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Need a scematic for a 1997 Ford F150 to change head gasket

Blew white smoke last time it started, then no start, no leaks, gas in radiator water, plan to check compression, moving parts, still need a schematic to tear into th engine. 1997 ford F150XL -built in the beginning of the year
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Do your compression test to see which cylinder is low so you know which head to pull (v8). Bet on a blown head gasket. Go to your friendly neighborhood parts store and buy a Haynes manual for your make and model. They're around $30 and if you do your own work, it'll pay for itself ten fold, you won't regret it. It'll have step by step instructions for the whole job including torque specs and schematic drawings and pictures. A weekend job for a novice, day for an expert. Good luck and post your results.

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I have 1997 ford f150 it over heats and it blows water in the over flow tank and temp go's to high i do not know if i have a blowen head gasket would you help me Thank you JOE jmean12000@yahoo.com

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