The Ford F-Series has been around since 1948 with tons of body styles and performance options available. When it comes to F-150’s that were manufactured from 2001- 2003, as well as the 2004 Heritage editions, replacing the exhaust manifold can be a tricky process. For 4.6L and 5.4L engines, removing and installing a new exhaust manifold entails the same easy procedure. Keep reading for the step by step process of removing the exhaust manifold on your Ford.
One of the most confusing seems to be the term cat-back system. It is actually a very straight forward idea, but the name may not be understood. As part of the exhaust system in most cars in America is a special device called a catalytic converter recycling. This device is designed to remove harmful chemicals in the exhaust steam, buy converting them to other less harmful products. The catalytic converter or cat is required in all 50 states, and it is illegal to drive a car without one.
Activate the lights. Turn on the headlights to ensure that they are working — high and low beams. Get out and observe the same, check the turn signal lights, fog lights and brake lights. Look closely at the headlamps — there should be no moisture gathering inside.
In cars with manual transmission you have to change gears by pressing down the clutch with your foot and moving a lever. Cars with automatic transmission change gears without control by the driver. Lower gears give the car more torque and speed. When the car moves faster the transmission shifts to higher gears.
LED catalytic converter recycling Light-emitting diodes. Light technology now used in head and tail lights, as seen on Audi, BMW and others. Rather than one big light, it looks like a number of smaller lights.
The ads GM is running, including those they ran during the Summer Olympics, reflect those necessary changes. Another aspect of those ads, that very few people are aware of, is the Cobalt gets better EPA fuel mileage ratings than the Aveo. The Cobalt is a larger car, weighs more and has a bigger engine. The engine is the same basic design as the Aveo. Why does it get higher MPG? Because the profit margin is higher!
One last difficulty, while not life threatening, that can be embarrassing is the fact that you can’t smell body odor. You would have no idea if you had bad breath, body odor or your hair smelled bad. Personal hygiene would have to by very meticulous and overly so to avoid any embarrassments. The same can be said of using too much or too many strongly scented products. You also couldn’t tell when you had overdone it on the perfume or cologne.