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1997 ford e-150
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It could be carbon deposits on valve seats keeping valves from totally closing. You can try getting you a can of motorcraft PM3 top end engine cleaner and get engine up to operating temp then remove one of the small vacuum lines from the intake and draw the contents of the can slowly into the engine.After you have drawn in the contents shut engine off and let it soak for about 45 minutes then crank it back up and let it run until it clears. Now it will smoke like a forrest fire while you are doing this so don't be alarmed,just tell the neighbors you are spraying for mosqitos.This may cure the problem. If not you may be looking at a valve job.
This can be verified with a compression test if this is what is causing it.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
SOURCE: antifreeze for a ford 150 1997
Go to the parts store and get a good quality antifreeze like Peak. Do not get the premix. For most areas the recomended mixtuer is 50/50 antifreeze to water.
Posted on Jul 08, 2009
Select your Engine for Ford Pick-Ups/Expedition/Navigator 1997-2000...
Ford 4.2L Engine Firing order: 1-4-2-5-3-6 Distributorless ignition system
Ford 4.6L Engine Firing order: 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 Distributorless ignition system
Ford 5.4L Engine Firing order: 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 Distributorless ignition system (one coil on each cylinder)
Ford 5.8L Engine Firing order: 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 Distributor rotation: Counterclockwise
Ford 6.8L Engine Firing order: 1-6-5-10-2-7-3-8-4-9 Distributorless ignition system (one coil on each cylinder)
7.3L Diesel engine injection order: 1-2-7-3-4-5-6-8
Ford 7.5L Engine Firing order: 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 Distributor rotation: Counterclockwise
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Posted on Sep 14, 2009
Cylinder heat bolt torque:
Torque sequence --------- front | 7 3 1 5 | | 8 4 2 6 | --------- Step 1: Torque all bolts in sequence to 14 Ft/Lbs Step 2: Torque all bolts in sequence to 29 Ft/Lbs Step 3: Torque all bolts in sequence to 36 Ft/Lbs Step 4: in the sequence, loosen the cylinder head bolts three turns. Step 5: Tighten short bolt to 15 - 32 Ft/Lbs Step 6: Tighten long bolt to 30 - 36 Ft/Lbs Step 7: Tighten all bolt to 175- 185 degree note: Do not loosen all of the cylinder head bolts at one time. Each cylinder head bolt must be loosened and the final tightening prior on the next bolt in the sequence.
Main bearing torque:
Torque sequence: Step 1: torque bolts to 91 Ft/Lbs with the exception of the rear main bearing cap Step 2: torque rear main bearing cap bolts to 88 Ft/Lbs Step 3: torque brace bolts to 40 Ft/Lbs
Connecting rod torque:
Torque sequence Step 1: Torque to 29 Ft/Lbs Step 2: Turn an additional 90 degrees
Posted on May 18, 2010
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