really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #1

Apr 012005

Explorer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2004 Ford Explorer experiencing problems with acceleration. The throttle response surges at low speeds. Ford issued actions to be taken to reflash the accelerator control but it did not fix the problem. This was a dangerous surge that accelerates 3-5 mph from speeds between 10 to 15 mph with a dead spot proceeding the surge.

- Spring, TX, USA