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How long do they usually last?

Discussion in 'Under the Hood' started by nnorton44, September 10, 2004.

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    1. nnorton44

      nnorton44 Active Member

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      I've got a 1993 Ford Explorer with around 175,000 miles, I was wondering how long can you drive before the engine pretty much dies? It has been mostly city driving, a responsible adult driving good for the 150,000 then the last 25,000 I have been pushing it pretty hard. Whats the typical amount of miles I can get before replacing anything?

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    3. Glacier991

      Glacier991 EF Tranny Guru Moderator Emeritus

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      Barring severe overheating (a head killer on the 4.0's) the engine will easily make 200K and maybe 300K with regularoil changes and proper care and use.
       
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      have mine for 219000+ still strong but pings
       
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      F14CRAZY To the flo...

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      How much oil is it consuming? But yeah, with proper care, it'll to 200,000+ easy. A gentleman has one here with over 400,000 :thumbsup:
       
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      its not the engine you need to worry about its your tranny
       
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      F14CRAZY To the flo...

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      That's true. If the engine is cared for, you can estimate using several trannys for every engine. Whether auto or manual, they're all pretty weak. Some have lasted 200,000+ miles though but not many.
       

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