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7.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
130,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
1997 Ford Explorer engine problems

engine problem

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1997 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 052007

Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Sohc

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

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

Do NOT repeat DO NOT ever buy a Ford With an 4.0 SOHC. Engine knocking, Don't know what it is? Electrical problems left and right. Cat-converter caught on fire. I could probably go on for ever........

Does anybody own one?, Have you had similar problems. Thanks in advance.

- , Wichita, KS, USA

problem #1

Oct 262007

(reported on)

Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 161,000 miles

JUST WANT TO KNOW HOW OR WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE NOISY LIFTERS WHEN YOU START THE VEHICLE, THE NOISE IS ANNOYING AND GOES ON FOR A FEW MINUTES

- , Clarksville, TN, USA

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