Car Information:
Ford
Year: 2000
Engine Size: 5.4L
Trans: Automatic

Issue / Question:
CODE P175. FOUND NO COMPRESSION NBR1 CYL. ENGINE HAS MISS AND NOISE. Removed valve cover found rocker on nbr 1 had come off. reinstalled and ran engine- came off again. noticed valve stayed stuck down and would ‘pop’ up abruptly. Can head be removed with engine installed or must the engine be removed as Ford says?

Answer:
I think it could be done but you must understand it requires removing the oil pan, timing cover, timing chain’s, Tensioner’s, and guides to pull the head. Next upon reassemble you would have to already have the head bolts in the head tied up to clear the fire wall. Honestly it would be a lot easier to remove the motor.

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