hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
112,858 miles

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problem #3

Jun 062016

Explorer Sport Trac

  • 170,000 miles
Re: 2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. It appears that the upper bolt on the driver's side high back seat, that attaches the seat recliner mechanism to the seat back frame, has fractured and the seat back is permanently in the reclined position. This makes driving very cumbersome since I have no back seat support while I am driving. I was driving on a highway when this happened. Luckily, an accident was avoided. I just discovered that a recall exists for this problem so I contacted Ford at 1-800-392-3673 and entered the recall id 03S04 and the response was that the recall id did not exist. Can I still get my seat fixed via this recall? note that the date submitted for the incident is an approximate estimate.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #2

Jul 252012

Explorer Sport Trac 6-cyl

  • 152,000 miles
While driving, the drivers seat reclined into the back seating area causing loss of control of the vehicle. After pulling off the road and inspecting the seat, the frame of the drivers seat fractured causing the backrest to separate from lower portion of the seat and override the recliner handle.

- Kansas City, MO, USA

problem #1

Sep 292003

Explorer Sport Trac 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,573 miles
While driving at various speeds black smoke would came from the tail pipe. Consumer could smell gas fumes inside the vehicle.. drivers rear door will not open from the inside. Drivers side seat molding is falling off. Center duct loose on dash. Drivers seat cushion lost its form.

- Hamilton, OH, USA