hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,750 miles

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problem #2

Mar 052007


  • 56,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Explorer. The contact stated that the blower that recirculates air has failed. As a result, fumes and anti-freeze consume the passenger compartment of the vehicle. The contact suffers from numerous headaches and sleepiness. She consulted with a medical physician and was informed that the amount of fumes being congested poses a significant safety risk. The dealer stated that the flapper for the blower needed to be replaced at the cost of $300. The vehicle has not been repaired. The failure mileage was 56,000 and current mileage was 86,000. Updated 3/24/09 updated 03/27/09.

- Machias, ME, USA

problem #1

Nov 162007

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 77,500 miles
The heaters blending door is broken so the air flow will not be redirected. It is currently in the dashboard setting and I am unable to redirect air flow to the defroster. The dealership wanted $1500 to replace the heater because the broken part is molded onto the heating element and they need to remove the entire dashboard. I searched for similar complaints, and Ford vehicles have a long history of blending door problems. Not being able to redirect the air flow is extremely dangerous, especially during the winter months.

- Hillsborough, NJ, USA