how to replace the crossover gaskets on a 2001 ford f-150

5

Asked by Aug 01, 2012 at 10:26 AM about the 2001 Ford F-150 Lariat Crew Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The gaskets on the crossover pipe on the top front of my 2001 f-150 supercrew need to be replaced. The one on the left side above the thermostat is leaking. Water leaks out when you fill the overflow tank to the top. Any suggestions on how to go about changing them would be appreciated.

Also, in winter, i have to put the fan on "high" to get enough heat in the truck. Then it gets too warm and you have to turn it down. Could the heater core be the problem?

2 Answers

21,060

Have you cleaned and changed the anti-freeze lately. Most individuals never think of draining the system and replacing it. When the engine and coolant is hot try this. Turn the temp control all the way to hot and place the fam on a medium temp. Feel the air with the palm of your hand as your palm cah sense temperature changes better than any other part of your body. Now slowly and in increments, turn the temp control toward cold/cool. See if you feel a temp change. If not you probably have a problem with the door mixing outside air (cool) with the air blown over the heater core.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

You need to replace the intake manifold. You cannot replace the gasket in the crossover tube without removing the entire intake manifold. The manifold probably has a Crack in the plastic. I would buy an after market intake manifold it is a lot cheaper. I hope it helps.

Your Answer

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,410
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,640
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,607 Great Deals out of 174,523 listings starting at $1,000
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,178 Great Deals out of 64,591 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
396 Great Deals out of 48,801 listings starting at $1,899
Used Toyota Tundra
706 Great Deals out of 34,613 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
444 Great Deals out of 11,109 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
697 Great Deals out of 45,608 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
384 Great Deals out of 26,768 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Mustang
601 Great Deals out of 38,714 listings starting at $1,895
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
366 Great Deals out of 30,448 listings starting at $3,000
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
825 Great Deals out of 41,817 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Explorer
1,203 Great Deals out of 69,242 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
115,393 listings starting at $20,645
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
164 Great Deals out of 29,213 listings starting at $18,500
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
214 Great Deals out of 7,770 listings starting at $16,294
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
479 Great Deals out of 11,406 listings starting at $11,990
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
733 Great Deals out of 15,312 listings starting at $9,655

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.