really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
93,250 miles

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problem #2

Feb 012008

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 160,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford Explorer. While driving 40 mph, the right wheel turned outwards and the vehicle rolled in a ditch. The contact stated that the stabilizer bar failed. He sustained injuries. The current and failure mileages were 160,000.

- Bloomfield, IA, USA

problem #1

Apr 152002

Explorer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 26,500 miles
Defective 2002 Ford Explorer front stabilizer bar - since I have purchased this vehicle, the front stabilizer bar has been replaced twice, first on 4/15/02, and again on 5/6/03. I have noticed that NHTSA has asked Ford to recall earlier models of this vehicle for this same defect, and I am concerned this could be a safety issue, although the servicing dealer has not indicated it could be.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA