My previous truck was a 2001 F250 with the 5. These did not happen at the same time they were about 12 to 18 months apart. Next remove the air intake tube from the throttle body to the air filter housing. Once the bolt is out, pull up on the coil. I hope to have the video on YouTube by late June 2008. Ford numbers their cylinders differently that others. The vortec heads for a V8 chevy are 1996 and up however there.
Unlike some spark plug jobs, reinstalling the spark plug is just as difficult as uninstalling it. I shut the truck off and investigated a little bit,. Note: It does not guarantee successful removal. The Triton V-8s which include the popular 5. A fire report was not filed. Replacement plugs are a one piece design so it won't happen next time.
I pulled to the side of the road, raised the hood and noticed the spark plug had blown out. The swivel makes it easier to clear the firewall. Parts cannot be returned after they have been installed. These sparkplugs are unique to the Triton V8 and V10 and have an extended electrode and 2-piece construction. Hopefully someone can figure this out for me?? Next you can actually remove the plugs. Make sure the engine is cool.
Had 2 of the coil packs go before 36 K under warrenty , and now out of warrenty but under 50K, one of the cam position sensors has gone bad. The fire department was able to extinguish the fire. Had truck put on scanner at autozone, scanner detected misfires 0n cyl. Cant beat the deal either. What can b e done to fix this problem!!!.
I just answered how to replace them in an expidition, and the answer is the same for the F150. The contact was advised to call the Ford manufacturer. Once it is finger tight, give it a fairly good twist not too much with the socket wrench. These run about sixty U. You should combine several of these methods to determine the best results. Get the right tool for the job. The worst case scenario is pieces of the broken spark plug such as the platinum tip electrode and ceramic fragments can fall down into the cylinder.
I can say that no one has touched the plugs in this truck except for a Ford dealership when the plugs were changed at 75,000 miles. Why has this issue not been addressed by Ford motor company yet,. Once you turn the spark plug, most likely the tip will break off from the rest of the plug and remain down inside of the head while the spark plug will just unscrew like normal. I had the very bad shudder and miss problem with cylinder 4 on my wifes 99 f150 4. I feel that most of these parts are better then the dealership another auto parts stores very happy with the service the people you have working are very courteous and pleasant to talk to I would recommend 1A to all of my friends and my hot rod Club thank you so much and the best part you cant beat the price I will be ordering all my parts from you thank you so much Ignition coil and plugs had just bought a few months ago from a different company but they were filthy like normal never got a bad one from 1aauto I have use them quite a bit on several of my Ford cars over the years they have the best part and normally the best prices to I would recommend to everybody what I love about this product it was cheaper than the local places here in town when I ordered it it was at my house within 4 days the fact that it was no tax and free shipping made it a no-brainer after I installed it my gas mileage got better like it used to be at 16 miles to the gallon I would recommend 1A Auto and I am going to be a repeat customer for whenever I need anything and they got it Im going to order it! Here is a paste of my answer on how to replace the plugs on the Fords. I do not have an engine light coming on so I can't scan for a bad coil. On the Ford Triton engines a separate coil is used for each cylinder.
Don't be surprised if there is rust and junk in them. Do not remove the spark plugs from a hot engine, allow it to cool first. I had to call my brother to haul the truck home since I knew that driving it like that could cause engine problems,. I swapped the coils packs, that didn't help. Will definitely be ordering from 1A Auto agin!! Would tapering the ground electrode shield prevent this problem? Over torquing could occur and damage to the cylinder head threads may result.
Despite the fact that Ford redesigned their heads after 2002 to correct this problem they still refuse any assistance to customers who suffer due to their design flaw. One time I had a ford mustang that had a plug wire touching the block that burnt up. Until I started a search to see if anyone else had this issue I was unaware of the danger of fire. Some of these best practices I learned over the years and they might seem like common sense. If you ignore this it can cause engine damage. If you can't work around these, take it to someone who can. Before I start to replace the spark plugs on any Ford V8 engine with aluminum cylinder heads I soak the plugs down with penetrating oil.