can you put a 2011 hhr motor in a 2006 hhr if you change the ecm?

Asked by Jun 20, 2015 at 04:32 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet HHR LS

Question type: General

the timing chain guide broke and it messed the motor up and i found a 2011 model motor
with 72,000 miles on it and wanted to buy it but didnt know if it would work or not!!

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u can do anything u want if u have the money & know how

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If the motor is the same, make sure the bolt on items will fit and work. Motor mounts, transmission, EFi system, and all others should be a cross over fit. It wouldn't hurt to stop into the specialty parts shop and ask. they have the book that will tell.

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