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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
105,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
1998 Ford Explorer drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 152012

Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 105,000 miles

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

After driving for approx 45 minutes at 65 mph on highway, I slowed down and entered Costco's parking lot. All of a sudden the engine sped up to 2,000 RPM while in Drive. I put it into Neutral and shut off the key.

Upon restarting, it was OK. This is my first major problem with this vehicle. It has been a dream to own. Does anyone have a solution?

- , Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico

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