2001 Ford Explorer Q&A
2001 Ford Explorer Question: engine manifold leak
Yes the manifolds are plastic manifold and they commonly leak. And $1200 is abut right, sorry to say. But get a second opinion on the leak, because they usually run poorly or set a Check Engine Light, I have not heard of many leaking coolant, so make SURE the manifold is the source of the coolant leak, have someone pressure check the system and then SHOW the place on the manifold where it is leaking. - dandd
Check engine light is on-Code P0174 says system too lean-left bank.
The composite (plastic) intake manifold may crack near the thermostat housing and cause a coolant leak. Ford released an updated manifold that was reinforced to prevent a recurrence. No recall wa...
It leaks a lot of oil, drivers side of the engine down to the exhaust until it smokes white smoke. It empty's all the oil so I have to constantly put oil in it. There is a puddle of oil underneath ...
A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a cracked exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.
The intake manifold O-ring gaskets commonly leak, causing stalling and poor idle quality; the Check Engine Light will illuminate.