Engine Oil Leak from Right Head Gasketon Ford Excursion

An oil leak may develop from the the right side head gasket.  Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. Our technician tell us an updated head gasket is available to correct this concern.

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Average mileage : 164,000 (148,000–180,000)
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2 Years Affected: 2001, 2002
3 people reported this problem
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2002 Ford Excursion180,000
I have a V10. Oil burning smell occurs and smoke comes from passenger side tire
2001 Ford Excursion- 6.8L V10148,000
Oil dripping from right side (passenger) head gaskets. Noticed an oil burn odor after driving the vehicle coming from the passenger front tire area. Able to see puffs of smoke come from manifold behind front tire. Repair estimate is around $2900 to replace both gaskets.
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