I have a 2006 Ford Explorer that was totaled and I have found a 2005 Ford Explorer that has a bad engine. Can I put the engine from my 2006 into the 2005?

Asked by May 16, 2017 at 11:31 PM about the 2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V6 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a2006 Explorer that was totaled but the
engine is good. I found a 2005 Ford Explorer with a
bad engine can I change them out to make 1 car

3 Answers


what model do you have? There are several factors involved. Most of all I would ask where was the major damage on your totaled vehicle? If it was around the engine area, don't even think about it.


also need to know about the mileage on the engine you are planning to use? Also have you done a great deal of towing?


No!!! Pick a 2006-2008 model for plug & play.

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