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2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac owner complaints.

Most Common 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Problems

The Ford Explorer Sport Trac with the 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...
Replace the worn wheel bearings.
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...
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0 Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Brakes Problems

1 Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Drive Train Problem

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...

0 Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Electrical & Lights Problems

4 Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Engine Problems

The Ford Explorer Sport Trac with the 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...
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 Sport Trac 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...

0 Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Miscellaneous Problem

Replace the worn wheel bearings.

0 Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 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...
The Ford Explorer Sport Trac with the 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...
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...
Replace the worn wheel bearings.
The Ford Explorer Sport Trac with the 4.6L V8 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the strong smell of coolan...
The Ford Explorer Sport Trac 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...
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 ...
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