10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
29 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
31 / 1
Average Mileage:
77,154 miles

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problem #9

Jan 152003

Explorer

  • miles
The air bag light illuminated on the dashboard and stayed on.

- Lancaster, PA, USA

problem #8

Apr 122003

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 19,000 miles
While pulling into parking space (right) in parking garage my Explorer experienced a sudden accleration-at full throttle (snapping the steering wheel to the right) (extremely loud revving, whining and another sound like a bad belt screech all at the same time) before the crash. No brakes (pedal went to the floor). Crashed into steel I-beam bending it and cracking concrete pillars. No airbag on impact.

- Rocky Hill, CT, USA

problem #7

Feb 122002

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While pulling into parking space (right) in parking garage my Explorer experienced a sudden accleration-at full throttle (snapping the steering wheel to the right) (extremely loud revving, whining and another sound like a bad belt screech all at the same time) before the crash. No brakes (pedal went to the floor). Crashed into steel I-beam bending it and cracking concrete pillars. No airbag on impact.

- Rocky Hill, CT, USA

problem #6

Jan 082003

(reported on)

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air bag light comes on intermittently. Control module replaced three times. However problem still exist. Vehicle in service 5 or 6 times.

- Charleston, WV, USA

problem #5

Oct 092002

Explorer

  • miles
My truck rolled at 35 mph 2 times and did a 180 the airbags never went off. Causing me to suffer injuries to my head chest and legs.

- Anaheim, CA, USA

problem #4

Jul 042002

Explorer

  • miles
Car was on a family trip when ABS light came on for no reason. Dealership can not get the light back on. Car was started in the morning and air bag light flashed and then stayed on and the dealership said it was due to a short. Day after it was in the shop for the air bag light the car would not start. Would not turn over. It will be in the shop again. For the third time in 6 months.

- Midland, TX, USA

problem #3

Jun 202002

Explorer 4WD

  • miles
Severe frontal damage. Vehicle total loss. Why did air bags ot deploy"?"

- Rio Verde, AZ, USA

problem #2

Apr 302002

Explorer

  • miles
Consumer states that while traveling at 40 mph, consumer hit another vehicle that failed to stop at a light. Consumer states none of the vehicles airbags deployed.8jb

- Manistee, MI, USA

problem #1

May 112001

Explorer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air bag warning light remains illuminated, indicating a malfunction. Dealer states that air bag module is defective.

- Roslyn Heights, NY, USA