pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
74,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. dealer says pcm module (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
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problem #2

Oct 062014


  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,000 miles

The last time I drove the Ford Explorer was four months ago and it was in very good condition. Have been recovering from illness in another state so the SUV has not been driven in four months (in garage) We have purchased Fords and Lincolns for over 30 years and have not had major problems.

When I returned home this weekend the SUV would not start. Called AAA and the technician was not able to start the car. He indicated that there could be problems with gasoline. Although the SUV is old but it has been serviced properly. Shall I just have it towed to the dealer?

- Lillie S., Shaker HTS, OH, US

problem #1

Jan 092009

Explorer XLT 4.6L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,000 miles

Module has 80,000 mile warranty. Dealer says has another Explorer with same problem. They have had my car since Friday trying to diagnose. Since they have to order the part, they expect to have it ready on Wednesday. We will see--communication with service dept. has been disappointing.

- Liz V., Edmond, OK, US