really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 1
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

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problem #4

Jul 212006

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles
Persistent quality problems: Engine, transmission, power steering, air compressor, and related safety hazards such as defective rear hinge.

- Cary, IL, USA

problem #3

Dec 262004


  • miles
2002 Ford Explorer rollover incident on 12/26/2004 resulted in the death of my stepson.

- Alta Loma, CA, USA

problem #2

Aug 222003

Explorer 6-cyl

  • miles
Consumer stated that while making a left turn he heard a loud humming noise and had difficulty turning vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and the technician indicated that the power steering rod failed. This problem occurred in July. In August the consumer made a turn and the vehicle shut off in the middle of an intersection which caused the steering wheel to lock up. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who indicated that the fuel tank needed to be replaced. The glass in the rear hatch rattled. The vehicle was purchased new and the consumer believes it should not be experiencing these types of problems.

- Ontario Canada, 00, USA

problem #1

Aug 062002

(reported on)


  • miles
Driving on highway 70 mph swerved to avoid a tire in road car over steers, you must turn back the opposite way then you are out of control in that direction. Any sudden manuver you are out of control. I took the truck to Ford service they said "you have a short wheel base, that will get your attention"

- Wake Forest, NC, USA