2012 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Ford Explorer

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.

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I recently installed a new battery in my 2012 Ford Explorer. The new battery has been in my vehicle for over a week now and the car has been running great. Well today my CHECK CHARGING SYSTEM warning light came on and I need to know what this means

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The inside door handles may not return to the proper stowed position when released, due to a faulty return spring in the handle. This can cause the corresponding door to unlatch, especially in a crash. Ford will inspect each inside door handle, and either repair or replace them free of charge to correct the problem.

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