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2002 Ford Explorer Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2002 Ford Explorer

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The annual maintenance cost of a 2002 Ford Explorer is $737. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2002 Ford Explorer Problems

2002 Ford Explorer vehicles have 21 reported problems. The most commonly reported 2002 Ford Explorer problem is: A Cosmetic Crack May Develop on the Liftgate.

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2002 Ford Explorer Reviews

2002 Ford Explorer vehicles rate highest in Exhaust and needs improvement in Drive Train
Overall (27 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
2002 Ford Explorer Reliability Rating
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 $737 which means it has poor ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Most Common 2002 Ford Explorer Questions

There are 21 related questions for 2002 Ford Explorer vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked 2002 Ford Explorer questions.
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2002 Ford Explorer Recalls

2002 Ford Explorer vehicles have 4 known recalls. The most common recall is: Ford Recalls 2002-2003 Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer Vehicles for Liftgate Glass.