2004 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Ford Explorer
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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.
Various problems with the 5-speed automatic transmission were common. These problems can be more common on the 2002 models with build dates before March, 2002. There are many service bulletins describing the diagnoses and repairs, which include fluid leak repairs, transmission software updates, or internal failures requiring a costly repair.
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.
2004 Ford Explorer QuestionsShe won't start, getting a low voltage reading. (1 answer)
Putting the key in second position most lights come on, then in third position it gets a fast clicking noise and all the dials on the instrument panel go further down then they normally are and are fluttering very slightly in place at the same speed. ABS, check gage, check door ajar, seatbelt li...
I had recently gotten my fuel pump replaced not even a week after it was fixed I was driving and it just shut off on me while driving. I replaced the crankshaft sensor and still nothing I don't know what could be wrong I have had it little over a year when i try to crank it the truck makes a ...
What is wrong when my car is knocking when you crank it up