2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac ProblemsPlastic Intake Manifold May Crack Causing Coolant Leak
The composite (plastic) intake manifold may crack near the thermostat housing and cause a coolant leak. Ford released an updated manifold that was reinforced to prevent a recurrence. No recall was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.
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.
Replace the worn wheel bearings.
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac QuestionsWhy do my exterior door handles keep breaking? (1 answer)
All my other lights work. Turn signals, break lights, head lights, interior, ALL work. Just not the rear park lights