2004 Ford Explorer Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 Ford Explorer

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2004 Ford Explorer
(10 Reviews)
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 2004 Ford Explorer is $722. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2004 Ford Explorer Problems

2004 Ford Explorer vehicles have 20 reported problems.The most commonly reported 2004 Ford Explorer problem is: A Cosmetic Crack May Develop on the Liftgate
A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. ford has released a service procedure to replace ...
A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the hvac system to stop working. a...

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Group 4
Group 4
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.

2004 Ford Explorer Reviews

2004 Ford Explorer vehicles rate highest in Exhaust and needs improvement in Drive Train
Overall (10 Reviews)
Drive Train

Most Common 2004 Ford Explorer Questions

There are 299 related questions for 2004 Ford Explorer vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
The noise i hear on my o5 explorer when trying to start is right under the coils in front of the left bank of the...
Car shut off on the freeway changed the starter alternator and battery still will not crank but my battery is draining

Ford Recalls

Ford Explorer vehicles have 0 known recalls.
The Ford has 5 known total recalls. The most common Ford can be viewed below.
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