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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Ford Excursion Oil May Leak Onto Starter From Passenger-Side Head Gasket
Ford Excursion Problem
Engines Affected: 6.8L V10, Gasoline
Average Mileage: 164,000 mi (148,000 mi - 180,000 mi)
Visitor, 2002 Ford Excursion, 180,000 mi
I have a V10. Oil burning smell occurs and smoke comes from passenger side tire
Visitor, 2001 Ford Excursion, 6.8L V10, 148,000 mi
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.