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Ford Explorer Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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$722
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The annual maintenance cost of a Ford Explorer is $722. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Ford Explorer Problems

Ford Explorer vehicles have 38 reported problems.The most commonly reported Ford Explorer problem is: A 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 th...
A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the hvac system to stop working. a click...

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The Ford Explorer Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 21st out of 26 for midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $722 which means it has poor ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Ford Explorer Reviews

Ford Explorer vehicles rate highest in Exhaust and needs improvement in Drive Train
Ford Explorer (137 Reviews)
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Most Common Ford Explorer Questions

There are 3471 related questions for Ford Explorer vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Ford Explorer questions.
The manual shows 7.8 quarts but that seems too small of an amount. i'm doing a flush and after flushing with distille...
I took it i for rear wheel bearing assembly, a knuckle and rear brakes due to the severty of my problem. when i took...
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