crushed intake valve ring

This is a typical intake valve seat failure. It doesn’t matter that this is a 4.7 Dodge pickup truck head. It happens to other car models as well. In most cases it is the intake seats, occasionally the exhaust. I don’t know how much money Chrysler saved per engine but my cost difference between powdered…

ford valve seat coming out

1997-2005 Ford 2.0 SOHC, VIN Code P, Escort, Focus and Tracer Obviously Ford sold a whole bunch of these cars. Of all the cylinder heads off these models we have done, about 75% are from a valve seat coming out. Sometimes it will damage more than one cylinder from shrapnel circulating through the still running engine…

It’s A Well Known Problem There are 3 engine families that have a well-known problem: the intake seats fall out which naturally causes internal engine damage. Unfortunately for the Chrysler/Dodge owners, Chrysler Corp. has 2 of them:  3.7 and 4.7 SOHC engines as well as the 5.7 and 6.1 Hemi engines. In addition (according to…

broken valve seat

To begin with, broken valve seats are expensive. How would you feel if you had to repair them again….in a week? Exactly! This is a partial list of vehicles and engines we have seen with this problem: Ford Escort 1.9 SOHC, Engine VIN Code J, 1986 thru 1996 Ford Escort 2.0 SOHC, Engine VIN Code…

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