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The Ford Explorer is a mid-size sport utility vehicle produced by the American manufacturer Ford since 1991, but in 2012 it was redesigned as a Crossover SUV.

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2019 ford explorer sport APIM replacement

Can anybody tell me how many book hours it pays to replace the APIM on a 2019 explorer sport?
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Truck wobbles from 55-60 mph. But steering wheel doesn't shake, changed tires n had rebalanced but still wobbles

My 2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac wobbles from 55-60 mph, I changed all four tires and it felt slightly worse, they balanced the tires but I went to kost and they rebalanced the front tires and charged ...
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Ford explorer idle problem

My 96 explorer will idle about 400 at a stop sign and 1000 at the next stop sign what would cause this
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Clunking noise from dash of 2005 Ford Explorer

All of a sudden there is a loud clunking noise coming from the dash of my 2005 Ford Explorer. Observations It definitely sounds cyclical. Exists only when climate control system is ON. Sound ...
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1991 Ford explorer shaking on takeoff

I recently just bought this explorer, and while I was test driving it, I never experienced the problem, but once in a while, the vehicle will shake when taking off from a stop, then goes away second ...
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2016 ford explorer signature LED headlight issues

My passenger headlight is out and the drivers stays on for good 10 min after the truck is turned off and it will blink several times. Also while driving the drivers light will change from daytime ...
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When replacing parts in a manual gearbox, do mating parts need to be changed together?

I'm trying to diagnose a notchy/difficult shifting condition for a 1-2 and 2-3 shift. This is a M5R1 / M5OD (Toyo/Kogyo) transmission that was recently rebuilt (by me). Vehicle is a 1998 Ford Explorer....
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AC Delco | Should this be worrying me? The battery is just 9 months old

Should this be worrying me? The battery is just 9 months old.
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Dealership Says I need all New Rotors

I need new brakes, and yes I have one warped rotor on the right front wheel. I understand replacing both front rotors but the dealership says all 4 rotors need replacement even though NONE of them ...
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2006 Ford XLT Front Dash Vent Door plastic lever broken that was attached to the Mode Actuator (which works)

2006 Ford Explorer XLT. Got a loud snap sound with small piece bouncing around under dash on passenger side. Air flow changed to def and floor only. Searched online, pulled glove box, Front vent ...
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2005 Ford Explorer check engine cod P0446

I have a 2005 Ford Explorer that has a check engine code P0446 which reads as Evap container system vent check malfunction. How do I repair this and where do I start?
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I have a 2005 Ford Explorer that has a P0446 code that turnes the check engine light on,how do I repair this? [duplicate]

Check engine light is on, P0446 code comes up when diagnostic is done, vehicle is 2005 Ford Explorer, need to fix for emissions, need location on vehicle for me to repair
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Camshaft sensor reading

I have a 2002 Ford Explorer XLT 2WD 4.0 6 cylinder Gas I don't know how much of that matters for a camshaft sensor, but for some reason I got urge today to test my camshaft sensor, when I did I got ...
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My gas pedal is not responding

I have a 2007 Ford Sport Track Explorer and I am getting codes P2104 and P2111. I replaced the throttle body sensor and the throttle motor but it is still messes up. Is there anything you can help ...
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4x4 2004 Ford Explorer Sport-trac transmission

We're replacing the transmission and wondering if we should include the short section (8-10" in length) ahead of the transfer case, or not, or should we replace the transfer case while we're at it? ...
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What could cause a vibration/noise/sensation starting at 58 mph?

2015 Ford Explorer XLT 4 wheel drive V6. Slight vibration felt above 58 +/- mph experienced from day one. Feels to correspond to tire/axle RPM, not affected by engine RPM change. Not affected by ...
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2007 explorer oil light coming on at idle

I have a 2007 explorer with a 4.0 liter engine with about 182000 miles. At idle( looks like about 550 rpm) the oil light will come on, but the engine sounds normal. as soon as I give it some gas (...
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Driver's side lock won't unlock

I have a 1999 ford explorer sport. I have always had a bit of difficulty with the locks, but it has always worked. Recently, The driver's side door lock will not turn all the way to unlock itself, ...
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Timing chain issue

I'm working on a 2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0 2WD 6cyc SOHC gas And I just so happened to break the chain tensioner, yup. You heard it right. As if I didn't hit enough stripped bolts along the way. The ...
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Just purchased a “rebuilt” transmission. Do these bearings look new to you?

Clearly the locking nuts have been reused (which IMO is bad practice, also the stake is in the different location which may indicate the torque is wrong) but to me the bearings look used. They are ...
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Need help with diagnosing weak AC on ford explorer

2007 Explorer has weak AC. When driving at speed, the AC can produce reasonably cool air. When stopped at traffic lights or such, the air warms to ambient temps rather quickly. I hooked up the ...
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No heat in my car

My front windshield would fog up from time to time whenever I left the car which says that there's water causing moisture somewhere, I also had to put quite a bit of coolant in with in a few months ...
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Temp gauge falsely overheating

We had an issue with an coolant leak and we were able to find the problem and fix it. About a month or two later we noticed our 2006 Ford Explorer with a V8 was saying it was overheating but when we ...
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Condensation on windows

I'll just start with you're going to feel like this is a vague question 2002 ford explorer xlt 6cyl 4.0 sohc I made a joke to my co-worker about my suv being 2 faced. It had condensation on the ...
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Blue Devil affect on water pumps

I used Blue Devil Head Gasket Sealer on my 2006 Ford Explorer about 6 months ago, and it's worked. However, I am now noticing some antifreeze dripping on my garage floor, which seems to be coming from ...
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Alternator charging light on, turned itself off after about 15 minutes of driving

I just picked up a 98 Explorer XLT that had been sitting unused for about six months. I had to drive it from the SF bay area to Orange county, which is about a 400 mile drive. When I first started the ...
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No brakes/pedal goes to the floor

I just recently changed all my brake pads and calipers on my 2002 Ford Explorer. I bled the calipers from rear passenger to front driver side. They feel good when the truck is off but as soon as I ...
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Help my sister's car won't start

(2002 Ford explorer XLT 4x4 v8) My sister drove her car to work parked it and turned it off, hours later after work she got back into her car went to start it up, the lights worked, the radio works, ...
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sqeak coming from the front end

I have a 02 ford explorer, old I know right I replaced the front and rear shocks about a year and a half ago and everything seemed fine, they went on easy and they only costed near 300.00 usd on ...
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1996 Ford explorer XLT 5.0

My explorer has what sounds like implosions or miss fire's in the intake when taking off and wants to stall and will stall when I come to a stop can anyone help. Some times runs rough some times runs ...
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Installing a 3rd row seat from a 3rd gen Explorer in a 2nd gen Explorer

According to Wikipedia, some 2nd generation Ford Explorers were equipped with 3rd row seats beginning in 1997. I'm wondering how different these seats are from those found in 3rd generation Explorers, ...
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Reverse lights stay on

I have a 1999 Ford Explorer my reverse lights stay on with or without the key in the ignition Please Help me I don t know what to do I have had to replace the window and Lights fuses several times. ...
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Ford Explorer Weak Air Flow Defrost/Air Conditioning

My 2002 Ford Explorer developed a weak defrost late in the winter (I don't drive it all that much) and now in summer the air conditioning has a very weak air flow -- doesn't cool anything. I'm sure it'...
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Whirring that stops when you accelerate

My vehicle just started making a loud whirring sound from somewhere underneath. It only happens at highway speeds (50+ mph). Strangely, the whirring stops as soon as I step on the gas, though it ...
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What size socket to use on a 2002 ford explorer 4.6L V8 engine

I can't seem to get a socket to catch on the spark plug. I'm told it is a 5/8" or could it be 9/16"
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Replacing Headlight Assembly On Vehicle

I am attempting to replace Headlight Assembly on 1996 Ford Explorer. I have been able to get 2 of the 3 pins loosened so I can completely pull out the assembly. The one I am stuck on is (using left ...
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car won't start when putting the key in the ignition

I own a 2004 Ford Explorer. It has a brand new battery, but when you turn the key in the ignition nothing happens. The lights comes on and the radio works but nothing else happens. All the dash board ...
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Intermittent Start-up. (I've hit a wall) 2000 Ford Explorer

About 2-3 months ago my car wouldn't start. I would turn the key and nothing would happen. It was completely dead and I had no idea what to do. Being an inexperienced car person the first thing I did ...
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How can I disable my 2002 Ford Explorer so someone with a key can't start it? [closed]

A person at my house continually moves my 2002 Ford Explorer from the driveway to the street without permission. The key is shared and must remain easily accessible. Personal issues aside, is there a ...
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2001 ford explorer water leak

I put water In the radiator of this vehicle I just bought and water just leaks right out from behind the fan pulley somewhere on the engine. I have checked the hoses and they're all good. Help!
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What would cause a drive shaft to snap in half?

I drive a 2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD. I stopped at a stop sign and as I was turning right and starting to accelerate(Not very fast). I heard a loud noise and the car stopped moving forward. Turns out ...
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Why does my brake pedal rise up when I turn off the car?

My 2007 Explorer has recently started lifting the brake pedal (with considerable force) almost immediately after I turn it off. Why? Could this be a vacuum leak in the booster? The brakes work ...
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My 2002 Ford Explorer XLT revs up when at a complete stop

It runs fine and the problem only happens once in a while, when i stop at a redlight it revs up and feels like it wants to accelerate on it's own
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Ford Explorer Dash Light

So my battery light on my 2004 explorer is coming on intermittently (block light with a plus and minus symbol). Recently my battery died while I was at work, and after I got a jump I took it to O'...
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2002 explorer anti theft light

I have a 2002 ford explorer. I drove it yesterday no problems. Went to start it today and the key won't even turn in the ignition. The theft light is blinking. I've tried disconnecting the battery ...
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What OBD II protocol does the 2004 Ford Explorer use?

Does the 2004 Explorer use J1850 or some other protocol? Is there a way to extract codes by jumpering pins on the OBD connector? Thanks
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Can a bad coolant temperature sensor or a bad wheel bearing hub cause my check transmission light to come on?

I have an 05 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer. The check transmission light will come on and the o/d light will flash after driving it for a while. I know my rear hub needs to be replaced, but recently was ...
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Car Hard Start - in Cold Weather only

Greetings: I own a 2003 Ford Explorer Limited V6 4 Flex Fuel with around 142K miles. About 6 months ago, I notice my truck would have a hard start. (Hard as, it wont turn over. All the lights come on,...
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Transmission knocking and coolant bubbling?

My 92 Ford Explorer knocks a bit when I switch gears. No matter what gear I switch to... (park to drive, drive to reverse, drive to neutral, neutral to park, it doesn't matter)... the car just rocks a ...
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Can the fuse cause my fuel pump not to turn on or is it the camshaft sensor that doesn't let my fuel pump to turn on?

I have a 1998 Ford Explorer that does not start cranks but doesn't start. I've replaced the starter and battery so far. After replacing that it didn't want start just cranked. I thought that it may ...