will a 2005 ford escape auto trans 4wd fit a 2003 model

Asked by Apr 08, 2014 at 07:45 PM about the 2003 Ford Escape Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

have a 2003 ford escape  v6...bad trans..have a 2005 escape 4wd wrecked body..will trans
interchange

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The 2005 changed several items on the transmission, so that they will not interchange. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) controls more of the transmission functions on a 2005 than on the 2003. The model year change was 2005. So, 2001 to 2004 interchange, 2005 doesn't.

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