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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

Mechanic's Assistant: How old are the hoses? And have you tested the actual mix of your coolant?

Do not know how old hoses are, it is leaking from on top od engine where it crosses over

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

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

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

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

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

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

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

If the engine is a 5.4 Vin L

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 1 year 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.

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

For example, that part number lists out for $505

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 1 year 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.

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