Engine removal tips

Asked by Feb 06, 2017 at 01:20 PM about the 2006 Ford Explorer XLT V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I'm going to remove the engine on my Ford Explorer 2006/ 4.0 V6 need some
tips for best result.

3 Answers

76,955

Rent a good lift and have a helper that knows what they are doing. An engine tilting device can help a lot.

52,125

A service manual may be helpful.

20,190

Take care when removing the exhaust system from the manifolds under the vehicle. The studs become rusty and brittle from exposure. If you snap one off you will have to weld one back on. It is a tight fit on the drivers side.

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