pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
94,650 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. dealer must re-initialize in order for car to work (3 reports)
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problem #3

Jan 242016

Explorer MPV 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 93,900 miles

Second time this issue has happened.

Ending up in an expensive tow to the not so near ford dealership.

- Alex R., Berlin, NH, US

problem #2

Dec 062013


  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles

I have reset my security pass-code three times and this will be my forth time doing so, why can't I just disarm it? I am driving down the road and it cuts off on me almost causing a wreck. I have over four keys to this vehicle because when they reset it they have to give me a new key. I use to love Ford but after tonight I think she will be sold or traded for a Chevy! Ford tough my ass!

Thank god the people behind me were not speeding because they would have rammed my truck pretty good.

- Gloria H., Clarksville, TN, US

problem #1

Jul 142009

Explorer LTD V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

this is something that the DEALER must repair. NO ONE else can put the code in. all i needed was a new battery but had to pay over $300 for that. IT HAS TO BE A DESIGN FLAW!! My car lost the code after i had about 300 miles (only had it 6 weeks!) and dealer had to re-initialize (Ford's word) it then.

- Shirley B., Memphis, TN, US