This noise usually points to a damaged, failed, or destroyed cam phaser which would affect almost all other moving pieces in the engine The only reasonable solution is replacement with an all-new unit. I knew that I wouldn't be happy with the stripped down version. They talk about longevity yet know of no failures or major problems with any high mileage eco motors. I was not aware that the later models are also available with the Ecoboost V6. The loosened timing chain will rattle like mad and damage plastic timing chain guides.
Its the same question as Coke or Pepsi. Prior to this, the only viable solution was to actually replace the head altogether. Ford technicians will diagnose the problem, identify misfiring cylinder s , and replace the spark plug and coil where needed. Put more money into your 03. Thanks again for the feed back; keep it coming. I have a '17 Limited Expy after years of driving the 5.
I initially started looking for something 15 or newer, preferably a program Expedition which still had some of the factory warranty. However, some reports do suggest that better results can be achieved with HeliCoil kit. Pre 15' were all the 5. Blowing a spark plug on the 5. What is the opinion on this forum between these two options? After Ford recognized this problem, they offered a slightly redesigned replacement part which is not in direct contact with the steel frame.
The spark plugs were so secure and so snug in their housings that upon attempting removal, the spark plug would often snap in half. I respect the opposing viewpoint and apologize for stirring the pot. I don't tow anything and with 145K miles on my '03 Expy, I roll up about 10K miles a year, mostly commuting miles. It is not unnoticed that some of the coils can fail internally due to liquid penetration. Regardless, exactly this happened to some 5.
They said if you are really going to give it a run for its money, the 6. After the mandatory forum blowup over the choice of engines subsides, you'll be right back where you are now. But when something goes wrong and the camshaft timing goes bananas, you should expect lots of drivability issues and over-the-top levels of emissions and exhaust smoke. Ignition System Issues My research included all versions of the 5. So, listen carefully for any unusual rattles after a cold start. It is not a major issue as it is usually corrected with gasket replacement.
May we all drive our 5. Or replacing the older Expy with a later model and have been looking at '12 to '16 models. In 1999, the first-generation Lincoln Navigator got a slightly better performing four valve per cylinder and double overhead camshaft variant of the powerplant. You can hear a lot of knocking noises on acceleration, cold startup, or when you let off the throttle. .
In this case, the domino effect is more than likely. Owners that want to find out more info about this technical service bulletin can contact Ford Customer Service at 800-565-3673 or Lincoln Customer Service at 800-521-4140. Having all these parts working correctly is crucial as all of them affect moving parts of the engine and, more or less, keep the engine from tearing itself apart. Furthermore, as the engine oil pressure is used to rotate the input side, it is crucial to maintaining the engine as per Ford instructions. Its obvious your of the old school train of thought that there is no replacement for displacement and let me be the bearer of bad news. No reason to tell you that this can damage the timing chain further. I Know many people with ecoboost and have driven them.
The Eco makes more power and wayyyyyy more torque then the 5. Over time, vibrations, salt, and water do irreparable damage to the casing and dirt enters the driver module causing short circuits and making permanent damage to the smart junction box. By the way, ruby red is a great color for Expeditions. I drove a new 17 with the EcoBoost and I was completely blown away by the power and the agility of a 3-ton Expedition. Former stalwarts are discovering the charms of smaller, more fuel-efficient crossovers, which means the… This Excursion replacement accompanies a new standard Expedition this fall. If you have any doubt of excessive oil consumption, you should first check oil pan for leaks and damage.
It does those things because it makes more hp and more tq. I have had it since February. Post 14' models only the V6 is available I hate when they don't give you power options on any vehicle. I will not buy new; never have and never will. If the opinion is trade up, should I stick the Triton V8 or opting for the Ecoboost V6? The Ecoboost will run circles around the previous two and do it with a travel trailer hooked to it.
Now, they had begun experiencing problems during the replacement of the spark plugs. One may hear a rattling noise from the front direction of the valve cover. Thus the dirt and salt build-up is evaded. These cars may exhibit an intermittent rough idle that can escalate to a worrying ticking or rattle noise when the car is in gear and on the move. It was rusting out and the engine had 146K and was going to need work like yours.