2008 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Ford Explorer
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2008 Ford Explorer ProblemsPlastic Intake Manifold May Crack Causing Coolant Leak
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 was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.
A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a cracked exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.
My 2008 Explorer radiator failed on its own. I later noticed that my fan will always run trying to keep up with the heat generated. I also had to keep topping coolant. On making a little research, i found out that its a common problem with 2006 thru 2008 ford explorer and so many people had replaced their radiator. The cost of doing this can set you back almost a thousand bucks. I did replace the leaking radiator along with the reservoir and t...
2008 Ford Explorer Questionshow much would it be for labor on the power latch assembly on the third row (1 answer)
There was no I dication of battery problem.and dash boars has only those two signals. And then dashboard and car died. And car got stuck including gear stick.i changed the battery and car is running now. But i do t know if I also have trouble with breaks?how do I find out if breaks are ok?
all lights are on on the dash