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CHANGING MOTOR ON AN 2003 SEBRING 2.7 AND GOT USED MOTOR OUT

Customer Question

CHANGING MOTOR ON AN 2003 SEBRING 2.7 AND GOT USED MOTOR OUT OF 2002 SEBRING WIRING AND KNOCK SENSORS ARE WRONG CAN I STILL SWAP
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: IS THE MOTOR COMPATIBLE SEEMS LIKE ALOT OF CONVERSION
JA: Are you fixing your Sebring yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: HAVE BOTH MOTORS SITTING SIDE BY SIDE
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: ARE THEY COMPATIBLE THANKS PEARL
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

The block and heads are the same the intake and throttle assemble may need to be changed to fit the vehicle,

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The knock sensor is different. Everything seems different
Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

are you sure you have a 2.7 and not a 3.5 they are super similar

Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

send a pic of the engines if you can

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
They are both 2.7s
Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

ok then you may have to strip everything down to the heads and swap it over

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
cam relucters and it will read the same and hp, and shouldn't set any codes? .even o2 s on manifold were different plugs that's a lot of swapping.knock sensensr suck to change! Thanks for all your help man
Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

its a good time to reseal the engine while you have it out, I would recommend a felpro reseal set