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by Mark3066
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Cold Misfire that Warms Out pretty quick
Replies: 8
Views: 742

Re: Cold Misfire that Warms Out pretty quick

How long has this been going on. I'm trying to judge how long the gasket will last before it becomes a major head gasket leak. If I could get another 30k I'd be really happy.
by Mark3066
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Cold Misfire that Warms Out pretty quick
Replies: 8
Views: 742

Re: Cold Misfire that Warms Out pretty quick

I have a similar issue but I get P0301 which is misfire cylinder #1 when care sits for some time. Runs great after a few minutes. Also if car is still warm it starts idles and runs great from the first revolution. Are you losing coolant? Is there pressure in the coolant system even after the car sit...
by Mark3066
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Is head gasket replaceable on 2005 Freestyle?
Replies: 3
Views: 547

Re: Is head gasket replaceable on 2005 Freestyle?

Thanks...I am guessing bad head gaskets are rare on these cars. Found only one article with almost the exact same symptoms as mine, and he had a coolant leak into cylinder 1.

Just ordered the service manual. Any other resources you could point me to would be appreciated.
by Mark3066
Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Is head gasket replaceable on 2005 Freestyle?
Replies: 3
Views: 547

Is head gasket replaceable on 2005 Freestyle?

Have 2005 ford freestyle with 170,000 miles that the head gasket gasket leaks coolant into cylinder 1. Car runs rough for about 30 seconds when sits for a while and sometimes sets the P0301 code. Checked for hydrocarbons in antifreeze and the test came back positive. Did a lot of searching and seems...