2005 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Ford Explorer
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2005 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.
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.
2005 Ford Explorer QuestionsHow do I change a burned out lamp in the steering wheel controls? (1 answer)
I don't want to break anything by prying on the switches.
I have a 2005 ford explorer. I started loosing oil pressure, so we took off the oil pan to see what was going on. There was plastic chunks in it. I have been told they are the timing chain guides. What I need to know is, what all will I have to replace inorder to fix my explorer?? I just w...
Trouble code p0193 comes up and I need to know how to fix and dies it have anything to do with vacuums when my a/c won't switch to just vents instead of defrost and vents