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What Causes the Failure Cam Phasers for a 5.4 Ford?

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Solid tough Ford trucks overwhelmed his fans. Ford 4.0 sohc as well as 5.4 3V engine are wildly utilized to his truck collection. These engines are well known with the dreaded "rattle phaser" problems.   When it refers to ford 4.0 timing chain replacement, a failed cam phaser vvt will come across experienced mechanics minds immediately.  <NOTORIOUS ENGINE-FORD 4.0 SOHC>   Adjustable Cam Phasers Benefits? #1 Fuel efficiency #2 Emissions reduce #3 Optimum engine performance This VVT (variable valve timing) cam phaser gear design, open the door to new technology with solution to the delemma of high horsepower & oil efficient...

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What happened to my Honda Accord Linear Solenoid ?

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What's the importance of Linear Solenoid to your Honda Accord? Do you know how many solenoids we have in the transmission system? Various solenoids located in different places and have different functions to make sure the perfection work of transmission.

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What Causes a Bad Ignition Coil? How to Longer Ignition Coil Pack Lifetime?

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IGNITION COIL FAILURE REASONS Average lifetime of ignition coil is around 100,000 miles or more. It is not an easy worn out replacement car part but still could fail for variety of reasons. #1. Coil insulation worn out due to aging. #2. Coil's winding damaged with Heat & Vibration. #3. Cheap quality ignition module overloads to cause coil circuitry damage during internal arcing. #4. Moisture Intrusion     Difficult to imagine? Here are the reasons.     Ignition coil & spark plugs are mounted in the tube positioned in the valve cover. The seal between coil tube and valve cover can...

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6 Ignition Coil Problems Symptoms You shall Check Your 2011-2017 Hyundai Elantra

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2017 Hyundai Elantra has Common Ignition Coil Problems Regular & periodical car maintenance checking definitely the best way to better car performance and longer car life. In which engine oil, filters, and ignition coils are most often parts you shall check them out. But how often do ignition coils need to be replaced? What are bad ignition coil symptoms? Can vehicle still run with a problem ignition coil?     Some car makers recommend to replace ignition coil interval 100,000 miles. Some coils may fail at around 5,000 and some never need to be fixed lifetime. Take 2017 hyundai elantra as example,...

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How much does timing chain replacement cost & how to save it?

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Due to longer life cycles of timing chain comparing to the belt, more automakers now prefer using chain tension & sprocket for their durability. Take Ford 4.0 Sohc as example, it is widely equipped on Ford models like 2001–2012 Ranger, Explore, Mercury Mountaineer and 2005-2010 Mustang.Over time, chain may stretch due to tension lost and guide sprocket also may wear out.Most mechanics may suggest to replace the chain kit every 100,000 miles to make sure whole timing system can work in sync. If any circumstances cause car running rough or having poorer fuel performance, you may need to replace the...

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