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sohc 4.0l v6

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    2003 XLT 4.0 died at stoplight

    I have a 2003 ford explorer 4.0 SOHC 220K miles, I have done alot of maintenance on this vehicle over the years, but yesterday the engine began to stall in traffic, it shook, I pushed on the gas and it was sluggish going forward, I stopped again, tried to push on the accelerator and I believe...
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    Rebuilt 4.0 SOHC - Bad Oil Pressure

    I recently pulled my 4.0 motor and completely redid all of the chains and guides. I even put in a new water pump and oil pump. Finally got it all together and back in the truck. Everything seems great, except I am now having an oil pressure issue…. Now I understand the gauge is largely...
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    Quick Question

    I've mated my transmission and motor to my 2005 ford explorer successfully.I now have to torque the torque converter bolts.When i put the SUV in neutral and spin the motor by hand using a ratchet.I noticed that it take a little more muscle power to spin the motor.When it spins over...
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    New to me

    I have purchased a 1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4X4 and am doing some work on my own. I’ve already given her an oil change, cleaned the air filter (which had seeds in it, from a mouse or squirrel), and cleaned the maf sensor. Honestly, this is my FIRST vehicle, bought with my own money, and put under...
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    Looking at buying 01 Ranger. Advice?

    So I'm looking at buying a 2001 Ranger Edge Plus SuperCab 4.0 4WD with a stepside bed and 167,000 miles on it. I went to look at it this evening, and it seems pretty good apart from a few minor things that I would want to replace (like the cruise control buttons). My main concern is the SOHC 4.0...
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    Greetings Fellow Explorers! Better late than all of the time.

    Giant killer from East Texas with a 2005 Mountaineer "new to me" for my girlfriend. 178K, but she loves it. Expect to get (and need) a lot of good information from you all. Newbie here, but young at hearty 66 year old. Busted a lot of knuckles along the way, twisting wrenches and eating rust...
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    Hi from Budapest with my 1998

    Hi from Budapest. I bought my Explorer in 2005 and this forum helped me a lot. I am just made a registration to show my car, what is the result, thank you for everybody who wrote very useful articles. Unfortunatly this car had a lot of hidden problems and I couldnt find service stations and...
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    Strange new ticking sound after replacing timing chain tensioners.

    hello all, I have always been able to find solutions on existing threads, so if this is is covered please redirect me. 03 sport trac 4.0 Sohc I had a timing chain rattle on start up so I replaced the left and right tensioners. I primed them before installing them. I drove home from the...
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    99 4L SOHC Xlt Exhaust pipe size?

    I’m goin to be installing an exhaust cutout and I was wondering what the stock exhuast pipe size from the cat to the muffler
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    Long time user just now Introducing myself

    Sup everyone. You can call me Sheepdog just here to learn and teach as much as possible and hopefully build an awesome Explorer at the end of the day with the help of the knowledge base here.:bounce:
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    Thanks for the add!

    I'm not an Explorer owner anymore, but I'd like to be again. I used to own a VERY capable 97 Eddie Bauer with a 4.0 SOHC, 5spd automatic, 4x4 with 4.10 gears. I sold it when the family was tight on money. When we're not quite so tight, I want to get a similar model. I was looking into the...
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    Possible t-stat housing or water pump leaking... can’t get a good view angle

    2000 rwd with 4.0 soho with ac. i have a coolant leak which appears to be coming from the right side (pass) of the pump. I just can’t get a good look at it to really verify it. I am thinking to pull off the alternator, alt bracket, and tensioner just to verify it. May put everything back on...
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    Hello guyz and galz I need help please!!!!! :-) I own an australian ford explorer limited 2000 sohc 4.0 v6 and I need help locating my engine number please :,(
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    2002 Ford Explorer 4.0 SOHC Low Oil Pressure

    Hi, I just rebuilt my 2002 ford explorer 4.0 SOHC engine at 180,000 miles. I replaced all the bearing, gaskets, oil pump, timing set. The main bearing clearances are .002, .002, .0015, .002. After the rebuild when hot oil pressure was dropping to 3psi at idle in gear. After replacing the pump...
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    Best after market radiator brand?

    I have a slow leak from an upper seam neck the upper hose inlet neck.... tired of dealing with seeing a little coolant on the ground... seems the Original part was XL2H 8005-DA or 8005(RAD-132) and now the part number is XL2Z8005DA ? I have the heavy duty towing package and the SOHC set up...
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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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    Sport Trac engine rattle after replacing timing chains

    Hello, I have a 2002 Sport Trac 4.0 SOHC with 175,000 miles. I just replaced the front and rear timing chains and tensioners after hearing the rattling indicating the cassettes were worn out. It now no longer rattles when starting, but does at differing speeds and rpms when driving...
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    SAS + OHV to SOHC motor swap, transmission, tc, and harness questions and guidance requested

    I'm rolling my project truck into my garage later this week, and could use some guidance on the harness. The truck in question is a 97 sport 4wd, and it's ohv power plant seems pretty rough. I also have a parts truck, an 01 2dr 2wd 4.0l sohc, and my current daily, a 97 sport 4wd sohc on 35's...
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    2000 4.0L SOHC Oil Gauge

    Hey all, I have a 2000 Ford Explorer 4.0L SOHC and while driving on the highway my oil pressure gauge dropped below L. After pulling over, the engine started to run roughly and rattle so I immediately shut it off. Upon inspection of the oil level, I don't seem to be leaking or burning oil. Does...
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    98 Explorer Sport SOHC

    Hey guys, I'm finding it difficult to find anything on this so i thought i would just start a new thread. I'm new so I apologize for anything i'm about to say that sounds ignorant....BUT, Is there anyone who knows about the dangers of using a chip or removing the governor(the thing that...
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    V6 or V8

    Hi, I'm new here but I've got a 98' Ford Explorer Sport with the V6 SOHC engine and one of the back timing chains has gone bad and I'll have to pull the engine either way. So, I was hoping for some guidance as far as whether I should replace the timing chains or just replace the engine; and if I...
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    Removal of exhaust shield for 5r55e transmission service

    I am preparing for a diy servicing on my transmission. The first three were done by shops. I can only floor jack this and of course will be laying down doing the work:( I am needing to ask, how is the exhaust shield bolted or secured on to the trans housing and is it required to be removed or...
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    Devil you know or time to ditch?

    Realize this question is highly individual, circumstantial and subjective. But I'd like input on how close I am to that crossroad when it might not make sense to put money into an aging vehicle. Here are the basics: 2004 XLT 4WD V6 w/ 157k. Bought in 07 with 66k. Favorite feature: no car...
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    cpp wires for manual conv.

    converted my 99 sport sohc to manual. id like to install the cpp because i almost started it into my bench in my garage and it revs like crazy on cruise control. just need to know which wires to hook up and where they are coming from. pictures or links to other threads would be great im stumped...
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    Bad Catalytic Converter

    I drive a 2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 Sohc 6 cylinder 4wd, 64,000 miles. A few weeks ago I noticed a loud rattle when starting the engine and on the Down Rev. I eventually traced the noise to inside the passenger side catalytic converter. The last few weeks I've been trying to figure out why my...