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motor went bad, will a 3800, in the later Buick's bolt up?
The engine in the 1986 LeSabre was used in model years 1986, 1987 and 1988. Your vehicle's engine is controlled by a power train control module that is specific to the present engine design. Consequently, only catalog listed 100% interchangeable...
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Can a 2010 town have a bad cylinder wall?
The newer engines of the 3.8 liter line can be installed into the van as long as the wiring harness and computer comes with it for the VVT system. If you need further assistance with your engine swap, then seek...
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Cylinder heads
If you only need a complete, re-manufactured cylinder head, that will be more economical than replacing the entire engine. On your car, replacing the cylinder head is 1/6th the cost of replacing the entire engine. There is one caveat though...
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Broken engine 2003 Ford Expedition
Hello - unfortunately, YourMechanic does not offer engine swaps as a service currently. For an estimate on engine replacement cost, check out "crate" engines (new from Ford) from suppliers like Jeg's and Summit Racing. Installation extra of course. Thanks for...
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i would like to know which engines are interchangable with my 2001 vw cabrio 2.0 gas fed
The engine computer on your vehicle is matched to the physical hardware (e.g., complement of sensors, displacement, engine specifications) on the vehicle. Consequently, unless you intend to change out the computer and wiring harness, you can only use interchangeable (per...
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I have a 1982 Chrysler Lebaron Medallion 2.6l (G54b)vin D 8th digit. The engine recently went out. I found other engines that wer
The "D" in the eighth position of your VIN number designates the 2.6L engine. If your VIN has a "B" in the eighth position, that designates the 2.2L engine. Inasmuch as your vehicle was equipped with the 2.6L engine you...
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what engines are compatible with a 86 firebird trans am
You are constrained by what the original engine was because the original engine is matched to your vehicle's onboard OBD-I computer and vehicle wiring harness. Also, the present suspension in the vehicle (if it is all original) was matched to...
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Using an engine from a burned vehicle
It depends on how high the temperature got during the fire. If there is melted aluminum visible, it's probably not a great idea. The practical problem is once you do all the testing and verification (and machine shop work if...
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I live in National City and ask if there is a mobile mechanic that can do an engine swap on my 1996 nissan pick up
Be absolutely sure that the engine you are planning to install is an exact match and is 100% interchangeable with your present engine as otherwise the engine could be incompatible with your present engine computer, electronics and wiring harness. National...
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White smoke from exhaust smell like gas 1997 Ford F150
Hi there - check for problem codes first, whether the Check Engine light is on or not. I don't think it's a computer problem - more likely a coolant temperature sensor malfunction or leaking injector making it run rich. Check...
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I am about to replace engine in my 1998 lincoln nav it had 240 thousand miles i have an engine trying to find a good e to have it
To remove and replace the complete engine, the labor time is in the range of 14 to 18 hours . The variance is due to different requirements in the 4WD version versus the RWD version and there are at least...
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I'm putting a 2004 3.7 engine into a 2002 jeep liberty and I understand that I have to change the reluctor ring but is it 16 or 12
The two engines you cite use completely different computers (PCM/ECM) and the casting numbers are completely different. You can try it but you are all but guaranteed to have start up and operational problems due to incompatibility with the existing...
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I have a 2002 buick rendezvous and I'm looking to possibly swap the 3400 for an lx9 3.5
The re-designed gasket (Fel-Pro, for example, in the aftermarket) for the lower intake manifold on this engine, and the revised installation procedure, provide a 100% effective resolution to the notorious leak issue that you are referring to. With regard to...
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engine swap
The engines are exact interchanges (per the catalog). You will need Chrysler part # 04338876 for a new pilot sleeve bearing. If you are interested in an engine replacement, YourMechanic professionals in certain locales can assist with that. Please simply...
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Engine and trans replace labor hours 2010 Ford Transit Connect 2.0
Hello - unfortunately this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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my son has spun the bearings in his 2006 Mercury Mariner, what engines are compatible for a swap
Unless you want a real hard engine swap you should only use the same year engine. If you do not then you may have sensors and wire harness connection issues.
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How do you put a 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.9 360 motor in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a 4.7 in it or a 4.0?
Hi there. You will have to swap the engine and transmission as a unit with the computer and harness to the other vehicle. There will be a need to fabricate engine mounts if the old mounts will not mount up...
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I have a 1980 Buick Regal and would like to change the motor.
When changing the engine out for another, you may have to have the motor mounts replaced or modified to the other engine. Also the exhaust system will need to be retro fitted for the other engine. The ball park figure...
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How much is the going rate on replacing engine? 2010 Lincoln MKZ
Hello - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic can offer at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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A piece of my engine fell out and now there's a hole in the side of the block 1991 Toyota MR2
Hello - it takes a lot of energy for a part to "fall out of the block". I can reliably suggest you will be needing a new engine. Unfortunately, engine replacement is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time....

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