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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 12-18-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 153,085
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, 09:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 118,399
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: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-02-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 118,399
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, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 27,612
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, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 27,612
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, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 27,612
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, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 66,381
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, 09:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 118,399
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, 11:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 118,399
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, 10:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 118,399
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, 06:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 118,399
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, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,363
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, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,363
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, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,363
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...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-16-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 153,085
Posted By Steve_Uzi
How are you making out? Any update? :-huh

How are you making out? Any update? :-huh
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