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Carbon Monoxide and Exhaust Poisoning in Explorers

Exhaust concerns have reached a fevered pitch for the 5th-generation Explorer. There are reports of nausea, headaches, and even carbon monoxide poisoning. Following multiple lawsuits, Ford reluctantly issued a “complimentary service” program. Just don’t call it a recall.

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Latch Failures Allow Doors to Fly Open

Ford is having a tough time with its door latches. The seemingly simple devices keep finding new ways to fail allowing doors to fly open while driving, or rebound and hit you when you go to close them. The issues have been investigated and recalled, but keep expanding to in...

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Explorer Cracked Rear Panel

If you own a 2002-2005 Explorer, chances are your rear lift-gate is cracked. It’s a widespread problem in all Ford-family SUVs from that generation, including the Mercury Mountaineer and Lincoln Aviator. But what’s causing the split?

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Cracked Rear Axle in the Windstar

The Ford Windstar is well known for a rear axle that can split apart or suddenly snap like dried kindling. An alarming number of owner...

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Spark Plug Ejection

Ford Triton engines are spitting out spark plugs like sunflower seeds, but the suits in Detroit act like there isn’t any problem. They...

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Spark Plugs Stuck in Triton Engine

Replacing spark plugs in cars has been a relatively simple task since Henry Ford mastered the assembly line, that is unless you have a...

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Ford Electronic Throttle Body Complaints

It’s been a long road for electronic throttle body (ETB) complaints in Ford and Mercury vehicles. It’s been an even longer road for ow...

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Ford's Takata Recalls

Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects 34 milli...

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Ford’s Electronic Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) Failures

Power steering is one of those things you don’t think about until it’s gone. And owners of Ford cars with electronic power assisted st...

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MyFord Touch Complaints

Ford’s customer satisfaction has been in steady decline since 2010. MyFord Touch was also released in 2010. This is not a coincidence....

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EcoBoost: Violent Shaking and Engine Fires

Ford promised a direct-injected EcoBoost engine capable of producing power while achieving better fuel efficiency. But owners generall...

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Shattering Rear Windows Leave SUV Owners Ducking For Cover

It doesn’t matter if the temperature is hot or cold, or even if the car is moving or parked, the rear windows of some Ford Explorer, E...

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Torque Converter Fails Without Warning

A faulty torque converter was causing widespread and dangerous transmission problems for owners of the 2004-05 Ford Freestar. The prob...

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Aluminum Hood Corrosion on Ford Hoods

Cars are prone to rust, unfortunately that’s just the way it is. This is especially true for those who live in rust belt states where ...

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Higher Mileage Explorer Transmissions Are Bound to Fail

Nothing lasts forever and transmissions in early 2000’s Ford Explorers are no exception. One dealership claimed 1 out of every 10 Expl...

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Focus Key Won't Turn In The Ignition

From 2000 to 2003, the Focus has a serious problem where the key won’t turn or can’t be removed from the ignition. The problems is cov...

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