Camshaft and crankshaft timing how to. Ford Explorer 2006 4.0 engine

Asked by Sep 14, 2016 at 07:24 PM about the 2006 Ford Explorer XLT V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Need help on setting the timing (camshaft & crankshaft)

3 Answers

6,535

This is something you may not want to get into. This engine has 4 timing chains. 1 from crankshaft to balancer, 1 from crankshaft to jack shaft which is the center shaft, 1 from jackshaft to driver side camshaft and 1 more from jack shaft to passenger side camshaft. There's no marks on camshafts like the older engines therefore you have to use a special tool. I bought it from Amazon for like $175. here is the tool part number if you decide to tackle it but if it's not done correctly, you'll bend the head valves... OTC 6488 Ford SOHC 4.0L V6 Cam Service Kit

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
6,535

Btw if you decide to do it, the passenger side has to be done with engine out of the vehicle since it's on the rear of the engine. Good luck

46,415

Yup, if you change all the chains the engine has to come out.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Explorer

Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 72,518 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Search Ford Explorer Questions

Ford Explorer Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 10,090
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,110
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,021 Great Deals out of 74,887 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Expedition
472 Great Deals out of 24,887 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
550 Great Deals out of 29,234 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford F-150
2,194 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used GMC Acadia
481 Great Deals out of 48,117 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Edge
700 Great Deals out of 50,637 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Durango
274 Great Deals out of 22,704 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Highlander
345 Great Deals out of 24,768 listings starting at $2,499
Used Ford Escape
1,391 Great Deals out of 93,563 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota 4Runner
252 Great Deals out of 20,494 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Pilot
380 Great Deals out of 21,194 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Pathfinder
266 Great Deals out of 22,736 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Yukon
376 Great Deals out of 18,226 listings starting at $2,950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 44,525 listings starting at $22,710
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
181 Great Deals out of 5,335 listings starting at $16,900
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
178 Great Deals out of 4,653 listings starting at $13,890
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
218 Great Deals out of 6,173 listings starting at $9,990
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
112 Great Deals out of 2,987 listings starting at $7,300

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.