I took the car into a local shop who had a smoke tester and we found the problem, I had a cracked intake manifold! I don't want to have to do it again. This is a very common problem to Ford vehicles with the 4. If the car idles too fast or even stalls completely. Patrick Murphy rejected the Dex-Cool class action by ruling that the magnitude of the class action, combined with the wide array of state laws involved, would make it impossible to cover all claims under one national class action. The pre-engineering should have taken that into account.
I don't think my original one has a crack, but one I bought to replace it does. Out of all the gaskets in the engine, the intake manifold gaskets are crucial for sustaining the functionality of the engine. Intake manifold leaks aren't extremely common, but they do happen. They are terrible and the best way is to replace it, with a metal one if someone in the aftermarket makes one for your motor. If you have a V8 or V6 engine, you can use the codes to figure out which bank has the leak.
It is important that these mixtures are distributed evenly, otherwise the engine will not work as efficiently. Under normal circumstances, the coolant is kept in check by the intake manifold gasket. You will also need to remove the intake manifold from the engine and replace the gasket without any leaks. In 45 years of working on and and driving i have never had a intake crack open for no reason. Plastic intake manifold was cracked.
Sorry to say, deadline to file was sometime in 2006. When it fails, it will begin to leak. Its still holding and he still daily drives the vehicle, 7 years later, never bothered getting a new pan. If there's are any other hardcore proof behind this phenomenon let us know. That may have contributed to the overtorquing too, so I'm eliminating that problem as well.
You probably had vegetables earlier in the day but that doesn't necessarily mean that's what caused the cracks. This is because of heated liquid that starts to boil and splash around the engine parts. I could not get my hands on the connector so I used a screwdriver to unlatch the hose. When they assembled it new everything was clean and equal. It and a timing light will tell you and amazing amount about the running condition of your engine. Epoxy adheres accurately to a rough surface as opposed to a smooth one and as such, the area should be sanded down properly at least 2 inches from the site of the crack.
The V6 folks are made out of ceramic so it's not as delicate like 4 cylinders version that doesn't mean you can strain the hell out of them. Stop your car immediately and let the engine cool. I did not find any forum info here about repairing a cracked intake. Once all the clips are removed you can unplug from the injectors. This leads to weaker explosions, which affects the speed of the pistons and the power of your engine. The manifolds have an integrated coolant passage on the front of them which, on the older version, was all plastic and would melt or crack. If there's are any other hardcore proof behind this phenomenon let us know not true mine cracked when i was on freeway at about 140 kmh maybe 160 stalled, tried to start, car crancked started , coughed and would of died unless i didnt give any gas.
Also, if the intake is cracked, have the mounting face against the head checked for true. I got the used manifold and elected to clean it before installing it and check it the best I could before installing it. Why Do Intake Manifolds Fail? Replacing an intake manifold gasket not only mean you need to determine the cause, find the leak and buy the right gasket. Once again, this is a sign that you should get your car looked at by someone at your favorite auto shop. All of these can be signs of an intake manifold leak.
It would be best to get underneath your car and look for oil leaks. You can get that here: Actually Dorman makes two versions of this manifold. Please note the white plastic connector tube. Why manifolds crack and leak As you can imagine, exhaust manifolds are subject to intense heat. If it needs to be milled, I recommend having the machine shop mill the intake and exhaust as one unit, that way they are sure to fit tight on the head.