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2000 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2000 Ford Explorer

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2000 Ford Explorer is between $431 and $526 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2000 Ford Explorer
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The 1997-2001 Ford Explorer V8 with a 100% plastic intake manifold  is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will often tr...
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 conc...
The Ford Explorer is known for a rough idle, engine stalling, loss of power, and misfires, accompanied by the check engine light. The intake manifold O-ring gaskets commonly leak, which creates a ...
drivers controls are not working nor each door controls work on any doors so windows can go down ...
how many hours does it call for
Tried 3 different oil filter wrenchs with no results then tried the screwdriver thing with no res...
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January 15, 2015
2000 Ford Explorer
I have a 2000 ford explorer limited edition do not buy a ford the I'm constantly having issues with the brakes coming off it is a scary feeling especially when you take it to a mechanic more than o...
July 22, 2012
2000 Ford Explorer
The Explorer was my first Ford purchase. At first,the check engine light came on and I took it to several locations and no one could diagnose problem. They replaced oxygen sensors several times onl...
May 03, 2010
2000 Ford Explorer
My first new car. Love it, still going strong. No repairs to date other than a fuse for overhead light. I should take it in to see if the rear wiper can be fixed, it doesn't clean the window very ...