pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
97,250 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. complete front-end rebuild (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
  3. replace entire front suspension (1 reports)
  4. replace stabilizer bushings (1 reports)
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problem #4

May 312017

Explorer Not Sure 4.6L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200,000 miles

DO NOT BUY A FORD EXPLODER!!! There are plenty of other cars/suvs/trucks out there. Do yourself a favor!!!

- mwc1988, Hudson, US

problem #3

Mar 182014

Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,000 miles

Stupid f*cking FORD! Cracked lift gate - new wheel bearings - rebuilt transmission - interior falling apart - dome lights wont work - now the steering is swaying! Oh yea - the fresh/recirc air flapper fell onto the fan intake in the HVAC unit so there was not f*cking air flow. The damn thing is falling apart and I spend A TON of money on this piece of sh*t. I keep it cuz I like it though seat warmers work good.

- airblainer, Carrington, ND, US

problem #2

Nov 122002

Explorer 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,925 miles

The explorer make a funny noise whenever you went over a bump. They replaced the front stabilizer bushings.

- Beth G., Mechanicsburg, PA, US

problem #1

Dec 032007

Explorer XLS V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 56,000 miles

Could not believe the entire front suspension had to be changed at this mileage. These are obviously inherent flaws or poor quality components. I have another 1994 Lumina with over 200k miles and never has been the suspension repaired. Will look another car brand next time.

- julmaro, Carolina, P.R, Puerto Rico