2004 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs
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2004 Ford Explorer ProblemsA Cosmetic Crack May Develop on the Liftgate
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 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.
2004 Ford Explorer QuestionsMy truck has no heat? And also I think transmission is slipping make an putttin (1 answer)
Noise when driving ???
LIGHT FLASHING RAPIDLY. TRYED ABOUT TEN TIP TO SOLVE IT. TRUCK WONT EVEN CRANK UNLESS I JUMP STARTER RELAY.I RESET KEY. LOCK UNLOCK DOORS. DISCONNECT BATTERY.NOW SOMEONE ON EXPLORER SAYS SPLICE INTO ONE OF TWO WIRES FROM DOOR HARNESS AND GROUND IT TO CHASSIS. OR GROUND BROWN WIRE FROM PCM. WHAT A...
my lift gait ajar warning message stays lit even though my gate is closed is this related to crack or something else