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1999 Ford Explorer Problems

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Most Common 1999 Ford Explorer Problems

A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the ...
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 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. This will often trigger...
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1 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Brakes Problem

4wd vehicles may develop a squealing noise coming from the front wheels when driving below 30 mph. This is generally caused by dry excluder seals, lubricating the seals will commonly correct this...

0 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Drive Train Problems

1 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Electrical & Lights Problem

6 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Engine Problems

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 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. This will often trigger...
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 ...

0 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the ...

0 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Maintenance Problems

3 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Miscellaneous Problems

The rear window wiper may not fully contact the rear window. Our technicians tell us that replacing both the wiper blade and wiper arm will generally correct this issue.
The rear wiper may stop working. This could be due to a rear wiper motor that has failed requiring replacement.

0 Known 1999 Ford Explorer Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1999 Ford Explorer Problems & Complaints

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...
A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the ...
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 ...
The Check Engine Light will illuminate and the engine will idle roughly when cold. There are updated upper intake manifold gaskets to resolve the problem.
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. This will often trigger...
The Ford Explorer with the optional 5.0L/302ci V8 may develop misfires, rough running, and loss of power, accompanied by the check engine light illuminating. Ignition wires can rest on the exhaust...
The rear window wiper may not fully contact the rear window. Our technicians tell us that replacing both the wiper blade and wiper arm will generally correct this issue.
The rear wiper may stop working. This could be due to a rear wiper motor that has failed requiring replacement.
4wd vehicles may develop a squealing noise coming from the front wheels when driving below 30 mph. This is generally caused by dry excluder seals, lubricating the seals will commonly correct this...
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