Q: Q: Engine blown

asked by on

I want to know If a 04 Infiniti m45 engine is compatible with my fx45. Looking to do a engine swap on a budget. Will the 04 m45 engine work without changing the top half of the motor?

My car has 146000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The two engines you refer to are absolutely identical excepting one issue that you will have to confirm: the engine used in the M45 did have a left hand versus right hand option versus starter placement. So, whatever sample you end up viewing and buying just make sure the starter motor is in the position you presently are using in your vehicle, so that you do not have to modify the wiring harness. One of the rebuilders of these engines is Spartan and you can call them at Tel: 866-360-4101 if you want to confirm this information and/or get additional specifications that might interest you. If you need assistance at start up, or have further questions, by all means please feel free to re-contact YourMechanic. Best wishes with your project.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Engine blown

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Gas leaking in tailpipe. Changed fuel pump, fuel filter, and oil. Still leaks. My next move is to replace the fuel regulator. Can you fix this?

Hi there. If the fuel is dumping into the exhaust pipe, then there is either a burned valve and the gas is not burning in a cylinder or one or more fuel injectors are leaking. If you need further assistance...

Q: Car is overheating everytime i drive it for about 15-20 minz

Hello there, many faults will cause your 2004 Cadillac SRX to overheat after driving for 15-20 minutes. When head gaskets fail the most common signs are the coolant level dropping without visible leaks, white smoke from the tail pipe, and...

Q: Bose system has poor sound quality

Hi there, thanks for asking about your 2004 Infiniti FX45. Sounds like you have a problem with the interface between the CD player and the sound system's amplifier. I would get the vehicle to a shop that does repairs on...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.