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Q: Will 2006 Explorer rear struts fit in a 2003 Explorer?

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Just need too know if they will work for the vehicle.

My car has 180000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - no, not according to parts interchange charts. There was a model revision between 2005 and 2006, and the rear shocks changed over that revision. Shocks from a 2002-2005 Explorer should interchange properly.

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