fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
74,050 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. replace ignition key cylinder (2 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
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problem #3

Jan 012004

Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Sohc

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,641 miles

The ignition key is difficult to insert and sometimes takes a few tries to get it in.

- Mike P., Saskatoon, SK, Canada

problem #2

Jul 102010

Explorer XLT V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles

The ignition cylinder fell off and we couldn't start the car and we were stranded and had to have the car towed. We're still waiting on how much it's going to be. This is so frustrating. I don't think I will ever buy a Ford again.

- Sara D., Elgin, IL, US

problem #1

Nov 202006

Explorer Limited 4WD 4.6L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,490 miles

My dad has a 1974 Datsun pickup truck that still has it's original working ignition cylinder...Ford, get your act together. Your producing high grade junk.

- highwayman, Lemoore, CA, US