2003 Ford F-150 blown head gasket

Maureen Olsen Hausmann

Asked by Jul 23, 2014 at 08:17 AM about the 2003 Ford F-150 Lariat Extended Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How do you fix a blown head gasket for 2003 Ford F-150?  Is it expensive?

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Too many steps to list. Your best bet is to buy an original Ford shop manual if you intend on fixing yourself. It is a major pain and a lot of work. You basically have to take the top half of the engine off. Which usually means stripping everything off the top, dropping the manifolds, etc, etc. Your probably looking at a $2000 shop bill, more or less.

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Tom Demyan

correct and possibly having to remove the heads and have one or both machined if they are warped.


YOur best bet is to drop a reman engine in there for somewhere around 3 to 3500 bucks.

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