2007 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Ford Explorer

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2007 Ford Explorer Problems

A 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.

Heater 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.

Worn Timing Chain Cassettes May Cause Rattling Noise From Engine

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.

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2007 Ford Explorer Questions

Run out of oil while driving. Car died. I fix ed it. Now i got no crank no star (2 answers)

What should be the problem?

black smock and rich fuel the cods p0191 & p0452 and short trim bank 1& 2 both - (1 answer)

My car Ford Explorer with a strong jerk and thick black smoke and the engine stops suddenly and WHEN i test it by obd2 there is cods p0191 & p0452 i replace fuel rial pressure sensor and nothing change, the mechanical man side PCM needs to be changed Did his talk is true because the PCM does ...

Can a worn timing chain tensioner cause a check engine light on start up (code po340) on a 2007 explore 4.0 (1 answer)

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2007 Ford Explorer Recalls

Steering Gear Attachment Bolts May Break

11 vehicles are being recalled because the two bolts attaching the steering gear to the frame may have been overtightened. As a result, one or both bolts could break and cause the steering gear to become loose, reducing steering effectiveness and increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the steering gear mounting bolts and nuts. This recall is expected to begin on April 27, 2007. The Ford recall number is 07S52.

 

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2007 Ford Explorer Reviews

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In comparison to other mid size SUV'S the 2007 Ford explorer is well built and sturdy! Maintainence is simple and not to expensive to adhere to maintence schedule! The Explorer has a compfortable ride and handels well! The interior is could use a more compfortable seating system. The base of the front seats are short and do not support large individuals comfort. They seeemed to sac...
Had to replace aluminum heater lines after the lines rubbed together and formed a hole causing all water and coolant to leak out and overheat the engine. Out of warranty only 188 miles but repairs cost over $500. Metal bar under passenger seat broke about the same time. At 64,000 miles, A/C line rubbed up against frame and made a hole so all coolant leaked out. Line and coolant had to be replac...

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