Question about 2002 Ford Explorer
It has a bad vibration sitting idle but when you tack it to 2 it gos away it will shift in to 1 and 2 and reverse
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You have a 4.0L SOHC engine which has 4 timing chains. No belts. The only thing you have to worry about is the chain tensioners breaking. You'll get engine noise at idle from underneath or it'll sound like pinging at 2200 to 2700 rpms.
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
If there is a Auto Zone around your area, have them scan the Explorer for any DTC codes since it's fee of charge. But in the mean time buy a can of MAF cleaner and follow the instructions and also buy a can of Trottle body cleaner and follow the instructions on the can. Clean the MAF and the Throttle body, also try to get the Idle Air Control falve cleaned too which is on the throttle body. So use up the whole can of Throttle body cleaner and it would not hurt to use two cans. Once everything is cleaned that should fix the problem, the other thing to that would cause your poor idle and stalling is a bad or dirty EGR valve which can be cleaned with Carburetor cleaner since it's stronger then the Throttle body cleaner, just remove the EGR and spray the Carbon build away and place back in place. Note: the Carb cleaner is to strong for the gaskets used on the throttle body so don't use it on the throttle body. Good luck and this should help get your Explorer running 100% soon.
Posted on Jul 09, 2009
If you hear air in the engine, there must be a leak somewhere.
Check all the vaccum hoses for bad ones or dissconnected ones. All it takes is a pin hole in these darn emission systems to screw up the whole system.
It could also be a leaking intake manifold gasket.
Posted on Jul 13, 2009
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