fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,146 miles

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problem #3

Dec 102004

Explorer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
This vehicle experienced multiple problems, and the dealer was aware of the problems. Consumer applied the brakes, and the pedal went to the floor. Vehicle swayed from left to right on its own. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle. Also, door rubber panel failed to stay attached to the door. Mechanic determined that the brake problem could not be duplicated, and vehicle was operating as designed. However, the rubber panel was adjusted properly by the mechanic. Consumer informed the mechanic this problem still occurred.

- Visalia, CA, USA

problem #2

May 042004

Explorer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While opening the rear door hinges broke. Consumer took vehicle to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the hinges and struts needed to be replaced, and replaced them. However, a few months later while closing the rear door the glass broke. No one was injured. Vehicle was taken back to dealer, and the mechanic replaced the window.

- Kaneohe, HI, USA

problem #1

Aug 192004

Explorer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,439 miles
The hinges on the rear door popped off and shattered the glass. The glass fell onto the toddler standing by the door. The rear door was defective to the point that it could not be closed.

- Moreno Valley, CA, USA