1997 Ford F-150 Questions

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Where is the hose heater core control valve location

need to know if a 197 ford 4.6 came out with a one roll radiator

The vehicle was hard to start this morning. Engine turned over fine just did not fire up right away. once running both the fuel light and oil light stayed on. This truck has the v-6 engine.

do i need to drop the the front differental and how do i do that which bolts tdo i pull to have it drop down without removing to much other stuff

They CV look different, old one is copper tip, newer one is ceramic tip. Also little tabs on wiring connector don't line up, need to cut off tips to slide in?

Fog up the windshield like it does if the heater core went out. I changed out the thermostat but it is still blowing cold air and the temperature gage doesnt move but a little bit. Its beencold here thinning between 5°f & 25°f.
Is it the climate control module or the heater blender door actuator?

when I switch to 4x4 the light stays on and will not switch back to 2 wheel drive

runs great until 50 and below, also had it scanned and it is saying coolant temp is 253 and it is not overheating. even installed block heater with no help. it will start if I use starting fluid.

Are the engines the Same from 97-08 on the 4.2's minus the intakes? I need to replace mine 97's 4.2

Can I mount the seal on the pulley and drive it in with the special tool that install the harmonic balancer?

1997 ford f 150 when truck heats up gauges go quarter off. Amp hand discharge and oil pressure goes red side.

It was recommended I just buy a new engine for the truck, but is there any alternative?

I was told I only have two options. I have no idea which would be the better investment.

The last mechanic I'd taken the truck to gave up after hours of attempting to remove it.

I paid only five hundred dollars for the vehicle. I love the thing but I've been told it's in need of a new engine. How much should I expect to pay for both the engine and the work to replace it?