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2000 Ford Excursion Question: How do you prevent spark plugs from blowing out?

 

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, 5.4L V8, Mancelona, MI, January 30, 2011, 12:16
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I am considering buying a 2000 excursion. I've heard horror stories about the spark plugs blowing out of the 5.4 v-8.I'm a mechanic what can I do to prevent this from happening?

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    January 30, 2011, 21:47
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    Bascially, all you can do is ensure that the spark plugs are torqued correctly in the cylinder head. (7-14 lb/ft)

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    , January 31, 2011, 17:06
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    Thank you for the info.

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