really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
60,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replace PCM (powertrain control module) (1 reports)
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problem #2

Dec 122007

Explorer XLT 4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

Every winter, my Explorer turns into a wuss and won't start. It does NOT get that cold in EAST TENNESSEE!!! Its not a diesel and does not need to be plugged in does it?? I don't knit and won't buy it a f--king coat.

This is my third "American made" car and my last! All these "overseas" manufacture cars are now MADE STATE SIDE, so I will be giving them my sales from now on!

- alanvol, Chattanooga, TN, US

problem #1

Dec 222009


  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

My Explorer wouldn't start in the cold. First, they didn't know what was the problem and had me replace the fuel pump. Not it. Then it was a computer reprogram. Not it. Then they finally figured out that it was the Power Train Control Module. Unfortunately, the independent manufacture that produced the Motorcraft part went out of business. If it were not for some extenuating circumstances, I still might not have car back. Total time without a car? 4 months.

- uscjim44, Simpsonville, SC, US