can my2000 v6 4 engine be convert to burn gas and or ethonal fuel

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Asked by Oct 28, 2007 at 10:34 PM about the 2000 Ford Explorer

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Short answer, no. Ethanol is corrosive to fuel system components so so-called "flex fuel" engines that can burn either gas or E85 Ethanol typically have different fuel pumps, different injector rails, hardened valve seats, and a few other changes. It would be cheaper to find a car that had the Flex Fuel capacity than to try to replace everything with the proper parts to run E85.

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