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Old 05-16-2010, 09:17 PM
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vct seal on valve cover leaking oil?

i have a 2007 F150 with the 5.4 eng. there is a switch on the drivers side valve cover under the power steering reservoir thats leaking oil. what is it and does it have a seal or something that would be causing this leak. " found its a VCT seal."
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Old 05-18-2010, 06:53 AM
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still haven't found out what this is or how to remove and fix it. maybe its not a switch, but it has two wires going to it. theres one on both valve covers toward the front of the eng, goes into the valve cover.
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Sounds like the VCT solenoid seal is leaking there is one on each side.search the site there was a write up and pictures on it a few weeks back.
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found it
go to Howstuffinmycarworks and type in VCT solenoid on the search line
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:08 PM
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thanks for the help!!! none of the parts places i've been to knew what it was, now that i know what it is and how to change it without damaging the solenoid,looks like a piece of cake. once again thanks.
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Anyone know where to get that seal? Or, if the easily removable seal will fit on the 2008 engine?
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