1991 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Ford Explorer
- I have a 91 explorer and when I press on the gas it begins to shake.
- My 91 explorers auto tranny won't shift to drive or overdrive what to do?
- what's the problem when my clutch is in gear and it takes a couple seconds to catch then I step on the gas and I start to get very very slow momentum and it smells like burning clutch? I do have clutch fluid in it. What's the problem?
- My 1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer edition has a brake pin coming out of the fron
- My truck keeps running hot. Replaced water pump, thermostat and radiator and it still runs hot
1991 Ford Explorer Problems
A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. Ford has released a service procedure to replace the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.
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.
The rear window wiper may not fully contact the rear window. Our technicians tell us that replacing both the wiper blade and wiper arm will generally correct this issue.
1991 Ford Explorer Questions
It happens from the rear of the truck. As I go faster it seems to shake even worse. but when I release the gas pedal no matter how fast I go it stops until I press the gas again.
When its in gear and I step on the gas the engine revs up and it takes a little while for it to catch for me to start moving and it smells like burning clutch.
New alternator and battery. Fuses r good as well. Really nd help
1991 Ford Explorer Recalls
Ford has recalled Firestone Wilderness AT and Radial ATX tires installed on multiple lines of Ford trucks from 1991 to 2000. On some tires, under extreme conditions, the tread could separate, which can cause immediate tire failure. This may lead to a loss of vehicle control, injury, and death. Dealers replaced the affected tires.
Ford has recalled 1991-1993 Explorers equipped with a removable sunroof. In some cases, the sunroof panel can separate due to improper hinge engagement. The sunroof could fall on vehicle occupants, causing distraction and possible safety issues. Dealers will provide owners with usage instructions for the sunroof and a warning label to install by the sunroof latch knob detailing proper installation procedures.
1991 Ford Explorer Reviews
My Mom bought my 91 explorer used in 95. when she bought her 04 f150 she just let the explorer sit so i took it upon myself to start toying with it. As of now it has 347000k on it. i replaced the transmission at 345000k so i would say its pulled its weight because it is still driving strong and i hope it always will.
Parents bought the car when I graduated 6th grade and gave it to me end of college. Had 94,000 at that time (brand new when they got it), and now has 224,000. Still going strong all around almost 20 years later! Changed the transmission for the first time at 166,000 miles. Was having a hard time getting from 1st to 2nd. Clutch plates all worn out. Got a rebuilt from Ford, and they damag...
91 Ford Explorer- I have a vehicle now that is 20 years old and the mileage is now at 402,000 mi. Purchased in '93 with about 50K miles.I have personally done about 100 oil changes now. I have used Pennz. 20W50 oil and Fram filters for most of its life. I fitted the oil drain hole with a valve to be used with a short hose having screw on fitting that opens as you hand thread on. (No wrench req...