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    4.0 SOHC. Replace timing or Not?

    I have a RWD, 2001 ford explorer sport, with the 4.0 SOHC engine, that has about 195k miles on what I assume is the original trans and engine. I inherited the truck from my late mother. I have put the last 15-20k miles on it with minor issues but now I have a nice clear rattle at cold start from...
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    2007 Ford Explorer XLT Engine Replacement

    I currently have a 2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L SOHC, vin E, V6 which needs a new engine. I was reading online and as far as i understand any 4.0L SOHC engine is compatible so that would mean any ford explorer xlt engine between 2006-2008 is compatible with my 2007 ford. Is this true or do i need...
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    New to me 96 Explorer Eddie Bauer

    Greetings and Salutations! I recently acquired a 1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0 4WD truck. It was owned by my deceased step father since it was new, then to my mother, and now to me. Cracking a little over 193k miles, it has had the transmission rebuilt, the cluster is going to need to...
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    My 2001 Explorer is leaking really badly from behind the fan. Whenever I take a look at it from under it all runs down the subframe. I have no idea where it's coming from exactly. Someone told me it was the timing chain gasket or the cover? I checked from the hood of the car and I don't see...
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    93 xlt rebuild. Need some help

    So long story short. I got a steal of a deal on my explorer. Ended up paying $260. I took a bit of a risk. And it payed off for awhile. Through my travels i acquired a newish block from a friend of mine. And the time has come to make the swap. The motor in the suv has come to the end of...
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    Swapping an A_arm 2wd to I_beam 2wd

    Im doin this swap with a short deadline due to work. I am buying an ibeam setup without steering components or crossmembers. I know what i need Im just not sure what it all intails... Any advice?
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    A no start condition because of a defective PATS key.

    98 explorer XLT 4.0 i was told my sister parked the car and the next morning it would not start. she brought it to a monroe service center. they told her she had a bad fuel pump, i work at a junkyard so i replaced her fuel pump and tank for short money. it still will not start... the...