Questions tagged [explorer]

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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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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Troubleshooting non-functional starter after collision

My 2002 Ford Explorer was in a front end collision. The engine was not damaged. It did push my radiator up against the fan while we were still on the scene. I freed the fan, hit the fuel reset and ...
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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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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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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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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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1991 ford explorer 4x4 metal screeching

I just bought this vehicle, and it never did this when I test drove it. While I was driving it made this metal screeching noise, and second or two later the noise went away and the rear of the vehicle ...
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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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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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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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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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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Exhaust System

Would I be able to fit a Spintech Pro Street 9000 series onto my 2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac? And if so, what else would I need besides the muffler itself?
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Explore a fast but short popping or clicking noise when braking

The noise only happens when I brake at low speed. It's a clicking sound that doesn't last long, maybe makes the noise about 15 times and not all the time. This is a 97 Ford Explorer, it sounds like it'...
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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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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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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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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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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?