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1997 Ford Explorer Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Ford Explorer

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1997 Ford Explorer
(11 Reviews)
$722
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 1997 Ford Explorer is $722. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1997 Ford Explorer Problems

1997 Ford Explorer vehicles have 13 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1997 Ford Explorer problem is: 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...
A rattling noise from the engine may indicate that the timing chain cassette is worn. our technicians tell us that...

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Above Average
The Ford Explorer Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 21st out of 26 for midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $722 which means it has average ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

1997 Ford Explorer Reviews

1997 Ford Explorer vehicles rate highest in Exhaust and needs improvement in Heating
Overall (11 Reviews)
Body
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical
Engine
Exhaust
Heating
Suspension

Most Common 1997 Ford Explorer Questions

There are 283 related questions for 1997 Ford Explorer vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
My speedometer will climb to 50 mph when i start to roll, (except when it is cold, i live in mt). no matter my speed,...
Where does it go and in what direction please!!!!!!
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