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Asked by Jan 06, 2016 at 09:26 AM about the 2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Ford Eddie Bauer 4.0 engine stall
yesterday now it turns real fast when I try to
crank it

4 Answers

Is it the timing chain

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I don't remember a 4.0 v8 in the explorer ever. Whatever engine you have cranking fast like it has no compression does sound like a timing chain issue.

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Right, timing chain in that one, tensioners , chains, did you hear any abnormal noise coming from the front of the engine? Like Guy said, check compression, may be a timing issue.

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4.0 v6 of that year is a SOHC engine, cam on each side with tensioners, guides, etc. The front one is a real pain to change. If the rear one is the problem the engine needs to come out of the vehicle. If the rear guides/tensioners, etc are the problem, and the engine has to come out of the car, then it is worth while to just purchase a remanufactured (not rebuilt) engine and drop it in.

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