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06ford f150 truck running think mac tring to rip me off

The truck runs any speed intill it warms up then it knocks and wants to shut down as long as its cold it runs normal he says i need a new engine i think it could be maybe the head gasket or the oil cooler or the oil pump any suggestings i would like not to spend $5000

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  • DEREK1234 Jun 19, 2008

    NO THE OIL LOOKS NORMAL NO WATER OR MILKY ON THE DIP STICK BUT RECENTLY I HAVE NOTICED THAT SOMETHING LEAKS OUT ON THE DRIVERS SIDE IN FRONT OF THE WHEEL BY THE RAD

  • DEREK1234 Jun 20, 2008

    i checked and yes its coolant from a hose no im not loosing any other fluids the truck idols high when you start it then runs normal but that didn't start till the mac changed the intake

  • SLAYER SLY May 11, 2010

    is it coolant that is leaking out or what is it if ther is no milky substance then u should not have a failed head gasket are u loosing any fluids

  • SLAYER SLY May 11, 2010

    do u have water in ur oil or a milky substance on ur dip stick

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Take it back to him either the intake gasket is tore and sucking air or he left something unplugged or even the possibilty of the intake being cracked try to trace down ur coolant leak and get it repaired a.s.a.p.

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STOP DRIVING IT UNTIL YOU DETERMINE WHERE THE PROBLEM IS!

If the oil pressure dropped and then the knocking started very shortly after that, your engine is receiving NO lubrication or cooling from the circulation of the oil.
Your engine will seize and cost a ton more than it must if you continue to drive it.

What you are hearing is most likely rod bearings and the rattle comes when they no longer have a cushion of oil to keep the metal parts from hammering each other.

Either you have a catastrophic oil leak and have lost most of your oil or your oil pump has failed - the latter is very unusual in a truck only a couple of years old unless it is high mileage already - 100,000 miles/160,000 km or more.

If you are not famliar enough to know NOT to drive it, you won't be repairing that yourself either.

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