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2001 Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2001 Ford Explorer

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2001 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
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2001 Ford Explorer
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$478
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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 Ford Explorer is known for a rough idle, engine stalling, loss of power, and misfires, accompanied by the check engine light. The intake manifold O-ring gaskets commonly leak, which creates a ...
Various problems with the 5-speed automatic transmission were common. These problems can be more common on the 2002 models with build dates before March, 2002. There are many service bulletins desc...
It still did not work. Checked all fuses and relays and were good.What could the problem?
When I accidentally lock my key up in the truck, How do I find the code to open the door?
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March 18, 2010
2001 Ford Explorer
I love this car. The reliability and dependability are without a doubt the best characteristics of this make and model. Gas milage isn't great, 19mpg (everywhere) if you don't put your foot in it t...
May 27, 2009
2001 Ford Explorer
had to replace the swithch on the master cylinder due to a recall for possible fire hazard. had to repace the fuel pump-mechanic said it was because i ran the gas level in the tank get to low to o...