By reading the other comments it sounds like if I opened up the engine I would find the problem to have started with the valve seals. I had the block resurfaced and honed. Why hasn't Ford recalled these faulty valve guides in this engine? Oil changes every 5000 miles and transmission oil changed every 30K miles. Has a little less horse power and a slight oil leak, but it runs. Edgier styling, a wider range of options, and improved performance… Bye-bye, Escort. Last week, kp was the first to correctly identify our Mystery Vehicle, a 2000 Ford Focus. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter.
Established in 1908, Walker is renowned in the automotive aftermarket for manufacturing a full line of exhaust system parts. After the rebuild, it ran well for another 46,000 miles. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. I would also add Ford service has been fantastic. A piston arm was sticking out, and the other parts of the piston and engine block were sitting on the cross members and transmission.
I have taken good care of it, oil changes at 3000 miles, alignments, tires. Backed by a 3-year limited warranty - If the part breaks or is damaged anytime within 3. I purchased the car about three years ago with 48k on it. I had a Ford 35 years ago and it was crap with a faulty transmission. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
And not everybody has the skills or equipment to replace their own engine. It had 62,000 on the engine at the time, so by 190,000, the engine has 129,000 miles. Took it to the local Firestone and they advised it was a failed cylinder - probably a valve or ring issue. With a light I could plainly see piston 3 was missing the skirt. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. There is no excuse for this kind of issue.
It ran very rough as one of the cylinders was not firing. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. The power steering will still work if there is sabotage, just add that stuff that seals the hose, work your steering wheel a few minutes before driving to get the fluid moving, and drive. Open it and reach down inside and grab the bulb's socket. Then the day came without any warning, no signs of trouble stopped at the store.
I still might buy her a 1999 Toyota Corolla as they are problem free and great mileage. This is as of December, 2017. See your dealer for detail. I put it back together and started it again. A buy if you can find one.
I recently replaced the plastic thermostat housing, a wheel bearing, ball joint, and rear stabilizers. I started the engine and it sounded like someone had dumped a bucket of bolts into the cylinders. The second report is in this same list, when the car hit 199K, and the engine from the junkyard had 137K total on it. No it can't be the engine! I thought the coil pack was going out so I replaced it. I raised the hood and it sounded loudest from the valve cover near the number 4 cylinder.
Little pieces of valve flew around the intake and pitted the pistons and head in the other cylinders. Wasting too much gas: You need to change spark plugs and leads. Here we are May 1, 2011 and the rebuild kit is coming. Refer to you you owners manual. Thrush Mufflers was founded almost 50 years ago during a time when hot rods and muscle cars ruled the streets of America. People work hard and rely on their vehicles. .
I just replaced the battery for the second time in 15 years. That's the first bad sign. This rumor is hard to believe, but a rumor and word of mouth can destroy the reputation of any company. I changed my own out on a Mercury Tracer at 60,000 miles. We have a company here in Maryland called Mr. I contacted Ford and even though there was hundreds of complaints about the same exact thing happening between 90,000 and 110,000 miles, there is no recall put in for it! I have not looked into the class action suite if there is one , but I feel every damn one of these 2. So, I got this car and it only had 76,000 miles on it.