2006 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Ford Explorer
- TRANSMISSION JERKING INTO GEAR AND HESITATING BETWEEN GEARS, IDLES ROUGH, STALLS
- How do you get the clip in the coolant temperature sensor
- My 2006 ford explorer overheated and mechanic is telling me the engine is blown.
- Does this vehicle have a timing belt or chain? If a belt, when to replace it.
- drivers door ajar warning stays on all the time????
2006 Ford Explorer Problems
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 rear window wiper may not fully contact the rear window. Our technicians tell us that replacing both the wiper blade and wiper arm will generally correct this issue.
2006 Ford Explorer Questions
Engine light came on, code came back as bank 2 sensor 2 running lean? where is this under my truck, passenger or driver side? it's downstream. now my truck feels like it's jerking between gears at times, and idling rough. is this all related? will replacing sensor fix the problem?
2006 Ford Explorer Reviews
I have only had my 2006 Ford Explorer of 2 years. When I first got it everything was working fine. After the first three months, the heating and air conditioning when bad, in the middle of the winter season. The AC worked fine, but the heater only blow cold air. I took it to the dealer ship and got that fixed, problem: Bad Themostat. Then about six months I how a problem with a sensor that caus...
THe 2006 model explorer has issues with faulty radiators and throttle bodies. I have had to have 2 radiators replaced at only 57,000 miles. Now the "wrench light is on. I was told is was probably a bad throttle body. The car has around 58,000 miles. Would not buy another.
Bought my 2006 explorer 6 months ago 37000 miles on it.The engine hesitates at 55 MPH and I hear a buzzing noise when engine shifts,possibly a loose heatshield.Replaced spark plugs also PCV valve which is heated (5hrs to change PVC)No check engine light so tech.can,t fix. NO MORE FORDS