What engines are interchangeable?

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Asked by Jun 25, 2015 at 01:39 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V8 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Two engines were offered that year. The v8 and the 4.0 V6.

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I know that but what 4.6l engines out of other vehicles can i replace the 4.6l engine out of my 03 explorer with?

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Check the 8th digit of your vin and the letter (engine) is probably listed as "W". This engine was used in the 03-04-and 05 models. Take note though I purchased a 2000 V6 explorer new which was suppose to come with the 4.0 V6 SOHC engine. A year of so later I was doing some minor work and noticed I had the old 4.0 pushrod engine in the vehicle. I immediately check with Ford and learned some leftover engines from model year 1999, which used both V6 engines, were installed in the 2000 model. I was instructed to check the engine code with the vin. Sure enough the code was for the older engine. Using an engine with the same engine code should work.

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My 8th digit is an e

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My 8-digit is an e

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My eighth digit is a 5

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Will a 4.0 2005 ford explorer motor fit in a 4.0 2002 ford explore. 8th digit vin number is E

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Is a '96 4.6l V8 compatible with the 96 explore that has a 4.0l in it?

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will a 97 ford explorer engine fit in a 05 ford explorer 8th digit vin number k

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What interchange with the ford freestyle 4.0

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Would a 1998 5.o 302 moter fit in a 2003 ford explorer.

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will a ba boss xr8 motor fit in for explorer

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Can I put my 1988 Chevy S10 2.2 moter an transmission into my 2005 Ford explorer _4.0

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Can I put any type of Toyota engins and transmission in my Ford explorer 2008??

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Will a 2000 ford explorer interchange with 1997 ford ranger

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What year engine will exchange with a 2002 ford explore 4.6 v8

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Will a 02 ford explorer 4.6 motor fit in a 98 ford expedition

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Will a motor or of a Ford expedition 2001 model for in a 2006 Ford explorer 4.0,l

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Bri - No. The Expedition has a V8, not a 4.0.

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