fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,889 miles

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problem #4

Mar 162007

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford Explorer XLS. The mechanic was rotating both rear tires and changing brake pads. The mechanic stated that the rear coil springs sheared off. The current mileage was 51,600. The consumer has provided both the invoice and pictures of the broken coil springs. Update 4/23/07

- Hinckley, OH, USA

problem #3

Mar 032006

Explorer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2002 Explorer rear coil springs broke at 76,000 miles. The front brake pads were replaced.

- Uniontown, OH, USA

problem #2

Nov 072005

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,656 miles
: the contact stated while shifting gears, the automatic transmission made a clunking noise and the vehicle displayed a jerking motion. The vehicle was seen by a dealer and the solenoid housing of the automatic transmission was replaced. Afterwards, the problem persisted and the solenoid housing was again replaced by the dealer. The front pads were replaced. The drivers side door would pop open. There was a delay when shifting gears, and then the vehicle would slam into gear. Updated 04/06/06.

- Weatogue, CT, USA

problem #1

Nov 072003

(reported on)


  • 17,900 miles
While having front brake pads replaced mechanic noticed that the rotors rusted and cracked. Also, the rear rotors are starting to rust. The front rotors were replaced. The cause of the rust was undetermined.

- Detroit, MI, USA