Both engines are great, which one is actually better can only be answered by asking what you intend to do with it. It always felt like it had a lot of power because it would jump when off the line after I hit the accelerator but I really had to keep the pedal on the floor to keep it moving. Heavy objects like golf clubs or bags of sand make the engine burn more fuel to haul them around. Local Ford dealer is reluctant to work on engine because they have no idea what the problem is and the cost to repair. What, did your cap-lock key get stuck or something? As such, the big mill was found in ¾ and 1-ton pickups, medium-duty vans, van cutaways, and chassis cabs. I know this truck will go another 100,000 miles with out anymore problems. However, a 2005 test vehicle evaluated by Consumer Guide returned just 10.
I owned it until 2010, had 131K miles, well maintained, sold it, and now the 2nd owner wants to sell it due to his health issues, It presently has 210,411 miles on engine, most of his driving were all highway miles, and rarely driven much in Indiana winters but put in his barn. And consider the power inroads Ford had made with the 5. Then watch the check engine light blink, and count the blinks. As Ford has classified these manifolds as a wear item, an aftermarket unit with an aluminum coolant passage was installed. These calculations have been made on trips to Florida from Georgia. Follow this simple picture, then look at the codes list below: The connector is under your hood by your driver side hood hinge.
Just have there issues just like anything mechanical. The engine cylinders are numbered 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 from front to back on the. Otherwise, it is a better motor than the earlier ones. If it's anything older than 96 it's obd1 no doubt, obd2 compatible throughout certain years with an adapter of some sort. Slide tool around male end on filter and slide into compression fitting, squeeze and push towards fitting to remove. Fortunately the author has not encountered this on any of the 4. For a Ford 460 engine the passenger side cylinder bank carries cylinders 1,2,3,4 with 1 being the front most cylinder, the drivers side bank carries 5,6,7,8 with 5 being the front.
Why was their no room growth in displacement? Tell us what they are, and we'll help you fix them until they are gone. Each of my children has learned how to check and add oil. First one lasted over 170, 000 miles. I bet few people here know that. Any experiences by the commentators on this or any other challenge described is welcomed.
Even the transmission and rear end have survived amazingly. It is still not unusual in this part of the United States to find cars powered by early versions of the 4. I suspect even if the bore spacing of these engines were wider the 4. What do you think, and be upfront? For one, it'll be cheaper than the 6. The 93 had a very aggressive throttle tip-in, so maybe this was on purpose to disguise a shortage of torque on the very low end.
If I use 89 octane fuel I will get about 8. This picture shows a failure along the front of the manifold; various sources will show various locations of failure. Maybe not for a Town Car. He changed the oil every 10,000 miles, never flushed the transmission, and once went 50,000 miles between oil changes. Mercury Cougar 78 8 5. This repair does pose a higher degree of complexity than a similar repair on an overhead valve engine. In the interest of full disclosure, this author owns or has owned four vehicles powered by the 4.
The Coyote is square as well, even though a 3. As indicated above, I have the head and 2 piece plug combination mentioned above. The check engin light goes on after you drive about 5 miles but the it shuts off when the truck shuts off? The faster you drive the more energy the engine needs to produce to move this heavy vehicle. Starting at 200K, I have had a few coil pack issues and recently a plug that quit sparking. Anybody ever run into that problem, or was this just one of those days at the dealership? I do need to replace the front shocks but the air ride rear suspension works like a charm. It has almost no rust and looks very good.
Had it on the autobahn in Germany and put the pedal down on an early Sunday morning. Then there's serviceability—in a number of ways, the 7. My next chunk of cash goes to the Japs. Mercury Monarch 77 8 5. I have no engine lights on so all is running good I guess. Good luck keeping yours on the road! The source of the problem is a unique plug design that is made with a 2-piece shell, which often separates, leaving the lower portion of the spark plug stuck deep in the engine.
The 93 that I sold to my buddy is at over 280K and while his is leaking some from the front seal it uses about the same amount of oil as mine. On a couple occasions it stop all together, but after I turned to key off it started back up and run fine. My mechanic told me he does have the special tool to remove broken plugs in the 5. A number of guys here have done this swap, ask for some opinions. For equal brake pull down. Ford Therefore, when Ford chases increased fuel economy for a truck like the Super Duty, it's just to improve real-world results.
Reliabilty was my main concern, and with the well known issues the 5. Parts aren't very expensive either since there are so many of them it was in production from 68' to 96'. And if you're wondering if it'll fit in a Mustang, Beltramo told us it's actually shorter in height and narrower than a Coyote V-8, but quite a bit longer thanks to much increased bore centers. . Did a fast and furious imitation. I was reminded to respect the V8. I grew up with Fords and have not bought another.