definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,850 miles

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problem #2

Jul 142007

Explorer 4WD 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 63,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Ford Explorer. While driving 10 mph, the vehicle shifted into four wheel drive without warning. The contact pressed the reset button on the dashboard, which deactivated the four wheel drive feature. She also stated that the door open light remained illuminated. The dealer has not inspected the vehicle. The current and failure mileages were 63,000.

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #1

Jan 092005

Explorer 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,700 miles
I bought a 2003 Explorer new from the dealer and ever since I had this vehicle it has clunked into gear from park to drive, from reverse to drive, and sometimes when I am parked and put it in reverse to pull out of the spot it lunges back for no reason. I am afraid to even parallel park not knowing if it will go and lunge back and hit the car behind me. I have had it to the dealer approx. 9 times for the trans and they cant seem to fix it. They keep pulling at strings and changing parts and trying to fix the problem but it has not been fixed yet. This was 1 year ago and I am still having the same problem, the vehicle has been having more problems as the year went on and I continue to take it back to the dealer but they still cant seem to fix it. It started 10/2003 and this is 1/2005 and still not fixed...

- N Cape May, NJ, USA