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Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Ford Explorer is between $431 and $526 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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Ford Explorer
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$478
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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 tr...
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 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 ...
JUST NEED TO REPLACE SENSOR P0405 TO SEE IF SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT IS FIX. THANKS
drivers controls are not working nor each door controls work on any doors so windows can go down ...
Cam and crankshaft not synchronized. But live data says it is. What caused this
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Taurus, 2016-2017 Ford Flex, ...
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Explorer and F-150 vehicles e...
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ford Explorer vehicles manufa...
Overall Score (138 Reviews)
April 13, 2017
1994 Ford Explorer
My 94 Explorer has a problem when I give it a great amount of gas, such as passing gear it pops, back fire and after that is goes on pretty good. Now for some unknow reason I have to keep my Master...
March 18, 2017
2012 Ford Explorer
This is one of the best vehicles I have owned. The ride is very comfortable and is easy to get in and out of. I have back problems and my wife has server dificulty walking and getting on and out of...
July 12, 2016
1993 Ford Explorer
I bought a 1993 Ford Explorer from my brother. He recycles vehicles. I drove this one, I thought it ran too good to just be cut in peices and recycled. Boy was I right!!!.. Don't even know how man...