I Now Have To Have It Towed To A ford Dealer To Get It Fixed. The Abs Light Stays Lit Continuously Even After Having The Brake System Services. I have a 2002 Ford Explorer, the Eddie Bauer edition, and for about the last year or so I've been having issues with the door ajar light and alarm. This Is Not An Old Vehicle. We used this in New England harsh weather and took twice to Arizona. If it is not that switch, work your way through other doors. I Bought This Vehicle In 2004 Used.
Ford motor company has denied our claim to repair the stripped out threads in the cylinders, with a 75,000 mile extended warranty. Dealer Attempted To Repair The Vehicle, But Was Not Able To Remedy The Problem. This problem at first was here and there but now my door ajar light won't go out, I turned my interior lights off, but at times the locks start going crazy and the door beeps out of control for long periods of time. If So Many People With This Vehicle Have All The Same Problems How Can There Be No Recall? I Contact The Dealership To Make A Complaint But They Simply Just Ignore My Complaint. I Have Read Of Many Wheel Bearing Issues With This Model Which Signifies A Manufacturers Defect. Aug 16, 2007 2002 ford explorer 4.
Mar 15, 2006 Three Instances Of Whining Noise At 50+ Mph And Fluid Leakage From Rear Axle Seal 2002 ford explorer. We Have Had The Transmission In For Service And Were Told Nothing Was Wrong. When It Started To Get Very Cold, My explorer, That I Just Bought, Started To Not Want To Go Into Gear. I Noticed Significant Corrosion Of Brake Assembly Where Fluid Is Running Into The Wheel Assembly. Have Also Had To Replace Timing Chain Tensioner, Rear Windshield Wiper Assembly, Air Conditioning Unit Under Warranty.
This Year And Model Of ford explorer Has Bad Bearings And Hub Assemblies. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Again If I Would Have Had ford Do The Work It Would Have Cost Us Around A 1,000. There Were Squeaks When Going Over Bumps. One Has To Crawl Under The Rear Transaxle And Carefully Inspect The Two Axle Seals To Look For Signs Of Corrosion And Fluid Leakage.
We live in middle of Rockies in Colorado so we knew we had to get a vechical that could take on the winter, plus get us over the passes when traveling. Some problems, if caught early, can be less expensive to repair. I read about this issue and some said if they left their doors unlocked, their alarm wouldn't go off, that solved that problem, though I hate leaving my doors unlocked. Read further to find out. I had issue with throttle cable sticking back in Feb 2008. Vehicle was purchased on 20020515. Ignition Switch Hard To Insert Key At Times.
I also had problems with the door ajar light on, no windows would work, the running lights quit and had to turn them on manually, the radio would not shut off. There Is A Strong Rotten Egg Smell In My explorer. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Vehicle was purchased on 20070814. The First One Caused Loss Of Control When Accelerating On Highway. I had a minor crack which I repaired on my own before. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.
Vehicle was purchased on 20020312. I first noticed the problem when suddenly at night the alarm would start going off by itself. Since i have owned this vehicle from new, here is the list of problems i've had. The Whining Noise Will Increase As Fluid Level Decreases With Risk Failure And Loss Of Control. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. When The Car Was New 25,000 The Dealer Replaced The Rear Pumpkin, Very Loud Whine. We have also noticed that a door sensor light has been flashing while we were driving.
This Is A Sever Problem As I Drive My Small Children Around In. Welcome to the Ford Family! July 23, 2006 explorer Makes Whining Noise In Rear End At Speeds Between 45 And 70 Mph. May 21, 2005 Wheel Bearings Eroded After Only 75k Miles; Tires In Danger Of Falling Off. I Was Told The Rear Needed A Special Lube For The Rear To Keep The Rear Clutches Free, I Had A Local Shop Replace The Rear Differential Oil With A Special Blend And It Has Been Fine Since. Feb 18, 2008 Loud Grinding Noise From Front And Rear Wheels, The Front Wheel Bearing Failed Along With The Front Carrier Bearings Were Spun Replaced Them At 82,000 Miles And At 86,000 Miles The Rear Did The Same Thing But The Rear Did Not Spin The Carrier Bearings not Yet Anyways The Front Repair Cost Me And My Wife Over 600 Dollars would Have Been Over 900. She Said A Couple Months.
That's very important with our life style. I Never Had A Car That Experienced This Issue. He is 16 year parts veteran for carquest. Neither Of The 2 Rear Windows Roll Down And The Back Hatch Lift Replace On Recall Is Broken Yet Again. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.
This Has Happened On 3 Occasions. There should be no clunk when coming to a stop. I Would Like To See To The Possibility Of A Class Action Lawsuit Against ford If They Cannot Agree To A Recall, Since There Are Certainly Well Enough People With These Problems. In August, a spark plug blew out of the left head. Maximum towing capacity ranges from 3,500 lb. The Current Mileage Is 92,000 And Failure Mileage Was 50,000.