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The upper intake is held on with 8 tork t27 screws. Also the vacuum lines keep it in place (sorta) also the egr is in the front of it so it doesn't just lift strait off.
Hope this helps with the removal. When reinstalling it. Start at the center screws and work outwards alternating between...
ok, gonna try to do this fast
i was looking over the motor install i did over the weekend, i have a plug with 3 make ends of a wire i cant find where it goes, its all tied in with the injector wires on the pass side of the motor, under the upper intake, any clues to where it goes, maybe a pic...
i want to publicly thank 2000Streetrod for helping me from start to finish with my engine removal, repair and reinstallation of my 4.0 sohc thru this forum
without your help, i never could have done it! all the questions i had, you answered quickly, and clearly, you made this very scary...
I did install the tool on the cam (is slides down from the top) but it wasn't flush with the top of the tool that bolted to the head, I will tighten the remaining bolts and rotate the crankshaft 1 full rotation to bring me to tdc on compression and check to make sure everything lines up properly...
Both slots are above the center axis of the cams, I thought it was odd that the tool didn't fit properly and proceeded.
Everything is torqued on the front, I have the back still not torqued yet, this is when I stopped because I noticed the cams positioning. Tab was not sticking up on the cam...
i got all the parts in fine, but as i was checking everything over, i see i made one critical mistake
i must have set tdc #1 on the exhaust stroke
i didnt see the crank position sensor until just a few mins ago, and its pointing down.
what should i do to correct this
i used the otc tool kit...
I should have my kit today, and new jackshaft plug tomorrow from Ford
I've read all the info in the emails
I will be doing primary chain and all parts related to it (tensioners,sprockets,etc)
once I remove the crankshaft locking tool and pull the sprocket and chain,(bolts will be loosened with...
150 bucks for a diagnostic fee is alot of $$
You can buy the obd II diagnostic for less than that.
And ya have it forever
The tool I bought cost 135 and it monitors everything while running
then gives me a report when I hit the button
Stupid question. Does it make the noise if your not moving.
just sitting still and turning the steering wheel, if its making the noise while at
A stand still chances are its the steering box,pump,or fluid issue
No I was very careful when I disassembeled everything
Even the waterpump and timing gaskets were not torn.
I will be replacing those and the valve cover, intake manifold gaskets
Also, I ordered them so its cheap insurance to me.
Thanks for the part number, ill b calling the dealer to...
just checked the kit and what is included, the jackshaft seal isnt included, i need to order that from the dealer, ill find the part number and order it
ill be doing this project this week, seems as though, the toughest part was pulling the motor, now its more technical, but with the...
ill be replacing everything in the kit, tensioners, guides,sprockets, and chains
the motor is at tdc #1 on compression stroke
i pulled the crank pulley and front timing cover off found the broken parts, currently i have front cover back on so i could line up the timing marks