Ford Explorer Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Ford Explorer
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Ford Explorer ProblemsA 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 the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.
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 heater gets stuck on the hottest setting, the heater blend door may be broken requiring replacement of the heater box to repair the issue.
The composite (plastic) intake manifold may crack near the thermostat housing and cause a coolant leak. Ford released an updated manifold that was reinforced to prevent a recurrence. No recall was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.
Ford Explorer Questionsfuel pump pressure problems (1 answer)
fuel pump will not prime when vehicle is at normal operating temperature . Primes fine when vehicle is cold Checked fuse and swapped relay. Verified problem with pressure test gauge
What does it mean when the dash indicator showed charging system service now on a 2017 Ford explorer?
After driving my 98 explorer sport during the day i shut it off, come back, getin and start but will not start. 15-30 mins later she starts and drives.
Ford Explorer RecallsTurbocharger Oil Lines Leak Oil
The turbocharger oil supply lines may not be brazed properly, resulting in an engine oil leak. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the turbocharger oil supply tubes free of charge to resolve the concern.
The manual reclining driver's side front seat may have a seat back frame that is not welded sufficiently. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the seat back frame free of charge to resolve the concern.
The rear suspension toe links may fracture, resulting in a loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links free of charge to resolve the concern.