5.3

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
42,867 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
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problem #3

Apr 012008

Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

Now we have to carry flashlights to see anything at night, I've replaced damn near everything on this f*cking piece of sh*t car. I liked it so much when it was new now it's falling the f@ck apart!

- , Carrington, ND, USA

problem #2

Dec 012002

Explorer Limited 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 600 miles

I noticed right away, that in cold weather the interior lights to not come on when you get into the car......the brand new car......THANKS FORD! I can't afford to take time off from work to fix all these annoying problems.

- , Summerville, SC, USA

problem #1

Mar 222007

(reported on)

Explorer V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles

The interior lights on our Exlorer do not turn on when opening the door or when using the remote to unlock. The lights will turn on about one minute after getting in the vehicle. Haviang this problem checked at the dealer. Their first comment was a sticking door switch, but I do not believe that is the case. I suspect that it is a control unit somewhere.

- , Amboy, IN, USA