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Another rare one - Mercury Mountaineer SportTruck Prototype

September 20, 2018, 8:07 pm

> Here is another rare gem - by none other than Ford. This Mercury Mountaineer (same as the Ford Explorer) SportTruck Prototype > > > This SportTruck is 1 of 1 and was built for over $50k in 1... Read more »

Saleen Ford Explorer XP8 and XP6 Photos

September 18, 2018, 4:39 pm

> I've collected several pictures over the years of many of the Saleen XP8 and Saleen XP6 Explorers. In case you might not now about the Saleen Ford Explorer: > > > The Saleen XP8 is a perform... Read more »

VxDiag - diabling bulb out?

September 5, 2018, 5:16 am

Vxnano/vxdiag100 Trying to find info on what module to program/option to disable bulb check 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac VIDEO LTD. Read more »

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 »

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

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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 »

HELP! Missing / Bucking over 4000 rpm

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I have a 94 Explorer with 248K miles and at the end of my rope. After warm up only, it misses and backfires around and above 4000 rpm. I have replaced the following (in this order) in an attempt to c... 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 »

vacuum line

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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 »

defroster smell

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2000 Explorer I have a moldy smell when I first turn on my defrosters in the morning. I bought a spray that is supposed to kill the mold. It says to spray it in to the fresh air intake> Can anybody... Read more »

Service memos

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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 »

Re: 2002 Explorer with intermittent "jerking" when accelerating

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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 »

Intake manifold leak in 1994 Explorer

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I just came back from an Mobil station where they told me that they saw my manifold leaking coolant when they were changing my oil. When put under pressure, there was a pretty substantial leak of co... Read more »

92 Explorer transfer case neutral option??

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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 »

1996 5.0L Explorer XLT Heater Core Replacement

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I'm considering on taking a week off and trying to replace the heater core in my 96 V8 Explorer XLT . I've replaced a few in other vehicles over the years so I know what a pain it can be. I also ... 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.