For the 4.6L it's a fairly involved job and I wouldn't recomend it unless you are getting close to 100K miles or are having misfire problems. For the 4.6L it's a matter of removing or loosening the items that are in the way (such as the air cleaner drum and hose leading to the throttle body, as well as the electrical interface plugs and relays mounted on the firewall in the engine compartment on the passenger side of the car). Make sure you cover any ports or hoses that you disconnect to prevent dust or debris from getting blown into them. Removing the spark plug boots is usually the toughest part of the job, because there isn't enough room to get your hands in there to pull the boots off. I discovered with mine that a helpful technique is to use a length of strap type rope or cord and loop it around the spark plug wire. Then tie a slip knot in the rope and manuver the loop so it is around the head of the spark plug boot. Gently pull the loop tighter so it closes around the boot (NOT THE WIRE!). Once it's tight you can use the rope to pull upwards to disconnect the boot. Remember that the plugs are slightly angled on the Expedition's heads (towards the rear of the vehicle on the passenger side and the front on the driver's side), so you'll have to pull at a slight angle in order to release the plug boots.
After that it's all very straightforward stuff (blow out the area with compressed air, use a spark plug socket to remove plugs, gap new platnium plugs and use anti-seize compound on the threads of the new ones, use silicone dielectric grease on the boots, torque new plugs to spec, etc.). If you're unsure of how to proceed get a manual from Haynes for your vehicle.
A 1997 Ford Expedition 4.6L V8 has an oil capacity of six quarts.
yes - 8 spark plugs for a gas V8 engine
On a 1998 Ford Expedition : There are ( 8 spark plugs ) for the 4.6 and 5.4 liter V8 engines
I used factory plugs MotorCraft...
On a 1997 Ford Expedition : The 4.6 liter V8 engine uses ( 4R70W ) The 5.4 liter V8 engine uses ( E4OD )
In a 2002 Ford Expedition : For the 4.6 or 5.4 liter V8 engines : (there are 8 spark plugs )
Bank 2 is the drivers side of the engine in your Ford Expedition
With engine oil filter change : ( 6.0 quarts / 5.7 liters ) for the 5.4 liter V8 engine in a 1997 Ford Expedition
No spark plugs on a diesel
jack up car and change plugs from behind each front tire.
8 for the 4.6 L and 5.4 L V8 engines
( 8 ) in the 4.6 liter and 5.4 liter V8 engines
it is under front bumper on drivers side...this is on a 1997 expedition 4x4
You need to remove the valve cover ((V8) motor) and remove the spark plug coils, then you can change the plugs.
The 4R70W with the 4.6 L - V8 engine and the E4OD with the 5.4 L - V8 engine
How are the coils numbered
According to the 1997 Ford Expedition Owner Guide For the 4.6 and 5.4 liter V8 engines With engine oil filter change : ( 6.0 U.S. quarts of 5W-30 )
In the 1997 Ford Expedition , either the 4.6 liter ( 281 cubic inch ) V8 engine or the 5.4 liter ( 330 cubic inch ) V8 engine
Third one back on the driver's side
I did a tune up!! runs great
In a 1997 Ford Expedition : With engine oil filter change : Both the 4.6 and 5.4 liter V8 engines take : ( 6.0 U.S. quarts of 5W-30 ) according to the Owner Guide
Either the 4.6 liter - SOHC - V8 or the 5.4 liter - SOHC - V8 , that was the 2 engines available
At the under side of the radiator on the drivers side.
The 5.9L V8 has 8 spark plugs.The 5.9L V8 has 8 spark plugs.