2013 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Ford Explorer

2013 Ford Explorer Questions

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?

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?

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2013 Ford Explorer Recalls

The rear doors on these vehicles are equipped with child safety locks that prevent the doors from being opened from the inside when engaged. As the rear doors are opened and closed, one or both child safety locks may switch from engaged to disengaged without warning. With the child lock disengaged, a door could be opened accidentally, increasing the risk of injury to an unrestrained occupant. Dealers will test the safety locks and replace those not meeting the testing standard.

The fuel delivery module, which is located at the fuel tank, can crack, resulting in a fuel leak. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module in the affected vehicles to correct this concern. 

During the manufacturing process, the side seam of the fuel tank may not have been properly sealed and as a result, the fuel tank would be weakened and not perform as expected in the event of a crash. In addition, a fuel leak could develop at any time. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace it as necessary on vehicles included in this recall.

 

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2013 Ford Explorer Reviews

Recently purchased the 2013 Explorer and basically love it except when driving at highway speeds hear a rattling or buzzing bee type noise coming from the front windshield. Needless to say with only 800 miles on this vehicle, it will be going back to the dealership.

I love the looks and design of our 2013 Explorer, however I have a persistent wind noise coming from the lower right side of the windshield when a strong right to left cross wind is present. The dealership has been unable to diagnose the problem after two visits. Also, I feel that the v-6 engine is under powered and constantly has to be kicked into another gear to accelerate even moderately. ...

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