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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 12-18-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 116,355
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Aghh.. do me a favor! Keep the 5.4 2V the 5.4 3v...

Aghh.. do me a favor! Keep the 5.4 2V the 5.4 3v engine is NOT DESIGNED to last a long time there is a reason Ford no longer makes the engine - it is a POS!
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-17-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 94,896
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Smart move getting it diagnosed by the dealer......

Smart move getting it diagnosed by the dealer... is it still under warranty? Unfortunately I think the 5.4 3v engine is a POS :-arrgh and wish you the best of luck in resolving your issue.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 12-03-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 110,257
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Not really... Unfortunately due to different size...

Not really... Unfortunately due to different size gears (Phazer gears are almost 2x the crank gear). You will Never get the links to line up to the marks on the phasers / crank gear.

You can...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-02-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 94,896
Posted By Steve_Uzi
In the end B-Uno it honestly comes down to what...

In the end B-Uno it honestly comes down to what Vehicle brand you have had LUCK with, well and what you prefer / like.

I will explain... I have owned Ford trucks Since 1986. My first Ford being a...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-26-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,709
Posted By Steve_Uzi
A worn bearing or something bad... Never found...

A worn bearing or something bad... Never found out... put 15W40 in the engine and traded the POS in and got 11K for it.. Suckers! :-X03 I bought a Toyota for the wife - done with Ford. Granted I am...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-25-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,709
Posted By Steve_Uzi
It MIGHT be leaky cam chain tensioners... Worse...

It MIGHT be leaky cam chain tensioners... Worse case you are in the situation I was... I had 15 psi @ hot idle.. That was after 2 new phasers, 2 new vct soleniods a new timing chain set... I would...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-25-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,709
Posted By Steve_Uzi
First things first - PUT A REAL OIL PRESSURE...

First things first - PUT A REAL OIL PRESSURE GAUGE on that POS! Will ya please
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-01-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 51,944
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Papa - I wish I would have installed the Oil...

Papa - I wish I would have installed the Oil pressure gauge before I tore into my engine... because I would have saved myself over $1500 in parts (Both Phasers, 2 VCT solenoids, 1 Cam posit sensor (I...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 10-11-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 94,896
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Yeah but hopefully long enough to trade the POS...

Yeah but hopefully long enough to trade the POS in![/QUOTE]

That is what I did, I got my 11,000 and ran - FAST}>
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 10-10-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 94,896
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Doesn't matter... 15W40 is Masking the...

Doesn't matter... 15W40 is Masking the problem..... Your engine will fail in due time.. good luck
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 09-27-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 94,896
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Yup I got a good price for sure.. I only paid...

Yup I got a good price for sure.. I only paid $25,200 brand new and the sticker was $34,500!

I still paid too much to drive it for the 6 years I owned it... I spent $1000 at a local mechanic in...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 09-26-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 94,896
Posted By Steve_Uzi
I agreed 10000% Peter - I traded in my pos 2006...

I agreed 10000% Peter - I traded in my pos 2006 Ford F-150 and thankfully got $11,000 for it... low oil pressure and all (they didn't know of course }> )

Regretfully.. I will NEVER buy another...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-23-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,839
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Why should you hate to have someone else deal...

Why should you hate to have someone else deal with a problem that FORD won't fix under warranty? I mean you have what? 70,000-80,000 miles on the Truck? I mean seriously... I don't car what brand...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-23-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,839
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Yup - Demand a new engine! If they have had the...

Yup - Demand a new engine! If they have had the truck for 11 days and you are under warranty - I would pick up the phone to the Ford Customer Care 800-392-3673.

My engine went south and they...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-22-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,839
Posted By Steve_Uzi
Dorman Cam phasers might cost you $120 a piece.....

Dorman Cam phasers might cost you $120 a piece.. Though Tousley Ford has the best price for OEM Phasers @ $178 a piece.

Listen - drain your oil and make sure that your engine hasn't gone south...
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