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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1997 Ford Explorer suspension problems

suspension problem

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1997 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 122003

Explorer

  • miles

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

While driving driver heard a loud noise coming from the front of the vehicle. Consumer had the vehicle towed to a dealership. Mechanic informed consumer that wheel bearings failed.

- Rockford, MI, USA

problem #2

Jan 032000

(reported on)

Explorer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The front wheel bearings are leaking grease causing the ABS system to engage.

- Billerica, MA, USA

problem #1

Apr 261998

Explorer

  • miles
Pulling into parking space when wheels made a thumping noise. This would happen when turning wheels. Had to have front wheel bearings replaced. Took vehicle to dealer.

- Friendship, ME, USA

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