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I have a 2000 f150 with a 5.4 and it is leaking coolant from

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i have a 2000 f150 with a 5.4 and it is leaking coolant from the left from intake. the mechanic sas i have to replace the whole intake on top of engine, doe this sound right
JA: How old are the hoses? And have you tested the actual mix of your coolant?
Customer: do not know how old hoses are, it is leaking from on top od engine where it crosses over
JA: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i am having it done at local shop and it just looks to me like you could replace a seal instead of the whole intake
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 2 months ago.

YES, that is correct. If the intake manifold is in fact leaking, it will need to be replaced with a new one.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 2 months ago.

The O.E. part number is *****

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 2 months ago.

If the engine is a 5.4 Vin L

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 2 months ago.

You can look on line and get them cheaper as Dorman and other companies may make them and sell them at a lower cost than your mechanic is selling it to you for.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 2 months ago.

For example, that part number lists out for $505

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 2 months ago.

If you send me your VIN, I can verify the correct part number you need to save you a lot of money on the part itself.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 2 months ago.

Hello! It'sCustomerfrom just answer.

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