really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
70,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
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problem #1

Aug 282009

Explorer V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

I blew a hole the size of an orange right through the housing. Came to an abrupt stop. The only indication it was going was a whine in the front end like a bad fan belt. I live in a rural area and where I travel, the speed limit is 55 miles an hour. When I started to hear the whine I went to a gas station. No sound at the gas station could be detected but, when I took off about 5 feet I came to the abrupt stop. Like I ran into a brick wall. Now the mechanic after fixing it indicated that it sounds like the rear end is going also. There is a whine in it. Does it ever stop?

- Terry M., Mio, MI, US