2000 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Ford Explorer
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2000 Ford Explorer ProblemsWorn Timing Chain Cassettes May Cause Rattling Noise From Engine
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.
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.
Rear diferential making loud whining noises at higher speeds. pinion and ring gear were replaced, happened on my 99 Explorer too
2000 Ford Explorer QuestionsWhy won't my truck start? (1 answer)
My 2000 ford explorer with 4.0 engine and 194,000 miles will not start. A few weeks ago I had this same problem they thought it was the timing chain and took motor apart and it wasn't the problem. It was a censor. It would turn over but would not crank. Now it's doing same thing no out o...
2000 Ford explorer
V-8 engine. Heater was blowing cold about 2 weeks. I took it to my usual mechanic he thought it may be a bubble in the line. told me to fill it wit antifreeze and drive it- revving it to see if that would take care of the bubble. I drove it for almost a week back and forth ...
I've had nothing but problems since I put that back hatch on. No one license plate light
2000 Ford Explorer RecallsRecall 07V336000
Ford has recalled certain 1998-2002 Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles for an issue with the driver's seat recliner mechanism. The upper bolt that attaches the recliner mechanism to the seat back frame could fracture. If this happens, the seat back could fall backward and disrupt the driver, possibly causing an accident. Dealers will replace the upper bolt and, on some vehicles, replace a lower bolt as well.
Ford has recalled certain 1999-2001 Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles for a possible binding speed control cable. If the cable binds, throttle return could be affected, causing a sticking accelerator. Dealers will inspect the cable and replace it if necessary.