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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Ford Explorer accessories - interior problems

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1998 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 162005

Explorer 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


I have a 1998 Ford Explorer 4 dr 2wd and the driver door will not open something went wrong with the lock from the inside U can open it from the outside but it wont open from the inside since that occured my anti-theft my security system and my horn also stopped working I have checked the fuses and the relays they tell me that its something in the wiring what should I

- Milledgeville, GA, USA

problem #2

Aug 012003


  • miles
Cruise control failed while activated on 4 lane highway in Washington D.C. traffic. Then realized the horn had failed as well days later. The Ford dealer seems awful aware of the problem, and the need to replace a "clock spring" in the steering column.

- Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA

problem #1

Jun 041999


  • miles
The horn failed.

- Mobile, AL, USA

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