2008 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Ford Explorer
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2008 Ford Explorer is between $431 and $526 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.
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2008 Ford Explorerscores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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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 conc...
The rear wiper may stop working. This could be due to a rear wiper motor that has failed requiring replacement.
A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a cracked exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.
Or can I simply just drive it for a while afterwards and it will relearn everything?
There was no I dication of battery problem.and dash boars has only those two signals. And then d...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Electrical & Lights
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
December 31, 2010
I bought this SUV for it's towing capacity and the 4X4 and it really does great in these areas. It also drives well and has a comfortable ride for an SUV. Rear corner blind spots are an issue but...
July 20, 2010
2008 Ford Explorer
PCM fuse keeps blowing...first time while under warranty but they didn't document it under warranty, now that we are over warranty by 4000 miles, it happened again and they said the whole wiring ha...
March 03, 2010
lots of problems with sensors, always has to have diagnostics run at $400 a pop, before ford will repair anything, this is a model NOT TO BUY, unless you have lots of money every time the sensors s...