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1998 Ford Explorer Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Ford Explorer

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1998 Ford Explorer
(5 Reviews)
$722
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 1998 Ford Explorer is $722. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1998 Ford Explorer Problems

1998 Ford Explorer vehicles have 17 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1998 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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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.

1998 Ford Explorer Reviews

1998 Ford Explorer vehicles rate highest in Body and needs improvement in Electrical
Overall (5 Reviews)
Body
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical
Engine
Exhaust
Heating
Suspension

Most Common 1998 Ford Explorer Questions

There are 265 related questions for 1998 Ford Explorer vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
I connected the new blend door actuator door to ac an heat not getting power
Trying to find out where the canister purge valve is located in my 1998 ford explorer limited edition v8 two wheel...

1998 Ford Explorer Recalls

1998 Ford Explorer vehicles have 10 known recalls. The most common recall is: Ford Recalls Firestone Wilderness AT and Radial ATX Tires on Multiple Trucks and SUVs.
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