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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
it sounds like the head gasket is blown, unfortunately head could also be warped. and yes a garage is going to cost quite a bit
Posted on Sep 01, 2009
looks like there is special sequence to reassemble and tightening, a quick note replace any bolts that have two punch marks.tighten as follows: x x x x x 10 4 2 6 8 x x x x x 7 5 1 3 9 torque all down to 15 ft lbs torque to 30 ft lbs plus 90 degrees. Good luck!
Posted on Sep 18, 2009
Use no sealer or treatment of any kind. To torque the head bolts you must go in a military rotation.Think of it as a spiral starting with one of the center bolts and working your way out to the ends. The torquing should be done in three stages, fist bring them down to 30 foot lbs. then going from the center again, this time in the opposing spiral, bring them down to 60 foot lbs. And lastly, bring them down to the specified tightness in your manual usually around 85-90 foot lbs. On the thrid sequence return to the original spiral direction that you started out with. Good luck, Dana
Posted on Sep 06, 2009
SOURCE: no compression in one cylinder
Timing belt slipped around cam pulley. Take off your timing belt cover and check the position. This would explain misfiring and compression loss. Stretched belt or missing cogs in belt likely culprit.
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
SOURCE: 2004 f150 running on 7 cylinders
IF IT WAS OK BEFORE THE REPAIRS TAKE IT BACK TO THE SHOP.IF A FRIEND(MECHANIC)FIXED IT U NEED TO FIND WITCH CYLINDER IS NOT WORKING. CHECK COMPRESSION FIRST.IF COMPRESSION IS OK SWITCH PLUGS & COIL W/CYLINDER NEXT TO IT.IF THE MISFIRE DOES NOT MOVE THEN DO THE SAME THING W/ AN INJECTOR.THAT SHOULD HELP FIND THE PROBLEM
Posted on May 06, 2009
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