4.0 SOHC Engine Specifications?

Answer Ford first introduced the 4.0-liter single-overhead-cam (SOHC) engine in 2001, as a replacement for the over-head-valve (OHV) 4.0-liter. Only the Ranger and Explorer made use of this engine, from 2... Read More »

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Is the 2000 Ford Focus 2 liter SOHC engine an interference engine?

The 2000 Ford Focus 2.0-liter SOHC engine is an interference engine. The timing-belt driven Focus 2.0 interference motor will suffer catastrophic engine failure should a timing belt snap at high RP... Read More »

How to Change Oil on a Ford 4.0 SOHC Engine?

Every 3,000 to 5,000 miles, you want to change the oil and filter on your vehicle, to flush out any contaminants in the engine and keep everything running smoothly. In the case of the Ford 4.0l SOH... Read More »

1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L SOHC Cylinder Head Torque Specifications?

The cylinder head on your 1998 Ford Escort is where the valves are located. This part is bolted to the engine and has the intake and exhaust manifolds bolted to it. The bolts that secure these thre... Read More »

Does a 1999 Ford Explorer SOHC 4.0 have an interference engine?

The 1999 Ford Explorer SOHC 4.0 is not an interference engine. Interference engines use a timing belt, while the Ford 4.0 uses a timing chain. One advantage to non-interference engines is that ther... Read More »