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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
200,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
1996 Ford Explorer transmission problems

transmission problem

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1996 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 232007

Explorer XLT 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 208,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Transmission overheated, o/d light was blinking.

New filter and new fluid at 187,000 miles.

Fluttering sound coming from transmission at idle.

4whd transfer case keeps venting out fluid which I have not figured out.

- , Bluff City, TN, USA

problem #1

Sep 152007

(reported on)

Explorer EB 5.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 193,000 miles

Automatic transmission return oil line from radiator to transmission becomes blocked inside transmission.

Transmission was Factory flushed at 100K mile by ford.

Transmission overheats after about an hour of driving.

- , San Ramon, CA, USA

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