I have a 1997 Ford F150 4.6 Liter and I have a pinhole leak in a tube that seems to come out of the block which attachs to a rubber hose. How can I replace the tube and could I get the part number and possible instruction on how to disconnect it?
Ford F150 4.6 LiterAlready Tried: Nothing because I don't know how to replace the metal tube. Do I need to replace the intake plenum or can I just replace the tube.
Hi Dave and thank you for your question, here is a diagram for you to look at and if this is the same tube, its on the passenger side rear of the intake, sorry to say but that tube is pressed into the intake, the intake manifold will have to be replaced, the part number is XXXXX the cost is approx $440.00, here is the replacement procedure.
to install reverse the procedure, here are the tightening sequence and torque specs.
ASE Master Technician, Ford Senior Master Technician,Diesel certified, ASE Master, 22 yrs FORD exp.
I really appreciate the information about my truck. I hope to have this truck for many many more miles because I live on a very "tight" budget so getting the part to fix this is going to be a strain. I will definately use your service again if I have problems in the future. With the price of gas and mechanic fees I have had to learn how to do many things on my own. Again thankyou for the help.
your very welcome.