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Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Ford Explorer

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Ford Explorer is between $431 and $526 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
29
Ford Explorer
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$478
Annual Repair Cost
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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 wa...
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 intake manifold O-ring gaskets commonly leak, causing stalling and poor idle quality; the Check Engine Light will illuminate.
I hear a clicking noise and cold air blows out when i turn the heat on.
Trying to determine if it needs a new fuel pump or a fuel relay what is the best way to go about ...
I have dual zone heating/cooling. Driver's side blows hot air, but passenger side, just cold. Car...
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Taurus, 2016-2017 Ford Flex, ...
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Explorer and F-150 vehicles e...
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ford Explorer vehicles manufa...
Overall Score (137 Reviews)
March 18, 2017
2012 Ford Explorer
This is one of the best vehicles I have owned. The ride is very comfortable and is easy to get in and out of. I have back problems and my wife has server dificulty walking and getting on and out of...
July 12, 2016
1993 Ford Explorer
I bought a 1993 Ford Explorer from my brother. He recycles vehicles. I drove this one, I thought it ran too good to just be cut in peices and recycled. Boy was I right!!!.. Don't even know how man...
January 21, 2016
1996 Ford Explorer
I love my Eddie Bauer ! I've had it for 10 years and it's had a few repairs but I am willing to pay what for any repair it may need. It's been so reliable and easy to drive in bad weather. We love ...