of 3.
These plastic pieces can become fully detached from metal surfaces over time thus enabling metal-to-metal contact of the timing chain and metal carriers guides were attached to. Those who like to have as much fresh air in the cabin as possible will appreciate the SuperCab's optional rear roll-down windows, a first in this segment. It was introduced in 1997 and used in F-series through 2010, and it is still available in the E-series vans. Ignition System Issues My research included all versions of the 5. Office Address: AutoWise, 809 N 30th St. Remove that bolt, and use a twisting motion to remve the coil up and out of the spark plug hole.
The bold front end conveys strength with quad-circle-styled headlamps, designed in clusters, and incorporates a wrap-around fascia treatment that communicates refined sophistication and precision. While it is not an overly powerful engine, the 5. Tighten the bolts near the oil pick up screen to 15-22 ft. As noted above, rattles, strange sounds, and a rough engine start are the most common symptoms for timing chain, tensioner, or cam phaser problems. It delivers 300 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 365 pound-feet of torque at 3,750 rpm.
The combination of these features makes these the best-handling, best-riding F-150s to ever leave a Ford factory. It is your responsibility to evaluate your own safety and physical condition, or that of your clients, and to independently determine whether to perform, use or adapt any of the information or content in this video. Remove the four oil … pump mounting bolts, then remove the oil pump from the engine. Oil Pan Gasket Leak The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak on the Ford 5. Three different instrument cluster designs give each series a distinctive look. In that case, use a pair of needle nose pliers to grab hold of the top of the rubber coil boot, and use a twisting motion to break it free from the plug.
Over time, vibrations, salt, and water do irreparable damage to the casing and dirt enters the driver module causing short circuits and making permanent damage to the smart junction box. Install the oil screen and cover spacer to 15-22 ft. Inside, F-150 boasts passenger comfort and head-turning style. All models feature an upscale two-tone instrument panel. Bear in mind that cam phasers are part of the Variable Valve Timing system which is an important component of the 5.
Ford admitted the issue and even offered a solution with Lock-N-Stitch thread inserts in the head. The fully boxed frame with hydroformed front rails is the strongest in its class and reduces shake and shudder on rough roads. Although this engine has some issues, as most engines do, they have mostly been resolved, and the overall consensus is that this is a highly reliable engine. The dash and interior design on the base models look good enough, but the addition of leather, wood, chrome and center console-mounted shifter found on the high-end models combine to raise the bar on the plush pickup concept. Horsepower - factors include the fuel type e.
Failure of the fuel pump driver module usually cuts off the petrol feed to the engine which, of course, causes the engine to turn off, thus cutting power to all essential systems. . Safety and Security The strong hydroformed front frame rails are built to help manage crash forces. The F-150's interior is as close to car-like as you'll find in any pickup. My husband did on ours and now one is broke off inside it and we have to take the head off and all kinds of crazy stuff that's gonna cost a lot of money. The year is not mentioned and if you wanted it in quarts or liters so ,. The F-150 offers the industry-first modular overhead rail system that allows owners to customize interior storage options to suit their individual needs.