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Rough Idle When Cold Due to Upper Intake Manifold Gasket Leak on Ford Explorer

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The Check Engine Light will illuminate and the engine will idle roughly when cold. There are updated upper intake manifold gaskets to resolve the problem.

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Ford Explorer Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 129,662 (51,000–205,631)
Engines affected: 4.0L V6, 4.0L V6 SOHC
5 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001
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