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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Problems

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 failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the heater gets stuck on the hottest setting, the heater blend door may be broken requiring replacement of the heater box to repair the issue.

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.

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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Questions

the headlight will not shut off and its only the passenger side headlight. Dissconecting the battery is the only way to shut it off.

temperature goes all the way up and then sometimes go's back to normal for a few seconds, they also replaced the coolant.

the engine sounds like i am gunning the motor. it races and i see the tac move up. it can happen at any speed. i do not feel a down shift and the overdrive is off. no dip stick for the transmission fluid. can"t ck the fluid level. it does not run hot. my mpg has dropped a little.l

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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Recalls

11 vehicles are being recalled because the two bolts attaching the steering gear to the frame may have been overtightened. As a result, one or both bolts could break and cause the steering gear to become loose, reducing steering effectiveness and increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the steering gear mounting bolts and nuts. This recall is expected to begin on April 27, 2007. The Ford recall number is 07S52.

 

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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

got a 2007 used sport trac..wheel bearing is gone bad tapping on left side of engine..what is next?

i got this car a few years ago and so far nothings need changing aside from the usual tire rotation. Its an excellent car.

Bought a 2007 sport trac brand new in 2007 > transmission went out at 77,000 miles on March 15 2013, just got a quote to rebuild for 2695.00. The transmission was faulty to begin with by all the complaints on this truck but no recall was ever given. Average miles per year 13,000. Very disappointed and this will be the last Ford I purchase. Writing the Ford motor company a nice letter, driv...

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