My 2000 Ford Explorer With an SOHC Engine Won't Crank?

Answer If your 2000 Ford Explorer won't start, it could mean a number of things are wrong with the vehicle, ranging from minor issues that any do-it-yourself mechanic can fix to major problems requiring p... 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 »

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 »

How do I Replace a Thermostat for a 2000 Explorer SOHC 4.0L?

The 2000 Ford Explorer SOHC 4.0 engine has remained one of the strongest-performing engines for the Ford Motor Co. The 4.0 has been used in the Explorer, the Bronco II and even in the V6 Ford Musta... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a 2000 Ford Explorer Engine Light?

You are driving down the road and all of a sudden your "Check Engine" light turns on. There are a few things you can do to troubleshoot the "Check Engine" light while you are on the road: Remove th... Read More »