97 Ford Explorer motor swap

Asked by May 13, 2018 at 09:59 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 97 Ford Explorer 2wd 4.0 SOHC
that needs a new motor. Will a 4wd 4.0
SOHC work in its place?

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Yes, the engines are the same for 2 wheel drive and four wheel drive, the transfer case is what makes the difference. My 1997 4X4 and 1999 2 wheel drive have the 4.0 engine.

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