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Ford Explorer Sport Trac Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Ford Explorer Sport Trac is between $442 and $541 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Ford Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Drive Train: 2WD
Ball Joint Replacement - Lower
$231 - $344
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
Valve Cover Gasket Replacement
$239 - $334
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Location: Both Sides
Wheel Bearing Replacement - Front
$235 - $336
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
Head Gasket Replacement
$871 - $1182
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
Fuel Pump Replacement
$375 - $475
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Ford Explorer Sport Trac
$
104
to $
1,619
Ford Explorer Sport Trac
$
176
to $
619
Ford Explorer Sport Trac
$
153
to $
1,381
Ford Explorer Sport Trac
$
1,079
to $
3,935
Ford Explorer Sport Trac
$
505
to $
816

Ford Explorer Sport Trac Problems

Plastic Intake Manifold May Crack Causing Coolant Leak

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 was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.

Wheel bearing faliure

Replace the worn wheel bearings.

Heater Stuck on Hottest Setting Due to Broken Heater Blend Door

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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Ford Explorer Sport Trac Questions

won't start can't hear the fuel pump when i turn the key (1 answer)

left the truck sitting for about four months

will a 2002 explorer sport trac rack & pinion fit/be compatible for a 2004 model (1 answer)

the rack & pinion on my 2004 explorer sport trac is what they told me needs to be replaced on my vehicle a friend has offered me the rack & pinion from a 2002 ford explorer sport trac if I wanted it so before I ask him to go through the trouble of removing it from that model I wanted to ...

my heater switch will only blow on high does it just a need resistor or a switch (1 answer)

The switch has 1- 4 only blows on nr 4

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Ford Explorer Sport Trac Recalls

Ford and Mercury Recall 2010 Models for Improper Seat Back Retention Requirements

Ford has recalled certain 2010 model year Ford Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, Fusion, and Fusion Hybrid vehicles along with Mercury Mountaineer, Milan, and Milan Hybrid vehicles for an issue with the front seat backs equipped with manual recliner mechanisms. In the event of a crash, the seat back and head restraint may move rearward, increasing the risk of injury. This is due to incorrect specification in the design of the gear plate teeth on the seat back recliner. Dealers will replace the manual recliners free of charge.

Recall 07V336000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Steering Gear Attachment Bolts May Break

11 vehicles are being recalled because the two bolts attaching the steering gear to the frame may have been overtightened. As a result, one or both bolts could break and cause the steering gear to become loose, reducing steering effectiveness and increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the steering gear mounting bolts and nuts. This recall is expected to begin on April 27, 2007. The Ford recall number is 07S52.

 

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Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

bought my 2002 sport trac new with 7 miles on it. Still have it 13 years later with 279,000 miles on it. She still runs and rides great. I still enjoy my road trips in it today. I truly believe that if you complete the maintenance when it is due, your vehicle will last a good many years. Ford really messed up taking the sport trac off line in 2010.
Never buy a 2004 sport trac with vortex engine. There is 3 thats 3 timing chains on this engine.If any one goes bad means engine replacement is the cheapest way to fix it.my advise from experience don,t buy a sport trac
This 2007 is a piece of junk! Had a 2001 and drove it for 9 years and loved it. Purchased this 2007 W/91,000 miles wanting later model. Almost immediate problem with overheating. No prior warning from heat gauges, etc., until by myself at dark-thirty on narrow highway. Pass another vehicle and engine starts to knock like crazy and all computer lights on dash flashing, engine starts to die almos...

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