2001 Expedition 5.4 Head Gaskets

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Why do you need to replace the head gaskets? Did you have some severe overheating problems? Did you replace the coolant ever year as recommended?
 
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The coolant reservoir tank (now water not antifreeze) disappears to empty I keep having to fill it - no Leaks I can find - Oil clean no grey water mixture - The exhaust pipe has white smoke coming out - the large radiator hoses seem to be over pressurized. Still runs well – not much power.
 
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Excellent feedback from everyone in the Expy Forum – Thank you!

I have decided to go with the 5.4L 2 Valve engine swap. I am hoping to find a good used engine hopefully with 150K – 200K somewhere change it out -return the core etc. Any tips or suggestions on this procedure?

Thank you in advance for sharing your experiences!

Jeff
 

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Excellent feedback from everyone in the Expy Forum – Thank you!

I have decided to go with the 5.4L 2 Valve engine swap. I am hoping to find a good used engine hopefully with 150K – 200K somewhere change it out -return the core etc. Any tips or suggestions on this procedure?

Thank you in advance for sharing your experiences!

Jeff


I wouldn't go to all that effort and re-install another high mileage time bomb motor. Get a warranteed rebuilt motor from Powertrain Products and have some confidence in what you're installing.

Remanufactured Ford 5.4 2V Motors from Powertrain Products







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Auto auction rebuilds, on Youtube did video about Blue devil headgasket repair. It fixed the car he put it in. I would try that first
 
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