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Average Mileage:
256,384 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

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1997 Ford Explorer accessories - interior problems

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1997 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 212008

Explorer 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 256,384 miles


OK so I have put a lot of miles on my poor old truck, but I love it none the less. I have experienced several small problems most of which have already been mentioned by others. This is one I did not find. My speedometer sticks, and gives a false reading most of the time, I can be creeping along with everybody blowing past me in a 30 MPH area and my speedometer says I'm going 50, worst of all, I got a speeding ticket going 83 on the interstate and speedometer said 70. Have been told its a sensor that needs changed, but ...just have to put up with it for awhile yet.

- , Sheridan, WY, USA

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