Can a swap be done. I just need the truck running for as little as possible; so I can part out the aftermarket goodies and return the truck to semi-stock, and then sell it. That is the reason I have mentioned fuel economy so many times. However, I have also heard about head gasket problems with this engine. I spoke with a service manager at a local Ford dealership and he said he has never known of Ford to reimburse a customer in this type of situation. But if it's a bad manifold gasket, then coolant is leaking internally and the engine's life is threatened. Of course, I would never swap in a different gas v6 other than a 4.
My Old trusty 1997 F-150''s 4. . Its just my job to find the replacement. You will have to make some custom plates to mout the coil packs to the front of your 5. Or, do a cummins b3. More horsepower can mean better fuel economy, as long as you aren't just dumping extra fuel in to attain that extra horsepower. The hood of the vehicle, interior, and both front end tires were burned and damaged beyond repair.
That means that all the transmissions will bolt up. This truck just isn't worth the money anymore to build. A simple check of the coolant level will determine the loss of coolant. While the contact was at work she was informed that the front end of her vehicle had caught on fire. Their are currently hundreds of complaints against this motor and no one has had any luck with it. Small possibility of it being slightly better. I need to get a good, new, car with a good warranty, gas mileage, and something that I like.
Right now, my cost is going to be a little over 1450 for the shop to install a motor that I give them. The manufacturer was called and offered no assistance. Ok guys and gals New user here and I've got a big question and possibly a problem. There are many happy owners with Ford 4. I was told my flywheel has a counter weight on it.
I had it serviced because the check light came on. I decide to not put the money into it for a fix. Whatever problem is under the hood will only become worse. Problem is that they are less reliable than the 4. Think about it, 200 more cubic centimeters, same basic design idea, 45 more ponies.
Your support is greatly appreciated. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996. I was told that it will be a straight drop in, I just have to swap some parts. Answer the questions, then we can talk about price. . So, if the bolt pattern is the same what is the need for a new clutch assembly? I am able to buy a 3.
I have a 97 F150 with a 4. The stall speed of the 4. Make Model Year Cyl Size Drv Vin Options Ford E-150 Club Wagon 3 6 4. Tell us more about the van. Consulting the Consumer reports history, I find that the Ford V6 as used in the Explorer has a better than average rating and only 2006 had cooling system problems.
Of course, this kind of swap would be much more costly and more technical with nearly no technical support available from other members, as it is not something people have done on here. So far no damage to the vehicle, but it was not fixed yet. A taurus with a 3. Accessories: Some engines have 8 rib serpentine belts and some have 6. Not saying it isn't so. It is in a heavier vehicle than an explorer.
He has discovered several other people who have experienced the same failure. I could swap in a 4. The oil sender wire on the 4. Power doesn't really feel like it is in the right place either. My question is I guess, can I drop the 5. A high performance engine from them would be 5000 alone for the engine.
If the gasket failed, coolant leaked internally and caused significant damage. The fire department was called to extinguish the fire and the vehicle has not been diagnosed by the dealership or the insurance company. Our family has had pretty bad luck with the Ford 3. I was told by my Ford dealership that if I drove with number 4 cylinder misfiring for an extended period it may cause hydro lock or fire damage to the engine. The consumer stated maybe it was a design defect because he heard the same problem from other people about the same vehicle. Check out the video on the second row. The 4r70w came behind most 5.