It may not be cracked, I replaced mine several weeks ago and discovered the gasket on the old cover was pushed away. It's not an expensive repair either way. If your somewhat mechanical you can do it yourself..
It was not bad, although the intake has to be removed. If you are somewhat mechanical you should fine. I would allow 1-2 hours max. My biggest issue was finding one. Hopefully your local dealers can get it for you.
My Raptor is a late build 18 and was bought new. Recently I decided to replace the spark plugs with the 542's that I've had for at least 2 years. This is a low miles truck with only 22000 on the clock, so first time the engine cover was removed and of coarse I was shocked to see the puddle of...
I talked to a Ford Tech about the issue and he was under the impression the block was changed some time in 17 I think and while some had coolant issues right away others were fine. We have one of these in our fleet of cars also