definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
86,550 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. replace serpentine belt (1 reports)
  2. replaced belt tensioner (1 reports)
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problem #2

Jan 222009

Explorer XLT 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 113,090 miles

squeaking when engine running replaced belt first and noticed when we pulled the tensioner backk it never sprung back in place, had to replace the tensioner not sure of the cost only paid for the belt and tensioner

- Gordon K., St Johns, nl, Canada

problem #1

Jun 152006

Explorer XLT 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

On-going serpentine belt squealing, got bad at 60,000 miles, a spray down with belt conditioner would help for a week or two, but then the squealing came back. I finally had the belt replaced at 95,000 miles

- brian341036, Chandler, AZ, US