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Old 01-10-2018, 09:50 AM
RevPaul RevPaul is offline
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Default Lost head gasket at 294K

Sad news today. The 2000 Ranger is sick.

Now I have to decide if I should replace motor, or head gasket or sell it off to someone who will want to work on it.

At least I have my 2014 F-150 to keep me on the road.

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Old 02-14-2018, 07:25 PM
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Default Re: Lost head gasket at 294K

I feel for you. Four years ago my 05 blew a head gasket when I was sitting at a red light and the motor was toast, locked up tight. It only had 125K on it. I was pissed to say the least. I marched into the dealer with my meticulous maintenance paper work and sat down with the head honcho. They ended up paying for the labor and I bought the new engine. $3400 later...
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Old 02-21-2018, 09:03 AM
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Default Re: Lost head gasket at 294K

You can get heads from alabama cylinder head and gaskets for about 500. I did mine a few years ago even with how old it was and having 240k on it, well worth it. Not a difficult job even for a first timer doing it, just make sure you label where everything came from and you'll be fine. It will take about a full day or two if you've never done them before.
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