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 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.
2006 Ford Explorer Questions2006 Explorer. Leaking clear fluid around the shifter. Fluid Exchange yesterday (1 answer)
The brakes are having to be pressed hard and feel spongy. Has to be pressed nearly to the floor. Took to Big O and they did a Brake Fluid Exchange. Brake Fluid Flush Service included Kit and brake fluid. Now there is a leak around the (right side mainly) of the shifter. Looks clear similar to whi...
Is there a fuse or module to check?
Hard shifting seems to run in limp mode. Shop said tranny bad just from codes. This true or could be solenoid pack?