did valve cover gaskets typically go out on the 5.0's in 1989?

Asked by Jan 17, 2007 at 09:53 PM about the 1989 Ford F-150

Question type: General

This truck that im looking at buying has only 68000 miles on it but is leaking out a quart every 1000 miles or so. Im under the impression that the valve cover gasket is to blame but that seems like a lot of oil for that gasket...unless its like not there at all:)I was just wondering if there was a recall on those at all and also anything else that i should watch for on this pick-up truck.  Thank your much for your time.

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Hello TryMe-- You may be having trouble with this 1989 Ford F150, but none of it is predicted by a look at recall, lemon law and service bulletin records. Look for yourself at www.carcomplaints.com. Let me know if you have any other questions for the master to answer. Good luck from Bovan.

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