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What's Wrong with the Ford Explorer?

The Ford Explorer has a total of 12498 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the transmission (28%) followed by the body (23%) and the interior (9%).

You should avoid the 3rd generation (2002–2005) Explorer because of its overall PainRank™ of 123.25.

How Explorer Generations Rank

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Trending Explorer Complaints

These are the most common complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com by Explorer owners over the last year.

Most Complained About Explorer Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.