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2000 explorer XLT / 5R55E transmission problems

May 29, 2018, 2:15 am

In light traffic on the way home the other day, I started to pass a couple of cars. As I accelerated and the transmission down shifted, it almost immediately started slipping. Backing off the gas it ... Read more »

heat problem

November 23, 2017, 7:54 pm

My wife drives a 1997 Explorer XLT AWD, 5.0. Recently the heater stopped w orking at all although the AC is fine. I thought it was a clogged heater c ore and back flushed it and nothing but clean... Read more »

Check cage light

August 4, 2017, 1:20 am

So I have a 2003 Ford Explorer I was driving it today and my car died and when it did the only lights that were on were my battery light and my check cage light it's never happened before though and ... Read more »

Is cruise control dependent on wheel speed sensors to work?

May 18, 2017, 6:02 pm

I have a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport 2D 2WD withe a check engine code indicating the wheel speed sensor error. The cruise control does not engage though the on-dash indicator goes and off properly. If t... Read more »

94 explorer

March 31, 2017, 2:57 am

The transmission does not move anywhere when I put it in overdrive or first it'll only take offense I'm going down the road I can shift from 2nd to drive and the rest of the gears does anybody know w... Read more »


February 5, 2016, 9:55 pm

I've got a 91 explorer with 43000 miles on it. The truck is running fine bu t when I idle the whole thing shakes and puts out a deep tremble noise. And once I get out there is a burning smell almo... Read more »

OBX Racing Headers have arrived for BIG WHITE

February 5, 2016, 2:27 pm

OBX Racing Headers have arrived! Up until recently the only headers available for the 5.0 2nd Generation Ford Explorer were Torque Monster headers (allegedly currently made by Al's Headers in Anaheim... Read more »

New (to me) 2000 Ford Explorer Limited - 5.0 - AWD - Pearl White

February 5, 2016, 2:27 pm

Well, the 94 Green/Teal limited finally moved on to other pastures and I had the opportunity to pick up a PRISTINE 2000 Ford Explorer Limited with the 5.0 Liter V8 Motor, All Wheel Drive in White Pea... Read more »

cam shaft sensor

February 2, 2016, 7:10 pm

Hi -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi I am glad I found this site. This is my problem. I have a 2000 explorer. I cant get 1.5 volts to the cam shaft s... Read more »

Big White went to the beach - 2015 - 2000 Ford Explorer with Saleen XP8 Par...

October 30, 2015, 11:56 am

Just some pictures of a recent beach trip with Big White. Wanted to see how the AWD would perform after adding the 18 Speedline 1908 Saleen Magnesium Rims and the 2 Lowering. Will be posting a video ... Read more »

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Torque Spec for brake anchor plate-to-steering knuckle bolts ?

rating: 5

I've got a 98 4WD 4 door explorer and I'm pulling the front rotors to be resurfaced. I had to remove the 2 bolts for the brake anchor plate to get the rotor off (these are not the same bolts that ... Read more »

1999 Explorer Sport Owners Manual

rating: 5

I just purchased a 1999 Ford Explorer Sport that is fully loaded, the vehicle didn't come with an Owners Manual so I anyone has a link to where I can download one for free I would apprechiate it, oh ... Read more »

Overheating 99 Ford Explorer

rating: 5

Looking for some ideas. Recently my Ford Explorer started overheating. It's a 99 4.0L SOHC with 120,000 miles. Once it cooled down I checked the coolant and it looks a nice green although the over... Read more »

1996 Ford Explorer XLT V8 AWD Heater Core...Easy or Hard?

rating: 5

The heater core is leaking on my 1996 Ford Explorer XLT V8 AWD. I can see and smell steam coming from the Vents. Has anyone replaced a heater core for this model? Is it easy or hard? I'm debating... Read more »

vacuum line

rating: 5

I have a vacuum line that is broken, it goes to the egr vacuum sensor. I spliced a piece of tubing to reconnect it. I would like to replace the line. It is the red line. It goes into a line that conn... Read more »

Service memos

rating: 5

My dealership is claiming that there is a brand new memo that came out stating that remote starters kill the battery for in 2006-2007 Explorers. Is there anywhere I can find this information on For... Read more »

Coolant Leak/Hissing

rating: 5

Drove home and heard hissing sound from engine. Opened up the hood and saw white steam coming out from where engine cover is. Also there was a pretty big coolant leak. Next day turned on engine, no... Read more »

Re: 2002 Explorer with intermittent "jerking" when accelerating

rating: 5

Chek some of the symptoms of some of the members in this forum in conection to the 5r55w transmision and the torque converter, I don't mean to bust your bubble but you better check a... Read more »

92 Explorer transfer case neutral option??

rating: 5

Have a 92 Explorer with the electric shift. Obviously there is no Ford provided selectable neutral so I can disengage both drive shafts for towing behind an RV. I know there is a dealer option for ... Read more »

IAT Sensor location 94 explorer?

rating: 5

Hi everyone. I have a 94 EB Explorer 4x4. I have a haynes manual that saids I have a IAT Sensor in my air intake assembly. I cannot find this and also noticed the picture in the haynes manual that... Read more » is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.