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 4.6 Firing Order
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Ford 4.6 Firing Order

There are many facets to the proper operation of any internal combustion engine. Like all other engines, the Ford 4.6 V8 has a firing order that dictates the sequence of ignition in the cylinders. This is important for a few reasons. An engine’s firing order has an effect on vibrations, smoothness, and the sound of…

Best Ford 5.4 Triton Engine Upgrades
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Best Ford 5.4 Triton Engine Upgrades

Power from the Ford 5.4 Triton varies substantially depending on the variant. 2-valve SOHC variants of the 5.4 V8 make between 235 and 380 horsepower. 3-valve SOHC variants produce between 295 and 327 horsepower. And finally, 4-valve DOHC 5.4 Tritons produce between 300 and 550 horsepower. Regardless of the variant, there are plenty of ways…

Ultimate 7.3 Godzilla Engine Guide
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Ultimate 7.3 Godzilla Engine Guide

Though it was released in 2020, Ford’s 7.3 Godzilla engine hearkens back to an earlier and simpler time. A time when big-block V8s with pushrods used to terrorize the roads and rip up the blacktop. This was before the days of direct injection and twin-scroll turbochargers being stuffed inside of small-displacement inline-fours and V6s. It…

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 Fuel Pump Driver Module Failure – Symptoms & Solutions
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Ford Fuel Pump Driver Module Failure – Symptoms & Solutions

The Ford 5.4L Triton V8 engine is one of the most common engines in Ford trucks and other vehicles between 1997 and 2014. As you can probably guess by the 5.4 Trion’s long production life, it was a popular engine with solid performance and good overall reliability. With that being said, there are some common…

3.5L EcoBoost Timing Chain Rattle – Symptoms & Fixes
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3.5L EcoBoost Timing Chain Rattle – Symptoms & Fixes

The Ford EcoBoost has a reputation for being a well-built and reliable series of turbocharged engines. However, there were some teething problems, especially in the earlier years of the 3.5 EcoBoost. One of the primary issues with some of the first-gen engine models, especially the 3.5 EcoBoost, is timing chain rattle. 2010-2015 3.5L EcoBoost timing…

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…