2008 Triton 5.4 3v Phaser Knock Fixed with LockOuts
2008 F150 with the "fixed" cam phaser issue. Search around and you will quickly find that this is a wide spread issue that Ford is unable to fix. Most times you end up footing the bill and still walk away with the same problem either instantly or within a short time. I will be installing a cam phaser locks and updating the PCM to resolve this issue. Yes you will loose some HP and Torque but in the long run you dont have to keep paying for failed phasers and VCT solenoids. Currently the parts are back ordered (seems its hard to keep up with demand) but once they come in I will post another video of the results.
Cam Phaser Lockout Installation Instructions - Livernois Motorsports
Livernois Motorsports & Engineering is proud to present a step by step
instructional video for installing our Cam Phaser Lockouts in your Ford
4.6/5.4L 3-valve engines using our Cam Phaser Noise Repair Kit.
This kit includes:
- Livernois Motorsports Cam Phaser Lockouts
- Livernois Motorsports Chain Wedge Tool
- Two New Cam Phaser Bolts
- Livernois Motorsports MyCalibrator Tuner
- Written Instructions as well as this video.
For more information, please call us at 313-561-5500 or email us at
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Cam Phaser Noise Repair Kit - Ford 3-Valve 4.6 / 5.4 V8 Engines
This kit for 4.6/5.4L 3V engine eliminates the most common failure or issue
with those engines; the cam phaser. Cam phaser knock on the 4.6/5.4L 3V
Ford Engine is a very common problem, one that can result in complete
engine failure if not repaired. This kit corrects the "knocking" noise from
a failed cam phaser. This package is the only true, long term repair, and
can save thousands of Dollars in unnecessary or temporary repairs.
Included in this kit are the following items:
Livernois Motorsports Cam Phaser Lockout
· Prevents and corrects common failure point in 2004-2014 4.6/5.4 3V
· No more "Clatter" noise from Cam phaser
· Simple to install, cost effective solution
AIW MyCalib8or Hand-held Tuner
· Programmed to accommodate for Livernois phaser Lockout
· Retains any existing custom tuning
· No need for "custom" tuning
· Simple to use with step-by-step prompts
Livernois Motorsports Chain Wedge Tool
· Simplifies phaser removal
· Securely holds Chains in position for phaser removal
OEM Quality Cam Phaser Bolt
· Brand new hardware ensures proper clamping force on phaser
Triton After Lockouts Installed
Here is the follow up video of my 08 5.4 3 valve after I installed the Cam
Phaser Lockouts. I have ran over 6K miles since installing the lock outs
with no issues. See my other video for before and after effect.
Any questions just message me.
Ford F150 5.4L 3V Triton Ticking Noise & Rev [solved]
I need help diagnosing this noise. Any help would be appreciated! If I
left anything out that would help than just comment or PM me and I'll be
sure to add it.
Update: We had the truck taken to a mechanic a week or two ago and he
replaced two or three coil packs, a couple spark plugs, and it runs like
new. The ticking is gone and it's gained power.
How to build your 5.4 ford motor
This video shows block tear down and reassembly on your 5.4 also torque
specs, replacing your pistons and correct placement of rings and pistons
part two is heads and timing chain and timing your 5.4 non fazer motor
5.4lit 3v VCT Phaser replacement HD
This video is the replacement of the Variable Cam Timing (VCT) phaser on a
2006 Ford, F150. Time lapsed video of a 5.5 hour repair from start to
finish. Thanks for watching and don't forget to rate and comment!
Help keep these repair videos coming! It takes a lot of time and effort to
produce quality help for everyone. If these videos have helped in your
repairs, I ask for donation to help keep these video and to keep new videos
Variable CAM Timing
Variable CAM Timing
Get the book here: https://www.createspace.com/4321251
Variable CAM timing is a concept that entails changing the camshaft timing,
as needed, depending on engine LOAD demands. This technology was impossible
just a few years ago, due to the state of the art electronics needed. The
latest Variable CAM Timing (VCT) systems are infinitely variable, meaning
they have no specified settings. CAM timing can be changed or varied
instantaneously across the whole range (ie. Plus or Minus 30 degrees from
normal). By varying the CAM timing, the ECM can regulate the power curve to
meet its own needs. On any gasoline engine, each RPM setting has an optimum
CAM timing setting, depending on load. Up until a few years ago engines
were set whatever the CAM lobes were machined at. With modern VCT, this
relationship can be varied, also varying the engine's power curve. Most
modern VCT systems do not control valve lift, but do great by simply
changing open and close timing points during engine operation. See how it
works here, with this superbly animated training video on automotive
technology and variable cam timing (VCT).
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