2006 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2006 Ford Explorer
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2006 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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2006 Ford Explorerscores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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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 wa...
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...
When unlocking with remote or turning key on, hear repetitive series of clicks in dash area and t...
The brakes are having to be pressed hard and feel spongy. Has to be pressed nearly to the floor. ...
Is there a fuse or module to check?
Overall (12 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Electrical & Lights
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 08, 2015
2006 Ford Explorer
I never owned or drove something so worst as the Explorer its a piece of junk ever nor will never buy a Ford again. Had tons of problems with electrical system plus got three batteries all in one y...
May 28, 2015
2006 Ford Explorer
My 2006 Ford Explorer just clicked 200,000 miles. Only substantial repairs have been U-bolts and a water pump.
April 02, 2014
My First new Ford Explorer was a 1997 v8; wonderful with 232,000 miles on it. Bought new 2006 v8 Ford Explorer, and what a nightmare. Many problems. Notably, radiator was replaced 12/2011 cost $634...