Seven Common Problems With the Ford 5.4 Triton Engine – Autowise (2022)

The Ford 5.4 Triton engine has been produced in millions of units and has successfully propelled at least a dozen different car, van, and truck models. It was a popular option all the way from its inception in 1996 to 2010, in all of its iterations. Today, it is still one of the most alluring options on the used car market, but before you start searching for the perfect driving mate with a 5.4 Triton engine, some important pieces of information should be taken into account. Here’s a list of 7 common problems the 5.4 Triton engine may face, which potential buyers might want to take a look at before purchase.

5.4 Triton Engine Ignition System Issues

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My research included all versions of the 5.4 Triton engine: the 2-valve V8 Triton, 3-valve V8 Triton, and 4-valve V8 Triton. It seems that problems with the ignition system did affect all versions at one point in time.

As it turns out, the 5.4 Triton engine has a coil-on-plug (COP) design – basically, a separate coil for each cylinder – all of which are positioned on top of a spark plug.

Problems emerge when rubberized covers on the coil boot deteriorate and cause the spark to hit the plug well instead of the plug. It is not unnoticed that some of the coils can fail internally due to liquid penetration.

Symptoms of an ignition system failure should be noticeable by the driver andinclude:

  • Cylinder misfire under acceleration
  • Miniscule loss of power which causes a vehicle to slightly recoil (something similar to what happens with transmission issues)

The problem does not require a massive investment, as the coils are rather simple to replace at any Ford dealership.

Ford technicians will diagnose the problem, identify misfiring cylinder(s), and replace the spark plug and coil where needed.

5.4 Triton Engine Failure of the Fuel Pump Driver Module

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This problem is typical for the Ford F-150 with a 5.4 Triton engine. Failure of the fuel pump driver module usually cuts off the petrol feed to the engine which, of course, causes the engine to turn off, thus cutting power to all essential systems. This tends to happen on Ford trucks driving on highways (I don’t have to stress that losing power there is super dangerous).

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In the first place, the problem happens because the fuel pump driver module is directly attached to the steel frame. As its surface is exposed to the elements, salt, water, and dirt build up on its aluminum casing and cannot be washed away as it is in contact with the steel frame. Over time, vibrations, salt, and water do irreparable damage to the casing and dirt enters the driver module causing short circuits and making permanent damage to the smart junction box.

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Sure, without fuel, that mighty Fort Triton won’t work.

As the fuel pump driver module is attached to the frame (at the rear end) with only two screws, replacing it is a DIY job. After Ford recognized this problem, they offered a slightly redesigned replacement part which is not in direct contact with the steel frame. Thus the dirt and salt build-up is evaded.

Symptoms of the damaged fuel pump driver module are as follows:

  • Hard starting or no start
  • Lack of power
  • Code P1233 Fuel Pump Driver Module (FDM) Offline

Timing Chain, Tensioners, and the Variable Valve Timing Problems

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The engine sounds strange? You can hear a lot of knocking noises on acceleration, cold startup, or when you let off the throttle. While causes for such sounds can be numerous, owner experiences have shown that the most likely reasons can be blown out tensioners, a loose timing chain, and cam phaser breakage. Bear in mind that cam phasers are part of the Variable Valve Timing system which is an important component of the 5.4 Triton engine with 3 valves per cylinder. VVT hasn’t been installed in older 2 valve motors.

Having all these parts working correctly is crucial as all of them affect moving parts of the engine and, more or less, keep the engine from tearing itself apart.

Timing chain rattles are most noticeable at the very start. So, listen carefully for any unusual rattles after a cold start. If you can hear rattles, the timing chain may have become loose due to the blown out tensioner. In this case, the domino effect is more than likely. The loosened timing chain will rattle like mad and damage plastic timing chain guides. These plastic pieces can become fully detached from metal surfaces over time thus enabling metal-to-metal contact of the timing chain and metal carriers guides were attached to. No reason to tell you that this can damage the timing chain further. Plastic pieces, on the other hand, can fall to the oil pan and partially block the oil’s path. Remove them too.

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If some of the most important supporting pieces of the timing chain have been damaged, we should infer that the ignition and camshafts timing isn’t in accordance with the factory setting. This can lead to premature camshaft lobe wear, more stress on the cam phasers and, in the worst case, physical contact between pistons valves and other metal pieces. Thus, a full engine inspection should be performed.

As noted above, rattles, strange sounds, and a rough engine start are the most common symptoms fortiming chain, tensioner, or cam phaser problems.

Blown Spark Plugs

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Blowing spark plugs with the engine running isn’t exactly what you would expect to happen often. Regardless, exactly this happened to some 5.4 Triton engines right from the start in 1997. We could even call this problem a common one for the Triton engines produced prior to 2004. Later on, they have the exact opposite problem (bear with us for that one).

Blowing a spark plug on the 5.4 Triton engine can have some serious effects. First of all, a blown spark plug will completely strip the threading of the aluminum head. Furthermore, it is not unheard of that a blown out spark plug breaks the ignition coil on the “coil over spark plug” design. It was one of the problems related to the first issue (the ignition system problems) I mentioned in the article.

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Interestingly enough, blowing out usually happens on the passenger side with the spark plugs on the third and fourth cylinder. The problem was so common that numerous aftermarket specialists did, in fact, provide tools and solutions to drill, retap, and rethread the spark plug hole in the head. Prior to this, the only viable solution was to actually replace the head altogether. That is what Ford technicians do advise to this day, despite the cost involved.

It is still a bit of a mystery of why this happens in the first place. Some can argue that there are not enough threads in the head for the spark plug to grab on to. Others debate about the problems with over-torquing or under-tightening. Nevertheless, the problem persists and one buying a vehicle with a 2 valve 5.4 Triton engine should be aware of the issues and thoroughly inspect the engine.

Ford admitted the issue and even offered a solution with Lock-N-Stitch thread inserts in the head. They encouraged the installation of the Lock-N-Stitch thread inserts. However, some reports do suggest that better results can be achieved with HeliCoil kit.

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5.4 Triton Spark Plug Replacement Problem

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Interestingly enough, for the Ford Triton motors produced after 2004, owners and service technicians reported exactlythe opposite problem with blown spark plugs. Now, they had begun experiencing problems during the replacement of the spark plugs. The spark plugs were so secure and so snug in their housings that upon attempting removal, the spark plug would often snap in half.

In the worst case scenario, spark plug fragments (parts of metal or ceramic) could end up in the cylinder. Since, it all has to be removed before starting up the engine, this could translate to a lot of work.

Cars with the 5.4 Triton engine mostly affected by this problem are:

  • Ford Mustang: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Ford F-150: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Ford Expedition: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Ford Explorer: 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Lincoln Navigator: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Lincoln Mark LT: 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Mercury Mountaineer: 2006, 2007, 2008

Ford introduced an all-new spark plug design with a 2-piece shell for the 5.4 Triton engine. FordProblems explains it:

“At the end of the plug an electrode extends a bit beyond the threads and creates a gap between the plug and the cylinder head which gets filled with carbon deposits. The problem isn’t bad if treated at 30,000 miles, but over 100,000 miles – Ford’s recommended interval – it cakes the electrode in a concrete-like grip. Because the electrode is welded to the bottom part of the shell, it creates a natural breaking point.”

You see the problem. The spark plug simply sticks too hard making it rather difficult to remove.

Ford issued some tools for easier removal, but only an experienced technician with enough time on their hands can be certain of replacing the spark plugs without breaking them.

Ford’s Technical Service Bulletin suggests this:

  • Do not try to remove the plugs from a warm or hot engine,
  • Do not use air or power tools to remove plugs, use hand tools only,
  • Use specialized tools optimized to remove plugs from the engine.

Cam Phaser Problems

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Engines with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) have numerous additional pieces which make possible slight timing adjustments to valve opening and closing operations on a running engine. This technology is created to provide certain advantages which benefit both fuel efficiency and maximum HP values. In short, cam phasers will move the camshaft a few degrees to one side or the other, thus affecting the cam lobes’ ability to open and close valves. At lower RPMs, for example, it is optimal to save as much fuel as possible so the cam will be in one position. On the other hand, if more power is needed, the cam phaser will move the camshaft affecting the position of the cam lobes and, of course, the speed and timing of the valve opening.

“The cam phasers allow the valve timing to be adjusted on the fly by using engine oil pressure to hydraulically rotate the input side of the cam phaser against the output side,” suggests Integrity Auto Works.

Now, on the 5.4 Triton engine, this hardware may be prone to failure. One may hear a rattling noise from the front direction of the valve cover. This noise usually points to a damaged, failed, or destroyed cam phaser (which would affect almost all other moving pieces in the engine)

The only reasonable solution is replacement with an all-new unit. Reasons for cam phaser failure may be related to excessive wear or failure of some sensitive parts of the cam phaser. Furthermore, as the engine oil pressure is used to rotate the input side, it is crucial to maintaining the engine as per Ford instructions.

It is crucial to inspect the timing chain and all other related hardware of the engine after cam phaser failure on the 5.4 Triton engine.

Oil Pan Gasket Leak

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The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak on the Ford 5.4 Triton engine. It is not a major issue as it is usually corrected with gasket replacement. However, on certain Ford F-150 models, the oil may leak on the hot exhaust system which results in a strong smell of burning oil. Not exactly a pleasant experience.

If you have any doubt of excessive oil consumption, you should first check oil pan for leaks and damage.

The process of replacing the oil pan gasket goes something like this:

  • Engine oil pan and gasket removal
  • Oil and filter removal
  • Cleaning the oil pan (check for small metal particles, if they are present, check the timing chain and other moving pieces as they may develop some of the issues described above)
  • Install the new gasket
  • Add new engine oil and filter
  • Check for any oil leaks after a short drive

FAQs

What years did the 5.4 Triton have problems? ›

Most of the most common problems developed with the 2004-2013 3 valve engine but some problems spanned all engine generations. The most popular issue but easiest to fix, is the ignition system. The 3 valve 5.4L Triton contains a coil-on-plug design. Each cylinder has a separate coil that fits onto the spark plug.

What was the best year for the 5.4 Triton engine? ›

2009-2010 Triton 5.4L

The 5.4-liter V8 improved in 2009, fixing the cam phaser issues and all but eliminating the spark plug problems. With 300 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque, the Triton 5.4L is one of the most reliable F150 engines.

What year did Ford 5.4 have spark plug problems? ›

Ford has spark plug problems from the 2004 to 2008 series. These are the years when every model commonly had spark plug problems. 5.4 Triton was affected the most by it. Mustang (2005-2008), F150 (2004-2008), and Expedition (2005-2008) have a 5.4L Triton engine with spark plug issues.

Is the Ford 5.4 L V8 a good engine? ›

When it comes to powerful and capable engines, a V8 is about as good as it gets. And when you need a V8 with some serious horsepower and hauling capabilities, Ford's 5.4L V8 can be a great choice. Still, every engine can run into trouble from time to time.

How many miles is a 5.4 Triton good for? ›

If properly maintained, the Ford 5.4 Triton engine will last between 150,000 and 300,000 miles. Getting to these mileage milestones will require you to: Regularly maintain the vehicle. Act quickly to replace defective parts.

What year did the 5.4 go to 3 valve? ›

Power was up for 2004, with a new three-valve 4.6L and 5.4L SOHC Modular engine with variable cam timing (VCT) and improved induction.

How much is a new 5.4 Triton motor? ›

The average cost of rebuilding a 5.4 triton motor is $3,800, though it can range from as low as $1,800 to as high as $5,000. If this seems like a lot, remember that replacing the entire motor can cost you between $6,000 and $7,000, so rebuilding it is usually worth it.

How long will a 5.4 3v last? ›

You should be able to get 250,000 miles out of it, assuming that you do the proper maintenance and dont abuse it all the time. My dad had a 99 F250 5.4, 5spd, 4x2. Drove it to 200,000miles.

What year did Ford fix the 5.4 cam phaser? ›

1. 2004 – 2010 Ford F-150 (5.4) This generation of F-150 is probably the most well known vehicle to have this issue. It ranged all the way from the 2004 F-150 after its redesign, all the way into the next generation until they moved away from the 5.4, instead moving to the 5.0 that replaced it in 2011.

What year did Ford stop using 2 piece spark plugs? ›

Ford 4.6L, 5.4L and 6.8L 3 Valve engines have the two piece spark plug; The 2 Valve engine does not use this plug. Fortunately, Ford finally redesigned the spark plug in 2009. Vehicle models from 2009 on do not use the original design.

What year did Ford fix the spark plug issue? ›

For 2008, Ford redesigned the 3V cylinder head to use a new one-piece spark plug.

Which F-150 engine is most reliable? ›

There was a 302-hp 3.7-liter V6, a 365-hp 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost, and a monster 411-hp 6.2-liter V8. Its consumer ratings were also higher when it came to reliability when compared to the outgoing 2013 model. The EcoBoost V6 is a great option and many consider it the best engine Ford makes.

What engine can replace a 5.4 Triton? ›

You can replace your 5.4 Triton engine with any of the following: 3.3 -liter, TI-VCT 6-cylinder. 2.7L EcoBoost V6. 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 twin-turbo.

What year did Ford fix the 5.4 cam phaser? ›

1. 2004 – 2010 Ford F-150 (5.4) This generation of F-150 is probably the most well known vehicle to have this issue. It ranged all the way from the 2004 F-150 after its redesign, all the way into the next generation until they moved away from the 5.4, instead moving to the 5.0 that replaced it in 2011.

Is the 2007 5.4 Triton a good engine? ›

Anyways, the 5.4L Triton is a pretty reliable engine. Keep up with maintenance and repairs as they pop up, and chances are the 5.4 V8 will hold up beyond 200,000 miles. There's a reason Ford stuck with these engines for roughly 2 decades.

What year did Ford make the 5.4 2 valve? ›

Dating back to 1997, when Ford first installed the 2-valve 5.4L into the Ford F-150 pickup truck, this engine was marketed as a Triton V-8. The engine has a cast-iron engine block and aluminum cylinder heads, using a single-overhead cam (SOHC).

Which F-150 engine is most reliable? ›

There was a 302-hp 3.7-liter V6, a 365-hp 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost, and a monster 411-hp 6.2-liter V8. Its consumer ratings were also higher when it came to reliability when compared to the outgoing 2013 model. The EcoBoost V6 is a great option and many consider it the best engine Ford makes.

The Ford 5.4 Triton engine has been produced in millions of units and has successfully propelled at least a dozen different car, van, and truck models. It was a popular option all the way from its inception in 1996 to 2010, in all of its iterations. Today, it is still one of the most alluring option...

Bear in mind that cam phasers are part of the Variable Valve Timing system which is an important component of the 5.4 Triton engine with 3 valves per cylinder.. Nevertheless, the problem persists and one buying a vehicle with a 2 valve 5.4 Triton engine should be aware of the issues and thoroughly inspect the engine.. Ford introduced an all-new spark plug design with a 2-piece shell for the 5.4 Triton engine.. Do not try to remove the plugs from a warm or hot engine, Do not use air or power tools to remove plugs, use hand tools only, Use specialized tools optimized to remove plugs from the engine.. Engines with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) have numerous additional pieces which make possible slight timing adjustments to valve opening and closing operations on a running engine.. “The cam phasers allow the valve timing to be adjusted on the fly by using engine oil pressure to hydraulically rotate the input side of the cam phaser against the output side,” suggests Integrity Auto Works.. It is crucial to inspect the timing chain and all other related hardware of the engine after cam phaser failure on the 5.4 Triton engine.. The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak on the Ford 5.4 Triton engine.. Engine oil pan and gasket removal Oil and filter removal Cleaning the oil pan (check for small metal particles, if they are present, check the timing chain and other moving pieces as they may develop some of the issues described above) Install the new gasket Add new engine oil and filter Check for any oil leaks after a short drive

The Ford 5.4 Triton Engine can be Reliable if Maintained Correctly

My research included all versions of the 5.4 Triton engine: the 2-valve V8 Triton, 3-valve V8 Triton, and 4-valve V8 Triton.. Bear in mind that cam phasers are part of the Variable Valve Timing system which is an important component of the 5.4 Triton engine with 3 valves per cylinder.. As noted above, rattles, strange sounds, and a rough engine start are the most common symptoms for timing chain, tensioner, or cam phaser problems.. Nevertheless, the problem persists and one buying a vehicle with a 2 valve 5.4 Triton engine should be aware of the issues and thoroughly inspect the engine.. Ford introduced an all-new spark plug design with a 2-piece shell for the 5.4 Triton engine.. Do not try to remove the plugs from a warm or hot engine, Do not use air or power tools to remove plugs, use hand tools only, Use specialized tools optimized to remove plugs from the engine.. Engines with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) have numerous additional pieces which make possible slight timing adjustments to valve opening and closing operations on a running engine.. “The cam phasers allow the valve timing to be adjusted on the fly by using engine oil pressure to hydraulically rotate the input side of the cam phaser against the output side,” suggests Integrity Auto Works.. It is crucial to inspect the timing chain and all other related hardware of the engine after cam phaser failure on the 5.4 Triton engine.. The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak on the Ford 5.4 Triton engine.. Engine oil pan and gasket removal Oil and filter removal Cleaning the oil pan (check for small metal particles, if they are present, check the timing chain and other moving pieces as they may develop some of the issues described above) Install the new gasket Add new engine oil and filter Check for any oil leaks after a short drive

The Ford 5.4 Triton V8 is a long-running engine from 1997 to 2007. Power comes in at 235-550 horsepower and 330-510 torque. Output greatly depends on the year and model. Nonetheless, the performance numbers are impressive for the era the 5.4L engine was released. It’s a solid overall engine and won...

In this article, we will discuss reliability and common problems with the Ford 5.4L Triton V8 engine.. Spark plugs & ignition coils Fuel pump driver module Timing chain Oil pan gasket leak. Problems with spark plugs and ignition coils are common on the 2-valve, 3-valve, and 4-valve 5.4L Triton engines.. 5.4L Triton Ignition Issue Symptoms Look out for the following symptoms that may indicate a problem with the spark plugs and/or ignition coils:. (Video) Most Common Problems With Ford Triton 5.4 2V Engine. Triton 5.4 FDM Failure Symptoms A few symptoms of fuel pump driver module on the 5.4L Triton engine include:. (Video) Ford 4.6L & 5.4L Triton Engines: Common Failure Points to Watch Out For!. 5.4L Triton Timing Chain Failure Symptoms The following symptoms may indicate an issue with the 5.4 timing system:. Ford Triton Oil Pan Gasket Symptoms & Replacement Symptoms of oil pan gasket leaks are pretty basic.

Whenever your Ford F-150 5.4 Triton engine stops working, you may be tempted to replace the plugs. This is an easy and cheap replacement for the plugs. But you may also want to consider coil replacement, as it will cost less than plugs and is relatively easy to replace. Your fuel pump driver is a critical component of your vehicle’s engine, and if it malfunctions, it will shut down the car. Without petrol, the major engine systems cannot function properly.

But you may also want to consider coil replacement, as it will cost less than plugs and is relatively easy to replace.. Fuel driver module failure: The 5.4L Ford Triton engine can also malfunction due to a faulty fuel driver module.. The replacement part bolts onto the rear frame of the vehicle.. This repair is easy, but it’s important to make sure that your spark plugs are replaced with a new one.. A faulty cam phaser can cause a number of problems.. Then, remove two 13mm bolts that attach the power steering reservoir to the engine.. In any of these cases, motor oil will leak somewhere along the engine’s system, so it can happen anywhere.. The first step in repairing a misfire is to check the fuel pump driver module.. Either the secondary or primary ignition components may be bad and preventing the spark from reaching the cylinder.. A Ford F-150 model with a 5.4-liter Triton engine is more likely to develop a problem with the fuel pump driver module.. If you experience one or more of these symptoms, you should contact a repair technician.. A common problem with this 5.4 Triton engine is a fuel pump driver module.. If the pump driver module is damaged, you will need to replace it.

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There are many 5.4 Triton engine problems you may encounter. These problems can include Cam phaser failure, Blown spark plugs, Misfiring, and Fuel pump driver module. Fortunately, they are relatively inexpensive to fix. Read on to learn how to repair each of these common problems, and more. Also, we’ll look at how to check for timing chain failure and other common issues. Hopefully, you’ll find the right solution for your car.

These problems can include Cam phaser failure, Blown spark plugs, Misfiring, and Fuel pump driver module.. If this doesn’t fix the problem, you can repair the cams and other problems with the engine, but you can’t repair a damaged phaser.. You may need to replace the entire timing system if the cam phaser is the cause of your engine’s problems.. This is a fairly common problem with certain 3-valve Ford engines , including the 4.6.. If you’re experiencing a variety of engine problems, one of the most common is blown spark plugs in a 5.4 Triton.. Blown spark plugs in 5.4 Triton engines occurred in older models, but a few newer models were free of this problem.. Misfiring is another common 5.4L Triton engine problem, and one that can cost a significant amount of money to fix.. The 5.4L Triton engine is known to have a number of problems , including misfiring, roller follower failures, and shoddy remanufacturing jobs.. The solution to this common problem is to use the right spark plugs and ignition components.. A blown spark plug is another common problem associated with the 5.4 Triton engine .. A fuel pump driver module is a common cause of a failed 5.4 Triton engine.. But how to fix fuel pump driver module 5.4 Triton engine problems ?. If the problem persists, the fuel pump driver module needs to be replaced.. For these problems, check the owners manual to determine the faulty Fuel Pump Driver Module.

The Ford 5.4 Triton Engine can be Reliable if Maintained Correctly. The Ford 5.4 Triton engine has been produced in millions of units and has successfully

The Ford 5.4 Triton engine has been produced in millions of units and has successfully propelled at least a dozen different car, van, and truck models.. 2003-2008 F-150s featured one of two main engine options: Ford?s 4.6 L Triton, or 3-valve 5.4 L 3V Triton V8.. Improved fuel-efficient engines included with the 4.2L Essex V6, 4.6L Triton V8, 5.4L Triton V8, and the 5.4L Supercharged Triton V8.. Ford introduced an all-new spark plug design with a 2-piece shell for the 5.4 Triton engine.. 5.4L Triton Common Engine Problems The Ford 5.4 Triton V8 is a long-running engine from 1997 to 2007.. ITV. The Forsyte Saga (2002 TV series). The Forsyte Saga Production company Granada Television Release Original network ITV Original release 7 April 2002 ?. In the 1920s, decades after the troubled and unhappy marriage between Soames Forsyte and the beautiful pianist Irene Heron came to an end, Soames and Irene have both remarried and moved on.. Fleur is the daughter of Soames Forsyte, and Jon the son of Soames?s former wife, Irene.

If you own a F150 or other Ford truck with a 5.4 Triton V8 Read this, it could save you a lot of $!. My 2005 has just 50,000 miles on it. I took it to the dealer and had them change the fuel filter, clean the injectors and most important of all, had them change the spark plugs. The maintainence manual tells you to change the plugs at 100,000 miles.

The Triton family of engines included the 4.6L and 5.4L V8 engines, as well as the 6.8L V10 engine.. Block Upgrade 2 to 4 Bolt Mains.. We offer all versions of the 5.4 Ford Triton engines, from stock replacements to our ever popular 5.4 Ford F150 Lightning Performance Engines.. Ford 5.4 Triton V8 Engine Problems and Reliability.. Building Bulletproof Walls.

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