Will a 2004 Expedition 5.4 "drop in" replace F150 5.4?

Asked by Aug 05, 2016 at 09:52 AM about the 2004 Ford F-150 FX4 Ext. Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 5.4 F150 my son just bought with a blown engine.  my question is, I have found a good low miles 2004 expedition 5.4 engine, what all must be changed to engine swap?

5 Answers

12,035

Same year simple exchange... misc brackets or accessory might need indexing. as long as engine series is not different OF, course replace the awful Ford design 2 piece spark plugs when the engine is out, all these 5.4 3valve engines (photo in my garage) have the issue (breaking plugs) until 2008 correction.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer

@ Auto_Centric Is there any difference in the cam phaser? My sons is a 2004.5 F150. The guy doing my swap is giving us the run around saying he has to get new timing chains and cam phaser before he can finish Had the truck for two weeks...

12,035

Did he mention the plug problem or VCT's too. Possibly just doing a through job replacing the cam chain and phasers? They DO FAIL..did the pin shear from the cam are they "loose" even on a lower mileage engines.. ask him lots of questions, I can purchase a complete chain kit and phasers Vct's like now one call done! two weeks no excuses the guys slow..I never wait for parts even if it means $100 overnight shipping fee, my clients don't wait no need when scheduled this engine exchange is a two day service not two week unless he's doing it for a few hundred dollars, if you're willing to wait.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

No just wanting to charge me an extra $500 to change cam phaser and chain

6,515

It's actually a good idea cause these phasers tend to fail rather quick. I've seen it as early as 60k miles. $500 is a good deal but if it's OEM

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

F-150

Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 205,389 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,499.

ZIP:

Search Ford F-150 Questions

Ford F-150 Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 7,860
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 4,360
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,740
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,666 Great Deals out of 174,457 listings starting at $1,300
Used GMC Sierra 1500
808 Great Deals out of 67,795 listings starting at $2,484
Used Dodge Ram 1500
472 Great Deals out of 11,174 listings starting at $700
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
337 Great Deals out of 46,815 listings starting at $1,895
Used Toyota Tundra
441 Great Deals out of 34,121 listings starting at $3,200
Used Toyota Tacoma
521 Great Deals out of 40,494 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Mustang
454 Great Deals out of 45,579 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Titan
173 Great Deals out of 19,536 listings starting at $3,000
Used Chevrolet Colorado
218 Great Deals out of 24,165 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Explorer
929 Great Deals out of 72,325 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
558 Great Deals out of 28,787 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford Ranger
195 Great Deals out of 5,837 listings starting at $1,650
Used Jeep Wrangler
279 Great Deals out of 18,077 listings starting at $2,950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 127,044 listings starting at $13,377
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
114 Great Deals out of 17,720 listings starting at $18,848
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
194 Great Deals out of 7,869 listings starting at $17,900
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
374 Great Deals out of 12,544 listings starting at $7,995

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.