2002 Ford Excursion Q&A

2002 Ford Excursion Question: rod bearings

i need to change my rod bearings and i was wondering if i could do it from the oil pan with the engine still in the vehicle. thanks -
Answer 1
Sometimes its possible to change the rod bearings without pulling the engine but the book shows a time of 18.9 hours which includes R & I the engine and if the crank journals are damaged you will need to have the crankshaft turned anyway. -
Answer 2
You can remove the transmission to remove the crankshaft which should be turned or replaced along with the connecting rod and bearings. -
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