2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac ProblemsWheel bearing faliure
Replace the worn wheel bearings.
A rattling noise from the engine may indicate that the timing chain cassette is worn. Our technicians tell us that installing an updated cassette and timing chain tensioner should correct this concern.
A coolant leak may develop from the radiator. Ford has released and updated radiator and powertrain control module (PCM) software update to address this issue. The software update includes revised cooling fan operating parameters. Failure to complete both service procedures may result in repeated radiator failures.
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac QuestionsMy reverse lights don't work. I checked the bulbs and wiring. (1 answer)
Could it be my neutral safety switch
hear sound when accelerating over 40 miles
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac RecallsRecall 07V336000
Ford has recalled certain 1998-2002 Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles for an issue with the driver's seat recliner mechanism. The upper bolt that attaches the recliner mechanism to the seat back frame could fracture. If this happens, the seat back could fall backward and disrupt the driver, possibly causing an accident. Dealers will replace the upper bolt and, on some vehicles, replace a lower bolt as well.