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  • ENGINE - NEW GASKET REMOVER/CLEANER AND SERVICE TIPS FOR ALUMINUM HEADS AND BLOCKS
Publication Date: MAY 28, 2002

FORD:
1992-1997 THUNDERBIRD
1992-2002 ESCORT, MUSTANG, TAURUS
1992-2003 CROWN VICTORIA
1995-2000 CONTOUR
2000-2002 FOCUS
2002 THUNDERBIRD
1995-2002 WINDSTAR
1997-2002 E SERIES, EXPLORER, F-150
1997-2003 EXPEDITION
1999-2002 SUPER DUTY F SERIES
2000-2002 EXCURSION
2001-2002 ESCAPE
LINCOLN:
1992-2002 CONTINENTAL
1992-2003 TOWN CAR
2000-2002 LS
1998-2003 NAVIGATOR
2002 BLACKWOOD
MERCURY:
1992-1997 COUGAR
1992-1999 TRACER
1992-2002 SABLE
1992-2003 GRAND MARQUIS
1995-2000 MYSTIQUE
1999-2002 COUGAR
1993-2002 VILLAGER
1997-2002 MOUNTAINEER

ISSUE:

Gasket removal, especially on multi-layered steel (MLS) head gaskets may leave behind a residue that is difficult to remove from the sealing surface. Effectively immediately, two new cleaning products are released to the field for use in removing gasket and oil residue from aluminum cylinder heads. These products are available and are recommended whenever a cylinder head is removed from the engine. The purpose of these cleaners is to ensure a safe cleaning process is available which will not threaten the integrity of the sealing surface of the head.

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