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2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenaline AWD 4dr V6

2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
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All Wheel Drive, 4 Door
13 mpg city / 19 mpg hwy
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August 12, 2012, 7:33 pm

James T
 

Question: engine swap

i own a 2003 explorer sport trac 4.0 sohc. the stock engine is shot and i was wondering if the 4.0 out of a 98 explorer would interchange.


August 19, 2012, 8:22 pm

Ron W
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Probably not. The computer and sensors in an 03 are much more sophisticated than a 98. If it was possible, you'd probably have to take the 98 wiring harness and computer just to make it run, but even your instrument cluster is a computer (module) now so it probably would not interface properly with the 98 computer.


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