Explore Your 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for the 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 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.

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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Questions

I purchased my 2007 Explorer Sport Trac about 2 years ago with about 60K miles on it. I noticed that it had a rattle from the front as I would go over speed bumps, railroad crossings, and pot holes. I've experienced this in the past when someone did the brakes and forgot to install the anti-...

2007 sport trac v6 4x4 brought to ford dealer to have checked over because warranty was running out in october. no problems found. 3 months and 3000 miles later the rear drive shaft carrier bearing blows out. Is this something that was missed on the inspection?

I noticed a drip on my driveway and could not figure out where it was coming from. Had it checked at they found the crack. The radiator appears to be made out of hard plastic. Can the radiator be replaced with stronger material or do I need to replace it with the same plastic?

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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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