2013 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2013 Ford Explorer
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2013 Ford Explorer ProblemsA/C Fan Speed Changing Constantly
The Ford Explorer with automatic climate control may have a problem with frequent fan speed changes when using the heater or air conditioner. Normally, the fan speed changes only to maintain a selected temperature, but when the fan speed changes frequently and needlessly, there is an issue with the fan speed control unit.
The fan speed control unit, sometimes erroneously called the blower motor resister, regulates the speed for the blower motor in order to maintain the temperature set by the driver. When it fails, the fan will run at random settings, and the climate control will be inaccurate.
Note: this does not affect the temperature of the air that comes from the vents, it affects the amount of air that comes from the vents.
The repair is simple, and quick. The control unit is located behind the glove box in most models, and removal and installation takes only minutes.
Also note: this only applies to vehicles with single or dual automatic climate control.
2013 Ford Explorer QuestionsWhy did I get a warning that says low oil pressure. It only lasted couple seconds and didn't happen again. I checked the oil and it's fine. (1 answer)
DRiving and lights - interior and exterior went out. Car went into reverse and spun out of control rolling me. Front axle was broken. Air bags did not properly deploy. What could of caused this and has anyone else had problems with this?
2013 Ford Explorer RecallsFuel Delivery Module Cracks And Leaks Fuel
The fuel delivery module may crack and leak fuel. Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.
Due to an internal connection issue inside the steering gear, the electric power steering may stop functioning. This would make it difficult to steer the vehicle. Dealers will reprogram the power steering control module, as well as inspect the steering gear, replacing it as necessary. These repairs will be done free of charge to resolve the problem.