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Blew hole in bottom of motor, is it worth fixing ??
If the engine has a rod that went through the block or oil pan then you may have damaged the engine block beyond repair. I would recommend having a mechanic inspect the motor and check for a possible engine swap...
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Can I change my V8 to a V6 in my 2000 Mercury Moutaineer
Hello. This is something that is possible but it is not typically cost effective. The engine will fit in place but you will need to change over the transmission and all of the electrical and the computers. Once that is...
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Total Engine Replacement
If only the timing belt is broken, and there is no valve train or piston damage (due to the belt break for instance), or other engine damage, it will be more cost effective to repair the engine and even do...
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Stock engine swap replacement compatibility
The engines (i.e., the long block assemblies) from the two subject VIN's are 100% interchangeable. Please note though that sensors, electronics, controls and accessories on the engines would have to be separately verified OR, without verification, simply carried over from...
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Engine rebuild 1995 Chevrolet Camaro
Hi - unfortunately, engine rebuilding is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. For a rebuilt engine, check with some of the national rebuilders like Jasper or NAPA for prices - or your local automotive machine shop. Also, consider...
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Fix, trade, sell, or sell for parts?
Lisa: The sales tax alone on a brand new $25,000 car is about $2,000. Obviously, a repair bill of $2,700 (or less, if possible) looks attractive in a comparison like that. If you buy a "used" car from a dealer,...
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The serpentine belt did not break but truck stopped running towed to honda dealer and it is the serpentine belt but they are also
To justify any repair expense, you first need an accurate diagnosis. It would be unusual to need a new engine, even at 150,000 miles, unless something catastrophic occurred. If the dealership did not provide you with a complete and intelligible...
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Do I repair the engine or timing chain?
With this engine you have to remove the engine to do the timing chains for both heads. One chain is in front and other is in rear of engine. Since you have such high mileage on the engine already I...
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Engine swap with Ej20x, Ecu question
I will describe a scenario that will work and you can then judge your actual circumstances based on that. The initial issue is not the "country of origin" but rather whether the block and heads are identical, in every respect,...
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Swapping engines.
If you are going to try and replace the engine with the turbo engine for this car you are going to have more than a few modifications to do. The main one is the wire harnesses will b different. The...
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Can you give me an estimate? 1997 Mercedes SL600
Hello - this sounds like serious engine repair which, unfortunately, is beyond the services YourMechanic currently offers. In general, an engine replacement with a warranted used or rebuilt engine can be less expensive than the repair cost for the situation...
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I got 97 ford f150 with 4.6 v8 and I was wondering if I could swap my 4.6l with a 91 5.0 s.h.o motor
You would need to do some major modifications to vehicle to do this swap. I would not recommend do the swap. The 1991 5.0 had less horsepower than the 4.6. You would be better off replacing the 4.6 1997 with...
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I want to know what is this type of engine for mercedes Engine No. 102 011 36 01 02L-89
Hi there. The serial number 102 011 36 01 is for a Mercedes-Benz 2.3 L 4 cylinder engine. It belongs to the M102 engine family for the Mercedes-Benz vehicle in the 80's and early 90's.
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Engine swap!
The main problem in such a swap is the engine computers for the two engines you are referring to are not interchangeable. And, you cannot flash re-program your existing computer to work with the new engine because the two use...
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Blown engine in mariner
2001 Mountaineers sell for $1,000 to $2,000 if in good condition. Professionally rebuilt engines for the 2001 (crate engines) vary in cost depending on which size engine you have and also the drive configuration (e.g., 2WD versus 4WD). At any...
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What should be the total cost including labor, parts and shipping be for a low mileage engine replacement?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to send and replace the engine in a Jeep Liberty V-6 3.7L.
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Motor blown it had 2.5 motor What year motor will fit? 2000 Subaru Forrester
Hi there - the single overhead cam, non-turbo 2.5l engine in your Forrester was produced from 1999 until present day, and should swap with minimal differences. Be sure to include the engine electronics from the "newer" engine for increased compatibility....
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Truck running ruff with newer use engine that just was put in. 2006 Ford F150
Hi there - first task is to check for problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is illuminated or not. This will guide the most direct path to a fix. Since this is an engine swap scenario, I would next...
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Car engine replacement
The 2002 and 2003 Camry and Solara, at least, used that engine. Inasmuch as engines are computer controlled, replacements have to be absolutely EXACT, otherwise the engine may not even start because the engine sensor interface with the existing PCM...
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I think my motor is toast.
It's possible you have major engine damage but to rule this in or out, the best thing to do is schedule an engine diagnostic. One quick test you can do is a compression test. Obviously, if compression is super low...

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