Ford 1.6 EcoBoost vs 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Guide
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Ford 1.6 EcoBoost vs 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Guide

By now, the Ford EcoBoost engine series has established itself as one of the top modern platforms. Featuring small displacement I4s and V6s, turbochargers, and direct injection, the EcoBoost engines deliver solid performance while returning good fuel economy and reduced emissions. In this guide, we discuss the 1.6 EcoBoost vs 2.0 EcoBoost including specs, performance,…

Ford 2.0 vs 2.3 EcoBoost
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Ford 2.0 vs 2.3 EcoBoost

Since the Ford EcoBoost series debuted in 2010, it has established itself as one of the top American engine families. Combining turbocharged I4s and V6s with direct injection fueling, the EcoBoost engines produce solid performance and fuel economy, while reducing emissions and weight (compared with V8 engines). Two of the most popular EcoBoost engines are…

Ford 2.0L EcoBoost Head Gasket Problems
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Ford 2.0L EcoBoost Head Gasket Problems

The 2.0L inline four-cylinder EcoBoost is an older addition to the Ford EcoBoost lineup. Released in 2010, the 2.0 EcoBoost also introduced new technology. Chief among these innovations was the introduction of independent variable cam timing. The 2.0 EcoBoost, especially the earlier models, has been lauded as a competent and reliable engine overall with plenty…

Ford Fusion Throttle Body Problem Guide
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Ford Fusion Throttle Body Problem Guide

For many years, the Fusion was a reliable contributor to the Ford lineup. Unfortunately, quality control issues that led to numerous recalls and technical service bulletins led to the Fusion’s eventual downfall. One of the most common failures is the Ford Fusion throttle body. Ford equipped the Fusion with a variety of different engines, but…

Ford 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Guide
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Ford 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Guide

Ford first released the 2.0 EcoBoost engine for the 2010 model year, and it has since become a workhouse. Appearing in more than a dozen models throughout the Ford, Lincoln, Volvo, and Range Rover brands, the 2.0 EcoBoost is truly a stand out engine. Featuring a twin-scroll turbocharger and direct injection, the engine utilizes some…

Ford Focus ST Charge Pipe Upgrade Guide
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Ford Focus ST Charge Pipe Upgrade Guide

Upgrading the charge pipe on a Focus ST is common practice for increasing airflow from the intercooler to the engine. Fortunately, the engine uses a metal charge pipe from the factory which means cracking or failure isn’t a concern. It is however small and restrictive which is why upgrading it can offer some solid performance…

The 5 Best Ford Focus ST Performance Mods
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The 5 Best Ford Focus ST Performance Mods

Produced from 2012 until 2018, the Ford Focus ST was equipped from the factory with the 2.0L I4 EcoBoost. As one of the smaller engines in the EcoBoost family, the 2.0 doesn’t always get the credit it deserves thanks to the 2.3L, 2.7L, and 3.5L versions which outsize and outpower the Focus ST’s engine. The…

The 5 Best Ford 2.0 EcoBoost Performance Upgrades
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The 5 Best Ford 2.0 EcoBoost Performance Upgrades

A few basic bolt-on upgrades can boost the 2.0 EcoBoost to around 300whp. This can be achieved with tuning, a cold air intake, downpipe upgrade, larger intercooler, and E85 fueling. To make things better, all of these mods will run you less than $2,000. In this guide we’re going to discuss each of these modifications…

The 5 Most Common Ford 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Problems
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The 5 Most Common Ford 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Problems

Much like the whole line of Ford EcoBoost engines, the 2.0 EcoBoost delivers a great balance of power, fuel economy, and reliability. However, it’s also subject to a number of common engine problems and failures. These include coolant intrusion, cracked exhaust manifold, boost solenoid, LPFP, and carbon build-up. In this guide, I discuss each of…