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2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4dr 126 WB Manual

2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door
17 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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November 13, 2012, 7:26 am

THOMAS G
 

Question: Repair estimate

The bolt frm the manifold attatched to the engine block is rotted, causing a tickking sound.


November 13, 2012, 7:38 pm

Tyler O
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The cost of this repair should just be the cost of manifold removal and maybe an additional 1/2-1 hour. However, this doesn't always go as planned. Occasionally the fastener will not easily be removed, or be broken off too far in the head to take out.

Worst case scenario is that the head will need to be pulled to properly fix.

The listed labor time to remove and replace the exhaust manifold is 1.3 hours.


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