1997 Ford Explorer Problems

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Most Common 1997 Ford Explorer Problems

A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working.
A rattling noise from the engine may indicate that the timing chain cassette is worn.
The 1997-2001 Ford Explorer V8 with a 100% plastic intake manifold  is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold.
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1 Known 1997 Ford Explorer Brake Problem

2 Known 1997 Ford Explorer Drive Train Problems

7 Known 1997 Ford Explorer Engine Problems

1 Known 1997 Ford Explorer Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

2 Known 1997 Ford Explorer Miscellaneous Problems

13 Known 1997 Ford Explorer Problems

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