2006 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Ford Explorer
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2006 Ford Explorer ProblemsHeater Stuck on Hottest Setting Due to Broken Heater Blend Door
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.
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.
2006 Ford Explorer Questionsbinding or rubbing noise I believe from rear of vehicle (1 answer)
has happened mostly when vehicle has been drive for 20 minor more
Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 2006....when I put my key in the ignition, my seat and pedals are supposed to get in memorized position but won`t. Then when I try to adjust my seat and pedals with the switches, I get nothing but little ticks heard from under the seat...the passenger seat works just fin...